December 14th-17th 2012 :: Theme: You are the Villain

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by Brassawiking - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Well this one was a bit too much to handle. I wanted to recreate the bank scene from the movie Heat, but I ran out of time to make a proper game. I did, however, learn some valuable lessons.

So there isn't much to do, except perhaps get the feel of where I was going with it. Better luck next time I guess =)

I'm attaching the mockup I made in beginning among the screenshots if anyone is interested.

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Dec 20, 2012 @ 7:57am

This is art.

Deril says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 4:08pm

Every journey starts with small first steps. Keep a good work!

jackspinoza says ...
Dec 28, 2012 @ 2:46pm

Hey, just to say I really like the look of this piece (graphically). Keep up the good work.

lotusgame says ...
Jan 5, 2013 @ 3:04pm

The graphics have something special and it seems to be a huge game, but it lacks so many things, like for example a good feedback of player's actions. While playing, i did not understood what was happening. Anyway, it is a good begining, you have to improve it ;)

Maikeroppi says ...
Jan 6, 2013 @ 1:12am

It's a good first try. I think the gameplay concept is actually interesting: having to stop and aim before shooting, taking cover, and giving the AI orders. I kind of like the art style too, although it would also benefit from a bit of finishing. Outside of LD25, you should try and complete this one!

I too know the pain of not quite finishing an entry before the deadline. Good luck with your next entry, and don't give up!

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