[Challenge] The Tower of Mani-Chaka

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[Challenge] The Tower of Mani-Chaka
« on: March 19, 2009, 22:27:49 »
The world has started disappearing into purple void, and a mysterious voice tells Juni to go to the tower.

This level will have a few neat little concepts I've come up with. Such as taking away power ups in areas and hiding enemies behind blocks to create "security systems". It is a small, medium difficulty level and it will hopefully have music from the game Vexx.
The level is already done, but I'm waiting until I finish Flipping Out to release it.

There is one thing that would be nice to add to the level that I do not have. If anyone could make me a silhouetted whale custom object swimming around in the background, I would be very appreciative :)

EDIT: Oh yeah, added the plot.
« Last Edit: March 19, 2009, 22:43:03 by Gorfinhofin »


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Re: [Challenge] The Tower of Mani-Chaka
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2009, 00:18:18 »
Hey, looks nice! :O Now, by "silhouetted" do you mean Night Game silhouetted, or semi-transparent silouetted?
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Re: [Challenge] The Tower of Mani-Chaka
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2009, 00:57:37 »
I've always been a fan of your levels, Gorf, and I await this one's completion.

Could we have a bit more specification on the whale object?  In particular, how big should it be?

Re: [Challenge] The Tower of Mani-Chaka
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2009, 01:16:14 »
This level will have a few neat little concepts I've come up with. Such as taking away power ups in areas
I can not believe that you are the sole inventor of that technique. The level looks awesome, though.
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Re: [Challenge] The Tower of Mani-Chaka
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2009, 02:07:19 »
I can not believe that you are the sole inventor of that technique. The level looks awesome, though.
Well, I'm using it in a unique way X-P

And about the whale, I'd like it to be shaped like a blue or humpback whale, semi-transparent, and maybe 3x2 tile-wise?


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Re: [Challenge] The Tower of Mani-Chaka
« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2009, 02:11:31 »
I can not believe that you are the sole inventor of that technique. The level looks awesome, though.
Well, I'm using it in a unique way X-P

And about the whale, I'd like it to be shaped like a blue or humpback whale, semi-transparent, and maybe 3x2 tile-wise?
Yeah...I can't do semi-transparent stuff 'cause I use MS Paint and Paint.net and GIMP confuse me. Sorry.  :oops:
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Re: [Challenge] The Tower of Mani-Chaka
« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2009, 02:15:40 »
maybe do it collaboratively: one person makes the pixel art (->whale shape frames), another one with "advanced" transparency "skills" applies the desired settings? X)
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Re: [Challenge] The Tower of Mani-Chaka
« Reply #7 on: March 20, 2009, 02:17:57 »
maybe do it collaboratively: one person makes the pixel art (->whale shape frames), another one with "advanced" transparency "skills" applies the desired settings? X)
Yeah, well I'm not good with background stuff in general.  :oops: Like, I don't know how to make it look like it's far away without making it semi-transparent.
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Re: [Challenge] The Tower of Mani-Chaka
« Reply #8 on: March 20, 2009, 02:35:08 »
I can fix the transparency to my liking later. Just worry about the shape of the whale :)


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Re: [Challenge] The Tower of Mani-Chaka
« Reply #9 on: March 20, 2009, 03:45:48 »
I can fix the transparency to my liking later. Just worry about the shape of the whale :)
Ok.

EDIT: I can't make the whale move 'cause I suck at that kind of stuff. I'm only good with stationary CO's, but that may change in the future. *shrugs*
...Sorry. :(
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Re: [Challenge] The Tower of Mani-Chaka
« Reply #10 on: March 20, 2009, 05:10:32 »
You could post what you made and other people could try animating it.


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Re: [Challenge] The Tower of Mani-Chaka
« Reply #11 on: March 20, 2009, 05:16:49 »
I wanna make whale! ...unless I forget. Well anyway, I'll have a go at it.

P.S. Whale = Win
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