Monday, December 29, 2008

Top Secret Dance Off Playtesting

Adventurous playtesters wanted.

UPDATE: Cool... playtesters have joined from all over the world already: Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Italy, U.S., Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Scotland, Switzerland, Argentina... please join us if you are adventurous, creative, and like to help make your own fun.

UPDATE x2: Now, you can win real loot! I couldn't help myself when I found these gorgeous masks. Complete dance quests and win dance-offs, and you could earn this loot... I like to give playtesters something nice in return for their brave efforts. ^_^

UPDATE x3: I just completed my first dance quest! Here it is. The rules, in a nutshell: disguise your face and keep your secret weapons in check -- that is, dance without moving your feet.

Find more videos like this on Top Secret Dance Off

Top Secret Dance Off is a personal project. No funding, no sponsors, no reason... I just want to make this game.

There is nothing to do in this game site yet... but you can sign up now as a playtester, create your top secret dance-off handle, and pick an alliance. The alliance names should tip you off-- this is a noir-themed game.

Playtesting can be done from anywhere in the world and will begin shortly in 2009. No dance skills or talent required. However playtesting will involve undertaking a variety of challenging, top secret dance missions on video. You may find yourself rewarded more for awkward dancing than for a virtuoso performance.

You may play alone, or with up to four friends. Mask-wearing or other disguises is required.

So, I'm excited to undertake this project, which I am making in my spare time, because I really want to make it. No funding, no team of developers, no saving the world (at least not on purpose -- just me and Kiyash making a game -- just something I think will be a fun adventure that helps you develop a real superpower. This project is similar to when Ian and I made Cruel 2 B Kind, or when Kiyash and I made Ministry of Reshelving. I am pretty sure it will only be fun for people who like to participate in making their own fun. And I am definitely sure it will only be fun for people who like challenge and adventures and who want to develop an elusive superpower.

Go to the Top Secret Dance Off site now to learn more about the dance secret..

1 comment:

Chris Havranek said...

Hmmm This looks fun and with no work or school at the moment I'll have plenty of time. Good thing my girlfriend works at a arts and craft store with a variety of masks.