Hop Battles: Arena Updates Topic

Name of Project: Hop Battles: Arena
Link to the Project: https://c.gethopscotch.com/p/12s0gzkqq9

Head into the Arena and fight like never before in Hop Battles: Arena, Fight in 3v3 battles instead of the Classic 1v1 Battles.

New Battle System

The battle system in this game has a similar concept to in Hop Battles 2, but instead reworked to allow 3 characters in a battle, and the introduction of different attack types. The 3v3 battles were an idea for Hop Battles 2, called “Tag Battles”.

:o: this attack icon means it is an area attack and it does a little bit of damage to everyone opposed to a single target

:dart: this attack does all the damage you can do to a single target

the element rules remain the same as they did in hop Battles 2

Arena
Each element has its own arena which is in the background and can be seen in the pre battle cut scene.

Battle Modes
Instead of the classic battle mode (which still exists here) there is 2 new modes.

Coin Steal
Both teams start with a certain amount of coins, the amount of damage you do is the amount of coins you steal. amount of coins you finish with is the amount you keep.

Boss Fight
This a single opponent fight, they usually have a lot of health. They can be difficult to fight sometimes so you might want to use boosters in some cases.

My Story

The Quest system in Hop Battles 2 & 1 are no more, instead its a sector system here. Each element has a sector which is composed of a main mission, pinned mission, and a boss fight.

Main Mission
this is the battles needed to progress they give points every time the player wins. The points give rewards and will allow the boss battle to open up

Pinned Mission
This mission allows the player to play in the coin steal mode which will give everyone quite a lot of coins.

Boss fight
this fight allows the player to move onto to next sector, the final battle is against the shadow Warrior who you might of seen on the cover

Daily Events

These are events that are smaller and there will always be some to do every day, and can give some great rewards.

Daily Goals

These are goals that you can complete every day, each goal will give you 250 coins, complete 4 goals to get a pack which could give you crocodile.

Pick A Card

This feature works the same as it did in Hop Battles 2, but give much better rewards such as food, gems, boosters, and a few characters.

Other Features

A lot of the new features are ideas that were for Hop battles 2, Such as boosters which boosters your stats for a single battle.

Cut scenes
The story mode in this game includes a few cut scenes and a pre battle cut scene

This is probably the biggest game I have released this year, There will probably be 1 more I will release this year but it will not be as big as this game or Aero. This is suposed to be more of a remake/remaster of Hop Battles 2 since a lot of the ideas I had with it could of not been added in time/or could of never added it in. So alot of the new features here where orginally designed for Hop Battles 2, and thats also why Hop Battles 2 was so similar to the first Hop Battles.

If you would liked to be tagged for things please vote in the poll below

  • Tagged For Updates
  • Tagged For Huge Daily Events/Special events
  • Both Events And Special Events

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@StarlightStudios

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Super cool!

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I LOVE IT!!!
(Thank you HopBattles gods for blessing me with such an amazing game)

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I forgot to make the poll public vote here if you want to be tagged

Would you like to be tagged
  • Tagged for updates
  • Tagged for big daily events and special events
  • Tagged for both updates and events

0 voters

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I’m so excited!!! This is my favorite game on HS so I’m so excited to check out the sequel!

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The start of the game seems super difficult to me, I’ve tried it a couple times and I can’t get past it

Maybe I’m not good at the game but the enemy team seems to do wayyyy more damage to me then I do (which I know was supposed to be balanced by my team having more health, but they do so much it’s still unbalanced)

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Yeah the first battle can be a little difficult, I will probably change it in the next update. I changed the way the damage system works in this game, as in Hop Battles 2 The damage was done based on common characters damage. Here it’s based on the rarity the AI is at. at if I remember correctly the first battle has a Legendary character in that first fight and I believe I set the AI characters to have there damage at level 1 (there might be another Legendary Character in that same battle). The first Boss Battle I believe is kind of tricky as well because Both Sloth and Monkey Will be weak against StarGirl so the trick with that battle is too get Chillana to as high level as you can at the point; and is to use her as much as possible until the Ais take her out which at the point she should be weak enough for for Sloth Or monkey to take her out.

The first Battle I believe you face Jody, Mr. Mustache, and Parrot. So with that Battle you want to get Mr. Mustache out With Chillana because she will critical him, then get Jody out First because he can critical Chillana, then you want to get the Legendary character out. This is a little complicated for a new player to do so I will probably change this battle.

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The parrot Give Away Cup is here check out the daily events to get packs where if your lucky you could get this special character and other rewards just by playing a battle.
Please Note this event timer is bugged I had to change the daily event schedule at the last moment and I forgot to change the countdown timer, I also changed the way I do events in this game to use less variables. so so the parrot event will display around 20 days until it leaves. In reality it will end on the 6th of December. The Dino event had a similar issue. I will bring the Dino event back next update since it took me a few days to get this topic ready by the time I posted this topic the event was over for some of you or it had a day left.

