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Bandit's Shark Showdown

10-31-2015, 12:16 PM
#1
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Bandit's Shark Showdown

This is in the TV Section too but will be coming out on iPad / iPhone very soon (prob Nov 17).

This has nothing to do (control wise) to shark eaters. So don't compare. Its top down - dpad, 360.


10-31-2015, 08:35 PM
#2
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Location: California, USA
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YES! Maybe this is the one I've been waiting so long for! I thought Shark Eaters was gonna be the one, but in the end, it was not intuitive at all control-wise, and no matter how much time I put into it, I could never get good and never got very far into it. It became a lot of frustrating work instead, and sadly I ended up not playing it anymore. It IS beautiful, and the graphics seriously rock and are super fluid, though. This looks similar, but from the top down, but mostly I'm hoping it controls better and that's what I'm looking at and what really matters to me when it's all said and done! I can't wait to play this! One more thing--is there gonna be an Android version too?

Last edited by bigrand1; 10-31-2015 at 08:37 PM.

10-31-2015, 09:46 PM
#3
Looks great! The animations are very fluid.

This should easily find it's way to my iPod6.
11-01-2015, 05:52 AM
#4
Joined: Sep 2014
Location: Greece
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The art style is gorgeous! I think cell-shading works wonders, and the color palette is soothing yet vibrant at the same time.

The animation is as fluid as it was on SharkEaters, which is to say- astounding

Controls, i can't help but feel that this is how SharkEaters should have controlled from the beginning (i think i brought you the 2-d axis only idea on the forums)

Some ideas i immediately have for you are :
1) add permanently unlockable animals that handle differently after bandit, not once per 12 hours etc.
2) add cosmetic unlockables that could give bonuses, ie a tracer that adds the map, a magnet to attract fish, a coin necklace for bonus coins etc.
3) add different goals in the missions, maybe an escort of young dolphins and you have to protect them? protect a dolphin "nest" from constantly invading sharks? etc

And of course, pleaseeeee bring it to iphone/ipad, i will buy it immediately!
Good luck with everything, and if you need an extra tester / idea giver, i'm here
11-01-2015, 10:46 AM
#5
Joined: Apr 2014
Posts: 362
Quote:
Originally Posted by bigrand1 View Post
YES! Maybe this is the one I've been waiting so long for! I thought Shark Eaters was gonna be the one, but in the end, it was not intuitive at all control-wise, and no matter how much time I put into it, I could never get good and never got very far into it. It became a lot of frustrating work instead, and sadly I ended up not playing it anymore. It IS beautiful, and the graphics seriously rock and are super fluid, though. This looks similar, but from the top down, but mostly I'm hoping it controls better and that's what I'm looking at and what really matters to me when it's all said and done! I can't wait to play this! One more thing--is there gonna be an Android version too?
Heard you all with controls.

We will go wider this time with platform. Microsoft surface definitely (which is an awesome device imo). Steam, Xbox, Playstation.. depend on the logistics of getting sdk's etc. Maybe android- not sure yet.

It will be probably be free - with maybe a pay wall for the last level or 1/2 way through, or just for skins. Suggestions anyone ?

Something like that so you can pay some small fee to unlock the whole thing but 90% free.

Do you want a roam mode ?

Last edited by DolphinFlipJumpSpin; 11-01-2015 at 10:49 AM.
11-09-2015, 10:02 AM
#6
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Release date

Looks like week of Nov 16th - 20th.
11-09-2015, 10:29 AM
#7
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Location: Greece
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yayyyy! for ios universal, right?
11-10-2015, 09:50 AM
#8
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Posts: 362
yeah should be - what device are you on ?
11-10-2015, 11:08 AM
#9
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ipadAir2 and iphone 6s+ when it arrives this month

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Originally Posted by DolphinFlipJumpSpin View Post
yeah should be - what device are you on ?
11-14-2015, 12:03 AM
#10
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