The Extreme Score Selfie
Properly, it wanted to happen, if it didn’t already. Two-particular person indie recreation developer Nerd Firm has unleashed the ‘extreme score selfie’.
The perform, which may be seen inside the startup’s latest iOS recreation, Progress Bunny, lets you take a photograph of your self collectively together with your extreme score superimposed and — you guessed it — share it on social media.
“We’ve got been seeing people who’ve carried out our video video games sharing their extreme scores on Twitter and Fb, and some of them have been truly humorous,” explains Nerd Firm co-founder Jack Cooney.
“People have been truly proud or devastated at how they’d completed, and expressing that in truly satisfying and distinctive strategies. Not merely on the subject of vibrant language, nevertheless in gifs and pictures too. So we observed that and easily thought ‘taking a selfie may be pretty humorous too’”.
And so, for greater or for worse, the ‘extreme score selfie’ was born. The perform, Cooney says, was “more durable to code than we thought, nevertheless we obtained there, and it actually works!”
“I really feel by giving people who option to make use of the digital digital camera, it offers them a chance to have some satisfying merely having fun with spherical with it and create some pretty distinctive and weird shit to express themselves further. All in all though, we merely thought it might probably be pretty humorous,” he offers.
That phrase humorous as soon as extra.
Together with Progress Bunny, Cooney and his co-founder Rheo Violenes’ totally different titles embrace Hop Hop Ninja!. The pair declare to have garnered spherical 1.2 million downloads collectively.
Quintessential indie builders, Cooney is based inside the U.Okay. and Violenes in Denmark. “We’re two guys making video video games from our bedrooms and dealing collectively by means of Skype,” he says.
“We’re gamers making video video games for gamers, so we truly get pleasure from doing what we do and to be reliable we’re pretty nerdy. An exquisite factor about making video video games is that we get to focus on making all of the issues as pleasant as potential, and we’re making use of that to each little factor we’re engaged on, along with additional mobile video video games, Oculus Rift and some further stuff too.”