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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


rudy100rudy100

Rated 3 / 5 stars

not bad

it was to easy to pass 8 minutes


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spycaper51spycaper51

Rated 3 / 5 stars

Ugh...

I'm not an elitist, so I'm giving it a 6.

The only reason people give it such a high rating is because it was made by Tom Fulp.

If it was made by someone else it would likely have a score of 3.50 or so.



JaxartesJaxartes

Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

Amusing

That was kinda fun... I liked the Goth kids.



Buters28Buters28

Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

this game is....

you see its a very good system but i dont like your look on the goths.... they are like everyone stop act like if they was some heartless monster.... anyway you can say im bad but for me this game dont even worth a five --'



SiXterSiXter

Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

meh

not really that good, horrible music loop, i hate it, but yea, sorta ok