Will you defeat the Swarmlord?
- Arrows – Move ship
- X – Fire blasters
- Z – Fire special weapon
- Swarmed, a game by @Jammigans | t: Jammigans
- Based on basic shmup tutorial by @Krystman | t: LazyDevsAcademy
- Music by @Gruber | t: gruber_music
- Improved hit feedback on the Swarmlord.
- Added wings to the Swarmlord.
- Updated title screen with Swarmlord animation and other minor tweaks.
- Added sway to the background spores.
- Fixed a bug that could cause an auto shoot right after starting the game from the title screen or when restarting from the game over screen.
- Some sprite optimization and cleanup.
- Special weapon combined with shields, which replaces the extra lives.
- Special weapon, new function: fires 3 bullets at the cost of one shield.
- UI for extra lives removed (replaced by shields).
- UI for special weapon removed since they’re now represented around the ship (they are the shields).
- UI hint for special weapon moved to bottom left corner and got some new graphic.
- Boss speed adjustments.
- Boss bullet speed adjustments.
- Special weapon now destroys enemy bullets on impact.
First version, submitted for the Basic Shmup Showcase.
P#122627 2022-12-17 22:00 ( Edited 2022-12-17 22:03)
Very fun, great palette work, and gameplay worked well, can't wait to see this move forward!
P#122675 2022-12-19 02:31
@CrownDeluxe @DRStudio2010 @Bloodbane Thank you all for the feedback and thanks for playing! :)
P#122754 2022-12-20 17:02
@phil Thank you, glad you liked it! :) At first, I figured score would be meaningless on a game that short. While working on the game I’ve been thinking more about it and what could make some interesting score rules that would fit the game. Let’s say it’s a candidate feature for future version :)
P#122869 2022-12-22 22:06
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