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« Reply #60 on: March 24, 2018, 09:18:06 PM »

Hello and welcome to the latest Zazmo Arcade Pack update!

As you might remember we are working on making our updates a little jazzier and to that end we are now recording videos twice a week to track the game’s progress. Let’s talk about the highlights and then move into the videos themselves.

Bug fixes and tunes

One of the more recent additions to the game was the addition of powerups to Rob’s Adventure and Breakdown. We added these in to help spice up the gameplay and give players more things to do in round.

For Rob’s Adventure we added in some shooter favs like Multi-Shot, Power Shot and the Beam cannon. All of these are in the game now. Once nice touch is all of them scale the more you grab of the same type. You can grab up to three of the same type (at the moment) to get a maximum attach effect. It’s pretty cool and the visual will scale along with the power so you really get a sense of progression. Currently though if you grab a different type of powerup from the ones you are ‘collecting’ then you will reset with that one back to level one. We think that adds a nice element of dodging and collecting to the game.

In Breakdown we added a three new powers. The ‘other’ down arrow, the rocket and the explosion. Other down arrow causes your opponents side to drop in a head to head match. The rocket fires a cutter ball straight up into the sky that bursts into three balls on impact. Finally the explosion powerup will destroy the lowest row you have on screen.

All in all the progress is coming along well and we are getting in some good work while we wrap up the Xbox One conversion of Boss 101.

Episode 10 - Game Dev Night

Playing, testing and developing the powerups





Episode 11 - Guest starring Matt Fitzgerald of Savage: Shards of Gosen fame!





Twitch Streams

Come join us for our live game development streams during the week. We consistent stream on Mondays and Thursdays at 6pm CST and would love to see you there. It’s been a lot of fun meeting you and interacting with all of you who have shown up.

Thank you again and thank you for your support. We’ll talk with you soon and remember to always live your dreams!

-Tim

More info on Savage Shard of Gosen
http://store.steampowered.com/app/408060/SAVAGE_The_Shard_of_Gosen/

Zazmo Arcade Pack Info Roundup
Twitch Channel - Monday Thursday Dev Streams at 6pm CST Donley Time Twitch
Steam Early Access Page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/770320/Zazmo_Arcade_Pack
We appreciate your continued support!

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« Reply #61 on: March 27, 2018, 11:01:15 PM »

Zazmo Arcade Pack Development Stream - Game Night

Our game night video - be warned - lots of laughing and screaming! Joshua and Tim talk about new game ideas too!





More to come and this Thursday so join us then if you can!

Zazmo Arcade Pack Info Roundup
Twitch Channel - Monday Thursday Dev Streams at 6pm CST Donley Time Twitch
Steam Store Page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/770320/Zazmo_Arcade_Pack
Please wishlist us on the Steam Store if you would be so kind!
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« Reply #62 on: March 30, 2018, 07:46:59 PM »

Zazmo Arcade Pack Development Stream - Game Night

Our game night video - be warned - lots of laughing and screaming! Joshua and Tim talk about new game ideas too!





More to come and this Monday so join us then if you can!

Zazmo Arcade Pack Info Roundup
Twitch Channel - Monday Thursday Dev Streams at 6pm CST Donley Time Twitch
Steam Store Page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/770320/Zazmo_Arcade_Pack
Get Zazmo for 33% off if you buy Boss 101 too!
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« Reply #63 on: April 01, 2018, 06:17:36 PM »

Hello and welcome to the latest Zazmo update and game development summary for this week.

Most of the news this week was things like tuning and powerup adjustments. We did a few game nights and you can check out the videos below.

Big news though - new build is LIVE right now!

You heard it! Go check it out now!

Also – this week saw a lot of development with our other game Boss 101. As you might already know we are working on bringing that game to the Xbox One so there is a bit of concurrent development.

Still – let’s get moving with the news!

Donley Time Foundation - Game Night! Ep 04

Game dev talk about possible Zazmo Arcade Pack 2 and retro game ideas! Also – where did we get some of the ideas for Boss 101 and Zazmo! Find out here:





Donley Time Foundation - Game Night! Ep 05

Playing old games like Aliens and Rolling Thunder 2

More game dev talk with Joshua and Tim!





