My name is Sam and I'm the lead game designer at Meteor Pixel. We're currently working on a new project called Bushido: Legend of the Samurai - a multiplayer combat game set in feudal Japan. I'm into gaming, 3d modelling, art, history and engineering.

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sam.ibbitson Jul 7 2015, 3:33am says:

For anyone intersted, Bushido's just been featured on popular gaming website Game Debate! Check out the article now: Game-debate.com !

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sam.ibbitson
sam.ibbitson Jul 2 2015, 11:55am replied:

Haha sorry AydinDubstep, you'll just have to play Shogun Total War to get your RTS fix :p ! Mind you, it does sound like a cool idea!

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sam.ibbitson
sam.ibbitson Jun 26 2015, 9:03am says:

Who'd like to see our new ninja model in full 3D? Check out Kieran's ArtStation page by clicking the link below, where you can zoom/pan around his latest creation!

Artstation.com

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sam.ibbitson
sam.ibbitson Jun 25 2015, 5:24am replied:

Thanks RoyalWatcher - I don't think you'll have to wait too long to see what the Ninja monk will look like :D

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sam.ibbitson
sam.ibbitson Jun 25 2015, 3:21am says:

Thanks guys!

+1 vote   news: Devblog #9 - New maps and Ninja player model
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sam.ibbitson Jun 16 2015, 5:34am replied:

Maybe not every single map, as we'd like to try and do some tighter levels to keep things interesting (e.g. Kamioka Castle). But yes - there will definitely be some larger maps to play :) !

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sam.ibbitson Jun 16 2015, 3:42am replied:

Hey Royal Watcher - Its actually an entire village, this is just one end of the rice fields that we've more or less finished.

There is a terraced slope, more rice fields, a fortified gate, a small market area, a shine and a Samurai encampment further up the village!

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sam.ibbitson
sam.ibbitson Jun 10 2015, 10:46am replied:

Not long to wait now :) !

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sam.ibbitson
sam.ibbitson Jun 3 2015, 3:19am replied:

We hope so :) !

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sam.ibbitson
sam.ibbitson May 27 2015, 3:46am replied:

There's going to be a range of armour styles available!

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sam.ibbitson
sam.ibbitson May 20 2015, 9:21am replied:

Some of us are away on holiday this week, but check back in a week or so's time for a full-update :) !

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sam.ibbitson May 17 2015, 9:39am replied:

Hey! Unfortunately our aim is to just focus on a multiplayer experience for now. We'd love to do single player, but its a vast amount of work involved in writing stories, building environments, etc...

It's something we'll think about though once we raise some funding!

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sam.ibbitson
sam.ibbitson May 7 2015, 3:42am replied:

Thanks again Musashi and Lemonater! We don't think we're too far away from being able to show off 1v1 multiplayer combat, and more or less as soon as we hit this milestone we're going to start planning a fundraising campaign :) !

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sam.ibbitson May 7 2015, 3:41am replied:

Thanks RoyalWatcher ;) !

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sam.ibbitson May 1 2015, 4:03am replied:

Thanks Musashi_Miyamoto! Its definitely something we're thinking long and hard about it :) !

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sam.ibbitson Apr 29 2015, 3:50am replied:

Thanks Ravenblood! Yep we used 4 USB cameras and are thinking of upgrading to the pro version of iPi so that we can use 6 cameras (although we'll need a new PC to do this so we'll have to save up for it :p ).

+1 vote   news: Devblog #8 - More Motion Capture
sam.ibbitson
sam.ibbitson Apr 29 2015, 3:43am replied:

Thanks Raymundo46! The game doesn't include any stealth-specific mechanics as of yet - although people will certainly be encouraged to try and be sneeky :D !

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sam.ibbitson Apr 28 2015, 12:03pm replied:

Thanks Earthrumblevi. When Onna-bugeisha are implemented they'll be identical to their male counterparts (e.g. will be able to choose from Samurai armour, Ninja, Sohei or Warrior nuns, etc...).

They won't be typecast into a particular role, because they weren't in real-life :) !

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sam.ibbitson
sam.ibbitson Apr 28 2015, 11:59am replied:

That's the idea!

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sam.ibbitson
sam.ibbitson Apr 28 2015, 11:56am replied:

Haha, its since been approved :p !

+1 vote   media: Devblog #8 - Screenshots
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sam.ibbitson Apr 28 2015, 4:19am replied:

These are just a quick couple of low-res ones to keep you all going ;) !

+2 votes   media: Gassho-Zukuri Screenshot
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sam.ibbitson Apr 28 2015, 3:56am replied:

Exactly when female avatars will be implemented is still a question we can answer yet, but it is certainly our intention to include Onna-bugeisha in the game.

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sam.ibbitson Apr 25 2015, 5:29am replied:

Hi Mikelon12. Its difficult to give an exact date as there is is a lot of uncertainty over how things will progress over the coming months (e.g. will we get funded, grow the team, etc...). Personally I'm hoping for Q4 2015 or early 2016!

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sam.ibbitson
sam.ibbitson Apr 24 2015, 8:54am replied:

Haha maybe ;) !

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sam.ibbitson Apr 17 2015, 3:48am replied:

Soon! We've actually been working away on our new environment but also have a new player model (nearly) ready to show off AND after what seems like months so new animations!

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sam.ibbitson
sam.ibbitson Apr 17 2015, 3:48am replied:

Chambering yes, clashing isn't a mechanic we've looked at yet as we're still trying to optimise the networking element of the game!

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sam.ibbitson
sam.ibbitson Apr 5 2015, 4:41am replied:

That's right!

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sam.ibbitson
sam.ibbitson Mar 27 2015, 11:39am replied:

Hey DELTA38g!

We agree that good voice acting is important. Our idea was always to record two sets of audio, and then let people choose which one they want to use - one recorded in Japanese, the other in English :) !

Thanks,
Sam

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sam.ibbitson
sam.ibbitson Mar 27 2015, 5:16am replied:

Haha, soon... ;) !

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sam.ibbitson Mar 27 2015, 5:16am replied:

Hi AydinDubstep - cool idea, it definitely sounds fun :D !

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