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Makings of a game, what do you guys think?

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A friend and I have been working on a game engine for the past few months. Finally took some time to put up some screenshots =) It''s a RTS/RPG/Action kinda game. The best I can describe it is Herzog with a RPG flavor to it. Any comments or suggestions is welcomed =) www-personal.engin.umich.edu/~zlim/alphaseed.html

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Hey! This looks to be coming along nicely! Unfortunately, I don''t know what Herzog is, but I can kind of see where you''re going with this.

Question: Are the GUI menus at the bottom of the game going to be translucent, as shown in the screenshots? Looking at it without playing, it looks a bit disconcerting (but that''s without playing, of course).

I like the decision to add RPG elements, too. It gives some direction to the levels.

Looking forward to seeing more!



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Looks very nice

I agree with Wavinator about the menus though. Looks like they could throw you off when you''re playing. You should probably make translucent menus optional (if they arent already)

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Hi!

Thanks for the suggestions =)
Well, as of now, the GUI is not translucent, but i see the point =) will make it an option. mebbe I will shrink the GUI a little coz it''s take up quite some space =)

Thanks

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You could make the menus translucent when the player isn''t using them, and then become opaque when the mouse goes over them (or when the menu button is pressed if the mouse is used for something else).

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quote:
Original post by pPp
It''s a RTS/RPG/Action kinda game. The best I can describe it is Herzog with a RPG flavor to it. Any comments or suggestions is welcomed =)



Herzog Zwei, or Whitey Herzog?

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quote:
Original post by pPp
Herzog Zwei =)



Yeah... Uh? What the heck is Herzog Zwei? It sounds german.

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it is in fact german...

translated into english, it might be "duke II"

i don''t know the game, though...

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Herzog Zwei is actually the first RTS which came out in the genesis, 1989 if I''m correct. It''s an awesome game to play even today. I read somewhere that Dune 2 was based on it.

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Looks sweet! Herzog Zwei is a great game, and one that hasn''t been copied too much. Good luck with the project!

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