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Posted by squidly - May 2nd, 2018


As a lot of you know, the Renaine Kickstarter is going strong! We're down to 48 hours left, and we're trying to get that last big push out.

What? You didn't know? Okay, so, I actually DID intend to make a newspost right when the KS started, and I THOUGHT I did, and it may sound stupid but I actually thought the post I had about the last KS was about the current one because I'm a moron. Anyways, noticed that too late, decided to not post my once in a 14 days Front Page post in the middle of the KS, and... Here we are! It's almost over, and a very hefty amount of the donations have come from Newgrounds.

So first off, thank you! You know me, NG is my home, I wish I was more active but at the end of the day this will always be my place. If Renaine works out, I never intend to leave like some others have, because we're family dammit and I sure as hell love every one of you. Especially Tom, he's kinda cute.

Anyways, well, 48 hours left. Honestly, when all is said and done and I get some lump sum delivered to make my dream a reality, that's still not the end of the ride. There's so much still to do with Renaine, because, you know, this game is my baby, and I sure as hell want to make it the best damn baby possible.

I have posted three seperate demoes on Newgrounds with wildly different amounts of progress until finally, damn finally, it worked out. That is, I repeat, one failed greenlight attempt, one failed Kickstarter, and FINALLY it worked out on attempt #3.

It's been a long journey, and it keeps going, the journey aint' over. There's still at least another year's worth of work to do with this game. I'll keep every single on of you posted while it happens. I want to come back here one day and just get on top of the NG tank and yell "Look guys, I finally did it!" But there's gonna be a long trip between here and there.

Well, that's what it is. Sorry this post wasn't as PR-Clean as everything else I've posted, it really is a ramble, but I dunno, man, I dunno. You guys, you don't need PR Clean, you know how it is, that's what Newgrounds always has been - a place where people know how it is. A creator can get emotional. We don't HAVE to clean it up, we can just *be.*

Renaine is on Kickstarter until Friday, May 5th, at 2:05 PM. I appreciate your support, and I love all of you guys.



Posted by squidly - September 23rd, 2017

SKQ? Forget about it. Renaine is live on Kickstarter :D


We would appreciate your support!



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Posted by squidly - August 24th, 2015

This is my THIRD game jam and every time I say 'that was fun, never doing it again' and here I come rolling back to do it again.

This is actually the first time I've worked with someone I've done a game with before. @Troisnyx

I did the minority of the art, and she made all the cool looking things.

But Jesus was that a lot of programming.

Luckily the wonderful guys at HaxeFlixel made a program that's 100% worth plugging because it really is an amazing new and improved version of Flixel with multiplatform. It's just so cool to be able to change your export and BOOM you got a desktop version. Yay.


Posted by squidly - May 1st, 2014

Are we talking about Tom Fulp?



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Posted by squidly - February 24th, 2013

Anything, anything at all!

Wanna know about Second Wind?

How bout' something not game related?
That's cool too.

What that lizard is in my profile?
Why not?

Go for it.

Posted by squidly - February 16th, 2013

Guys, a Canadian friend of mine who suffers from Pico 2/Duke Nukem Forever (i.e. never gonna release the sequel) complex is finally releasing the sequel to his movie, Fantasize 2.

Basically, it's a surreal pseudo-horror thing with people going berserk on tiny people and stuff. It's weird, but it's also cool.

Anyways, this is his dream project, and we've got 12 hours to raise the final 1.5k.<

Please, please, PLEASE help and donate, if every person who reads this post donates $1, we'd be funded! Or you could donate a little more and get animated into the movie :D

Make Les's dream a reality :D

Forum post with a bit more info.

Fantasize 2, 12 hours to get 1.5k, make it happen!

Posted by squidly - October 15th, 2012


So Game Jam 8 is a wrap, folks, and team Crystal Egg were PK Rockin' all the way home.

If you're able, and willing to get on a boat that might already be sinking, then I'll be happy to have you aboard!

Hey, if good music (among others) can help salvage a sinking ship, let's do stuff!

Heh heh...


Anyways, so for the quarter of the competition we actually didn't have an artist, and we were all going to be subject to my wonderful pixel art.

Also, the game totally wasn't going to have jumping (Super Adventure Game Land much?)

Then TroisNyxEtienne found Hyptosis and both revealed their incredible ability to whip out great orchestral music and top notch art in a few hours.

Well, damn.

So I put in jumping.

This game went from a Boy named Cabin, to Baba Yaga sim 2012, to a fully animated moving cabin (with Baba Yaga riding on it, steering with a lollipop.)

And... Then this game happened.

Godammit Newgrounds, why is it every time I make a game, even with other people, it has to be about universal emotions?


So, hit up our entry:


And enjoy the Cabin Jam :D

That was the cutest thing I'll ever make in 48 hours