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    CDN Speedgame participants, I hope all is going well with your games. Just a reminder that tonight is the deadline for submission at 11:59 PM in your time zone. ... See MoreSee Less

    Hi folks. The 2017 CDN Speed Game is almost over. I hope many of you have been hard at work making wonderful games for this years contest. Here is a quick video I created for submitting your games for review. We are using GitHub this year. This is the direct page to the entries. github.com/CDNSpeedGames/2017/releases. If you have a game to submit, please let me know what your GitHub name is so I can add you to this repository. If you prefer posting your game another way, please let me know so I can grab the files and get them uploaded to our Github. My phone number is (469) 408-4028 if you would like to chat or text anything. ... See MoreSee Less

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    Elijah LeonHey Doug, I just setup a GitHub account, my username is sketche99

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    Just some small progress on my speed game, just testing some things out. Hoping I can fix the hover on top of the enemies jumping bug (see the video) ... See MoreSee Less

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    Doug MosesExcellent! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Kris MurrayLooks pretty good! Can't wait to play the game.

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    I hope everyone's speedgames are going well. But in case you're starting to get discouraged I have some motivation. I've worked a deal with the CGDC folks and everyone who submits a game will get $25 off registration for next year! Happy game-making. ... See MoreSee Less

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    Scott BjerkIs it too late to sign up ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    Michael Alan HerreraAnd Kris Murray could you remind me and everybody when the deadline to submit is?

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    Kris MurrayThe deadline to submit your game is on September 17th at 11:59 PM.

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    God Blessed! I just finished a major step in a program I'm working on for a client! ... See MoreSee Less

    Day 1 for coding my game for the CDN Speedgame. I got a good jump on it today. Let me know what you think. Anyone else started coding their games yet? ... See MoreSee Less

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    Kris MurrayNice progress!

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    Devon Burroughs shared Spiritual X Warfare Video Game's video to the group: Christian Developers: Coder's Edition.

    Spiritual X Warfare Video Game
    New music album in development. My goal was to make three music albums for all three of my characters. Autumn's album is going forward! Hope you enjoy.๐Ÿ˜
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    Working on new music! I'm thinking outside the box with this one .๐Ÿ˜œ#pixelart #spiritualxwarfare #iphone #new #programmer #gamedesign #indiegame #pixel #pixels #videogame #videogames #animation #coding #ไฝœๆ›ฒๅฎถ #indiedevhour #indiedev #gamedev #sidescroller #neogeo #snes #LogicproX #gameaudio #gameart #monday #gamedev #neogeo #anime #madewithunity #gamedevelopment #bgm #gamedevelopmentusingunity

    I have now announced the winner of the Summer Game Challenge 2017 on the forum:
http://www.christiandevs.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=43282&sid=2ebfd9dd56097c83834fefaf9863aaaf
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    I have now announced the winner of the Summer Game Challenge 2017 on the forum:
    www.christiandevs.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=43282&sid=2ebfd9dd56097c83834fefaf9863aaaf
    ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ“ฃ๐ŸŽ–๏ธ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿฅ‡
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    Michael Alan HerreraSee the link. Perhaps you could tell us a little bit about the winner and the game?

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    Elijah LeonSure thing! Here is a play through video of my game for the Summer Games Challenge 2017, called "Bible Mix"!

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    Samuel FreiholtzIf anyone wounder; because there was no second and third contestant, and subsequently no second and third prize, I will instead use that money and donate to my local church. God bless you all! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Doug MosesWorks good on my Mac! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    CDN Speedgame Verses Revealed! Design starts today!

    Zechariah 4:6 ~ So he said to me, โ€œThis is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: โ€˜Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,โ€™ says the Lord Almighty.

    Hebrews 10:24 ~ And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds

    Psalm 19: 1-3 ~ The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge. They have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard from them.

    Note: You are free to use whichever version of the Bible in your game.

    Note 2: Reminder that I picked the verses based on prayer and how God was leading me, not by popular vote.
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    Kris MurrayI am also pleased to announce that we have a grand prize for the overall winning team of the competition. The CGDC organizers have graciously agreed to donate free registration to the 2018 conference for all members of the winning team. There may be more prizes for winners of the other categories too!

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    Samuel FreiholtzGreat ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ‘ (But I can not join this year) Good luck every one!

