To see IFM listed like this makes me a very happy game designer :-)
One of the titles that stood out for me was ProtoRPG which appears to adopt a similar design to one that I’ve had myself knocking around for a few years.
In all my games I try and employ a simple arcade theme and style of play and this RPG does the same. It’s simple to use and most satisfying in that your on screen chap responds well to your input. For the most part this is 95% of the battle in creating a good game.
I desperately need an angle and some focus for my Mutant Mayhem game and I think that an Arcade RPG might just have enough in it for me. I’m a sucker for Fantasy Adventures and hack n’ slash action so I may start scribbling some character designs and seeing how they turn out on screen.
Finally, I get a steady stream of emails asking about my sprite creation. It seems that my short post about Creating Sprites in Photoshop wasn’t enough for some people. It actually wasn’t intended to be a tutorial.
So I aim to write something a bit more detailed in the coming weeks. I spent a few years creating GameBoy Advance sprites for software houses so I’ll do my best to dredge it all up again.