Update (25.07.2009): This game is officially in developement
again! XatrIxX has the support of another programmer now. They
made together as much progress in 10 days, as XaTrIxX managed
to achive in 2 month alone! The game got restructered, and will
be based on cenventional tiles now.
Pixel artists are still needed, and so are suggestions for
Just mail him at email@example.com.
Update (05.2009): XaTrIxX is still on it, but now alone...
Update: This prject is temporaly on ice, as XaTrIxX want's
to make his Matura...
However, he still needs coders, level designers, etc.
Update: Scroll down, and have a look at two new screenshots,
showing the game in the verison, which is meant for the school
course. It's an interesting idea, to creat the landcape with
the help of an area, instead of puzzeling it tile by tile.
Give the area a texture, automatic border GFX (like Worms),
and have an additional tile layer: The level designer will be
Turrican 2008 is a comming game by XaTrIxX and a school mate
in his Computer Science course.
Right, school-informatics! And than something like this: Screenshots
of an obviously working engine... When I think back to my Informatics
there.. Enough mourning, more about the game!
I am currently working on my own Turrican project with a school
The project is called Turrican 2008.
Turrican 2008 is my tribute to the great Turrican series of
the good old amiga days.
Turrican 2008 natively runs on Linux. A Windows port will be
available too (maybe even a MAC OS one). Actually, it is still
plenty of work to be done.
For those who are interested in any technical details:
-Graphics Library: Allegro
-OS: Linux, Windows
The standard parts of the engine are already done. The graphical
design is still in a testing version, means we first want to
make the game engine itself running smoothly before working
on perfect looking graphics.
Anyways, I still like to show some screenshots to you, enjoy!
Whoever is interested in the game itself, screenshots, source
codes snippets, or anything else about Turrican 2008 feel free
to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When it's done? The titel claims 2008...
Ok, the goal of the school project is a working level, everything
following will come in the following years, I guess.
This project is currently: