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Custom sprites, jumping animations, and music support oh my!

Posted by NullSoldier on Dec 8th, 2009

So I know a lot of people are waiting to hear progress about the game and this is what I have to say. Progress is coming fast, it's rocketing forward like an out of control bullet train. It's coming faster than your first time on prom night. After some certain incidents happened and some very rant-filled conversations in IRC with the team productivity has increased significantly. We're all trying to buckle down and pump out work as fast and efficiently as possible and our goal for version v0.4 is Christmas day. Of course, to do that we'll need your help. We know the game works with 4-5 people but our goal is much, much higher than that. so were asking you to listen in for a coming news post where we'll be running the first ever public alpha tests to see how easily or difficult it is for you to stress and crash (hopefully not) the server. So unfortunately while PokeWorld Online is not balanced for lean we are working to bring you powerful and efficient dedicated servers.

Besides that we've just made another video to show you some use of custom sprites in the latest build where we now have SMOOTH network movement. If you listen carefully you can also hear the music in the background that's now implemented into the game.

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maj86 Dec 9 2009 says:

Very good work keep it up.

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Nikholai-Chan Dec 9 2009 says:

This is awesome keep up the good work.

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moci Dec 9 2009 says:

I actually really like the stick figure, it brings 'life' (because the walk animation is different) and 'humor' to the game.

Very nice, this game is really looking like the real deal.

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Dejiko Dec 9 2009 replied:

I like the stick figure too. Though if there are any dark or really complicated floor tiles it may be hard to spot them

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xilefian Dec 9 2009 says:

"Now you can jump with your friends over cliffs!"

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AlexanderSig Dec 9 2009 says:

Nice, tracked.

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Kamikazi[Uk] Dec 9 2009 says:

You always sound like your doing this for fun jut for a lauph lol. This is actually a awesome concept i will be deffinitly playing it once it's released :D.

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ryuanesha Dec 9 2009 says:

By custom sprites, do you mean that users can upload them to use, or select from a list that you create?

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NullSoldier Dec 9 2009 replied:

Select from a list we create.

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ryuanesha Dec 9 2009 replied:

Aww, was hoping to make an epic one that would make nod their heads in respect, oh well. Hopefully you will make a lot, so that seing duplicates is not a common recurrence, and you will not see a room of 20 people with the same sprites.

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Midnitte Dec 9 2009 says:

+1 for MW2 reference!

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Silverfisk Dec 9 2009 says:

Hey that's pretty cool, I'd like participating in that stress test! :D


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Warlock_23 Dec 9 2009 says:

Sounding Good!

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TucoBenedicto Dec 10 2009 says:

Why, why, why you indie devs still making games in this low resolution? :|
Is really that more work doing the same stuff in an higher one?

Interesting project by the way. But I'm not sure nintendo will appreciate it.

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BadDudeGiovanni Dec 10 2009 says:

Yay, server crash!

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Soulseker Dec 11 2009 says:

Hopes this turns out well =)

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Wakkaboom Dec 11 2009 says:

Damn I love you guys!! I have a friend at work who is 20, no gf, no life. but he plays Pokemon everyday on his lunch. when I tell him this. He's gone rebuke his God.

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Myloman Dec 12 2009 says:

Excellent :D

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