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Flashy Dansy

Kostas here, during the past weekend I took part in a rapid-gamedev competition, #tagjam15.

This compo is a monthly 48-hour or 72-hour game-development jam which I came across by luck. I thought it was a good chance to force myself to make, complete and publish a game in a competition context, so I went for it.

The resulting game is Flashy Dansy, a Flashdance-parody where you dance to the song "What A Feeling" in the middle of a bridge road.


You can play online or download the game here.

This weird game concept is a result of the gamejam's themes, which included "Bridge" and "80's music" among others.

I am glad to see this game complete and polished in such a short deadline, and hope for more games like this to follow.

I would like to thank the other #tagjam15 participants who shared this experience and provided motivation to me, as well as Haddy for hosting the gamejam.

Update:
Flashy Dansy was the winner of the #tagjam15 competition! I am thrilled by the idea that this little game stood up so well in a gamejam, against 6 competing games (plus 3 non-compo). Hopefully this will be a motivation for more gamejams and more successes in the future.

I also made an Android version. Although it is not available on Play Store yet, you can download Flashy Dansy for Android here and play it on your phone.

Instructions:
  1. Download Flashy Dansy for Android on your phone (or download on PC and transfer via USB)
  2. On your phone, go to Settings > Security or Settings > Applications and enable the checkbox "Unknown Sources"
  3. Find the FlashyDansyAndroid.apk file you downloaded and open it to install. Enjoy!




-Kostas

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