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Fraymakers is FUNDED! From the underside of our hearts, THANK YOU SO MUCH! These previous 30 days on Kickstarter have been unbelievable past phrases, and we are able to’t clarify how excited we’re to have the ability to convey you Fraymakers, our literal dream mission, in its final kind. Thanks thanks THANK YOU!!! ❤️❤️❤️

Additionally a reminder that even should you missed the prospect to again us, you possibly can nonetheless wishlist Fraymakers on Steam to be notified when Early Entry is on the market!

Completely satisfied new 12 months to all!

The 12 months 2021 has (lastly) arrived, and looking out again we had a busy previous 12 months with the SSF2 Rotation Launch Cycle and the announcement of Fraymakers! After a 12 months like that a lot of chances are you’ll be questioning what’s in retailer for this 12 months at McLeodGaming.

The Finish of Flash Participant

Lots of you in all probability already know that the finish of Flash Participant assist arrived as we speak, with the complete transition to being globally disabled arriving on January 12th, 2021. Because the creators of one of the crucial bold Flash-based tasks on the web, it pains us significantly to see it go. Flash is what allowed SSF2 to blossom into the final word Smash tribute that you just see as we speak, and it’s additionally what put McLeodGaming on the trail to being an actual impartial recreation studio within the early 2000s. We could by no means see a expertise precisely fairly like Flash once more sooner or later, and we predict it’s essential to look again and admire the way it allowed all types of inventive people to specific themselves, regardless of all the adverse press.

On the intense aspect, a mission known as Ruffle has been underway for fairly a while to emulate the Flash Participant in-browser with out requiring a plugin. It’s made nice strides supporting tons of video games from the ActionScript 2.Zero days, together with an virtually fully-functional Tremendous Smash Flash 1 (which we’ve enabled a toggle for on the Tremendous Smash Flash dwelling web site, go test it out!). It could be a while earlier than we see SSF2 supported because the recreation is inbuilt ActionScript 3.0, however within the meantime you possibly can all the time obtain the sport to play in your desktop utilizing Adobe AIR instead of the Flash Participant.

(By the way in which, should you’d prefer to assist such an superior mission, we encourage you to take a look at Ruffle’s Open Collective web page)

SSF2 Growth

Relaxation assured, regardless of the demise of the Flash Participant and the top of the Rotation Launch improvement cycle, SSF2 isn’t stopping any time quickly! Whereas the SSF2 Workforce goes to begin off a bit slower this 12 months, there are many content material plans within the pipeline. Count on extra information to return because the staff begins choosing up the tempo once more.

Additionally please remember that transferring ahead, the first supply for SSF2 information and content material shall be discovered on Whereas we could point out SSF2 updates right here on McLeodGaming on occasion, the optimum place for uninterrupted, devoted updates may be discovered there (and most present SSF2 pages right here shall be routinely redirected). Additionally be sure that to comply with SSF2’s new Twitter account and subscribe to its new YouTube channel so that you don’t miss out something!

Fraymakers Growth

Workforce Fray is happy to proceed with the event of Fraymakers after its unbelievable Kickstarter marketing campaign! There are many characters to be animated, phases to be designed, and music tracks to be laid down, so you possibly can count on us to be fairly busy preparing for Early Entry launch. We’re already seeing some enjoyable knowledge are available in by way of our Backer Content material Survey (unique to backers solely!), along with quite a lot of buzz all through our socials about all of the issues everyone seems to be wanting ahead to in Fraymakers. Make certain to affix our socials listed over within the sidebar so that you don’t miss any updates!

Should you had been unable to assist the Kickstarter and are hoping to assist in a roundabout way, one nice technique to do this is to wishlist Fraymakers on Steam. This fashion you’ll be notified when the sport is launched in Early Entry and it’ll assist add momentum to our preliminary launch.

Anyway, that’s all for now. Speak quickly!

The December replace of SSF2 has arrived for all!

Test it out now on SSF2’s Play web page and browse extra about it right here. This was a extra substantial replace than ordinary, so the SSF2 Workforce determined to take the leap from model 1.2 to 1.3. What do you must look ahead to this time you ask? Take a look at the replace video beneath on SSF2’s new YouTube channel!

Make certain to subscribe to the brand new channel to maintain up with the newest SSF2 video content material and bulletins. The SSF2 Workforce additionally not too long ago revealed its new devoted Twitter account, so go give the staff a comply with!

