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RC Helicopter simulator

05-22-2009, 10:29 AM
Joined: Feb 2009
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RC Helicopter simulator

HI all! I'm here to give a little sneak peak of my next game.
It's a radio commanded micro helicopter simulator, you'll have a very big house to explore (great 3D graphics), battery and damages you'll have to keep under control and some "helipads" where to land to have the battery recharged and damages fixed. What i like about this game are the controls, you have the same controls (and similar physics) of a 3 channel RC helicopter using multitouch.
The game will be first released just as a simulator, but soon after a another version will come with Infrared guns, enemies and some missions and higher price.....

I'm posting some screenshots and later today or tomorrow i'll post a video...

Please let me know your impressions and suggestions!
Bye all

edit: here is a video showing mainly the controls, notice that you get your battery charged when you land on one of the "heli pads".

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Last edited by FrozenPepper; 05-22-2009 at 11:42 PM.
05-22-2009, 10:33 AM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Cardiff, Wales, UK
Posts: 388
what a great idea. as long as it's jerk free with a great frame rate you'll be onto a sure fire winner. gameplay is so much more a seller than the coolest graphics and special fx you can muster.

that said, i'll be a paying customer

reminds me a small bit of vertisim (only without the central column) - http://www.peterhirschberg.com/vertisim/ - a vertibird simulator for the pc. i still got my original vertibird

05-22-2009, 10:34 AM
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It looks good. The graphics could be a bit better, but it looks excellent. I am really bad with RC helicopters. I had a 4ch one. I could take off, but not land. It 'flew away' and crashed into a tree, lol.

Hakuna Matata
05-22-2009, 05:40 PM
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Posts: 818
Wow that actually looks pretty good
05-22-2009, 06:01 PM
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wow looks amazing!! price?

this is my signature people get over it...
05-22-2009, 06:17 PM
Joined: Feb 2009
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I'm thinking of a .99 $ price for the launch and 1.99 for the simulator version, dont know yet about the game version.....
05-22-2009, 06:28 PM
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: USA
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Cool, looks great. I'll definitely get it if it's a buck
05-22-2009, 10:11 PM
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Originally Posted by FrozenPepper View Post
I'm thinking of a .99 $ price for the launch and 1.99 for the simulator version, dont know yet about the game version.....
Frozen Pepper, awesomeness!!!

Guaranteed buy. You've already got me hooked on Smith Shooter, you come up with the BEST ideas.

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05-22-2009, 10:17 PM
Joined: Dec 2008
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Hahaha, I've "borrowed" three of my little brother's mini-copters... I've broken every single one of them (yeah, I owe him). This'll be a little cheaper. It's all in the physics. Get it right, they will beat a path to your door.
05-22-2009, 10:31 PM
Looks very interesting, congratulations on a good idea.

You might want to think about adding tracks and little competitions like that old snes game Pilot Wings, that'll make your game awesome.