Top scientists have discovered a rift in our dimension and predict that horrible monsters will break through to attack us and eat our children within the near future! In order to stop this invasion we must be prepared, so the World Leaders of Industry and Combat Mechanics have begun developing specialized combat mech suits called …
Category: Battle Roller
This morning I resumed work on the Rulebook. Even though all along I had intended this game to be fictionless, I think it really needs one added even if it’s just a paragraph in the intro. So I wrote this: “Top scientists have discovered a rift in our dimension and predict that horrible monsters will …
a couple tweaks, and trying again at a lower resolution
playing around with the models and “animation” tools
Now that all game elements have been rendered in 3D I can use the assets for Rulebook illustrations 😀
I just priced out the game on The Game Crafter using placeholders for cards and mats. The current cost is at $56 I’ll have to come up with some size estimates for puzzle fit elements instead of the cards and mats to see the price difference.
In the Game Maker’s Lab group it was suggested I do all the cards/parts in custom cut chip board like puzzle tiles. I’m sure that would ramp up the cost but is that something worth exploring? Would you prefer puzzle tiles over the cards and mats if it pushed the box price up?
It looks like I won’t be able to do custom chipboard trays for the cards as the max size for the chipboard slugs is too small to accommodate all the cards. So I’m going with a player mat instead. Here’s what I’ve come up with for the mat, and a version showing some sample cards …
As a sample set of the new cards, here’s all the cards for MCBLAM and Major Chin, as well as the dashboard layout. It’s a bit monochrome but the cards will be like monitors in the dashboard. Also, I want to encourage the idea of mixing and matching parts to come up with new combinations …