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Default Top Down Shooter - 08-03-2010, 02:41 PM

I got inspired to make one after playing Alien Swarm (get it for free on Steam, it's pretty awesome). A few things I want to set straight:

-This isn't a full game and it isn't a demo either. It's more of a foundation for making something cool.

-There's a weird glitch where the tank and/or the turret move up towards the camera. Quite odd indeed.

-WASD to move, click to fire.

The turret is supposed to turn to face your mouse. If it doesn't work, let me know so I can come up with some kind of calibration thing.

Well, I'm going to work now. Hope you likey!
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Thumbs up 08-03-2010, 03:12 PM

wow, very good animations on the explosion, works well. I like 2D games just as much as 3D games. Nice graphics. Follows the mouse fine in the right settings.
But; it is quite easy right now and nothing seems to happen if you let the enemies crash into you. Also it will need calibration, as it only works in Alice's default 400x300, which looks horribly tiny on my screen (1440x900), (I play worlds in 900x675). Calibration is easy though.
Altogether it looks to be very good. You make simple games very well.
[YEH] great! [/YEH]


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Question ????? - 08-03-2010, 03:21 PM

????? - its following the mouse fine now.


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Default 08-03-2010, 08:43 PM

Like I said, weird bugs and not a full game...yet. I was going to tinker with it some more. Thanks for the positive feedback though arty.

Anyone actually tried Alien Swarm yet? Anyone here even heard of Steam?
   
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Question 08-07-2010, 01:31 PM

No and no


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Default 08-07-2010, 01:38 PM

I have steam but I have never heard of Alien Swarm. The game is really good.


Check out my best projects so far and please comment:

Tic-Tac-Toe 2.0 ................... http://www.alice.org/community/showthread.php?t=3548
Alice Paint ........................... http://www.alice.org/community/showthread.php?p=23408
Real-Time Clock .................. http://www.alice.org/community/showthread.php?p=12725
Maze Game ......................... http://www.alice.org/community/showthread.php?t=4301
   
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Default 08-07-2010, 02:53 PM

If you have a decent computer (my totally-not-meant-for-gaming laptop can run it) you should be able to run it, and since it's free, the only limitations are in your hardware.

Main page: www.alienswarm.com

Download it here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/630/

Wikipedia article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alien_Swarm

I liked Marvel Ultimate Alliance 1 and 2, so this was right up my alley.
   
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Unhappy 08-07-2010, 06:08 PM

well I have a computer that should be decent, but isnt cos it freezes every 2 seconds and the cpu usage shoots way up randomly


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Default 08-08-2010, 03:04 PM

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Originally Posted by x2495iiii View Post
I got inspired to make one after playing Alien Swarm (get it for free on Steam, it's pretty awesome). A few things I want to set straight:

-This isn't a full game and it isn't a demo either. It's more of a foundation for making something cool.

-There's a weird glitch where the tank and/or the turret move up towards the camera. Quite odd indeed.

-WASD to move, click to fire.

The turret is supposed to turn to face your mouse. If it doesn't work, let me know so I can come up with some kind of calibration thing.

Well, I'm going to work now. Hope you likey!
Uh. Nice explosions but the tank treds is really really weird.


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Default woops - 08-08-2010, 04:12 PM

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-WASD to move
oh - right - didnt notice that, ive just been playing this from a static position.


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