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RockSauron
10-30-2014, 06:08 PM
CONCEPT

Chains of Time is a dream I've had for, oh, I'd say three or four years now. I want to make it come to fruition in LittleBigPlanet 3, as a top down Zelda style action adventure game.

STORY

I do not want to detail too much, as I do not want to ruin it for any more people, but those who have heard it pretty much all say it's really good. If those I've told want to give their opinions, please do so, but don't spoil it for others.

What I will say is that this story revolves around Time Travel and themes of fate and free will. Being a Time Travel story, you hop around in time a lot, encountering various locales. Current plans include a typical JRPG fantasy village, a Roman style empire, and a futuristic factory.

GAMEPLAY

These are my current thoughts for the controls, still a WIP though

Left Stick: Walk around
Right stick: Dash
[]: Sword Attack
x: Jump
O: Use item
/\: Interact
R1: Grab objects (push/pull)
R2:
L1: Block
L2:
D Pad: Select item

HELP

So, I've got a ton of work to do, obviously. At the very least, 10 levels are currently in my plans. So, I would appreciate as much help as I can. I have my pet brat, who made costumes three years ago I liked but lost, making some new costumes, so I've got that covered. Of course, that isn't the main thing I'd need. In my last project, "LBPC: The Game", it worked out where each level had one person who did the whole thing, which did result in a clash of playstyles and concepts that did not translate to a full game. So this time, I would like if everyone could work together on all levels instead of doing each level by themselves.

I do not really want to beg for help before I start proving myself, but at the same time I know I cannot do most of this myself. Also, I feel that helping plan the base game would be more fun than simply doing what I already planned out, so I thought I might as well ask. At the moment, things like music and voice actors can wait, though I will want that in order to make this crazy dream of mine the best it can be :p

Oh, and I know I had another thread, but I deleted it to try and make a better base topic.

Devious_Oatmeal
10-30-2014, 10:56 PM
Looking good! I'd help out, but I got my own stuff at the moment. I wish yuh the best mate!

Also, how big will each level be, and will you be able to go back and forth between the time [eriods to do some tasks. Like plant a tree in the past, then have a big tree in the future. Which they did in Zelda, but it wasn't a new idea then either.

RockSauron
10-31-2014, 05:04 PM
Looking good! I'd help out, but I got my own stuff at the moment. I wish yuh the best mate!

Also, how big will each level be, and will you be able to go back and forth between the time [eriods to do some tasks. Like plant a tree in the past, then have a big tree in the future. Which they did in Zelda, but it wasn't a new idea then either.

I really don't know if I'd feel comfortable deciding how big each level is yet.

And I wasn't planning on stuff like that, honestly. Was kind of planning for a linear jump through time with no backtracking. Best way to it the story, methinks

Devious_Oatmeal
10-31-2014, 11:12 PM
I really don't know if I'd feel comfortable deciding how big each level is yet.

And I wasn't planning on stuff like that, honestly. Was kind of planning for a linear jump through time with no backtracking. Best way to it the story, methinks

Well it's not an exact size. It's more of a question about how BIG, in terms of gameplay, each level will be. For instance, you have access to the dynamic thermo which will let you make a REEEEAAAALLLY big level. In Zelda, you could back-track for missions or whatever, which was a part of the whole adventure aspect.

I would say that the ability to go back to different time periods would make the game oh so much better, but it might take longer to make; and it would need to be done properly.

Anywho. That does depend on the story. Hope to see what yuh got!

koltonaugust
11-01-2014, 01:19 AM
Oh cool! More info! I'd be happy to help out with this project (after/maybe-during the christmas create event). I'm good at logic/visuals (though I'm better at logic 80% of the time), and if you don't like me you can always kick me out ;) please don't kick me out...

GreatWhite000
11-02-2014, 12:22 PM
LBPC The Game was pretty good at the time, I look forward to seeing more come of this.

pingrek77pl
11-02-2014, 12:31 PM
Hmmm... Very well... I'll of course play it! I love RPG's! Hey, I have idea for you. How about making some fights (Like Boss fights) turn-based? It's just idea... Your project. (Jesus, why when I see a project my head is full of ideas?)

