In this tutorial, I’ll explain how to add interactions to a prop in a scene using the Shadowrun Hong Kong level editor. We’ll have a look at the options specific to inspect clues or environments using the basic interactions menu.
At MIGS 2015, Tanya Short let us in the things they learnt from failure on Kickstarter campaigns at Kitfox Games, and how analysing failures can help you to conduct successful ones. This article revisits the lessons from Tanya’s inspiring presentation.
In this tutorial, I’ll explain how to add interactions to a prop in a scene using the Shadowrun Hong Kong level editor. We’ll have a look at the options specific to picking up items using the basic interactions menu. Continue reading Shadowrun level editor basic interactions : picking up an item
In previous Shadowrun Hong Kong tutorials, we’ve seen how to add assets to a map and place a floor on a plane. Today we’re going to add some walls to the scene.
Creating a map with the Shadowrun level editor is easy, but requires patience. Once you have set up your content pack and its dependencies, it’s time to do some mapping.
Audio can do much more for your game than giving a tone and informing player behavior. Kevin Regamy showed many example of great sound design for inspiration. He illustrated how considering audio early and often in a project can give better results – just like for user research. Here’s some of the benefits Kevin highlighted.
If you tried to start the shadowrun level editor and it either doesnt’ start at all, fails to start after loading a level, or fails to launch the playable level when ou try to test it, you may find a fix in this article.
PART 2 Botanicula is a “relaxed game perfect for hardcore gamers, their partners, families and seniors”; A point and Click adventure by Amanita Designs, who already won our hearts with Machinarium.
I’ve had the chance to test this game with two teenagers: Joe, a core gamer, Alex, a casual gamer and Robin, a 5 year old little girl, a 66 year old grand mother and a zen-game loving mom. Here’s some highlights of their player experiences.
Tested on PC/Mac
This review includes screenshots and details of the end of the game, beware of spoilers
If you arrived on this article from one of my other shadowrun tutorials, it means you tried to create a new project in the shadowrun editor, but you couldn’t chose dependencies when trying to create a new content pack. The content pack list appears empty and you can’t select any of the ones you should be able to view. Impossible to select the dependencies.
Today, we’ll look at how to get the shadowrun editor running and create a new project. First of all, you need a copy of the shadowrun turn based role playing game. If you don’t have it yet, I’d recommend getting hong kong directly as it is the third iteration on the game and it offers more user friendly features, though it has fewer assets.