[RELEASE] KLOINKS! - A Claymation-like Standalone Game for GZDoom

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[RELEASE] KLOINKS! - A Claymation-like Standalone Game for GZDoom

Post by TheMIDIMan »

Been a while since I did my first few posts, so let's see if I can do this correctly...

Hello!
On my offtime I've been slowly making a little standalone game for GZDoom that features claymation-like animation (not actual clay) and overall cartoony visuals and audio. It has finally reached a stage where I feel comfortable sharing it to the world at large.
It's my first* time doing (and sharing) anything DOOM modding related. So expect the levels' quality to be quite inconsistent.

*I'm not counting that one Reelism 2 mod I did a while back (that didn't even get added to the Reelism 2's websites mod list) as a proper outing.

New Additions (or features)
  • 9 levels (8 normal + 1 secret)
  • 2 bosses (one is a miniboss, the other is an actual boss)
  • 8 monsters (7 normal + 1 miniboss)
  • 5 weapons
  • all new graphics (painstakingly modeled and rendered in Blender)
  • original soundtrack
  • an escape sequence
  • Hupert (you can kick him)

Can you last all the way to beat the big bad guy at the end? It's like 30 minutes, of course you can! Probably twice as much fun, if you try to find all the secrets!

DOWNLOAD KLOINKS FROM HERE (Google Drive)

(Requires a recent-ish version of GZDoom, tested working on 4.11)


PLEASE READ THIS: KLOINKS! is a whole new game and does not need to be run with doom2.wad (or anything else) please PLACE IT IN THE SAME PLACE WHERE YOU PUT YOUR IWADS, and run it by selecting it from the GZDoom launcher/IWAD selection screen.


Older trailer of gameplay released before actual release:


Release trailer:




Please tell me your opinions on KLOINKS! so I can improve as a modder.
Last edited by TheMIDIMan on Fri Apr 26, 2024 3:34 am, edited 5 times in total.
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Re: Short Tease Of KLOINKS! - A Claymation-like TC for GZDoom

Post by SanyaWaffles »

This looks neat! I'd be interested in seeing this be worked on more. The music definitely fits the tone and I love the claymation-like graphics, it's definitely unique.
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That looks like a game of its own. This should be on Steam :)
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Looks really cool, reminds me of Neverhood.
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Fascinating and quite cool 8-) All we need is Wallace and Grommet as the cyberdemon and the spiderdemon, and Tony Hart as the Icon of Sin :P
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Re: Short Tease Of KLOINKS! - A Claymation-like TC for GZDoom

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Looks great !! -reminds me of Skullmonkeys for the PS1 which is a good, but mighty challenging claymation style game… please continue… o
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Re: Short Tease Of KLOINKS! - A Claymation-like TC for GZDoom

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This is some seriously impressive work!
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I absolutely love this
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i... love it
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Re: [RELEASED] KLOINKS! - A Claymation-like TC for GZDoom

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KLOINKS! is now released!
Edited the main post to include a download link and a cobbled together release video/trailer thing.
Enjoy!
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Re: [RELEASE] KLOINKS! - A Claymation-like Standalone Game for GZDoom

Post by TheMIDIMan »

Updated KLOINKS to version 1.0.1; reworked some areas of maps to be less mean. I won't go into specifics, but it should be a lot more fun now.
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Re: [RELEASE] KLOINKS! - A Claymation-like Standalone Game for GZDoom

Post by Ferretmanjcdenton »

Hey there. Awesome mod!! I absolutely love the graphics! I wonder how long it took to create these figures..

Here is a short video!

https://youtu.be/ANIKeHUY0T0

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