Computer Connects produced its North American debut this month alongside The Computer Indie Pitch at Pocket Gamer Connects.
This time we headed to the emerald city of Seattle to host a show that saw over 650 delegates soak in two days or talks, meeting, and fringe events on May possibly 13th and 14th.
For these not in the know, the Computer Indie Pitch is a typical occasion run by the makers of PCGamesInsider.biz. It offers indie developers the possibility to pitch their games to market authorities and journalists in a speed-dating-style format. Teams get the chance to get beneficial feedback on their games, as properly as win wonderful prizes such as promotional packages and the coveted Computer Indie Pitch bat.
This time about we saw 15 neighborhood developers take to floor in order to pitch their most up-to-date creations to our specialist judges, in order to hopefully stroll away with one particular of our prizes, which includes the Baseball Bat trophy. As has turn into the norm at The Computer Indie Pitch, there was a surprising quantity of talent on show, and the judges had far more than one particular or two difficult calls to make when picking who would stroll away as the champion.
Nevertheless, there can only be one particular winner, and that winner was Wonderbelly Games and their Peggle crossed with D&D creation Roundguard. Of course, we awarded prizes for second and third also, each of which you can discover far more about under alongside our champion.
1st Location – Roundguard by Wonderbelly Games
Filled with a charming cast of oddballs, procedural dungeons and an awful lot of gold, Roundguard is a bouncy physics-primarily based roguelite that bizarrely crosses Peggle and Dungeons & Dragons into a joyful addictive encounter. If that in and of itself wasn’t adequate Roundguard also functions intuitive physics-primarily based gameplay, 3 unique classes of warrior to pick from, and a plethora of distinctive abilities, weapons, armour and other assorted goodies. Combine this with the distinctive procedural dungeons and you have an encounter that is distinctive to every single and each and every player. Oh and there is also a crazy comedic story and quests galore to go alongside the charming cast of oddballs to appear out for.
2nd Location – Deleveled by Toasterfuel
Deleveled is a basic but deep puzzle platformer. One particular in which players ought to simultaneously manage two characters who are taken in unique directions by exchanging momentum by means of strong surfaces. This clever use of each the atmosphere and gravity will then let players to devise a way to navigate their way by means of the dozens of puzzle platforming challenges. On major of this, players will also have to resolve a assortment of switch-primarily based puzzles inside every single level also in order to comprehensive every single stage. As such, Delevelled promises each inventive gameplay combined with a powerful quantity of challenge and charm.
3rd Location – Wintermoor Techniques Club by EVC
Wintermoor Techniques Club into the footwear of Alicia and her close friends at the prestigious Wintermoor Academy’s Techniques Club as they battle to save their club from becoming disbanded in the large snowball tournament. To do so, all of them collectively ought to obtain their inner strength and transform from introverted academics into the heroes they play in their tabletop campaign. That is not all even though, as even though this light Techniques RPG inspired by Final Fantasy Techniques and Steven Universe players will also be treated to a deep and thrilling story which will see the heroes unravel the mysteries behind the strange tournament.
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