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Title: First levels EVER?
Post by: Trinket4067 on May 30, 2016, 08:57:33 pm
Hello! I have a question: What is the first VVVVVV level you've EVER made? I'm sure everyone would be interested in seeing them.
If you can't find your FIRST level, show off the earliest one you can find.



For me, this is my first level:
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: Vultarix on May 30, 2016, 09:04:52 pm
I made a topic a while ago called Old Vultarix Levels.

http://distractionware.com/forum/index.php?topic=2305.msg23331#msg23331
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: fraZ0R on May 30, 2016, 09:21:55 pm
I made this... http://distractionware.com/forum/index.php?topic=2361.0
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: Lollipop on May 30, 2016, 10:06:36 pm
I deleted the first ever level i made  :P

and i'm too lazy to find the first one i put on dware
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: allison on May 30, 2016, 10:23:25 pm
Pretty sure Stereodimensional (http://distractionware.com/forum/index.php?topic=1208.msg10942#msg10942) was the first level I made, not just the first one I posted (though I might have screwed around with the editor a bit first).
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: Ally 🌠 on May 30, 2016, 11:18:14 pm
Dimension Crash, made the first time I opened VVVVVV, and I deleted it.
It had no internal scripting.
It was really REALLY shitty.
Then my first REAL level was Dimension Error, like 19203857% less shitty.

And DE is really really really shitty.

So like

Think about that
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: SJMistery on May 31, 2016, 06:35:00 am
technically, the first one i "made" would be no one, the closest things are the fixed versions of Tower of Doom and Zanny Protocol, wich are just MASSIVE bugfix patches. Maybe Abducted will count as literally the only thing that was on the original level was the hub and the first level.
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: Kevinmonitor on May 31, 2016, 12:12:49 pm
I'M BACK MY LOVES

*ahem*

First level I made was Spikeland.

It was shitty until SJMistery came and turned ịt into a less shitty level.

I owe him so much.  :viridian:
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: Shadeblast on May 31, 2016, 12:16:03 pm
dimension blast

duh
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: SJMistery on May 31, 2016, 01:26:31 pm
I'M BACK MY LOVES

*ahem*

First level I made was Spikeland.

It was shitty until SJMistery came and turned ịt into a less shitty level.

I owe him so much.  :viridian:
It's nothing really  :-[ :-[ :-[ , I always do that for polite enough newbies, or abandoned levels. 
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: Dav999 on June 01, 2016, 01:15:07 am
This is the first level I ever made, it has a last edit date of 25 August 2011!

(https://i.imgur.com/v9XXSE1.png)
(https://i.imgur.com/ip108h4.png)
(https://i.imgur.com/Pbui8bT.png)

The level is completely in Dutch, but there's no story anyway, just pretty much random terminals. There is even a little bit of internal scripting in it, based on Stalefish's topic, meaning it has a bit of 2.0-only internal scripting. There's nothing to miss out on though, because it's only used to turn the alarm on and off, and it doesn't break the level in 2.1+.

I even remember first working on this level and not knowing how scripting worked at all, trying to put scripting commands in the name for a terminal and testing it :P And after failing several times, thinking "meh, I'll just make a level that doesn't have any scripting". But I suppose I found out how it worked afterwards :P

Also, if you've played Dimension Á, you might recognize the room in the last screenshot. The room in Dimension Á (http://i.imgur.com/AZ1hlOy.png) was actually copied from this level, because I wasn't gonna release this anyway. (I remember leaving a note somewhere in Dimension Á saying the room was from this level, but I can't find it now)

Before releasing it I only removed my surname from the level description, otherwise it's completely original!
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: lol...ipops2 on June 01, 2016, 01:20:59 am
Mine was this.

It's Bad.
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: QwertymanO07 on June 02, 2016, 03:56:51 am
I was going to wait until I finished my second level before posting this, but now that I have Dark Souls, that's never going to happen.  So, without further ado...