RockSauron
11-02-2014, 01:33 PM
LBPC The Game was pretty good at the time, I look forward to seeing more come of this.

Well thank you :p


Hmmm... Very well... I'll of course play it! I love RPG's! Hey, I have idea for you. How about making some fights (Like Boss fights) turn-based? It's just idea... Your project. (Jesus, why when I see a project my head is full of ideas?)

Well, games tend to have a certain "language". Changing that language for a certain part tends to be confusing. I have no problems with turn based games, but it wouldn't gel well with the other gamepaly type. Thanks for your interest, though :p


Oh cool! More info! I'd be happy to help out with this project (after/maybe-during the christmas create event). I'm good at logic/visuals (though I'm better at logic 80% of the time), and if you don't like me you can always kick me out ;) please don't kick me out...

Well welcome to the team :p Thanks for saying my story is great, btw

BasketSnake
11-02-2014, 09:59 PM
And once you beat the ten levels you warp back in time through a wormhole only to discover that....it was all just a dream.

RockSauron
11-03-2014, 07:39 PM
And once you beat the ten levels you warp back in time through a wormhole only to discover that....it was all just a dream.

Curses! My totally secret plot twist, ruined!

yugnar
11-13-2014, 02:36 PM
I was planning something similar but at the sime time rather different! If you need help or testing let me know :)

RockSauron
11-13-2014, 02:53 PM
I was planning something similar but at the sime time rather different! If you need help or testing let me know :)

Well, what kind of help you talking about? :p At the moment, it's really just me and koltonaugust, and this is a huge and complicated series, so we do need help. However, at the moment, we need people who can really dedicate themselves to the project. Is that what you were saying? If you jsut want testing or anything like that, that can wait untilw e actually have something, but thanks :p

yugnar
11-13-2014, 03:36 PM
Well, what kind of help you talking about? :p At the moment, it's really just me and koltonaugust, and this is a huge and complicated series, so we do need help. However, at the moment, we need people who can really dedicate themselves to the project. Is that what you were saying? If you jsut want testing or anything like that, that can wait untilw e actually have something, but thanks :p

I'm not sure if i can have like a total commitment to this particular project but i was refering to assistance in logic, beta testing or something similar lol :rolleyes:

RockSauron
11-13-2014, 03:39 PM
I'm not sure if i can have like a total commitment to this particular project but i was refering to assistance in logic, beta testing or something similar lol :rolleyes:

Haha, thought so.

Well... maybe. Can't say for sure if we'll need you yet and for what, but thanks :p

RockSauron
11-17-2014, 05:10 PM
One more day before we can get started on this, wheeeeeee!

Well, it'd probably be a bit more than that before we do but eh.

Do want to see just how much we can do in LBP3... even if it is just two of us at the moment. Which would make this more difficult :p

Anyway, excited to finally begin to do more in this. Woot woot.

Takelow
12-03-2014, 01:23 AM
Please, send me details by MP. If you are ok, i am in ;)

RockSauron
02-17-2015, 06:37 PM
So I didn't actually do anything in the past two months on this, or even sue LBP3 beyond the one time I beta'ed Takelow's level.

Me, not make RPG?

Why, I never!

koltonaugust
02-17-2015, 07:37 PM
So is this still being attempted? I would still be willing to help if you want (I too have been away from LBP due to personal reasons though :P).

RockSauron
02-17-2015, 07:49 PM
So is this still being attempted? I would still be willing to help if you want (I too have been away from LBP due to personal reasons though :P).

Hm... well, we could try. Dunno what I could do, though :/

Amigps
02-22-2015, 09:35 PM
My goodness. I remember a thread about this a loooong time ago. I would love to help, but unfortunately I'm focusing more on school right now so I wouldn't be a very reliable person. I wish you the best of luck though!! I would love to see this project completed.