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March MAGS - WINNER: VIKTOR
« on: 01 Mar 2005, 10:34 »
What is MAGS?
MAGS is a monthly competition for all amateur adventure game makers. The idea is to use AGS to create a game in under a month, following the rules set by the previous winner.

For more information please visit the Official MAGS Website

Why should I enter MAGS?
We're not here to tell you that you should enter MAGS, but merely allow it as a creative opportunity to help you work to a deadline, improve your skills, and generally as a good kick-start for the new comers (a.k.a n00bies).

MAGS is the perfect opportuninty to make a game, and the wonderful prize is to announce the net month's rules, and all competitiors get the game placed on the MAGS website.

MAGS is meant to be fun and is aimed at everyone, despite their skill. If you have poor art skills work on graphics, and vice-versa, as the voting is based on "favourite" games, and not the most artistic, you may get help for the competiton, but must not get anyone else to do any part of the game for you.

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Topic: Keys

After the inspiration that not being allowed to use keys in puzzles was last month, SSH's main rule this time is that there must be a puzzle involving a key that uses it in a new and innovative way (see last months thread for some ideas). No cliches, such as just finding the key in another room, or pushing a key out of am keyhole onto a bit of paper which is pulled under the door.

Other rules:
- Must feature a dragon, unicorn and pegasus soemwhere in the game: these can be pictures in the background, inventory items or whatever, but they must be visible somewhere
- Must have a secretary character somewhere in the game

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All entries should be in by March 25th.

Please post a download link of your game entry to this thread, best with a screenshot. Thanks and good luck.
« Last Edit: 01 Apr 2005, 16:19 by AGA »
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Mats Berglinn

  • But now I know must go... Back... to the mansion!
    • I can help with backgrounds
    • I can help with characters
    • I can help with play testing
    • I can help with story design
    • I can help with translating
Re: March MAGS
« Reply #1 on: 01 Mar 2005, 11:42 »
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Other rules:
- Must feature a dragon, unicorn and pegasus soemwhere in the game: these can be pictures in the background, inventory items or whatever, but they must be visible somewhere

Say SSH, are the idea about the dragon and unicorn taken from your Princess Marian games?

SSH

  • Flying round the world at the speed of haggis
    • I can help with scripting
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    • SSH worked on one or more games that was nominated for an AGS Award!
Re: March MAGS
« Reply #2 on: 01 Mar 2005, 12:15 »
No, they're taken from the Real Marian, my wife, who likes such mythical creatures...

Re: March MAGS
« Reply #3 on: 03 Mar 2005, 18:59 »
I am tempted to join.
It has been so long since the last time I made anything.

Re: March MAGS
« Reply #4 on: 03 Mar 2005, 19:34 »
woha u have never posted for over a year
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CodeJunkie

  • Formerly known as CodeJunkie
    • I can help with backgrounds
    • I can help with play testing
    • I can help with proof reading
    • I can help with scripting
    • CodeJunkie worked on one or more games that won an AGS Award!
Re: March MAGS
« Reply #5 on: 04 Mar 2005, 22:47 »
Can past winners enter?  I won the August '04 contest, but I might enter just for fun if nothing else.

Re: March MAGS
« Reply #6 on: 04 Mar 2005, 23:39 »
Can past winners enter?  I won the August '04 contest, but I might enter just for fun if nothing else.
Sure you can enter again. You're also allowed to win again :)
Klaus Schlichter | weblog | newswall

Re: March MAGS
« Reply #7 on: 06 Mar 2005, 19:16 »
is there rerictions in what the game is like e.g. very random and crazy(because mines gonig to be set in a dream)
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SSH

  • Flying round the world at the speed of haggis
    • I can help with scripting
    • SSH worked on one or more games that won an AGS Award!
    •  
    • SSH worked on one or more games that was nominated for an AGS Award!
Re: March MAGS
« Reply #8 on: 06 Mar 2005, 20:26 »
the only restrictions are those in the first post, and your imagination....

