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Apr 30, 2006 | 2:41 PM EDT
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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


0urlasthope0urlasthope

Rated 5 / 5 stars

great

this game is an all time clasic,best pico game ever



XCrazy-ShunshineXXCrazy-ShunshineX

Rated 5 / 5 stars

wowie!

Awesome and really fun game! Though, I can't get past the part with the Ninja kid, it's still awesome! Keep it up.



1897fun1897fun

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Lol

Tom gave himself 2 place ^_^ Great Game



gangsta11gangsta11

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

bug

I found a bug u jus right click and press play



LiamHarper1234LiamHarper1234

Rated 5 / 5 stars

"Good game!"

I really like this game perfect add-on to the flash portal!