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Title: AGBIC2018 Bloom
Post by: iWasAdam on September 01, 2018, 12:24:10 PM
OK. So while there was a break between competitions. I thought I'd have a go at AGBIC2018 (A Game By Its Cover)
https://itch.io/jam/a-game-by-its-cover-2018 (https://itch.io/jam/a-game-by-its-cover-2018)

I chose the cart: Bloom
(http://famicase.com/18/softs/111_sample.jpg)
Where It's Bloom Season!
Play as Squik, a mouse florist matching and arranging colorful flowers in this fast pace puzzle game.

I'm not quite finished, but I got a bit carried away  :-X

Here's the menu screen

(https://img.itch.zone/aW1nLzE0NjY0MDUucG5n/original/cBow%2Bu.png)
Title: Re: AGBIC2018 Bloom
Post by: Qube on September 02, 2018, 01:51:49 AM
2600, NES and Arcade. Does that mean you've done three versions of the same game to represent the different platforms?

As a side note, I've never heard of Bloom :P
Title: Re: AGBIC2018 Bloom
Post by: Xerra on September 02, 2018, 01:58:34 AM
Never heard of Bloom either. Is it an early Match 3 or something?
Title: Re: AGBIC2018 Bloom
Post by: iWasAdam on September 02, 2018, 08:21:55 AM
there was only one arcade machine made.
(https://vjointeractive.files.wordpress.com/2018/09/screen-shot-2018-09-02-at-08-18-41.png)

But Shirley you all remember the faithful 2600 version
(https://img.itch.zone/aW1nLzE0NjE0MTcucG5n/original/XgK6J9.png)

And the ever popular NES version that sold (crap) loads?
(https://img.itch.zone/aW1nLzE0NDMwODgucG5n/original/mycuoh.png)
Title: Re: AGBIC2018 Bloom
Post by: Derron on September 02, 2018, 09:54:16 AM
Think I stated it somewhere else (PM or so?) but some sprites are high-res (flower-stem and horizontal line to split top and body of the wooden boxes/crates).
Think parts of the glass-door are also pretty high res compared to the other stuff. Metallic railing looks coooool  but mixes high and lowres too. Not to talk about the "mice life" indicator.
Else it looks....gorgeous.


bye
Ron
Title: Re: AGBIC2018 Bloom
Post by: iWasAdam on September 02, 2018, 11:09:41 AM
You got me with older screenshots there...
Here's the final showing the same level
2600:
(https://vjointeractive.files.wordpress.com/2018/09/screen-shot-2018-09-02-at-11-04-59.png)

NES:
(https://vjointeractive.files.wordpress.com/2018/09/screen-shot-2018-09-02-at-11-04-43.png)

and the Arcade:
(https://vjointeractive.files.wordpress.com/2018/09/screen-shot-2018-09-02-at-11-04-32.png)

 :-*
Title: Re: AGBIC2018 Bloom
Post by: iWasAdam on September 13, 2018, 08:29:04 AM
Phew... It's finished:  :o
https://itch.io/jam/a-game-by-its-cover-2018/rate/304771 (https://itch.io/jam/a-game-by-its-cover-2018/rate/304771)

(https://img.itch.zone/aW1hZ2UvMzA0NzcxLzE0OTQ2MzguZ2lm/original/2EF6FM.gif)

Help mouse Florist Squik collect flower, avoiding worms and the cat and the falling crates!

For both Windows and MacOS featuring fast retro action. Play the arcade, the NES or the vintage Atari 2600 version
(https://img.itch.zone/aW1hZ2UvMzA0NzcxLzE0OTQ2MzkucG5n/original/cBuJqb.png)

And all with glorious chip tunes and chip synth FX!

(https://img.itch.zone/aW1hZ2UvMzA0NzcxLzE0OTQ2MzYuZ2lm/original/87t1wB.gif)

(https://img.itch.zone/aW1hZ2UvMzA0NzcxLzE0OTQ2NDAucG5n/original/ENNmAK.png)
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