Post by nocturnal YL on Jun 21, 2015 2:47:49 GMT -5
I'm trying to summarize this game's capability.
Objects: 60 types with an unexplained "Customize" button. (Screenshot)
Shake variations that I know of: Bill Blaster --> Red Bill Blaster (shoots homing Bullet Bills, or shoot non-Bullet Bills at a high speed) Goomba's Shoe --> goomba's high heel? Koopa Troopa --> Red Koopa Troopa (SMB1) Super Mushroom --> Luigi Mushroom
Modifiers: Super Mushroom + Enemy --> Big enemy (Doesn't seem to work with Bill Blasters) Wing + Enemy or item --> Flying enemy or item (flying Piranha Plant not supported) Stacking enemies, items or Bill Blaster
Theme-dependent: The game physics itself SMB1 Mystery Mushroom (gives costume) / SMB3 Super Leaf / SMW Cape Feather / NSMBU Propeller Mushroom SMB1, SMB3 Goomba's Shoe / SMW, NSMBU Yoshi SMB1, SMW Spike Balls / SMB3 Jelectros
Post by Arcadenik on Sept 14, 2015 21:58:48 GMT -5
So who else got Super Mario Maker? I got it, made some levels, and uploaded them.
Goomba Underground: 7E5F-OOOO-OO3A-96D9 Bouncy Shell Tower: 2A6D-OOOO-OO3A-A5BO Hammered Clouds: 5O49-OOOO-OO3A-BOOD scratch that, it is now 7341-0000-003D-FEB7 (I edited it a bit and added some SFX effects (light bulbs) to let you know there are invisible blocks above you)
I don't know if the codes use the letter 'O' or the number '0'.
EDIT: Oh, by the way, we are getting a Super Mario Maker stage in SSB4.
Last Edit: Sept 15, 2015 14:11:26 GMT -5 by Arcadenik
Post by Nester the Lark on Sept 19, 2015 12:05:17 GMT -5
Sky Ruins: 298B-0000-0051-07A6
This started out as a high concept, and I just kinda improvised from there. Again, I don't think it's a terribly difficult stage (unless you're bad at jumping), but I think it's an entertaining "journey."
On a side note, I was surprised to discover this morning that my Step By Step stage has a less than 50% completion percentage after 17 attempts. Was it really that hard?
EDIT: Sorry, I meant 17 attempts from nine players.
Post by Nester the Lark on Sept 20, 2015 21:12:11 GMT -5
Yeah, my percentages for both stages have gone down since then.
I honestly feel a little bad when I see that some people never actually finish my stages. They weren't designed to be super difficult (although I'm sure they seem a lot easier to me, the designer, than someone going in blind), so it's basically like a sign that they didn't find my stages that much fun to play.
I mean, frankly, designing a "murder machine" doesn't take that much skill. (I also have no interest in the hands-off "Rube Goldberg" stages that seem to be really popular for some reason.) I'm aiming to make stages that players can enjoy the journey of. If players are unable or unwilling to complete that journey, then that can be seen as a failure on my part.
I did earn my first star today, tho, for the Sky Ruins stage, so someone liked it.
Post by nocturnal YL on Oct 1, 2015 9:48:24 GMT -5
I wuld be more surprised if this took much longer to hit the million mark, even for a Wii U game. It's essentially a file editor (and you don't see synthesizers or BASIC compilers getting mainstream popularity), but it's also considered a main series (kind of) Mario game, and one that lets you make the game's contents yourself at that.
I have currently paused playing Super Mario Maker. I have an idea that mixes costumes and automatic Mario (identity crisis yay!), but clearing the expert levels is simply too demanding. I have to keep resetting until I get a level that isn't too unforgiving.
Post by nocturnal YL on Oct 1, 2015 14:53:14 GMT -5
People will eventually make stages with this costume in it, and players will be curious about it. Better make it available worldwide than making it read-only for overseas players, if you ask me.
They're also accepting submissions of levels for Mr Arino to play live at 22:00 (JP) on 12/12, which can be viewed in Niconico Live and YouTube Live. You have to submit the level first for the level to be eligible, as the submission form asks for the course ID. www.nintendo.co.jp/wiiu/amaj/arinoplay/index.html
nocturnal YL: According to Nintendo's IR calendar, they're going to release their financial information up to December 2020 on 1 Feb. Switch sales (68.30 mil at Sep 2020) may very well surpass that of the 3DS (75.94 mil), but how will it compare to the GBA (81.51 mil)?
Jan 31, 2021 12:10:02 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: It's closer to the GBA sales than I thought. Switch hardware sales up to December 2020 is 79.87 mil, while I expected about 78 mil.
Feb 1, 2021 8:07:53 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Also, while they stopped counting 3DS and Wii U hardware sales, software went up from 385.12 mil to 385.85 mil and 103.27 mil to 103.31 mil. Switch software sales went from 456.49 mil to 532.34 mil, surpassing that of NES and Game Boy.
Feb 1, 2021 8:09:41 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: So now that I have a capture device, I've been looking at my games and tried to figure out the resolution and frame rate they run at. Trials Rising is 540p30, Project DIVA Mega Mix has the UI at 720p60 and the simpler, single-singer PVs run at 540p60…?
Feb 6, 2021 11:42:34 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: All the Atelier games I've seen so far (Arland 1-4) run at 1080p30, which is a bit surprising as I expected a lower resolution for Lulua. Void Terrarium and Puyo Puyo Tetris 1 and 2 all run at 1080p60. PPT1 also ran at 1080p60 on Wii U, so no surprise.
Feb 6, 2021 11:45:41 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: ↑ In Atelier Lulua, the system UI and even some parts with 3D models (like the synthesis screen) run at full 1080p at 60 fps. That's a huge leap from the previous two games in the series. World map runs at 30 fps though, despite not being intensive.
Feb 8, 2021 11:13:44 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Rune Factory 4 Special runs at 720p60. Fire Emblem Three Houses is a weird case; it looks like 900p30 to me, but because of the way the edge of the models are drawn, the graphics end up looking very ugly.
Feb 8, 2021 11:15:06 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: I've been doing the same thing I do every time I consider getting Smash Ultimate: playing Smash for Wii U. It turns out there are still plenty of people playing it online. Makes me curious about Splatoon 1.
Feb 20, 2021 10:08:42 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: The online also worked better than I remember. Maybe because there are fewer people...?
Feb 20, 2021 10:10:09 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: My skill curve in Smash Bros seems to be the opposite of other games: the more I play, the worse I get.
Feb 23, 2021 17:28:27 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: TIL I had not yet unlocked all the stages in Smash for Wii U. Just unlocked the last one today, six years after getting the game.
Feb 24, 2021 18:35:31 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: If you want a new perspective on your own Mario Maker levels, just wait more than three years before playing them again.
Mar 6, 2021 9:44:32 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: This kind of reminds me of modern 3D printing, where the software needs to formulate the steps for replicating the object rather than just going in a simple 2D matrix manner as in inkjet printing. Nice video.
Apr 3, 2021 9:13:25 GMT -5
Evie the Mother Hen ❤✿: From the looks of it we could create a Pokémon Family ROM hack, FE Family, etc.; but if the number of stiching points was changed from the original design you'd need to fix that with more hacking.
Apr 6, 2021 14:22:17 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: I'm working on something for the forum. Hopefully I'll have it finished this week.
Apr 10, 2021 11:30:13 GMT -5