To make a truly interesting music game on Facebook Messenger!

What it does

A game, currently only single-player but soon will enable multiplayer mode, that turns your keyboard into a piano and lets you play the best melodies in the world, earn points, and bond with each other through music!

  • QWERUIOP keys correspond to the 8 keys in an octet.

How we built it

  • Coded in Defold game engine with Lua
  • Used Instant Game API to wrap around the game with Javascript and HTML5
  • Used Node.js to setup server on Heroku to host the records

Challenges we ran into

  • Understanding the SDK
  • Linking backend with frontend

Accomplishments that we're proud of

  • We actually made a functional game that can be played on Facebook Messenger!

What we learned

  • How to code in Lua and use a game engine
  • Instant Game is a great way to play with Javascript and HTML

What's next for Master DJ

  • Setting up messenger bot to chat with gamers
  • Enable duo challenge mode that makes playing more competitive
  • Enable multiple instruments other than piano

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