Friday, February 8, 2013

Loading screens

I've been working on the front end of the game for the past few days, wrapping up missing functionality and generally improving the first impression people will have of the game. One of the improvements is the game now shows a loading screen and progress indicator when the game is getting set up. From a development standpoint its a pretty small thing but not having a black screen or completely static screen for several seconds when the game starts up really makes it feel much nicer.

Here's one of the loading screens which is used for the story/mission mode of the game: