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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!

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Bubb1eBubb1e

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Legendary.

This game is what inspired pico...
Automatic 10.


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Snake44443Snake44443

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Wheeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Really Fun!



pledgeXXXXpledgeXXXX

Rated 5 / 5 stars

a classic that will always be fun

amazing game, fun adventure, good story, hilarious sounds, just one thing is i aint sure if that cassandra person is a guy or a girl ???



T3XTT3XT

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Classic.



DaithivanDaithivan

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Pretty damn good

Cool game, but one question, how do u kill hanzou? And dus da teacher actually hav a key?