Bringing this game to Unreal Engine as a test.
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Another method that would look sharper would be a pixel filter on the camera. There are some on the asset store for cheap or you could write your own relatively easily. Here's one I found. https://www.assetstore.unity3d.com/en/#!/content/85326. Not what I did mind you but it would make things easier for some.
Thanks to anyone who voted for me, I've updated the game now to the latest build (since I was holding back for the jam). Please take a moment to check it out and let me know what you think. Thanks again for playing, voting and the great feedback I've gotten.
Thank you! I agree in that, I do want to increase the speed of combat and I think if I had buffed the speed of the skeletons a bit as well as the fireball speed I could achieve that. I'll play with it after the Jam concludes. I'm, also (literally right now) working on adding a fire rune you can lay down that gets triggered when they walk on it. I'll have to look at the escape issue since I have not seen that one before.
I'm glad you liked it and if I see enough interest I may rebuild it as a co-op game with more than just fire.
1: Yeah I'm debating polishing until the end or just going ahead and releasing. I was still pretty impressed how far you got in a small amount of time.
2: I usually use a .NET core backend since I don't have a hosting cost because of my regular day job. The problem is it takes a while to develop so it's not ideal for a game jam. Plus then you are responsible for the data too so you have to be careful what you collect. Thank you for showing me this, it will definitely make things easier for me in the future.
Just wanted to see what other people's opinions were about publishing a game to a game jam while it's in progress. For example, this jam goes 2 weeks, I've had 26 builds of my game in that time that I would have loved to share, but didn't want that first impression of the game to be what I'm scored or rated on. So what is the opinion of posting progress builds as you develop for a game jam?
I agree with what this jam has said, I just started participating in game jams, and I've found that there are too many to choose from. Most that I've seen do not have strict rules and it makes it very boring. The last complaint I have is, who wants to participate in a game jam that lasts 6+ months? If I spent that much time on a game, I wouldn't really want it to be for a jam.