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Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 11:10 AM Reply

Today marks the start of the latest Construct 2 Game Jam! You have until June 15th to make and upload a game with Construct 2, based on this theme:

The Future: 2030

You can make any game you want but think hard about what the world will be like in 2030 and build your game in that universe. You can tackle themes such as environment, employment, technology, communication, politics, war, space, etc. It's far enough into the future for some interesting things to happen, but not so far off to be completely unpredictable. Most of us will still be around in 2030 and it will be fun to look back and see what predictions people made with their games.

If you aren't familiar with Construct 2, it is game making software for Windows that allows you to create games without prior programming experience, then deploy them to the web as HTML5, or to Wii U, iOS, Android, Windows, Mac and more! This is a great opportunity for aspiring game developers to make their first game.

There will be prizes:

1st - Business Licenses + $400 cash
2nd - Business Licenses + $300 cash
3rd - Business Licenses + $200 cash
4-9th - Personal Edition Licenses
15 Runner-Ups: $25 USD Amazon Vouchers from Scirra

If you've never tried Construct 2, try the tutorials!

In our previous jam, artist Dylan made his very first game, a piece on alzheimer's and has received lots of great attention as a result!

One game I've wanted to make involves a detective story over the backdrop of our growing sharing society. On sites like couchsurfing.org, your reputation impacts how easily you can find a place to sleep. Imagine if your global reputation stat determined whether you could borrow a car, sleep in someone's home, borrow tools, etc. As you are forced into decisions that harm your reputation, your tasks become more difficult to complete and you commit more desperate acts to achieve your goals. The sharing society isn't the story of the game - it is the environment where the story happens to be unfolding. I have no idea if that game would be any good but I just wanted to toss it out there to get people thinking about how their future world would impact the characters in their game, whether it's a story adventure, something experimental, or a straight up action platformer.

We look forward to playing your games! Tag your game with "construct2030jam" so we can find it!

***UPDATE*** Forgot to mention, you can work with a team! Also it would be awesome to see some artists from NG team up with people and provide some futuristic backdrops. Feel welcome to offer up your expertise in this thread!

All this talk about the future... Time to explore the past!

Throwback Thursday

Check out some classics from this week in NG history! Ranked newest to oldest going back to 2003, still need a better way for me to access 2000-2002. There's a lot of Pico stuff because this is the week of Pico Day.

Movies

  • Newgrounds TV Bump
    Newgrounds TV Bump by digsBot

    A Newgrounds Public Service Announcement

    Score
    4.16 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    24,595 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • 'Day of the Jelly Spill'
    'Day of the Jelly Spill' by ButzboPrud

    Quick, go get your jelly buckets!

    Score
    3.94 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    8,103 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Scribblenauts General
    Scribblenauts General by Scott-Falco

    Maxwell helps out a townsperson in need!

    Score
    4.40 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    85,369 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Splice of Life (NATA)
    Splice of Life (NATA) by Pahgawk

    Dave gets a device to merge timelines. Sari wants her pencil back.

    Score
    4.16 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    32,149 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Epiclepsy
    Epiclepsy by Leathertoast

    The story of one man's quest to save the world.

    Score
    3.81 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    27,026 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Awesome Tribute
    Awesome Tribute by RicePirate

    Thanks for all the Awesome, BRO!

    Score
    4.43 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    340,277 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Construction Men (Scene1)
    Construction Men (Scene1) by Ockeroid

    Pico's grown up and finding out that life sucks.

    Score
    4.39 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    68,343 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Warriors of the Portal
    Warriors of the Portal by Osuka

    NG characters have been locked in a maze, and they must kill each other to survive

    Score
    4.45 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    511,826 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Portal Hoppin'
    Portal Hoppin' by boybogart

    It's a boys day out! You comin?

    Score
    4.35 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    150,164 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Dog Bum Chancer
    Dog Bum Chancer by Turbo-Assassin

    This dogs bum is not to be sniffed at!

    Score
    3.96 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    40,205 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Pico PWNS!
    Pico PWNS! by Pegosho

    Pico and friends are attacked by an Egg-bot controlled by an Uberkid.

    Score
    4.42 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    77,182 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Pico Mart
    Pico Mart by Eiomaru

    Shopping gone wrong!

    Score
    4.41 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    83,875 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Operation: Graveyard
    Operation: Graveyard by Tarienn

    Nene is not a wuss either.

    Score
    4.42 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    358,742 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • The Mockingbird Song
    The Mockingbird Song by crookedsixpence

    Shawnee Jenkins' parents eat people, but that's okay. They're still Mom and Dad.

