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Offline Mickey Kudlo

V7 Current Task
« on: July 13, 2018, 11:56:10 am »
Same as with V6... I will try to keep this thread updated as to what I am working on for V7.


The initial design and planning has been slow. Needed to really understand V6 code, what I am keeping, changing and getting rid of.

Things done:
  • Server and client project creation, general design and planning
  • network/socket client/server connectivity
  • version checking, login screen, player creation(split into 4 screens)
  • basic GUI (can make the look better later if wanted), buttons and elements are designed BIG so phones and tablets are playable
  • basic player graphics, in general graphics for all will be 16x16 (classic is 32x32) and will be zoomed 400% to 64x64 in game, will give a very pixelated look

Working on:
  • World creation: removed elevation for most part, keeping biomes, simplifying most
  • server/client map data sending, previous versions get map data each time they move thus can be network greedy and slow movement, want client to have all/most map data for fast/smoother movement
  • client tactical map display which is the main display screen of game play

Estimated alpha release date... maybe September.
You may have conquered my worlds, but I destroyed them!

Offline Mickey Kudlo

Re: V7 Current Task
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2018, 10:53:32 am »
Was on vacation for a week. Getting back into this.

Working on:
  • client tactical map display which is the main display screen of game play
You may have conquered my worlds, but I destroyed them!
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Offline Mickey Kudlo

V7 Current Task
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2018, 11:19:14 am »
Been getting a lot done. Got a version where you can move around a basic map.

Working on or planning to soon:
  • More world map biomes. Just have ocean and plains done.
  • More nature content like trees and plants for each biome.
  • Player creation: start spot selection
  • Basic mouse and keyboard controls, figuring out how PC/Win/Linux and phone/tablet controls will work same or differ
  • Basic Task system, like for moving, picking things up, etc
  • Main tactical screen GUI elements like showing Life/Stamina/Mana
  • Bugs and issues with V6 that don't fit with V7, they show up often and sometimes require significant work to deal with, like how plants grow or water map changes
You may have conquered my worlds, but I destroyed them!

Offline Mickey Kudlo

Re: V7 Current Task
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2018, 11:27:42 am »
Work has been on going.

Got done:
  • More biomes and nature elements
  • Basic mouse and keyboard movement
  • Task system: goto/move
  • Status bar: life, stamina, mana, karma
  • a few monsters
  • smooth movement
  • chat

What I need before I open to testers, probably in October:
  • combat
  • title screen
  • refinement
  • server/client map data sync'ing
  • bug squashing including V6 errant packets that the v7 client is no coded for yet

What would be nice to have but I will probably wait after an alpha open and some feedback:
  • skill and attribute screens
  • inventory screen with arming
  • usage
  • mining
You may have conquered my worlds, but I destroyed them!

 

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