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Pico's School

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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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Still good all these years after


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Purely describes 1999...in a good way


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God damn memories. One of the first damn games i played, and it's still fun to play today.


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shame i can,t get in my old account but this was the first game i ever play on newgrounds got me hooked on this site



Awesome!!


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Credits & Info

Views
6,870,989
Votes
118,448
Score
4.24 / 5.00

Uploaded
Apr 30, 2006
2:41 PM EDT
Genre
Adventure - Point 'n Click
Tags
  • Daily 2nd Place May 1, 2006