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    Samuli HolopainenPost this on Christian Developers Tabletop Edition as well.

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    Doug MosesLets get this party started. ๐Ÿ™‚ I have uploaded my game design document to Github for the contest. github.com/CDNSpeedGames/2017/blob/master/games/bleap/docs/BleapGDD.pdf Next step is to do some concept art before coding begins. Let me know what you think about the idea.

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    Raul Rivera ArroyoYeah! Looking forward to this! I got a busy schedule but I hope to put in some time for this. Always enjoy these Speedgames!

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    The Summer Game Challenge 2017 is coming to an end. I have had a lot of other things to do this summer and my own game will probably not be finished in time. ๐Ÿ˜ฃ But I am looking forward giving out Steam gift codes to the winners anyway! ๐Ÿ˜ Looking forward to playing your games!
http://www.christiandevs.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=42963&sid=eea14d5f33ece24f9b050f965ed91866

    The Summer Game Challenge 2017 is coming to an end. I have had a lot of other things to do this summer and my own game will probably not be finished in time. ๐Ÿ˜ฃ But I am looking forward giving out Steam gift codes to the winners anyway! ๐Ÿ˜ Looking forward to playing your games!
    www.christiandevs.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=42963&sid=eea14d5f33ece24f9b050f965ed91866
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    Samuel FreiholtzUps, sorry, that previous image was a little to small. Here comes a bigger one.

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    Rommy BarrigaBenjamin Mood submit :)?

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    Samuel FreiholtzWell, if you are finished with your game post a link to the game in the above thread (www.christiandevs.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=42963&sid=eea14d5f33ece24f9b050f965ed91866). Game submit deadline is 12.00 a.m. EDT 31 August. On the 4 September I will start a new thread with links to all submitted games and voting-function.

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    Elijah LeonHey Samuel! I posted something on the ChristianDevs Forms about my game for the Summer Games Challenge 2017! You can see it here: www.christiandevs.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=17&p=87447&sid=cf0732c80b59a352773a4a8db179c061#p87447

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    Samuel FreiholtzThe deadline is reached and no more games can be submitted.

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    Elijah LeonThanks for the Steam Code Samuel!

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    Reminder: Get your CDN Speedgame verse submission in by August 30th!

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    I know this must be deleted but please I beg you as a Christian brother not to ban or block or remove me from the group I will never post it again EVER
    in GML This is what I believe
    if UnitedStates += Instance_Elected(CorperatePresedent) {
    America = policeState;
    Economy = Fiat;
    War = true;
    Brandenburg Group = Winning;
    } else {
    if Agape = -1 {
    civilWar = true;
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    Michael Alan HerreraBoth in GML and IRL, your code contains several undefined variables. Both seem like they could crash.

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    Tad J. Thaddeus KlopcicI don't see the problem with a wood recycling company doing well: www.brandenburg-gruppe.de/en/company/group/

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    Cody Reedlol

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    Samuel FreiholtzI do not think you can use a "+=" in a if statement. As a Christian I would write in GML: "if (Jesus_returns) {peace = true;} else {peace = false;}"

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    Jon HopkinsFalse dichotomy

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    OK I need someone familiar with Game makers networking features to give me an estimate on how much they would charge me to make a server program and client program that works on a website, and put built-in explanations and instructions - i just want the basic networking code needed to connect 1 account to a server that can handle 3 at a time, i can learn from there- i am poor so installments of under 51 a month would work best for me and i hope no one would need that much for this ... See MoreSee Less

    Cody Reedthye tutorials say they only work on LAN

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    Cody Reedso i need something that works online

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    This side project just absorbed 5 days of my life

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    Cody Reednot as fancy as it sounds, but it works

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    Cody Reedruns no more than 6% of my moderately good processor- who am I kidding it's a fantastic processor my dad gifted me a great wedding present!

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    Cody Reedbut Google runs at a steady 20-40% with 14 tabs open so that should give you an idea of how well it would work on a lesser module than my beast lol

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    Zachary GoldbergWow. Nice.

