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Update #20

A lot of behind-the scenes stuff

Hey guys!

It's been a little over a week since the Kickstarter has ended, and I really don't have a ton of stuff to show yet. There is a lot of stuff going on on programming front, as I am getting to know GM Studio and desperately trying to avoid a recode-from-scratch. I was successful in getting some parts of LOI to run on my Xperia Play Android phone, which was cool, but it's nothing but a neat trick at the moment, unfortunately.

I am about to sign the contract for the game's music - which would be pretty amazing, as the game never had dedicated music before, especially of this caliber.

Cheers.

Andrew

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      Creator Sara Ven on August 21, 2013

      You're doing a great job, just keep us updated! :)

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      Creator Vince Vazquez on August 21, 2013

      No worries man. It's pretty typical for a lot of Kickstarter games to go a little quiet immediately after the Kickstarter, as projects ramp up serious production and... y'know... have to build the entire game at that point :) It's frustrating as a backer, but as a creator, it's to be expected. Do whatever updates you can, and man, will it be sweet to see this thing after some serious milestones have been hit and all the pieces start falling into place. CANNOT WAIT!

      Crossing my fingers GM Studio won't fail you - I'm under the impression that it's pretty limited though, but I never seriously looked into it. So get on some forums, fire off some emails (does YoYoGames still make the Game Maker software? Bug their Help & Support people!), do what you gotta do. But if it's not coming together, yeah, it's best to make this decision and lock it down and start up a recode ASAP. It'll suck in the short term, but it'll be better in the long term.

      Glad to see some updates all the same! Thanks man :D

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      Creator Jay Shah on August 21, 2013

      That's a good start Andrew! Do the the things you have to today and then work your way to the next goals! Make Legend Of IYA the BEST GAME EVER! OK, just do the things ya gotta DO. I look forward to the next updates. Good things take time. GO GO GO!!!! LOL - NICE ;-D

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      Creator Christopher Hill on August 20, 2013

      I'm with Knux. We're with ya'. Keep up the good work! Rome wasn't built in a day. :)

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      Creator Peter Jacob on August 20, 2013

      Agree with Glenn below. GOG are good people well worth your time to investigate, especially with this new indie initiative of theirs.

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      Creator Michael Jordan on August 20, 2013

      glad to see this is getting underfoot. Did a lets play of it on youtube, but it only had about 100 hits. Want to show people more of this when i can.

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      Creator Ryan Sadwick on August 20, 2013

      Great to hear about the music! If you end up rewriting the code, you'll probably end up rewriting it again later on... it's a nasty circle, don't fall into it :)

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      Creator Glenn Magus Harvey on August 20, 2013

      Always great to hear more about the music. :)

      By the way, I just got wind of this thing for indie games at GOG: http://www.gog.com/indie
      If you plan to distribute the game DRM-free (not just to us backers), this might be interesting.

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      Creator Knux Kitsune on August 20, 2013

      I can't help but notice that you seem a little overwhelmed. At least that's the feeling that I get from reading your update. Just relax. We're here for you, not against you. Learning a new development environment can be a lot of hit and miss at first, but I'm sure you'll get the hang of it. I'm sure there are also others in the community willing to give you a hand if need be.

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      Creator Stephen Macneil on August 20, 2013

      I'm really excited about this game.

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      Creator Ricardo Chirino on August 20, 2013

      I can't wait to hear the music! (and play the game of course!) Please keep us posted with the progress. Cheers!

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      Creator enderx30 on August 20, 2013

      That we managed to get here is amazing. Keep up the good work.

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      Creator Aysir on August 20, 2013

      I don't think anyone expected instant progress! But keep up the updates and everyone will be happy :)

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      Creator Nicholas Greder on August 20, 2013

      Bug Buzz! great News!

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