Demoscene group project, non-commercial game?!

category: general [glöplog]
After watching some of the prods from numerica, I was thinking why doesn't everyone get together and do a kickass game to rival the stuff the bigwigs do?

I know a few really good games that have been made by sceners, but why can't some of ya pull together and do a killer game? If you can pull games/demos together in an event and make 'em kickass, think what you could do collectively and over time.

Just a thought. :D
as a game developer there's one thing i realized: noone wants to code (as a spare time thing) something that you want to provide support for or that's subject to change because of personal taste. a demo is a demo and if you dont like my demo, well, not my problem. a game, well... not that simple.
added on the 2009-03-16 17:45:26 by Gargaj Gargaj
Why make games when you can make demos instead?
added on the 2009-03-16 17:48:53 by NeARAZ NeARAZ
Yeah, why don't a bunch of sceners get together and start their own games company, make some cool games and then sell out to EA for a big pile of cash?
added on the 2009-03-16 17:52:26 by psonice psonice
"collective" is not what we easily do, plus what gargaj said.

added on the 2009-03-16 18:02:27 by Navis Navis
answer given, time to pouetize:
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added on the 2009-03-16 18:15:35 by havoc havoc
"kickass game".. "killer game".. a 3D hangman with solely superlatives?
that too
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I think the OP has no idea what resources it takes to make AAA games.
added on the 2009-03-16 18:24:16 by tomaes tomaes
great idea! ive got an amazing concept for a fantasy MMORPG, anyone want to make it for me?
added on the 2009-03-16 18:29:21 by smash smash
tomaes: how hard can it be? Most c64 games were made in basements by one or 2 guys and they still own anything ever made on peecee and KKKonsoles!!!!
added on the 2009-03-16 18:37:35 by okkie okkie
smash: yes! please send me an email and we'll take it from there
added on the 2009-03-16 18:44:30 by quisten quisten
smash: will it involve an elf vomitting his guts out under a tree?!?!?!??!?!
i have a much better idea for a fantasy MMORPG, it's about a diarrhetic rabbit called "Flappie" :)
added on the 2009-03-16 19:10:09 by havoc havoc
what about an online OMG ?
added on the 2009-03-16 19:13:23 by Zweckform Zweckform
Even better, why don't all the games companies get together to go make a demo about it!!!!!!!!!!11111111
added on the 2009-03-16 19:23:02 by xeron xeron
if (it=a diarrhetic rabbit called "Flappie")
then (xeron=right)
added on the 2009-03-16 19:25:01 by havoc havoc
a game requires at least a year of coding, a demo one could make in weeks (or a weekend depending on quality, libs etc)

added on the 2009-03-16 19:33:09 by thec thec
depends on what kind of game you're thinking of.
added on the 2009-03-16 20:03:00 by decipher decipher
There actually are AAA games from the demoscene out already!

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added on the 2009-03-16 20:05:23 by freeze freeze
German standards of 'AAA' seem to differ from the rest of the world..
added on the 2009-03-16 20:12:42 by okkie okkie
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added on the 2009-03-16 20:12:54 by hollowman hollowman
actually, inspired by havoc's words, here's some concept art:
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