This weeks dev log might be a little short as we have not worked on Rogue Flight all that much. But we have done a ton of work on our Github GameOff on Itchi.io game jam. Called The Core. So we can talk about that quite a bit. So lets jump straight into things.
Not much to show here, we are working on changes as they appear and we are still writing some content.
Rogue Flight Development
Again not to much here as we have been concentrating on the Github GameOff but we have worked on the new player health/energy UI and added some feedback to when the player gets hit. Should be back on Rogue Flight by the end of November.
The Core Development
We have a ton to share about The core. But we first have to talk about the game jam’s theme. This years theme is throwback and it has a ton of definitions and ways of interpreting it. We took it as a throwback to old school Atari games with simple shapes as graphics, simple mechanics and neon colors. We also thought of text adventure games. So we put this all together to make a Missile Command inspire game mixed with resource management and a text adventure dungeon. I know, it sounds weird. But it has been a blast to build.
The Core as it stands is about a team of researchers and miners who have landed on the largest asteroid in an asteroid belt to check the viability of mining asteroids. But things start to go south soon after they land. They learn that they need to protect the asteroid from colliding with other object as it is slowly destroying the asteroid. Some auto turrets have been built and all seems like a solid plan as they continue to build their resources and supplies for an extended stay on their new home. But things turn for the worse as the miners find a labyrinth inside the asteroid, and upon finding it, it seems the danger of everything falling apart has grown, they even had some unwanted visitors. But the researchers and miners do what they do best, they keep exploring and learning about this seemingly harmless asteroid.
Players will defend their new home from oncoming dangers, they will need to keep their supplies up to survive via a resource gathering system. And most importantly learn about the depths of the asteroid via a text adventure. Will the player learn of the asteroids secrets before the oncoming dangers destroy the asteroid.
So what does this game have? Check out our doc to see all the features , but see a very very very condensed list below
- Turret Defense systems
- Upgrade System
- Resource Management
- Full text adventure
- Research System
We have a good chunk of it completed and are thinking of putting out an early build late next week, so stay tuned for that.
We also worked on some logo concepts below and we even received a concept from one of our twitter followers which is quite amazing – is the follower. Go follow her, she also streams so go check that out also.
Let us know which logo you like best!
That wraps up this weeks dev logo!
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