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An environmentally conscious pirate game. Contents. Game Overview. Gameplay. Game World. Characters. User Interface. Sound & Music. FMVs & Cutscenes. Control Scheme. Game Overview. Concept / Background Story. Target Audience. Mock-up. Original Game Concept. Game Overview.

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An environmentally conscious

pirate game

Murray Lewis (s0801729)


Contents

Game Overview

Gameplay

Game World

Characters

User Interface

Sound & Music

FMVs & Cutscenes

Control Scheme

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Murray Lewis (s0801729)

Game Overview

Concept / Background Story

Target Audience

Mock-up


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Original Game Concept

Game Overview

In Amazon Ahoy! you must use wit and cunning to gather a crew and stop Greybeard the Vicious destroying the Amazon rain forest

Background Story


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Background Story

Game Overview

Jim Cutlass was just a young lad looking for adventure when he heard Greybeard the Vicious was docked at the port where he lived. He smuggled himself aboard to look for some kind of treasure but, as he sneaked around, the ship started to move and Jim realised he was along for the ride...


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Target Audience

Primary school age children (7-11 years old).

Sustainability theme.

Game must be fun and interesting.

Available for download from website

Game Overview


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Mock-up

Game Overview


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Gameplay

Gameplay Objectives

Gameplay Features

Game Flowchart


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Gameplay Objectives

Find all 4 potential crew-members

Complete all 4 quests– one per crew-member

Find the two halves of a lost cutlass!

Discover treasure!

Get a ship!

Rescue a goat!

Sail to the Amazon and defeat Greybeard!

Gameplay


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Gameplay Features

Player controls Jim in 3rd Person

Select an interaction mode from the bar at the top, then click on objects.

Look

Use

Talk

Inventory system

Gameplay


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Gameplay Features 2

Dialogue system between characters

Walking to hotspots is automatic

When leaving areas, map of island is displayed for fast travelling

Gameplay


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Game Flowchart

Gameplay

Cutlass

Treasure

Meet Crew

and Set Sail

Start of Game

Ship

Defeat

Greybeard

Goat

Quests

End of Game


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Game World

World Overview

Concept Art

Game Engine

Levels


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World Overview

Mainly based on Picaroon Island

Beach

Mountains

City

Jungle

Docks

'Smugglers' Cove'

Game World


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Concept

Game World


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Game Engine

Adventure game engine

AGI (Sierra)

SCUMM (LucasArts)

Adventure Game Studio

Graphical Adventure Game Engine

Advent

Lixoo

Game World


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Levels – Main Map

Game World


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Landing Point

Game World


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Mountains Entrance

Game World


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City

Game World


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Cove Overlook

Game World


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Cove

Game World


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Docks

Game World


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Jungle Entrance

Game World


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Lost City

Game World


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Temple Peak

Game World


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Mountains

Game World


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Cave

Game World


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Jungle Puzzle

Game World


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Characters

Jim Cutlass

Greybeard the Vicious

Side Characters

Height Comparison

Items

Asset Reveal Schedule


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Jim Cutlass

18 year-old with a thirst for adventure

Grew up in Docktown, England.

Loves all things nautical and hopes to be a famous buccaneer

Quiet and unassuming

Assumes the best of everyone

Optimistic and always sees the bright side

Characters


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Pictures of Jim

Characters


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Greybeard the Vicious

The most feared pirate to sail the seven seas

His ship, Xerxes, uses a wood-fired propulsion system

To fuel his ship, Greybeard must find huge amounts of wood

He decides to set sail for the Amazon rainforest to steal the timber

Characters


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Picture of Greybeard

Characters


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Side Characters

Characters

Sidney the Salesman

Simon the Shepherd

Barry the Bladesman

Sam the Sheriff


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Height Comparison of Characters

Characters


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Items

Characters

Cutlass HandleCutlass Blade Cake

Ship SailShip Treasure Chest


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Asset Reveal Schedule

Characters

  • As an adventure game, there are no 'enemies' as such in Amazon Ahoy!.

  • Everything that can be picked up in the game exists from the start of the game until the player picks them up, the only thing which moves are the characters.

  • Upon the routing of the smugglers, the Sheriff appears outside his office in the city, and once all four quests are completed all four characters will appear at the docks.


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User Interface

Interface Overview

Main Menu

In-game UI

Dialogue UI

Inventory UI

Game Layout Chart


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Interface Overview

User Interface

  • Consistent GUI:

    • Blue colour scheme

    • Rounded edges

    • Clear buttons:

      • Symbols on in-game bar

      • Text on menus


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Main Menu

User Interface


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In-game UI

User Interface


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Dialogue UI

User Interface


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Inventory UI

User Interface


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Game Layout Chart

User Interface


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Aural Themes

Voices inflected with 'pirate' accent

Sounds of the sea

Seagulls

Waves crashing

Music influenced by jigs & sea shanties


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Introduction Cutscene


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Introduction Part 2


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Control Scheme


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