For starters, this is not a thread to pitch an idea of mine that may not see the light of day. This is sort of a gathering thread made to share big and ambitious ideas and to comment (as politely as possible) on such ideas. I don’t mean to crush anyone’s ideas of being the next Triple-A game developer, and Heaven knows I’ve still got some of that ego. I’m just opening this thread as an Alcoholics anonymous, Indie developer edition type of thing. I will start with my story.
I am Overmind5000. (My real name I may share later) I hope to make an RPG game that meets several demographics with Unreal Engine 4. I have a rudimentary+ understanding of game design, I have mastered (at least to a certain minimum) the skills needed to make decent 3d assets and animations, and I am also looking into C++ code and blueprint. My game plans to deviate from the typical Elves-dwarves-orcs combo seen in every RPG ever, and I may even for kicks and giggles nest some sci-fi elements into it. I also aim for immersion and realistic gameplay in tandem with graphics that will be spiffy and realistic. I also intend to make a console release for the Xbox One, as well as make the game moddable via Steam Workshop and Nexus. I have codenamed this game, Project Amber Prophecy.
Feel free to share your input, but nothing along the lines of “Your idea sucks! My idea is WAY better!” Feel free to tell me to start small, but I might not listen, since I’ve made decent progress with some core mechanics. If you want, you may share progress updates on your game idea as well, as I might do the same, since I like having as few forum threads as possible.
With that, post away, and try your best to withhold any rude comments.