Posted By: wraggster
News/release from robamacaf
I worked on this for the last two days and have it at least in a playable fashion. If you don't know what Khet is, here is a description.
It's the game that combines lasers with classic strategy. Players alternate turns moving Egyptian-themed pieces having two, one or no mirrored surfaces. All four types of pieces (pharaoh, obelisk, pyramid and djed column) can either move one square forward, back, left, right, or diagonal, or can stay in the same square and rotate by a quarter twist. Each turn ends by firing one of the lasers built into the board. The laser beam bounces from mirror to mirror; if the beam strikes a non-mirrored surface on any piece, it is immediately removed from play. The ultimate goal is to illuminate your opponent's pharaoh, while shielding yours from harm!
(The red laser shoots out the top left, from the circle there, the grey one from the bottom right. red pieces can't go on the grey squares and grey pieces can't go on the red squares)
This game is being released to get feedback, etc. I will be updating it with more features. As of now, it is only 2 player on the same DS. I hope to add Wifi and computer AI soon. I will also be adding different configurations to play with. There are 3 main ones in Khet but I am also going to make it that players can make their own. I am also looking at redoing the graphics, possibly 3D.
As for now, enjoy the game! This is my FIRST DS game and also my first C/C++ program so please let me know what you think!
v1.1 - 08 Dec 08
* Now with customizable game boards! You can make your own game board by alternating turns of placing pieces! Now no two games will ever be the same again!
* Finally added a logo for the game
* Fixed some of the background graphics
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