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New Zombie Game
« on: 2015-Jul-12 »
Hi

I am looking at developing this further and improving gameplay and graphics (may still keep a simple enough look though)

City with 50 NPCs one of which is infected and others become infected when they are caught.
You shoot the serum into the Zombies but they can be re-infected.

What do you think?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGrAyA6DMdY&feature=youtu.be

« Last Edit: 2015-Jul-22 by MrPlow »
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Re: New Zombie Game
« Reply #1 on: 2015-Jul-12 »
Im like the graphics and gameplay wice. Its very retro as well.

Im thinks im im would change something or just giving ideas. Im could see this game graphics being something like "Robotron" style, but with zombies.
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Re: New Zombie Game
« Reply #2 on: 2015-Jul-13 »
What size are the actual chars?

You are welcome to use the images from my Hallowian and Zomb'd games if they aren't too big - zombies are 18x20, faces are 24x24.
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Re: New Zombie Game
« Reply #3 on: 2015-Jul-13 »
Cheers Guys!

Those graphics are very nice! My char size is 8x8 but thats all configuarable...and easy to change.

I was very happy with the AI and infection rate. :)

I was considering limiting ammo and placing other weapons randomly for the player to search for...

Here is a link to the demo...if anyone would like a try it!
https://www.dropbox.com/s/hpbnlmn6x8217sm/ZombieBlock.zip?dl=0

Controls are
Q,A (Up / Down)
O,P (Left / Right)
Space (Fire serum antidote)
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Re: New Zombie Game
« Reply #4 on: 2015-Jul-13 »
Very interesting!!! the idea it's really nice, seems like a crazy pacman but too much interesing... Perhaps an interesting point for graphics it's do it in Isometric view like the old filmations... (perhaps it's too much complex for the walls and this thing), I like the idea a lot..

Let me say you a comment, perhaps a cool point can be a time for be infected , in this time perhaps can be more easy kill the enemy before change of state to Zombie...

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Re: New Zombie Game
« Reply #5 on: 2015-Jul-13 »
Thanks Mentalthink - I might do something like that - perhaps the longer they are zombies the harder they are to cure
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Re: New Zombie Game
« Reply #6 on: 2015-Jul-13 »
Why using spectrum control when we are on Windows.

Please use arrow keys for movements, eventually as alternative since it's don't conflict with the spectrum control at all, so both methods can been used sametime.

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Re: New Zombie Game
« Reply #7 on: 2015-Jul-13 »
Yeah good point - I will add arrow keys now.... :)

Did you try it?

Also - have an idea for a really fun game mechanic - hopefully it will work :)
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Re: New Zombie Game
« Reply #8 on: 2015-Jul-13 »
Yes. Im are just newer have been fan of Spectrum (read, im was a C64 user). Im do more came to thinks the graphics as a Fairchild F machine again (that machine im originally got when im created CatchOut).

There is a small bug. You if you press on the left/right wall, the square wont slide yp and down, if pressed left/right as well. Its do slide nicely on the up/down walls too.

The game could even been a dual stick game (hence im named Robotron). But no requirements, but just more fun.

Im do thinks the first infected should choosen by random.
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Re: New Zombie Game
« Reply #9 on: 2015-Jul-13 »
Nice going, I was thinking of spicing up that graveyard tatic cheesy game I did for this compo too.
Hopefully I can dig some 3 days for such.

Keep it up! :good:

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Re: New Zombie Game
« Reply #10 on: 2015-Jul-13 »
Thanks SF!

I will look at that bug...I have been adding new features already :)

The initial zombie is random but made generate at a reasonable distance from the player so as not to make it too easy.

 

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Re: New Zombie Game
« Reply #11 on: 2015-Jul-13 »
so start with two infecteded instead of one. This make sure they got somewhere spread from startup.
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Re: New Zombie Game
« Reply #12 on: 2015-Jul-13 »
Yes, maybe two infected is better!

I couldn't work out the movement bug you mentioned SF, but added arrow key in updated version

https://www.dropbox.com/s/hpbnlmn6x8217sm/ZombieBlock.zip?dl=0

New:
- Added explosive effects and mines!
- Ammo
- Random ammo placements
- M key to place a mine which is more powerful
- Zombies get harder to cure if left too long
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Re: New Zombie Game
« Reply #13 on: 2015-Jul-13 »
its was only happens when trying to sliding up/down on the vertical walls, well pressing on it. Not on the horizontal once.

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Re: New Zombie Game
« Reply #14 on: 2015-Jul-14 »
Ah, I see what you mean now...thanks!  :good:
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