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They Do Not Die 2 v0.5 PS3 Homebrew Game PKG is Released


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158w ago - Today PlayStation 3 developer ThatOtherDev has updated his PS3 homebrew game to They Do Not Die 2 v0.5 with the changelog detailed below.

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To quote: Here is another update to They Do Not Die 2.

I had added corpses and blood but I’ve removed them because I don’t know how to make them fade away progressively and I find it extremely distracting seeing them just disappear instantly (for performance reasons there needs to be a limit on how many can exist at any given time).

If anyone knows how to go about doing that I would greatly appreciate an example of it. Basically what I’m looking for is the PSL1GHT equivalent of glColor4f. I assume the answer involves shaders which I am sadly fairly ignorant about making and using.

Notable changes:

  • Added two player co-op play (shared screen).
  • There are now cars and boxes scattered around the city.
  • Data is stored more efficiently in game saves and as a result of that saving and loading is faster.
  • The shotgun is more powerful.

PS3 controls:

  • Left analog stick = Move
  • Right analog stick = Aim
  • L1 = Fire the rocket launcher
  • R1 = Fire the machine gun
  • L2 = Fire the shotgun
  • L3 = Run
  • Start = Pause
  • X = Select something in the menu





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#24 - PS3 News - 119w ago
Following up on his previous release, this weekend PlayStation 3 developer ThatOtherDev has updated his homebrew game They Do Not Die 2 to version 0.8 for Windows, Wii and the PS3 console.

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Below are the changes from his blog, as follows: Here is a small update for They Do Not Die 2 along with its first Windows release.

I've added blood and corpses. On Wii and PS3 they quickly shrink until they disappear but on Windows they fade instead of shrink (which I think looks a lot better) and there can be more of them in the game world at a time which means that they disappear more slowly.

I've also made a handful of minor and most likely unnoticeable changes (mostly related to city generation).

Windows controls:

  • WASD = Move
  • Mouse cursor = Aim
  • Right mouse button = Fire the rocket launcher
  • Left mouse button = Fire the machine gun
  • Left shift = Run
  • Space = Pause

Wii controls:

  • Analog stick = Move
  • Pointer = Aim
  • Left = Fire the rocket launcher
  • Down = Fire the machine gun
  • Right = Fire the shotgun
  • A = Run
  • B = Fire the machine gun
  • Plus = Pause
  • Minus = Pause

PS3 controls:

  • Left analog stick = Move
  • Right analog stick = Aim
  • L1 = Fire the rocket launcher
  • R1 = Fire the machine gun
  • L2 = Fire the shotgun
  • L3 = Run
  • Start = Pause




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#23 - HeyManHRU - 156w ago
How awesome would it be if you can play this game on Xlink Kai using a LAN option.

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I'm just starting to wonder when he is going to make a 1st person game (or something of the such) because I think he is fully capable of doing so. Thanks for the update.

Well it would take him a lot of work but it would be awesome if he could pull it off.

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#22 - Foo - 156w ago
This guy is amazing at making games. I'm just starting to wonder when he is going to make a 1st person game (or something of the such) because I think he is fully capable of doing so. Thanks for the update.

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#21 - PS3 News - 156w ago
This weekend PlayStation 3 developer ThatOtherDev has updated his ongoing PS3 homebrew PKG game to They Do Not Die 2 version 0.6 with the changes detailed below.

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To quote: Here is another updated version of They Do Not Die 2. Not a lot has changed but there is now a Wii version.

Notable changes:

  • Added on screen text showing the highest number of zombies you have ever killed before dieing (if you pass that high score then the new number will get saved when you die).
  • You can now play with up to four people (it was previously limited to two).
  • The position and size of the health and energy bars during multiplayer has changed.
  • There are now four different kinds of wooden crates (the differences are only cosmetic).
  • Menu text is larger and the title looks better.
  • Game saving and loading is even faster.

PS3 controls:

  • Left analog stick = Move
  • Right analog stick = Aim
  • L1 = Fire the rocket launcher
  • R1 = Fire the machine gun
  • L2 = Fire the shotgun
  • L3 = Run
  • Start = Pause

Wii controls:

  • Analog stick = Move
  • Pointer = Aim
  • Left = Fire the rocket launcher
  • Down = Fire the machine gun
  • Right = Fire the shotgun
  • A = Run
  • B = Fire the machine gun
  • Plus = Pause
  • Minus = Pause




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#20 - HeyManHRU - 158w ago
Wow, 2 player co-op, that's awesome.

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