    Score
    4.43 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    142,280 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Pico's Cool
    Pico's Cool by TommyVF

    Exactly how cool is Pico?

    Score
    4.09 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    40,083 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Fatherly Bonds
    Fatherly Bonds by Gonzossm

    Uh Oh! Dads son got kidnapped can Dad save him? Of course.

    Score
    4.41 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    584,585 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Run, Darnell, Run!
    Run, Darnell, Run! by Nogfish

    Darnell and Friends go on a WACKKKY ADVENTURE!!!

    Score
    4.38 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    126,682 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Cat Face ep.11
    Cat Face ep.11 by TheWeebl

    Cat Face goes trick or treating

    Score
    4.35 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    149,648 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Misinterpretive Porn Star
    Misinterpretive Porn Star by HappyHarry

    "Quickly Heraldo! Bring more bacon!!"

    Score
    4.43 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    881,843 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • a PICO DAY message
    a PICO DAY message by Jazza

    A short message from the Captain about Pico Day

    Score
    4.32 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    64,551 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Tankmen Infinity
    Tankmen Infinity by Pikanjo

    Steves been nabbed in enemy territory and it's up to Captain and his crew to save his ass.

    Score
    4.40 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    882,364 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • House of 1000 Cats
    House of 1000 Cats by Zombie-Pimp

    Heroes of NG assemble! These cats must be stopped!

    Score
    4.35 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    266,421 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Tank Epic
    Tank Epic by thelonelyduck

    In the year 20XX two armies battle, instead of standing around and telling cock jokes.

    Score
    4.33 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    144,727 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • N.G. Showdown
    N.G. Showdown by Granfaloon

    Only one is meant to survive!

    Score
    4.38 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    329,334 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • I hate MAC ads
    I hate MAC ads by Bobert-Rob

    Wow, a parody.. that actually parodizes! Go figure.

    Score
    4.39 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    184,631 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • FlashBack 00
    FlashBack 00 by EvilSeed

    A past battle and a real premonition...

    Score
    4.32 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    263,739 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Pico's Time Tank
    Pico's Time Tank by The-Swain

    Pico gets mixed up in a trans-temporal-dimensiona l adventure.

    Score
    4.23 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    226,627 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Uberkid's Revenge
    Uberkid's Revenge by Zombie-Pimp

    Pico and Darnell must rescue Nene from the clutches of an extremely powerful uberkid!

    Score
    4.18 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    151,120 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Newgrounds Joyride 2007
    Newgrounds Joyride 2007 by Sqeezy

    Kick back and flow along with this intense joyride through wonderland NG

    Score
    4.24 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    121,338 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Reblammed
    Reblammed by Jess-The-Dragoon

    Pico and co saves the flash portal from zombie blammed files

    Score
    4.15 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    82,336 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Primal War 12
    Primal War 12 by RickMarin

    The 12th chapter is finally here

    Score
    4.15 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    51,015 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Pico vs. Convict
    Pico vs. Convict by Luis

    Pico tangles with the shapeshifting Convict.

    Score
    4.30 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    548,277 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Picoday-Penillian Battle
    Picoday-Penillian Battle by Zombie-Pimp

    An action-packed Pico Day flash, where Pico and the gang battle a Penillian!

    Score
    3.93 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    159,293 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Don't Stop Me Now
    Don't Stop Me Now by McBean

    Two tickets and a trip to the hottest band ever, SPATIAL RELATIONS

    Score
    4.15 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    111,247 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • the Animator and the Seat
    the Animator and the Seat by Duhreetoh

    An animator's attempt to mack it is foiled when his true love interferes.

    Score
    3.99 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    65,212 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • (2005) Hotdog Job: Part 2
    Score
    4.03 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    143,715 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • The 5 Shades of Blue
    The 5 Shades of Blue by mynamewontfitin

    The 5 Shades Gang's 3rd release! Water!

    Score
    4.05 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    82,107 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • MC Hawking: Music Video
    MC Hawking: Music Video by MC-Hawking

    MC Hawking - What We Neeed More Of Is Science: The Music Video

    Score
    4.17 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    397,753 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Weebl and Bob TLE Club
    Weebl and Bob TLE Club by TheWeebl

    Team Laser Explosion Secret Fan Club

    Score
    3.95 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    110,380 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • L.egomatrix Revolutions
    L.egomatrix Revolutions by SecretAgentBob

    Spoof of the Neo vs Smith fight scene at the end of "The Matrix Revolutions"

    Score
    3.94 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    73,994 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Mario Brothers - Part IV
    Mario Brothers - Part IV by Phantasmagoria-crow

    Part IV of the Mario Brothers Series

    Score
    4.21 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    766,032 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • a lovely day
    a lovely day by HeRetiK

    classical slapstick,

    Score
    3.83 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    56,258 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Killing Spree I
    Killing Spree I by SamGreen

    A Guy goes on a Murderous Rampage!

