There seem to be more game-related competitions than usual going on right now. TIGSource Adult/Educational
, Mario AI competition
, Zero Punctuation flash game contest
I would actually consider delaying corner office (AGAIN) to do the Zero Punctuation contest, but it's flash games only. And although I know quite a bit about flash's network protocol
, my only other experience with it is using The Goddamned Linux Flash Plugin.
The best you can do for flash creation on linux now seems to be swfc
, which is totally commandline based. Not necessarily too hardcore for me, I'd just rather not waste all my potential compo time learning a new environment.