Keep checking back as we move through Early Access. We have a few more adjustments to make and then we are anticipating moving out of EA and into a full release. The first focus at the moment is Boss 101 and its Xbox One version.

Thank you again and remember to LIVE YOUR DREAMS!

-Tim

Zazmo Arcade Pack Info Roundup
Twitch Channel - Monday Thursday Dev Streams at 6pm CST Donley Time Twitch
Steam Early Access Page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/770320/Zazmo_Arcade_Pack
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« Reply #64 on: April 06, 2018, 11:26:59 AM »

Zazmo Arcade Pack Development Stream - Game Night

Our game night video - be warned - lots of laughing and screaming!





More to come and this Monday so join us then if you can!

Zazmo Arcade Pack Info Roundup
Twitch Channel - Monday Thursday Dev Streams at 6pm CST Donley Time Twitch
Steam Store Page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/770320/Zazmo_Arcade_Pack
Get Zazmo for 33% off if you buy Boss 101 too!
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« Reply #65 on: April 08, 2018, 04:10:44 PM »

Welcome to the weekly Zazmo Arcade Update

We have a bit of a shorter update this week. All three of us are concentrated on getting our other game Boss 101 through submissions at Microsoft. On that end we are in the home stretch and that means a bit of bug fixing and adjustments to the build for the Xbox One. Thankfully nothing we can’t handle but it is taking our focus.

Onwards and upwards!


On the Zazmo end, I did this week’s game night and development update. Looked at some of the older classics we have been inspired from. It’s interesting to see how these game which are closing in on 30 years old hold up.

Game Development Dev Talk with Zazmo, looking at older game designs




Checked out the sequel to a game called Rush N Attack and man – that thing is a quarter muncher. You die so often and the game is so brutal!

Also did a run through Bionic Commando. It’s hard to overstate the great ideas in that game and how far they permeate into many other games. Really fun still but also a really hard game to just get through without dying a lot! I mean a lot.



On the strictly Zazmo front we are looking to wrap up development and leave Early Access once we are done with Boss 101 on the Xbox One. As we have said – there are not a lot of things on the main list left. We are mostly looking at polishing things and adjusting gameplay bits. All the core gameplay tenets are there and we are focused on making the whole things smooth and easy to play.



Personally I am pretty excited about the new powerups for the games Breakdown and Rob’s Adventure. They add a lot to already fun games and bring the whole experience up a notch or two.



OK, check out the video and we will talk with you soon!

Remember to always – LIVE YOUR DREAMS!

-Tim

Zazmo Arcade Pack Info Roundup
Twitch Channel - Monday Thursday Dev Streams at 6pm CST Donley Time Twitch
Steam Early Access Page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/770320/Zazmo_Arcade_Pack
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« Reply #66 on: April 09, 2018, 12:18:57 AM »

Twitch Game Dev Stream Tonight!

Tonight only - we are starting a little later than normal! Going live later today at 8pm CST on Twitch for Game Development Game Night action!

Link: https://www.twitch.tv/donleytime



Should be a blast and hope to see you there!

Zazmo Arcade Pack Info Roundup
Twitch Channel - Monday Thursday Dev Streams at 8pm CST Donley Time Twitch
Steam Early Access Page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/770320/Zazmo_Arcade_Pack
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« Reply #67 on: April 11, 2018, 01:27:51 AM »

Zazmo Arcade Pack Development Stream - Game Night

Our game night video - be warned - lots of laughing and screaming!





More to come and this Thursday so join us then if you can!

Zazmo Arcade Pack Info Roundup
Twitch Channel - Monday Thursday Dev Streams at 6pm CST Donley Time Twitch
Steam Store Page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/770320/Zazmo_Arcade_Pack
Get Zazmo for 33% off if you buy Boss 101 too!
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« Reply #68 on: April 15, 2018, 05:44:26 PM »

Welcome to the weekly Zazmo Weekend update!

Let’s get rolling with the news and then share some of the latest development videos.

