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Block Ops - Voxel based FPS

11-29-2012, 01:02 PM
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Block Ops - Voxel based FPS

Hello everyone,

Block Ops is a new, voxel based first person shooter game currently in development for iOs. The game will feature a tongue-in-cheek, humorous look at modern gaming (the modern military shooter subgenre in particular) combined with a destructible, block-based world.

Here are some screenshots and a gameplay video:







YouTube: video
11-29-2012, 03:50 PM
#2
Ummm...... Minecraft with guns? hah.

11-29-2012, 03:51 PM
#3
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 624
This has potential to be awesome
11-29-2012, 03:57 PM
#4
Joined: Jun 2012
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Posts: 286
Reminds of that bloc game for PC, this looks cool!
11-29-2012, 04:45 PM
#5
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Originally Posted by Platyrrhine View Post
This has potential to be awesome
Indeed it does. Anxious to see more about this one!

Currently Enjoying: BUG HEROES 2
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Originally Posted by JBRUU View Post
Ninny speaks the truth.
11-29-2012, 04:52 PM
#6
Joined: Aug 2012
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Originally Posted by SmackDatButt View Post
Ummm...... Minecraft with guns? hah.
It only uses the minecrafts art style, nothing else.

It sure has potential though.
11-29-2012, 05:12 PM
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Joined: Dec 2011
Location: Seattle, WA
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Originally Posted by SmackDatButt View Post
Ummm...... Minecraft with guns? hah.
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Originally Posted by Primoz View Post
It only uses the minecrafts art style, nothing else.

It sure has potential though.
Not even close; Minecraft uses pixels and very basic polygon models.

Voxels are cuboid pixels, with one color and varying sizes. Because of how they're designed, they're actually much less graphically draining than polygons and pixels. You could effectively display billions of voxels on screen, and you would hardly notice the performance hit (so long as your GPU isn't run of the mill or integrated).

It's a much more innovative graphical design than Minecraft. Assuming each voxel has physics simulation, bullets could tear through individual voxels, allowing you to make your own entrances in walls and such.

For a good game to see what voxels can do, check out Voxatron.
11-29-2012, 10:12 PM
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Joined: Aug 2012
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Originally Posted by Triscuitable View Post
Not even close; Minecraft uses pixels and very basic polygon models.
All I said was that the game looks like minecraft, but isn't similiar in any other way to it...
11-29-2012, 10:19 PM
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Joined: Jan 2012
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Just as a heads-up to people, this game is made by Rory Harvey. Rory Harvey made Slender-Man, House of Slender, and a bunch of other games that are 100% clones to other games, like a pokemon clone, Mobile Monsters, and around 3 or 4 different minecraft clones. He doesn't make very good games tbh. He posts games and snags a quick dollar, from the willing.
11-29-2012, 05:12 PM
#10
The game looks really nice. I want to see more images and the controls seem similar to slender.