cheeseburger-inhaling yank

Sep 20
skyroguegame:

them MIRVs

skyroguegame:

them MIRVs

Sep 17

jutaah said: Hey, anyway to see a control scheme in game or do the tutorial again? I skipped it and I can't go back.

Thankfully, some community members have caught on to how you can do that and made a post: http://www.reddit.com/r/skyrogue/comments/2gn7in/noobs_question_please_help/

Sep 17
lwply:

Killscreen - A Comprehensive History of Low Poly Art
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

If you follow me, you’ll probably find this series of articles really interesting. I’m pretty good friends with the KO-OP guys, I’m glad they were included.
For the record, I’ve been doing lowpoly flat-shaded stuff for half a decade, but never thought it was part of any kind of greater movement until very recently. At first I did it because I wanted to make 3D games but UV unwrapping hurt my brain, but now I actually greatly prefer the style and find it a natural fit for practically all the games I want to make.

lwply:

Killscreen - A Comprehensive History of Low Poly Art

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

If you follow me, you’ll probably find this series of articles really interesting. I’m pretty good friends with the KO-OP guys, I’m glad they were included.

For the record, I’ve been doing lowpoly flat-shaded stuff for half a decade, but never thought it was part of any kind of greater movement until very recently. At first I did it because I wanted to make 3D games but UV unwrapping hurt my brain, but now I actually greatly prefer the style and find it a natural fit for practically all the games I want to make.

Sep 17
skyroguegame:

ALPHA 20 + GREENLIGHT
Alpha 20 is now available, get it now!
Sky Rogue is now also on Greenlight! Be sure to take a moment to vote!
"Skunk Works" (Alpha 20) Changelog:
NEW TOYS:
NEW AERO: ‘Kirin’ Swing-wing Fighter
New Weapon: Micro-rockets, unguided high-damage missiles that fit in your micromissile slot
New Weapon: AAM-IRMR, very fast IR missile, best against fleeing enemies
New Skin: Sky Fox
New Enemy: Hovercraft
Removed the Aeromod slot because it didn’t affect gameplay enough to justify having it around
Scrap is now a permanent resource
Like before, dying will make you lose all equipped weapons. You’ll need to re-build them to use them again.
The default loadout for every aero only uses free weapons… no more “free lunch” with non-free default weapons, sorry.

TECHNOLOGY:
You no longer have access to all aeros and weapons, you will need to research them
Destroying certain enemies will give you “tech points”, which you can use when you die to research new technology
Researching a tech gives you a free copy of that weapon
In future versions, there will be more interesting ways to gain tech points

MISSILE GUIDANCE MORE RELIABLE, BUT EASIER TO DODGE:
Missile guidance changed significantly: they are easier to dodge, but will more reliably hit a target that doesn’t try to dodge
Most missiles will take twice as long to accelerate to top speed, making them a bit more accurate at steep angles
REINFORCEMENTS:
The enemy will send reinforcements to the island if it feels you’re too much of a threat.
Destroying ground targets will increase this threat
Landing will increase threat significantly (repairing + reloading gives the enemy time to regroup)
Destroying the command center will also increase it significantly
Your current threat level (max of 5) is displayed in the upper-right hand corner
There is no way to remove threat except by clearing the island
VETERANS, ACES, AND MORE GRADUAL ENEMY PROGRESSION:
Veteran and Ace enemies added, they use more missiles and can evade yours
Enemy defenses like the LRSAM and TORO will only appear in later islands
POLISH AND USABILITY:
Colliding with aircraft (dead or alive) will no longer kill you, but it will screw up your orientation pretty bad.
When you equip a bomb, semitransparent reticles will appear over ground targets to assist in aiming
Changed the loadout GUI so you can see the aero you’re working on
FIXES AND TWEAKS:
New InControl version: more controllers should be supported (http://www.gallantgames.com/pages/incontrol-supported-controllers)
Terrain and skybox colors are a bit more saturated now
Bomb / bomblet blast radius increased slightly
MIRV missiles pick their targets in a round-robin style for better distribution. They are now MUCH more useful for taking out drone swarms.
Flares have more ammo but a longer delay before they trigger
BB renamed to FRIGATE
RIG structures temporarily removed, they will come back with sea-based defenses!
Sounds for gunfire and several GUI actions updated
Minor UI polish in some places
Fixed: weird aspect ratio on bombsight
Fixed: using a loadout with one weapon, or no micromissile, shouldn’t wreck everything and show <ERROR> messages
Fixed: ammo multiplier bug when using multiple copies of the same weapon
Fixed: modded skins without decals wouldn’t work properly
Fixed: some GUI elements were visisble in the flyby camera, now EVERYTHING is disabled for cooler screenshots!

skyroguegame:

ALPHA 20 + GREENLIGHT

Alpha 20 is now available, get it now!

