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Author Topic: Rapstar 1.5 Updated 18.06.2005  (Read 5951 times)

Rapstar 1.5 Updated 18.06.2005
« on: 10 Jun 2005, 02:58 »
       Rapstar 1.5 is -as you guess-  based on hiphop.Especially i took inspiration from Eminem's movie: 8 mile. The character you controlled is Feminem  ;) He try to beat his challengers in freestyle rap battle.


       The game based on turn-based rap battle.Like Street Fighter, but we won't fight with hands, just with mouth  :)  Other example to define type of game is Monkey Kombat in Monkey Island 4. Player will push some key buttons and tries to defend or attack with rap.AI will respond player.There are still some backgrounds to design. No sound effects made so far.i could say  Rapstar 1.5
is going to be finished in 1 week

14.06.2005 -- Added 2 new screens
17.06.2005 -- Graphics:%95
                       Music: %100
                       Sound: %100
                       Scripting: %40
Due to long scripting, relaese date delayed to 20.06.2005





« Last Edit: 18 Jun 2005, 03:49 by proximity »
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Re: Rapstar 1.5
« Reply #1 on: 10 Jun 2005, 03:22 »
Oh man, poor Melt and Drake.
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Re: Rapstar 1.5
« Reply #2 on: 10 Jun 2005, 04:52 »
Oh man, poor Melt and Drake.

i am a bit lazy to draw characters  ;D
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Re: Rapstar 1.5
« Reply #3 on: 10 Jun 2005, 09:13 »
yo my brother in da hood let's go rap with some homies dude, then we'll go rob a bank with our guns bro den we'll get hard on the floor wit some bitches now let's holla my gun is my only friend now let's go to rapstar and start rappin gangsta. :=
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Re: Rapstar 1.5
« Reply #4 on: 10 Jun 2005, 11:36 »
Almost all rap sucks, unless mixed with hard rock and Tom Morello.



Oh but the second screen looks ok, The first and third a bit of a let down imo. I think if you're going to steal the ron sprites you could atleast keep their respective names. Or are these their 'rappin' names, brudda?

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Re: Rapstar 1.5
« Reply #5 on: 10 Jun 2005, 11:48 »
* Babar  shoots the chicken

C'mon? Almost all rap sucks? I'd say the same for rock. It's all noise and screaming to me.

Heheh....I think the names are parodies of real rapper names. Proximity, if you want some more suggestions:
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Re: Rapstar 1.5
« Reply #6 on: 10 Jun 2005, 12:12 »
i think you need to add captions below those screenies or else darth will come and... oh shudder i just can't say it, it's too horrible!
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Re: Rapstar 1.5
« Reply #7 on: 10 Jun 2005, 12:45 »
i think you need to add captions below those screenies or else darth will come and... oh shudder i just can't say it, it's too horrible!

Umm... Why should he add captions below them? I don't see any reason for that.

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Re: Rapstar 1.5
« Reply #8 on: 10 Jun 2005, 15:06 »
You know ... I was sitting around yesterday thinking, "What does AGS need?"  And the first thing that immediately came to mind was, RAP.  It's really the missing piece of the AGS puzzle.

Rap battles are about as entertaining as a tax audit, but hey, it's your game.  I guess I would be interested to see how you're going to work the AI, but if you're going to finish it in a week I'm guessing the AI isn't going to be that advanced.

Flukeblake - your first post in this thread was pointless, use proper English, and stop acting as my proxy.  I'm capable of doing the job.

Almost all rap sucks

Couldn't agree more.

C'mon? Almost all rap sucks? I'd say the same for rock.

Couldn't agree more.

There is FAR more commercial rock which is listenable.  Since rap/hiphop went "gansta" it ALL sucks.

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No more off-topic posts.  If you don't have something to say about the game, don't post!!  Any more posts like this fine example:

yo my brother in da hood let's go rap with some homies dude, then we'll go rob a bank with our guns bro den we'll get hard on the floor wit some bitches now let's holla my gun is my only friend now let's go to rapstar and start rappin gangsta. :=

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Re: Rapstar 1.5
« Reply #9 on: 10 Jun 2005, 15:12 »
i think you need to add captions below those screenies or else darth will come and... oh shudder i just can't say it, it's too horrible!

Umm... Why should he add captions below them? I don't see any reason for that.
because he wants it to seem like he is obeying the rules and enforcing them.


ON TOPIC

anyway, i think this game is actually quite a nice idea. Although I'm not a crap music fan, i know that many people are, and this game could have a wide audience. If you can script this so that it works nicely, go for it!
« Last Edit: 10 Jun 2005, 15:18 by Zooty »
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Re: Rapstar 1.5
« Reply #10 on: 10 Jun 2005, 17:39 »
The idea is pretty nice and has some potential, but it all depends on the realisation. And actually, when I look at the screens, I don't get very convinced that it will get good. Otherwise, you could really be just very impatient in the graphics department but at the same time some kind of scripting god.
However, I would suggest you to set this game in the RON universe when you already use the character sprites. Not only would it would be a bit irritating otherwise, but also because RON games get very rare in the last time. I have the idea that it would be nice to see some RON characters battling each other in that rap contest (like the chicken against the Baron, or Davy Jones against Captain Mostly, something that comes to mind spontaneously) to demonstrate the dislike against each other.
Hm, whatever.

