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2018.03.25 Game Dev Video Updates

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Hello and welcome to the latest Zazmo Arcade Pack update!

As you might remember we are working on making our updates a little jazzier and to that end we are now recording videos twice a week to track the game’s progress. Let’s talk about the highlights and then move into the videos themselves. 

Bug fixes and tunes

One of the more recent additions to the game was the addition of powerups to Rob’s Adventure and Breakdown. We added these in to help spice up the gameplay and give players more things to do in round. 

For Rob’s Adventure we added in some shooter favs like Multi-Shot, Power Shot and the Beam cannon. All of these are in the game now. Once nice touch is all of them scale the more you grab of the same type. You can grab up to three of the same type (at the moment) to get a maximum attach effect. It’s pretty cool and the visual will scale along with the power so you really get a sense of progression. Currently though if you grab a different type of powerup from the ones you are ‘collecting’ then you will reset with that one back to level one. We think that adds a nice element of dodging and collecting to the game.

In Breakdown we added a three new powers. The ‘other’ down arrow, the rocket and the explosion. Other down arrow causes your opponents side to drop in a head to head match. The rocket fires a cutter ball straight up into the sky that bursts into three balls on impact. Finally the explosion powerup will destroy the lowest row you have on screen. 

All in all the progress is coming along well and we are getting in some good work while we wrap up the Xbox One conversion of Boss 101.

Episode 10 - Game Dev Night 

Playing, testing and developing the powerups





Episode 11 - Guest starring Matt Fitzgerald of Savage: Shards of Gosen fame!





Twitch Streams

Come join us for our live game development streams during the week. We consistent stream on Mondays and Thursdays at 6pm CST and would love to see you there. It’s been a lot of fun meeting you and interacting with all of you who have shown up.

Thank you again and thank you for your support. We’ll talk with you soon and remember to always live your dreams!

-Tim

More info on Savage Shard of Gosen
http://store.steampowered.com/app/408060/SAVAGE_The_Shard_of_Gosen/

Zazmo Arcade Pack Info Roundup
Twitch Channel - Monday Thursday Dev Streams at 6pm CST Donley Time Twitch
Steam Early Access Page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/770320/Zazmo_Arcade_Pack
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About Donley Timeone of us since 11:50 PM on 10.22.2015

Hello and thank you for stopping by!

This is Tim and have been making games for a long time. I'm working on a new one called Boss 101 and I am lucky enough to have some amazing people working with me. Boss 101 is the product of a ton love, dedication and passion. I know that gets said about a lot of games but we are putting in the time to make things the best we can. In the end our games are YOUR games.

I'd love to give back to the game community since it has given me so, so much. Please feel free to message or contact me with any questions you might have, not just about my games but about anything you think I might help you with. I would love to hear from you!

-Tim