• Register

Glitch Boy is a platformer and RPG game with pixel art style. The gameplay is based on different game styles like missions using the parallax effect, and have a lot of references to glitches and bugs. Inspired by games like Rescue the Beagles(free), Super Meat Boy, Bit Trip Runner and Fez.

  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
RSS Articles

Working on tiled

News

LEVEL EDITOR

Never you will see better a mental image, that image that you can see drawed, by this reason in a moment I had to create any sketch of a scenary. My original idea was create the scenaries of glitch boy completely handmade, and then export this like a texture to a 3d program, surely sketch up, and create a 3d scenary. But I have thought that this is a silly complication.

I can reach the same objetives with scripts and use a 2d level editor. I have found the perfect program, tiled map editor. This is a completely free program, with a very simple engine and is really intuitive. Just you have to create a bunch of sprites and export this to the program. Then you have to create a mesh as big as you want and with the resolution that you want in every box, for example I have used boxes of 25x25 pixels.

Using Tiled Map Editor

THE GROUND

I had a lot of doubts about how to create the ground of the levels. The ground is a cut of the subsoil and this can result really strange to the view if you don´t reach to the correct way to create it. I have been researching this in another games, i love how this is solved in games like Sonic the hedgehog or Fez, with boxes. And this is the perfect way to use this in Tiled Map Editor.
Therefore I have created a boxes inspired slightly by Fez and minecraft, is a mixture of reality with the pixelated dirt at minecraft styled and a box lines with the abstract style that we can see in games like Fez or Sonic.

Here we can see any of ground sprites:

Ground sprites

And the results in Tiled Map Editor

Abysses

I remember you that this is a very simle concept, this picture don´t have background, vegetation, houses, or another elements that i will add to create a beauty landscape.

What is Glitch boy? (live-streaming in english)

What is Glitch boy? (live-streaming in english)

News

Yesterday I maked a live streaming in english for indiedb users.

Today I will make a live in english

Today I will make a live in english

News

Today i going to try make a live-streaming about Glitch Boy using english. I´m not a great speaker in english, but I will try make it as better as I...

New Live-streming about Glitch Boy

New Live-streming about Glitch Boy

News

The past friday I done a live-streaming (in spanish) about Glitch Boy.

Blog day 1: Unity 4.3

Blog day 1: Unity 4.3

News 1 comment

The new unity version (under development) will implement solutions for 2D games.

Comments
Templarfreak
Templarfreak

Have you considered doing tons of references to other glitches, such as MISSINGNO, I AM ERROR, and others? (I realize I AM ERROR is not a glitch but it was so popularly believed to be for such a long time.)

Reply Good karma Bad karma+2 votes
Alverspin Creator
Alverspin

This can be a good idea, i will consider your proposal. Glitch Boy happens in a virtual games world, so that I can doing any references.

Reply Good karma+2 votes
Post a comment
Sign in or join with:

Only registered members can share their thoughts. So come on! Join the community today (totally free - or sign in with your social account on the right) and join in the conversation.

Follow Profile
Icon
Glitch Boy
Platforms
Windows
Developer
Unreal Dreams
Engine
Unity
Contact
Send Message
Release date
Game watch
Follow
Share
Style
Genre
Platformer
Theme
Abstract
Players
Single Player
Project
Indie
Boxart
Boxart
Twitter

Latest tweets from @unrealdreamsdev, @alverspin

Por cierto "en la música está tó inventao" Aparecen el Lo-Fi (modeno) y el Bardcore

4hours ago by alverspin

Estaba empezando a ver un vídeo y he pensado: los memes, la performance constante... ¿Es el dadaísmo el movimiento millennial?

4hours ago by alverspin

Yo lo haría si no fuera un desastre que no tiene constancia y lo dejaría a los 2 días. Ya tengo suficientes cosas i… T.co

4hours ago by alverspin

RT @oIdcardigans: Por favor difundan esto. Hay que parar con esta nueva tendencia de tiktok T.co

4hours ago by alverspin

¿No hay una cuenta para hacer análisis serio de las frases motivacionales horribles del capitalismo? "Hazlo o no l… T.co

4hours ago by alverspin

Storm #ErebusGame Turn on audio #Gamedev #Indiedev #UnrealEngine #UE4 #MadeWithUnreal #TheTerror T.co

Jul 8 2020 by unrealdreamsdev

Lets we talk about #RestoreGame, gamedev and a lot of interesting things in my new interview (in spanish) T.co

Jul 6 2020 by unrealdreamsdev

This week on #ErebusGame I've been working on a functional ship. I still have work to make it perfect but I'm happy… T.co

Jul 4 2020 by unrealdreamsdev

RT @unrealdreamsDEV: Make Human is not Character Creator but is a NICE program if you know how to use it Today for the… T.co

Jun 28 2020 by unrealdreamsdev

Make Human is not Character Creator but is a NICE program if you know how to use it Today for the… T.co

Jun 27 2020 by unrealdreamsdev

Embed Buttons
Link to Glitch Boy by selecting a button and using the embed code provided more...
Glitch Boy
Statistics
Last Update
Watchers
4 members
Articles
6
You may also like
Etherborn
Etherborn Platformer
Rktcr
Rktcr Platformer
City Climber
City Climber Platformer
Don't Move
Don't Move Platformer