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    Cody Reedit was made in game maker of all things, the mechanics behind the coin creation programs are only complex because they are made for the world to use as massive sources of income- China owns the biggest Bitcoin mines in the whole world, so they will be rich in a few more years. the thing is, I wanted to make something that could be upgraded and fiddled with as i am only 1 man, and it does use your cpu, takes a massive amount of time to let it run and gather coins (50 minutes per coin roughly and the coins have no value outside of my bank account right now so i figure there is no harm in me making enough to sell then (oh yeah im being honest, not just creating them out of thin air) i will look for people like us to put simple games and Christian short story writers to put their stories up on my website for christoscoins and i will do everything out of pocket untill i can get the money to really market it, its a slow process but God expects his people to grind the ground to bits looking for his blessing, not just ask for it all the time, babies get freely, adults have to earn their keep

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    Cody Reedi have the system mostly set-up right now, even a small reward (literally a penny) for letting the program run until the program is finished grinding out coins, and it costs nothing to download. its a little messy but i figure if I can work on it for 3 or 4 more days i will have a product i can give to people and they can cash in on early or join the project... i won't be doing that until September though i don't believe...

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    Cody Reedits the ultimate in keep it simple stupid

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    Vanessa Denise CareyHi Cody, What did you code this project in?

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    Cody Reedmaking a program that collects the coins you have bought or earned now, along with doing my main project. this is going to grow, I really am looking for people to go to Talimore.com and submit a product along with a limit to how many can be downloaded, i have programs for all of that

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    Kris Murray created a poll in Christian Developers: Coder's Edition.

    The Official 2017 CDN Speedgame is Here! Unfortunately, the competition had to be delayed due to logistical issues.
    We will start taking submissions for verse entries immediately by adding your submission to the poll. The verses will not be chosen, however, by popular vote, but by selection from yours truly (who will not be participating in the competition.
    See the official rules and schedule to the competion here: docs.google.com/document/d/1aQZTYu9CBiK1vVCiU7OPa63qbqlaJiVctuEfokFIUfY/edit?fref=gc
    Here is a copy of the schedule:
    August 22st โ€“ Submit a verse to make games on
    August 30th โ€“ Reveal the 3 verses that won and start 2 day design
    September 2st โ€“ Implementation and Testing for 2 weeks (Completed by 9/16/2017 at 11:59 PM in your time zone, must be uploaded by 9/17/2017 at 11:59 PM PST)
    September 17th โ€“ Judging for 1 week
    September 24th โ€“ Reveal Winners
    If there are any questions, please post in the comments section or send me a PM.
    God's Blessings!
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    Raul Rivera ArroyoMight be doable.

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    Matthew ColonI submitted a verse, but I won't be able to participate this time. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Charlie MauckDoes it have to be a single verse, or in a short range acceptable?

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    Raul Rivera ArroyoPeter Venoit Give this a look!

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    Doug MosesWe will be using Github for our code and final release versions this time. IM or email me at doug@christgames.org if you need help with that service. I may post a quick tutorial on it later. If you want to help administer, let me know too and I can set you up as owner of the repository.

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    Alexander TruongOooo... Wonder if I'll have the time to make something.

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    Samuli HolopainenWhat shame a you wont be participating yourself. I have liked your game entries very much.

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    Cody Reedok first timer here, made a mistake and asked a question in the email before reading instructions, if you see this b4 that ignore it, i know the answer... Also what is 2 day design?

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    HELP! ONE MINUTE GAMEPLAY! NEED URGENT FEEDBACK!

I need to finish this game by next week, I need to improve it based on your opinion guys!!!

Please, I am asking you guys to give me your feedback specifically about the game as a concept, if it is fun or not and if you get the idea of it. 
It is for mobile, Android platform. You can download the apk of a level here:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/26cg7g02uvnog2v/The%20Realm%20of%20the%20Kaleidoscope%20Demo.apk?dl=0
Please take a little more time than a minute to read the narrative and check the tutorial, I am hoping the game explains by itself. After playing the game, please fill in this very short survey (5 simple questions please! and one of them if your name XD):
Choose either link.
Link 1: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/DYCZJFN
link 2: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/DYWKRNG

THANK YOU VERY MUCH! GOD BLESS YOU!!
NOTE: THIS IS NOT a testing about Arts, for they are still in progress, so the game looks like an ugly frankenstein, do not focus on the arts please because they are placeholders only. Thank you!

    HELP! ONE MINUTE GAMEPLAY! NEED URGENT FEEDBACK!

    I need to finish this game by next week, I need to improve it based on your opinion guys!!!

