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A tiny super-short thriller journey (a love letter to C64 recreation “The Detective”)


Saving a spot for one thing I’ve been engaged on for fairly a while (the work has began in July 2021 however solely lately has it reached a state the place it is considerably showable).

As said within the title of the submit, the sport goes to be a tiny, super-short thriller journey drawing inspiration from a Commodore 64 recreation “The Detective”. The participant takes the position of a Scotland Yard inspector invited to a British countryside mansion to resolve the case of a mysterious deadly accident.

Or perhaps it was not an accident in any respect? And did the butler have something to do with it…?

Anyway, the sport is being created in Unity and the visible type is a consequence of two elements: my deep affection for mixing low-poly 3D with pixel-art and the truth that I’m largely a programmer, not a graphic artist. Gameplay-wise the sport will probably be relatively just like “The Detective” – the participant walks across the mansion and gathers clues by speaking to characters, interacting with objects and accumulating objects. The time will move in real-time (Durr...?) and there will even be a tough time restrict (identical to in C64 authentic). Control scheme is relatively easy (motion, motion, cancel) and can help each keyboard and gamepad (together with touch-screen controls, trace, trace  Well, hello there!).

Most of the story, characters, dialogues, objects, objects and mansion structure is established and determined upon and presently I’m specializing in precise manufacturing utilizing Aseprite for graphics and Blockbench for 3D modelling (are you aware Blockbench? OMG it is so cool!). The work goes relatively slowly (however regular!), so I count on this thread to be up to date considerably commonly, even when not too typically.

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