18/06/14 – Games development updates

Hi everybody!
As we said last week, we are currently working on two games. It appears that the development time of Skip (the world traveler) might take a bit longer than we thought, it is a harder game do draw than usual because we are using real places in it.
Here are a few screenshots of the game, next to their real places, just so you’ll see what we’re talking about:

Santa Claus Village at Rovaniemi, Finland Photos by Tarja Mitrovic

Our version of Santa’s Village

Helsingin rautatieasema
Helsinki Central Railway Station, photo by Jennifer Boyer

Observatory in Helsinki, photo by Ville Koistinen

We are also trying to work on a new dialog system. The next time you’ll click on another character in the game you’ll be able to choose your conversation topics.


A few weeks back we talked about The Baron project (a.k.a “the super-special-Carmel-Games-game”), now it is time to give you a sneak peak into our sketches.
Creating this graphic style requires too much time, so we will try to develop another style, one which will allow us to draw all of the game’s backgrounds faster.

adventure game

adventure game

The holidays are still far away, but we already started thinking about special treats for Halloween.
We already have Vortex Point 5 scheduled to be released at the beginning of October (only three months away!) and we are trying to come up with another Halloween game aswell, one that will bring together all of the ghosts, ghouls, goblins, werewolves and witches.

Of course, if you haven’t signed up for Carmelo’s Army yet, now is the time 🙂

That’s all folks!

  • Mary

    cant wait !

    • Sheila

      Same here!!!

  • Mido

    That’s Great 😀

  • Wow omg cool sketches 🙂

  • tathagata

    Hey, the newsletter is free right? I subscribed for it. And I am gonna join Kongregate.

  • hen


  • Dylan486258

    Your graphism is wonderful as usual . I specially love the ideas of choosing the ideas of the conversation .

  • Austin

    I have always loved their graphics and awsome scenes

  • This looks so cool. I can’t wait.

  • Personification

    A while ago you said something about a one-room escape game. Are you still gonna make it?

    • Personification

      Carmel Games you said something about a “One room escape game” in the update “10/04/14 – They are almost here…”

      Was it cancelled?

      • Carmel Games

        Yes. We weren’t quite satisfied with the outcome.
        Here is the full screenshot of game’s room:
         photo 1thgame-c-ROLL.jpg
        We hope we will get back to it sometime in the future.

        • Personification

          ok thanks for the reply.

  • Sheila

    OMG! So gorgeous! So astonishing! I almost can’t believe that you just use Adobe Photoshop while making that! I mean…. I tried to make some backgrounds like yours. Yet it turned out horribly as a result. So much different from those beautiful backgrounds of yours! Maybe I’m not talented enough to handle that program…. :P. Hehehe….. Glad I have joined Carmelo’s Army!!!! 😀

    • Carmel Games

      Thanks, it took years of practice so don’t give up. Maybe we will add a tutorial about drawing.

      • Sheila

        WOW! Thanks!!! 😀

  • Helya

    cool !

  • its so cool i cant wait !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! everybody say with me whose the best carmelgames is the best


      no! carmel games is extremely gorgeous!!!! and so AMAZING!

  • Tanya

    But do we have wait for a long time for new games 🙁

    • LOVE carmel games

      It takes a long time to make amazing games that they do, so they cant be rushed!

      • Tanya

        I hope the new games come before my exams otherwise i ll be not be allowed to open computer only (parents pressure) 😛

        • Carmel Games

          We hope so too, we are working on it as fast as we can.

  • I can’t wait but please hurry… 🙂

  • reness


  • Best of luck carmel games

  • elad

    Hi guys 😀
    Why won’t you make a special game for Halloween in which all of the creatures you mentioned will have a special meeting, like in a cave or something, where the creatures will decide on what they will do on Halloween and every creature will have another mission to scare the kids.

    • Helya

      it would be cool

    • Carmel Games

      It’s what we had in mind 🙂

  • awesome pic carmal games ROCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ♥

  • carmel game lover

    ohhh a dialogue option very cool!!!
    can’t wait for the new games it all looks too awesome!!!!!!

  • You guys are like my favorite game developers. Cant wait for VP5. Keep up the awesome work!
    xxx You guyz rock xxx

    • Carmel Games

      Thank you Leena 🙂

  • Hinata

    Looks amazing,can’t wait to play ^.^


    do we have to click a picture like there is a dinosaur so someone can say are you interested in dinosaurs! please send a reply to me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!please!!!!!!!!

    • Carmel Games

      Yes, that’s the idea. 🙂

  • Lavnish Gupta

    really lovely sketches cant wait for the games

  • yeah

  • i cant wait for the games 🙂

  • i cant wait for the game 🙂

  • yes me too cant wait

  • Nona

    Can you make your games in persian?

  • Michael Pineda

    Holy smokes! This looks magnificent. Also, I joined the newsletter. Best of luck and fame to you all. You guys deserve it.

  • yoshin

    great likeness.and what will be the story for VP4?

  • Nona

    can you make your games in persian too?

  • carmelgames when are you online please please please reply

  • carmel games is the greatest carmel games rock

  • aanchal

    hey carmel games!!! why don t you create a game in which the player has to compete in a bingo compitiion and wins a vacation to hawai. please reply

  • Adunn

    wow!wow!wow!wow! is the halloween game like vp series

  • LIOR

    I have a suggestion to the dialog system
    Maybe you can do that when we turn to someone, then we will have a number of possible answers.
    Not Topics, complete sentences, like this:
    – Hey
    – Hello
    – Sorry, can’t talk right now

    hope you use it ! thanks, you rock !

  • nadia

    I can’t wait for the dialogue option that is what I was waiting for in you’re games! You’re games are amazing but the dialogue option will make it that much better.

  • Bieschdie

    The first picture of the “London Hotel” Game keeps me dreaming for hours… I loved Tales of Carmelot for its fantastic atmosphere and I hope to see more of it 🙂

  • WOW! they look fantastic and i love the dialog idea you can say what you want! In the past i was thinking how can carmel games get better but now i can see that it can good job you shoulld keep doing these i just can’t wait!!!

  • reem

    I have a suggestion to the dialog system
    Maybe you can do that when we turn to someone, then we will have a number of possible answers.
    Not Topics, complete sentences, like this:
    – Hey
    – Hello
    – Sorry, can’t talk right now

    hope you use it ! thanks, you rock !

  • lola

    when its going to be done

  • lola


  • Carmel Games can you make a game that is in Philippines?
    Its a perfect place to make games because it has many beaches and tourist spots.

  • Gemaco(H>M>)

    OMG i cant wait for the game to come out!!! I love your guys’s games and I can play them all day!!! Thanks for the great games!!!!!!!!!

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