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Monday, September 17, 2007

The author of Knytt Stories had posted a concept art for his new project, currently titled Night Game.

Additional information from Nifflas, as pointed out by pi (thanks!):

"I want to create a game that takes place in a 2D landscape. The background scenery will contain slopes, but it does not have to be curved like in the demonstration images.

Except for the static terrain, I am only interested in two shapes. Rectangles and Spheres. The player character will be a ball that can be rolled with the left and right arrow keys. Boxes and rectangles collide realistically with the ball, and can be pushed and tipped."

Nifflas working on a physics game? Scrumptious.

Nifflas' Games
Clickteam forum posting


Blogger LoverBoy69 said at 9/17/2007 12:15:00 PM:  
Finally some slopes. Although his other games did manage very well without them.
Anonymous Anonymous said at 9/17/2007 12:21:00 PM:  
Knytt Stories has slopes, he just doesn't use them very often. And yes my palms are sweaty.
Anonymous Anonymous said at 9/17/2007 12:37:00 PM:  
Word on the street (or Clickteam forums, whatever) has it that this game will be using a physics engine currently in development for MMF2. Check out this post Nifflas made on the Clickteam forums.
Anonymous Anonymous said at 9/17/2007 01:13:00 PM:  
This almost sounds like an action game. I can't imagine Nifflas making a good action game, his style seems to be more relaxed than most games. I suppose we'll see!
Blogger Unknown said at 9/17/2007 02:18:00 PM:  
It's got a ball for a main character, hooray!

Personally, I liked WaDF a lot more than Knytt, or Knytt Stories.
Blogger Lim-Dul said at 9/17/2007 04:02:00 PM:  
Waaait a minute. Nifflas and physics? Nifflas and action? He sure as hell can make this kind of game - what was WADF all about if not about action and physics? WADF wasn't relaxed in any way - it had very difficult sections, enemies and timed sequences.
Anonymous Anonymous said at 9/17/2007 07:45:00 PM:  
sigh! another ball character. im excited already !