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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-26 22:35:48 Reply

At 11/26/09 10:27 PM, K-Guare wrote: Unless they're really short, or VERY catchy, then don't bother I say.

Hmm.

When I say short, I mean like Meat Boy short.

Damnit, that was literally like 4 seconds long.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-26 23:01:17 Reply

At 11/26/09 10:22 PM, zrb wrote: Now what I'm wondering is since its one of those adventure games, should I go with animated cutscenes to go with the story ?

I'm currently working on a game with a friend and I'm dong fully animated and voiced cutscenes. But of course, I've only ever worked on movies before and I don't know if it's going to add to the game or take away from it.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-26 23:39:48 Reply

At 11/26/09 11:01 PM, PBass wrote: I'm currently working on a game with a friend and I'm dong fully animated and voiced cutscenes. But of course, I've only ever worked on movies before and I don't know if it's going to add to the game or take away from it.

I guess it ends up depending on how well you integrate it so people are interested.
And put a skip button lol.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-26 23:58:46 Reply

And put a skip button lol.

Haha, no kidding. One thing I always hated when playing games was the really long unskippable cutscenes before an extremely challenging boss.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 00:02:36 Reply

At 11/26/09 11:39 PM, zrb wrote: And put a skip button lol.

YES lol.

But hey, if you can make a cutscene worth watching,
then by golly go ahead and do it. I was just saying most
of the time they aren't worth it, so don't let me
limit you if you have some good ideas in mind.

just thought i'd toss that into the salad.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 00:12:21 Reply

I think for more 'cartoony' games or any game with unbelievable proportions etc. like castle crashers, it should have cut scenes using in-game graphics.

However, if you're doing something more detailed, like metal gear solid (lol) then the cut scenes should be detailed and show more detail (typically) than the game graphics.

People can put themselves into cartoony characters easier, and they don't typically want their own image of what the cartoon character looks like, run over by a more detailed animated cut scene. Whereas, if the characters are supposed to represent, spot on, in-game, what they look like in a more realistic setting, by all means animate the cut scenes realistically. It's like FF7 vs Mario. FF7 has simplified game graphics yet detailed cut scenes and mario has more of a style that flows throughout its 3d games (ie. not detailing mario anymore in the cut scenes than in-game).


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 01:56:51 Reply

At 11/27/09 12:02 AM, K-Guare wrote:
At 11/26/09 11:39 PM, zrb wrote: And put a skip button lol.
YES lol.

But hey, if you can make a cutscene worth watching,
then by golly go ahead and do it. I was just saying most
of the time they aren't worth it, so don't let me
limit you if you have some good ideas in mind.

I agree, and being an animator for more cartoons than games. its natural that in my recent entrance into the flash game world, i was compelled to make epic cutscenes for it. The first game is a launcher game tho (we started before toss the turtle and then it came out, raising the bar, we totally gotta match it lol). So because of that, i may be throwing in 1 cutscene, but not too many. I'm swamped with homework these days and we wanna get it on FGL asap!

Game2 is gonna be so sick, we have the most epic game planned out :D

Lastly, I'll have everyone know that i got new glasses today! Its been the first pair i've owned in about 6 years, i'm near sighted so i got by okay with just squinting, but my friend hooked me up with 700$ glasses for 350$ (she works at lensecrafters)

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 02:56:09 Reply

obligatory frunk post

whatever

hey guys howsit goin happy thanksgiving

my family rocks

staying with 2n d cousins or whatyevrr right now

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 04:39:30 Reply

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 04:44:31 Reply

Are you even old enough to drink? Pshhhh.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 04:52:19 Reply

At 11/27/09 04:44 AM, Xeptic wrote: Are you even old enough to drink? Pshhhh.

I'm pretty sure he isn't, since he's a silly american.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 04:54:18 Reply

At 11/27/09 04:44 AM, Xeptic wrote: Are you even old enough to drink? Pshhhh.

no I AM NOT but i/'m 19 w2hich is plenty old IMO and\ I"M with family anyway (2nd cousins so distant family) but anyhow the 21 drunking age is STU)PID anywa so STFU

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 09:28:35 Reply

At 11/27/09 04:52 AM, dELtaluca wrote: I'm pretty sure he isn't, since he's a silly american.

Consider your post endorsed.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 12:36:46 Reply

Copyright

Just payed the $50 fee and finished the application. The Duders are officially copyrighted and belong to me legally.

Whenever ya make original work it's automatically copyrighted - however its a real good idea to copyright your work if ya plan to keep it up and don't want to risk nothin'.

