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Post news RSS 2016.04.30 Boss 101, ROB has your back!

While you are out battling the latest boss R.O.B. has your back! He’s handling things inside the Command Center with the Professor. In fact he’s got his sights on you while you’re in and out of the Command Center.

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Main Room with ROB, Professor, STEVE and Max


Rob has your back while you fight the good fight!

While you are out battling the latest boss R.O.B. has your back! He’s handling things inside the Command Center with the Professor. In fact he’s got his sights on you while you’re in and out of the Command Center. From his observation deck inside he’s checking on all the latest happenings across your local and galactic systems.

You need not worry about being caught off guard as long as the systems are up and running and ROB and the Professor are on the job. It’s a pretty good thing they are dedicated dudes who take themselves seriously too!

Let’s look over some of the newer systems they recently installed in the Command Center and ones they are installing across the various worlds you track.

Main Action Room

This is their hub. ROB and the Professor work from here and can pretty well tell you about enemy advances as well as the state of your take-out pizza order. (Two of the most powerful abilities known!) Their room has tons of advanced machinery as well as the Professor’s patented surveillance equipment. Check out those webcams and let’s see more of how they work.

Close-up of ROB’s main interface


As with other things we need animated. We start with the art and convert it into .PNGs to animate with. Then we bring things in to a suitable animation program (we use Spine).

Here is the Action Room setup in Spine:


After this we drop it into the game and setup the correct animation triggers for the various parts.

Professor’s Quantum Camera System

Professor Gopher has created a series of cameras for use across any and all systems which need monitoring. You can never be too careful and an advanced warning means a lot when you are up against a serious enemy.

The Professor started in the Command Center with a series of unobtrusive and discretionary cameras. They are respectful of each person’s privacy and are mostly there for quick communication and testing purposes.

Here is one in the Main Command Center Room


A close-up


The setup starts with art and animation.


We added some cool touches we thought sell the idea of a camera taking pictures. A lot of times when we make art for the game the question comes down to “Does this seem fun or will it entertain the player?” If the answer is yes we normally go for it. It’s all well and good to be “real” with effects and designs but in our minds things should above all be fun in Boss 101.

Boss 101 is a story about a boy, his jetpack and their family going up against a gigantic galactic robot army. STEVE and Max (our heroes) will need every bit of help they can get and hopefully you will be there to help them out!

Screenshot of the day!


Check out this baby giraffe friend you can get. He loves you!

Talk with you soon and remember to live your dreams!

-Tim


Thanks for checking in today and as always, please remember to live your dreams!

-Tim

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BurezuWolf
BurezuWolf

damn, you guys invest a lot of time into the animation ;o great work !

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DonleyTimeFoundation Author
DonleyTimeFoundation

HA! Yeah, we are putting in a bunch of time for things like character and background animation. It's all about building up the world of Boss 101 to make it interesting for YOU!

Thanks for the comment and keep coming back for more updates! We appreciate it!

-Tim

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BurezuWolf
BurezuWolf

haha thank you for investing such time and effort in making games :)

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DonleyTimeFoundation Author
DonleyTimeFoundation

Thank you! We're making this game as much for the players like you as we are for ourselves!

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