Helios is an open world Action RPG, with a action based combat system. Therefore the player is forced to aim in order to hit a monster rather then bashing buttons. But fighting is not the only thing that you can do, growing your own vegetables is an ease. Those vegetables can then be cooked into a tasty stew and consumed for more health. Also you have the ability to gather you're own ore's and craft these into the most amaizing weapons there are. Monsters won't drop any weapons, armor or gold. Instead they will drop more plausible items like fur, bones, teeth, etc. These can then be used for crafting your items.
I've been working on Helios for quite some time now and I've finally gotten down to the action combat part.
Posted by jorisshh on Aug 9th, 2012
I've been working on Helios for quite some time now and I've finally gotten down to the action combat part. The system uses collision detection to define hits, combined with hit boxes on the monster, damage gets calculated. Swords have a refraction trail behind them that is generated at runtime.
When a monster is hit on the head 30% extra damage will be dealt. Also weapons can be enchanted to gain extra attributes such as knock back strength, fire strength, ice etc.
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