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by Shadow_Walker
August 9th, 2014, 12:30 am
Forum: Game Development
Topic: [DIY] making html5 wesnoth-themed roguelike
Replies: 167
Views: 32901

Re: looking for html5 wesnoth-themed roguelike

Oh, about those heros... They should probably have appropriately heroic names, like all characters in Wesnoth do, right? Could someone point me to the rules of making typical elvish and dwarvish-sounding names in Wesnoth? Or, even better, make a few male/female names for all six playable characters:...
by Shadow_Walker
August 8th, 2014, 9:12 pm
Forum: Game Development
Topic: [DIY] making html5 wesnoth-themed roguelike
Replies: 167
Views: 32901

Re: looking for html5 wesnoth-themed roguelike

These problems have largely been solved already. What you need is an app engine library. Take a look at some of these: http://html5gameengine.com Thanks for the pointers, but I have two issues with it: (1) most free game engines are maid specifically for side-scroller realtime platformers, while I ...
by Shadow_Walker
August 8th, 2014, 2:28 am
Forum: Game Development
Topic: [DIY] making html5 wesnoth-themed roguelike
Replies: 167
Views: 32901

Re: looking for html5 wesnoth-themed roguelike

Okay, this freeware indie gamemaking thingie goes easier than I hoped for. JavaScript is not as bad as I expected it to be. It is more about my code, which is ugly :) Six heroes - is it enough? Each hero will have different hack'n'slash style (melee/ranged/move/defence/quests): http://i61.tinypic.co...
by Shadow_Walker
August 1st, 2014, 2:42 am
Forum: Game Development
Topic: [DIY] making html5 wesnoth-themed roguelike
Replies: 167
Views: 32901

Re: looking for html5 wesnoth-themed roguelike

Okay, I'll take these replies as an overall positive response, will post updates as it goes. Thanks to everybody. Stupid question: I am making sprite sheets (multiple images combined into one) to be used with the game. Should I embed GPL notice and wesnoth.org link directly into spritesheets (say, a...
by Shadow_Walker
July 27th, 2014, 4:38 pm
Forum: Game Development
Topic: [DIY] making html5 wesnoth-themed roguelike
Replies: 167
Views: 32901

[DIY] making html5 wesnoth-themed roguelike

DOWLOADS: http://www.indiedb.com/games/wessense/downloads Hi All, I've been enjoying Battle for Wesnoth for many years, but now I start wondering why BfW totally escaped this html5 indie gaming hype? Where are Wesnoth-inspired fast-paced roguelikes? Polished pixel art/graphics is there, storyline is...