You've been playing video games all your life but you're getting sick and tired of how boring it's all become. You've noticed there are only 5 types of AAA games that get made over and over again. You've decided it's time to rock the boat and present the world with something new. The one … Continue reading How to Develop Video Games With No Skill or Talent
I thought I would do a follow up piece to the guide I wrote about developing games around a full time job. This week I will be talking about working as a satellite team, which will likely be nonsense as well. Let’s begin… Rodobodolfo lives in Argentina and I live in the UK. When we’re … Continue reading How To Create Games in a Satellite Team – 10 Tips for Success!
This idea is haunting me for a long time. I’ve been working on an awesome open source BPM and workflow software and after making a complex helpdesk process I finally experienced the benefit of the BPMN standard. For those who just heard of it, according to Wikipedia: Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) is a … Continue reading BPMN graphs for Game State tracking and quest logic?
The results for Ludum Dare #39 are in! Super Helpful Man finished 41st overall with top 20 finishes in the humour and audio category. It's our 3rd game in the top 50! Thanks to everyone that played, voted and left lovely comments. How To Cope... and Murder 38 finished 4th and 5th respectively in previous … Continue reading Super Helpful Man – LD39 Results and Comparison
Hi there! My name is Rodo, coder at Point Bleep Studios and this segment is called Rodo Fridays. Instead of writing nonsensical and unfunny satirical articles about being a jerk at work like my partner Poffle, here I will try to give a more detailed view about our current custom engine called Unity Adventure Framework. … Continue reading Rodo Fridays #01 – The rise and fall of the door system.
Have you ever dreamed of creating a video game but were worried about the amount of time it will take to develop around your soul crushing day job? Well, your worries were justified! Luckily, we have some great tips from a qualified expert that will guarantee success.
So, last week was kind of big for us. We finished and launched The Mind of Marlo as a stand alone title on itch.io, we had some debates over Point Bleep TV and then we did some actual work. Well, I mostly played No Man's Sky 1.3, to be honest... I'm working now, though, aren't I? Let's break it down like … Continue reading Point Bleep TV [Development Blog #2]
Good news! We have finally released The Mind of Marlo, our point and click adventure/documentary film based on the life of Marlo Davenport and his curse of Spontaneous Silly Head Syndrome. Watch the trailer to get to know Marlo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovujb6JLWhY What started life as a Ludum Dare project has developed into a touching and absurd … Continue reading The Mind of Marlo – OUT NOW!!!
Super Helpful Man: An Old Man Super Hero Handy Man Simulator The Roy Hardcastle Story Ludum Dare #39 Theme: Running Out of Power Play Super Helpful Man So, here we are again. Another Ludum Dare in the bag. We really didn't want to take part this time as it came so soon after LD#38, which … Continue reading Super Helpful Man: An Old Man Super Hero Handy Man Simulator – Ludum Dare #39
IT'S TIME TO LEARN! With Ludum Dare #39 fast approaching we thought we would offer some useful tips to help your LD experience go as smoothly as possible. We aren't experts or anything but this will be our eighth attempt and we've learned a few things along the way. #1 - Get Plenty of Rest … Continue reading 10 Tips to Survive Ludum Dare
The quest for the perfect FREE team collaboration app for indie game development. So, you've decided to form an online indie game team to create the next big hit, now you just need a way to communicate with teammates and organize everyone’s job. Sounds pretty easy, right? WRONG! It's a ruddy nightmare, actually. Here at Point Bleep Studios, … Continue reading The quest for the perfect FREE team collaboration app. Part 1: Slack
We thought we would release the songs we wrote for our Ludum Dare projects as a small album. We bring you - A Soundtrack for Broken Games - Volume I. We see this as an ongoing project with later albums including new demoes we make for Point Bleep TV as well as the music that won't make the Point Bleep TV OST. In this … Continue reading A Soundtrack For Broken Games – Volume I
What with last week's Welcome to Point Bleep Studios 2.0 update we thought it was time to resume the development blog. I say resume but I'm just gonna start fresh since the old blog is on the old site and we haven't brought the archive over with us just yet! We are working on a game called Point … Continue reading Point Bleep TV [Development Blog#1]
Hello and welcome! In our futile attempt to be better at PR stuff we present a brand new website for you to peruse. It's been over two months since our last update and a bunch of stuff has happened since then so I thought we could start with a news focused blog. We'll continue development blogs next week. The … Continue reading Welcome to Point Bleep Studios 2.0