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Apr 30, 2006 | 2:41 PM EDT
  • Daily 2nd Place May 1, 2006

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Author Comments

Goth kids have shot up your school, and it's up to Pico to save the day! Originally featured on Newgrounds in 1999, I finally refactored the .FLA to accommodate faster computers. The problem with this game was that it was meant to run at 24fps, but boss battles slowed down and made things easier. As computers got faster, so did the boss battles.

Pico was made in Flash 3, before the availability of variables (or just about any code, for that matter). To simulate stored data, I weaved a complex web of movie clips that gave orders to the main game. Unfortunately, I wasn't aware of frame labels, so all the commands referred to frame numbers. This meant making changes to the flow of a boss battle (ie inserting frames to slow down movement) caused MASSIVE problems to arise. I finally muscled through it, so now you can beat the bosses on a fast computer!

Reviews


ArikumoftwArikumoftw

Rated 5 / 5 stars September 6, 2013

I used to enjoy this game a lot.
When I came across it today, I was struck by nostalgia.

Truly gold.


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SuperMedalLuxasSuperMedalLuxas

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars September 2, 2013

I enjoyed this overly gory game. Getting the medals was fun and the bosses were hard and had interesting powers. Overall I enjoyed it, but didn't love it.



drillkill87drillkill87

Rated 5 / 5 stars August 29, 2013

Classic Newgrounds cartoon violence I love it.


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BossiiiBossiii

Rated 5 / 5 stars August 17, 2013

Old but gold!5/5 stars



MarkXXDMarkXXD

Rated 5 / 5 stars July 23, 2013

This pain!
My fucking arms!
Fuck you Cassandra!!!!


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