    Score
    4.19 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    601,340 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Crow Clock Shorts #03
    Crow Clock Shorts #03 by fourchinnigan

    Episode three of Crow Clock Shorts

    Score
    3.88 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    31,043 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • My dog's great escape
    My dog's great escape by Luis

    Short music video about my dog

    Score
    3.89 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    98,655 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Till death do us part
    Till death do us part by Luis

    A film about a marriage gone astray

    Score
    4.23 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    354,397 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • (old vers)Dead Rain 3
    (old vers)Dead Rain 3 by SickDeathFiend

    Part 3 of Dead Rain

    Score
    4.09 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    140,913 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • The Secret Speech
    The Secret Speech by pyropymp

    Bush's secret council is exposed!

    Score
    4.23 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    114,585 Views
    Rated
    Everyone

Games

  • Pico's School DX
    Pico's School DX by Kenney

    Save your school from a massacre...again!

    Score
    4.11 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    151,809 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Talesworth Adventure Ep 2
    Talesworth Adventure Ep 2 by jinxology

    A unique puzzle adventure set in the Kingdom of Talesworth.

    Score
    4.11 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    72,082 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Portal Panic
    Portal Panic by Elvidian

    Rescue and Recruit NG legends to reclaim the fallen Portal!

    Score
    4.05 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    311,410 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Alien Hominid Xtreme
    Alien Hominid Xtreme by Torrunt

    Blast the F.B.I off the road in this action packed Alien Hominid shooter!

    Score
    4.06 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    115,834 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • GemCraft Labyrinth
    GemCraft Labyrinth by gameinabottle

    After decades of preparation, the Labyrinth has finally appeared before you...

    Score
    4.46 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    455,804 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Spike - A Love Story
    Spike - A Love Story by Matzerath

    A day in the life of one of the lonely spike-traps that populate the gaming world.

    Score
    4.26 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    490,203 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Super Mario Crossover
    Super Mario Crossover by explodingRabbit

    Play the original Super Mario Bros with characters from classic Nintendo games.

    Score
    4.40 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    11,512,932 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Epic Battle Fantasy
    Epic Battle Fantasy by matt-likes-swords

    Battle your way through waves of enemies.

    Score
    4.36 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    1,258,559 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • I Love Traffic
    I Love Traffic by jmtb02

    Send your cars madly through intersections

    Score
    4.32 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    215,291 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Reincarnation: ROA
    Reincarnation: ROA by LiLg

    Help the demon send the reincarny Riley back to hell.

    Score
    4.43 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    486,397 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Pico Blast
    Pico Blast by Luis

    Pico is sent to investigate a disturbance in the train yard.

    Score
    4.36 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    609,660 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Pico of the Dark Ages
    Pico of the Dark Ages by mongoid

    Help Pico battle the Dark Wizard Allucardis and his Army of Uber-Goths!

    Score
    3.80 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    925,183 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Pico Sim Date 2 (v.1.5)
    Pico Sim Date 2 (v.1.5) by Moosh

    Pico's gotten himself into another wacky love dilemma...

    Score
    4.44 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    2,437,486 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • The Last Stand.
    The Last Stand. by Con-Artists

    Make your last stand against the zombie hordes.

    Score
    4.39 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    3,336,221 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Johnny Rocketfingers 2
    Johnny Rocketfingers 2 by vastcool

    The Sequel to Johnny Rocketfingers

    Score
    4.30 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    4,544,423 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Pico's Unloaded: The Game
    Pico's Unloaded: The Game by PsychoGoldfish

    A killer Pico Day game with official art by Mindchamber!

    Score
    4.03 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    887,302 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Adventures of Buttlock
    Adventures of Buttlock by monkokio

    The Adventurous Adventures of Buttlock

    Score
    4.12 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    447,673 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Barbarian Bob
    Barbarian Bob by Skribble-Style

    Armor Games Entry

    Score
    3.81 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    1,099,050 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Squirrel Squash 2
    Squirrel Squash 2 by Wiesi-Mausland

    yo

    Score
    3.80 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    225,135 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Gunslinger
    Gunslinger by capn-g

    The Wild wild west, minus Will Smith!

