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“Dark World” – Postmortem

This was my 4th Ludum Dare, I planned to use my own open source game engine and was eager to experiment with the new dynamic lighting system I added. When the theme was announced on Friday night I was at … Continue reading

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Dark World – Ludum Dare 25

“Dark World” is a platformer/shooter game I made for Ludum Dare 25. The theme was “You are the villain”.  It scored 158 overall out of 1327 entries and also received 38th in the mood category. My idea was to put a spin on … Continue reading

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Frank Engine Improvements

I’ve been working full time on improving my game engine and adding some awesome new features.  I made some big optimizations, fixed a massive amount of bugs and and cleaned up the code so it’s easier to use.  But I think the … Continue reading

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Spacescape

“Spacescape” is a platformer shooter game I made for Ludum Dare 21, the theme was “Escape”.  This was my best entry so far receiving 18th out of 599 entries!  It also got 20th for the audio category. The premise is that … Continue reading

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Protractor – Postmortem

Last weekend I participated in Ludum Dare 18 and worked intensely for 48 hours to create an interesting little game called Protractor, here’s a link to my competition entry.  Leading up to the comp I played some winners of the … Continue reading

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Ludum Dare 18

Ludum Dare 18 is over.  The theme was “Enemies as Weapons”. My entry is called “Protractor”, it’s a katamari shmup! Competition Entry Official entry page at Ludum Dare Updates Download newest version: http://www.frankforce.com/downloads/protractor.zip I fixed some bugs and made some … Continue reading

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Pill Bug

The theme for May’s experimental gameplay project was “high speed”. My idea was to do a modern re-envisioning of sonic the hedgehog. I got started a little late and this entry is still a work in progress. At this point … Continue reading

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A Stitch In Time – Postmortem

Last month I participated in the 7 day game challenge at the experimental gameplay project. The theme was repetition and I wanted to expand on the concept of replaying the same level while layering ghosts of your previous runs. I … Continue reading

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A Stitch In Time

For this month’s experimental gameplay project I created a rapid prototype involving time travel. The theme was “repetition”. My entry is a hybrid shooter/puzzle called “A Stitch in Time”. You are trapped in a 1 minute long time loop and … Continue reading

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Pixel Words 7×7

I have just released a new version of Pixel Words Screensaver that uses a 7×7 pixel font allowing for crosswords of up to 7 letters.  All of the horizontal and vertical words you see in the video below are real … Continue reading

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