For most, weekends means two days off work with some much-needed R&R. But for game developers, it’s also a time during which they get to show off what they’ve been working on. I am of course referring to Screenshot Saturday, which involves tweeting screenshots with the #ScreenshotSaturday hashtag. Screenshots which I will be critiquing some of every single Tuesday, in Speculating Screenshots.
Different screenshots from different developers, all working on different games. Some are very much a WIP, while other are from titles rapidly approaching release. These tweets do all have one thing they in common though, which is that they feature actual screenshots (or at the very least, mockups), animated or stills.
— Ivan Notaros (@Nothke) August 29, 2015
Ain’t often there’s genuine ‘architecture’ on Speculating Screenshots, so enjoy!
— Stephan Hövelbrinks (@talecrafter) August 29, 2015
I… don’t even know where to begin.
— Virgate Miller (@virgatetomb) August 29, 2015
Some things are better left obscured by darkness. That catsuit is not one of them.
— Super! :3 (@SuperMario34567) August 30, 2015
Can’t argue with that. It’s definitely a thing. A thing of crazy, obscure… beauty?
— Alexander Birke (@AlexanderBirke) August 29, 2015
Crap. Don’t like those odds at all. Not one bit. Synthetics? Yeah. Nope.
— Daniel Dressler (@0x143) August 30, 2015
…but, do they all fall down? You know, Toy Soldi– what? I can be obscure if I want to!
— Crashnauts (@Crashnauts) August 29, 2015
Put $10 on the guy in the middle of the screen. Trust me.
— The Hitchhiker (@FuturistTeletex) August 29, 2015
‘A sexist vampire’? I’ve been many things in video games, but that’s definitely a first. Must try.
— Tobias Zarges (@tobiaszarges) August 29, 2015
The end of the universe as we know it?
— Michael Cameron (@Tiveran) August 29, 2015
He/she/it ain’t gonna make that jump, and you know it.
— shadowbug (@shadow_bug_game) August 29, 2015
Could the saw be mightier than the pun?
— Kimmo Lahtinen (@gimblll) August 29, 2015
That’s the second-most triangles I’ve ever seen in a screenshot.
— Shin (@ShinPKSK) August 30, 2015
Genius. Just… pure genius. I’ve always wanted to be a rainbow hamster. You?
— Elias Daler (@EliasDaler) August 29, 2015
Catsuits, rainbow hamsters, and now an actual cat? Meow, man. Meow.
— Painters Guild (@GuildOfPainters) August 29, 2015
Wrapping this one up with a trip to ye ole canvas, it seems. Also… September 1st is TODAY!