For this year’s Bacon Game Jam, the theme was “Millions of Them” and I decided to work with a friend on campus, Jacob Peltola, on the game. We both split the programming work, and he also did the art and sound effects.
The game we made is Bacon Duel.
Bacon Duel is a arcade styled game inspired by the classic game Pong. In the game, you are moving your bacon paddle up and down trying to block the incoming eggs and score them in your opponent’s goal. Eggs spawn quickly, and can quickly crack and spew egg yolk everywhere!
For the most part, the game is Pong with many balls (eggs) on screen at once. The game can get pretty exciting at times when there are eggs everywhere cracking all over the screen.
Throughout the weekend, we ended up working on the project on and off throughout the 48 hours we were given for the game jam. We ended up finishing just about on time and spent the remaining extra time to quickly fix up any bugs we didn’t notice before.
During the development of the game, we did think that the game might end up playing well on mobile phones and tablets as a fun competitive local multiplayer game. We’re currently thinking about releasing our Bacon Game Jam project on iOS and Android, once we learn about having multiple touch inputs working in Unity.
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