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I hope everyone gets the Plague this winter!

03-20-2012, 10:04 AM
#1
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 162
I hope everyone gets the Plague this winter!

Plague - the game, that is! It's not easy getting people excited about the Plague, so I thought I would start now; maybe by the time it comes out in Nov/Dec, folks will want to give the Plague to all their loved ones for the Holidays! You can watch my silly video here:http://kck.st/zXuoCd



You play as a poor, unfortunate, disease-ridden peasant, spreading the Plague to each level's medieval inhabitants. You try to create a chain reaction of coughing and death - but in a fun way!


Plague starts in the countryside, and continues into more and more densely populated levels.



Will your carrier cough at just the right time to infect that innkeeper or cook? Will that newly-infected cook spread the Plague to his server, and then on to their customers?
Leveling up your carrier's stats will make you more potent and more successful-- Cough Spray Radius, Life Expectancy, Potency, etc.-- so when you replay a level you can try to infect a few more.
Here's an early animation test:
http://youtu.be/YqSzC4ig8Pg
I'm only a month into development, but I'll post updates every month as I create the Plague. Stay tuned!
Peter
http://kck.st/zXuoCd
http://www.artofpeterwhite.com

Last edited by Samuraipeter; 04-03-2012 at 06:47 AM. Reason: added sick bubbles gif
03-20-2012, 10:44 AM
#2
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 3,585
Your Kick Starter link indicates the Plague will be spreading to the iPad as well, which is good news to us iPad owners.

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03-20-2012, 10:52 AM
#3
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 162
Yes, definitely! I am an iPadder(?) but the Plague will be on both iPads and iPhones.
03-20-2012, 11:26 AM
#4
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 624
I've always wanted the plague!
03-20-2012, 12:18 PM
#5
Joined: Aug 2011
Location: Atlantic, IA
Posts: 280
Seems like a really good game. I really like the sound of the game play can't wait to see more.

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03-20-2012, 01:44 PM
#6
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 162
Thanks! Who doesn't love a game that has something called a 'Cough Radius'?
03-20-2012, 06:27 PM
#7
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,202
Quote:
Originally Posted by Samuraipeter View Post
Thanks! Who doesn't love a game that has something called a 'Cough Radius'?
LOL... The concept has definitely piqued my interest. Will surely follow this title. Very unique, very interesting. And from what has been revealed, looks good too.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
03-21-2012, 05:00 AM
#8
Joined: Dec 2011
Location: Seattle WA (USA)
Posts: 315
Wow, this looks really cool. Especially the 'Cough Spray Radius'. Sounds lethal! Looking forward to this one!

Favorite games:

League of Evil 2, Rocket Bits, Super Crate Box, Retro Racing, INC, Choco Run, Swordigo.
03-21-2012, 05:34 AM
#9
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Minneapolis, USA
Posts: 3,654
Looking forward to playing a human WMD on iOS this winter.
03-24-2012, 05:10 PM
#10
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 162
Here's a work in progress of one of the death animations:


There's more info here:http://kck.st/zXuoCd