Welcome to the C3 thread of "The 4 Keys of Safety!" hack!
Story: Bowser has locked Mario and Luigi up with 4 keys, each key leads to different rooms, a forest, water, fire and classic room. Toad has to find the 4 keys in order to save Mario and Luigi, to do that he needs to go to 4 islands, the first key Toad will get is the Forest Key.
When Toad collects all the 4 keys, he has to go to the final castle. The final castle is a big maze containing rooms with the 4 styles I mentioned.
ExGFX: Yes Custom Music: Yes Custom Blocks: Not yet. Custom Sprites: Not yet. Custom Overworld: Unfinished, but yes.
THIS IS AN OLDER VERSION OF THE FIRST LEVEL, CHANGES WERE MADE.
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I just tried it out, and my remarks are showing, that this is a really nice level. The music and the graphics are fitting into the level's mood very well, it's a perfect stage for a first in a fire world! Great job.
Well, the hack itself is nice, just some issues and you'll have a good hack.
Besides what people has pointed before, why don't you put a side exit generator in the end level of the demo, and make like, the water where you can be hurt a different color, or something like that? That way, we can know where we are stepping, because sometimes I had to swim and I was small mario and I didn't know if the water was going to hurt me, or not. Well, I think that's all..
Now, the custom music was pretty good, I liked your style. The overworld was pretty simple, but without major errors.
Your first level of World #2, I've liked, it surely fits the Fire Theme as Hadron said.
I only have time to play one level. I would play more levels but I want to hurry through the convention.
This is my first experience in a swamp like this. The playable character is Toad. When I kick a red shell into the swamp, I can hear the red shell bump the walls, but I cannot see the red shell. I let Toad jump into the swamp so that Toad can reach the two item blocks. I have surprise as the red shell hits Toad and shrinks Toad from super to small. I expected the red shell to sink into the swamp, but now I remember that swamps can be shallow, so they can have firm ground that prevents the sinking of the shell.
If I want to play as Toad, then I play this game. For now, I throw "The 4 Keys of Safety" into my bag and leave the booth...