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Discussion in 'Work in Progress' started by Bluetail7, Jun 20, 2016.

  1. Bluetail7

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    Update opening post with new Download and better display.
     
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  2. Bluetail7

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    Updated OP with new download and these updates:
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  3. Toque

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    I like your character.
     
  4. Bluetail7

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    Thanks! What do you like about it? :)
     
  5. Toque

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    I’m a Mac guy so I can’t test it. But menu system and effects are great.


    Player is good but the jumping /flying cat seems off. Seems stiff or something. Hard to describe. Just doesn’t look quite right.

    Really good stuff. Well done.
     
  6. Bluetail7

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    You mean the hookjump, airdash or just the jump?
     
  7. Toque

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    " Which one? " now your just showing off!! Haha

    pm sent
     
  8. Bluetail7

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    We were given the task to do dynamic enemies...
    So... We decided to use the character as placeholder... it wasn't a bad idea.

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  9. Bluetail7

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    Showing a small test I did



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  10. Joe Ellis

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    I like the game and the character but it could look better, sorry it sounds harsh but I'm being honest, and its gonna help in the long run lol!
    The game, style and character is really good! But you could make the game itself better
    I think its the graphics, they need more animation
    I dont wanna sound negative in any way and if you want any help or advice, you can message me : )
    I dunno, I can see its retro, and I only like retro games really, but I can see some ways which you could improve it
     
  11. Bluetail7

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    Coming soon!
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    By the way, the OP has been updated with a FB page, support us there or any of these sites!
     
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  13. BearlyBros

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    Excuse my brother being a noob haha

    Also just from us playing your game, we've entered you into our weekly giveaway! We are playing 6 Game Maker games a week and then giving away a FREE Game Maker Studio game published on Steam (Eg Hotline Miami, Hyper Light Drfiter, etc) to a developer of one of the games we play!
     
  14. Bluetail7

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    Hey thanks! I really appreciate the gameplay and invite! :)
    I'm glad you enjoyed playing the game :D
     
  15. Bluetail7

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    The game keeps going and details are being added.
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    We have reached the point where a Controller is needed to play the game.
    You can still use the keyboard, but you will find it more difficult to play with.
     
  16. DirectShift

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    Heey I saw you on comunidadgm.org!

    I will test your game tonight.

    btw, you have been working on it for 2 years??
     
  17. Bluetail7

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    Indeed 2 years of development.
    Most of the game mechanics are being polished by now along with the enemies and cutscenes.
     
  18. DirectShift

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    Just played your game, some thoughts on it...

    + did you made the music? it's very good!!
    + I was expecting a heavier game! but at 18mb is very lightweight!! how?!?
    + sounds at the menu are high
    + I would appreciate a different sprite for the second jump!
    + How do I know how to use each ability? (without looking at the guide)
    + The mechanics reminds me of Sonic: hard to control, very fast moving...
    + how do i recharge life?
    + can you save game? I got to level 3 and lost =P haha

    Keep at it!!!
     
  19. Bluetail7

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    • Was commissioned, some other are placeholders
    • So little music in game I guess?
    • Working on those
    • Its on the todo list, don't worry :p
    • They aren't listed yet, but you mix the movement with the attack keys (sword mode)
    • if you played the version with a shadow following the player, that's an unlocked feature! Might be locked in the next one.
    • Life cannot be restored yet. you can lose a live and restore life instead.
    • Something is planned, might be released in early access.
    To follow early access updates, join the discord server.

    by the way, I got to show the early access updates today!

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    Changes and Extra features

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  20. Bluetail7

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    A demo is up!

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    Updated Main Menu
    Mugshot was updated
    Jump weight was rebalanced
    Visual Weapons are now animated
    Damage animation has been updated
    Wall sprint animation has been updated
    Power up has been updated to use with MACH 2
    Character graphics were updated, adding small details and new animations.

    Added beta bridges
    Added Spin jump
    Added Plasma Rain
    Added more skills in the menu
    Added Crystal Shield/Charge to RT/R2/Space key
    Added Manual Aim to LT/L2/Space key

    Dashing bugs were fixed
    Movement keys were rearranged to work properly
    Lag caused by controller detection has been fixed

    Some music was removed as it wasn't original.
    Implemented new music for the game.
    Removed the Mech temporarily

    This demo was meant to stay private, due to popular vote, it has been decided to be put on public.
    Download
     
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  21. Kezarus

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    Looks fantastic! And I don't like plataformers. =P
     
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  22. DirectShift

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    Interesting! Is it me or the red bouncing ball doesn't work with perfect collisions? I mean, based on that last gif.

    Keep on it!
     
  23. Bluetail7

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    Screenshots
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    Development Log:
    Changes on main menu
    Changes on skill menu
    Changes on graphics for plasma bullets.
    Changes on environment graphics for all stages.
    Removed treasure chests.
    Added energy crystals.

    Download
     
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  24. Bluetail7

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    I like how the backgrounds have developed recently
     
  26. Lhargo

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    this was actually more fun than expected! love the choice of music, megaman fan?
     
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  27. GarlicGuy

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    I enjoy the game. It reminded of a Gameboy game but with complex moves and attacks!

    I think the character movement is a bit finicky at times though..but you guys did great!
     
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  28. Bluetail7

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    Haha thanks!

    yeah it's a bit messed up, I am gonna fix that.

    Thanks! Credit to @megaoy for the upgrades.

    Yeah! Credit goes to @Maxim Grachev for the music, on the first stage.

    Thank you! I noticed too, might try and make the movement more comfortable and less slippery.
     
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  29. Bluetail7

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    Update!
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    Fullscreen mode has a background image, note that the in-game resolution is modified to fit the screen.
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    Wall climbing has been implemented as an innate skill, useful for new players who slip the borders or won't notice the cliff, hold the movement key/stick and press jump to climb!

    Download!
     
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  30. Bluetail7

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    [​IMG]
    Air dash has been implemented with 3 directions, so you can earn height or descend as you use it.
    Bottom slash is in the works, it works with most enemies.​
     
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  31. Bluetail7

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    [​IMG]
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    Water is being implemented into the game along with the lighting system, these new features might take a while to be released on the next version.​
     
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  32. Bluetail7

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    The water has been fully implemented.
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    You can dive for like 3 seconds and move into any direction, wall rising is coming up next, along with dialogue system.​
     
  33. kagiol94

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    this looks awesome, kinda like a 2d lords of shadow
     
  34. sitebender

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    I recognize at least one background and tileset as free art assets.
     
  35. Bluetail7

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    Sorry for the late reply. Hello, yes, I can confirm one of those are found available for free, it was part of a test and not available in game.

    This was mentioned in a tweet when doing it.
     
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  36. Bluetail7

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    Deconstructing the stages and rebuilding.
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    if you haven't seen those blocks before, I'd like to point out at an early image.
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