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An Hour With 3D Dot Game Heroes

May 13, 2010 1 comment
3D Dot Game Heroes

Hyrule as you imagined it to be

Even though the word on the street is that 3D Dot Game Heroes plays just as if you had added a 3rd dimension to A Link to the Past, I have to say that I didn’t really know what to expect. I quickly discovered that it played exactly like From Software had added a 3rd dimension! That is just such a good way to think about this game because even though the graphics are a million miles from what the SNES could produce, the movement and animation absolutely capture those top down adventures.Before the adventure began I took a quick look at the character creator that lets you design your own pixelated heroes (see here for more), but starting from scratch was just so daunting I decided to leave it alone for now. Not that when you start your game there aren’t a myriad of different characters to choose from which range from the genre staples to the bizarre. How about questing as a tank or a shark? Read more…

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3D Dot Game Heroes – What Hero Will You Be?

Politicians in 3D Dot Game Heroes

Gordon Brown leaves number 10

One of the best features of 3D Dot Game Heroes is the ability to create your own hero model.  Not only can you create your own hero, but you can then share it on the official website. Once here they can be downloaded and used within your game, so even if you don’t have any artistic ability you may still be able to use a Link looky likey. My dad, who spent many hours with graph paper making his game sprites would have been in heaven with the simple editor included in From Software’s homage to games gone by.

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