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Retro Castlevania Type game in development ,1st Screenshots of it!!

08-31-2012, 12:58 AM
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Always interested in games like this; looking forward to giving this a look as soon as possible!
08-31-2012, 07:55 AM
I think that badly drawn graphics in Paint are not Retro... I donīt like those graphics, at all; if the game is good, you should upgrade them, they look careless and made in a hurry.

08-31-2012, 08:01 AM
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Well to be fair those graphics are better than your last effort, but still not great.

I'm hoping gameplay will be good, would like to see a gameplay video first. Be interesting to see if Apple pass this once you submit it.

I'm sure you are good at coding the games, but i still think you need to find some graphics person. I will give it a fair chance if it comes out but some of those screenshots are a bit bizarre, people floating in midair/lots of crazy colours etc !
08-31-2012, 10:17 AM
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I would have to agree with some of the other comments. I'm certainly not saying this was the case but the graphics do look like they were made in a rush. Just my opinion.
09-02-2012, 01:56 PM
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Doesnt look retro, but if the gameplay's good then i'll bite.

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09-03-2012, 12:59 AM
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Originally Posted by CrunchyGamer View Post
I think that badly drawn graphics in Paint are not Retro...
Sorry, but I have to agree with this one.
09-03-2012, 10:56 PM
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Thanks for the gameplay video.
09-04-2012, 12:23 PM
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I thought you used DisplayRecorder. Now I'm wondering... What program did you use?
09-04-2012, 01:14 PM
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Are you planning on using these as the final game graphics? The animations are really clunky, too. If these are temp graphics, please disregard this, but it is a major turn off for me on this project.
09-09-2012, 01:38 PM
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Yeah i'm torn on this one, i'm still finding the graphics quite bizarre, better than his last effort which Apple rejected, but hmmm.

But yeah its about gameplay so i may give this a chance unless its at some crazy price.

But i wish this dev would try to get someone else to do the graphics, again i would love to have the skills just to create an app so he has talent, but on the graphic side of it he has to find someone to work with.