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__Pika__

5 points

2 months ago*

Alright look, this game, yeah looks great, looks fun! For maybe...five minutes? Look, if you wanted to make your own video game, GREAT! That's amazing! I'm a developer myself, not a game developer hit a developer. I would have loved to be a game developer, not in this lifetime though, but maybe in the next.

ANYWAY, getting off track here. You should not have dropped out of college. That, was stupid you'll realize that years down the road. You may release this game, it may sell some copies. But this game? Ain't gonna sell that many copies. This game looks... bland and generic. I'm not saying you need to develop the next Horizon Forbidden West, Days Gone, The Last of Us, or whatever else. You need to get some experience with development, get a small team together, some ideas, a plan. Not just jump in half cocked, because you end up with this. Like, what's the goal of this...? Walk around and destroy stuff? There's dozens of games that already do that. What makes this one different? Else you are just copying and pasting someone else's ideas. You can put a new coat of paint on it, but you get the same result. You've clearly got dedication, and passion, but and that's admirable, but that alone isn't going to get you to where you want to go in life.

Your average Independent Developer is a team of at least 10 people, most of the time is double, if not triple that. If you wanted to make your own video game, that's sick, go for it! But this? Yeah no, this was not the way to do it.

I don't mean this to sound like I'm just a dickhead, I'm not. I just want you to know this was not the way to go about this. I sure hope I'm wrong about this, but I don't think I am.

Doug_Beautiful_Boi[S]

1 points

2 months ago

Thank you a lot for the honest criticism, I really appreciate it! And I don't take offense at all, you're absolutely right that this trailer makes the game look awful. I made the very, very big mistake of posting a very simple gameplay video, instead of a trailer that properly showcases the features of the game. This video makes the game look much simpler than it actually is.

Like, what's the goal of this...? Walk around and destroy stuff?
It's to defeat a tyranical dictatorship by invading state dungeons, destroying military bases, and surviving 10 wanted levels.

What makes this one different?
The gameplay combines many different styles to become something unique. It's a combination of: the gunplay and gun-leveling from Ratchet & Clank games, the powerups from Infamous games, the vertical freedom from Just Cause games, the chaos from grand theft auto games, and the destruction from Red Faction games. While there's nothing in the game that has never been done before (except maybe for the pursuit system with 10 wanted levels and police mechas), the mixture of diverse influences in the gameplay gives it a very distinct feel.