Never Stop Exploding

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I was walking down the street one day and saw someone wearing a The North Face shirt that said Never Stop Exploring but I misread it as Never Stop Exploding and was really confused. However, it also inspired me to make the images above, drawing inspiration from two of the most explode prone Pokémon – Voltorb and Electrode!

Maybe this would look good on a T-shirt or print?

Below is a reference image I used as a base for the concept.

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Reference Image
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Tiger

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Final Result

This was a design I made after reading through an Illustrator tutorial by Evert Martin.

I took a tiger as my base (see below). After following the tutorial I came out with the above image. It kind of looks more like a bear to me but I like it anyway. It was a quick production to get the feel for Illustrator more so I didn’t spend time on refining it.

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You can create some pretty crazy looking things with Martin’s methods – and quickly too!

Loneliness

Loneliness was created when I was feeling melancholic and distanced from people. I felt lonely and alone and thought creating a game to express myself might help.

I had originally started the game as a search for collecting friends but they would constantly disappear. When they were all gone, the game would end.

This was the original character design: character

However, I changed the goal and made it a game where you tried to escape from being lonely and alone. Neither game had a win state as I felt nihilistic and wanted people to experience the helplessness I felt.

The newer character design: idleF5

How to Play: Arrows = Movement

Download:

Both are PC only.

Loneliness (Game): Download Here

Loneliness (Assets): Download Here

Alone (Old version): Download Here

X-Mas Gift 2013

This was done as a gift for three of my friends for Christmas 2013. I, however, got very sidetracked and did not complete it until the summer of 2014. I showed them the gift at our yearly cottage trip and while there were a lot of bugs it was well received.

I had started this game using GameMaker before I learned Unity so I think that attributed to a lot of the bugs but it was also a good refresher on how to use the program.

As I was side-tracked a lot, I ran out of time to finish my original vision, therefore I had to reuse sprites and rush things. All in all, I would not make a game for friends for Christmas again.

I wanted to make each level unique to the person it was to represent (minus myself) and they are as follows:

Steve_idle1 Steve: Platformer where you have to use a compass to find the item in the level.

Adam_idle1 Adam: Sneak and infiltrate your way through the lasers to unlock the doors.

Greg_idle1 Greg: Shoot-em-up.

Corey_idle1 Corey (me): The game creator and only appears in the intro/outro.

How to Play:

All: Arrows = move/jump

Steve: no other controls

Adam: Space = move slower, C = push button

Greg: Q = hold to aim up, C = shoot

Download:

PC only: Download Here