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Amazing Contributions

September 3, 2007

People are building some amazing castles for Fortress.  A picture speaks a thousands words so…

Castle by Tornado Castle by Rushhour

The two relevant threads: here and here.

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And The Lord Said…

July 17, 2007

Well, not the almighty, but the Lord of the land – and he said, “Let there be towers!”  And so there were…

prototype04.png

It’s buggy and unrefined and only placeholder graphics but it shows that the logic is starting to take a little shape.

Slowly Does It

July 17, 2007

I’ve added a basic game menu and loading animation whilst the game world is populated.  Obviously (from previous screenshots) the game world is still a bit sparse but the aim is to change that over the next couple of weeks.

I’m going to concentrate on a few game objects:

  • Towers and walls – the basics of a castle :-)
  • Trees
  • Hills

That will give us something that almost looks like a game.  Of course the challenge after that will be to turn it into a game but hopefully by then it will generate a bit more interest so I won’t have to shoulder all the burden myself.  Regardless, it’ll be at least a few months before something playable emerges and even then it’ll just be a demo.  Still, each step is a step closer, eh?