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Wicked World - [a fancy music based action-game]

04-09-2015, 12:08 PM
#1
Joined: Apr 2015
Location: Germany
Posts: 4
Wicked World - [a fancy music based action-game]

Hi there,

a friend and me are currently developing a small and fancy action-game and we are damned excited about feedback from the community! We got inspired by titles like "DJ Hero" or "Geometry Dash" and thought about making our own interpretation of music based games. The gameplay is simple, but the challenge is hard... you really have to get into that rhythm to master the tracks!



Features
  • Fancy spherical rendering
  • Harmony of music, colors, and gameplay
  • Great dance tracks that make you wanna dance
  • At least 8 ultimately challenging levels
  • Optionally: Music and maps from the community*

*We are not 100% sure, if this would be allowed on iOS, but we were thinking about adding a community track list that can be downloaded on demand. Otherwise, we are also thinking about including community tracks in the game itself and extending the list from update to update. Maybe with some kind of voting that is done before each update.

So, what do you think?
04-13-2015, 10:10 AM
#2
Joined: Apr 2015
Location: Germany
Posts: 4
Here are some WIP screenshots of our little fun game...

Avoid obstacles by jumping left or right...


Fly up and down by simple tapping...


Make 90 turns left or right in sync to the beat...

04-13-2015, 11:40 AM
#3
Joined: Nov 2012
Location: ID
Posts: 1,608
how we move inside the game?
This game looks pretty cool. Looking forward to try this.

Game Center ID: copaeci
04-13-2015, 11:48 AM
#4
Joined: Apr 2015
Location: Germany
Posts: 4
Quote:
Originally Posted by copaeci View Post
how we move inside the game?
Do you mean the controls? It depends on the current game mode. Currently, there are 3 within the demo track (with respect to the screenshots I posted):
1. Avoiding obstacles by tapping on the left or right side on the screen.
2. In the flying mode you just need simple tapping (as in Flappy Bird).
3. The zig-zag mode needs left and right again to make 90 turns (a bit like in GLTron, if you know and remember that :-))

Quote:
Originally Posted by copaeci View Post
This game looks pretty cool. Looking forward to try this.
Thank you very much. We tried our best to deliver some innovative rendering style and to our knowledge, stereographic rendering has never been applied to games before.
04-13-2015, 12:26 PM
#5
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: California, USA
Posts: 4,476
Quote:
Originally Posted by Triglade View Post

So, what do you think?
Whoa! What a trip! Very cool and unique take on a rhythm game! I'm definitely intrigued! Have to keep an eye out for this!
04-14-2015, 04:23 AM
#6
Joined: Apr 2015
Posts: 23
Wow really love the concept, and the swaping between topdown and lateral gameplay
04-14-2015, 04:36 AM
#7
Joined: Apr 2015
Location: Germany
Posts: 4
Quote:
Originally Posted by bigrand1 View Post
Whoa! What a trip! Very cool and unique take on a rhythm game! I'm definitely intrigued! Have to keep an eye out for this!
That sounds really positive. Thank you so much!

The question would be, if we could really build up a game based on music from the community. My only concern about this is its acceptance and if people are willing to contibute.

We are also not sure about the monetization concept. So far we are thinking about something totally new based on donations. For example, the next track is gonna be released, if we hit a certain threshold.
04-15-2015, 10:33 AM
#8
Joined: Apr 2015
Location: Aachen, Germany
Posts: 146
We just got the notification to present Wicked World at Apps World Germany next week.
If you attend the exhibition, just come to our booth and try the game prototype on your own.
By the way: Tickets for the exhibition are free!

Here is more information on our booth:
https://www.apps-world.net/germany/exhibitors/2156/
04-15-2015, 06:21 PM
#9
Joined: May 2014
Posts: 104
This game may be my Game of The Year. I hope it's premium, instant buy for me.
04-15-2015, 06:24 PM
#10
Joined: Aug 2012
Location: On the toilet
Posts: 4,289
This looks so cool and right up my alley.