XNA-based game developed for GDEV 190 "Introduction to Game Development" at MSUM, Spring 2011.

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    <html> <head> <title>Essence of the Elements - GDEV190 Spring 2011 - README</title> <style type="text/css"> html, body { background: black; color: #CCC; font-size: 10pt; font-family: monospace; margin: 8px; /* Linux shell look (biggish text) */ } /* Page control (scheme) */ a:link, a:visited, a:active { color: #CCF; text-decoration: none; } /* Link (file) */ a:link.d, a:visited.d, a:active.d { color: #33E; /* Linux shell blue */ } /* Normal link (directory) */ a:link.sym, a:visited.sym, a:active.sym { color: #00CD00; /* Linux shell green */ } /* Symbolic link */ a:hover { text-decoration: underline; } /* Display its a link */ span.status-on { color: green; } span.status-off { color: coral; } </style> </head> <body> <h2>Essence of the Elements - GDEV190 Spring 2011</h2> <h1>README</h1> <h3>Installing / Running / Uninstalling</h3> <p> * Installing: Run setup.exe once to install the XNA4 Framework. If the game does not start when this finishes,<br />run the installer again to install the game.<br /> * Running: Use the desktop shortcut or from the listing of applications in the Start Menu<br /> * Uninstalling: Programs and Features in Control Panel, look for Essence and remove this application<br />(Publisher is likely NintendoFreaks.com)<br /> </p> <h3>Controls</h3> <ul> <li>Generic <ul> <li>Exit Game - Escape</li> </ul></li> <li>Keyboard <ul> <li>Movement - Arrow Keys</li> <li>Jump - Space Bar, Z</li> <li>Action - Alt, X</li> <li>Switch Characters - Ctrl, Q/W</li> <li>Start / Pause - Enter</li> <li>Restart Level - Tick / Tidle (Just below Escape)</li> </ul></li> <li>360 Gamepad <ul> <li>Movement - Left Stick</li> <li>Jump - A</li> <li>Action - B</li> <li>Switch Characters - Bumpers</li> <li>Start / Pause - Start</li> <li>Restart Level - Back</li> </ul></li> </ul> <h3>Noteworthy Things</h3> <p> * All players must get to the end of a level to be successful. Stand over the sign to continue.</br .> * Skipping a video: Press start twice.<br /> * If a character dies, you must restart.<br /> </p> <h3>Team</h3> <ul> <li> Matt Kava <ul> <li>Team lead</li> <li>Original concept</li> <li>Programmer</li> </ul> </li> <li>Taylor Ganser <ul> <li>Intro video maker</li> <li>Concept thinker</li> </ul> </li> <li>Wade Moerke <ul> <li>Credits video maker</li> <li>Concept thinker</li> <li>Creator of Level 5, "Watch Your Jump!"</li> </ul> </li> <li> Diego Nova <ul> <li>Title screen artist</li> <li>Concept artist</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <h3>Known Issues</h3> <ul> <li>For an unknown reason, sometimes an image being used by the game will unload itself incorrectly<br />and this will cause the game to crash with an exception. This seems to come with the game running<br />for a long time, so please be aware of this issue.</li> </ul> <h3>Contact</h3> Have questions, concerns, comments, feedback? Let us know!<br /><br /> Contact the creator:<br /> Matt Kava, <a href="mailto:kava.matthew@gmail.com">kava.matthew@gmail.com</a><br /> Website: <a href="http://www.mattkava.com">MattKava.com</a><br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Essence of the Elements, a Windows PC game. Spring 2011.<br /> </body> </html>