Luna Base, a loss in the team, Humble Reminds Me...
This is a good and bad update. I've been off the project for a little bit (you'll see why shortly), and am back on things now. So, let's start off... Read more
Back to the updates...
Well, we've been horribly quiet for a while now - sorry about that. But, now it's time to start teasing the next release :-)
I mentioned in a previous update... Read more
Shots of Changes in Jumpman Forever 1.2 for PC & Mac
Just thought I'd drop you a line about progress on the 1.2 update, and drop a few pics in here to give you all an idea of the... Read more
Jumpman Forever Updates!
Wow, time flies! OK, so if you want to see part of what slowed us the heck down on Jumpman Forever, take a quick look at Crucible's most recent Kickstarter... Read more
The Build Are Complete! Jumpman Forever Windows & Mac OS X Begin Shipping!
It's almost time to start your downloads! You'll be seeing a message soon with your download codes!
And, we're doing something outlandishly fun! We're not going to give you... Read more
Prepping for PC & Mac FULL Release
Sure, sure - all the updates lately have been for PC & Mac beta users. This one is for EVERYONE who's been waiting (patently) to play Jumpman Forever on PC... Read more
Jumpman Forever Beta 3 Released!
Wow, that took forever. Trust me, we didn't expect anything like the time frame it took for this update - and we didn't expect to have to edit every last... Read more
Still working on it...
Yep, we've been quiet lately - most of the activity on Jumpman Forever has been centered around a resolution switching problem. Some machines just don't like true retro-level resolutions :-)... Read more
Jumpman Forever PC Beta 1.1, Moving update information over to MidnightRyder.com
Just a quick update - a number of people had issues with Windows 7 and Beta 1 for the PC. So, here's Beta 1.1 - this only addresses potential issues... Read more
The Next Beta for PC & Mac, Crucible Kickstarter, Missed Emails?, and Work In Progress Updates
Hi there -
We're currently working on the next beta for PC & Mac (we're pretty excited - there's not a huge number of bugs, though two are a real... Read more
Jumpman Forever PC & Mac Betas Have Just Shipped (And the Crucible Kickstarter! :-)
Whew! Life throws you some fun curveballs - I won't bore you with all the details, but I will say it's delayed Jumpman Forever's PC & Mac Betas a couple... Read more
Jumpman Forever 1.0 for OUYA NOW SHIPPING!
Woohoo! Jumpman Forever 1.0 is now live on the OUYA!
So, here's the thing: I need to know who all needs an OUYA full version - drop me a message... Read more
JumpmanForever.com website finally launched
Along with all the big things that have to happen with a software release, there's also the little things like, oh, the marketing website / support site. Well, now that's... Read more
OUYA release pending! The new trailer stands ready :-)
Unless something happens, OUYA should be approving and posting the FULL Jumpman Forever for OUYA in the next couple of days (and I'm sure I'll be posting about it again... Read more
A Kickstarter In need of help! And, preping for OUYA Final Version (and PC / Mac Beta) (OH, and rumors)
A Kickstarter In Need Of Help!
First off - there's a Kickstarter in need of help! Right now, some good friends of mine, Black Raven Comics, is down to the... Read more
Jumpman Forever OUYA Beta Now Available!
Folks, the time is here if you're an OUYA gamer: the Jumpman Forever Beta 1 is now available on the Ouya! You'll be able to find it in the... Read more
Since someone asked... Jumpman Forever OUYA Beta is almost ready to roll!
Since someone asked me today: yes, we're still on for a February release of the Ouya beta of Jumpman Forever. I was hoping for late January, early February, so the... Read more
Jumpman Forever Updates! :-)
Someone posted a message asking for an update, and I realized they were right: I had been pretty quite on here!
So, what's going on with Jumpman Forever? Well, I... Read more
Preview 1.1 Released, High Score, Christmas Cards shipped, and a bit more...
OK, first off, Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Festive Festivus, or your pick of holidays :-)
I've mentioned before I wanted to release a new version of Jumpman Forever's Preview, to... Read more
Down to the wire: only need 14 more people! Updates to Jumpman Forever Preview, and Christmas Cards
I mean, wow. What a ride.
I got confirmation: tomorrow, I'll have one more commercial level contribution (though, unfortunately, not one of the big ones, it's just... Read more
Corporate Contributor #2!
At the beginning of the Kickstarter campaign for Jumpman Forever, I mentioned that I had two, possibly three companies who are buying the splash-screen advertising on the front page. The... Read more
Jumpman Forever Preview Launched!
For all the backers, and the press who've been asking for it, it's here - the Jumpman Forever Preview for Windows and Mac! This isn't a full version - you... Read more
Giving Away Free Jumpman Forever Reviewer / Preview Copies!
I'm going to say up front: thank online game press for what I'm about to do, everyone who contributes is getting a copy of Jumpman Forever's preview :-) See, I've... Read more
The Jumpman Forever Level Editor & Level Sharing Community
I've mentioned the concept of a built-in community and level editor for Jumpman Forever, and I'm finally going to dive into it a bit.
First, let's talk about the level... Read more
New Jumpman Forever WIP video and screenshots
Allllllllrighty then, time for some new screenshots, a new video, and some bug fixes :-)
The new animation sequencer is in place and working fairly well. I've still got a... Read more
Two More Levels To Show Off
So, I've shown off two levels already, let's show off a little more - I think every other day I'll be posting a couple screenshots, just for the heck of... Read more
The New Trailer Is Up! AND, a new Work In Progress Gameplay Video! And...
I've reworked quite a bit of the Kickstarter text, and laid it out more logically. I mentioned that in the last update, I believe. Well, this time, you're in for... Read more
More Work In Progress Screenshots
I enjoy developing levels, because I get to play the heck outta' them while tweaking and testing each one. I also have to determine where they should end up at... Read more
Jumpman Forever Level 1 Screenshots
I posted these on Facebook and Google+, so I thought I'd toss them up here: These are Work In Progress screenshots of Level 1: "Out Of Retirement" for Jumpman Forever.... Read more
Another Jumpman Forever WIP Screenshot
OK, after the last screenshot, I couldn't leave the whole backgrounds issue alone. So, after some tweaking:
OK, much better. Some of the elements are a little too subtle now... Read more
Screenshots of the Work In Progress version of Jumpman Forever
Beyond a quick glimpse of Jumpman and Red, there's not a whole lot of content of Jumpman Forever that's been shown yet. Partially, that's planned - I wanted to dribble... Read more
Deconstructing a Classic Part 2 Now Up, Thanksgiving Break
Deconstructing A Classic: Jumpman is a set of articles I'm doing in association with the Jumpman Forever Kickstarter. If you didn't see the first one, it's a bit of a... Read more
Adding Press To The Project, and The Story Behind Red
Adding Press To The Project
I'm honestly very thankful for the various people who've taken a moment to talk about about Jumpman Forever on their blog or news site. Seriously,... Read more
Someone pointed this out on a comment to one of my updates, so I thought I'd address this now, not later :-)
When I was doing the pre-hype for Jumpman... Read more
35% of the way there! And, well, I hate press releases!
Not bad - less than 5 days in to the Kickstarter, and we're at 35%! However, it's still quite a ways to the final goal, of course. Plus, to be... Read more
Deconstructing A Classic
Not a bad first two days for our Kickstarter, though not as impressive as it could have been, mainly because it landed on a very busy Friday / Saturday combo,... Read more