F.OB: Forward Operating Base is a military themed base building and resource management game.
I am currently about 6 weeks into development. still implementing core game mechanics. The game is playable in a basic sense right now but there are no objectives or missions or anything motivating really lol.
I have been inspired by games such as prison architect and rimworld. both in visual style and general gameplay ideas. Here is a quick 2 minute video i put together that hopefully communicates the general feel of the game and what gameplay is like. Any feedback or criticism is welcome
I have been keeping a development diary on my youtube channel and i hope to have more developments on this project very soon.
UPDATE FEBRUARY 2018 - DOWNLOAD LINK FOR BUILD 0.38 AVAILABLE
So i decided to upload the current build. hopefully get some feedback.
Its still incredibly incomplete and poorly documented so please feel free to ask me any questions about how to do tihngs. I am working on better documentation and more intuitive interactions.
Any feedback would be a huge help. positive or negative.
I am animator by hard, and i am doing game animation for at least 8 years so far. During the last 2 years, i came with a idea for game and maybe some day, i want to start indie game company. As i am thinking to start game company, i am also thinking what kind of value i can give to the company. For example, am experience in animation,sales(I was selling web development services, before i jumped to gaming), bit of rigging- just not for production, i am learning on the side as well. The rest of the gaming production, like modeling, concept art, texturing, i am total noob or to say better, i am no near interest to do modeling for example, don't have such a patience to do it. But before characters and things are made for animating, what the hell i am would do?
Also, what is the ideal size of the founding team of a game company? Positions to be filled mostly are, Concept artist, Modeler/Texture artist, programmer, animator-rigger. And later would need more people to join, like more animators, programmers, sound, fx,etc.
And lastly, do i need to have something,like a prototype, to show people and get them interest, or should i ask someone i know, for skill that i lack, for example, Modeling would be great, texturing and rigging, and to start all together from scratch?
Hello, Game Devs!
I am a 3D Modeler and Texture Artist currently looking for freelance work.
If you're interested please feel free to checkout my portfolio at the link below.
Contact me with details at email@example.com!
Do YOU play Horror Games; if so WHAT is your favourite and WHY?
Hello! I want to develop a Horror Game for PC and Consoles, however, I need to understand WHY people enjoy playing Horror Games.
Here's a list of Questions:
What's your favourite Horror Game and Why?
What environment scares YOU the most?
What Creature/ Enemy scares YOU the most?
Do YOU like Maze's/ Labyrinths?
Do you enjoy Puzzles/ Riddles?
Thanks for taking the time out of your day to read this topic, I appreciate it!
Back around 2006 I spent a good year or two reading books, articles on this site, and gobbling up everything game dev related I could. I started an engine in DX10 and got through basics. I eventually gave up, because I couldn't do the harder things.
Now, my C++ is 12 years stronger, my mind is trained better, and I am thinking of giving it another go.
Alot has changed. There is no more SDK, there is evidently a DX Toolkit, XNA died, all the sweet sites I used to go to are 404, and google searches all point to Unity and Unreal.
I plainly don't like Unity or Unreal, but might learn them for reference.
So, what is the current path? Does everyone pretty much use the DX Toolkit? Should I start there? I also read that DX12 is just expert level DX11, so I guess I am going DX 11.
Is there a current and up to date list of learning resources anywhere? I am about tired of 404s..