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AverageSoftware's Development Blog > Magical Fairy Force

Posted 25 February 2019

Been a while since I posted here.  I've been suffering a bit of a creative block lately, but I've been forcing myself to keep moving forward on this project.
 
I've got some really cool things going on now and some of the gameplay details are starting to become clear.  Here's a current screenshot:
 

 
A few things going on here....


AverageSoftware's Development Blog > Magical Fairy Force

Posted 13 December 2018

It's been slow going on this project lately.  My real job's been busy and I've had the irresistible urge to play Ys VIII again.
 
Despite this, I have made some progress, although a lot of it has been weeding out bugs in existing code.  There are a few interesting new things in this screenshot:
 

 
This first new bit is that th...


AverageSoftware's Development Blog > Magical Fairy Force

Posted 26 October 2018

Got a little bit more done on this.  I now have the fairy power gauges created, and they properly fill as you blast wisps.
 

 
The gauges are built from all four player objects, two of them comprise the black "empty" color and the other two are the fill color.  I could get fancy and play with the player size registers to get away wit...


AverageSoftware's Development Blog > Magical Fairy Force

Posted 14 October 2018

Back with another Magical Fairy Force update.
 
I've gotten some new things in place, and some of the gameplay elements are starting to formalize in my mind.  The first thing I got working was shooting.  Each player can now fire, I used a pair of missiles for each player, so the projectile is four pixels wide.  Looks great so far....


AverageSoftware's Development Blog > Magical Fairy Force

Posted 23 September 2018

So, here's the first screenshot of my new 5200 project, Magical Fairy Force.
 

 
Not a whole lot to see here, but there's some important stuff.
 
First, we have one yet to be revealed character.  She'll get her proper coming out party when the game is further along, but for now you get this teaser image.
 
Note that the charact...