Make as many games as we can! Put them in a kiosk in the expo at the Game Developer's Conference!
LET'S MAKE A BUNCH OF GAMES! AND TAKE THEM TO GDC!
We're raising money for space/kiosk in the 2012 Game Developer's Conference Expo!
Over the weekend of February 25-27th, everyone is invited to make as many games as you can and submit them over at Glorious Trainwrecks Dot Com (event page) and then in March we'll have a fancy launcher showing them off in a kiosk at the 2012 Game Developer's Conference!
Anyone and everyone is welcome to make games with us! So spread the word! Even if you haven't made a game before, you might be able to quickly learn one of the many great game-making tools that are out there! Check out the event page on Glorious Trainwrecks or the faq below for more info!
I can't wait to see all the crazy things everyone makes this February! And what expo-goers think of the games in March!
Thanks to Dan FitzGerald (@dorkus1218) for making the logo and video!
A Pirate Kart is a collection of all the games we can make! Some are awesome, some are terrible, many are both!
It's a reference to the massive collections of pirated games that appeared on pirate multicarts. (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multicart#Pirate_multicarts)
Anyone! Everyone we can get! Spread the word!
Get yourself comfortable with some development environment, then when Pirate Kart Weekend arrives, MAKE GAMES LIKE CRAZY!!!
SWEET! First, sign up for a Glorious Trainwrecks account if you haven't yet (you can do that here). Then click this, fill in the form, upload a game and a screenshot and submit and then YOUR GAME IS IN THE KART!
$3150 is going to the GDC Play (http://www.gdconf.com/events/gdcplay.html) kiosk. That leaves $850 to help cover the costs of providing the rewards, Kickstarter's cut (~5%), the cut taken for payment processing (2-5%), any additional costs involved in getting the kiosk set up (which may mean purchasing or shipping a PC), and costs for hosting the final Pirate Kart download. Exactly how much that stuff will cost depends on how things work out, but I doubt $850 will fully cover it.
pledged of $4,000 goal
seconds to go
Dec 31, 2011 - Jan 31, 2012
Pledge $5 or more
Name listed in "thank you" screen of the launcher!Estimated delivery: Mar 2012
Pledge $10 or more
Name listed in "thank you" screen plus a copy of Galcon Fusion (http://www.galcon.com/fusion/) AND a copy of VVVVVV (http://thelettervsixtim.es/) for Mac/PC/Linux!Estimated delivery: Mar 2012
Pledge $20 or more
11 backers Limited (19 of 30 left)
Name listed in "thank you" screen plus cool Pirate Kart charms made to look like actual video game cartridges! (made by Zoe Quinn! Here are some examples of other charms she's made: http://i53.tinypic.com/16a2wlf.jpg )Estimated delivery: Mar 2012
Pledge $25 or more
14 backers Limited (11 of 25 left)
Name listed in "thank you" screen plus give us a short description of a game and the Glorious Trainwrecks community will make that game in the Klik of the Month Klub style!Estimated delivery: Mar 2012
Pledge $25 or more
Name listed in "thank you" screen and a GDC Pirate Kart T-shirt!Estimated delivery: Mar 2012
Pledge $25 or more
Name listed in "thank you" screen and a GDC Pirate Kart poster!Estimated delivery: Mar 2012
Pledge $60 or more
All of the above! You get your name listed in the "thank you" screen, a Pirate Kart poster, a Pirate Kart T-shirt, a copy of Galcon Fusion, AND the Glorious Trainwrecks community will make a game matching a short description you provide!Estimated delivery: Mar 2012
Pledge $300 or more
2 backers Limited (3 of 5 left)
YOU ARE AMAZING! You get your name in the "thank you" screen AND a GDC Expo pass!Estimated delivery: Mar 2012
Pledge $600 or more
A SONG IN YOUR HONOR: A recording of a personalized sea chanty in your honor by Jeremy Penner (founder of Glorious Trainwrecks!) and his accordion! (sample: http://sporktania.com/lal/LaL-The_Spittunian_Polka.mp3) (and your name in thank you screen of course!)Estimated delivery: Mar 2012
Pledge $1,000 or more
1 backer All gone!
HOLY CRAP. You blow our minds! Your name will appear in the "thank you" screen AND we'll thank you in the "company description" for the kart in the expo Show Program, the GDC Play page, and put the url of your choice in the Kart's company listing on the GDC Play page!Estimated delivery: Mar 2012