    Please, I am asking you guys to give me your feedback specifically about the game as a concept, if it is fun or not and if you get the idea of it.
    It is for mobile, Android platform. You can download the apk of a level here:
    www.dropbox.com/s/26cg7g02uvnog2v/The%20Realm%20of%20the%20Kaleidoscope%20Demo.apk?dl=0
    Please take a little more time than a minute to read the narrative and check the tutorial, I am hoping the game explains by itself. After playing the game, please fill in this very short survey (5 simple questions please! and one of them if your name XD):
    Choose either link.
    Link 1: www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/DYCZJFN
    link 2: www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/DYWKRNG

    THANK YOU VERY MUCH! GOD BLESS YOU!!
    NOTE: THIS IS NOT a testing about Arts, for they are still in progress, so the game looks like an ugly frankenstein, do not focus on the arts please because they are placeholders only. Thank you!
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    Rommy Barrigahi! anyone?

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    Rommy BarrigaI uploaded a web versioin on itch.io for testing gameplay! please give me a hand and your opinion ๐Ÿ™‚ romita.itch.io/mi-universe-prototype

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    Rommy BarrigaGod is good and all the progress we as a team have made. My professors know that I am Christian, sooo all to God's Glory n_n!!

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    At my workplace (small Christian college of around 40 students) I'm the only coder while everyone else is either a secretary or an academic. They all use computers but their efficiency is quite average. As I'm also wearing an IT hat, I want to gradually push some sort of instant messaging solution (with at least audio and optionally video calling) with the hopes of eliminating our heavy dependence on our analog PBX. I cannot expect people to remember to open and to maintain a tab running on their browser at all times, so a desktop client is necessary for most of them. Which software do you suggest? ... See MoreSee Less

    Chaz PetersonAt Liberty University we use Skype for Business. I'm pretty sure it was a part of the Office 365 rollout that they did last year, though. Not sure how reasonable it would be for such a small institution. It's integrated into Outlook, though, too, so you can see who's Online/Away/Offline readily within Outlook, even. It's got some nifty integration going on.

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    Pavlos VasileiadisIt would be great, however in our case we don't use Office 365. We are part of Google Apps for Education, but Google doesn't have a real desktop client for hangouts yet.

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    Mark William NationsSlack and/or Discord? They are free and are extremely useful

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    Michael Alan Herrera shared Extra Credits's Game AI - Funtelligence - Extra Credits to the group: Christian Developers: Coder's Edition.

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    Many games brag about their complex enemy AI, but "complex" doesn't always mean "good." So how should we design AI?๏ปฟ Watch on YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FBGR6vmNeU

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    Ryan VandendyckYeah when I was working with Nintendo on games like Luigi's Mansion and doing enemy AI, simple patterns that the player could understand and exploit was the whole point. It catches you off-guard the first few times, then you learn to avoid it, and then you learn to capitalize! That's a great feeling for the player. So I'm definitely in the boat of having AI be simple and fun for the player, as opposed to complex and inscrutable.

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    Alexander TruongIt's what I'm currently dealing with so def gonna give it a watch.

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    Michael Samuel Miller JrGreat info. I think the FOUNDATIONAL take-away from this is the balance between SENSE of complexity versus actual complexity (rather, simplicity).

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    A previous work associate of mine, Jonathan Barajas, has a small IT service company that he is starting up with others, but they are in need of a web designer to build websites for clients. They need a website for the company, but they also have clients lined up for work if they can showcase what can be done. If interested, or know someone who might be interested, please contact him at JbarajasIT@gmail.com. Based out of Waco, TX, but remote work is fine. ... See MoreSee Less

    Here is an update to my game I have been working on, hope you like it!

    Devon Burroughs shared Spiritual X Warfare Video Game's photo to the group: Christian Developers: Coder's Edition.

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    Everything is going to plan so far, my programmer should be picking up on the project soon.๐Ÿ˜Š I had to relight my scene because Unity only work well with FBX format and it get rid of ambient light.๐Ÿ˜ก took a long time. #unity3d #16bit #pixelart #spiritualxwarfare #iphone #new #programming #programmer #gamedesign #indiegame #pixel #pixels #videogame #videogames #coding #fans #indiedevhour #indiedev #gamedev #sidescroller #neogeo #thankyou #3DS #gamer #gameart #powerrangers #gamedev #neogeo #anime #madewithunity #viewtifuljoe

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