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Old Post June 16, 2017, 09:58:47 am
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Congratulations! Looking forward to trying this out!

Am I ok to upload the demo to the download area here?


Old Post June 16, 2017, 06:45:46 pm
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Old Post June 16, 2017, 09:17:32 pm
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Managed to get some time to record an update video.
https://youtu.be/rHYgQjZfUkA


Old Post July 04, 2017, 12:27:44 am
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Item use has now been updated to be easier to add and work more efficiently. That being said, All consumable items from SF2 have been added. Global targeting (ie, aura 4) has also been added along with a restore mana effect. Power potions can be used during battle now, and the antidote and fairy powder can be used outside of battle.

AI has also been updated. First off, the characters were following the shortest path as opposed to the quickest one. The second issue was that they had a tendency to form a single file line when moving towards the player. Now they will avoid forming said line.

Bookshelves / inspectibles have been generalized and are now easier to add.
Oh right one more thing, spells and items can stack effects now. So a medical herb can restore health, mana, and cure you of all status ailments if you wanted to go down that rout.


Old Post August 31, 2017, 02:53:18 pm
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Old Post August 31, 2017, 03:19:06 pm
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You can play the early part of the game now. This one is the latest demo.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-F-g-NTmRRdY2R6eHdXYXhPd3c/view?usp=sharing

I'll be finishing the rest of chapter 1 for the next demo though it might be a while before I get there as there's still lots to do.


Old Post September 01, 2017, 05:55:10 pm
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The new character portraits are in!


Old Post September 20, 2017, 03:35:56 pm
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Working towards finishing up chapter 1 for the next demo. I've got 5 character portraits, and 3 maps left as far as art / design stuff goes. Then it's down to setting up the battles and cutscenes which shouldn't take more than a few days. My goal is to get it out early October, but I have a crazy work schedule this month so no promises lol.


Old Post September 27, 2017, 01:47:58 pm
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Hey, I used to have an account on here a few years back, made a new one today as I couldn't remember my details (nor do I have access to the old email account I used anymore!)

It was great to see the demo up on the front page, just played it through and it runs really well. Felt like a true SF game and i totally forgot it was a demo until the final message popped up  Grin

Keep up the great work, looking forward to playing future versions Smiley


New Post October 04, 2017, 05:28:59 pm
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Lol, welcome back to the forums.

Glad to hear that the game ran smoothly and that you enjoyed it.

A little update:
I just finished battle 5 which took way longer than I expected due to a bunch of small additions and tweaks to the AI code. My goal for today is to get the final battle of chapter 1 finished and to code up the next cutscene.


New Post October 16, 2017, 06:22:26 pm
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All battles are finished and in working order. I'm currently working on playing my way through the game and adding the post battle cutscenes / linking up the maps as I go. It's not hard, but it is rather tedious.


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