    Score
    3.62 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    622,753 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+

Old submissions need love to! You could even write some reviews and light up the feeds of authors who haven't been as active lately.

Monthly Voting Time!

Check your account page to see if you are on the panel to select the Best of April!


This is the game JohnnyUtah and I have been working on.

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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 11:15 AM Reply

I've got to check this out for sure!
It'll be fun :D

Good luck guys!

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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 11:17 AM Reply

The theme sounds pretty interesting.
I wish good luck to all contestants.

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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 11:27 AM Reply

Mmm, this might be my chance to finally jump over to something new. I was either going to go with Unity or Construct. Might enter for this... We'll see :)

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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 11:36 AM Reply

$400!? I'm going for it.


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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 11:49 AM Reply

Congratulations in advance to all the runner-up placers.

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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 11:52 AM Reply

The Future: 2030

Wow! What a broad theme, it can be adapted into almost any game idea! I suppose the more thought provoking we are with the theme the better.
Your idea is very interesting indeed, and something like that could actually happen in the future, like an ebay rating/rep but one rep score applies to all aspects of your life.
That game idea would deserve a lot of in depth development though, not really possible in a month and a bit, especially for once person.

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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 11:57 AM Reply

At 5/1/14 11:10 AM, TomFulp wrote: The Future: 2030

The problems of the future, today!

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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 12:03 PM Reply

Time to dust off the ol' left brain.

This sounds fun.

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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 12:18 PM Reply

So it begins!


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  • ToRtiK - I'm not CRAZY!!
    ToRtiK - I'm not CRAZY!! by ToRtiK

    trust me i'm not crazy :(

    Score
    4.67 / 5.00
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    Dubstep
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I love this Jam!


"NEWGROUNDS, it's everything to everyone" -RicePirate

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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 12:41 PM Reply

Time to get reacquainted with my old friend Flash. Best of luck to everyone!


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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 01:27 PM Reply

At 5/1/14 11:10 AM, TomFulp wrote: As you are forced into decisions that harm your reputation, your tasks become more difficult to complete and you commit more desperate acts to achieve your goals.

Papers, Please: Couch-Surfing Edition.

Couches, Please?
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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 03:22 PM Reply

For some reason the download link for C2 on their site isn't working for me.. weird. Will check back later. I'm really excited how that program will turn out compared to Stencyl. Right now I'm working on another Stencyl game, so I hope I can find the time to do both.

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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 03:38 PM Reply

This theme seems like a pretty awesome one, it seems as if I might have to participate.

In 2030 nothing will have changed apart from the fact that everyone will be wearing green trenchcoats.


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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 04:01 PM Reply

At 5/1/14 11:52 AM, HenerzH wrote: That game idea would deserve a lot of in depth development though, not really possible in a month and a bit, especially for once person.

BLARG I forgot to mention, you can team up with people and it would be great to see artists from NG contribute some futuristic landscapes!


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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 04:07 PM Reply

One of the first Google results:

http://www.futuretimeline.net/21stcentury/2030.htm

-Global population is reaching crisis point
-Desalination has exploded in use
-"Smart grid" technology is widespread in developed nations
-The USA is declining as a world power
-The majority of new vehicles are plug-in electric, or hybrids
-AI is widespread
-Depression is the number one global disease burden
-The Muslim population has increased significantly
-India becomes the most populous country on Earth
-Full weather modeling is perfected
-Orbital space junk is becoming a major problem for space flight
-Jupiter Icy Moon Explorer (JUICE) reaches the Jovian system
-The Lockheed Martin SR-72 enters service
-A new generation of military helicopters
-Hyper-fast crime scene analysis
-Emerging job titles of today

Just some stuff to help people get ideas.

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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 04:19 PM Reply

At 5/1/14 11:10 AM, TomFulp wrote: One game I've wanted to make involves a detective story over the backdrop of our growing sharing society. On sites like couchsurfing.org, your reputation impacts how easily you can find a place to sleep.

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That is an excellent idea, Tom. Go do it!

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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 04:42 PM Reply

Here's that recap I stitched together, Tom:

  • Pico Day Party 2014
    Pico Day Party 2014 by Manly-Chicken

    A shaky, low quality recap of the 2014 Pico Day Party

    Score
    Under Judgment
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    70 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+


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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 05:38 PM Reply

@TomFulp

I have a game that I started last month (I'm not very far on it), was wondering if I can continue working with that one or do I need to develop the whole game during the jam period?

