The 2014 Seven Day Roguelike Challenge starts March 8th and runs through March 16th. From now until the end of the challenge all oryxdesignlab sprite sets are 25% OFF. Enter coupon code 7DRL at checkout.
Finally after a long wait, and many thanks to Pat Labine, the 1.7.3 update is finally available! This version also features updated sprites, bug fixes, and of course all the new game changes.
The judges have completed their playthroughs and the winners have been chosen! Special thanks to the almost 70 people who signed up for the competition, and even more thanks to the 18 who finished their entries! Keep an eye out for Trial #2 in the near future! If you want to discuss any of the games in the competition, head over to the forums.
All of the entries are in for the first official Trials of Oryx competition. 15 games in total! Game creators were challenged to create a game using the Ultimate Roguelike Tileset. The judges will be reviewing the games and winners will be announced in January. Check out all the awesome games! Be sure to post your thoughts or questions in the Forum.
ntroducing the judges for Trials of Oryx #1: The Ultimate Roguelike Challenge!
- Glenn Wichman, creator of the original Rogue
- Ido Yehieli, creator of Cardinal Quest I/II
- Oryx, Bungie Art Director, Oryx Design Lab
Also, the competition is now closed for official entries. Late entries are welcome to enter but will be ineligible for prizes.
Introducing the first of the many Trials of Oryx. Game creators are challenged to create a game of any kind using the Ultimate Roguelike Tileset. The contest lasts one month and winners will receive wonderful prizes including free Oryx Design Lab sprites for life and up to $500.00 in cash. More information on the trial including rules can be found here.
Why am I doing this? Because I want to play some games using some of my artwork! I want to give back to the community, and have a bit of fun.