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FLAT - An Ice Skating FPS

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Back in June, I participated in the 7 Day FPS Challenge (7DFPS), and developed, along with two other talented people, a first person ice skating combat game called FLAT in under a week. We also had Anton Riehl (composer for the Wolfire game Receiver) volunteer to contribute some music.

After taking a month or two to recover and look at things objectively, we decided to release FLAT under the GPL and put it out there for the rest of the world do play with. We're not sure if we'll have time to continue active development, but at the very least, I'm happy to review/accept pull requests.


The source and assets can be found on GitHub, and information, screenshots, videos and so forth can be found on the new FLAT website!


P.S. I wasn't originally going to post this here, but Liam suggested I should ^_^ Article taken from
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Bumadar 18 August 2012 at 11:34 am UTC
Cheensness under SUSE I needed


all from the 5.0 series of course to make the compile work, fun game though and mighty impressive for such a short develop time.
Ultimoore 18 August 2012 at 2:46 pm UTC
Thats radical. And made in 7 days thats nuts.
Cheeseness 18 August 2012 at 6:41 pm UTC
"Bumadar, post: 5241, member: 93"Cheensness under SUSE I needed

Thanks for that! I'll update the README

I think that the font plugin is a dependency of the ttf plugin. We used to have primitives in our list of deps, but we stopped including it at some stage during development (I can't recall why at the moment).

"Bumadar, post: 5241, member: 93"fun game though and mighty impressive for such a short develop time.

"Ultimoore, post: 5243, member: 226"Thats radical. And made in 7 days thats nuts.

Thanks guys
It was pretty gruelling at some points, but it was definitely worth it and enjoyable overall. I reckon I'll probably participate again next year
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