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Lemma - demo is out!

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evanofsky

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    [color=rgb(51,51,51)][font=Georgia]After an unexpected 24 hour delay, the demo is finally out, and the Kickstarter is live! I'm running on 3 hours of sleep, but here's some things you might not have seen since the last release:[/font][/color]
    [color=rgb(51,51,51)][font=Georgia]The bouncy cubes are now more like crumbly cubes. They crumble when you touch them.[/font][/color]
    [color=rgb(51,51,51)][font=Georgia]WickedSereneAmazonparrot.gif[/font][/color]

    [color=rgb(51,51,51)][font=Georgia]After getting some fantastic feedback from the wonderful folks on Reddit and TIGForums, I went on a level design rampage and re-worked a few of the tight frustrating areas. Here's one of the redesigned sections:[/font][/color]
    [color=rgb(51,51,51)][font=Georgia]yPvFi4hl.jpg[/font][/color]

    [color=rgb(51,51,51)][font=Georgia]I also made a significant change to the movement code for the first time in a while. Your momentum is now maintained when turning, unless you do a complete 180. Surprisingly, it didn't break any of my level design. The same places are still accessible or inaccessible, but the game just feels much faster and more responsive.[/font][/color]
    [color=rgb(51,51,51)][font=Georgia]If you haven't seen the game since Alpha 3, there's just no way to cover all the things that have changed. It's like a whole new game with over 194 revisions since then, with two major features and most of the old levels being thrown out. So please give it a shot and let me know what you think![/font][/color]
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Looks awesome, not seen water in this before. Will get the demo and give it a whirl.

 

EDIT: Just fails silently to run here, guess because XNA not installed. Will get that installed but be good to error message when this happens.

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Yeah I tried to figure a way to show an error message, but it's a .NET thing, if any of the assemblies are missing it just bombs. I used to have a tiny launcher EXE that checked dependencies but it caused more problems than it solved and ended up confusing people.

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