A massive 2D Metroidvania fused with Diablo like ARPG mechanics with massive amounts of detail, progressive ideas and Next Gen 2D HD graphics. Corpses ‘N Souls is about combat, defense, harvesting, corpses, souls, crafting, spells, abilities, tactics, adventuring, collecting loot, progression, stealth and unique gameplay experiences. Set in a massive, detailed, colorful, vibrant, dark and ghoulish gothic sci-fi world blended with classic Metroidvania and ARPG mechanics. Your journey takes place within the E-K planets in the Epsilon quadrant of the Universe where you will choose a species and class to take on the challenges before you. Become the master of harvesting Corpses and Souls or be one of its victims and be harvested yourself. As the Universe dawns the start of “Soul Revolution” no one’s Corpse and Soul is safe.

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Introducing the very first video of Corpses 'N Souls that shows off the Real Time 2D Shadow system and the very first Developer Commentary Video for Corpses 'N Souls.

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I am proud and excited to finally show the very first Developer Commentary Video of Corpses 'N Souls. In this video I will go into details regarding the new Real Time 2D Shadow system that I have added to my game engine 2DEvolved and Corpses ' N Souls.

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In this video I will demonstrate the awesome 2D shadow system(work in progress) but also provide a first glance at what Corpses 'N Souls looks like in motion. Corpses 'N Souls have been going through continually revisions and iterations as I lock down my game engine and hone in to the vision of how Corpses 'N Souls should look and feel. I am happy to say that I am once step closer and am very close to the look and feel that I want. Having said that I am happy to start sharing my work in video format to the gaming community.

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It is recommended to watch the video in YouTube and in [full screen] or at least the expanded [Theater Mode]

As the main character traverses the world of Corpses 'N Souls you will project real time 2D shadows on the environment. The shadows are generated from the equipped loot you have on and the current animation you are playing it is all 1 to 1. There are two main types of shadows that project in real time from the player and the world objects which all can be activated or disabled to cast shadows and have their own unique logic as to how they cast and their behaviors. All the shadows are configurable in terms of translucency, color, Y depth, Max left and right X as well as any other logic you want to describe as their behavior of the shadows. In the demo I have programed that the shadows positions and logic is based of the Moons position and against the GPU buffer size for scale etc. As you will see in the video it gives a very 3D like shadow render to the sprites and environment and looks realistic.

Projected Shadow : Cast Left and Right according to the Alpha Moon or Sun

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Projected Shadow : Under feet for location and depth

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Particles project shadows :

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These are just some samples of the features of the Real Time 2D shadow system.

I hope you enjoy the video and new media.

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