QwertVVVVVV
(Yeah, I never gave it a real name)

(http://imgur.com/NBW6Yi2.png) (http://imgur.com/0e0Ugxn.png)

The download contains two versions: one that's exactly as I found it; and another that I fixed up a little bit, removing repeating scripts and whatnot.  Also, as I remember, I made this one before the before the update that added colored text boxes.
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: FIQ on June 11, 2016, 05:52:29 pm
First, I just made a bunch of test levels where I tried out the level editor. It was just throwaway work so I never saved any of it. I tried to figure out how to script but didn't quite understand how to make it work until I found PJBottomz' scripting tutorial. Then, one day, because I was bored, I made a replica of Space Station from the main game. However, due to a VVVVVV crash, I lost some work of it, including the entire Doing Things The Hard Way puzzle, which I never bothered to recreate at that point. From this I got the idea that I wanted to make a level that was a revisit to VVVVVV. I struggled at trying to make a tower level though, until I realized the simple fact: You can't (This is something I refused to accept, and I've spent countless time trying to pull it off until I eventually gave up, several months afterwards). Then I discovered Stalefish's level and messed around with internal scripting, reverse-engineered the internal scripting engine, and tried to find a way to do it in the 2.1 beta (because I saw that there was a lot of stuff the main game did that you couldn't do in custom levels...). I remember messing around a lot with say and reply once I figured that was probably the most likely source of an "entry point" to the internal engine, inspired by what Stalefish did. After a lot of messing around, I discovered:
say(-1)
alarmon

And then I made Back to VVVVVV, my first "proper" level. Also, funny thing, a lot of people seems to have liked it, but interestingly, Terry never ever gave any comments on it himself, something that disappointed me during the beta stage (from what I've seen in the forum in general, I've always seen him give excellent feedback, so I always wanted it). Too long I guess :P
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: SJMistery on June 12, 2016, 09:00:33 am
FIQ, you came back!!!
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: LafondaSaysMeow on June 12, 2016, 08:42:04 pm
Well... I feel like people will eventually be curious.
So I think I will post mine on here.

VIR

Thats... the name.

Screenshots:

http://imgur.com/kV6d9yH (http://imgur.com/kV6d9yH)

http://imgur.com/4rRsVXh (http://imgur.com/4rRsVXh)

I don't really like it that much. I made it a long time ago, and the dialogue and some of the level is quite absurd.  :verdigris:
But, I feel like this is a good place to put it.

EDIT: Maybe I shouldn't have done that... Maybe some of the text was absurd, but some of the dialogue is just insanely twisted up.
The first conversation
The conversation before a lab.
But it is already out, so have fun with it.
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: cuppa_tetleys on June 18, 2016, 05:04:14 pm
Hello! I have a question: What is the first VVVVVV level you've EVER made? I'm sure everyone would be interested in seeing them.
If you can't find your FIRST level, show off the earliest one you can find.

Hey ?, I really liked your first level. Even though it was only your first it had a strong sense of personality and really expressed your mischievousness (particularly liked the rooms that kept warping you around and taunting you), even in some of the devilish jumps with moving platforms.

My first VVVVVV level is actually my first level I've ever finished making in any game ever! Very rough around the edges but hopefully you'll like it.

It was definitely a victim of me thinking of cool ideas and then swiftly dropping them. The early rooms are kind of single room chapters in a story I was trying to weave but then discarded. I had the idea that the player should be a downbeat every-man that had a running monologue throughout the world and then it got a bit weird.

http://imgur.com/JdTPl4K (http://imgur.com/JdTPl4K)

http://imgur.com/n3Mh6tl (http://imgur.com/n3Mh6tl)

http://imgur.com/IiLQccs (http://imgur.com/IiLQccs)

I only used the tools I had available in the level editor and haven't tried scripting yet, so I apologise if there are hidden bugs!

Hope you enjoy.

PS The filename is the imaginative 'Proto 1' but the level is called 'Point the way'. In the level editor you have to move one room to the left from the default position to get to the starting room, so 5,1.

PPS I'm actually writing an accompanying essay going through my thought process for each room if anyone is interested in long form design analysis - I'll post when it's finished.
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: shiny on June 18, 2016, 05:13:00 pm
It looks fine, but the single tiled walls are killing me. Avoid having walls that are only one tile thick.
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: som1sezhi on June 19, 2016, 12:40:44 am
first level ever: untitled level with gameplay elements randomly scattered about in one room

first serious level: Easy Mode Unlocked
it was going to be a 20x20 level with a hub and everything
i completed the first area and half of the second before my computer died
now it's gone
it was pretty shit anyways

first (and only) level completed: The Crumbling Block
a crappy 7x7 level featuring the many uses of disappearing platforms
i could probably upload it if i ever bother to turn on the computer it's on
fuck that computer
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: cuppa_tetleys on June 19, 2016, 02:15:56 pm
It looks fine, but the single tiled walls are killing me. Avoid having walls that are only one tile thick.

