Fight A Giant Boss In ‘Preston’s Diamond Dash’, Live Now!

Get ready for Preston’s Diamond Dash, a fun and frantic new game that’s live now on dot big bang! Dodge lasers, escape fast-rising lava, free-fall through dropper levels, and collect all the gems to unlock a dramatic boss battle. Beat a deadly 100-foot lava-lobbing colossus to rescue Preston, and escape this mysterious diamond world!

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Meet The Devs: Anders Elfgren, Community Engineer

Anders Elfgren is an Sweden-based developer who joined the dot big bang Community Engineering team in March of 2022. We caught up with him to find out about what he’s working on and get some advice for aspiring game developers.

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dot big bang x Girls Make Games: “I was able to learn many amazing things!”

Last week, the first collaboration between dot big bang and Girls Make Games took place. It was a one-day workshop offering the chance to create a cyberpunk level with support from dbb devs, run by Community Engineer Ashley Koett, and it proved immediately popular.

“The workshop filled up overnight!” says Ashley. “We ended up expanding it to accommodate 45 students, and some other dot big bang devs helped me out. It was exciting to see how much interest there was, especially on our first collaboration with Girls Make Games!”

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Make your own course in Preston’s Ultimate Parkour Heist!

Anyone who’s played Preston’s Ultimate Parkour Heist will know how fun and fiendishly tough it is. But after you beat Security Level 3 and crack that final vault, we have a fresh challenge for you! We’re inviting all parkour ninjas to put their skills to the test once more – and create the most challenging parkour level ever.

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Girls Make Games x dot big bang workshop announced, signups open

dot big bang is delighted to announce a free virtual event with Girls Make Games this June 4th! The workshop will take participants through the process of designing their own cyberpunk level using dot big bang, hosted by dbb Community Engineer Ashley Koett. Signups are open now on a first come first served basis – find more info about taking part here.

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Leap for your life in Preston’s Ultimate Parkour Heist!

Welcome to Preston’s Ultimate Parkour Heist, the parkour challenge of your life! Leap over lasers, dodge spinning saw-blades, and perform daring midair maneuvers as you beat security in an epic parkour bank job, going live today on dot big bang.

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dot big bang featured in 3D World, Dexerto & Game Developer.com

The games industry media has been taking notice of dot big bang recently, with several interesting articles popping up in various outlets. First up, the PrestonPlayz Would You Rather collab was featured on prominent esports and gaming portal Dexerto. Next, two interviews with dbb’s CEO Robert Anderberg appeared on prominent industry news and analysis site gamedeveloper.com, and in long-running print magazine 3D World.

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Meet The Devs: Chris Miles, Associate Community Manager

Chris Miles is better known to the dot big bang Discord community as DMM or DigitalMonkeyMaster. He became an Associate Community Manager last year, and has been brightening up the dbb Discord ever since. We caught up with him to find out what the job entails, and what makes for a safe, happy and thriving online community.

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Meet McFunkypants, dot big bang’s First Gamedev-in-Residence

Breakdance McFunkypants is the pseudonym of Christer Kaitila, a prolific game developer and gamedev Twitter presence. Known for his imagination, positivity, and constant flow of interesting and creative new works, Christer is dot big bang’s first ever gamedev-in-residence. We sat down with him to ask about his process, ethos, and bright “gamedev optimist” outlook.

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Preston’s “Would You Rather” Hits 100,000 Plays; Launch Video Passes 1.4m Views

Last week saw the launch of Would You Rather, a fast-paced quiz-race game made by dot big bang in collaboration with Youtube star Preston. To celebrate the release, Preston streamed the game on his PrestonPlayz channel. Thousands of viewers clicked a link to instantly hop into the game with him, bringing one of the core visions behind dot big bang to fruition.

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