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I've been adding some aesthetic and ambient features to the game, including crabs!

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I've taken the time to add some decorative sea-life in the past two days. So far there are 2 types of crab, clams and urchins, all come in slightly varying colours. I'm trying to deliver a rich ambient experience in this game, not just gameplay alone. I've even considered releasing a screen-saver edition of the game that just sits in view of all the sea-life moving around and what not.

On the graphical front ambience is good, but on the audio side... The game has no audio at all yet. I'm searching for someone to make sound effects and music.

Some more fish got added to the database to see how well rarity spreading and size differentiation works, and it's looking good. I'm trying to keep the amount of fish in the database down at the moment until I'm finished developing fish, as I'll be constantly adding variables to them.

Gulls are now in the game, an unstoppable nuisance which will sometimes dip down and snatch up small surface-dwelling fish! They don't do this often, and only fly into the level every so often, so it's not a massive deal. Odds are you won't be looking to catch much of the small surface fish too often anyway.

All of this is backed up with screenies! I've already posted some in the image section, but here's more!

Thanks for following, more updates soon!

Here's some gifs too!

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pkyrkos7
pkyrkos7

You can find many sounds and music all over the internet that are free to use,so I'd suggest that you make a big search to see if you can come up with anything handy.You could also go to the sea and record the sounds yourself if you live near sea.
Also it would be very nice to upload a video of the gulls trying to catch a fish ;)

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Zorklis
Zorklis

Maybe he doesn't have recording equipment..
But yeah I do also recomment searching the internet for sea sounds..

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ArcadiaxDev Author
ArcadiaxDev

This is a good idea, I've thought of doing it for some small sounds, and I live by the shore, so maybe I will try my hand at it, Thanks!

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Zorklis
Zorklis

You know you could record a video of you catching a fish (after everything is implemented/working)
How do the fish swim exacly?
Do they move in circles or from point A to B?

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ArcadiaxDev Author
ArcadiaxDev

Right now they randomly move from left to right at speeds between what their species is capable of. They also move up and down randomly, I'll try recording a video and uploading it soon.

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Zorklis
Zorklis

Thanks :)
This game is getting popular every day..I like it

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