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Friday, April 27, 2007

Friday Media: The Bros are back! (And I'm not talking about samurai)

You heard right. And it's definitely not those idiot Samuris Brothers. The Mario Bros. are back on the RPG scene. U Division's first project to ever have any promise returns to production in this new teaser trailer video. Mario and RPG Maker fans alike should check out a video of what the game has so far. For more info go here. Expect more updates and coverage of the game as I start up work once more. But I haven't had much time to RPG make recently, so updates may continue to be few and far between (my last one was a week ago). And on a side-note, U Division Games hit count is... is... over NINE THOUSANNNNNDDDD!!! (Yeah.....)

Super Mario RPG: The Seven Sages (Trailer 1)

Monday, April 23, 2007

U Di-DJ Music! (UPDATE #1)

That's right! Fresh of the... presses? Anyways, give these two songs a download if you want to sample some of the album "Testing 3, 2, 1."

  1. Hollow Mario Mix (Super Mario World)
  2. Aliens are invading the Dark World!! (The Legend of Zelda 3)

Monday, April 16, 2007

"Hollow Mario Mix" and "Aliens are invading the Dark World!!"

Are going to be released this Friday. They are only two songs of the new album "Testing 3, 2, 1" that is a collaborative effort between C Division (s0uNdch3k) and U Division (U Di-DJ) which aims to feature about 10 or more total. Right now, it's shaping up to be pretty decent with some pure originals and some good remixes (like the previously mentioned songs). Be on the look out for these sweet beats by the end of this week.

Thursday, April 12, 2007

More site content on the way: "U Di-DJ" and "Game Making Tips"

According to a recent press release, (which just so happens to be what you're reading right now) the game-making guru U Division has decided to lend a helping hand to amateur game-makers. In addition to this, U Division plans on makin' some sweet beats for you to treat yourself too. All in the name of expansionism.

"U Di-DJ"
Much like the "U Di-Videos" project, the U Di-DJ allows site goers to sample U Division' s original, game-related music. Thanks to the services of, you will be able to play the music from the website or download it to your computer.

"Game Making Tips"
Pretty self-explanatory, but might as well go into more depth. I am no expert, but I think I'm familiar enough with RPG Maker (at least 2003 for that matter) to share some of my knowledge of the subject. There are some useful things I've discovered that I think would be helpful for beginners to know.

It hasn't been said when the first issue of either of these productions will be posted, but rumor has it that U Division just downloaded FL Studio demo 7...

Saturday, April 7, 2007

U-Tube: Update #2

U Division's "U-Tube" page has finally received an update since launch. You can now head over there to find the latest videos regarding our games, works and creations. And while we are speaking of media, I'm sure you've notice the complete failure that was "Friday Media." Yeah, after the first two issues, I never got around to doing it again. However, you can expect that trend to end coming next Friday. I don't want to spoil it, but expect a good length video of the game that was and almost wasn't.

Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Super Mario RPG: The Seven Sages. From "Cancelled" to "Hiatus"

Yes, a while back I had decided to cancel one of my most ambitious projects to date, and since then have not done any work on it. My problem with SMRPG:SS was, just like with Zelda, there being too much coding of systems and what not and not enough making the actual game. Well, I decided to take care of that problem and I am pleased to announce that SMRPG:SS is no longer canceled. Thanks to the time hog that is Zelda, I still won't be able to work on it much so that's why I say "Hiatus."

But continuing this project means I have to get rid of some stuff to increase my chances of finishing it.

-Only Mario and Luigi can fight (Sorry, no Bowser, Geno, or Yoshi)

...Actually, that's about it. Without those dudes in the Battle System, it allows for an easier way to do "Bros. Combos" and less coding/spriting. Given what I had, it would be a stretch to incorporate those extra characters.

Monday, April 2, 2007

Important! Demo v1.2b Patch!

You may be missing this file for the Demo v1.2!

It has come to my attention that a file is missing from the Demo. A "water1.png" as it were. This was a very bad oversight from U Division, accidentally using an RTP animation file and not adding it to the Daibouken folder. My bad. For those of you unable to complete the Demo, just follow these steps.

1. Download water1.png
2. Put the file in the "Battle" folder of the Demo Folder
3. Play the game.

If you are too lazy to do that, you can just give Demo v1.2b a download that comes complete with the update.

Now that you've played the Demo v1.2...

How was it? Did Demo v1.2 provide a sufficient step-up from it's predecessor or is the Daibouken game still in the realm of mediocrity? Did you enjoy it, and if so, what were your likes? What were your dislikes? Just leave a comment about your experience with the game. If you haven't tried it yet, just scroll down to the previous post. Any comment is useful for us as developers to improve our projects.