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Apr 30, 2006 | 2:41 PM EDT
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    Pico Saving your school from gun-toting goth kids is just the tip of this iceburg!

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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


SiphinixSiphinix

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

classic played it back in the day got 2 check out

i really enjoyed this game, again. Tho simplistic a very fun easy goth killing game!! Nice!!



AustinRAustinR

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Whoaw

This game is awsome good job



GuitarHero11GuitarHero11

Rated 5 / 5 stars

A Classic Newground expirance :) Happy Pico Day:)

What more could i say this was a great game and the face of newgrounds, Pico is a badass hero that doesnt take shit. Great game.



MetalStarMetalStar

Rated 5 / 5 stars

The game was really easy since it's faster.

Finish the game in 10 or less mintues.



xkuchikirukiaxxkuchikirukiax

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

i like it

rly nice. it was amusin for a wile...til i finished it XD

but otherwise pretty good.