Tags

@StarlightStudios
@braynee202
@MarkerGames
@CreativePenguin
@Liquid

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The first update is here, and I have a little bad news the file size is already quite large and in fact it is almost the size as Hop battles 1 & 2, so this could be the only update, but I have an idea to reduce the file size a little bit so maybe I could add a few more characters before I cannot add anymore. So I will do a few polls and I will try to add as many of them as possible but there is no guarantee if I will be able to add them in. I honestly do not know why the Hop battles games are always such a huge file Size, like Aero for example is about half of the File Size that this game is at. But anyways this is the content for this update

New Characters

Common
Mistle

Uncommon
Yeti

Epic
Gonzalo

Legendary
Penguin
Queen Ana

Special events are here!
Unlock characters in a sector like way, for a limited time Gonzalo and Queen Ana will be unlocked this way. But unlike Hop Battles 2 once you complete the event there is a daily event like battle which will rewards some really good things just by owning the main character.

Daily Events
Check out daily events For the Holidays, New year’s, Dino, and Penguin

Penguin will have more opportunities to unlock him besides the Giveaway up check out the other ways in the events to get extra chances to unlock him.

Other Changes
-Winter Backgrounds have been added in for loading screen, and the village
-The first battle in the first sector has been changed as it has been difficult for some people to beat it.
-A ability to skip the pre battle cut scene has been added in just tap the screen to skip it.

All the Winter limited content will start to come out on Tuesday automatically in your time zone.
https://c.gethopscotch.com/p/12s0gzkqq9

Sorry for the double tag if you got tagged for the Aero update as well.

Tags

@StarlightStudios
@braynee202
@MarkerGames
@CreativePenguin
@Liquid

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What happens if the file size is too big?

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There’s a max limit a hopscotch project can be at according to @/Crosbyman64 it’s a little over 9 MB. Hop battles 2 is around 8.5 MB and the first one is 8.7 MB Arena is already at 8.39 MB I could probably reduce it to around to 8 MB by changing something. In the case for the first hop battles it give me an error message when I try to update it. The second hop battles I can add a character to the store or do something a little smaller it will let me update it. But if I try to finish a character that never made it in it will give me the same error message. I believe the file size is what’s causing it because the first 2 are around the same file size the first one is just slightly bigger. This game is already super close and it will probably hit that limit pretty quickly. So unless they allow for bigger file sizes I don’t think I will be able to do a lot of updates with this.

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The winter content has started to go live! Check out the special events tab for the Gonzalo event, and the daily events for the Penguin Give Away cup. Check out the store for Mistle and Penguin. If you unlock Gonzalo from his event you could get tons of gems and some penguin packs so make sure to get Gonzalo, he may be useful for Queen Ana’s event.

Tags

@StarlightStudios
@braynee202
@MarkerGames
@CreativePenguin
@Liquid

https://c.gethopscotch.com/p/12s0gzkqq9

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Queen Ana’s Special event is here! Unlock her for her special attacks. There are also some cool extra rewards in the Tournament.
https://c.gethopscotch.com/p/12s0gzkqq9

Check out the daily events for the Xmas daily event for a chance to get penguin and parrot.

Polls
I will attempt to add the most popular characters voted here, no promises that I will be able to add all of them in but I will try.

Returning To Hop Battles Characters
  • Miss Chief
  • Toucan
  • Alien Pod
  • Robo

0 voters

New To Hop Battles Characters
  • Cupcake
  • Venus
  • Zombear
  • Polar Bear

0 voters

Tags

@StarlightStudios
@braynee202
@MarkerGames
@CreativePenguin
@Liquid

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What’s the difference between Hop Battles Arena and Hop Battles?

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Hop Battles: Arena was designed to be more of a spin off to Hop Battles rather than a Hop Battles 3. So because of that it I decided to call it Arena since it had a bunch of Arenas and the battle system is quite different in this game with the 3v3 battles. So Arena would be a very fitting name for this game.

If you mean gameplay wise
Hop Battles: Arena has a 3v3 battles while Hop battles 2 has the 1v1 Battles. Hop Battles 2 has the quest progression system and Coin Battles. Arena combines the two in a sector system with the pinned missions and the main missions. Hop battles: Arena has cut scenes Hop battles 2 has a character on screen with text for the story.

Here are a couple of other things Hop Battles: Arena has the Hop Battles 2 does not

  • Daily Goals
  • Boosters
  • Daily Events
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Thanks for letting me know!

Could you tag me for all updates?

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Daily Battle Challenge Update is here!

New Characters

Epic
Robo

Legendary
Cupcake

Check out the daily events every day for a new Daily event that occurs every day the Daily battle Challenge! Complete the Battle every day to get a chance to unlock Robo.
Also check out the daily events tab around Valentine’s day for a special Valentine’s day Daily event!

Also, the damage you do the opponents in battle has been increased, making the battles a lot quicker. so now a Battle won’t take 5 minutes if you cannot critical the other player.

Bug Fixes
-After the winter screens were supposed to disappear, they were replaced with the wrong image, this should now be fixed.

On a side note, to avoid some confusion, Cupcake was added in this update, but she will not be released at all during this update she will come in the coming months to celebrate something special :wink:

Cupcake Will likely be the last new character to be released in as the game now sits as 8.62MB and Hop Battles 2 is at 8.63MB so we probably will not get anymore characters. I may try and play around with a few things and see if I could get the size down without removing any features.

tags

@braynee202
@MarkerGames
@StarlightStudios
@CreativePenguin
@Liquid
@ClownPig
@KingGuin87

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