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Title: Nightmare Frames (Demo on STEAM)
Post by: Postmodern Adventures on 10 Nov 2020, 11:31
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WISHLIST ON STEAM: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1650590/Nightmare_Frames/ (https://store.steampowered.com/app/1650590/Nightmare_Frames/)

After Urban Witch Story, Dead Dimension and Billy Masters Was Right I´m happy to share with you my new project. It's my more ambitious game to date. I hope you like it!

Story

A frustrated slasher writer sets out on a quest for a lost film: the scariest movie ever made. From the Hollywood in the mid-eighties to a small town  where strange things happen.

Features:

- 320x200 pixel graphics.

- Two button click-interface

-Music by: Heclysma.

Overall Progress: 65%

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Title: Re: Nightmare Frames
Post by: TheFrighter on 10 Nov 2020, 18:29

Looks good, PA!  ;)
But  slasher writers are dangerous?  (laugh)

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Title: Re: Nightmare Frames
Post by: Postmodern Adventures on 13 Feb 2021, 08:02
More screenshots:


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(https://i.ibb.co/jz3NfYh/df.png)

(https://i.ibb.co/nD5Xd2m/Sin-t-tulo-1.png)

There are three acts in the game. One of them is complete and all the music of the game is done.
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames
Post by: KyriakosCH on 13 Feb 2021, 08:34
This looks really cool.......
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames
Post by: heltenjon on 13 Feb 2021, 10:49
Oooh, great lighting effects!  (nod) Looks like another high quality game from you.
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames
Post by: ukz530 on 13 Feb 2021, 11:33
The background art and atmosphere are so cool! I'm looking forward to the game!  ;-D
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames
Post by: Darío on 13 Feb 2021, 11:45
This looks better every day. And if you are more that 1/3 that is a steady path!
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames
Post by: KyriakosCH on 13 Feb 2021, 12:50
I hope he ends up finding La Fin absolue du monde  :-D

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cigarette_Burns

Like your previous game, I will certainly be looking forward to playing!
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames
Post by: luisdementia on 15 Feb 2021, 13:11
Love the concept, mixing adventure games with 80s horror cinema?? I'm IN!!! Can't wait to play it.
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames
Post by: Postmodern Adventures on 08 Jun 2021, 09:34
Update the main message with trailer, promo art, Steam page and some screenshots!
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames
Post by: Hobbes on 08 Jun 2021, 09:42
Looks really good!

I'm curious, the lighting effects from the police car's lights, how were they achieved? They look like a shader effect almost, but as far as I can tell, AGS can't really render that in real time.

Looking forward to this one - wishlisted on Steam!
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames
Post by: Postmodern Adventures on 08 Jun 2021, 10:28
Thank you, Hobbes.

All the lightning effects are animated .png's.
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames
Post by: The Last To Know on 08 Jun 2021, 12:14
This looks great. I really enjoyed your previous games so I'm looking forward to this one. Will this be a commercial project?
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames
Post by: Postmodern Adventures on 08 Jun 2021, 12:20
Oh, thank you! Yes, it will be a commercial game.
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames
Post by: Potajito on 08 Jun 2021, 20:53
Looks great, best of luck!
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames
Post by: ThreeOhFour on 19 Jun 2021, 07:00
This looks so good! So much atmosphere. Looking forward to playing this!
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames
Post by: Chomba on 19 Jun 2021, 20:24
is already on my wish list!
Impossible not to remember 8mm with Nicolas Cage, so cool!
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames
Post by: TheVolumeRemote on 17 Jul 2021, 04:27
Love your work mate. Just came here to say that :)
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames
Post by: Postmodern Adventures on 22 Jul 2021, 08:52
Thank you to all!
Here's a pic of a bunch of characters for the first act (Hollywood):

(https://i.ibb.co/ccqsvyy/portraits.png)

One of the most gratifying things when developing the game is that having a template for the sprites for the characters, there are no limits to implement them. Not only the key characters, but people who pass by on the street, extras, etc. It's easy and fun!
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames
Post by: mkennedy on 22 Jul 2021, 11:57
Thank you to all!
Here's a pic of a bunch of characters for the first act (Hollywood):

(https://i.ibb.co/ccqsvyy/portraits.png)

One of the most gratifying things when developing the game is that having a template for the sprites for the characters, there are no limits to implement them. Not only the key characters, but people who pass by on the street, extras, etc. It's easy and fun!

