Fan-art and other stuff Friday #5

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This morning there was a big power outage (which is pretty rare around here), the above image of Raptor represents the emotional state we were in. Scared, cold and lonely.

ryu-gemini.tumblr.com2Luckily we survived! All game engines are up and running again and we are working on some prrretty cool stuff. Just as Ryu, who created this cool fan-art piece from Raptor!


It has been a while since we showed Lethal League at an event. So it’s time to go out and hit some balls. This weekend (28/29 March) we will be showing Lethal League at the first edition of the Dutch Comic Con.

Next weekend (3/6 April) we will drop down in Coventry (UK) to show Lethal League at Insomnia54. Last year at Insomnia53 the game was live on stage which was pretty cool but this time we will be there in person. Feel free to challenge us!

That’s it for now, have a smashing weekend.

Team Reptile OUT

 

Survey Winners

Recently we asked you to do a little survey for us. We gathered all the entries and this resulted in quite some interesting information. The survey had close to 1000 entries and we are very thankful for that! From all the entries we randomly picked 5 winners for a Megabyte Punch steam key.

The winners are:
– d.firulev
– shftd
– Javier A. Arrillaga
– dervown
– tafforeaum

Congratulations! If you are one of the winners you should have received the steam key in your inbox. If not, please check your spam. Still no key? Please send us a message at contact at team-reptile.com.


Interesting statistic: 91% of you would be interested in watching Lethal League tournaments and 72% would be interested in competing in a Lethal League tournament.

If you want to compete in an online tournament the guys from Lethal League Tourneys are hosting weekly tournaments, make sure to join and show them your Switch Flips and Jawbreakers.

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You can sign up here:

http://llt.challonge.com/llt23

Have a smashing weekend!

 

Fan-art Friday #3

Guess what. It’s Friday and we still have loads of incredible fan-art. Since today is a special day we will feature two artists!

First to enter the stage is this Sonata by Nekophelia. Sonata fan-art is quite rare so we were glad to find this piece. What a great style! Check out the rest of Nekophelia’s work here http://nekophelia.tumblr.com/ and follow her on twitter.

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Even more rare is Dice fan-art. Douglas’ favorite character was Candyman until he started getting good at playing as Dice. So good that he dedicated this nice fan-art piece (he calls it a doodle) to him. Check out the rest of Douglas’ work here http://sparklewoof.tumblr.com/

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You got some doodles we should see? Feel free to send your work to fanart@team-reptile.com or share it with us on twitter or facebook.

Fan-art Friday #2

Check out these sick Latch, Candyman and Switch by Thomas Bramall. Our favorite for this set is definitely Switch. That’s exactly how Switch looks at you right before he destroys you with a kickflip.

We are always very excited to see fan-art from fellow game artists. Thomas is a Lead Character artist on Oddworld New ‘N’ Tasty and you can check out the rest of his work here http://tda3d.tumblr.com/ or follow him on twitter @tombramall

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Did you drew some fancy fan-art too? Feel free to send your work to fanart@team-reptile.com or share it with us on twitter or facebook.

 

Launch and future plans

To start off, Lethal League had a great launch, hitting the target we had set for a month in barely half a week. There’s a lively scene of players and it appears to be steadily growing. From competitive-heads wrecking rookies online in Quick Match to party-goers playing local Free For All battles. Here’s a big thank you from Team Reptile for playing our game and telling your friends!

Thanks

Indieprize Showcase

Why would we go to Casual Connect 2014? We don’t make mobile or casual games, we don’t necessarily like F2P stuff. It felt we had no reason to go there at all even though it was only a few miles away from our office! Fortunately we were invited to show the current version of Lethal League at the Indieprize showcase hosted at Casual Connect 2014.

The location (Beurs van Berlage) was impressive and the main hall was reserved for all the indie developers (110!) who were invited. We had a great time meeting great developers, making new friends, party hard and of course showing the latest version of Lethal League which is currently in closed beta on Steam.

The response we received on the game was really impressive, we heard quite some oOoOOooOH, aAAAaaAH and other unidentifiable screams. It’s currently our most valuable measurement tool for defining the good things in the game. Also the word of mouth during the event was pretty effective. A lot of people kept returning to our booth to show this “insane” game to their friends and colleagues. All the positive attention the game got was pretty exciting and we would certainly be up for more!

Several other developers said this before but it doesn’t really matter what kind of event it is. If it’s an opportunity to showcase your game, go for it! We will continue showing Lethal League at several events this year so stay tuned to find out where we will be next!

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2014 will be good

2013 was a very exciting year for us. Dion and I successfully released our debut title Megabyte Punch which received a lot of great reviews and responses from the players…

We also left our tiny attic behind and we moved into a very decent new office in the heart of Hilversum. We were even ranked in the top 100 of “Europe’s most exciting game start-ups” by the Develop100.

Earlier this year our flash prototype version of Lethal League hyped up a lot of people and at the Ultimate Fighting Game Tournament. Last November we started the REAL Lethal League development at full force. You can follow the development here

2014 will be the year of Lethal League!

Lethal League will feature multiple characters, voice acting, unique abilities, different levels, native controller support, high performance online GGPO multiplayer (up to 4 players), a banging soundtrack featuring various artists (including Doctor Lazer) and full Steam integration. Yes, Lethal League will come to Steam in 2014!

Thanks for all the support in 2013!

Happy end of year holidays!

Tim & Dion