Re: March MAGS
« Reply #9 on: 06 Mar 2005, 20:34 »
oh good you know when my imagination kicks in theres no stopping me so beware to anyone who plays my game your in for a bumpy ride
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Re: March MAGS
« Reply #10 on: 06 Mar 2005, 20:50 »
it's been a long time since i made anything. I think i'll enter.  :D
BTW. Are the pegasus, unicorn and dragon supose to all apear or can I just hawe one of those things in my game.
« Last Edit: 06 Mar 2005, 20:55 by viktor »
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SSH

  • Flying round the world at the speed of haggis
    • I can help with scripting
    • SSH worked on one or more games that won an AGS Award!
    •  
    • SSH worked on one or more games that was nominated for an AGS Award!
Re: March MAGS
« Reply #11 on: 07 Mar 2005, 07:31 »
They all need to be there, but they can just be pictures on a wall in a house cut-and-pasted from google image search or something

Re: March MAGS
« Reply #12 on: 19 Mar 2005, 10:15 »
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Oliver

  • Oh crap...another purple banana...
    • I can help with play testing
    • I can help with translating
    • I can help with web design
Re: March MAGS
« Reply #13 on: 24 Mar 2005, 08:50 »
Whoa, that's just a very good game you got there Viktor.
You got it!

Coming Soon!

Re: March MAGS
« Reply #14 on: 24 Mar 2005, 12:48 »
So tomorrow's the deadline. One game is already in. So for the others: Please submit your entries within the next 24 hours from now (see timestamp of this posting). Then the voting will begin - if there are some more participants until that time.
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Abisso

  • Fruit of the Loom
    • I can help with translating
The 7th Sense
« Reply #15 on: 24 Mar 2005, 16:44 »
This is my entry for the March MAGS, THE 7TH SENSE.

Is based upon the Saint Seya anime. For any other information you could simply read the Manual.

Sorry, but I forgot to take screenshots: I will edit this post as soon as possible.

Resolution: 640X400
Music Pack available
AGS Version: 2.62

This game has been made in ten days, and it is my first attempt ever.
I would like a bit of feedback please, even if you want to offend me or pray me to never make a game again!

Hope you enjoy it!

Downloads:

Manual
http://members.lycos.co.uk/abisso/7thSenseMANUAL.doc

Game
http://members.lycos.co.uk/abisso/THE_7TH_SENSE.ZIP

Music Pack
http://members.lycos.co.uk/abisso/7TH_SENSE_MUSIC_PACK.ZIP

edit: Here are 2 screenshots:



« Last Edit: 24 Mar 2005, 16:53 by Abisso »
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BlackMan890

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Re: March MAGS
« Reply #16 on: 25 Mar 2005, 00:58 »
nice entry :) i shall try enter the next competition (if it has good rules :=)
Jonatan Nilsson
860 Iceland

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CodeJunkie

  • Formerly known as CodeJunkie
    • I can help with backgrounds
    • I can help with play testing
    • I can help with proof reading
    • I can help with scripting
    • CodeJunkie worked on one or more games that won an AGS Award!
Re: March MAGS
« Reply #17 on: 25 Mar 2005, 12:22 »
Wow, I actually finished.  I spent 5 hours straight trying to make the deadline today and it took it's toll - the manual isn't finished and the game has several glaring bugs, not to mention a lot of rushed graphics.  I think I was too ambitious.  However it is playable and there shouldn't be any bugs that spoil the game.  Download the manual for instructions, hints and a walkthrough.


Game:  http://www.geocities.com/simbenfold/cq.zip
Manual:  http://www.geocities.com/simbenfold/cq-manual.zip


Re: March MAGS
« Reply #18 on: 25 Mar 2005, 14:32 »
Time is up. For voting please visit the MAGS site or make your choice right here (only use one of these two ways of voting - nothing else allowed):

The 7th Sense by Abisso
Hello Taxi by Viktor
Crystal Quest by Simon Benfold

Please vote only once and be sure to have played all games before sending your voice! Good luck to all participants.
Klaus Schlichter | weblog | newswall

Re: March MAGS
« Reply #19 on: 30 Mar 2005, 19:22 »
Just out of curiosity, how long does the voting last?
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