*Cancelled* Project Sweat

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  1. KingVamp
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    Update *Cancelled without reason given*


    If the £45,000 stretch goal is met, then the game will be on ps3/4,Wii U and PS Vita.

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  2. Joe88

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    I think if they wanted to spur up interest they should have put something in the preview besides hitting rocks with a sword
     
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  3. FAST6191

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    If it appeared I would probably consider playing it (I have always wanted a proper fighting engine in non fighting games). Also, though it may be one of the few cases where it is technically correct, anybody that uses the phrase "multilayered" is not off to a good start in my book.

    To that end I can not say I would chip in should I be inclined to do such things.
     
  4. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    This description is just drowning in meaningless buzzwords.

    Also, their Kickstarter page is littered with grammatical errors.

    You're begging for money and this is the best you have? Games take a massive amount of effort, and if you can't even take time to spell-check your proposal, that's a bad, bad sign.

    1/10, would not Kickstart
     
  5. Foxi4

    Foxi4 On the hunt...

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    Well, you are idiots on a fool's errand. Your game in its current state looks homebrew-quality, it does show that it's been made by two people and quitting your jobs was a little optimistic. Why would you do that when you have no financial backing, do you have no hindsight? I mean, good luck but come on, you need more perspective lads.

    Now, of course I bid them good luck on their quest, although they would be better off if they kept their jobs.
     
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  6. pwsincd

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    just the support budding indie devs need ....
     
  7. ThatDudeWithTheFood

    ThatDudeWithTheFood TRIANGLEZ

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    I'm pretty sure English is not these guys first language.
    They capitalize random nouns and it feels like they wrote it in one language then tried to translate it into English.
     
  8. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolfdog™ Spooky cute.

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    Between insane and insecure
    Lol ok, I might throw 1$ at it at best.
     
  9. ilman

    ilman Gbatemp's Official Noise Eraser

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    What kind of name is 'Project Sweat'? It's like they want me to be disgusted by it.
    Otherwise, meh, doesn't look too good.
     
  10. DaggerV

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    They're fucked.







    Bad game.
     
  11. bowser

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    Maybe they meant to call it Project Sweet and just misspelled it like the rest of their words? A case of lost in translation?
     
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  12. lismati

    lismati Speedrunner in practice

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    Yes.
    I'd prefer to back the Death Star building project than to back this.
     
  13. Puppy_Washer

    Puppy_Washer GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I feel bad for them. They're obviously passionate about wanting to make a game (I mean, they quit their jobs), but their proposal just doesn't cut it. At best, they should beg for their jobs back, and create this game in their spare time for the mobile market or something. Either that, or think of a much better idea.

    Also, sheesh, if you're going to market to an English speaking audience, make sure you aren't making oodles of spelling errors.
     
  14. Taleweaver

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    Yeah...this, exactly.


    Puppy_Washer: I don't want to rain on your parade, but...do we even know what jobs they had? They could be a basic programmer and a waiter in a fastfood restaurant for all we know. They certainly don't do anything in publicity, as their project really doesn't sound like much. So it's going to be "ninja gaiden & street fighter & <some other games> & many more" being the influence? Hmm...I don't think I want to know the result, as simplicity (elegance) gets kind of lost if you mash elements of different games together.
     
  15. Forstride

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    Dear lord that video was horrible.

    I mean, the game itself doesn't look that bad in its early stages, but dear lord are they bad at communication and video editing.
     
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  16. Foxi4

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    Working as a waiter is better than not working at all when all you really have is a very basic graphics engine displaying a raster background, two sprites and a collision map along with some very basic menus (which use default fonts by the way).

    The game lacks original flair or flourish as it is now, the video doesn't show any intricate underlying gameplay mechanics - the entire Kickstarter revolves around the hand-drawn sprites and background. Background, not backgrounds - I've seen the Kickstarter page, it has the brown-ish cave tileset slapped all over it.

    It has a distinct aura of a tech demo around it and it really shows that there are only two people working on it - it's not something you drop your day job for, regardless of what "publicity" you want to achieve. Quitting their jobs was wreckless to say the least when their offering so far is at best an alpha build and a very basic one at that.
     
  17. wolffangalchemist

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    m'kay....
    you lost me....
     
  18. FAST6191

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    But but but it is a radical shift of paradigm that sees contextual actions serve to incentivise alternative play styles.
     
  19. BORTZ

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    My general rule is this:

    Is it a kickstarter? Yes? Then I won't be throwing money at it.
     
  20. KingVamp
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    I don't think that's a good rule to go by.
     
  21. Ericthegreat

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    If it had a good story I would prob play it. If it were free ;)