Rules Welcome to the 2017 INDIE GAME MAKER CONTEST!

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  1. Archeia

    Archeia Level 99 Demi-fiend Staff Member

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    We took a year off but we're back to bring you the Third Indie Game Maker Contest! This year we're putting the focus on our flagship game making software, RPG Maker.

    Your quest if you choose to accept ("but thou must") is to make a GAME using ANY legal RPG Maker engine in just ONE MONTH: October 4th - November 5th, 2017!

    This year we're hosting the Contest on Itch.io. Click Here to Join the 2017 IGMC Game Jam!

    Before you open up the map editor and place that first event, make sure to read through the Contest Rules HERE! Then read up on the Cash Prizes you'll be competing for HERE!

    You can also join us in our IGMC Discord Channel!!!
     
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    bgillisp Global Moderators

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    Ohhh...and with me deep in the dev cycle of my current project (which I, incidentally started during the IGMC in 2014). Still, maybe I'll dust off one of my 21 other game ideas for this, as I think I have a couple that might work nicely for a short game.
     
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  3. bhindi1224

    bhindi1224 NOT Indian Okra

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    The link to the humble bundle doesn't seem to work. Perhaps I have to wait until the timer goes all the way down?

    Edit: I know it's sad, but I'm clicking the refresh button waiting. :kaodes:

    2nd Edit: Yes, I know it's bad, but I don't do well with patience.

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  4. McTricky

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    I was literally saying yesterday that I wish this was back and it IS! SO EXCITED! Probably won't make anything, but I look forward to playing entries!
     
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    this is the first time a contest like this will be running during a time frame which i can participate in. i am pretty excited; i will be competing.
     
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    Oh jeez, if I wasn't so immersed in my current project I would definitely enter. Good luck to everyone who submits, this is awesome!
     
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  7. slimmmeiske2

    slimmmeiske2 Little Red Riding Hood

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    Damnit Archeia, I haven't even finished my IGMC entry from 2014 :aswt:

    Guess it's time to look at my ideas bundle and see if there's something usable there.

    PS: When will that RPG Maker Humble Bundle go live?
     
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  8. KaBlooZio

    KaBlooZio The Blue Magi

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    Ok... but we can use/make our own resources that ARE made specifically for this contest, yes?
     
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    @slimmmeiske2 : I feel your pain, as I'm still finishing up my IGMC2014 entry. Maybe by this time next year I'll be starting my IGMC2015 entry.
     
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    Game development is suppose to start today but there's always those games that looks beautiful (with parallax) and stuff but then gets submitted literally the next 2-3 days. I'm just like, they must be one with the speed force lol... (there is NO way).
     
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  11. bhindi1224

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    I was wondering about that myself. How on earth could they determine that it only took 30 days. File dates can be changed.

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    Edit: Please don't let me go further into despair. That humble bundle link needs to get working.

    2nd Edit: With deepest regards to artbane:
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    The Humble Bundle page will go live at 11am pst so less than 30 minutes.
     
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    Yep, the timer on the blog was set to the start of the bundle :B
     
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    The humble bundle is meh i already have every maker and most of the stuff arent ressources just some random rpg maker games.
     
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    mlogan I am not sir, mr., dude or bro

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    :eek: The agony of deciding to do this or not!!!
     
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    I'm so hyped right now :kaojoy:
     
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    mlogan I am not sir, mr., dude or bro

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    The rules state:
    So yes. Newly created graphics can be used. They just must not have been made before today, if they are specifically for this contest. The last sentence allows for things like DLC packs and even free resources found here - as they are pre-existing, but made for general use.

    Also a note to all - please follow creators' terms of use when downloading resources here and elsewhere. I'm going to venture out and make the statement that, based on past contests, because of the potential for prize money, some creators do consider this a commercial use. If you are unsure, please, please, please - check with the creator.
     
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  19. slimmmeiske2

    slimmmeiske2 Little Red Riding Hood

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    Any idea what's in the pack DLCs? I'm curious about the MV starter pack and the Retro vs Modern one.
     
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    @Archeia Can I paste "plugins.js" file and plugins from project created earlier? I have "ready to go" script list and dont want to make it from the very beginning...
     
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