Sky Rogue is now also on Greenlight! Be sure to take a moment to vote!

"Skunk Works" (Alpha 20) Changelog:

NEW TOYS:

  • NEW AERO: ‘Kirin’ Swing-wing Fighter
  • New Weapon: Micro-rockets, unguided high-damage missiles that fit in your micromissile slot
  • New Weapon: AAM-IRMR, very fast IR missile, best against fleeing enemies
  • New Skin: Sky Fox
  • New Enemy: Hovercraft
  • Removed the Aeromod slot because it didn’t affect gameplay enough to justify having it around
  • Scrap is now a permanent resource
  • Like before, dying will make you lose all equipped weapons. You’ll need to re-build them to use them again.
  • The default loadout for every aero only uses free weapons… no more “free lunch” with non-free default weapons, sorry.

TECHNOLOGY:

  • You no longer have access to all aeros and weapons, you will need to research them
  • Destroying certain enemies will give you “tech points”, which you can use when you die to research new technology
  • Researching a tech gives you a free copy of that weapon
  • In future versions, there will be more interesting ways to gain tech points

MISSILE GUIDANCE MORE RELIABLE, BUT EASIER TO DODGE:

  • Missile guidance changed significantly: they are easier to dodge, but will more reliably hit a target that doesn’t try to dodge
  • Most missiles will take twice as long to accelerate to top speed, making them a bit more accurate at steep angles

REINFORCEMENTS:

  • The enemy will send reinforcements to the island if it feels you’re too much of a threat.
  • Destroying ground targets will increase this threat
  • Landing will increase threat significantly (repairing + reloading gives the enemy time to regroup)
  • Destroying the command center will also increase it significantly
  • Your current threat level (max of 5) is displayed in the upper-right hand corner
  • There is no way to remove threat except by clearing the island

VETERANS, ACES, AND MORE GRADUAL ENEMY PROGRESSION:

  • Veteran and Ace enemies added, they use more missiles and can evade yours
  • Enemy defenses like the LRSAM and TORO will only appear in later islands

POLISH AND USABILITY:

  • Colliding with aircraft (dead or alive) will no longer kill you, but it will screw up your orientation pretty bad.
  • When you equip a bomb, semitransparent reticles will appear over ground targets to assist in aiming
  • Changed the loadout GUI so you can see the aero you’re working on

FIXES AND TWEAKS:

  • New InControl version: more controllers should be supported (http://www.gallantgames.com/pages/incontrol-supported-controllers)
  • Terrain and skybox colors are a bit more saturated now
  • Bomb / bomblet blast radius increased slightly
  • MIRV missiles pick their targets in a round-robin style for better distribution. They are now MUCH more useful for taking out drone swarms.
  • Flares have more ammo but a longer delay before they trigger
  • BB renamed to FRIGATE
  • RIG structures temporarily removed, they will come back with sea-based defenses!
  • Sounds for gunfire and several GUI actions updated
  • Minor UI polish in some places
  • Fixed: weird aspect ratio on bombsight
  • Fixed: using a loadout with one weapon, or no micromissile, shouldn’t wreck everything and show <ERROR> messages
  • Fixed: ammo multiplier bug when using multiple copies of the same weapon
  • Fixed: modded skins without decals wouldn’t work properly
  • Fixed: some GUI elements were visisble in the flyby camera, now EVERYTHING is disabled for cooler screenshots!
Sep 16

mauriciofidalgo said: is your game ace combat 3 inspired?

I actually never played 3, but I did play 1, 2, and 4. It’s inspired by them and other arcade sims, in part because I don’t like their reliance on real-world aircraft and a linear set of static missions. I always felt like there was space for a flight sim that’s just a little ridiculous and does its own thing with respect to those two topics.

Sep 16

skyroguegame:

Sky Fox

Sep 16

southblazia said: do you have any intentions on adding a network multiplayer so users can connect using hamachi or tungle ?

Yes, but because of the complexity it’s a bit of a ways off. You can expect splitscreen multiplayer sooner; if I implement splitscreen I’ve already laid the groundwork for the game understanding how to work with two human players, which should mean network multiplayer would be slightly less of a challenge.

Sep 16

doctrev said: You have flying carriers, any hope for flying *moving* behemoth battleships to take down?

Are you reading our emails?!? :)

Sep 15

fluorine-indium-nitrogen said: How much do I have to pay you/tell you I love your game for you to add Vipers from Battlestar Galactica to Sky Rogue? because seriously. That would be incredible.

There are some legal issues doing that, but I’m not going to prevent anyone from doing it once custom models / aircraft modding is in…

Sep 15
zorgitron:

More Sky Rogue fanart. Here’s what I imagine the bomber pilot might be like. Maybe I’ll do a pilot for every plane?

zorgitron:

More Sky Rogue fanart. Here’s what I imagine the bomber pilot might be like. Maybe I’ll do a pilot for every plane?