This game is my baby. I've been working on this video game in the dark for three and a half years, only a handful of people have seen it. When I saw the dawn of the N64 and the PSX, I saw the death of the side-scrolling genre as a staple of the game industry. Once the third dimension arrived, no one wanted to tap the potential of a 2d shooting game anymore. It's time for the category to have its justice.

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New lighting engine, GUI overhaul
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New lighting engine, GUI overhaul

Apr 19, 2013 II - The Game 2 comments

When I render the lighting, the game stops and starts shooting thousands of light rays from each light entity. These light rays travel in a straight line...

I'mma climb right out of this grave.
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I'mma climb right out of this grave.

Apr 9, 2012 II - The Game 3 comments

I got inspiration again and things starting moving. I gave the first multiplayer level more detail to get it to be pretty much complete. Then I revamped...

II - Multiplayer Testing
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II - Multiplayer Testing

Nov 8, 2010 II - The Game 3 comments

More progress has been made on the multiplayer portion of II. There have been four playtests so far, and they were very valuable to the progress. Dozens...

II - Multiplayer!
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II - Multiplayer!

Oct 21, 2010 II - The Game 4 comments

I've had everything in place for quite some time. I started II to accomplish the challenge of creating a fun multiplayer game. At first I settled for...

II - Nodes & Mapedit Updates
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II - Nodes & Mapedit Updates

Oct 1, 2010 II - The Game 3 comments

I was beginning to get frustrated with the AI I programmed. If you were quick enough to dodge them, they tried to figure out where you were but it almost...

II - Video: Motorcycles, Molotovs and Gasoline
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II - Video: Motorcycles, Molotovs and Gasoline

Sep 15, 2010 II - The Game 4 comments

I've finally put together another video. This one is showcasing a lot of the changes I made, but mostly the motorcycle, molotov cocktails, and gasoline.

II - Motorcycle & Baseball Bat
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II - Motorcycle & Baseball Bat

Aug 23, 2010 II - The Game 5 comments

I've been hard at work, and I have pictures to prove it! I've been working on an idea that I've always wanted in II, and that is the motorcycle. It's...

II - Back in Business
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II - Back in Business

Aug 1, 2010 II - The Game 5 comments

After a few summer months of inactivity I picked up this project again. I've worked out some of the slowdown, but I still have lots of optimization to...

II - The Game, More Improvements
II - The Game

II - The Game, More Improvements

Mar 12, 2010 II - The Game 2 comments

I'm still working of course. I've been exploring a new few ideas and they're working out good. My first few experiments with curved platforms have been...

II - The Game, Video + Improvements
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II - The Game, Video + Improvements

Mar 1, 2010 II - The Game 3 comments

I've been hard at work getting the graphics together. They're progressing nicely, but they're not finished. In order to get things up to par I revamped...

Graphical Improvements
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Graphical Improvements

Feb 13, 2010 II - The Game 0 comments

I have been tinkering away for the last few weeks, focusing on improving feel of the campaign. Almost every tile has received graphical treatment. Things...

II - The Game, Second News Post
II - The Game

II - The Game, Second News Post

Jan 20, 2010 II - The Game 1 comment

A new video was just uploaded demonstrating a new boss, a flying hovercraft. The hovercraft boss switches up the normal approach to gameplay, you have...

II - The Game, First Public News Post Ever
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II - The Game, First Public News Post Ever

Jan 9, 2010 II - The Game 7 comments

This is my baby, a game I've been working on in the shadows for two years. I'm creating a culmination of all the great elements of retro sidescrolling...

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