The guy with his brain exposed, Is that an actual zombie or just an actor in makeup portraying a zombie? :grin:
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames
Post by: Postmodern Adventures on 23 Jul 2021, 15:00
I don't want to spoil anything, but... yes, you're right! ;)
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames
Post by: Behis1995 on 16 Aug 2021, 12:19
Tell me, is this poster your final decision?
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames (Demo on STEAM)
Post by: Postmodern Adventures on 01 Oct 2021, 19:08
The demo is out on Steam!

https://store.steampowered.com/app/1650590/Nightmare_Frames (https://store.steampowered.com/app/1650590/Nightmare_Frames)
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames (Demo on STEAM)
Post by: mkennedy on 02 Oct 2021, 04:40
Something that may wish to consider is allowing the user to access the menu system using the escape key. Also sometimes the text changed before I could read it all so you might want to add an option to require a key press to advance it.
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames (Demo on STEAM)
Post by: Postmodern Adventures on 02 Oct 2021, 07:42
I don't usually implement a key to access the menu, but I can do it for the final game.
There is an option in the main menu (Text Speed: Fast/Slow) so that the text does not advance unless you click on it.

Title: Re: Nightmare Frames (Demo on STEAM)
Post by: mkennedy on 02 Oct 2021, 16:40
Thanks for that info. You may want to make slow the default as there was some dialog in the opening scene at the start of the game that I missed.
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames (Demo on STEAM)
Post by: Nowhere Girl on 03 Oct 2021, 13:07
I just played the demo and I liked it. I wanted to give some feedback, because as a passive-only social media user (I read, but don't have accounts), I can't comment on Twitter. (Why don't game developers use good old e-mail these days?) I wanted to ask to include a windowed mode option. It's OK anyway because alt-enter works in this game (in many games it doesn't), but it would be simpler to have the option in the settings menu.
And second - are you considering more language options? Because I thought that I'd like to translate it to Polish... You can send me a PM if you are interested.
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames (Demo on STEAM)
Post by: Postmodern Adventures on 05 Oct 2021, 22:37
Thanks for playing the demo, Nowhere Girl!
The button for Fullscreen Yes/no it will be added in the final game. It was on the to-do list.
And for the translation, there are no plans to add more languages by now. But I'll keep you in mind if the situation changes and thanks for the offer!
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames (Demo on STEAM)
Post by: selmiak on 06 Oct 2021, 10:06
I enjoyed the demo (though it is way too short and just a glimpse into the story) and longplayed it

Title: Re: Nightmare Frames (Demo on STEAM)
Post by: SarahLiz on 09 Oct 2021, 05:23
Yasssss, I've had this one wishlisted & now I get to try out the demo!  I've been eyeballing this one...can't wait!!!
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames (Demo on STEAM)
Post by: Michael2968 on 11 Oct 2021, 10:06
I really liked the demo and I am looking forward to the full game when it comes out.
Title: Re: Nightmare Frames (Demo on STEAM)
Post by: Elvis Tanner on 09 Jan 2022, 11:31
I've just finished the demo and it looks very good. You've put a lot of effort in the small details (like the wonderful movie posters) and created a great atmosphere. I love how historical facts and persons and fictional events intertwine in your game. Nice graphics and very good use of music in a strange story that's set in the 80ies. I am thrilled to find out how the story evolves.

Spoiler: ShowHide
The movie-within-a-movie beginning is a fun start for your game, I really enjoyed this and wish I could have  played longer as a character of 'Lunatic II'.