Announcement of Results
The results are in for the 4th SmileBASIC Ogiri programming contest! Submissions for the contest were open from Saturday, October 17th, 2015 through Monday, January 4th, 2016. There were a total of 166 entries – the highest number ever! After strict deliberation – together with our special judge, freelance writer Ninja Masuda – we selected the winner of the Ogiri Grand Prize, as well as 22 other winning entries. (Posted March 18th, 2016)
Please note that all public keys in this page have been refreshed with new ones so that he old keys no longer works.
Awarded in recognition of truly inspired concepts
A war simulation game with a twist. Employ summon circles and magic circles to put yourself in an advantageous position as you repel and attack enemy units! Its exciting battles and unique characters give this game its appeal.
Use this Public Key to download: 4DAXXEA3
Awarded in recognition of programming skills that even amazed the developers
by calc84maniac (USA)
A survival game in which you search for keys to gates in order to escape from a maze. If you hit a dead end, you can use bombs to blast open a path. You also receive bonus points for rescuing cats!
Use this Public Key to download: 25NXCKKE
Awarded in recognition of unique game systems and other innovative ideas
『Waga Bunshin-tachi wo Kesu de Gozaru yo』
Use mirrors and “dango” to clear clones of yourself that were created with a ninja cloning technique. Will you be able to make out your own character from its identical clones? If you accidentally clear your character...
Use this Public Key to download: BEEV33NJ
Awarded to games that make you smile while playing
Move towards the samurai walking along in front of you as quickly as you can. The game is controlled by simply holding your 3DS and walking! If you move while the samurai is turned around facing you, it’s Game Over. Ninja-like skills of patience and stealth are required!
Use this Public Key to download: C32KNJAY
Awarded in recognition of impressive visuals and sound
『Keitai Aquarium Super』
A virtual fish tank that lets you watch fish swim around a 3D space. Choose from 40 types of fish, 36 ornaments, 30 bases and backgrounds, and 27 wallpaper colors to easily create your very own fish tank!
Use this Public Key to download: 43XP43Q3
Awarded to works that really show off the potential of SmileBASIC!
Throw shurikens at the targets, and jump to avoid them! The controls are very simple, but the difficulty and other game elements are incredibly well-balanced. Hitting a single target with multiple shurikens won’t increase your points, so time your throws well!
Use this Public Key to download: 2EKXC3HV
A side-scrolling shooting game that’s compatible with the stereoscopic functions of the 3DS. Make use of auto-fire shots and powerful charged shots to defeat your foes and make your way to the awaiting boss! There is even an English translation available.
Use this Public Key to download(Japanese): BEEES3N4
Use this Public Key to download(English): D3E8N4AF
by icyice799999 (USA)
A maze game in which you try to make it to the exit. Rotate the screen and make it to the goal within the time limit! You can change the level and color scheme from the menu screen.
Use this Public Key to download: 434PXEF3
This game uses the 3DS’s gyro sensor. Move the 3DS with your hands to throw shurikens at the origami ninjas! Spot the rapidly-appearing ninjas as quickly as you can and defeat as many as possible within the time limit.
Use this Public Key to download: 2DN4CKHV
Awarded to the most “hardcore” works, based on my personal taste!
Defeat the approaching enemies and aim for the high score! The key is to aim for gaps in the enemy’s defense to make your attacks, while at the same time dodging the shurikens they throw at you. This game requires fast movements and reflexes.
Use this Public Key to download: BXEY43N4
『Kageki the Legendary Swordman』
A 3D tunnel action game. Defend against the attacking ninjas and their shurikens with your katana! Use your “Katana Slash” special attack to defeat the ninjas, who multiply using a ninja cloning technique. The 3D inward-scrolling effect is pulled off very well.
Use this Public Key to download: D32K4PAS
by Konimiru Katsuragi
Control “Oogiri Yongou” and defeat the enemies in this side-scrolling shooting game. The key is to attack using both your “Ninja Sword,” which fires in a straight line, and “Shuriken,” which can be moved freely. Collect items to increase your lives as you aim to complete the game!
