Sunday, May 31, 2015

Summer Production Diary #1

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 Dear Production Diary...

 ... Two weeks ago, we wrapped up Season 2 of Pokemon Tower Defense Fan Saga. Now it's time to begin production on what's to come.


Pokemon Tower Defense Fan Saga
Season 3 


2 storyboard panels for episode 12


I had an amazing time making season 2. Now season 3 is in development, I've made storyboards for episode 12 and 13 so far and expect to have all 5 episodes done and ready for an October 2015 release.




Champions Tower Defense

Champions Tower Defense has had huge buzz by fans and it will continue to grow strong. Sam right now is remaking the game, feels like,  literally from the ground up, with that said, the best is yet to come to Champions. We have these two new races that are coming to the game.
 




A dragon race is going to wreak havoc across the land, and a koala race, though peaceful (speculation) will enter the Frey to change the balance of the war in Champions Tower Defense. I'm really excited about these new races, of course there are more races that haven't been introduced yet, but these are the newest of the group. I can't wait to show them to you in new posts.


Cosmoids Tower Defense


Sam & Dan Games is going forward with Cosmoids Tower Defense and has me testing out different art styles to find the right look for this new game.  These are very exciting times!!!

So, that's it for this week's production diary. More diaries to come in the following weeks. Did you like this week's post? Let me know in the comments below. Thanks for reading!!! It means a lot to me guys and gals!!!




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Sunday, May 24, 2015

PTD Season 2 Post-Mortem.

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Last week we wrapped up Season 2 of Pokemon Tower Defense Fan Saga, and boy was it a doozy. If you haven't seen it, it's on Youtube/joelotero. There might be potential spoilers, I guess.





I had an amazing time making each episode for season 2. It was a blast. Each episode was a challenge and I learned a lot from each one. At first I wasn't going to make a Season 2 at all, but some fans got together and communicated that they wanted more episodes and it really moved me into action, now that it has come to fruition I am in appreciation of those fans, thanks guys, you rock!!!


Doing the same thing, but different.


I had made episode 7 months before, but it was kind of stale feeling. It lacked action, and it was just meh for a long time. A few day before I was going to post the episode, I saw an animated short made by an 18 year old that blew my socks off, it was super action packed and had an intensity to it that made me feel a bit ashamed of my episode. So I scrapped it and started from scratch. I then proposed to my friends an family that instead of one episode, I was going to make 5 episodes at the same time (like a very long episode cut into pieces). I was very happy with the result, because it resulted in multiple episodes for weekly release, instead of one episode (per year, yikes). 


Raising the bar x5!!!


With Onix, I wanted to make him an imposing character, a massive monster that was heavy and strong, like the monsters in classic Harryhausen movies. I was very happy with how Onix turned out. 

I also wanted to make the Zubats be an overwhelming force of nature. I researched real bats and in some countries bats come out of caves in massive swarms. I went with that look to also make fun of the ridiculous amount of Zubats we encounter in pokemon games. 


Using Pokemon as slaves.

I know that the Mt. Moon level in the game has Pokemon taking fossils away and you have to stop them from doing that, but I wanted to give Brock a much deserved send off and culminate the Brock story with a big climax. I thought that the General needed fossils to build an army of sorts, and to mine more fossils Brock would use Pokemon, as slaves. (note- mind you, Brock was hypnotized or brainwashed to think he's a bad guy, so don't yell at me, I know Brock wouldn't actually do that)

Legendary Pokemon that are everywhere!!!


If you watch closely you can find Legendary Pokemon in almost all the episodes of Season 2. They are coming... and that's pretty cool.

So, that's it for my post-mortem. Hope you enjoyed season 2. You can show support by leaving a like in one or more of the episodes down here.




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So let's talk about what you get:
  • Increased chance for Shiny/Shadow Pokemon to appear in the wild
  • No ads while you play the game
  • Get a copy of shiny giveaway Pokemon automatically every week
  • Faster Breeding - Breed with only one visit instead of 2, essentially breed something everyday!
  • Faster Leveling - Get twice the experience on every battle!
  • Weekly Giveaways for pass holders only

Monday, May 18, 2015

We're crashing Cerulean!!! PTD Season 2 Finale!!! #whoislurkingintheshadows

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We're crashing Cerulean!!!




 Trainer Pass Giveaway Question
 
With season 2 of PTD fan saga wrapping up here, what did you think of the season? Are you looking forward to season 3? Leave your answer in the comments below for a chance to win a free Trainer pass from Sam & Dan Games' Pokemon Tower Defense 2!
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So let's talk about what you get:
  • Increased chance for Shiny/Shadow Pokemon to appear in the wild
  • No ads while you play the game
  • Get a copy of shiny giveaway Pokemon automatically every week
  • Faster Breeding - Breed with only one visit instead of 2, essentially breed something everyday!
  • Faster Leveling - Get twice the experience on every battle!
  • Weekly Giveaways for pass holders only

Monday, May 11, 2015

I'm ZUBATMAN!!!!! (Final battle VS Brock) PTD Ep.10 #zubatman

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I'm Zubatman!!!




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So let's talk about what you get:
  • Increased chance for Shiny/Shadow Pokemon to appear in the wild
  • No ads while you play the game
  • Get a copy of shiny giveaway Pokemon automatically every week
  • Faster Breeding - Breed with only one visit instead of 2, essentially breed something everyday!
  • Faster Leveling - Get twice the experience on every battle!
  • Weekly Giveaways for pass holders only

Monday, May 4, 2015

Enter Mt. Moon!!! New Episode of PTD Fan Saga #whatisBROCKupto

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Watch the latest episode!
Pokemon Tower Defense Fan Saga Season 2


Enter Mt. Moon!!!




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Don't know what the trainer pass is?

Membership has evolved into.... Trainer Pass! Get it today!
A while back I was talking about having a membership plan that you guys and gals could subscribe to and get some great member's only features. The plan at the time was to make it a low monthly fee but have changed my mind since then. It will be a one time fee and you will have the features activated forever!

So let's talk about what you get:
  • Increased chance for Shiny/Shadow Pokemon to appear in the wild
  • No ads while you play the game
  • Get a copy of shiny giveaway Pokemon automatically every week
  • Faster Breeding - Breed with only one visit instead of 2, essentially breed something everyday!
  • Faster Leveling - Get twice the experience on every battle!
  • Weekly Giveaways for pass holders only