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Really awesome work, Alexandre! I particularly enjoyed your level construction. The flow was very strong and really made for an enjoyable play experience.

It’s also cool to see what you’ve accomplished with Blueprints. I was showing off your game to a few of our Blueprint team members here in Seattle yesterday.

Zeblote, unfortunately we lost some forum data yesterday. More info in this post. Hopefully if people’s comments were lost they will come by this thread again and comment anew.

aha no 19 minutes is really good, especially for a first try. I didn’t lose to much time tweaking the values, for the moment it’s kind of hardcore because it’s possible to complete the game in less than 8 minutes. The time score is really made to replay the game and be close to 10 min.

For the distorsion effect there is simply a value that you can tweak with the Material Editor, it’s called Refraction. I simply used this and created a growing sphere effect :-). The jump is coming from UE4 exemple content as same as the 3D HUD thing that you can find in a special mapp called blueprint office. This is an awesome work from Unreal guys ;-).

Anyway thanks a lot for your supports this is good to hear that the game is fun.

I’m really glad to have an answer from an unreal Engine Developper. Thank you very much for what you said it really push me to be even better. Thanks for sharing the game with team members too this is amazing for me :-).

Is there a plan for users to put projects like that on the market place? because for the moment there is ony Unreal works available. Is this something planed to have for you? A marketplace full of users projects could help a lot of other users. Unity marketplace is really cool and I hope you could have something similar one day. I’ll be glad to put my projects on it :-).

Thanks again for all your support.

I tried messing with this, but I couldn’t get it working. It would just be a transparent sphere no matter what I put in refraction. Could you post a screenshot of your material? :slight_smile:

…guess I need to look better next time. Found them, great!

Sure I’ll send the material and FX screenshots when I go back from work :-).

Realy cool game, here some hints :

PROs:

  • You realy have this great feel to become better when you passing a hard plateform. You feel more skilled.
  • Controls and camera are great.
  • Difficulty progression seem good.
  • Clean build.
  • Great level design

CONs:

-Graphics and effects… expect particul’s effects are not that great, too much grain. (you could use apex for exemple for wood destruction)
-The small sphere phase is kinda off, i really didnt like it (too slow i guess).
-The HUD is off but yeah Slate isnt blueprint friendly, not your fault :frowning:


I realy enjoyed the game. my record 26m15s :stuck_out_tongue:

Yes that will be great :smiley:

I love hardcore games, I really hope they are coming back into style

Great work MisterDante!

:slight_smile:

Rama

That is indeed the plan. We will however roll out the market place in phases so please don’t be discouraged if the first phase only has Epic items and select others. It is a lot of infrastructure to build and test and we want to make sure that things work smoothly at every step before taking the next.

Looks cool! The use of UE4’s already-existing marketplace effects are extremely noticeable however, I was worried we’d start seeing a lot of them in games.

Hi misterdante,

This is looking very cool! If you have the time, please take a look at our Wiki and create a page for your game.

No don’t leave us :frowning:

Please post this :frowning:

Great work so far misterdante! Can’t wait to see what else you have to show us in future updates. Keep up the great work!

Yes that’s the problem when you’re not an artist, you have to use already existing things. For the most of existing things I take the time to modified them. Shaders looks differents, effect are different too, but I’m always starting with an existing base. My focus was Level Design and programming with blueprint so using existing assets is not really so important for me.

Thanks you for your comment, I will take the time to do that soon :slight_smile:

Thanks this is really nice to have comments from unreal Engine Developper. You guys are just amazing, your engine is just the best in the world. I already started a new project which is the IOS version of this one. But this is clearly not a game that you can simply put on IOS. platformer game with joystick are not good on mobile. So I try to find something cool playable with 1 finger only. I already have a starting prototype but of course I will post about this when this is ready :-).

Aha, sorry Zeblote, my work at ubisoft is taking too much time and I can’t even open Unreal when I am at home. But I don’t forget you and I’ll send this as soon as I can (should be tomorrow :-)).

If anyone is interested by something else present in the game feel free to ask I’ll be glad to help :-).

Looks nice. The background story makes me think of the movie Flatland (2007) :smiley: maybe you got some inspiration from that movie? :slight_smile:

Did this die?

Congratulation on your work I know it took you so hard to develop them and good luck on the crowdfunding I wish I could give you the funding of at least $10, I’m also broke myself. Best of luck to you.