[FF]Random stuff/ RTS project

Posted by FireflyX on Jan. 3, 2008, 5:58 p.m.

Hello i'm back did you all miss me? No? Oh well nevermind. I was just having what i call an internet break. I have a couple each year and during that break i will not use the internet for any longer than an hour each day. Why do i do this? I have no freakin idea. It usually tends to happen when i've been doing a lot of my website and then i just get bored with it. My site was supposed to be released christmas eve but.. meh. I am proud to say that it now does just about everything 64digits does which was my primary target: Make a 64digits :p don't know when it'll be finished so don't ask me. I am working on a chatroom at the moment which, for the benefit of those few people who have the link, can't yet be accessed from the site.

Also something I started working on during my internet break was a command and conquer style rts. I have just about mastered rts movement. If you have ever played a command and conquer game before then you probably know that you have to draw a box to select your units then click a spot and the selected units will move there.Well it took me nearly 2 days but i managed it:

I'm also doing all the sprites for the game myself and my brothers doing the music to make it original. But that means that i can't call it command and conquer. Anyone think of a good rts name?

As for the base i've done the power plant and the construction yard so far. They do animate but i couldn't be bothered making gifs:

And you can also take over civilian buildings like in red alert 2:

The spriting is taking more time than the coding at the moment since not only do i have to do the buildings but do destroy sequences and build sequences for the base buildings… but it is coming along nicely. Like my site i have no idea when i'll be releasing it by >_> but i hope it won't be too long.

p.s Which mother fucker removed me from their favorite user list >:( Mystery solved, twas Basil

Comments

TDOT 13 years, 2 months ago

*runs around in circles waiting for static fire*

The rts sounds interesting. Sprites are quite good I must say. I've never attempted an RTS before (not my kind of game), but I've often heard that the movement gives people 100 different kinds of issues.

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p.s Which mother fucker removed me from their favorite user list >:(
Wasn't me :P.

~TDOT>

FireflyX 13 years, 2 months ago

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often heard that the movement gives people 100 different kinds of issues.
Hence why it took me nearly days of constant work to do it :p

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Wasn't me :P.
Glad to here it. But whoever it was…… >:(

Polystyrene Man 13 years, 2 months ago

I've started ~10 RTSs and finished exactly zero. Good luck.

FireflyX 13 years, 2 months ago

I never finish anything. Last time i finished a game was october 06 but i'm determined to finish this one.

s 13 years, 2 months ago

You see, making good graphics to do stuff like that means you can't do cheap sprite fade type effects for destruction. I don't know how you people do all that

From what you've shown with GM, it'll fall victim to fatigue

RoyalSmacketh 13 years, 2 months ago

Making RTS games sucks. I have tried.

FireflyX 13 years, 2 months ago

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From what you've shown with GM, it'll fall victim to fatigue
No, no, no! I will not get bored with this project, i must finish it!

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Making RTS games sucks. I have tried.
Whys that then?

basilamer 13 years, 2 months ago

I told Arcalyth to clear out my favorite users. He did; that's why you lost one friend.

I'll re-add you.

FireflyX 13 years, 2 months ago

Oh i see. Hey wait… I had 49 friends, your favorite users got cleared meaning i had 48, you re added me i have 50…. doesn't add up :p

RoyalSmacketh 13 years, 2 months ago

Because there has to be so many objects and stuff. I tried making an Age of Empire like game and I failed.