Steam Community :: The Coin Game

First off I want to welcome all the new players and THANK you all for supporting The Coin Game! It has been a wonderful last few years and a dream come true to be able to build this game for you. We still have a long way to go though and I could not be more excited for the future of The Coin Game.

Its been a while since I have said anything on the next steps of The Coin Game. So lets get caught up.

It saddens me to say but the multiplayer feature of the game is still on hold and going to take longer than I previously thought. So I have been finishing up more locations and new arcades in the mean time. I will share more info on the multiplayer delay when I have it.

Here's what I am currently working on…

(ALL PICS ARE WORK IN PROGRESS AND PRE LIGHTING/TEXTURING)

40a9da6006b579a728aea4372f6e067c0722309aIslandville is getting a MALL! That's right 100's of thousands of square feet of indoor shopping and loitering goodness! The coming Islandville Mall will feature many stores, funny new characters, a movie theater, a food court and a new "Arcade Castle" with new games and machines. The coming mall is inspired by 90-00's era shopping malls that are spread all around the US. This era was a time back when being "socially active" meant leaving the house to peacock around the local shopping center for "looks" and not "likes". Getting to play real arcade games as a kid was tough and it meant venturing out in to the great big world. You were risking it all on that crappy back tire of a borrowed neighbors sisters bike. But you took the chance an went for it. The mall was worth the ride…

3131c1cda4790cc065fb38d387081b0677a3c791The next arcade coming is influenced by the Alladin's Castle that was in my home town mall. I spent many days there. I would ride my bike 4-5 miles with friends and live off of nóng pretzels and free ice water from the gracious clerk at the "gourmet" pretzel stand. Life was simple. The games were all pretty lame but we loved them. Maybe not as much as we loved shaving "steps: into the sides of our mullets but you get the idea.

80e7828f406768f68b974129954233ae2184fab2Over the last couple months I have modeled all the "structure" and parking lots of the mall and working on fitting it into the current map of Islandville. When I get it done and release it, it will be the largest location on the entire island. I am currently in the unwrapping process and will be texturing the new models soon. I will release more pics of the mall when I get some textures on it. This stage of development is never really that beautiful or interesting so I find myself not sharing much.

62890ab776a76d925ea13b7a0a22b5d46f294e19Overall the mall is huge. haha. I always seem to go a little bigger than I planned… but I think it pulls the best out of me. I only ask for patience and understanding of how big of a one man project this is. This is just a taste of the new stuff coming.

603602ddbf0ea1930d0f69628df78a4b2c9f6eceHere are a couple pics of some of the new machines coming to the next arcade. Can you guess them?

52c1d70a5bb7244a01b6aac11d699cce477d455396502f1f771a020825c4e221ce3d3bc2ee4ccae3Also… I want to thank everyone for being understanding and patient as I am a one man dev. Yeah… I could hire more help but this is my sole creation and I enjoy the grind of working on it. I appreciate all the supporters and fans allowing me to present my "art project" to the world the way I see it. That means a lot to me. So again. Thank you.

Kevin

The Coin Game Dev Update:First off I want to welcome all the new players and THANK you all for supporting The Coin Game! It has been a wonderful last few years and a dream come true to be able to build this game for you. We still have a long way to go though and I could not be more excited for the future of The Coin Game.Its been a while since I have said anything on the next steps of The Coin Game. So lets get caught up.It saddens me to say but the multiplayer feature of the game is still on hold and going to take longer than I previously thought. So I have been finishing up more locations and new arcades in the mean time. I will share more info on the multiplayer delay when I have it.Here's what I am currently working on…(ALL PICS ARE WORK IN PROGRESS AND PRE LIGHTING/TEXTURING)Islandville is getting a MALL! That's right 100's of thousands of square feet of indoor shopping and loitering goodness! The coming Islandville Mall will feature many stores, funny new characters, a movie theater, a food court and a new "Arcade Castle" with new games and machines. The coming mall is inspired by 90-00's era shopping malls that are spread all around the US. This era was a time back when being "socially active" meant leaving the house to peacock around the local shopping center for "looks" and not "likes". Getting to play real arcade games as a kid was tough and it meant venturing out in to the great big world. You were risking it all on that crappy back tire of a borrowed neighbors sisters bike. But you took the chance an went for it. The mall was worth the ride…The next arcade coming is influenced by the Alladin's Castle that was in my home town mall. I spent many days there. I would ride my bike 4-5 miles with friends and live off of nóng pretzels and free ice water from the gracious clerk at the "gourmet" pretzel stand. Life was simple. The games were all pretty lame but we loved them. Maybe not as much as we loved shaving "steps: into the sides of our mullets but you get the idea.Over the last couple months I have modeled all the "structure" and parking lots of the mall and working on fitting it into the current map of Islandville. When I get it done and release it, it will be the largest location on the entire island. I am currently in the unwrapping process and will be texturing the new models soon. I will release more pics of the mall when I get some textures on it. This stage of development is never really that beautiful or interesting so I find myself not sharing much.Overall the mall is huge. haha. I always seem to go a little bigger than I planned… but I think it pulls the best out of me. I only ask for patience and understanding of how big of a one man project this is. This is just a taste of the new stuff coming.Here are a couple pics of some of the new machines coming to the next arcade. Can you guess them?Also… I want to thank everyone for being understanding and patient as I am a one man dev. Yeah… I could hire more help but this is my sole creation and I enjoy the grind of working on it. I appreciate all the supporters and fans allowing me to present my "art project" to the world the way I see it. That means a lot to me. So again. Thank you.Kevin