ReTux

ReTux

Postby onpon4 » 22 May 2016, 22:46

ReTux is a 100% libre software and 100% libre culture action platformer loosely inspired by the Mario games, utilizing the art assets from the SuperTux project. The name "ReTux" is a play on the words "redux" and "Tux".

Although ReTux re-uses the art assets of SuperTux, no code from SuperTux is used in ReTux. The software portion of ReTux is entirely new, written in Python and based on the SGE Game Engine.

More information and downloads can be found here:

http://retux.nongnu.org
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Re: ReTux, and a level making contest for it

Postby onpon4 » 24 May 2016, 14:29

Slight tweak to the contest:

https://savannah.nongnu.org/forum/forum ... um_id=8551

I've added that judges (including me) will include a short written explanation for the ratings.

Also, I think this might be worth mentioning: I'm planning, on a personal note, on doing let's plays of submitted levels.

So, out of curiosity: is anyone interested in entering?
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Re: ReTux, and a level making contest for it

Postby onpon4 » 27 May 2016, 14:33

I've edited together a trailer for ReTux:

https://goblinrefuge.com/mediagoblin/u/ ... x-trailer/
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Re: ReTux, and a level making contest for it

Postby onpon4 » 28 May 2016, 23:16

A new announcement regarding ReTux and the contest has been made:

https://savannah.nongnu.org/forum/forum ... um_id=8558

So, two things other than the bugfix release: first, the demo version is no longer available. However, second, anyone who announces participation in the level editing contest before June 20 can now get a free (gratis) copy of ReTux. More information about this can be found in the original contest announcement post:

https://savannah.nongnu.org/forum/forum ... um_id=8551
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Re: ReTux, and a level making contest for it

Postby charlie » 29 May 2016, 01:08

Is ReTux on Steam? Or Desura? You might have more success at getting payments by going that route; a platform that everybody uses.

At the moment I imagine you don't get many contributions. Why would somebody pay for it when they can get SuperTux free or (if they are suitably inclined) compile it themselves? You need to get on a platform with a large player base of people happy to pay for things along with the benefits of that platform i.e. with Steam it'll be Steam Cloud support etc.
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Re: ReTux, and a level making contest for it

Postby onpon4 » 29 May 2016, 01:14

It's not on Steam yet, but I'll be putting it on Steam when the 1.0 is released. (I'll have to pay the fee they charge, but it's not terribly huge.) I think I'll wait until then before considering Desura, too, because I've found Desura to be a pain to deal with.

There's one place it's already on, though: itch.io.
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Re: ReTux, and a level making contest for it

Postby onpon4 » 05 Jun 2016, 13:08

ReTux CDs have been ordered and arrived. Here's a quick update video about that:

https://goblinrefuge.com/mediagoblin/u/ ... e-arrived/
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Re: ReTux, and a level making contest for it

Postby onpon4 » 15 Jun 2016, 23:44

New ReTux release is out:

https://savannah.nongnu.org/forum/forum ... um_id=8579

And the deadline for getting a free copy of the game for participating in the level making contest is approaching. If anyone else is interested in participating, don't forget to make your announcement before the 20th. :)
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Re: ReTux, and a level making contest for it

Postby charlie » 16 Jun 2016, 09:55

I will have a quick go at a level for the contest.
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Re: ReTux, and a level making contest for it

Postby onpon4 » 19 Jun 2016, 10:49

Just a quick reminder that today is the last day to get a free copy of ReTux for announcing participation in the level editing contest. Don't be shy! :)
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Re: ReTux, and a level making contest for it

Postby onpon4 » 30 Jun 2016, 13:27

Level submissions are due tonight. Don't forget to send your submissions to onpon4@riseup.net! :)
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Re: ReTux

Postby onpon4 » 16 Jul 2016, 23:42

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Re: ReTux

Postby toothbrush » 17 Jul 2016, 23:18

so we need to try it immediately! 2 days not being here and losing useful information...
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Re: ReTux

Postby onpon4 » 03 Aug 2016, 14:17

New version released with some small updates, and CDs are now available:

https://savannah.nongnu.org/forum/forum ... um_id=8634
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Re: ReTux

Postby onpon4 » 24 Oct 2016, 00:47

I've cut the price of the digital download down to $1.99 (regardless of where you order from, which can be through FastSpring, itch.io, or Gamejolt).

I've also made a new release, which turned out to have a pretty major bug, so I then made another release:

https://savannah.nongnu.org/forum/forum ... um_id=8712
https://savannah.nongnu.org/forum/forum ... um_id=8714
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Re: ReTux

Postby onpon4 » 01 Feb 2017, 23:48

New bugfix release:

https://savannah.nongnu.org/forum/forum ... um_id=8788

More significantly, I figured out a way to get Steam Greenlight's screenshot uploader to work (disable all my add-ons), so there is now a Steam Greenlight submission for ReTux. It can be found here if you're interested:

https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/ ... =725284090
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