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Kren

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Found it!
« on: November 05, 2010, 02:17:44 PM »
I found the early images of TP2. The style of the goo here, mainly because of the slight trail, is what I hoped you guys would have kept.
http://blog.dingogames.com/tasty-planet-2-mockup

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Re: Found it!
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2010, 03:19:57 PM »
We originally wanted a sort of slimy trail behind the goo, but getting it to look good animated was difficult. Moving in one direction is easy, but getting the trail to animate properly when changing speeds and direction is very hard. I'm not sure if it's even possible using the animation techniques that we were using. I think that to do it properly we would need to do some kind of procedural animation that simulates the goo behavior. I never went down that road so I'm not sure how difficult it would be - I figured that even if I could get the goo animating properly, getting the graphic style to fit in with the rest of the game would be another big challenge.

So we went with something simpler.  :)

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Re: Found it!
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2010, 04:07:02 PM »
aww :-\
well then, make sure you include it in TP3 if you ever make one. I had a whole list of ideas for TP2 updates and/or features for TP3, but I can't find it :-[