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The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« on: 14 May 2020, 19:36 »


Hi adventurers,

I wanted to present you a new project of a point & click graphic adventure that is currently being developed in Spain. The adventure is called The Adventures of The Black Hawk. The story takes place in the south of France, during the French Revolution, where our protagonist, an unfortunate aristocrat who leads a double life, tries to help behind his mask the lower class with the help of his privileged social position.




The project started in April of last year and soon we will launch the web, in classic style too. We are trying to recall the graphic adventures of the 80s and early 90s that amused us so much trying to be true to his style in every way. This is a third person point & click adventure with a resolution of 320x200px using its famous 9-verb interface.

What do we offer you?
We assure you, a graphic style based on LucasArts with totally original backgrounds and characters, own soundtrack appropriate to the style, fun, humor with a lot of irony, bizarre situations and sword fights in the style of Indiana Jones games.




Here our website where you can find more information about our adventure! We hope you like it!





Enjoy it!!  :)
« Last Edit: 06 Apr 2021, 09:48 by croquetasesina »

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Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #1 on: 14 May 2020, 20:03 »
Looks fantastic.  Looking forward to playing it.   :cheesy:

Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #2 on: 14 May 2020, 20:47 »
Oh wow I love your game already!!!  Looks exactly like my sort of game.  ;-D  That first screenshot is a thing of beauty.

All the best with development.
 

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Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #3 on: 15 May 2020, 03:26 »
Looks absolutely fantastic! Can't wait!

Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #4 on: 15 May 2020, 17:51 »
Thank you very much!! I am sure that if you like these images you will love the game. Both the graphics and the gameplay will remind you of Lucasarts in many ways. And there will be easter eggs ...;)

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Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #5 on: 17 May 2020, 08:59 »
This looks fantastic, I will keep my eye on this :)
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Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #6 on: 17 May 2020, 13:27 »
Looking good!

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Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #7 on: 17 May 2020, 15:03 »
This looks great and game play like Lucasarts will be great to re-live the dream! Seem like this is nearly done so keep at it and broadcast when done so we can try it out... (unless you need testers!)
Cheers,
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Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #8 on: 17 May 2020, 15:42 »
I absolutely Love, love, love (not enthusing too much am I ?) the look and feel
of this game and can't wait to play it. I have had a look at the trailer and it
doesn't disappoint. You can't beat the Retro games.

Well done Croquetasesina. Keep up the good work.

Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #9 on: 18 May 2020, 19:33 »
Wow!! What a surprise, I didn’t know if such a retro game would have such a good reception. I’m really glad! I will keep you informed of new developments ;) Thank you for being attentive and comment.

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Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #10 on: 27 May 2020, 09:50 »
You go get them tiger! I predict this game will be super fun.
 

Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #11 on: 28 May 2020, 06:04 »
You can't go wrong with a LucasArts-esque game, ever!  So excited to see & play once it's completed!!!

Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #12 on: 03 Jun 2020, 17:53 »
You go get them tiger! I predict this game will be super fun.

Thank you very much, with your collaboration it could not be otherwise!! We hope it will end up being a great game to remember many years ahead. You’ve done a BRILLIANT job!

Re: The Adventures of El Halcón Negro
« Reply #13 on: 18 Jun 2020, 09:04 »
We have a new video on our social networks where you can see one of the adventure background.

Re: The Adventures of El Halcón Negro
« Reply #14 on: 04 Jul 2020, 09:34 »
The French composer Jessca Fichot, trained at the Berklee College of Music, has composed a version of the main theme of our adventure for the music of the final credits of The Adventures of The Black Hawk. Both the original lyrics and the arrangement of the main theme are his, with a style close to that of the traditional songs of France of the eighteenth century. ¡ We hope you like it!

Vídeo in instagram
https://www.instagram.com/tv/CCMZvD0ovyO/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

Video in facebook
https://www.facebook.com/theblackhawkadventures/posts/157838112482999

Video in twitter
https://twitter.com/blackhawkadvent/status/1279328278894055424?s=20

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Re: The Adventures of El Halcón Negro
« Reply #15 on: 04 Jul 2020, 17:20 »
Oh i adore Jessica's music! Hung out with her at GDC a few years ago. Super cool person.
« Last Edit: 14 Jul 2020, 00:28 by Dave Gilbert »

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Re: The Adventures of El Halcón Negro
« Reply #16 on: 04 Jul 2020, 17:32 »
Ok, the background and character graphics look very nice, the music is formidable, but you should work over the walking animation of the hero a little bit, because it looks more like he is gliding over the ground in goose step.
I did a quick search for a video tutorial and found this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5QTCwiJUmmo which seems not too bad.
« Last Edit: 13 Jul 2020, 21:12 by Darth Mandarb »

Re: The Adventures of El Halcón Negro
« Reply #17 on: 13 Jul 2020, 19:22 »
We appreciate your input, but the way he walks is something we had already changed ;) We just haven’t uploaded any video with the new animation
« Last Edit: 13 Jul 2020, 21:12 by Darth Mandarb »

Re: The Adventures of El Halcón Negro
« Reply #18 on: 29 Aug 2020, 16:35 »
Updated social networks! We continue with great advances

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Re: The Adventures of El Halcón Negro
« Reply #19 on: 29 Aug 2020, 19:40 »
Holy smokes this game looks legit.  Watching with great interest.


