Some TDAH posters, for art’s sake

poster23Things are going slow in the space, at least in Dimitri´s one. We are focusing our great effort on finishing and polishing Aldebaraan, wich BTW, is getting a name change, like the ex 80 Boxes, now Asses and Boxes.

But dont worry, The Dead Astronaut´s House is not forsaken! To proof that, here is some new poster artwork.

This one is for the Argentine space program, Argentellar.

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And for art sake, again, take some poster compilation.

 

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There are asses everywhere!

Yes, the new name for the game, Asses And Boxes, is vastly justified.

The characters have now perfect rounds butts, the new zombies are assombies or buttomfaced walkers. There is even a flying butt that pullulate around and poops new boxes as needed.

Some concept art:

 

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And here are some of the new hats and faces implemented and ready for action.

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The Assension!

Hello folks, some news on 80 Boxes!

First of all, that will not longer be the game´s name. From now on it will be: ASSES AND BOXES: THE ASSENSION.

 

The name will be self explanatory, asses here, asses there, and over there too! Asses in the asses and boxes in the asses. So, the new name it pretty ..assertive.

For now thats all!, but i will leave you some of the character customisation art, interface side.

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More stars in the sky

Merry Xmas to you! and you, and that guy behind the walls! Our present for yall is a new update for Aldebaraan!

Yes, its not a BIG update, neither a small one.

  • 18 new levels
  • 2 new items
  • Updated UI
  • Some minor bugs fixed

One of the new items is a portal. Classic funcionality: You enter from one side and get teleported to the other side. The outcoming angle of the ship its the portal’s angle. This gives the game a lot of new combinations and crazy situations.

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The second item is the random moon. When a ship hit it, it gets destroyed and a random item will appear in its place, even a new random moon could appear.

It also gives the ship a random value to its power. May be rest a lot of power, a little, or give it a boost.

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You can find these new items at level 46 and above!

Keep reaching the stars!

 

Tunning the arcade machine

In Shoor we make games for love. We try to make money out of it, but really this is all about love. Love for the games, for that old magic that use to pop up from our eyes when we were little childs in front of an arcade. Just standing there, watching “the machine” playing.

Today i raise you this: The SHOOR ARCADE MACHINE!

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We plan to use it for events, mainly for 80 Boxes. But as you can notice its a “generic shoor” themed vynil, so we can show as many games as we want on it.

There still little details to polish, like the color of the buttoms and handles, time will get it done.

And…. in a dark place, a Shoor Arcade exclusive game is being forged.

Soon

 

 

The Dead Astronaut’s Background

Hello there space travelers!

While my VGA is melted down (fact that dont let me work in Unreal Engine 4, so i cant work with TDAH),  i took this time to polish the background story of the main character, the historical context and the mythological context, specially this last one.

The time line of the mythological context is so large that goes right to the beginning of the universe and beyond, to the previous universes.

I dont want to spoil anything, i just list some mayor events:

  • The Blind Archeologist destroys the previous universe and create this one using The Octogon
  • The rise and fall of The Ancients
  • the creation of The Three Elder Gods
  • the creation of The Eights
  • Creation of Thoi Sean, his star Aldebaraan and his duty to the mankind.
  • The trial of Dimitri and The Dead Astronaut’s House.

 

Sounds good right? at least to me 😀

One good thing of getting this background cooked is the fact that i was able to abord the elements of the game and the art way more accurate to the story. Some reflect of this is the progress of the main poster’s art

This is a (almost) final version of The Dead Astronaut’s house:

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As you can see it still have a vintage movie style. This one in particular inspired in 2001: A Space Odyssey 

The drawing of the astronauts is something to polish, but the poster itself will be like this. You can see the aesthetic of the 60’s, you can see Aldebaraan, a star with mayor relevance in the story, you can also see Dimitri and the Octagon.

And now some other old posters that i didn’t show you:

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Some of this may, or may not be used ingame.

Well, that’s all for today. Hope to get a new vga soon and finish the game 😀

Aldebaraan released!

Yes! Aldebaraan is finally on the Google Play Store!

After a long ride, our first mobile game, Aldebaraan see the light of the day in its very first version, wich includes endless mode and a campaing with forty five levels that are easy-medium difficult balanced.

As days pass by, we will be updating the game with new maps, objets and art, so stay alert!

You can get it for free in the Google Play Store here:

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Hope you like it and all your feedback is welcome!

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Is that Dimitri?

 

More words about the Astronaut

Greetings travelers! Today I’m sharing more info about The Dead Astronaut’s House.

As I’ve already told you, it will be a short game. It can take you some time between 5 or 60 minutes, it’s all about how much you explore the story behind the walls.

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Yes, there is a redhead wondering over there.

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The Dead Astronaut’s House is a story of redemption. It is also a story of love. But in fact, it really is a story about a mysterious god and his childish will.

This will be the first part of many stories: a big series will be revealed along many games, videos, comics and written stories.

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In the meanwhile, here is a tech demonstration. It’s an early stage of the scenario, but it’s a pretty accurate demonstration of the intended atmosphere for the game.

 

 

In the search for some vintage looking spaceman.

The Dead Astronaut’s House project is advancing good and steady. Soon, I will be showing a new video. In the meanwhile, here are some concepts for the game’s poster.

The story is set in the late 60’s… well, sort of. In fact, the game is set thousands of years in the future, but I’m not talking about that right now. I hope you like the posters!

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Revealing: Dead Astronaut’s House

While 80 Boxes is in the oven, cooking itself up, and My Tower My Home is finished, I’m already working in the next project: The Dead Astronaut’s House.

It will be a minigame, more like an interactive story, in FPS format.

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So, whats this “game” about? I will only tell you the core of the story: There is a dead astronaut right in the lawn of the house, the grave it’s already dug up, there is a shovel, and the house is over an asteroid in the deep space. Who is that astronaut? why is he dead? who dug the grave? ..why is this house here? WHY I’M HERE??

 

Its a short game, it will take between 5 to 15 minutes, depend on how much you’d like to dig on the story written on that walls.

It’s the first of many episodes, all are planned to be shot like this. And best of all, it will be free, like our spirit.

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The game is under development with the great and powerfull Unreal Engine 4.11, so you can expect some good looking space corpses.

 

ETA: July 1st (May and will vary)

 

Here is the first tech test