Show more

Howdy! This is the Mastodon page for the game Shield Cat! Please check it out by following this link, thanks💙:

man I haven't drawn in ages so I'm rusty lmao but anyways heres Lance and Parker taking a stroll, with Lance laughing at Parker's joke

"Hey Lance, how do you think I got so good at being a conductor?"
"I don't know, how?"
"A whole lot of training"

man theres SUCH a difference between these two and it's just a month apart

Music for when you fight the boss of Mt. Bophades, Trent

Have I learned about making music yet?

Alright, it's time to get serious with it

It needs polish, but this is the song I wrote for when you fight Trent

Shield Cat is starting to look like a real game, don't you think?

Hey there! I've written a tutorial on how to do Palette-based Sprites in Gamemaker Studio 2! (It should also work in GMS1)

If you follow it, you SHOULD be able to do what's going on in the video. Check it out here:

#gamedev #indiedev #gamemaker

players: I'm just gonna spin through all of the Shield Cat levels really quickly

me: *codes these bad boys*

SHIELD CAT is a game about a spinning otter being developed by one lady (me)

You can check out a prototype demo for FREE by clicking here:

For $10 US you can get the game and get all updates to it, or you can pledge on Patreon to be part of the process!

It only took 8 months but we finally have a sprite of Lance, the main character of Shield Cat, holding a shield to throw

Please enjoy this drawing of Parker jumping through one of their magic portals!

I still haven't drawn Ruby properly yet, but this is the basic idea

She's a yeehaw beaver

forget the other menu, THIS is a menu

(the latter part shows mouse hovers too)

ok if I configured everything right, you SHOULD be able to get the game on itch for $10 US if you wanna play it but can't support me on Patreon

The build is the same as the demo build right now but you'll get future builds too

If you didn't get to play the demo build, I have it there

also I'll make a bigger deal out of this when I've made sure it works/the current build doesn't match the demo build (which will be really soon tbh)

Here's the changes I've made to Shield Cat in a little over a week and a half (the sum of my days off)

You'll have to go to birdsite to see it though, as mastodon wont take the video, even as a 5MB webm

Gave Lance his sounds and effects back and made the following changes:
- his spin effect is now predictable and reliable, producing the same amount of clouds each time
- he has a sound for when he's backward skidding
- when you stop pressing the button, the spin sound will slow

Show more

Server run by the main developers of the project 🐘 It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!