Olvand is a little multiplayer sandbox RPG, where the players live in self-built towns and can go on all kinds of adventures together. Imagine living with your friends in a small town in the mountains, or creating a new group of friends in a pub in the metropole you all live in. There will be several mini-games the inhabitants of a server can play together, among which will be combat based games like King of the Hill or Capture the Flag. You will be able to play against other people in your city, or as a city against another city, or as a whole server against another server. The combat works with self-built guns, in which all kinds of powers can be combined to create unique effects.
I'm looking for someone who wants to make a written or a video tutorial for a complicated part of my game: building your gun.
Posted by Woseseltops on Oct 18th, 2012
Hi everyone! The playtesting is still going very well; while I work on the next patch in my free hours, every now and then people come online, test some stuff, and tell me what went wrong. I also like how the playtester group keeps growing slowly: people really use the 'invite a friend' feature, which is nice. The next big group of playtesters will be invited once the new patch is ready.
But that said, let's get to why I'm writing this post: I notice that most playtesters don't use the gun customization features. Of the 50 Olvand accounts at the moment, only 5 have the olb combination achievement, for example. This is not only a pity because gun customization is my favorite part of the game, but also because it will be essential to many minigames in the future. This is gun customization in it's most basic (and useless) form:
This lack of self-made gun probably exists because, I'll admit it, it IS a bit complicated when you start. It'll become clear and intuitive quickly (I know from LAN-playtests), but you have to take that step and learn the system. Therefore, I want to give you some help and have a tutorial which explains some basic gun builds. I almost started writing one myself, but then I realized this might be a good opportunity to have some community interaction! On top of that, if someone else does it, I'll have more time to build cool features :).
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Please send me a pm here on ModDB/IndieDB/Desura if you're interested. If I get more offers, I will pick the best 3, so please send some of your previous work to convince me!