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Fireball 3 *alpha
Author: SoftWarewolf Submitted: 9th January, 2003 Favourites:0
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hey i finaly released a alpha of Fireball 3 public!

its as far as i can see the most advanced breakout game ever made.

levels have "at least" 4 bats, one on each wall in this alpha level.

just as in fireball 2 you can use spells but here you also got items that dont require mana.

one of the main improvement from fireball 2 is that the ball bounce perfectly from the bat
if the ball bounce a bit to the right on the bat it will bounce to the right

the screen has also much better design and it aint "wide screen" anymore

after lotsof request's i have now added multiple lives = and you got 2 seconds "cooldown"

the alpha come with 2 great music tracks but you can also load a custom file or play CD

Please mail me if you find any bugs or have any suggestions

to start with spells and items load the save file "all stuff.f3s"

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http://sww.pogostick.net/f3/install_fireball_3_alpha_jan03.exe (6mb )



Posted by vortex2 10th January, 2003

wow.. i have never seen someone spend so much time on a breakout game. if those gfx arent ripped, there the best gfx ive seen for a breakout game, and the interface is probally also the best ive seen, for a breakout game. Although, even if this is the best made breakout game ive ever seen. that does not pardon the fact, that it is still a breakout game. ;)
 
Posted by Jason Orme 10th January, 2003

Its a nice twist of a bat N Ball game. tad hard though.
 
Posted by Tigerworks 10th January, 2003

Looks really nice, but then you went and put two Windows lists on it [frown]
 
Posted by Tigerworks 10th January, 2003

Looks really nice, but then you went and put two Windows lists on it
 
Posted by Tigerworks 10th January, 2003

:( (I should stay off Clickteam more)
 
Posted by Chris 10th January, 2003

I think you should hide the windows cursor except when needed
 
Posted by SoftWarewolf 10th January, 2003

the gfx is orginal ;) the cursor is needed for having control of the bats location's if i added a custom pointer it would go behind the list boxes etc
 
Posted by Aali [Crazy_Productions] 10th January, 2003

you should use some kinda "custom lists" instead of those ugly windows lists
 
Posted by Pete Nattress 10th January, 2003

wow... 6 meg for a breakout clone... no thanks. but the graphics look pretty sweet (psychadelic, but sweet nontheless). i'll download the finished product!
 
Posted by FlooD 10th January, 2003

6meg comes from mp3s. You should use a custom pointer, just bring it to front. Ball sometimes goes through the tiles and you could make better animations.
 
Posted by SoftWarewolf 10th January, 2003

i cant bring active in front of list box ball sometimes go trough what?? its not suposed to bounce away from all kinds of blocks
 
Posted by zork25 14th January, 2003

The fireball looks much better now ;)
 
Posted by David Newton (DavidN) 15th January, 2003

This really deserves a review. So it shall be written, so it shall be done. And by the way, sorry about not mentioning spells/items - missed that the first time I read the description.
 
Posted by SoftWarewolf 16th January, 2003

wow! long review ^^ i havent realy included alot of information on this alpha... you dont need to use mouse pointer on the menu´s you can press 1,2,3 etc for spells and q,w,e etc for items i might use a 3x3 field for graphic displayed items and spells instead of that ugly list box ;) o and it cant realy play all module files only .it files will work.. i gona fix that... note that the CD feature plays a random song instead of the first track ;) im chocked about getting 10 for graphic and 7 for gamplay personaly i would give it 7 for graphic and 9 for gameplay instead :P
 

 



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