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Design What Games Use This Projection

Discussion in 'Game Design, Development And Publishing' started by mar_cuz, Oct 25, 2019.

  1. mar_cuz

    mar_cuz Member

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    Hi guys,

    What other games use this type of projection?
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    I know earthbound, divine divinity and even the cool looking sock sock goes pop pop on this forum use this angle. Also, some platformers also use this style though I am looking for top down rpg style games that use it.

    Thanks
     
  2. FrostyCat

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    See: Paperboy (1985)

    This type of projection is typically called oblique projection. You'll have more luck looking up examples if you use the proper terms.
     
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  3. mar_cuz

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    Thanks. I've tried oblique projection, cavalier projection and cabinet projection as well. There's doesn't seem to be many games made with that style I think. At least from what I can find
     
  4. nacho_chicken

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    Ultima 6/7
    Zombies Ate My Neighbors
    Prince of Persia
    Simcity
    Pac-Mania

    There's plenty of games that use this kind of projection.
     
  5. mar_cuz

    mar_cuz Member

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    Zombies ate my neighbours isn't the same projection
     
  6. Khao

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    Surprisingly enough, this perspective is more frequently used by side scrollers than by top-down games.

    If you want to easily see tons of examples, look for Beat 'Em Up games created during the NES and SNES eras. Double Dragon. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Battletoads. Most 2D Beat 'Em Ups use this perspective to some extent.
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  7. mar_cuz

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    Thanks I will check them out
     
  8. nacho_chicken

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    Oops, you're right about that. Must've gotten it confused with something else. The other games I listed still are, though.
     
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