It's real easy too, to copyright. I have to copyright my poetry book too soon.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 12:41:43 Reply

At 11/27/09 01:56 AM, Duchednier wrote: Whaddaya Think?

I'd tap that.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 13:16:56 Reply

At 11/27/09 01:56 AM, Duchednier wrote: Whaddaya Think?

Glasses are sexy.
I've wanted some for a while now, but I don't need them.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 13:46:21 Reply

At 11/27/09 01:56 AM, Duchednier wrote: Whaddaya Think?

Sexy glasses.
I wish I had thicker-rimmed glasses.
Actually, I wish I could make my hair look like that too.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 15:13:35 Reply

At 11/27/09 12:36 PM, TheCriminalDuder wrote: Copyright

Just payed the $50 fee and finished the application. The Duders are officially copyrighted and belong to me legally.

Whenever ya make original work it's automatically copyrighted - however its a real good idea to copyright your work if ya plan to keep it up and don't want to risk nothin'.

It's real easy too, to copyright. I have to copyright my poetry book too soon.

dude now you can make money!! just search titles of your animations through google. this website has like all the flash's since 2006 that were Front paged
even has one of my works.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 16:10:51 Reply

At 11/27/09 01:46 PM, Doomsday-One wrote:
At 11/27/09 01:56 AM, Duchednier wrote: Whaddaya Think?
Sexy glasses.
I wish I had thicker-rimmed glasses.
Actually, I wish I could make my hair look like that too.

hahaha, dutch dinner has a stalker =D


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 16:11:56 Reply

At 11/27/09 04:10 PM, Coaly wrote:
At 11/27/09 01:46 PM, Doomsday-One wrote:
At 11/27/09 01:56 AM, Duchednier wrote: Whaddaya Think?
Sexy glasses.
I wish I had thicker-rimmed glasses.
Actually, I wish I could make my hair look like that too.
hahaha, dutch dinner has a stalker =D

So do you.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 17:03:23 Reply

At 11/27/09 01:16 PM, K-Guare wrote:
At 11/27/09 01:56 AM, Duchednier wrote: Whaddaya Think?
Glasses are sexy.
I've wanted some for a while now, but I don't need them.

just get fake glasses, those things are fly.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 17:17:12 Reply

Hmm. Papervision's come a long way...
Source
Warning. Massive Assassins Creed 2 spoiler in that link. It's the end credits and end cutscene to the game. But about four minutes into it, a friend alerted me to this...

Which part of AC2 I wonder?

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 19:10:10 Reply

At 11/27/09 05:17 PM, KaynSlamdyke wrote: Hmm. Papervision's come a long way...

I don't get it D: Why do you say papervision, unless you're being sarcastic. A lot of games use Flash nowadays, for 2D parts.. I think GTA4 used flash for the internet cafe fake internet pages :p


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 19:31:02 Reply

At 11/27/09 07:10 PM, liaaaam wrote:
At 11/27/09 05:17 PM, KaynSlamdyke wrote: Hmm. Papervision's come a long way...
I don't get it D: Why do you say papervision, unless you're being sarcastic. A lot of games use Flash nowadays, for 2D parts.. I think GTA4 used flash for the internet cafe fake internet pages :p

Crysis used it for all the HUDs/Menus.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 19:49:16 Reply

And I always thought those other companies ever incorporated Flash into their games...


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 20:00:41 Reply

Flash was originally created for UI so i wouldn't be surprised at all


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 20:12:58 Reply

At 11/27/09 08:00 PM, Starogre wrote: Flash was originally created for UI so i wouldn't be surprised at all

Where did you read this? The original Flash (aka FutureSplash) was simply created for vector animations. [source]

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 20:44:54 Reply

http://www.scaleform.com/products/gfx

This is one of the most used middleware products out there for professional games nowadays.

Like, every game under the sun uses it, sorta like havok physics.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-27 22:28:23 Reply

At 11/27/09 08:12 PM, hesselbom wrote:
At 11/27/09 08:00 PM, Starogre wrote: Flash was originally created for UI so i wouldn't be surprised at all
Where did you read this? The original Flash (aka FutureSplash) was simply created for vector animations. [source]

Those animations were for Websites, aka UI. Animation doesn't have to mean Adam Phillips animation or game animations specifically for entertainment. it is simply moving text around as well, instead of using Java or javascript


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-11-28 00:38:53 Reply

Speaking of scaleform, "Glaielform" is coming out pretty good so far

testing on a Super Meat Boy sprite

590 FPS

It's not completely optimized though, I'm sure I can get this to run at 700 in vector mode or 2000+ in bitmap mode

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