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20 screenshots of my games put together in one picture. Looks quite good I reckon. Check it out on the facebook page for the bigger version.
Since I've been making new games again and my quality is slowly getting better it was time to remove some of my older games from my website. These games had glitches, bad graphics and just looked like tests. I deleted the following games -
Pier and the Big Black Hole
Run Run Shoot
All these games pretty much looked like test games as practice when I first started so it was time to move on. I was torn between deleting Fur Ball and Hyper Square however fur ball is in my main logo so that one can remain for now, and I always like the premise behind Hyper Square. These 2 can remain down the bottom. These games I deleted are still playable on my Newgrounds/Kongregate account however if you're curious on my older stuff for the people curious to how bad I was before practicing :P But it's time to keep my collection here my stuff that reflects my main good quality work. Plus by deleting these it allows me to perhaps remake the idea later on as a much better playable game.
Moving on moving on!
Some interesting total view data you other devs may be interested in for my top games. I use Mochibot.com to record every flash view the game gets over the internet. Very handy for seeing which games are doing the best. Also shows how many websites it is hosted on. Below is my top games in views shown so you's can get a rough idea.
In order of the most views to the least >
The Unfair Platformer - 23 million views / 7800 hosts
Nodes - 11 million views / 6400 hosts
The Egg - 11 million views / 2100 hosts
Draw-Play 3 - 9 million views / 4800 hosts
The Infection - 9 million views / 4100 hosts
Knights Castle - 6 million views / 5600 hosts
Nodes 2 - 4 million views / 3900 hosts
The Tower - 4 million views / 4300 hosts
Mouse Under Siege - 4 million views / 3500 hosts
Heaven and Hell - 4 million views / 1100 hosts
Last Egg Alive - 3 million views / 2500 hosts
Enigma - 2 million views / 2900 hosts
Interesting stuff, as you can see The Unfair Platformer went super viral in popularity from the funny and amusing concept. My next game only matches half its views! that's an incredibly huge difference. Shooters seem to do the next best in popularity followed closely by my puzzle games such as The Egg and Nodes. This is always a good guide to look at which games do best that I should start making more games closely following these and try and make something as good as The Unfair Platformer again.
It's been almost 2 years since I went MIA from the internet world. A lot's happened to me that really brought me down to a very depressive point in my life including losing my 3 year gf. It was very hard to even live at one point. But when you're truly down you realise whats important and to take that pain and turn it into something positive. I always come back to my games no matter what other job I tried and realised its just freedom to live and thats what really matters. Living your life in an accepting way and not denying what makes you happy.
It just takes a lot of work to get to what you most love, and for me thats working for myself and being my own boss, to live my life freely and happy doing what I love.
I've faced many setbacks but, what doesn't kill you only makes you stronger, mentally and physically.
To all artists looking for the reason why they procrastinate. It took me 2 years to find out the reason and thats because you have to work for what you love, wether its for a special gf, friend or family member. For the people around you sick of there crap jobs or just because you believe by making something new, from scratch, that it will truly benefit you and everyone around you. Then theres no hestiation or procrastination, just pure focus to truly make a change in this world.
- Eggy, Also known in my town as Bradley Erkelens, just a kid in a small town, with a tough background that he feeds off to make games.
~You've got one life, don't ignore them daydreams, live them or you'll never be happy.~