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One of the few things I still haven´t thought too much about is the intro sequence. I know how´s it going to be, but I have trouble with the text.
The intro sequence will begin with a short piece of onscreen text with an outline of the mission, then it crossfades with a scene of the ship landing in SR388, Super Metroid style (vertical scrolling). After that, the game begins.
It´s pretty easy to script and execute the intro, but my English isn´t very good, and I´m afraid I can´t write a proper, correct intro text without grammar errors, weird sentences or typos.
So, this is where you come in. I´ll be taking suggestions from all of you, and whoever makes the best will be featured in the game credits. Please note: - It should be concise and pretty short, it must fit a single screen. - It could be retrospective in first person, like telling what the mission meant in her life (Other M/Zero Mission style) - It should fit properly into the story (there are no changes from the original)
The plot of the insidious Space pirate leader Mother Brain to utilize the artificially created life-forms known as "Metroid" to control the universe was successfully thwarted.
With their unique ability to siphon the energy from other living beings, the Galactic Federation have decided that it is too dangerous for the Metroid to exist.
The Galactic Federation sent a research team to the home planet of the Metroid: SR388. When the ship lost contact, the GF sent in a rescue squad to extract any survivors, but were met with similar results.
Fearing that there may be more Metroid lurking on the planet's surface, the GF decided it was time for immediate action.
To combat them, they have ordered the galaxy's most revered and most feared bounty hunter, Samus Aran, to eliminate the nightmare once and for all...
Is that better? (Sorry I borrowed the italics idea from the previous poster)
Last edited by Alpha_Deathclaw on Fri Sep 09, 2011 5:08 pm, edited 3 times in total.
SR388... home of the Metroid. After the Galactic Federation's teams were destroyed on this hostile planet, they sent me to finish the job... to destroy all traces of the Metroid and to save the galaxy from their threat forever. _____________________-Samus Aran-
After samus have been sent to planet zebes to destroy space pirate leader Mother Brain.The galactic federation recived a signal it were other tipe of metroids!Rarely called alpha,gamma,zeta and omega metroids also the original and they recived data of new abilities they were never seen before,so they sent Samus to the nest named SR388 to destroy the metroid and the planet with the queen inside.So they don't know if Samus would return alive or dead.
maybe have it sort of like the Metroid Zero Mission opening text/intro movie.
To ensure the safety of the galaxy, the Galactic Federation has sent Samus Aran to exterminate the species known as the "Metroid".
Samus knew the danger that she would be put in, but she agreed that it would be best to exterminate them before the infamous Space Pirates could find them, and use them to take over the galaxy.
the text would appear one line at a time, fade out, then the next line would appear. i am a native English speaking American and as far as i know, the text above has no spelling, or grammatical errors.
anyways, that's my idea for the intro.
anyone that wants to edit my text can, but i ask that you please do it tastefully.
@fanatic metroid, please don't double post, it's against the forum rules. i suggest that everyone reads them before posting anywhere on the forums.
A number of research vessels sent to investigate SR388, the homeworld of the Metroids, vanish in succession. Assuming that the crews have been overcome by the metroids living in the planet's caverns, the Galactic Federation sends Samus Aran to eradicate the Metroids.
Might I suggest that you make your own intro Doc? We could easily proofread and/or correct yours. Even if you still wanted something from a different person, we could easily get inspiration from seeing what you would have done.
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