Boss 101 and Zazmo

Though this is not a Boss 101 update we do need to talk a little about what the development team has been working on for the last week. Our team is three people and we are working on both the Zazmo Arcade as well as the Boss 101 port to the Xbox One. Well, it looks like the Xbox One port is about done. We had a few minor bugs and issues to address this week and ideally we will have great news for all our friends and fans in the next big update.

Zazmo Arcade Pack 2

With the wrap-up of Boss 101 we will be doing two things. The first will be finishing up the Early Access for the Zazmo Arcade Pack 1 (ZAP1) and then moving onto the Zazmo Arcade Pack 2 – which is tentatively being internally billed as a Sports or Action pack. We don’t know exactly what games will be in it but we are looking at putting in games like car racing, golf and maybe some form of football (North American or world themed).

We’ll keep you posted as we go but you can bet we want to make this amazing and fun so expect some fun twists on the standard sports fare.

Game Development Blogs

Game Dev Night 07




Game Dev Night 08




Check out the two weekly blogs we put up. Both have lots of dev talk. We also look at older games and the designs they have to see how much can still be applied to today. Some really nice work went into the classics and we try to break it down.

Talk with you soon and remember to LIVE YOUR DREAMS!

-Tim

Zazmo Arcade Pack Info Roundup
Twitch Channel - Monday Thursday Dev Streams at 6pm CST Donley Time Twitch
Steam Early Access Page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/770320/Zazmo_Arcade_Pack
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« Reply #69 on: April 18, 2018, 09:33:45 PM »

Zazmo Arcade Pack Development Stream - Game Night

Our game night video - be warned - lots of laughing and screaming!





More to come and this Monday so join us then if you can!

Zazmo Arcade Pack Info Roundup
Twitch Channel - Monday Thursday Dev Streams at 6pm CST Donley Time Twitch
Steam Store Page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/770320/Zazmo_Arcade_Pack
Get Zazmo for 33% off if you buy Boss 101 too!
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« Reply #70 on: April 23, 2018, 12:48:08 AM »

Welcome to the Zazmo Arcade Pack Weekly update



General News

Not a whole lot to report. We had a busy week with game submission BUT we do want to add we are prepping for our Xbox One console release as well we our upcoming Steam release. We expect to be leaving Early access and heading onto Steam around the time we will be on the Xbox One.

Also – we are looking to wrap up the game in the next month or so in terms of Early Access. We have been doing a bit of testing behind the scene and think things are about ready for a full release. To that end we will keep you posted about the latest news and developments!

Onto the video dev logs from this week!

Monday Game Dev Log




Thursday Game Dev Log




That’s about it for this week and look forward to talking with your soon. Remember to LIVE YOUR DREAMS!

Zazmo Arcade Pack Info Roundup
Twitch Channel - Monday Thursday Dev Streams at 6pm CST Donley Time Twitch
Steam Early Access Page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/770320/Zazmo_Arcade_Pack
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« Reply #71 on: April 28, 2018, 05:39:20 AM »

Hello and welcome to the weekend update for Zazmo Arcade.

First and foremost – WE MADE FINAL CERTIFICATION FOR BOSS 101 on the Xbox One! OK, that is not Zazmo related but it is related to the team and our game. It does mean we are back on Zazmo full time so look for us to be wrapping up Zazmo and getting it out of Early Access.

As we spoke about in a recent update we are now focused on Zazmo, final tune and bring you the final game. We really are looking forward to wrapping this up and we have Boss 102 as well as Zazmo Games Pack 2 on the horizon.

First though, we’re bringing you our very best in the Zazmo Arcade Pack and we hope you get a moment to check it out. Below are two of our game dev logs. There’s gameplay and dev talk happening and hopefully you can join us one of these nights!

Game Dev Talk Night Tuesday
Games, action, arcades and Infinity War




Game Dev Talk Night Thursday
More arcade action with Spidey and dev talk about classic arcade games from the 90’s




All right - that's all for this week and talk with you soon!

Remember to always live your dreams!

-Tim

Zazmo Arcade Pack Info Roundup
Twitch Channel - Monday Thursday Dev Streams at 6pm CST Donley Time Twitch
Steam Early Access Page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/770320/Zazmo_Arcade_Pack
We appreciate your continued support!
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