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Until the Last Plane - The WW2 Airfield Management Game
« on: March 28, 2020, 01:38:12 PM »
Hi guys. I'm Carlo, a solo developer from Italy, and this is my game about airfield management. The idea behind is to celebrate the heroes who fought in the World War II: brave pilots who soared through the skies, and the smart ground crew who helped them by managing their planes.  In particular the second ones, we shouldn't forget the sweat and the sacrifices of the ground crew.

I've used pixel-art cause i love it  :smitten:
Hope you like the concept and I would appreciate your feedback and any suggestions.




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Re: Until the Last Plane - The WW2 airfield management
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2020, 01:45:20 PM »
Looks pretty neat. Welcome aboard.

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Re: Until the Last Plane - The WW2 airfield management
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2020, 05:36:50 PM »
Really cool concept!

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Re: Until the Last Plane - The WW2 Airfield Management Game
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2020, 04:05:55 AM »
My dad was RAF groundcrew in WW2 - I've put this on my Steam wishlist. Good luck with it & hope you keep safe & well.
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Re: Until the Last Plane - The WW2 Airfield Management Game
« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2020, 06:47:42 AM »
On my Steam wishlist as of today. Good luck and have fun finishing it.

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Re: Until the Last Plane - The WW2 Airfield Management Game
« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2020, 07:24:37 AM »
On my Steam wishlist as of today. Good luck and have fun finishing it.

Same here.

It does have great potential for simulation.

My first thought was why did nobody else think of this before?

A few thoughts of the game:

  • Any inclusion of Base protection? For example, the setup of AA batteries to project on enemy raids on airbase.
  • Any inclusion of Base protection: In the Soviet theatre, the setup of patrols against Soviet partisans .
  • The installation of early warning systems: Including linking to radar
  • Does it deal with a single airfield? What about repairs for bomber raid requirements vs fighter protection?
  • Interesting choice for Soviet and USA for starter nations, no Brits for Battle of Britain?

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Re: Until the Last Plane - The WW2 Airfield Management Game
« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2020, 10:43:26 AM »
Thanks fran for your questions, I try to anwser:

It does have great potential for simulation.
Unfortunately my game hasn't a very depth simulation model. I wanna keep it quite simple.

My first thought was why did nobody else think of this before?
Dunno, but I know why I did it: as a War Thunder player and a management games lover, I've mixed the two things :)

Any inclusion of Base protection? For example, the setup of AA batteries to project on enemy raids on airbase.
Not yet, but I think about it!  O0

Any inclusion of Base protection: In the Soviet theatre, the setup of patrols against Soviet partisans .
There are "random events" between each days. One of them is: bandits/raiders that come to your airfield trying to loot spare parts.

The installation of early warning systems: Including linking to radar
Not planned. Well...some concept of radar is already part of gameplay. But is not identified as "radar".

Does it deal with a single airfield? What about repairs for bomber raid requirements vs fighter protection?
Sorry I didn't understand.

Interesting choice for Soviet and USA for starter nations, no Brits for Battle of Britain?
Oh this is sad part. :( I've started the project with 6 nations (USA, USSR, UK, Germany, Japan, Italy), but I have to cut it to just two due to lack of funds. :'(
I'm just a developer and I have to hire graphic artists, sound designers, music composers; so I cannot afford the design for about 30-40 airplanes.
This is why I'll use Kickstarter.

P.S.: apologize; I'm not native english speaker. Hope I was clear.

Carlo
« Last Edit: March 29, 2020, 02:08:16 PM by CarloC »

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Re: Until the Last Plane - The WW2 Airfield Management Game
« Reply #7 on: Yesterday at 05:44:08 PM »
Just wishlisted! -- I'm fine with a couple of campaigns for now, quite distinct. You can always add more campaigns later as expansions (or sequels), and fans of the game will buy in.  :smitten:  :bd:
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Re: Until the Last Plane - The WW2 Airfield Management Game
« Reply #8 on: Today at 07:37:29 AM »
This looks like a fun game.  I will wishlist this and probably buy the game when it is released.   O0
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