Half Life 2 – Star Wars:Rise of the Rebellion. By: Nick Cooper, Mark Szewczyk, Aric Zonta, Igal Rubinshtein, and Kevin Gilmartin
Half Life 2 – Star Wars:Rise of the Rebellion. • Core Mechanic • Theme • Characters • Customize • Weapons • Vehicles • Physics
Theme • Our theme is to take the story of Star Wars, mainly Episodes IV, V, and VI and use the core mechanics of Half Life 2. Our theme is similar to that of the main character in the movies, Luke Skywalker, but is a customized player.
Core Mechanic • Core Mechanics of Half Life 2 • First person shooter • Free rotating third person view • Aimed attack • Puzzle • Exploration
Core Mechanic • Most of our game will take place in the first person point of view, However, light saber battles will take place in a free rotating third person perspective, giving the player maximum mobility. • Obviously, when starting out with weapons, play must use aimed attack to strike a target.
Core Mechanic • When becoming more advanced in the game, a player learns “the way of the force” to help influence the weak minded to complete tasks or puzzles. • Exploration is key. A player must navigate the Star Wars Universe in order to complete assigned tasks.
Characters • The entire Star Wars Universe are characters that one encounters during game play. • Luke Skywalker • Princess Leia • Han Solo • Chewbacca • Obi-Wan • Yoda • Rebellion Soldiers
Characters • However, the villainous characters of the Star Wars Universe exist as well. • Darth Vader • The Emperor • Boba Fett • Jabba the Hut • Storm troopers
Weapons • The weapons arsenal is vast and comparable to Half Life 2. • Half Life 2 weapons • Blaster Pistol • Blaster Rifle • Rocket Launcher • Crowbar • Gravity Gun
Weapons • Weapon arsenal for Star Wars:Rise of the Rebellion: • Blaster Pistol • Blaster Rifle • Rocker Launcher • Light Saber • Force Powers
Vehicles • The Star Wars Universe has a vast amount of land and air vehicles. • Land Speeder • Speeder Bike • Snow Speeder • Taun Taun • X-wing • Y-wing
Vehicles • The player can also hijack imperial vehicles: • T.I.E. Fighter • Interceptor • T.I.E. Bomber • Imperial Shuttle
Physics • A complex physics engine is required to make the Star Wars Universe interactive. This physics engine is a key part to not only Half Life 2 but also Star Wars:Rise of the Rebellion.
Conclusion • Through the use of all above mentioned things, this game, though having a completely different narrative than Half Life 2, uses the EXACT Core Mechanic of Half Life 2.