February 10, 2004
The status page has been updated to reflect the progression in development...
January 23, 2004
Housecleaning and Update
Just doing some long overdue housecleaning. Nothing major. However, the game update
is a little more major. The sad news is that one of the more important code files
was deleted by accident. So a fair bit of work was lost, which sucks donkey. The good
news is that because of the way the code is designed, it shouldn't take long to get things
back to a good state. Not only that, some of the changes I was thinking of making are now
easier because they would ahve been made in the lost code. So in the end I think this little
event is a good thing. It has also re-energized me on the project a little bit.
October 12, 2003
Updated Discussion Link
Updated the link to the discussion thread. Macrossworld upgraded there server and screwed up my link.
Damn them! Damn them all to hell!
May 28, 2003
I know there hasn't been an update in a while, but rest assured the project is still alive and kicking.
It is slow going, do to real life, but it is getting done. Hang tight!
March 25, 2003
Back to Work
Wow. It's been a while since I last posted an update. I haven't had time to work on the
game for a while since we've been getting settled into the new house. So many house chores,
so little time, and one big driveway to shovel free of snow...
But enough about that. I am back working regularly on this game, and I am making good progress.
The game is not dead as some may have thought. Not by a long shot. But life does get in the
way sometimes. Now, back to programming...
December 2, 2002
Well, since Tripod.ca has seen fit to close down, the Screaming Valkyries site has moved
to the home of the maker, Warped Productions. Once a new (and bigger) home is found, it
will probably move again. But in the mean time, you can check back here for all the updates
October 13, 2002
I have put two new screenshots up that are from the introduction "movie" from the
beginning of the game. More specifically, they deal with the arrival of the
Zentradi to Earth.
October 6, 2002
Updated the status page to show the graphics work that has been completed.
October 5, 2002
Alpha Demo Released!
I have put up and alpha demo on the download page. This demo just has some dumb
target drones that fly by and fire randomly. You control a VF-1 Valkyrie and can
fly around, transform, and fire your gunpod at the drones. Controls can be
customized for either a joystick/gamepad or keyboard. Please keep in mind that
many of the features are still missing...
September 29, 2002
The status page has been updated to reflect the new work that has been done.
The basic game elements are finished. The player can fly around and shoot the gunpod,
transform, and do all the other movement commands. The pods fly around (in a predetermined
manner for now), and shoot randomly. The collision detection for the bullets is finished
as well. I will have an early alpha demo out soon so people can get an idea of what the
game will look like. The controls will be customizable, but for now you will have to set
these in a text file. You will be able to attack some drones that just fly by.
September 15, 2002
I put up a link for the
Official "Screaming Valkyries" Game Discussion. If you have any thoughts on the game, good
or bad, post them here. You'll have to register on the Macross World Forums, but it is free
and fast. But you can have a look at what else has been posted without registering.
September 8, 2002
I put up seven new game screenshots. Keep in mind the game still has a long
way to go, and plenty of things will be added. But it should give an impression
of what the game may look like.
September 7, 2002
Keep an eye on this page for news and updates for Screaming Valkyries.