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D-Fend
« on: March 22, 2015, 04:28:28 pm »
So lately, I have been working on a certain new project in math, which I talked about in my latest post in my topic for Flatforme. Written in pure CSE Basic, this project is a "defender" game where you defend your side of the screen against evil people or whatever. (Does this even need a story?)

Anyway, it's a shoot-em-up with unique controls: to fire a laser blast, you have to rapidly tap the XTON button, charging it up. Pressing 2nd will fire the laser when it's charged, and pressing Alpha will use a special attack, if ready.

Enemies charge at you in four "lanes". Hitting them with a laser will knock them back to the start. Using the special initially unlocked will knock all four enemies back to the start, but you will have to wait quite a while to use it again. There are 3 difficulty modes: Boring (easy), Normal (medium), and Unforgiving (Hard). As the game progresses, the enemies speed up, based on your difficulty setting. You can also purchase new abilities (passive or ALPHA super abilities) in the Shop, where you can spend Gold and equip new abilities.


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« Last Edit: March 28, 2015, 12:55:20 am by 123outerme »


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Re: D-Fend
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2015, 04:31:59 pm »
Looks neat  :D
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Re: D-Fend
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2015, 04:42:07 pm »
Looks pretty cool, maybe you could move the laser down like 2px? Unless its intentionally at the top of the 0?
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Re: D-Fend
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2015, 04:45:21 pm »
Looks pretty cool, maybe you could move the laser down like 2px? Unless its intentionally at the top of the 0?
It's on top of the O just in case you move and fire before the game has time to make the dot an X. That way, it'll erase the dot.
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Re: D-Fend
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2015, 04:55:23 pm »
Oh, very interesting. That is cool.
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Re: D-Fend
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2015, 06:00:55 pm »
Interesting. What doea it mean when enemies change to X characters instead of dots?
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Re: D-Fend
« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2015, 06:59:30 pm »
Interesting. What doea it mean when enemies change to X characters instead of dots?
It means that you are on the same "lane" as them, and can fire and push them back. However, due to the way the graphics update, you can move into a new lane and the dot will still be there for a bit. I can't change that.
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Re: D-Fend
« Reply #7 on: March 23, 2015, 12:15:17 am »
Aah thanks for clarifying. And I'm fine with the late graphic update. I did that in Illusiat 13 item menu to speed cursor movement up. Item descriptions will appear only once you stop moving it. Maybe make the X green?
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Re: D-Fend
« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2015, 01:38:35 am »
The X should be purple. This is looking cool Outerme!
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Re: D-Fend
« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2015, 08:43:27 pm »
Aah thanks for clarifying. And I'm fine with the late graphic update. I did that in Illusiat 13 item menu to speed cursor movement up. Item descriptions will appear only once you stop moving it. Maybe make the X green?
Yeah. It was really the only plausible option, other than having the enemies in a For( list, but that would make gameplay stuttery.
The X should be purple. This is looking cool Outerme!
Thanks! I'll think if I want to make the enemies another color. I probably will, though.

Anyway, today I added unlockable powers. Your game score is added on to your "Gold" as I call it (it's a F2P game!!!1!) after you finish a game. Use this gold to purchase new passive abilities or swap out your ALPHA super move! I have only one passive ability and two ALPHA super moves completed, but I might add more.
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Re: D-Fend
« Reply #10 on: March 24, 2015, 08:46:10 pm »
Yay for update. That sounds like a cool addition.
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Re: D-Fend
« Reply #11 on: March 24, 2015, 08:55:42 pm »
Looks cool wish I could try it
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Re: D-Fend
« Reply #12 on: March 24, 2015, 10:18:53 pm »
Ooh I like the gold idea. Kinda like achievement points on Xbox Live that lets you buy more DLCs and stuff, but in your case nothing can be purchased with real money. Keep up the good work. :)
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Re: D-Fend
« Reply #13 on: March 25, 2015, 08:04:21 am »
Wait, can the G points be used to buy things? Isn't it just to see who is DA_best_xx? Are you thinking instead of Live points which are bought from real money?
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Re: D-Fend
« Reply #14 on: March 25, 2015, 04:28:48 pm »
Actually wait, nevermind, we can't (although some countries got the rewards program). But that could be an idea for 123outerme's game.
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