- April 23, 2015
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Shmups are about risks/rewards, about scoring systems, about bullets canceling and other subtleties…
No way! Shoot em ups are all about explosions!
I wasn’t happy with the temp explosions I had, so I implemented a new particle engine in the SHMUP Creator which allow me to spawn several different particles emitters at once: particle universe
It’s working well. It’s a shame the particle editor is a little bit on the buggy side, but as it’s now open source, I hope it will be more stable over time.
So, for the current demo level, I created several explosions :
And huge ones, for the bosses :