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Radial Storm

by levsha128 - Compo Entry

Radial Storm is arkanoid-like game in polar coordinates. But how it correlate with 'shapeshift'? There is two reasons:
1) Bat is changes their shape (4 level)
2) Space is curved and in future i want to make 2 in 1 game that changes coordinate system on the fly.
This version is not polished, and i not fully satisfied by it. There is no bonuses, or nice animations that is planned ;(

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Ratings

#292Innovation3.40
#367Graphics3.27
#825Overall2.73
#2061Coolness20%

Comments

mutonizer says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:19am

Sadly I think it's bugged out :/
Every time I tried to start it, it was instant game over with the ball out of bounds I think. Sorry can't be more descriptive, it's just "game over" non stop.

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levsha128 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:22am

yep, it's all about screen resolution ;(

Insality says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:22am

Challenging! It was hard for me, but interesing. Good job!

kepons says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:28am

It didn't work for some reason. When I pressed Start, it immediately showed the game over screen and pressing Restart did the same. http://puu.sh/omEi7/c383a47598.gif

mutonizer says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:45am

Alright,

I grabbed the source directly and gave this another go to at least give it a fair chance.

Needs polish, that's for sure, but the concept of multi dimensional popcorn/arkanoid game is pretty good. I'm not sure how it's related to shape shifting (though you could imagine that shapes are shifting around or something) but it's a shame it's in such a raw state because I'd have loved to play this more, if it was more stable.

Good try, just sad you didn't have time needed to see this through proper.

brandann says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:30pm

Buggy (constant game overs) when started, made the screen bigger and reset that helped.
game was fun but did not offer a lot of replay, controls were good, lacking audio.

Apr 22, 2016 @ 3:08am

Seems like a good idea for a simple game but it is bugged out. Pressing start only ends the game.

Gyfis says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 8:45am

After fixing the screen size, I enjoyed this game! Thanks!

avinashd says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 10:21am

It's not exactly a new idea, but I really found the idea of the curved pong paddle quite cool. The game is quite buggy though.

ragnta says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 9:46am

Nice game, but it has many bugs. If you repair these bugs, your game will be awesome :)

ezombort says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 6:30pm

Awesome consept. If you polish this game and fix some of the bugs it can be very fun :)

forgiv3nplays says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 9:03pm

Very fun and addicting game!

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