Ludum Dare 32 Compo entry: Star Drill Ultra

I’m back with a Ludum Dare game, this time for the Compo (solo development challenge)! After a lot of programming, grumbling, stress, and complaining the graphics is not pretty enough, I have Star Drill Ultra, a Star Fox-inspired space combat adventure where you play as a star drill! It’s up for voting right now! If you can, please rate the game, and let me know what you think!

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Some screenshots!

And for those interested, we have a time lapse, too!

Ludum Dare 31 at Tech Valley Game Space

Hello, everyone. I’ll be helping out Tech Valley Game Space at organizing the internet’s largest online Game Jam, Ludum Dare 31 at Troy, NY! Join in the fun, crazy mess as we develop a video game within 72 hours.

Ludum Dare 31 (Jam & Compo)

Friday, Dec 5, 2014, 7:00 PM

Tech Valley Game Space
291 River St, Suite 304 (3rd floor) Troy, NY

5 Space Cadets Went

Are you ready to get started on the largest, longest running Online Game Jam in the world? Let’s kick-off the Ludum Dare challenge, both Jam (team, 72-hours) and Compo (solo, 48-hours), with a bang! Remember to read the rules and post on the Ludum Dare site that you’ll be participating this exciting event: …

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Haven’t been to a Ludum Dare yet? Not to worry! We’ll be presenting on how to survive Ludum Dare on on Thursday, December 4th, 7:00 PM EST. Check it out!

Lastly, as this is a very busy time, there will be no #WeeklyGameMusic this weekend.

Developer Plays: Suddenly, Thousand

Hey, guys. We’re trying something new here at Omiya Games and Tech Valley Game Space by scheduling events during our live streams. First up with be a Developer Plays (a play on Let’s Plays) Suddenly, Thousand, where we play and comment on our own game. This will be a great opportunity to see what the developer had in mind when creating this game. Streaming will start at Thursday, November 20th, 7:00 PM EST:

Developer Plays Suddenly, Thousands

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014, 7:00 PM

No location yet.

2 Space Cadets Went

Hey, guys! Taro from Omiya Games here! I made the top-rated Bacon Game Jam game called Suddenly, Thousands in 48-hours, and will be making a developer commentary on it on Thursday, November 20th, starting at 7:00 PM EST. I’ll be talking about what inspired me to make the game, the experience I was aiming for, and what I was thinking about when desi…

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Check it out, and at the end of the stream, let us know what you think!

Watch live video from TechValleyGameSpace on

Ichabot Crane

Ichobot Crane is an open-source, Global Game Jam 2014 entry from American University at Washington, D.C., made by a team of 5. It’s a first-person puzzle game like Portal that involves using your head…by throwing it.

You can play it online, here:

The games section had bee updated as well.

Galactic NEON

#OneGameAMonth December entry, Galactic NEON, is complete, just in time for 2014!

Galactic NEON is a twin-stick shooter, like Geometry Wards set in the vast, infinite space like Asteroids. Fight against horde and horde of enemies with many different weapons and power-ups!

You can also play it online, here:

The games section had bee updated as well.

String Theory

#OneGameAMonth July entry, String Theory, is finally done!

The Sentient Cube is a first-person puzzle game about gathering brightly colored objects by touching them with things attached to the fishing pole. As more objects are collected, more objects light up. Utilize this ability to reach to the red gate!

You can also play it online, here:

Edit: and I update the Games as well.