Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Landing Party Lost | 2D Pixel Art Game Screen Mockup

Mockups of a Sci-Fi Adventure Game Idea

Landing Party Lost Main Menu Game Scree Mockup

Landing Party Lost, is an idea I have been slowly kicking around.  I was watching the latest Star Trek movie and loved the look of the set where the first Klingon encounter takes place.  Then it got me thinking about Another World, also known as Out of this World.  I loved that game and have always wanted to do a game similar to it.

So sat down and quickly did a rough sketch and started to build out from there.  I wanted to combine the visuals from Pitfall on the Atari but use modern per-pixel lighting.  So I brought all of the spites and 2D images into Blender 3D and started to piece a few scenes together.  From there player movement was wired up with logic bricks and a couple of python scripts to handle room transitions and sprite animation.

I don't know if I will keep building upon this idea mostly because I just don't have a clear enough idea of how the game will play.  It did get me thinking about the need to really buckle down and finish a project, a small project would be good. 

Environment design doodle with some brain dump on top.