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I like this JAM idea. Good timing.

Also, the way I read it there's really just one rule: "Entire Game must take place in ONE village/town/city". Well besides the engine requirements, but that's expected on this forum. Playtime is flexible, no restrictions on events, materials or number of database entries and so on this time around. I really like that as it means people can do pretty much what they want.

We're expecting a baby soon though so... I'm not sure I'll have time for this. But I'll at least give it some thought and if I come up with an enticing enough idea, I'll go for it.

In any case, good initiative.
 

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I began to wonder if there would be no jam or release something event this year but turned out it went into a different jam. Consider I'm in. One product/progress per year seems like a good deal for me.
 

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You know what.. I might just give it a go at this one. I am considered Essential, so I still have to work.. but this could be a nice little break from my main project and an opportunity to test a concept I've been stirring around in my head. :)

-MIA

Here's a teaser hint:
Power UP!!
PowerUp!.png
 
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Interested! Hmmm may do it lol
 

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Archeia ,I would love that artwork as my screen backdrop! (Compliments on a cute pic there)
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This is a great idea and it couldn't come at a better time. I think I'll step away from my big project for a bit and be a part of this as well.
 

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Ohhh. This looks fun. Good idea :D

I'll be busy working on my current game that definitely won't be finished by then, but I hope all of you participating will have bunch of fun

*hugs*
 

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Should entire game take place in a town or just the part created for the jam?
I had a demo last year which I had decided to redesign the first town differently, like having battles in town and alter how the story occurs. Is it acceptable?
 

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The main thing is that the challenge is to make a complete game, not a demo.
 

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Well, if you're doing it then I guess it would be fun if I did too!
 

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Is bat soup too edgy for this contest/forum?
 

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When you say "restrictions of the engine" is it okay to use a parallax map I previously for another game?
 

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The only restrictions are that it is made with one of the listed engines and it take place in one town. I don't see how using a previously made map has anything to do with those.
 

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does the entry have to be a traditional RPG? could it be something like a simcity or business management simulator, or even a casino style game like Vegas Stakes?
 

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Sounds interesting ^^ I'll try to make something lol
Question! Since VNM is allowed, I'm guessing slight visual novel elements are fine right? Point and click too?
 

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Does it strictly have to be a settlement, or will any restricted, single setting do? Can I set my game in an abandoned space ship, for example, or does a setting you have to travel to reach still count as travel? I assume something like a boat at sea or a moving train would be right out as being travel even if you can't leave them.
 

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The only restrictions are that it is made with one of the listed engines and it take place in one town. I don't see how using a previously made map has anything to do with those.
I was also wondering if we are limited to default RTP?
 

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@RetailDrone7576 Make the style game you want to make.

@HotAndColdAF Perhaps Touchfuzzy will clarify, but I think being set on a vehicle is fine as long as you stay on the vehicle and aren’t say, traveling planet to planet. Touchfuzzy says put it in a town.

@KazukiT Not limited to RTP.

Remember everyone, the spirit of this is to complete a game with the theme of staying in one location. This isn’t a contest with prizes so there aren’t a ton of rules and restriction. It’s just meant to be a fun, productive thing to do while many of us have more free time. So make it with an RM engine or VNM, keep it in one town/location and you’re good to go.
 
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