Yeah, they do look bad most of the time. Sometimes I deliberately used them to that effect but they mostly make it look like an amateur project. Thanks!
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: Verisnin on June 22, 2016, 01:07:31 pm
FREEFORM I posted it in another topic
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: CreepiX on July 19, 2016, 12:15:17 pm
Here! (http://distractionware.com/forum/index.php?topic=2637.0)  :viridian:
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: LittleMac347 on July 20, 2016, 03:06:13 pm
Here's the link to the thread for my first level. (http://distractionware.com/forum/index.php?topic=2654.0) It's been getting pretty good reception!
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: Viridan on July 21, 2016, 02:28:24 pm
Here's the link to the thread for my first level. (http://distractionware.com/forum/index.php?topic=2654.0) It's been getting pretty good reception!
yes you're very dank we get it
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: allison on July 21, 2016, 09:58:54 pm
Here's the link to the thread for my first level. (http://distractionware.com/forum/index.php?topic=2654.0) It's been getting pretty good reception!
"I only upload high quality video game levels."
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: shiny on July 22, 2016, 01:23:40 am
Stop harassing him.
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: Ally 🌠 on July 22, 2016, 11:43:47 pm
Here's the link to the thread for my first level. (http://distractionware.com/forum/index.php?topic=2654.0) It's been getting pretty good reception!
"I only upload high quality video game levels."
High quality R.I.P LittleMac 2016-2016
"He was a good fag" - his parents

Anyways, idk if I already said this but fuck it
I had an unreleased one called Dimension Crash
deleted heh
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: Chara Dreemurr on July 27, 2016, 09:11:40 pm
Why's everyone using the word sh*itty?  :verdigris: I'm shocked!
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: coresanse on July 27, 2016, 09:26:33 pm
dimension dash, which i did discontinue so we're not seeing much of that one
though i may still be working on it in secret who knows

i'm actually too lazy to post actual screenshots so
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: Ally 🌠 on July 27, 2016, 10:32:11 pm
Why's everyone using the word sh*itty?  :verdigris: I'm shocked!
swearing is allowed
fuck
dimension dash, which i did discontinue so we're not seeing much of that one
though i may still be working on it in secret who knows

i'm actually too lazy to post actual screenshots so




fineeee ill post it for you
(https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/201805826912944129/207234874560479232/unknown.png)
(https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/201805826912944129/207233180959244288/unknown.png)
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: Quattro on August 21, 2016, 01:47:34 pm
My name at the time was ZeroSVX64, and my dimension was damn horrible. Its name was Dimension Zero, and I think it's the worst level ever...
Also, this is more difficult than The Jaunt. Well, maybe not, but if you can complete this you just CAN'T say Space Station was difficult.
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: Pyrite on September 06, 2016, 01:02:30 am
I made this a while ago.
Extra Zone (http://distractionware.com/forum/index.php?topic=868.msg7194#msg7194)
Also I'm back.
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: Quattro on September 06, 2016, 03:39:12 am
I'm back.
Glad to finally meet you, manofperson! I'm Quattro.
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: LafondaSaysMeow on September 06, 2016, 09:31:11 am
Also I'm back.
I'd do a real greeting but people have already done that and you can check out terminality page anyways
only thing you need to know from me is that i'm a cat
meow

also i got my 300 posts back, so... um... yay
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: Ciolf on November 11, 2016, 08:49:37 pm
Can't find the very first one I did. Lost in a wipe thanks to a particularly nasty virus.  Was pretty plain anyway.

The second one I did was Deja Verdigris, which Terry actually mentioned in his blog.

Haven't done many others since then, just Alphabet City and Savior.
Title: Re: First levels EVER?
Post by: Chip on November 12, 2016, 03:17:35 pm
Dimension X! It's a Warpzone level to rescue  :vermillion: :vitellary: :victoria:.

http://distractionware.com/forum/index.php?topic=2861.0