Gerard Gascón


Self-taught game developer.


Gerard Gascón

Projects


Games

Complete games that I've been part of.

🔍 Just in Crime

TBD

A detective video game in which you play a detective dog and a wizard cat. With a twist; you are able to travel back in time and examine the crime scene a few seconds before it happened.

🛒 Mercorona

2020

A post-jam game from the Coronavirus Game Jam about trying to buy the maximum amount of food in an infinite runner game.

Researches

Interesting topics that I've investigated and written about.

📽️ Yet Another World’s Worst Video Card

2022

A simple research project based on Ben Eater’s video series about building a video card on breadboards. In this project, I reduced the memory usage by only having 1-bit images.

👾 Game Development in 16‑bits

2021-22

A research project about developing a video game from scratch for the Sega Mega Drive in 2021 using SGDK.

Development Tools

Tools that I have developed mainly for myself, but also for anyone to use.

🏃 Platformer Engine

2022

A basic SGDK project to learn how it works and also be a good basis to learn how to make a platformer game for the Mega Drive.

🛠️ Simple Tools

2021-22

Made during the Game Jams for the Game Jams, Simple Tools is a bunch of simple and useful tools to use in your Unity projects, with the main goal of making them simple and as fast as possible to implement.

Game Jams

A list of some game jam projects that I've developed over the years.

🌹 Roses

2024

A game developed for the Sant Jordi Jam 2024 where you make a rose flourish by pressing Catalan letters.

😂 Emojiji

2024

A game developed for the MálagaJam Weekend 17 where you have to complete some jokes using only emojis.

🌴 Figments of the Night

2023

A game developed for the Indie Spain Jam 2023 where you wake up on a deserted island with no memory.

🔮 TRORB

2023

A game developed for the List Jam 2 about a troll that must protect the orb that constantly changes the level and gameplay from an unstoppable ghost.

🎂 Mr. Flurfels & Catarina y la tarta perdida

2022

A game developed for the Indie Spain Jam 2022 about solving a mystery through time of a cake that went missing.

🔴 Domyno

2021

A game developed for the MashUp Game Jam 2 about using dominoes to press a button.

💿 CD-ROOM

2020

A game developed for the Disc Room Game Jam about a character that shoots CDs, but they are also its health.

⚔️ Mediepals

2020

A game developed for the Spain Game Devs Jam II about a birthday party with a "medieval" tournament inside it.

🦊 Fur War

2020

A game developed for the Coronavirus Game Jam II about a red panda with a spaceship that has to enable all the base platforms.

Talks

Talks that I've given at some point.

🗺️ We Have Survived a Jam

2024

A talk explaining how we organized the development of 'Figments of the Night' and how we survived during the entire Indie Spain Jam 2023.

🧙 The art of programming: the invisible magic behind video games

2023

A talk explaining the little tricks that programmers make in order to improve the feel of the games.

🧑‍💻 Game Development in 16‑bits

2022

A talk explaining the development of a complete video game for the Sega Mega Drive.

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