Oh, and about rap as music: It's true that 99% of it is shit nowadays, but I think Outkast and Beastie Boys stand out with quality in the mainstream.
   
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Re: Rapstar 1.5
« Reply #11 on: 10 Jun 2005, 21:45 »
  Wow guys, i don't want to be part of rap vs metal-rock battle. Calm down. This is just a game  :) Ok, i love rap and you know rap battle is very good idea for game.i see some of you like screens and some of not. i am not a graphmaster, i am doing my best. i am really working hard to make AI perfect. May be AI will not be perfect. You will decide it. if you want to play a game based on rap, this is your game.
 
   By the way, i red readme file of Ron characters before starting Rapstar. There is no restririction to use characters.However, i will  definitely put RON Entertainment in credits.
   
« Last Edit: 10 Jun 2005, 21:50 by proximity »
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Re: Rapstar 1.5
« Reply #12 on: 10 Jun 2005, 21:50 »
Awwww....I was just kidding. I'm sure Chicky was too...not sure- who's Tom Morell?
I can agree with Ozzie. The idea is nice. Prox....I know that it is not my place to tell you how to make your game, but CONCENTRATE ON THE DIALOGUE! Don't take inspiration from Escape from Monkey Island, play Monkey Island 1 and 3, and get some ideas from there. I'd love the idea of a rap battle game
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Re: Rapstar 1.5
« Reply #13 on: 10 Jun 2005, 21:58 »
Awwww....I was just kidding. I'm sure Chicky was too...not sure- who's Tom Morell?
I can agree with Ozzie. The idea is nice. Prox....I know that it is not my place to tell you how to make your game, but CONCENTRATE ON THE DIALOGUE! Don't take inspiration from Escape from Monkey Island, play Monkey Island 1 and 3, and get some ideas from there. I'd love the idea of a rap battle game

i want to make clear gameplay.There is no dialog system. instead, when you press a key (i.e A) character will say something like "yeah".And pressing S would be "come on".You can also make combo. if AI can not resist your moves, you will win the round. Combo system is not completed. i am working on it  :)
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Re: Rapstar 1.5
« Reply #14 on: 10 Jun 2005, 22:08 »
I was thinking of making something like this a while ago. Though not rap related. Interesting idea. Good luck with the game! :)

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Re: Rapstar 1.5
« Reply #15 on: 10 Jun 2005, 22:14 »
<sniff> that means you won't be able to put together and throw out provocative insults about your opponents mother and his dog?
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Re: Rapstar 1.5
« Reply #16 on: 11 Jun 2005, 01:29 »
<sniff> that means you won't be able to put together and throw out provocative insults about your opponents mother and his dog?

Babar don't cry please :) i keep it to Rapstar 2. Rapstar 1.5 is something like test. if i succeed the rap battle basic, i will do more complex battles and words in next game
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Re: Rapstar 1.5
« Reply #17 on: 11 Jun 2005, 12:03 »
I've been planning a game about rapping for a while (im not a huge fan, but i've no gripes with the music). Yours looks pretty smart, and i like the idea for teh combo system. And your stage scene has a very similar layout to one id prepared... strange, though mine is a smaller resolution.

Is there going to a be a story or any traditional adventure game puzzels? Or quite simply just rap battles?

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Re: Rapstar 1.5
« Reply #18 on: 11 Jun 2005, 13:13 »
I'm sure Chicky was too...not sure- who's Tom Morell?

Tom Morello, as I recall, was the guitarist from Rage Against the Machine. He is awesome.

Re: Rapstar 1.5
« Reply #19 on: 12 Jun 2005, 00:28 »
I've been planning a game about rapping for a while (I'm not a huge fan, but i've no gripes with the music). Yours looks pretty smart, and i like the idea for teh combo system. And your stage scene has a very similar layout to one id prepared... strange, though mine is a smaller resolution.

Is there going to a be a story or any traditional adventure game puzzels? Or quite simply just rap battles?

Very interesting - Rich

     in fact, you should realize name of game is Rapstar 1.5.That means there is Rapstar 1. Unfortunately, its language is Turkish.That's why i didn't mention Rapstar 1 here.As you said, there is traditional puzzles and story in Rapstar 1.

     Turkish rappers very liked that game and still demand me to make its second version with sounds of famous rapper "Ceza" in Turkey. i am trying to reach Ceza and take his right to use his sounds and beats in the game.
   
     i think if someone can take licences of famous international rappers (Eminem,50 Cent,....) and make a rap battle game with them, that game would be very attractive for people who love rap music.
 
     Anyway, you should probably ask me why i didn't make Rapstar 1 English version. Answer is simple, i don't have enough English to make Freestyle lyrics. Turkish verison was easy to me but i don't think i can write English lyrics. i can't handle rhymes.

     if somebody decide to make Rapstar 1 in English, i can send him story,scenario,puzzles.Rest of it is up to you  :)
   
     Rapstar 1.5 combo system is enjoyable and hard to script. i didn't have mistakes so far.But if i have, i will let you know
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