CanaFez – Noisy neighbours

This is something that’s been in the current build for a little while now but I thought I’d make a full post here since, well, I’ve been a bit neglectful in regards to posting updates / features about CanaFez on this site.

Plus it’s a good excuse as any to post some new pictures of the game. LOOK AT THESE PICTURES OF MY VIDEO GAME!

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CanaFez (working title)

It’s been a while since I’ve worked on a personal project outside of a game jam or university project, so I thought it high time to jump back into game development once again and try my hand at a new project… CanaFez is a blend between the excellent rooftop runner Canabalt and the world rotation mechanics from Fez.

GBJam!

It’s been a long time since I’ve worked on any personal projects and even longer since developing a game independently, so at the start of October I entered GBJam, a Game Boy themed game jam. For this jam, participants had 10 days (October 1st – 10th) to a develop a game of any genre using only 4 colours at a resolution of 160×144.

Big Goose (and website)

Following our success with Type Fighter, we were approached by our University to develop a number of additional arcade games for a week of cyber security awareness (organised by UWE’s IT department). Towards the end of development I took the initiative to create a website to help publicise the games we created under the name Big