A side-scrolling tactical shooter that sets out to be challenging and to some extent realistic. The goal is to resolve situations where armed suspects and hostages are involved -- with as little bloodshed as possible. Inspiration is taken from the Police Quest and Rainbow Six series, while I add my own touch of blood and gore.

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Now I have released the first demo! It demonstrates the features in my engine, but does not have any game-play.

Posted by isbeorn on Mar 15th, 2013

Now I have released the first demo! Find it in the downloads page or follow the link:

Sandbox/tech demo

It demonstrates the features in my engine, but does not have any game-play. I think it's important to point this out so that you are not too disappointed at the lack of game-play. It's more correct to call it a sandbox or tech demo. I will start working on game-play after this and hopefully there will be results soon. I know I have some difficulties to get past before game-play can make it in, but I'm thinking about taking some shortcuts to speed it up. Things may look a bit weird meanwhile, but I think it might be worth it, and then I can return to polish the things I skipped over.

Already there are a couple more features that are very close to complete that I will likely throw into the demo in the next few weeks. Then I will put up a new version of the sandbox, but work on game-play will still be going on aside that.

Anyway, please download the demo, and if you encounter any problems or have suggestions please post them here and I will reply best I can. I hope you will enjoy it!

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SinKing Mar 15 2013 says:

Can you maybe make the player get thrown back some more. After all the bullet hits him with full velocity and it looks like he's just ragdolling. If he would "fly" a little more to the right when he's hit it would look more realistic to me.

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isbeorn Mar 16 2013 replied:

The gun in the demo is the weakest one in the game. Realism is what I'm striving for and I'm quite happy with the current state. Have a look in some of my videos where there is a shotgun used and more energy involved, I think that is closer to what you expect. Nevertheless I'll take this into consideration - thanks!

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Urby Mar 16 2013 says:

I'll admit I had some fun executing this poor bastard over and over.

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isbeorn Mar 16 2013 replied:

Glad to hear that. He has died many times... :)

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Jishaxe Mar 16 2013 says:

I love the physics and the way the bullet slices chunks out of the guy. Nice work! Looking forwards to see how this progresses.

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