A dot big bang Roadmap: 17 New Features Now In Development

There are always lots of exciting things in development at dot big bang. This roadmap will give you a glimpse at what’s in progress behind the scenes—from a sound and music library, to a terrain editor that’ll let you literally move mountains, to new social features that’ll make it easier than ever to hop into games with friends.

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See Games Being Made In Real Time In dot big bang’s Live Gamedev Streams!

Dot big bang’s game creation engine contains everything you need to build a complete video game — in fact, all the games you see on the homepage were made using tools that are available to you right now. From making voxel objects, to building worlds, to adding unique mechanics, there’s a lot to learn for aspiring developers. 

Our development team regularly stream their process to help our creators get the most out of dot big bang. These live streams are a great way to see all of dot big bang’s tools in action, get essential tips and tricks, and learn how to improve and elevate your creations. You’ll also get the chance to offer input on in-development titles, participate in live playtesting, and have game development questions answered in real time.

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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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Massive Editor Update: Welcome To dot big bang 0.8!

Today we released dot big bang v0.8, unleashing a torrent of new functionality in our Game Editor . This has been a long time coming, and adds support to all the features in our engine. We think you’ll enjoy the results. Read on for a look at all the new features and functionality you can now use to build games!

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Signups Are Open For The Chase Heroes Live Creation Session!

We’re happy to announce that signups to take part in the second dot big bang Live Creation Session are now open!

A Live Creation Session is a 3 hour event, where creators work in teams to make new maps from a set of provided assets. This time, the game people will be working from is the super fun obstacle course racing game: Chase Heroes!

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Introducing: Template Toys

Building games in dot big bang just got easier with the arrival of Template Toys!

This set of super-useful premade objects is now available to drag ‘n’ drop into any dot big bang game. The Template Toys include trampolines, launch ramps, checkpoints to respawn players mid level, a jukebox, a flower gun, and lots more. Creators can easily adjust values such as launch and bounce distance to send players to new heights in their dot big bang creations!

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