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

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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!

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boyroaderboyroader

Rated 5 / 5 stars September 27, 2013

xD/? i hope you beated this i beated it i like this game xD!



epicface231epicface231

Rated 5 / 5 stars September 22, 2013

i beat it yay :)



DerpehLinkDerpehLink

Rated 4 / 5 stars September 20, 2013

It's so good. the only bug i found is when pico uses the fire extinguisher near the locked area, he glitches through it. Otherwise, Great game.



javiernava22javiernava22

Rated 5 / 5 stars September 19, 2013

pass it :P and so awesome



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Rated 4 / 5 stars September 13, 2013

this game is the true meaning of violence, i love that.


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