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THEM - An old guy with a cane that kills people

07-11-2010, 08:01 PM
#1
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Posts: 25
THEM - An old guy with a cane that kills people

Hi all,

Being new to the forums I thought that I would post some info about an iPhone game that I am currently working on. The title of the game will be "THEM". To give you a brief idea about the game, it is basically a side-scroller shooter(2.5d made with Unity iPhone) where you play as an old guy that has been caught selling secrets. Now "THEM", the organization that you (the player) previously worked for, wants to terminate you.

Below are a couple screenshots of the game. I am keeping the game black and white with a "cutout" feel to the graphics. It helps the graphics pop off the screen and looks really good on the iPhone and iPad. The images attached are: A cinematic screenshot(the actual camera during gameplay is farther away.); The splash screen for the game; Finally the menu for the game. I am aiming for an August release for the title as that will coincide with an article being published about my game in the Unity Creative Magazine this September.

Also, make sure to check out my blog here for the latest info on the game. I will be releasing a trailer soon as well as gameplay videos.
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07-11-2010, 08:04 PM
#2
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 437
The art looks great! Can't wait to see a gameplay video.

07-11-2010, 08:06 PM
#3
Joined: Jan 2010
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Hmmm...unique. Can't tell much from those screenies though. Can't wait for a video.

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07-11-2010, 08:08 PM
#4
Joined: May 2010
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Old man with a cane that kills people? Sounds like one of my co-workers... except that instead of killing people he makes their lives as miserable as can be.
07-11-2010, 08:09 PM
#5
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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Originally Posted by RonBurgundy View Post
Old man with a cane that kills people? Sounds like one of my co-workers... except that instead of killing people he makes their lives as miserable as can be.
Ha ha! That made my day!
07-11-2010, 08:10 PM
#6
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Posts: 25
@RonBurgundy @ASB Thanks! I'm working on the gameplay vids right now. Hopefully I can get them done soon.
07-11-2010, 11:34 PM
#7
Joined: May 2009
Location: Somewhere
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The name was more than enough to get me interested. Any game involving old men with canes who kill people must be insane.
07-11-2010, 11:37 PM
#8
Joined: May 2009
Location: The Underworld
Posts: 9,230
darnit...I thought this was going to be a game about giant ants

...but the screenshots and premise do sound intriguing, looking forward to hearing more

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I don't want to alarm anyone, but I just played this, felt a tingle, rushed to the bathroom, and urinated rainbows and glitter.
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Yesss, I'm off for a leak to see if the same happens for me.
07-12-2010, 04:16 AM
#9
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Cardiff, UK
Posts: 353
Awesome art style!
07-12-2010, 05:27 AM
#10
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: Swansea, UK
Posts: 8,376
Love the dark visuals. Can't wait to see some more.

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