Battle Demo Update

Hey guys, I updated the EBF5 Battle Demo with player dialogue, medals, and a bunch of bug fixes.
It’s all a bit hectic out of context. Medals haven’t really been tested, but dialogue has, and I’d like to know if you still see any dialogue triggering at inappropriate times.

Still a few bugs left, but I’m expecting the frequency of reports to be getting lower, or else kill me.

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24 thoughts on “Battle Demo Update

  1. TwiGav

    I’m getting a “How did I lose?” line from Lance when Matt whaps an enemy.

    This looks really good!

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    1. TyloThorn

      Dunno if that was sarcasm, but imma just clarify if there is a misunderstanding: it is intended that way, basically stating: “How did matt beat me to finishing that opponent even though he uses primitive swords”

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  2. TheAwesomeStuff

    Natalie said to keep an eye on a Doom timer after a Toxic Squid used Dark Cloud. There was no Doom inflicted.

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    1. TheAwesomeStuff

      Additionally, an Ashen Gloop buffing its accuracy caused Matt to say “Defensive foes are the worst!”, and Natalie said “See, I can fight too! You only beat me back there because it was two against one!” after killing a singular enemy without dying, Matt said “Here’s an attack boost! Hope you’ve got a powerful attack ready next!” after casting Temper on himself, Natalie said “Are you attacking me because I look like a soft target?” after being hit with a party-wide attack, Lance said “Hidden daggers?! What else have these ghosts got up their sleeves?!” after a Frost Wraith casted Iceshard Volley. And this is more of a nitpick, but Natalie saying that a foe is throwing its life away by attacking her is more characteristic of Matt or Lance than Natalie.

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  3. Divangelium

    There’s a little bug in the haste buff, when i’m playing,the pocket clock (for example) shows when the buff is got.but it doesn’t count the buff.

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  4. DracoExMachina

    “I’m expecting the frequency of reports to be getting lower, or else kill me.” Matt ??? – 2018

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  5. Nathan

    Matt, huge fan of your games, EBF4 is in my top ten of all time. I love how EBF5 is looking… one thing that I could put out there after playing the demo. I’m not sure that there’s a need for the (awesome) NPC feedback after every single attack/action. It’s very funny stuff, but it could be spread out some. I found myself just clicking through the jokes trying to get the combat over with faster. Just some constructive feedback, I can’t wait to play the final product!

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  6. TyloThorn

    Woah Lance with a cigar saying something badass… I love the changes you made to them already, given he was kind of a clown most of the time even though being the final boss in EBF 2 it really suits him. He should be a bit more of a badass indeed. :shades:

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    1. Matt Roszak Post author

      Kind of. I’ll make sure a simple workaround is available at least – but full Steam feature support may not work.

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      1. Ruize Sun

        A simple workaround is fine, Matt! EBF 4 couldn’t even run on wine because of some registry keys, so a workaround is already a big improvement. Thanks for all your hard work!

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  7. Metalslug27

    You actually added character responses to being put in costumes that they think look ridiculous/awesome? Holy shit this is the reason I love this series. There are few developers that add these little things that give the game so much character!

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  8. TheAwesomeStuff

    Lance said “HOW DID I FAIL TO HIT SUCH A HARD TO MISS TARGET?!” after NoLegs failed to capture a Topaz Golem.

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