Looney Labs Icehouse Mailing list Archive

Re: [Icehouse] IGDC Winter 2009?

  • FromDavid Artman <david.artman@xxxxxxxxx>
  • DateTue, 17 Mar 2009 10:52:29 -0400
On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 9:23 AM, Sam Zitin <sammyz@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I've only just delved into actual Icehouse design so I'd love to try
my hand at coming up with something under these design restrictions.

Go for it. The whole idea is to make new games.
I had a design outside of them that I wanted to enter, but maybe next

We tend to alternate Open Design and Restricted Design. Autumn will be the time for that game. Meanwhile, in the spirit of Game Chef: constraints breed creativity. And, actually, compared to past Game Chef's this is pretty open--check this link out for how "tightly" they constrain sometimes:

Glad to see some others taking up the challenge! I think I might have a notion or two--I found the terms rather evocative, actually. Gotta let them gel a bit, though.... (Asteroid.... High... hmmmmmm).