BattleBlock Theater’s lava blocks, and prisoner #10305

Our weekly BattleBlock Theater prisoner update has occured!!!!!   Prisoner #10305 will take the spotlight, along with the development of our LAVA BLOCKS.

We first based our prototyped gameplay of BattleBlock Theater (when it was still “Game 3”) off of our now-ancient mini-game from Alien Hominid.  That mini-game, back in 2003, was called PDA Games!  It had handy little ladders.  We felt like ladders in BattleBlock Theater were a little too slow for the pacing we were looking for, but we wanted something that served their function.  Oh, I know!  We need something that rockets you across the room!

And thus, the Lava blocks were born.  Not too nice to the touch, but still a welcomed utility for our little prison performers, as the other options normally include death or dying.

The Lava blocks can not only be hit from the top but from the sides and bottoms as well.  They provide a variety of interesting combat or problem-solving moments!

We’ve introduced a new weekly prisoner update — Prisoner #10305 was imprisoned when traces of asbestos were found in his construction.  To point out the obvious, obese tabby cats inherently dislike any amount of this material.    Curiously, prisoner #10325 was imprisoned for cat abduction (as opposed to serial killing) for a near-exact amount of time.   Hm!

We’ll have another update coming near the end of this week – ETA Thursday.  See you then!


Tokyo Anime Fair: Day 2

皆さんこんにちは! 与儀須美で~す。

Hi guys!  This is Sumi, translator for The Behemoth reporting in on behalf of Team Tokyo!  We saw Team Boston’s post with all their pictures, and couldn’t resist making a post of our own, so I’m here to stealth post while everyone’s still hard at work here at Tokyo Anime Fair!

A picture from our booth taken about an hour ago.
A picture from our booth taken about an hour ago.

It is the final day of Tokyo Anime Fair (whew, what a weekend!) but events are still in full swing even with only a couple of hours remaining.  Hit the jump for more information, tons of pictures, and Tokyo GREATNESS.

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