Super Mario Brothers styled platform game

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Post » Sun Jan 22, 2012 4:40 am

When learning a new game engine, one of my first programs is always a Super Mario Brothers clone... so here it is!

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/2863244/index.html

This was created using no plugins, free version of Construct 2, less than 80 events. Basically, I wanted to see what I could do with Construct 2, and I'm quite happy with the results... little effects like bouncing blocks and shattering bricks, parallax and GUI, enemies reversing direction on collision with walls, platform behavior but also the ability to climb up and down, etc. Everything is quite straightforward. My conclusion: Construct 2 is awesome. (But you already knew that.)

It is not a complete game by any means -- there is only a single screen, the player cannot be hurt, and the points awarded are pretty monotonous. But the framework is certainly present.

If there is interest, I would like to write a tutorial containing the details and/or upload this work (in progress) to the Scirra arcade, but is that acceptable given that the artwork is unoriginal -- borrowed, one might say? Is there a copyright proviso for educational purposes?stemkoski2012-01-22 04:41:52
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Post » Sun Jan 22, 2012 8:02 am

Nice engine, what really works well is the jumping and landing. I would love to see a tutorial also on how it was all done.
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Post » Sun Jan 22, 2012 1:50 pm

that is all kinds of awesome sir.

tutorial please...lol.
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Post » Sun Jan 22, 2012 7:27 pm

Thanks for the kind words... I just realized I forgot to add a description of the controls. Arros for left and right, shift to jump, F for fireball (when applicable) and R to restart.
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Post » Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:24 am

It's great... I really like it.
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Post » Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:28 am

Nice :)

@mina over 15k rep !!! What have you been up to :)
If your vision so exceeds your ability, then look to something closer.
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Post » Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:29 am

Nicely done Stemkoski
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Post » Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:33 am

@zenox98 I did nothing. I think its a server error i was unable to open scirra website one week ago "error msgs+ increasing rep. :)".

I posted in scirra facebook page to tell them about it, but no reply! :(

I can give u 10K if u want ;)
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Post » Mon Sep 10, 2012 5:40 am

can i please have a tutorial of the game plz   so i can see how it works
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Post » Wed Oct 03, 2012 2:47 pm

This is really a great game! :-) Hope the toturial will come up soon.
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