The Short And The Tall

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SUPER SALE STARTS NOW

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A new SUPER SALE for THE BODY CHANGER started right now!
Prepare your money for some great fun with this SUPER COOL ACTION GAME!

THE BODY CHANGER was nominated in 2 categories at DRAGO D’ORO: BEST ITALIAN GAME and BEST ARTITIC ACHIVEMENT.
So: TAKE IT NOW!


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Christmas gift – finally Steam Keys for BM11 bundle!

Hi people,

for the love of our game and the hope that most of you will appreciate that, we decided to make a Christmas gift to all buyers of BM11, by providing them a Steam key for The Body Changer (via Groupees website).

Even if our game was only a BONUS with Desura keys in BM11, some bundle buyers do not ask the steam keys because part it, but to kindly advise us that giving the Steam keys could increase the visibility of the game and expand the amount of people who can play The Body Changer.

We’ve been persuaded: they could be right, let’s call it a “reasonable marketing move” 🙂

We will let you know as soon as possible when Groupees staff will publish the keys in their site.
Take care and have a nice XMas. 

Ciao,
Alessio & ALberto – TSATT


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Fumetti per Gioco 2015

Hi all!
Last week end we were at Trieste for the Fumetti per Gioco 2015 fair.
We had an amazing times with all the people that we knew and played THE BODY CHANGER – a lot of congratulations and very good comments.
Some pics:

We had also the opportunity to speak with the youTuber Victorlaszlo88 which is a VERY nice person and liked a lot our game.
He played TBC on Saturday and came back on Sunday asking us to play again… Isn’t that cool? ^_^

Some pics about him:

On Sunday we also met Andrea “Bisboch” Babich which I’m a fan from the Outcast Soundshowser podcast (occasionally on the youTube channel from Fabio Bortolotto). We spoke about a lot of things that are game related, developing problems and stuff.. was quite amazing and he was very impressed by TBC.

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So, it was a very nice week end and TKS SO MUCH to all the people that came playing and speaking with us.
And final pic with the fair staff and other devs:

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And what about new games? 😉 We are currently on a terrain editor for our next title… take a look:

 

All still made with Python and Ogre3D, of course. More info in the future 😉

That’s all for today. Take care and have some nice plays,

ALba – TheShortAndTheTall


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NEW DEMO + SALE!

Hi all

we have released a new updated DEMO for THE BODY CHANGER, you can download it from STEAM or from IndieDB or directly our STORE PAGE – of course for WINDOWS and LINUX:

genericNewsDesura5Just to know, on IndieDB the game has a rate of 88% with 85 votes:27877Which is a great result.
Please download the game and give it a try and remember that we are in the STEAM HALLOWEEN SALE. 😉

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TheShortAndTheTall


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THE BODY CHANGER 100% complete + SALE!

capsule_main3HI ALL!
Finally we are out of EARLY ACCESS with THE BODY CHANGER!
Tks to all for the support during the development! Now if you haven’t play the full game it’s time to do it!

And, in case you haven’t it in your library, it’s also SALE time!
..and please tell your friends!

Take care and have a great time!

   TheShortAndTheTall

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STEAM Cards! Time to trade

Hi all

Since this morning you can now play THE BODY CHANGER and collect CARDS to achieve emoticons and Profile wallpapers.

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So: GO and play and trade as HELL! 😀

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And, tks to other 3 nice followers, 3 new languages are coming soon: French, Brazilian Portuguese and Finnish!
Many many THANKS people! ^__^

Take care and have some nice plays this week end (and maybe some cool trades). 😉

TheShortAndTheTall


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THE BODY CHANGER in multi languages

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Hi all
with current version we have uploaded all the first 4 languages. Now you can choose, before launching the game, which one to use – English, Italian, Spanish , Romanian and Chinese. Here:

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And some menu shots.

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The translations were done by some VERY nice followers so TKS SO MUCH Caleb, Eduard and Gwen!
You are GREAT!

Tomorrow we will upload also the German version and soon also the French file.
Sadly no Klingon.. the free font needs to be in unicode 😛
…and next week will be finally time to jump out of Early access 😉


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Finally THE END+Arenas!

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DONE! The game is finally complete!

Tomorrow we will upload a new version on STEAM! The game has soooo many changes that it will force new save-games (will do it automatically), old ones are now obsolete.
This version has also a lot of fixes, new hints, new rooms and more cut scenes plus a complete new feature which is a new MAP SYSTEM, related to the collectable-items. You can see on the map where your current SynB and the other SynBs are at any time and see also other informations about the sector.

Take a look:

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We have also complete the IT localization and all the arenas are ALL DONE and READY to play – you just need to find out how unlock them 😛
The game modes for the arena mode are still 3 and for each one there are 3 different sectors with a different weapons asset – for a total of 9 different arenas.
Some pics:

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That’s all, hope you are happy for the news and we hope also you will play and enjoy and then spread the word!
For any feedback or problem remember to write on the official game HUB!

Thanks a lot, have a great week end and take care!

TheShortAndTheTall


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End of August update

Hi people!

Time for a new updates after the usual weekly meeting – this week x2 :P.
Sector-10 is having some minor palette changes on last part and we are thinking where to put the interactive PCs for the story infos. Plus now the rooms have names and it was stress-tested.

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On other things: we added in the hints list a new one for switching between the SynBs, with the mouse wheel, and fixed some texts.
We have changed the position of an info PC in Sector-1, because there were too many in a room and we are adding a new info text that will appear during the first fight with the Kebre – here:

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We added another 2 achievements, one for the last Sector and one for the Yellow Ray, just like the blue and the green one.
So right now we have added all the achievements from our list (last Sectors, end game…) + some more, everything is ready and uploaded on STEAM. We just need to finish last stuff and upload a new version and complete the end scene.

Alessio is changing the levels for adding some collectable items following a list we wrote months ago.

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Of course this has also a specific new achievements. Here 3 of the icons:

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The idea of the collectable items is also “related” to a new feature of the game you will see soon.
Alessio is working on an exporter/converter for all the languages texts – when it will be ready we will have the possibility to manage all the texts… just to time for making the translation 😉

Go-go-go! 😉 Take care,

TheShortAndTheTall


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New BETA 0.9.0

While you will need to wait longer for the (April) 2D Ultra Edition 😛 from today, if you own the game, you can play with the new BETA, version 0.9.0 (STEAM LINK HERE).

This beta is a HUGE step forward of THE BODY CHANGER because you can now play 9 of the 10 levels the game will have in the final version.
So, current v. 0.9.0 contains:

  • 4 new and complete levels/sectors, all connected with many different battles and many puzzles – exploration is needed find out how to reach some of them 😉
  • a lot of little bug fixes – wrong lighting for some area after a save game reload, barrel roll shortcut conflict between mouse and keyboard, occasional broken animation for some environment elements
  • better path-finding algorithm for the enemies
  • a improved body-change mechanic – you have more freedom to change between SynBs like, for example, when the enemies grab you
  • some improved icons for the UI – a better ACTIVATOR + one for the new bonus
  • a new type of enemy
  • a new bonus object for the Nexus and the Ighel – find out by yourself 😉

Time for some pics

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For a limited period of time the game will also be on SALE, so if you don’t own THE BODY CHANGER grab your copy and enjoy this piece of game you always wanted for PC!

And please share and tell your friend! Tks!

TheShortAndTheTall