Use this Public Key to download: K4XX343
Ninja Masuda Award
Awarded by freelance writer Ninja Masuda, based on his own personal taste
『Slime Vs Ninja』
by ChangeV (USA)
A side-scrolling shooting game. Avoid enemies and traps to clear stages and win back the treasure stolen from Slime Village by evil ninjas! The detailed effects – like female ninjas that appear from revolving doors, and maids that flip over trays – are what give this game its charm.
Use this Public Key to download: KKN47KAV
Ninja Masuda’s Profile
Is he a freelance ninja posing as a freelance writer? Is he a freelance writer posing as a freelance ninja? Does it even matter? He used to work on the editorial team at Weekly Famitsu magazine, and has a vast knowledge of games. He knows almost everything, except for the things he doesn’t know.
Awarded by SmileBASIC developer “The Captain,” based on his own personal taste
A full-blown golf game. Watch the cursor rise on the swing power gauge, and press the A button with the right timing to make your swing! If the cursor passes the top of the gauge, you’ll miss the swing, so watch out. The game features three varied courses. The “Winter Snow Field” course makes the ball roll more easily, increasing the difficult level!
Use this Public Key to download: DEEE33Q4
by penduin (USA)
Make your character swallow bubbles and keys, and use them to reach the goal! You can only carry two items at once, so timing is crucial. You can also use edit mode to create your own stages to play on!
Use this Public Key to download: D3E3EXAX
by Kl'dck Hul (USA)
An object-oriented language extension for SmileBASIC. It allows you to use modern language functions (modules and object-oriented instructions) when programming! Rather than just a simple instruction pack, this is an advanced library that uses PRG instructions to expand SmileBASIC’s language functions.
Use this Public Key to download: RAX4EA3
Awarded by the CEO to submissions he was particularly jealous of in terms of ideas and designs
A ninja-themed action RPG. Throw weapons at your foes and defend castles in different areas of Japan! The game is controlled simply by swiping the touch screen. The story and controls offer support for both Japanese and English.
Use this Public Key to download: KB847KKV
Defeat oncoming foes as you advance forward in this side-scrolling action game. Enemy attacks can be avoided with jumps or dexterous slides. This game depicts slippery, difficult-to-control snow stages, hills, and so forth really well.
Use this Public Key to download: 5EEV23Q4
『π no Keisan Program』
A calculator tool that lets you calculate pi! While π is being calculated, you can watch the calculations on-screen. Even if you don’t understand what’s going on, it’s fun just to watch! This tool allows you to test eight different formulas, and theoretically allows you calculate pi to 500,000 digits.
Use this Public Key to download: 7323VJAY
“Useful Gadgets” Category Grand Prize
Our favorite out of all the tools and apps submitted
A full-blown painting app that allow you to easily make your own pictures. Using the wealth of tools supplied, anyone can easily create authentic-looking paintings! Not only does the app feature easy-to-understand controls, it also includes an in-depth manual, meaning that even absolute beginners can enjoy it.
Use this Public Key to download: RSXX3QD
“Open” Category Grand Prize
Awarded to our favorite submission from the “Open” category
A treasure-hunting platformer set on an island of caves. Control the hero as you avoid enemies and obstacles while collecting “Diamonds,” the secret of rejuvenation. Complete each of the stages while effectively using weapons, tools, and healing items.
Use this Public Key to download (Japanese): KEKX73HV
Use this Public Key to download (English): Q3KP33Q3
Ogiri Grand Prize
A wonderful submission that fits the theme perfectly
『NINJA KITE RACE』
A super high-speed racing game featuring ninjas flying on kites. When your engine is full, press the L or R button and the A button together to accelerate! If you’re below a certain rank when passing through the check points, it’s instant Game Over.
Use this Public Key to download: DSEEX3QJ
Thank you very much for all your submissions!