I'm looking for pointers before I get started developing one from scratch, I do not have, or plan to spend money on other peoples scripts or products to import into my project which means I can neither see how they do it, nor use their systems directly. As such, this will be entirely hand written to match what I need.
The specifications are as follows:
Unique Actors that prompt different conversations, whether that be an NPC conversation, or the interaction with a work station and selecting options. Branching conversation paths (and therefore a method of storing variables to short and long term store flags for different states) Localised scripts. I do not want to have 3 or 4 different scripts on every object just for this, it would be optimal in my opinion to have a single dialog manager script, but i will be happy if i have to include an "actor" script on the different NPCs along with that. UI (arguably the easiest of the requirements that will sort itself out when I've got everything else working over time) Is there anything obvious I'm missing about functional requirements, non-functional requirements? What is the best place to get started?
By Titanomachy Studios
Project Name: Condors Vs. Ocelots
Team Size: 15ish
Genre: Strategy RPG
3D Artists - generalist or hardsurface w/textures
2D Artists - Characters, World, and UI
Social Media/Marketing/Community Manager
If you feel as if you can offer the team something more that isn’t listed, we are always open to making an exception, just send your resume/portfolio to us!
Project Length: Currently planning on release Q1 2020.
Project Status: Vertical slice is done and iteration development has begun.
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Must speak English and have access to a Mic.
Our store page can be found here, https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Titanomachy+Studios
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Project Story: Condors and Ocelots have been at war for generations. Battles have left some settlements in ruins. Others teem with refugees. Even away from the fighting, towns and villages suffer from having their fighting-age citizens lured away or conscripted by one faction or the other. Players control their armies and try to wipe out their opponents! Use terrain, abilities and pure cowardice if need be to achieve victory for your faction!
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The project is marching increasingly closer to be ready for our crowd-funding campaign. Being an Indie team we do not have the creative restrictions often imposed by publishers or other third parties. We are extremely conscientious of our work and continuously uphold a high level of quality throughout our project.
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