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2D Forever: Thunder Force IV Returns

Want. This. NOW:

What you need to know:

  1. It is not a Game Maker project: it’s actually being done from scratch in Open GL and Java.
  2. Right now it’s using recycled TF sprites, music, etc. but there will be new weapons, enemies, etc. as the project progresses.
  3. There has been discussion about including both a ‘casual’ mode and an RPG mode, I imagine in the vein of Radiant Silvergun. (The ‘casual’ mode would just be the vanilla game without the leveling aspects.)
  4. There’s talk about making a galaxy map with, basically, unlimited levels (in theory) but, of course, in practice limited to only several million.1

Anyway, there is no release date, etc., but wondersonic (the creator) is taking suggestions, etc., at his YouTube page and he could probably use a hand if you can provide some expertise, so get on it!


1 OK, OK: just thousands.

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  1. 08/09/2010 at 02:58

    Hi,
    the project continues with a new video of the second level:

    Regards,
    WS

  2. 08/16/2010 at 15:28

    Another video for this second level still under development:

    Cheers,
    WS

  3. Wondersonic
    08/29/2010 at 05:20

    And the video of the very first boss:

    WS

  4. Wonder Sonic
    03/11/2012 at 07:23

    After some months of inactivity, I started it again using the Unity3D engine; differences are… remarkable:

    A webplayer is also available now!

    WS

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