Kirk M

is creating Copyleft, Open Source Games to Educate & Inspire

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About Kirk M

Hey there!

My name is Kirk and I've been passionately developing games and other software for the better part of 10 years. I'm now embarking on a lifelong adventure to craft the greatest open source games my hands and mind can create. These games are completely free, with no ads, micro-transactions, or monetization of any kind. The goal is to build games that can be enjoyed by anyone, anytime, regardless of player's financial situation. However, these games will be much more than just fun to play...

An important aspect of my games is that they are open source. What this means is that 100% of the source code, graphics, audio, and stories are hosted publicly and can be accessed and modified by anyone, anytime, for any purpose. The games are licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 which means you are free to deconstruct them completely, and use any component of them in your own creations. You can repurpose the graphics, copy the source code, remix the music, and generally do what you want with any of the content.

My hope is that my work will inspire future generations to experiment and learn game development, programming, art / animation, music production and give them the courage to pursue their creative endeavours. I want my work to serve as a fun educational resource that can be taken apart and learned from.

Each game is also accompanied by a website containing a development blog, detailed information about the characters, plot, creatures, and world of the game, along with resources such as graphics and audio. The blogs are kept up to date as I work, and chronicle the development and evolution of my games from start to finish.

And finally, in addition to serving as a resource to be remixed, the games themselves can be contributed to by other game developers who are interested in gaining experience or building their resume by working on open source projects. The master build of the game will be strictly regulated to ensure it's quality, however the games will also ship a community build, which is intended to be a sandbox for anyone to play with and create or modify whatever they want... As long as it doesn't catastrophically break the game! ;)
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You're a patron! What you get:

  • 📜Your username featured in the credits of every game
  • 👤Patron role in our Discord chat community
  • #️⃣Patron-only channel in Discord




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As a Backer, you get:

  • Access to a private monthly Q/A livestream
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  • 👤Patron role in our Discord chat community
  • #️⃣Patron-only channel in Discord
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Partners get:

  • 🔗Your image & link in the credits of every game
  • Access to a private monthly Q/A livestream
  • 📜Your username featured in the credits of every game
  • 👤Patron role in our Discord chat community
  • #️⃣Patron-only channel in Discord
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Get some more RAM in my rig. This will improve the quality of the Twitch livestreaming.

Believe me, it can be done!
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