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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 05:43 PM Reply

At 5/1/14 05:38 PM, Russpuppy wrote: @TomFulp

I have a game that I started last month (I'm not very far on it), was wondering if I can continue working with that one or do I need to develop the whole game during the jam period?

It's a sort of grey area because we don't want people to simply make changes to existing games, but considering it's something you haven't released and you are early in development, I suppose it would be ok if you kept rolling with changes based on the theme. The point of the jam is more about being motivated to make a game vs making a game under a tight deadline, so if it's good motivation to complete your game, mission accomplished. :)


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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 08:04 PM Reply

Other predictions around that time frame have been Soylent Green with the year 2022. Terminator's future was 2029. Blade Runner was 2019. Demolition Man 2032. A grim future with cannibalism, killer robots, and Taco Bell.


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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 08:18 PM Reply

At 5/1/14 08:04 PM, JeremyLokken wrote: Other predictions around that time frame have been Soylent Green with the year 2022. Terminator's future was 2029. Blade Runner was 2019. Demolition Man 2032. A grim future with cannibalism, killer robots, and Taco Bell.

Also the year FM-2030 hoped he would live to see before freezing himself. He died in 2000.

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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 1st, 2014 @ 09:33 PM Reply

At 5/1/14 08:04 PM, JeremyLokken wrote: Other predictions around that time frame have been Soylent Green with the year 2022. Terminator's future was 2029. Blade Runner was 2019. Demolition Man 2032. A grim future with cannibalism, killer robots, and Taco Bell.

It's like the man said, "Problems of the future, today!" Our pets and farm animals have been eating each other for decades now, the US already lost the biggest economy award, and Tuberculosis Thursday is now preceded by Camel Pox Friday, and the stuff from Outbreak is jumping countries in Africa, and with no gung-ho Morgan Freeman (or a Pokemonkey) to single out as the bad guy...

And does anyone know what happened to western Canadian Flash artist http://celx-requin.newgrounds.com/ ? Maybe the rush of panic stricken Americans running North, held him up? Seems like inviting him to the past two Pico Days, might have had the reverse effect on his morale, and /or chattiness.


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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 2nd, 2014 @ 12:19 AM Reply

Are there more specific rules for the jam? For example, can we use creative commons music, ripped assets, etc, or everything (absolutely everything) must be made by us.

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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 2nd, 2014 @ 03:04 AM Reply

Oh yeah!!! Great theme!!

We will definitely participate! Good luck everyone! :)

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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 2nd, 2014 @ 04:01 AM Reply

I'll definitely participate in this jam. Good luck everyone!

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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 2nd, 2014 @ 05:16 AM Reply

BLARG I forgot to mention, you can team up with people and it would be great to see artists from NG contribute some futuristic landscapes!

Wasn't trying to be negative, sorry, just saying I think that game idea is worth more than a months work, teams are welcome to go for it.

That would be seriously awesome if I could get some help from an artist to create futuristic landscapes and objects.

You are saying you can contribute more than one game if you are working alone and on a team, does that also mean for example I being one person could submit more than one game, or only if I am on another team or something, it's a hypothetical question really, I am tempted to change a game I've been working on recently to match the theme, but it's probably better to also or just make a game from scratch with the theme in mind.

Also before I get going on this, my main concern is, if there any limitations to the games? For example is there a size limit, on the Construct arcade site games must be 10mb or under, and can only be 800 pixels wide, do you have similar and/or other limitations?

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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 2nd, 2014 @ 08:55 AM Reply

At 5/1/14 08:04 PM, JeremyLokken wrote: Other predictions around that time frame have been Soylent Green with the year 2022. Terminator's future was 2029. Blade Runner was 2019. Demolition Man 2032. A grim future with cannibalism, killer robots, and Taco Bell.

http://myfox8.com/2014/04/27/taco-bell-tests-new-upscale-restaurant/


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Response to Construct2 Jam Theme & TB Thursday May. 2nd, 2014 @ 08:57 AM Reply

At 5/2/14 12:19 AM, soad-zombi wrote: Are there more specific rules for the jam? For example, can we use creative commons music, ripped assets, etc, or everything (absolutely everything) must be made by us.

You can use assets you have permission to use, although for artwork it would be preferred to team up with an artist to create original art, vs using public domain assets. For music, there are tons of musicians on NG who would love to have their songs featured or even create original music - if you find one you like, you can PM them and ask!


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