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Story of the Mirror

https://rocstudios.itch.io/story-of-the-mirrorNote: This game was released on October 27, 2018 for Darktober Game Jam 2018. Story of the Mirror This is a short horror game that IĀ developed for DarkTober Game Jam 2018 using the Pico-8 fantasy console. This game is not suited for children or those who are easily disturbed. Controls:…

“Last time on Dragon Ball Z…” How to get your players up to speed when they’ve been gone awhile

It happens to everyone. You’re enjoying the latest story-driven game or open world RPG, but suddenly, for one reason or another, you stop playing the game. Not that you weren’t enjoying the game, but it was getting late that night. Your boss wants you in early the next morning to…

Punishment in Video Games: How Much Punishment is Too Much or Too Little?

The question of how much punishment should be given to the player when they lose a life or make a bad choice is highly dependent on the type of game being created. Most modern single-player games tend to have less punishment as publishers want people to be able to complete…

The Collection

https://rocstudios.itch.io/the-collection Note: I developed this for Fantasy Console Jam #1 on July 14, 2017. A space shoot-em-up. Shoot as many enemies as you can and go for the high score. The enemies will become faster and more numerous over time. How to play: Hit the ‘Z’ key to start the…

Cathode Ray Sunshine

https://rocstudios.itch.io/cathode-ray-sunshine Note: This game was released February 28, 2018 for Fantasy Console Game Jam #3. If you get a game over, hit the reset button to try again. This is a short horror game that I developed using the Pico-8 fantasy console. This game is not suited for children or…

Legend of the Blades

https://gamejolt.com/dashboard/games/259875 This game is currently under development. Legend of the Blades is a 3/4 perspective action game with light RPG elements. You must travel the land and defeat the four knights who each wield a sword of elemental power – Rock, Crystal, Sun and Moon. After each knight has been…