Making Magic Happen!

Hey everyone! We’re really excited to get back to work on Gemlight Alchemy in 2016. This particular element was scrapped from the game board when we realized that we needed to reduce the amount of unnecessary complexity and clutter, but it’s so beautiful we couldn’t bear not to share the love that went into it. Here’s…

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How to Write a Gemlight

“The dungeon definitely needs to be pushed up into the first act.” In the very beginning, I would say that most story development is the same across genres – books, movies or games.  It’s pretty ugly and weird at first, with a lot of half-finished ideas and unsupported motivations all up in the air.  “I…

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Transition

After completing our first project, Farmageddon!, in Corona, we realized that the program just wasn’t right for the types of games we wanted to make in the future. After some soul searching we decided that Unity would be the best way to go, but no one in our group had ever used Unity before, and the…

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Finding Groups

As we start working on our first full-length game, Gemlight Alchemy, I find myself revisiting problems I faced in Farmageddon, and looking for better ways of solving them. For instance, Group finding. Both of these games are grid-puzzler games.  In Farmageddon, when you harvest a plant, it checks all its neighboring plants to find the…

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Farmageddon! for iOS

After a two-week waiting period, Farmageddon! for iOS is finally here! We are proud to present our first project free of charge, but full of gophers, on Android and iOS mobile devices. So, what are you waiting for? Get out there and remind everyone you know (even that guy you passed on the street) that…

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Farmageddon! for Android

Farmageddon! for Android is now available for download in the Google Play store!Tell your family. Tell your friends. Tell your enemies, and even that guy you just passed on the street!Farmageddon! for iOS coming soon!For those of you who were so excited you just couldn’t hold your horse radishes, please update to version 1.0.3 by…

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Art Assets!

Kelsey has put up more art assets on her blog! See them here – http://kwarzeski.wordpress.com/2013/11/12/farming-game-assets/

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