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D-FENDER : Prototype , TowerDefense Platformer
SilverTES
Member #16,572
October 2016

Here is a more advanced prototype of my game :

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video

Some features added :

- Level & Enemy wave defined in a JSON file.
- GameState & Menu + Customisable GUI (Possible to change skin in realtime).
- GamePad configuration.
- Specific skill for each player (Sniper, Atomiser, ...).
- Players get damage by enemies if they touch them.
- Other things I forgot.

Some problems persist :

- when I use Vsync, I have a little lag,
- when I use Allegro5 timer method for fps limitation, I have screen tearing/stuttering.
- When I use Allegro5 Joystick input, there are disturbing lag whatever the method I do (event or read joystate directly).

But overall the game run fine ;).

Eric Johnson
Member #14,841
January 2013
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D-FENDER looks like a lot of fun! I know my brother especially would enjoy playing it (he's a big fan of tower defense games). :D

When will the game be available for the public to try out?

Neil Roy
Member #2,229
April 2002
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Looks good, nice job!

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SilverTES
Member #16,572
October 2016

Thanks ^^.

I need to make a more userfriendly menu especially for the controller setting.
Anyway, thank you for your interest.

Here is a more long video I record with other players(my family), I think it's a good overview of the :

video

Some artworks :
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Neil Roy
Member #2,229
April 2002
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Nice. By the way, if you use square brackets around Youtube links, it will show the video in your message

You type this...
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pd8XDpD7EO0]

It will show up like this...

video

Edit: Just checked that video out, that gets crazy near the end! Nice idea for a game.

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Deluxe Pacman (website now gone)
"I am not ashamed of my belief in God."

SilverTES
Member #16,572
October 2016

Oh, thanks for the tips :)
Yeah, it's near the end, but it more complicate to polish a game even a playable demo for simple user.

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