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New 2D fighting game Blazing Strike needs support

Grimmrobe

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https://www.patreon.com/rarebreedgamedev

Hi!

I am Rarebreed. I'm a solo game dev currently working on my first ps4/nintendo switch/Steam title called Blazing Strike. Blazing Strike is a 2d style fighting game with modernized looks and original gameplay/mechanics.

As the sole developer of the game, trying to complete the game and releasing it on the market has been very tough. And today I have decided to ask all of my potential Patrons for help!

So... What can you expect to get for being a Patron?

- Devlogs
- Combo experiment video clips
- Be able to vote on additional characters/content
- Exclusive Playable Demo
- And some in-game goodies

Hope you’re excited about the project!

The game recently moved from 3D models:



To sprites:



Source: http://postback.geedorah.com/foros/viewtopic.php?id=2253
 
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Grimmrobe

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Interesting that they're going for the Patreon route instead of Kickstarter. I'll take a look.

I think he figures he can set up a Patreon in ten minutes, while KS probably takes months and includes lots of legal hassle - and he can always do a KS later too once he has enough content to show people. I am seeing lots of very small projects start out on Patreon and end up on KS. KS is really for medium-size projects and up.
 

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I think he figures he can set up a Patreon in ten minutes, while KS probably takes months and includes lots of legal hassle - and he can always do a KS later too once he has enough content to show people. I am seeing lots of very small projects start out on Patreon and end up on KS. KS is really for medium-size projects and up.
Interesting. I suppose that does make sense.

It's also nice to see a Postback article linked on GAF. He's a high-quality critic.
 

Nymphae

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Weren't you just shitting on small indie devs the other day?

I like the sprite artwork, the 3D models don't look bad either really. Going to keep an eye on this.
 
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Vitacat

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That 3D model looks really good. Hard to compare to the sprites without seeing them animated. But, this dev seems pretty talented so good luck.
 

karaverse

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As a solo dev, I approve this. This looks fantastic already. Before donating, be warned though, actually finishing the game takes a lot more effort than you'd expect. For me, getting the gameplay finished was easier than adding in all the menus, options, screens, testing etc. I hope he uses the money to get some help.
 

Grimmrobe

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Weren't you just shitting on small indie devs the other day?

He's making a fighting game, not a "rogue-lite souslike metroidvania" with artwork from someone who can only draw stick-figures.

If it's a real game, it doesn't need the "indie" label. I have no problems with small games, I only have a problem with small games who try to shield themselves from competition by using some made-up label as an excuse for their failings.

And that's all I am going to say on the subject because I don't want to derail this thread, annoy the mods, and get banned. But you can expect more threads from me on small games, because I have nothing against them.
 
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iconmaster

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Switching from 3D models to sprites is insane. That's basically scrapping your game and starting from scratch. Best of luck though.
 

petran79

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Trigger? If only it was the animation studio....
 
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