As indie should I work with Publisher?

Lot of my indie friends ask me if they need publisher to make success and what’s the pros and cons working with them. I have experience in both developing a game with a publisher, making a game for publisher and being publisher for developer.

In this post I will try to give you guys tips about this topic. It will be first post in Indie Development Tips category.

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Creating Sniper Rifle

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As I wrote earlier will try to implement all of the weapons from Military Silver Pack. Next in line is Sniper Rifle. Again we would need to implement new functionality to BaseWeapon – second fire. In this case second fire will trigger sniper scope.

  • Sniper Rifle should have zoom and sniper scope functionality,
  • I want to have “bullet time” effect triggered sometimes, (camera chasing bullet),
  • Use BaseWeapon functionalities to drive the weapon,

Lot of new stuff coming here.

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Create Grenade Launcher

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So far we were using instant fire methodology. Now it comes time to improve BaseWeapon to be able to shoot with projectile.

  • Fire projectile instead of instant fire,
  • Possibility to choose which fire type weapon have,
  • Creating launcher projectile,
  • Doing radius damage,
  • Add impulse to ragdoll on explosion,

This will be more advanced post but working with projectiles is fun!

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