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Cart #52760 | 2018-05-15 | Code ▽ | Embed ▽ | License: CC4-BY-NC-SA

Z: Dash
X: Shoot
Arrow keys : Fly Around

Out in the fringes of ice-cold space,
an Ace pilot is flying HOT.

You tackle any obstacle with Style,
(and brag about it in an extravagant fashion to your friends)

Can you reach the top of the list, and stay there?
Post your scores!

Made for a physical arcade cabinet, to inspire others to start making games.
Specificly designed to incite high-score battles and bragging rights among the local community.

Dries Vienne (Coding @ Aesthetics) --> twitter
Steven Simoens (Design) --> twitter
Check out some more fun stuff from our jam collective

~be sure to let me know if there are any bugs, thanks!

P#52762 2018-05-15 02:21 ( Edited 2018-05-15 06:21)

I like the animations. And the Highscore additions. Really cool.

P#52772 2018-05-15 07:48 ( Edited 2018-05-15 11:48)

Nice fonts! Nice ship design! Nice explosion graphics! Nice music!

Maybe a little more variety in enemies? Something which moves across the screen and shoots stuff at you?

P#52777 2018-05-15 09:46 ( Edited 2018-05-15 13:46)

Cool game! Good music and design. Addictive gameplay.

P#52781 2018-05-15 12:17 ( Edited 2018-05-15 16:17)

thanks for the kind words!
Anyone beat the Ace score yet?

Enemy additions where amongst the ideas currently in the fridge.
My original vision included enemy bullets (giving birth to the 'dodge roll' idea).
And we had some cool ideas, especially when following through on the concept that enemies change behavior when hit.

But since we felt that our design goals where met, and the fact that it had to be displayed at a specific venue, we called it feature full. New enemies would also mean way more level design work.

Not to mention that this is only my second stab at pixel art, so more enemies could have taken some time (and sanity ^^)

P#52784 2018-05-15 13:12 ( Edited 2018-05-15 17:12)

My current high score is 8360 :)

I found 2 small bugs while playing your game. I hope you don't mind me posting them here.
After I finished the game for the first time, it restarted with a black background (no star field visible).
I also discovered that it's possible to enter 16 characters, but only 15 of them are visible on the high score board.

P#52792 2018-05-15 15:30 ( Edited 2018-05-15 19:30)

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