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Monday, November 16, 2009

The Sarah Palin Video Game: The Race To Success

This is the first game that I made with my good friend Derk the Jerk over at Man-Eating Cheeseburger. It might seem a little rough around the edges because we kept starting other games (The Separation of Church and State, Senate Finance Committee, and Whack-A-Wingnut) and only worked on this game when weren't working on one of the other games. Although the game was perhaps a bit goofy and slipshod, it helped us learn a lot about how to make a video game and to understand the advantages and the limitations of the medium.

UPDATE: From reading some of the comments, I wanted to clarify that just like all of the other games that we made (The Separation of Church and State, Senate Finance Committee, and Whack-A-Wingnut), Derk the Jerk over at Man-Eating Cheeseburger did all of the coding. I just supplied some of the artwork and stuff. He deserves all of the coding credit! :o)

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At Mon Nov 16, 01:16:00 PM, Blogger To Fu said...

that... was...

you rule, Zaius.

At Mon Nov 16, 01:30:00 PM, Blogger sunshine said...

Very fun~ I caught a pig and blew up a polar bear!
How good am I? :)
I think my 4 year old son Mass is gonna love this one!!! :P


At Mon Nov 16, 01:31:00 PM, Blogger Jon the Intergalactic Gladiator said...

Ooh, I've always wanted to be a maverick!

(Oh yeah and I posted on my blog today! Can you believe it!)

At Mon Nov 16, 05:23:00 PM, Blogger Sue J said...

Yay! I couldn't wait to get home to play this(because you know the music startles me at work!)

I like to hit right/left arrows real quick and watch her --- Ha ha ha ha!

At Mon Nov 16, 07:20:00 PM, Blogger Steve said...

not sure i want to see the boss at level 2012! alas i can barely use a WII remote much less keys on a lap top but I'm sure it is very cool

At Mon Nov 16, 07:30:00 PM, Blogger Teresita said...

Go directly to Rogue. Do not pass Go, do not collect $200 million in RNC funding.

At Mon Nov 16, 10:04:00 PM, Blogger Distributorcap said...

where is RUssia?

At Tue Nov 17, 06:59:00 AM, Blogger Odile said...

Circus I remember that game XD, so bloody awesome but this one really rocks, you rule my dear Dr. Zaius. I miss you so much, but planning a wedding and get married is a very hard work to do (but thanks God for the chocolate cake that made everything easier)

At Tue Nov 17, 09:52:00 AM, Blogger Randal Graves said...

No time to play, I'm busy not reading newspapers!

At Wed Nov 18, 08:31:00 AM, Blogger okjimm said...

Ya know.... the thought that struck me while I was reading the instructions was that they were too complicated..... for Sarah to play.

At Wed Nov 18, 07:27:00 PM, Blogger dguzman said...

WOW. Your computer-fu skills are deadly, sir.

At Thu Nov 19, 06:00:00 AM, Blogger Dr. Zaius said...

To Fu: I actually on supplied some of the artwork and stuff. Most of the credit should really go to Derk the Jerk over at Man-Eating Cheeseburger, who did all of the coding. :o)

Sunshine: Yay! Watch out for the Shark Infested Waters of the Mainstream Media! :o)

Jon the Intergalactic Gladiator: Yay! He's back! :o)

Sue J: I like to make her JUMP! Her little walk is so ridiculous. :o)

Steve: Jeepers! I can't figure out the Wii! ;o)

Teresita: It may be too late. Her 2012 run seems inevitable at this point... ;o)

Distributorcap: You can see it from her house! ;o)

Odile: Yay! Congratulations on your upcoming wedding. Chocolate cake will solve all problems. :o)

Randal Graves: Aw, phooey. :o(

OKJimm: Hee hee! You are probably right! :o)

DGuzman: Actually, Derk the Jerk over at Man-Eating Cheeseburger did all of the coding. I just supplied some of the artwork and stuff. He deserves all of the credit! :o)

At Sat Nov 21, 10:16:00 AM, Blogger Freida Bee, MD said...

Ok, if you don't read the directions and press "ok" instead of "cancel" on that filter keys pop up, you've got "filter keys" and if you are me, you have to restart your computer.

I like how if she goes off off something way up in the air she doesn't splat (which was really what I was going for), but rather floats and gradually comes back down.


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