This was really fun, I'm looking forward to the next demo you release!
Tubby Simple Cat - Prototype Demo
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Tubby Super Cat - Prototype Demo
Welcome to the Tubby Super Cat Demo
This game has been long awaited and I wanted to give a demo out for everybody who wants to play!
A platformer involving Tubby Super Cat, he can Run, Jump and Climb his way around the world.
This is a basic version of the idea that I want to create, everything is being recreated so there may be a few glitches in this version.
The game is intended to feel like a classic era Platformer but with the beautiful visuals of the modern age!
Try it and have some fun!
Like what you've seen? Be sure to check out my stuff on YouTube!
Click download now to get access to the following files:
- Input/Controls Fixed26 days ago
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Really nice project and nice work! Tubby seems like a nice cat haha! Have you considered participating in our GDWC #gamedev contest ? Check out our itch.io page for more info :)
Ah, I think there is no download button :/
Aesthetically, this is quite nice. Definitely has the potential to become a fun, charming game.
As for the gameplay, it's mostly smooth. But, the input mapping desperately needs some attention. I know that you're planning to basically rewrite everything, but this demo's input mapping is exceptionally rough. So, even for a demo destined for obsolescence, I'd still suggest an input polish pass, for usability.
First, the binding. There's no way to bind camera movement to a gamepad's right analog stick or the mouse. There's also no way to bind actions to analog inputs (e.g., crouch to a gamepad's left trigger). And, axes are inverted (positive is down/right, negative is up/left). Although Unity's built-in input manager is far from ideal, these issues are all solvable while using it.
Then there's the default controls, which are nonstandard, to say the least. The default keyboard controls are the arrow keys for movement and WASD for the camera. Gamepad camera controls are pause to look up/right and select/back to look down/left. The camera zoom gamepad button is the bottom face button (A on an Xbox controller). Jump is the top face button (Y on an Xbox controller).
As a side note, if you want to automatically recenter the camera vertically, it should only happen when the player is moving. A stationary player is most likely looking around intentionally.
Finally, a couple of minor notes. I noticed while climbing a tree that the puff particles continued to emit while stationary on the tree. They seem to be set to emit over both time and distance. And, when you walk up the purple ramp near the start, you're stopped at the top by the corner of what I assume is the top terrain's box collider, which extends beyond the rounded corners of its mesh.
All that being said, thanks for releasing an early playable demo! I'm definitely interested in seeing where this project goes.
I just fixed the Analogue and Default Controls and I'm uploading now. I forgot to check them and have been using the Keyboard for a while.
Controls on other gamepads are going to be wrong, I can't really fix that since my Gamepad is not xInput, or at least I'm not using it in xInput. The controls are correct on my Gamepad but I guarantee if I switched to my old Gamepad they would be bad.
The default controls on Keyboard are the Movement on Cursor Keys. This absolutely is Standard, if you grab an Emulator for a N64 you'll see this is the standard for Platformers, I really don't like Mouse move Camera controls in Platformers, they should be designed to handle the camera appropriately as you move without having to be modified. The camera movement in this is a little weaker than it should have been but you can move and not touch the camera control for the most part.
Either way I've fixed the Analogue Camera issue and Defaults for Gamepad and am uploading now.
All Collision issues are not going to be a problem from here forward, the entire Character Control Code is being replaced, the whole collision logic in this is much worse than in my fan game project and the reason I created that was to practice better character control, so no problems there :)
Thanks for Playing.
Honestly, beyond a few collision issues such as the fact that I can any angle below 90 degrees by running grouching and juping repeatedly, as well as the fact that the camera should be more automatic then manual. It's a really good game! I see no reason why you would want to start from scratch.
Thanks, but the entire underlying code for this is nowhere near the quality of the SM64 Reimagined fan game I made. The reason I made that was to learn to improve my platforming code massively.
Here the example you gave running on extreme slopes, I can't fix that easily with this code, it's much more difficult than that one is.
You should make a VR Gorefield game!
Please delete the Link to your YouTube channel.
I would have done this myself but itchio screwed up the Delete and Edit buttons and the only way for me to remove this comment would be to Ban you.
So I may as well leave the choice to you.
I'm sorry, but I wasn't linking my own youtube channel.
Thanks for deleting it.
Videos of the game make sense here, but links to actual YouTube channels will become spam very very quickly. When you look at the spam comments on YouTube and your video does ok, you'll see it's just 90% links to apps.
I gotta make sure they don't start, because they will never stop appearing otherwise.
Love the project dude and all the work into it.
Can't wait for a new demo soon on a new Engine.
TUBBY I LOVE YOUUUUUU