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Re: The Adventures of El Halcón Negro
« Reply #21 on: 31 Mar 2021, 21:12 »
I was just thinking about this game the other day so it's great to hear that progress is being made.  Keep up the good work!  I really dig the new screenshot.

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Re: The Adventures of El Halcón Negro
« Reply #22 on: 01 Apr 2021, 11:40 »
Looking good!  :)

Re: The Adventures of El Halcón Negro
« Reply #23 on: 01 Apr 2021, 22:59 »
Nice graphics. I was surprised to hear a french theme song. Before reading the presentation, I assumed the hero was spanish since he looks a bit like Zorro and the game is developed in Spain.
 

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Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #24 on: 06 Apr 2021, 12:21 »
Nice graphics. I was surprised to hear a french theme song. Before reading the presentation, I assumed the hero was spanish since he looks a bit like Zorro and the game is developed in Spain.

This is remotely inspired by "The black tulip" which was written by Alexandre Dumas (same as the 3 musketeers and Count of Monte Christo). Even though not massively famous, the original story and its character still had some success in Western Europe, there was a movie with Alain Delon and so on. Hence the French/Spanish vibe : The movie was mostly a French production but it's one of those things that are in the collective pop culture of non-English Europe. So much so that a Spanish team decided to make a game out of it.
And yes, he's like a French Zorro (preceding Zorro's creation by 70 years  ;) ). You could also say he's like a French Scarlett Pimpernel (except the Scarlett Pimpernel is ultra-royalist bullshit  :P ).

In conclusion : This is a very cool project inspired by an underrated main adventure character. And they changed it enough to make it their own. Win-win!  ;-D
« Last Edit: 07 Apr 2021, 08:15 by Monsieur OUXX »
 

Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #25 on: 06 Apr 2021, 15:32 »
Thank you very much for your words and explanation, Monsieur OUXX. It is just as Monsieur OUXX has said, who I know knows very well the movie and the book.



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Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #28 on: 09 Dec 2021, 12:51 »
We (the moderators) are having a discussion about this very thing (using social media links as updates rather than post the update here).

For the time being, while not [yet] required by the rules, it would be helpful if you could post the update to this thread (just edit your last post) so those of us who refuse/don't use Twitter (et al) can still see/follow the game's development?

Thanks!


Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #29 on: 24 Dec 2021, 15:17 »
A little Christmas promo!

On behalf of the entire team at The Adventures of The Black Hawk, Merry Christmas!


Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #30 on: 25 Dec 2021, 22:30 »
I’d like to show you a little preview of what’s coming...

« Last Edit: 25 Dec 2021, 22:34 by croquetasesina »

Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #31 on: 28 Dec 2021, 18:34 »
Looks amazing!  I can't wait--do you guys have a release date yet?  (Sorry, I don't use twitter or instagram, etc., so this is where I'm following your updates...)

Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #32 on: 28 Dec 2021, 21:03 »
No!! Excuse me here, I thought it was more common than I imagined using social networks. I post you a little bit more here as previews of some scenes from the game.

No doubt the release date will be 2022;) Exact date I can’t tell you yet.

Unfinished sketch (already background finished! hehe)



Looking the gallow


Home, sweet home


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Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #33 on: 20 Jan 2022, 14:12 »
I'm very excited by this game.
All the visuals and music are super tasteful yet not over-the-top, one can clearly sense the artistic sensitivity in this project. A real vibe of Monkey Island 1 -- except in VGA and with less shoehorned spoofs ;)
 

Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #34 on: 27 Jan 2022, 07:05 »
I'm very excited by this game.
All the visuals and music are super tasteful yet not over-the-top, one can clearly sense the artistic sensitivity in this project. A real vibe of Monkey Island 1 -- except in VGA and with less shoehorned spoofs ;)


Thank you very much for your words. It is a pleasure to read such things and such comparisons do us honour.
This afternoon I will share more content about the game, big surprises are coming :)

Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #35 on: 27 Jan 2022, 22:26 »
How exciting it is to do our first tests with the game box!!



« Last Edit: 27 Jan 2022, 22:29 by croquetasesina »

Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #36 on: 28 Jan 2022, 14:59 »
This looks beautiful! Can’t wait to give it a run
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Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #37 on: 27 Feb 2022, 11:32 »
Evil will never reign over justice!!



« Last Edit: 27 Feb 2022, 11:34 by croquetasesina »

Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #38 on: 13 May 2022, 11:02 »
Some images of the adventure! We continue to develop at a very good pace!!! We hope you like them ;)







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Re: The Adventures of The Black Hawk
« Reply #39 on: 13 May 2022, 14:39 »
These look good! Especially love the texture work in the kitchen scene, great use of pixels.