As a reminder, transferring into 2021 the Flash Participant model will now not be supported. Shifting ahead the browser model will nonetheless be preserved and maintained on SSF2’s new dwelling web site till an answer arrives to make it playable once more, nonetheless solely the downloadable model shall be actively supported. It’s also possible to count on SSF2 updates to be extra prevalent on the brand new SSF2 web site as McLeodGaming transitions to changing into extra of a central hub for all of its associated tasks. You might even see extra devoted socials for SSF2 sooner or later, however can nonetheless collect on McLeodGaming’s Discord server to debate all issues MG.

Additionally a BIG thanks to everybody who everybody who caught with SSF2 this 12 months throughout its not too long ago concluded Rotation Rotation Launch Cycle and MG Insiders promotion to play releases early! There have been extra SSF2 updates over the previous 12 months than every other time-frame within the recreation’s historical past, and there may be lots extra to return in 2021. Nonetheless, sustaining such a frequent launch schedule may be taxing, so the SSF2 Workforce shall be taking a brief break. The devs are wanting ahead to updating everybody on 2021 launch plans quickly after we roll over into the brand new 12 months.

Have a cheerful holidays!

SSF2 v1.2.5 Logo

SSF2 v1.2.5 is out! To play/obtain, head on over to the SSF2 web page. As talked about earlier than, this month’s patch is primarily centered on stability and bug fixes, nonetheless we included just a few extra treats for you. Right here’s a quick overview of the adjustments:

  • Devoted merchandise pickup animations added
  • New costumes: Chibi-Robo
  • Added leniency in grabbing foes barely behind character
  • Fastened bug that would trigger sure objects equivalent to capsule to activate when reaching their peak when tossed upward
  • Pac-Man Fruit re-work
  • Crimson shells and Arceus Pokeball now perform once more in FFAs
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes, balancing, and extra

You’ll be able to take a look at the complete changelog right here.

Additionally a reminder that we plan to launch an extra patch in December with extra of a deal with content material. There’s nonetheless an opportunity to join the MG Insiders publication to get entry to the December patch earlier than most people. For extra particulars, click on right here.

Have enjoyable!

That’s proper of us, Fraymakers, our model new platform fighter, has arrived on Kickstarter!

Support Fraymakers on Kickstarter

Head over to the marketing campaign to test it out:

We’ve spent hundreds upon hundreds of hours behind the scenes over the previous 2+ years with a purpose to current to you what we’ve created. We hope you’ll agree that Fraymakers is really worthy of being McLeodGaming’s subsequent flagship recreation. However we’ll want your assist with a purpose to make it a actuality, and that’s the place you are available in. The first 48 hours are essential to the success of a crowd-funding marketing campaign, so if you wish to assist us pave the way in which to a post-Flash future for McLeodGaming and take part in bringing Fraymakers to life, please again this mission! The extra backers we get at first of the marketing campaign, the higher our momentum shall be, and the higher our possibilities to get featured by Kickstarter are.

Already backed, or not able the place you possibly can? You’ll be able to assist this mission unfold throughout the web should you share the hyperlink to the Kickstarter marketing campaign with as many individuals as potential! That is simply as essential as backing the mission, and you’d be serving to us out tremendously. That’s associates, that’s household, that’s that particular person you’re mutuals with however have been too afraid to speak to on Twitter, that’s all the Discord servers that you just’re allowed to share hyperlinks in… please – as far and as broad as you possibly can go! One other approach you possibly can assist us out is by including Fraymakers to your Steam wishlist! Head over to our Steam web page and hit the “Add to your wishlist” button:

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So what’s Fraymakers precisely? The phrase is lastly out – it’s a totally modular, full-featured platform fighter that includes a crossover important solid from indie classics together with BIT.TRIP, Downwell, Rivals of Aether, Slay the Spire, Octodad: Dadliest Catch, and Slap Metropolis! We’ve additionally added a huge number of help characters from a broad number of different indie titles (far too many to listing right here!).

Fraymakers gameplay

We’ve spared no element or expense: the members of our playable solid function full platform fighter movesets with no minimize corners (that’s round 80 customized high-resolution pixel artwork animations per character). To sweeten the deal, our help mechanic means that you can combine up your technique by calling upon the distinctive capability of a helper to help you in battle with a singular assault or capability. Make certain to go to our Kickstarter web page to take a look at our marketing campaign video to see every part in motion!

If that’s not sufficient for you, we’re additionally introducing FrayTools, the strong customized device we’re utilizing to construct the sport itself! Utilizing FrayTools, you possibly can construct your personal characters, assists, and modes for Fraymakers utilizing a program designed to make the expertise as environment friendly, user-friendly and versatile as potential. Your choices for brand new gameplay experiences are restricted solely by your creativeness…or for the much less creatively inclined, by your obtain pace.

FrayTools – Superior Animation Timeline

Let’s convey Fraymakers to life collectively!

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