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#1 CyranoJ ONLINE  

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Posted Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:07 PM

Hi everyone,

 

I am more than happy to finally be able to show you some game play footage from our next full game - The Last Strike.

 

Enjoy!

 

 

All code by L. Staveley
Audio engine by U235
Music by h0ffman and MSG-RG
Logo and full screen artwork: Sonik
Sprite animations by TikiPOD Ltd
Miscellaneous graphics from opengameart.org



#2 Saturn OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:08 PM

Awesome, I instantly thought of DEGZ. One of my favorite homebrews, btw :cool:



#3 madman ONLINE  

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Posted Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:13 PM

Looks great!



#4 Sapicco ONLINE  

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Posted Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:46 PM

Looks great!, will this be a cd or cart game eventually??

#5 CyranoJ ONLINE  

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Posted Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:47 PM

Looks great!, will this be a cd or cart game eventually??

 

CDs are dead ;)



#6 lachoneus OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:56 PM

Best logo loader ever.  Looking forward to playing this!



#7 Guitari OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:07 PM

Fab! Super Cobra style.

#8 Jeffrey_Bones OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:37 PM

Interesting

#9 ls650 OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:51 PM

Looks good so far...



#10 PFG 9000 OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:59 PM

Outstanding.  Shmupping on the Jag = must buy.



#11 Paul Westphal OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:59 PM

Hoffman does great work.

#12 CyranoJ ONLINE  

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Posted Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:07 PM

Thanks for the comments everyone :)



#13 sd32 OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:09 PM

Fab! Super Cobra style.

Yeah, Super Cobra 2000!

 

The music is awesome and gameplay seems spot on. That sound though... this game sounds fantastic.

 

Looking forward to seeing more of it.



#14 Sargon ONLINE  

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Posted Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:13 PM

Looking good!



#15 XM05ES OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:18 PM

Whoa! Are those ... little ...people?! Is he rescuing people?! Like Defender meets Super Cobra meets ...Gradius?!!!! (Not that I know that much about Gradius...)
It looks incredible! You guys are on a roll!

#16 CyranoJ ONLINE  

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Posted Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:51 PM

Whoa! Are those ... little ...people?! Is he rescuing people?! Like Defender meets Super Cobra meets ...Gradius?!!!! (Not that I know that much about Gradius...)
It looks incredible! You guys are on a roll!

 

It's kind of a mash up of lots of things and hopefully, in the end, will be it's own spin on things.

 

The two bars at the top are L: (Lifeforce)  and F: (Fuel)

 

Fuel will deplete over time, which is why you need to replenish from the fuel dumps (we won't go into why blowing them up gives you more, it just does. Accept it and move on!)

 

The Lifeforce will deplete if you fail to pick up a stranded person, or you kill one.  The Lifeforce counter will affect how you can progress, and also your rank at the end of the game when all stages are complete.  It's a good idea to pick people up, because that is what gets you credits in the shop at the end of the stages.

 

The other counters are: Score, R (Rescues)  B (smartBombs)  S (Shields)  V (Velocity)  and  L (Lives)

 

I'll show some more bits and bobs over time.  The entire game framework is pretty much done, we're working on content, progression and balance now.



#17 tonma OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:18 AM

Very nice game.



#18 Swansea_Mariner OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:07 AM

The music is fantastic, and the gameplay elements (fuel, lifeforce) bring a nice twist to the format, great work!

#19 7800JAGFAN OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Nov 18, 2017 4:33 AM

super cobra meets R type? awesome, I will be ready to buy for sure. If some more big bosses and the extra color of the Jag is used this could possibly hold up with the 16 bit golden era of shmups.



#20 CyranoJ ONLINE  

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Posted Sat Nov 18, 2017 4:57 AM

If some more big bosses and the extra color of the Jag is used this could possibly hold up with the 16 bit golden era of shmups.

 

That's quite a nice backhanded compliment you have there ;)



#21 save2600 ONLINE  

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Posted Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:40 AM

Mmmmmm.... DROP!   The funky-fresh, stone cold rockin' 16-bit soundtrack takes it up what, another three or four quads?   :lol:



#22 mckafka99 ONLINE  

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Posted Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:35 AM

This is looking awesome!

#23 7800JAGFAN OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:35 PM

Cyrano J, well I guess. Its a buy the way it looks now, but the Jag only has 1 good shmup- Raiden. You're new project looks like it could really kick-ass if mentioned things happened, it would be awesome to have a game stand out like that on the Jag, we may never get Native, but this upcoming title does make me dream a little. Keep it up. :thumbsup:



#24 7800JAGFAN OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:37 PM

Oh, also love the music.



#25 JagCD OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Nov 18, 2017 1:53 PM

That really does look amazing.  Reminds me a little of Native, only with brighter colors.






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