TROGUE64 – RGCD C64 16kb Cartridge Game Dev Compo 2019

I have been meaning to get involved with one of these compo’s for a while now — so here we go!

This is a rogue-like based game, where the player starts at the bottom of mine (which was flooded) to trap all the zombies in the local town. For some reason, the player was checking the containment and triggered the drain of the mine. Getting sucked to the bottom, they must make it back to the top before the denizens of the mine or the water flooding back into the mine drowns them…

Trogue is actually a word, it means the drains in a mine. Lucky 🙂

New Year 2019: It has been crazy

This previous year has been extremely busy — the birth of my son, William — has kept my days filled with fun and zero sleep.

I guess like most parents, I have this fantasy that being at home with him means I get some more time somehow for personal projects. Sleep deprivation seems to really mess with my concept of reality.

I woke up a year later blowing out his 1st birthday candle and realized it’s 2019 🙂

So, I suddenly have some time and I am getting back to projects… no really… I am