The first version of Robotronish is using six different actors on the screen: Soldier Sniper Patrol Zapper Hostage Player (Despite the names, I don’t think it will turn out to be a military game. These are basically working names.) Here’s a summary of the actions and weapons for each: Soldier — These are the basic bad guys. […]
A Game Dev Diary
This page lists posts made while I work on a new game for mobile devices. It’s inspired by the old arcade game, Robotron:2084 and is called Robotronish (working title, at least).
It’s one of those “as I find time” projects so it may be slow going — but I’ll try to post progress reports fairly regularly.
Not too long ago I watched a “post-mortem” of the game Robotron:2084 and started wondering about writing a touch-based version of that game for mobile devices. But then I realized I didn’t want to do a clone, I wanted something that was inspired by Robotron but was its own game. And so, Robotronish was born. (Yes, […]