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Upcoming flying/shooting game by Happymagenta: pixel-perfect or pixel-art, you choose

View Poll Results: Which style do you choose?
Pixel Perfect 28 49.12%
Pixel Art 29 50.88%
Voters: 57. You may not vote on this poll
03-21-2013, 05:13 PM
#1
Upcoming flying/shooting game by Happymagenta: pixel-perfect or pixel-art, you choose

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Sharing your impressions with our Pilot's Path game you told us that you want a game with lot's of guns and shooting.

We already have a working concept of such a shooter game and now are about to finally choose the graphic style, which will also affect the gameplay.

We're choosing between "pixel perfect" and "pixel art" graphic styles and would like to hear which one you like the most.

The style that we call "pixel perfect" is the one we use in Pilot's Path, a bit close to real life then to pixels, although painted and optimized for retina.

"Pixel art" is with big pixels and is a bit more "old style" - if you vote for it, then the game will get an additional and cool option - a completely destructible 3D landscape.

With either style the flying will be in a 3D space too, like in Pilot's Path game, however, with "pixel perfect" it will be hard to make it fully destructible, so we are thinking if the fun of smashing the whole landscape with "pixel art" will overweight a more detailed pic.

So, vote and tell us which one is the instabuy and may be what else you'd like to see in such a game. As always with out games in this category it will be optimized for all devices. And will also have an option to use a second device as a remote controller + TV Out and AirPlay support.

Last edited by Happybyte; 03-23-2013 at 12:07 PM. Reason: trying to fix the poll
03-21-2013, 05:16 PM
#2
Any release date?
I voted pixel art

03-21-2013, 05:18 PM
#3
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I voted pixel perfect. Other developers can do decent pixel art, but Pilot's Path and Video Poker are just stunningly beautiful, I wouldn't want to waste the chance to get another game with graphics of that quality.

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03-23-2013, 10:06 AM
#4
Thanks for votes I hope more people will vote too.

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Any release date?
I hope around 3 months or so.
03-23-2013, 11:48 AM
#5
Nooooooooooes!

I can't choose! They both look GREAT!

Is it possible to use the first (which I lean toward) and include the second as a "mode" or something?

DBC

I give up.
03-25-2013, 09:44 AM
#6
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Originally Posted by Drummerboycroy View Post
I can't choose! They both look GREAT!
Thanks :-) That's why it's hard choosing between them.

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Originally Posted by Drummerboycroy View Post
Is it possible to use the first (which I lean toward) and include the second as a "mode" or something?
That's the idea that comes to our minds too.

We can make two game editions or two skins - however, in order to make it done we'll have to focus on one style first.

Tried to add a "use both styles" into the poll but it doesn't seem to be editable :-0 So, if you like both, then let us know - but also please vote for the style you'd like to see done first.
03-25-2013, 09:56 AM
#7
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Originally Posted by Happybyte View Post
Thanks :-) That's why it's hard choosing between them.



That's the idea that comes to our minds too.

We can make two game editions or two skins - however, in order to make it done we'll have to focus on one style first.

Tried to add a "use both styles" into the poll but it doesn't seem to be editable :-0 So, if you like both, then let us know - but also please vote for the style you'd like to see done first.
Could you just be less awesome at graphics? That would seriously expedite the process of choosing...

As much as I love the second, Imma vote for the first.

Edit: Pixel-art is winning, and I am totally cool with that!

DBC

I give up.

Last edited by Drummerboycroy; 03-25-2013 at 09:57 AM. Reason: Voted and saw results...
03-25-2013, 10:33 AM
#8
Pixel Perfect please.

Your art style's pretty strong for a shmup.

Reminds me of a game I used to play on the SNES.


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03-25-2013, 11:12 AM
#9
Pixel Art. It looks awesome!
03-26-2013, 03:13 PM
#10
Thanks for votes and very motivating replies!

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Originally Posted by Drummerboycroy View Post
Could you just be less awesome at graphics? That would seriously expedite the process of choosing...
It's quite hard too, really. However, sometimes I'm getting much closer to your point. Without an irresistible run for perfection we probably would release things much faster.