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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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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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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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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In addition to the Game Editor overhaul, the 0.8 release contains many upgrades, fixes, and changes to various areas of dot big bang. Here’s a changelog of what’s new.
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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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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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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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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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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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