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Mechajammer (formerly Copper Dreams) - cyberpunk RPG from Whalenought Studios - now in BETA

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by Infinitron, Sep 28, 2015.

  1. HeatEXTEND Cipher Patron

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    wew, looks nice
     
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    I wish this forum had a remindme feature.
     
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  3. buffalo bill Prophet

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    Just downloaded the updated "beta" and all of a sudden it is completely unplayable. Now the game opens full-screen instead of windowed, but when I try to click on the map to move my character, they go in a random direction or don't move at all.

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    Whalenought_Joe please implement keyboard-based movement! I'm begging you! The current control setup SUCKS even when it is properly working!
     
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    Because of these two, I decided not to buy Wasteland 3 and save my money for this game

    I am loving the color palette and its artistic style
     
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  6. grimace Erudite

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    This is a beta test.

    This iteration of movement does feel different than past iterations.


    There is a line of sight arrow drawn outwards from your character that will point in the direction your character faces. You may need to adjust mouse sensitivity (if playing a laptop with trackpad, disable trackpad or other mouse input devices). The further away from your character your mouse pointer is the easier to determine the direction you face.

    Now remember, this being a turn based game, when you click to move you are entering your move command.

    High Octane Simultaneous Turn-Based Combat requires patience and thought. Plan every move before clicking.


    That's a common Steam game issue.




    Whalenought_Joe probably isn't reading your comments.

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    Since this is down:
    https://whalenoughtstudios.com/community/


    Feedback goes here:
    whalenoughtstudios gmail.com

     
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  7. buffalo bill Prophet

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    Dude. I understand how the mouse commands are supposed to work. At least on the PC I am currently using, movement controls are currently totally broken—I have about ten hours logged with the previous beta build and never had problems beyond the mouse input being ultimately a bad way of implementing movement commands (that is, I could play the game fine, but always wished for a fundamentally better control scheme).

    I don't get this pedantic tone you are adopting. Most games I play are traditional roguelikes, and I know how to play turn-based games of this sort. I'd post problems on the game forum, but the forum is down. Have sent emails before with no response.
     
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  8. grimace Erudite

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    Neutral tone.

    Basic trouble shooting and helping others who are reading this public forum.

    Have a nice day.
     
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  9. buffalo bill Prophet

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    This sounds like you are explaining how a turn based game works to a five year old. That fits my definition of 'adopting a pedantic tone'.

    But I admit that tone is sometimes hard to discern on a message board. I don't want to start a fight, I want to controls to get fixed and eventually to be improved. Expressing my interests and concerns on a message board that the devs are known to sometimes read seems like a fine way to try to make that happen.
     
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    Condescension is really hard to take from Ronald McDonald's retarded purple butt plug.
     
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    Just gave it a spin. Very nice art-style and feel.

    Hope final gameplay doesnt become too much hack n slash though. Cyberpunk SitS seems about as good as it can get at this point, which is totally fine.
     
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    So 2021 will be awesome because of Encased, Stalker 2 , Spire of Sorcery, ATOM Trudograd, Fallout- Mutants Rising , Fallout: Yesterday and now Copper dreams.
    Noone will stop the hype train!:bounce::bounce::bounce::kingcomrade:
     
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    I chose not to post that, because what the fuck?
     
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    Cool physics?
     
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    Ok, I have to chime in with my 2 cents:

    I find many indie game names to be beyond terrible, regardless of the quality of the rest of the game. Names like Vagrus (STD???), Aloloth (Trololol?), Encased (Boring?), etc. So why would you go from Copper Dreams (which is actually a GOOD name, evoking Cyberpunk-ish stuff perfectly) to Mechajammer, which sounds really, really dumb?
     
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    I'd love to do a copper dreams type game where you're a crackhead steeling copper piping out of houses to sell so you can get your next fix.
     
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    I'd love to do a copper dreams type game where you play a London bobby fantasizing about stomping heads at a BLM rally.
     
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    If I had to guess it was probably changed because of the stylization switch.
    IIRC (My memory is shit and I don't really follow this game) their original pitch had a much more Bronzey-orange colour grading and seemed to be a more esoteric approach to "Dark Grungy Cyboorpoonk"


    I actually do like the art direction of the game right now but Copper Dreams was a better name.
     
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  21. buffalo bill Prophet

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    I agree, and also think it has to do with marketing. When you google 'copper dreams', you get images of a game/games that looks nothing like the current game. Hopefully the name change indicates no more radical gfx changes
     
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    Social media frenzy! Now we just need a tweet of

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    the release date.
     
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  24. daveyd Savant

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    Perhaps after seeing the success that others had going from "No True With the Furies" to "Disco Elysium"?
     
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    I cant tell, is it still the "simultaneous turns" system?
     
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