Biolab Disaster - Flash-quality game written in pure HTML5

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Biolab Disaster - Flash-quality game written in pure HTML5

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http://www.phoboslab.org/biolab/

making of:
http://www.phoboslab.org/log/2010/09/biolab-disaster


Browser Compatibility:
Opera 10.61: Perfect
Safari 5.0 (Mac): Perfect
Firefox 4 Beta 3: Perfect
Firefox 3.6: Sound issues; slow
Chrome 7: Sound issues
IE 9 Preview: Sound issues; slow
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Nice!

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Safari (OS X 10.5) using between 100% and 178% CPU on a core 2 duo 2.16ghz. Generally around 100 to 125%.

That's a lot of CPU for such a simple looking game.
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Yeah, i ran into it a couple days ago.
It's nice in a retro way.
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MCP wrote:Safari (OS X 10.5) using between 100% and 178% CPU on a core 2 duo 2.16ghz. Generally around 100 to 125%.

That's a lot of CPU for such a simple looking game.
This is where 10.6 will offshoot more processing power to the graphics chip and where newer nightly builds will improve performance.
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This is probably the best online action game I've played. Not to mention it was made in java and html. Great speed and graphics.
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dipseydoodle wrote:This is probably the best online action game I've played.
:shock: You've been missing out on some good games then:
http://www.newgrounds.com/game/actiongames
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/list.p ... order=vote
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I've actually played a lot game from newgrounds(such as Super Mario Crossover) but still I think this is one of the best.
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It's not made in Java.
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Unnheulu wrote:It's not made in Java.
Phoboslab wrote:So what's the deal?

The game you (hopefully) see above is not done in Flash. It's pure HTML5 and Javascript. You don't need any Plugin to play, just a good Browser.
And the engine is as well.
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Please note the difference between Java and JavaScript. These are different programming languages, which share nothing than part of the name and some syntactic superficialities.
(If you want, I could elaborate more, but you could also look it up on Wikipedia or so.)
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dipseydoodle wrote:I've actually played a lot game from newgrounds(such as Super Mario Crossover) but still I think this is one of the best.
Amongst other things, this game is helped by having some truly top-notch sprite art. It's a lot harder to do than it looks.
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Yes jet I agree completely... I would love to have skills like those guy(s) did.
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I couldn't get this to start up the first time I tried it, but having managed to get it to work the other day, it's pretty awesome. Quite an achievement, although the superlatives that have been applied to it are a little overstated. I've played better flash platformers. Just not with this sort of programming.
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thespaceinvader wrote:I've played better flash platformers.
I thought the whoe point was that it isn't a flash platformer.
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