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« Reply #60 on: May 18, 2009, 07:24:06 AM »

Opera freezes, but it works with Internet Explorer, I hope this will be fixed soon other than that it's great. Kiss

OMG I just saw that there is an underground if you dig down. After that you fall down into blue sky.
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« Reply #61 on: May 18, 2009, 07:45:34 AM »

Man this is addictive even without any objectives when you put them in I may be losing a lot of my life. A couple of things I didn't like the digging and placing of blocks were really inaccurate on my pc and I reached the top and it wouldn't let me put down anymore blocks but it didn't let me know why I couldn't place anymore blocks. A few more tools would be nice for example a tool to place multiple blocks at once or to dig out multiple blocks at once. Also badly needed is a save system but I bet that's already in the works.

As a start the game has a lot of potential and the fps was very stable and best of all it runs in a browser meaning I can play it at work  Beer!
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« Reply #62 on: May 18, 2009, 08:04:15 AM »

I've been playing this like crazy for 2 days now. Making underground towns, big towers and whatnot. It's definitely awesome, looking forward to the game modes.

Are we gonna have some sort of water in later builds? I'd love to build dams, lake houses, etc.
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« Reply #63 on: May 18, 2009, 08:30:24 AM »

Man this is addictive even without any objectives when you put them in I may be losing a lot of my life. A couple of things I didn't like the digging and placing of blocks were really inaccurate on my pc and I reached the top and it wouldn't let me put down anymore blocks but it didn't let me know why I couldn't place anymore blocks. A few more tools would be nice for example a tool to place multiple blocks at once or to dig out multiple blocks at once. Also badly needed is a save system but I bet that's already in the works.

As a start the game has a lot of potential and the fps was very stable and best of all it runs in a browser meaning I can play it at work  Beer!
That's what I said =p.
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« Reply #64 on: May 18, 2009, 08:44:12 AM »

I've been playing this like crazy for 2 days now. Making underground towns, big towers and whatnot. It's definitely awesome, looking forward to the game modes.

Are we gonna have some sort of water in later builds? I'd love to build dams, lake houses, etc.

Yes. And I want waterfalls. I'm trying to figure out the best way of doing this.
A water spawner tile would probably be silly.
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« Reply #65 on: May 18, 2009, 09:19:11 AM »

How about a water tile like in Platform racing two? (It slows you down but is a block and you can jump a bit higher) Plus it wouldn't lag up the game with the water physics part.

EDIT: I made a vid for the game.


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« Reply #66 on: May 18, 2009, 01:39:11 PM »

It runs very well on my computer. I think I've mostly got around 400-700fps.
I'd agree that I think this would work really well as a sandbox multiplayer game, similar to blockland, but simpler and quicker. Building stuff is already good fun, I think it just takes a little long, for example if you want to build a big castle. But maybe that's alright and it really should just be multiplayer, so that you can work on that stuff cooperatively to speed it up Smiley

Though, much more importantly: Torches! Grin

Speaking of castles:


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« Reply #67 on: May 18, 2009, 01:43:45 PM »

I get around 45-85 FPS, but it's smooth. Does my computer suck or something or is it just cause' I share my internet with 5 other computers?  Undecided
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« Reply #68 on: May 18, 2009, 02:07:00 PM »

I think a water spawner might be alright. You can put it in some... hole you like and then it could fill the tile level (and below) with water. Like the lava in Infiniminer, only blue and you can swim in it.

The problem with it would be that if you accidentally put it somewhere really high, it could possibly flood the whole map. But think of the possibilities if you could manage to handle it.
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« Reply #69 on: May 18, 2009, 02:11:09 PM »

Instead of doing multiplayer, I implemented water. A video will show up shortly on my blog.

Speaking of that, what's the proper netiquette for posting news when I post both on my blog and here? I don't want to crosspost, but perhaps that's the best option?
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« Reply #70 on: May 18, 2009, 02:15:41 PM »

A blog on here would work. But please saving is a must  Big Laff craziness is bad
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« Reply #71 on: May 18, 2009, 02:25:15 PM »

I'll see what I can do. =)
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« Reply #72 on: May 18, 2009, 02:31:27 PM »

That water looks really nice, for something so simple. Very atmospheric!
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« Reply #73 on: May 18, 2009, 02:31:40 PM »

Thanks I think I need more coffee Coffee
The water is cool though   Smiley
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« Reply #74 on: May 18, 2009, 02:42:43 PM »

Awwright.

With this new feature, I'll be able to make my underground towns even awesomer.

All I need is a game saving now...
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« Reply #75 on: May 18, 2009, 02:46:36 PM »

Will it be added to the public release today?
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« Reply #76 on: May 18, 2009, 02:48:48 PM »

No, it's too unstable. The next update should be within three days. =)

Per request, I've switched priorities between level saving and multiplayer, so the next version will probably have saving as well.
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« Reply #77 on: May 18, 2009, 02:50:00 PM »

Woot  Grin my craziness is over
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« Reply #78 on: May 18, 2009, 03:06:22 PM »

I agree, the water is sweet Smiley I'm not sure if there's a name for the kind of simple colour scheme like this one, as it seems to be quite common for platformers and such. Anyway, I hope you stick to that. The bright green and blue, the brown and gray, it really works very well for a game about creating little worlds Smiley

Actually having moats full of water now will be a huge improvement :D

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Awww, look who's come to pay a visit and hack at some dirt:

I could actually take exactly two screenshots right before Firefox decided to crash on me Big Laff
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« Reply #79 on: May 19, 2009, 04:42:34 AM »

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