shmups.system11.org

Shmups Forum
 
* FAQ    * Search
 * Register  * Login 
It is currently Fri Aug 12, 2022 7:01 pm View unanswered posts
View active topics



Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 11 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: A video tutorial on how to make your own Shmup in Pico-8
PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2022 7:50 am 


User avatar

Joined: 26 Feb 2021
Posts: 11
I'm starting a tutorial on how to make your own Shmup from scratch! It's for gamedev noobs. From zero skills to completely finished game in one video series.

Image

The goal is to make a basic Shmup first and then slowly turn it into an AWESOME shmup!

ImageImage

New episodes on Wednesdays and Saturdays. I will use this thread to keep a list of the episodes and post significant progress. Let's gooooooo!

Episode 1 - Hello World
Episode 2 - Moving Stuff
Episode 3 - Controls
Episode 4 - Shooting
Episode 5 - Animation
Episode 6 - Health UI
Episode 7 - Starfield
Episode 8 - Animating Stars
Episode 9 - Game Over
Episode 10 - More Bullets
Episode 11 - Enemies
Episode 12 - Collsions
Episode 13 - Invulnerability
Episode 14 - Explosions
Episode 15 - Better Explosions
Episode 16 - Shockwaves
Episode 17 - Music
Episode 18 - More Enemies
Episode 19 - Big Enemies
Episode 20 - Enemy Spawns
Episode 21 - Enemy Movement
Episode 22 - Enemy Attacks
Episode 23 - Enemy Bullets
Episode 24 - Spread Shots
Episode 25 - Aimed Shots
Episode 26 - Pickups
Episode 27 - Bombs
Episode 29 - Bosss
Episode 29 - The End

Also annoucing the Lazy Devs Basic Shmup Showcase.
If you participated in the tutorial you have one month to finish your game and submit it to the showcase. I pledge to play all of the submitted game and to discuss them in a dedicated video!


Image


Last edited by krystman on Sat Aug 06, 2022 10:55 am, edited 15 times in total.

Top
 Offline Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: A video tutorial on how to make your own Shmup in Pico-8
PostPosted: Sat May 14, 2022 3:15 am 


User avatar

Joined: 26 Feb 2021
Posts: 11
Update: Here is where we are at the end of Episode 5

Image


Top
 Offline Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: A video tutorial on how to make your own Shmup in Pico-8
PostPosted: Sat Jun 04, 2022 3:10 am 


User avatar

Joined: 26 Feb 2021
Posts: 11
Update: Here is where we are at the end of Episode 8

Image


Top
 Offline Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: A video tutorial on how to make your own Shmup in Pico-8
PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2022 1:39 pm 


User avatar

Joined: 26 Feb 2021
Posts: 11
Update: Here is where we are at the end of Episode 14. Basics all in place. Ready to spice up those explosions!

Image


Top
 Offline Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: A video tutorial on how to make your own Shmup in Pico-8
PostPosted: Tue Jun 21, 2022 4:28 am 


User avatar

Joined: 11 Aug 2009
Posts: 39
Let's take a look, thanks for sharing.


Top
 Offline Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: A video tutorial on how to make your own Shmup in Pico-8
PostPosted: Wed Jun 22, 2022 2:40 am 


User avatar

Joined: 26 Feb 2021
Posts: 11
My pleasure!

Update: Here we are after episode 16. Explosions nice and spicy!

Image


Top
 Offline Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: A video tutorial on how to make your own Shmup in Pico-8
PostPosted: Sat Jul 09, 2022 10:57 am 


User avatar

Joined: 26 Feb 2021
Posts: 11
Update: This is after episode 21. To keep things simple we focus on a classic Space Invaders style Shmup. But we do spice it up with special effects like smooth enemy movement.

Image


Top
 Offline Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: A video tutorial on how to make your own Shmup in Pico-8
PostPosted: Wed Jul 20, 2022 1:27 pm 


User avatar

Joined: 26 Feb 2021
Posts: 11
Update: This is after episode 24. We introduced enemy bullets and learned how to make pretty Bullet Hell-style spread patterns.

Image


Top
 Offline Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: A video tutorial on how to make your own Shmup in Pico-8
PostPosted: Tue Jul 26, 2022 8:29 am 



Joined: 09 Jun 2021
Posts: 3
Nice and amazing post this one is, thanks for sharing…





expressHR login


Top
 Offline Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: A video tutorial on how to make your own Shmup in Pico-8
PostPosted: Sat Jul 30, 2022 6:03 pm 


User avatar

Joined: 26 Feb 2021
Posts: 11
This is after episode 27. We have bombs, pickups and everything. Ready for the boss fight!

Image


Top
 Offline Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: A video tutorial on how to make your own Shmup in Pico-8
PostPosted: Sat Aug 06, 2022 10:58 am 


User avatar

Joined: 26 Feb 2021
Posts: 11
This is what our Shmup looks like at the end of the Tutorial. We have super action-packed levels and an epic Boss Fight!

Image

Image


Top
 Offline Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 11 posts ] 

All times are UTC


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Space Pilot 3K template by Jakob Persson
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group