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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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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


KluxKlanKluxKlan

Rated 0 / 5 stars

i've waited for pico 2 all my life & there's none
i'm very very very disappointed !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Therefore ZERO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
i'm sure there are a lot of u guys agree with me,
thus pls vote "HELPFUL" to this review !!!!!!!!!!!!



ANIME-BANIME-B

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

how to get marc summers badge !! 3rd badge!!good game and interesting unlike the others i have tried!!so can some one help me out!!



Jaws457Jaws457

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Ah. This game takes me back. I still remember the first time I played it seems like an eternity ago. An extremely fun game.



Howard809Howard809

Rated 4 / 5 stars

A classic. Except every time I play the medal system doesn't work for me.



locnotgoodlocnotgood

Rated 5 / 5 stars

An absolute classic.
You should not be a member of Newgrounds unless you have tried this once.
LONG LIVE PICO!