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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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ArmisseaArmissea

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Legendary

It is not surprised that this was loved so much

great work!



dragon121dragon121

Rated 5 / 5 stars

muy bueno

es muybueno pero es corto me gustaria que fuera mas largo


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ToxicEmo666ToxicEmo666

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Prety good game :D

Awsome Just love the game



Soul-RebelSoul-Rebel

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Total Classic

One of my favorite games on Newgrounds. Never gets old and boring. Pico is a legend.


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FoshizzFoshizz

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Wow

This is a great game. You should make a sequel or something. Great job. =D


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