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Data West YouTube Channel Now Online!
Hello! Thought I'd write a quick Journal entry to tell you about the new(ish!) indie games studio that I'm working with, 'Data West'. We're a small independent videogame developer based in Comberton, England; we've been working in the industry for a while, but our first game as Data West was the PC puzzle game Spook Buster, a million years ago.
If you were wondering, yes that is a reference to Data East. They had a huge effect on us, growing up; in the 1990's, DE were pioneers of the 2D arcade game. Other major influences range from the obvious (old-school Capcom, Nintendo, Sega, Konami, Namco) to the lesser known (Inti Creates, Tribute, Team Ninja, etc). You can pretty much take it as a given that if it's got anything to do with 2D pixel art, we've been into it at some point.
Anyway, if you want to check us out, our YouTube channel is at http://www.datawest.tk (or https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKhy2O0c32S1jxmVcXgDQ
Greetings, Debu fans! I'm having a little bit of trouble deciding which of my YouTube channels I wanted to advertise on my front page, so I thought 'Why not go for all of them?'. Long-time watchers will already be familiar with some of them, because I've plugged them in seperate journal entries, but this is the first time I've had them all on the front page. So, without further ado, I present my conserved collection of crazy-cool computing channels!
Bullet Time is my newest venture. It's (another!) YouTube channel, this time focusing on the world of first-person shooting games, like Overwatch and Apex Legends. Business as usual, really; match videos, product reviews, video articles, and related content on the FPS genre. If you're a shooter fan, or even just play casually, please consider subscribing to the channel; as always, I'd be honoured to have you join me on the ride. I'm no expert - ju
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Welcome to Videogames Meet Art!
Let me introduce myself first:
I'm Demented and I've been working on the industry since late 90s. The first 11 years on Ubisoft (this is not a secret... it's on my resume ) and now I'm driving my own independent game studio CoderChild.
Stop! Enough personal introduction.
Do you know videogames can be art too? Probably yes.
This doesn't mean all videogames are art, although they are composed of many artistic features.
Games like Heavy Rain, Aquaria and Gish can be considered by themselves as masterpieces. Every one tries to push the videogame standards one step further, and in their case, they achieve it through the artisic field.
I would like to create a mean to promote these projects as art, specially the ones coming from the independent game scene.
In the other hand, this group has been created to meet videogame developer enthusiasts from both the professional and amateur worlds in one single place. I wish this group become a platform to introduce people into the professional videogame world. In the other hand, it should be good if professionals can share their works here to let us know how they're done! Obviously, this is not always possible due to company or studio agreements, but hey!, I've seen some people showing professional artwork in their portfolios, so why not to put it here also?!?
As dA is promoting art we can also promote it in the videogame form! There are lots of fields in videogame industry which expose artistic features, from just sketches, concept arts, to visual fx, models, levels ... If you're doing something related to videogames chances that you can share it here are high!
We want to promote your proyect, so feel free to write a description of something you want to talk about the project you've already finished, and we will post it here!
Submissions or what those galleries are waiting for:
-Finished works: Anything that appears in YOUR finished videogame with the final quality. Characters, Levels, Ingame Action... as long as they can be presented in an appealing manner, they will be welcomed!
-Fan art: Everyone love fan arts! Specially if they're related to videogames : )
-Concept arts: of Characters, Levels, Cinematics... Show us what your videogame will look like!
-Works In progress: You can show here the progress of your work and see it's evolution in time.
-Modding or Customizations: Of elements of already existant videogames, for instance a new model for this game, my own level of this other ...
-Misc: From tutorials to logos, User Interfaces, Visual FX.
Please take into account when submiting that sometimes it's difficult to realize something is related to a videogame (for instance a concept art) so ensure there is something in the artwork that will clarify this. For instance, you can write this into the description of the deviation, or add a comment into the deviation submission....
If there is no clue about if something is related to the purpose of the group it will be unfortunately rejected.
You can submit up to 3 works per week.
ĦĦĦImportant!!!: We only accept art from our members! and we only feature art from our members!
What can be shown here:
- Anything that complies with dA policies.
- Please don't post anything that doesn't belong to you.
- Mature content. NOP! Keep it reading please : )
The idea is that yes, if they're based on videogame you can, but until I don't find a proper way to manage it, it's safer to say no. I wanted to make a 18+ subfolder in every folder, but as this is probably reserved only for premium members or supergroups, I perfer to stay this way.
- Please be respectful with everyone, as you'll want everyone being respectful with you... Failing to do so, will end banning you from the group.