Dolus - 2D indie platformer about Grief

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100goats
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Good progress! The animations and enemies look interesting!
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Thanks ! The monsters from the next levels will be even stranger. Especially during the Depression level.

We just added this new animation for the reaper !💀

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Can you notice the heatwave effect behind the flames near the statue ? 🤩
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I see it. That is a high level of detail.
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First Parallax test ! We will add more layers later on and tweak the speed a bit :)

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Can you guess who made the placeholders ? Is it Thomas the artist or Antoine the MSPaint master ? ^^
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Camera following the player !
The goal is to be able to see above/below when you are on high grounds so you can anticipate traps and monsters.
And to keep the cam low when you are on the ground in order to not waste space with the bottom of the scene.

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What do you think ? Is the cam moving too fast ? How do you do it in your own games ?
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I think the camera moves well.

In my games, I center the camera to player and move the camera at the speed the player is moving.
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Hi Goats ! I do the same thing, with a little bit of smoothing also :)

Last post before the Holiday season ! We just finished a new animation !

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How impressive the explosion feels to you ?
We will add more particles in Unity after that, can’t wait to share these with you !
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Even in death your enemies can still hurt you !

Once killed the medusa will burst into pieces. If one of the tentacles is touched, it will inflict terrible pain, forcing the player to start everything again !

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What do you think about the new animation ?
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We finished all animations from 3/5 of the monsters from the Denial level ! We are very proud of our progress on the first stage of grief 😀

Here is some gameplay with the monsters that will be in your way to healing 😈

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We are now working on the attacks from the boss. Thomas is making some very nice spritesheets that we will soon share with you 🤩
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New heavy attack animation from the boss of the first stage of Grief !
Do you think you will be able to dodge it ?

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Thomas is currently drawing all the animations from the boss. Next time we will try to show you how it looks ingame !
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