If you have been following our github account you would have probably noticed that over the last few days we have just created a few new repositories for a few of our older projects. The two projects I am talking about are the Dressup Blueprint and the Zoe Dressup Game. These were in need of some TLC as not only were created using pre Kiwi.JS 1.0.0, but some of code may have been a bit too convoluted.
Below you checkout the Zoe dress-up game. Sorry, it won’t look much different visually, but under the hood it does!
Want to know how we have done it? If you want to check out the code you can find the links to repos below.
Just to note that the Zoe Dressup Game extends the Dressup Blueprint. So a lot of the core code is the same between them.
Whilst your are checking out the code if you find any mistakes, unclear documentation or the like, then go ahead and make the correct changes and make a pull request. We do want the code to be the best it can, and if you think it’s not then help us out.
Every year a group people with deep knowledge in their area of speciality congregate in Auckland to attend “The Project”, a conference hosted by AUT and orgnanzied by our friend Hal Josephson, the Founder of MediaSense. With speakers from Twitter, Buzz Media and Universal Music NZ, this years conference did not disappoint! By far my favourite take away from the conference was Cameron Gawley Co-Founder and CEO, BuzzShift talking about how Netflix came up with the concept House of Cards. Wow!
Anyway our role was to come up with a game around disruption and “Project Disrupt” is what we came up with. A cute HTML5 Top-Down conference game where attendees can login and interact with the speakers and the sponsors of the event. This game is disruptive for a couple of reasons, (a) because it took us just a couple of days to make (remember once upon a time games took MONTHS to build), and (b) because it is built using HTML5 which for those who don’t know is a web standards compliant technology that will run on just about everything – staggeringly last year alone over 1B HTML5 capable devices were sold!
While this game took us only 2 days to develop, it took about 4 full days to draw all of the art work! A big shout out to our friend Niko for doing such an amazing job on that – it looks totally stunning!!!
The game was announced on the second day of the conference, over 160 people played and went in the draw to win a new Samsung Galaxy S5. Boom!
Play Project Disrupt – The Game!
Hi team, here’s a new HTML5 game that we put together in Kiwi.JS
Don’t let the somewhat familiar graphic style fool you, our game is a fast-paced tapper with no room for error.
This came about when one of our community members suggested that we needed more original content to compliment the upcoming Kiwi.JS V1 launch. As such we decided to make a simple, score-driven game that a user can learn within 30 seconds, and was tap based.
In homage to 2048, one of the biggest distractions on the internet (second only to Twitter), we present to you our new game, -90.
Please let us know what you think, or even better, tell us your high score!
Play -90 (negative 90) Game
We received an update from our friends over at Tub Jumper HQ regarding our first serious HTML5 game title, StandOff. All of the Ground Units (except for the Sniper Tank) have undergone a well deserved paint job… this can only mean one thing… that the game is getting closer! Is the game getting closer you ask? Why yes I do believe it is.
Here’s a quick look at the Armoured Personnel Carrier from design through to final game asset.
Armoured Personnel Carrier
Not much to look at, but it sure comes in handy. With a roof mounted machine gun, this beast will roll forward deploying your troops and laying down cover fire. Great for pushing past enemy lines.
Here’s an example HTML5 Dress-up game that we put together. Like most Dress-up games it comes with the following features:
- Buttons for cycling through different images
- A randomize character button
- A reset character button
- The ability to toggle to a “show / preview” state
- The ability to print your creation
- The ability to save your creation as an image
So have a play and let us know what you think. The Zoe Game extends the Dress-up Game Blueprint that we’ve made by adding the ability to cycle through different characters. We’ll be making both Zoe game and the Dress-up Game Blueprint available within in the next couple of days. So stay tuned…