Turtle Rescue (aka Untitled Turtle Project)

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Turtle Rescue (aka Untitled Turtle Project)

Post by jsherman » Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:40 am

So here's the result of starting with nothing and roughly 8 hours of exploring NES Maker's capabilities:

I give you the worst video game ever! ;)

I still have a lot to learn, but my goal is to make a cute little game where our hero turtle collects seashells while dodging crabs and maybe other nasties.
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Re: Untitled Turtle Project

Post by jsherman » Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:42 am

Second attachment didn't seem to take, so here it is again. Sorry... learning how this particular forum works here.
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Re: Untitled Turtle Project

Post by JakeSpencer » Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:40 pm

I would happily try out the Untitled Turtle Project : )
Check out my YouTube channel: "Jake's Amateur Gaymers"
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAXuTZ ... fyw_kzC4Zw
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Re: Untitled Turtle Project

Post by TheNew8bitHeroes » Sun Apr 22, 2018 8:52 pm

Awesome! Love seeing that someone made a non-human protagonist! You're the first, that honor belongs to you! :-)

Don't worry, in the next beta update (at least, for May) you'll be able to do cool things with collecting objects and whatnot (and a lot more). Great job!
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Re: Untitled Turtle Project

Post by Bucket Mouse » Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:16 am

TheNew8bitHeroes wrote:
Sun Apr 22, 2018 8:52 pm
Awesome! Love seeing that someone made a non-human protagonist! You're the first, that honor belongs to you! :-)
No one's done an inanimate object yet! I'm doin' that one.
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Re: Untitled Turtle Project

Post by jsherman » Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:40 pm

I tried to upload a video, but wow, did YouTube compress the hell out of it. In the meantime, I cooked up a slightly better title screen. I found the special screen editor was very stubborn with setting multiple palettes.
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Re: Untitled Turtle Project

Post by jsherman » Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:22 pm

Testing uploading a Zip file containing a video.
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Re: Untitled Turtle Project

Post by erockbrox » Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:14 am

Youtube seems to usually work just fine for me. I wonder if it was another issue that lead to the high compression.
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Re: Untitled Turtle Project

Post by Mihoshi20 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:12 am

I really like this idea, it's cute and sounds like it'll have a classic arcadey feel to it. I could have easily seen this being on the NES back in the 80's.
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Re: Untitled Turtle Project

Post by jsherman » Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:05 pm

Played around with the graphics, added some mean crabbies, and finally resolved some bad tile definitions. This is almost passable for a game.
No magic win button yet, though. :D

https://youtu.be/o0zL8wAHDPM
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