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The Bar
« on: 15 Jul 2004, 05:28 »
I've starting a project called The Bar

There will be several characters countless things to do and interact with in the bar. And everything will be set in the same room. Depending on what you say or do could get you diffrent outcomes which will change the game later (like real life). Basically I am just going to try to make a extremly detailed and complex game set in one room. I don't have any solid ideas yet but I will come up with some. And hopefully I will finish it.




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Re: The Bar
« Reply #1 on: 15 Jul 2004, 05:36 »
Neat idea and, of course, nice looking BG.

It's a little different than your normal style, but good none-the-less.

I'm looking forward to seeing how you're going to pull off a 1 room game!

Good luck and keep us posted!

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Re: The Bar
« Reply #2 on: 15 Jul 2004, 05:57 »
It looks pretty good. I'm guessing that you just want to see what you can create with AGS (which is always fun), and would rather spend your time thinking and creating rather than drawing a lot of backgrounds and stuff...

But, I think it would be a good idea to keep the game within the bar, but maybe add 1 or 2 more rooms (maybe one on the other side of the bar, and one inside the male/female bathroom depending on your main character). That first background you have seems kind of small for a whole game to occur in (even if it's full of characters and objects to interact with).

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Re: The Bar
« Reply #3 on: 15 Jul 2004, 06:08 »
WOO!
Glad to hear it!
But when you can produce such beautiful backgrounds, why limit yourself to a single room?
I'm hoping there's at least going to be some different camera angles.

PS. Surely not MSPaint? :)
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Re: The Bar
« Reply #4 on: 15 Jul 2004, 06:22 »
Well yeah I meant you are at the bar the whole time, you will be able to go outback/outside/bathroom etc.

Oh and yes, It was half paint / half photoshop. I've been trying to move away from photoshop (it sucks).
« Last Edit: 15 Jul 2004, 06:24 by Opo Terser »

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Re: The Bar
« Reply #5 on: 15 Jul 2004, 10:03 »
It looks absoluteley fabulous, opo terser!

If I may, just a little thing that bugs me, is the even colour red of the wall "The side line". Maybe you can make that alittle darker, and also shadowed, so it fits everything else.

Anyway, good luck with your "proffesional" looking game!

Re: The Bar
« Reply #6 on: 15 Jul 2004, 11:35 »
Wow what a great looking background! How did you get it looking so good, and how long did it take you?

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Re: The Bar
« Reply #7 on: 15 Jul 2004, 12:11 »
I'm impressed by the concept and the background art. I wonder how long time it will take before this game will be finished.

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Re: The Bar
« Reply #8 on: 16 Jul 2004, 12:24 »
WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OPO IS MAKING A GAME!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE YOU OPO TERSER!!!
Sorry, but i'm so excited that our constant badgering has finally worked!

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Re: The Bar
« Reply #9 on: 16 Jul 2004, 13:02 »
Really Good Background.
I had thought of a One room game s well of being stuck in a room and you just have to escape, By picking Locks Kickind Doors or Diving through a Window, But will definitely check out the final product
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Re: The Bar
« Reply #10 on: 16 Jul 2004, 17:00 »
Really Good Background.
I had thought of a One room game s well of being stuck in a room and you just have to escape, By picking Locks Kickind Doors or Diving through a Window, But will definitely check out the final product
Hey, Mephistophilis , i remember i have played a game like that. you can find it to play on-line on http://www.juegos10.com/index.php?parte=categoria&categoria=estrategia&orden=30&tipo=fecha , it name is crimson room, but the diference, it's that is made in flash ( :P ), thats why it's on-line.
Ah!, the web is in Spanish, but the game is in english, and you are not going to have problems to find it (it's down the screen)
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Re: The Bar
« Reply #11 on: 16 Jul 2004, 17:05 »
you can also find more games like this on

 http://www.fasco-csc.com/index_e.html

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Re: The Bar
« Reply #12 on: 16 Jul 2004, 18:38 »
Well yeah I meant you are at the bar the whole time, you will be able to go outback/outside/bathroom etc.

Oh and yes, It was half paint / half photoshop. I've been trying to move away from photoshop (it sucks).

i like the concept, sounds really interesting, the simple ideas are always the best ones!

Photoshop sucks? You obviously dont use it a lot, i couldnt live without it. All down to personal opinion i guess....

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Re: The Bar
« Reply #13 on: 16 Jul 2004, 20:49 »
yeah, i agree with you, it's a very important tool, that sucks only if the user doen't know how to use it  ;D
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Re: The Bar
« Reply #14 on: 17 Jul 2004, 17:30 »
very nice BG, but i agree on the statement that PS DOES NOT suck!
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I hope you do this soon. 8)

Re: The Bar
« Reply #15 on: 18 Jul 2004, 12:43 »
Thats a damn good BG Opo  :o!

I have always had an idea of developing an adventuregame to more real-life like, that would be a very difficult task. I think you made a good decision to make it a one-room game, so that you can have more control over all the func's. Hope to see it finished soon  ;)

Re: The Bar
« Reply #16 on: 18 Jul 2004, 17:31 »
Exactly my idea J-hed :)

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Re: The Bar
« Reply #17 on: 18 Jul 2004, 20:16 »
I've already played Crimson and the Sequel but in them there's only one way out I mean something with lots of ways out, the more ingenius the better
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« Reply #18 on: 19 Jul 2004, 03:27 »
gods, yes!  definately a beautifully rendered bar-room!  Definately caught interest with this little taste...

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Re: The Bar
« Reply #19 on: 20 Jul 2004, 19:41 »
I've already played Crimson and the Sequel but in them there's only one way out I mean something with lots of ways out, the more ingenius the better
well, yes, that could be because i was looking for very difficult games, possible , adventure games, and i found it ... i couldn`t get out  :P
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