NO LONGER MAINTAINED!
Melodia is a mulitplayer game written in Java, inspired by games like Zelda and Secret of Mana.
This project is what has become of a little experiment gone out of hand. While learning my first steps in Java, I was wondering how a game would work. A while later I had a static image moving on top of another image by pressing the arrow keys.
Fast forward a few years and this is the result;
Melodia has become a multiplayer game, making the player able to walk across different maps (of which two are realised in the proof of concept). Players are able to kill monsters, die themselves only to be respawned anew. Change the colours of their tunics to any given colour and chat with each other.
This all wrapped up in a little proof of concept game called Melodia, with background music taken from Ragnarok Online and maps, sprites taken from Zelda: blabla and Secret of Mana.
Important; read the disclaimer about the use of these sprites and images.
Source code is licensed under the MIT License.
Images/sprites/audio etc. belong to their respective owners!
- Navigation with arrow keys or WASD.
- Attack with 'F'
- 'Enter' to enable Chat for commands;
- /nick to change your name
- /color shows a screen where you can change your sprite's colour.
- /server makes the current instance the server
- /connect serverip:port to connect to this instance from another client.
- /list shows a list of connected clients and players.
- /loc shows the current location.
- /dev <on|off> for developer mode, this will show the walkmap.
- /walkcheck to turn off the walkcheck, enabling you to walk anywhere.
- /bg <on|off> to turn on/off the background music.
Demo / PoC
Being a programmer first, I took these sprites from Shyguy Kingdom to realise a simple game that looked good as well. These images and other resources used belong to their respective owners. The source code written in Java and XML is licensed under the MIT License, which means you are free to fork and build upon this game. I have abandonded it, so feel free but give credit where due. It has gained some sentimental value in my early years of learning how to code ;-)
Excerpt from http://tsgk.captainn.net
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