App description: ******************************************************************************
IMPORTANT NOTE: iPod Touch 4, iPhone 4, are NOT SUPPORTED.
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Works fine on iPhone4s or better

Collecting coins never gets old, but some times you just need a break.

Get back to some serious Old-School gaming with Syder Arcade!
A love letter to Amiga the games of the 90', no coins, no upgrade grinding, just your tenacity and a motherload of alien invaders.

Syder Arcade is a free scrolling, multi directional shoot 'em up, an uncompromised old-school experience, furious, challenging, straightforward. This game will bring you back in time, when bulky starships were cool and games were about player skill and swearing madly at your computer.

Relevant Features
- Shooting
- Dying
- 6 campaing levels
- 1 survival mode level
- 2 opposite directions
- 3 player starships
- 4 difficulty levels
- At least 3 huge capital ships and 1 giant bug-ship
- Skill-based badges to improve your high scores
- Game Center support
- 5 Tons of nostalgia and 16 of Old-School
- Amiga-style soundtrack
- Zombie free

Gabrien's comments:


01-27-2013, 03:40 PM
#31
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,237
Any good then?
01-27-2013, 03:50 PM
#32
Quote:
Originally Posted by psj3809 View Post
Any good then?
I'm enjoying the hell outta this one. =oD

There's a pc+Mac version if you want to watch some YT vids. The controls are perfect (the joystick is great, and I couldn't imagine playing with relative touch, especially in survival and the last half of the campaign, with enemies coming at you from every-which way, the speed increase pickups, ect...)

It's a fantastic game...


3 ships, 4 difficulties, 6 campaign stages and an endless survival level.

Definitely easy to recommend.

:;:CURRENT 'FAVORITES' FOLDER:;:
Dragon Hills, Devious Dungeon 2, Attack The Light, Incoboto, Bring Me Sandwiches!!
:;:GAMECENTER ID:;: syntheticvoid
:;:CURRENTLY LISTENING TO:;: Autechre, Download, Flint Glass

01-27-2013, 07:08 PM
#33
Just bought and tried. Definitely good, and i recommend it without doubt.
Only thing that misses in my opinion is iCade compatibility. With that feature included the game is perfect.
Keep up the good work guys!
Code message: grande lavoro ragazzi, continuate cos! Un saluto dalla nostra Milano!
01-28-2013, 05:55 AM
#34
Finally Out!

Well,
finally the game is released! I can see you are already playing it.

Of course, for any question, we are here to answer!


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Luca 'aXon' Marchetti
http://studioevil.com
@studioevil
01-28-2013, 06:01 AM
#35
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,237
Well bought this last night.

Nice little shoot em up, controls work really well, a lot of enemies to kill, you then get a large 'end of level baddie' to attack.

Onto level 2, i'll play more later. Hopefully there'll be more variety later but so far a nice polished game.

Nice pick up
01-28-2013, 07:39 AM
#36
Quote:
Originally Posted by aXon[Evil] View Post
Of course, for any question, we are here to answer!
Nice. Will you add iCade support?

Game Center: masvil - feel free to add me telling you are from TA.
Do you need info about HDMI out and iCade to use your iDevice as a real game station? Go there and there and thank Connector and Menneisyys.
01-28-2013, 07:46 AM
#37
Joined: Mar 2011
Location: Bologna, Italy
Posts: 4
iCade support is on the todo list, so it's coming on a future update. No ETA yet.
01-28-2013, 09:19 AM
#38
Game Impressions

I already have the PC version.. and this port looks really good !

Fluid 60 fps on my iPhone 5... that does it for me

Definitely worth more than the $0.99 price tag.


btw.. little service communication, the FB link doesn't seem to work.
It's a problem I had, too. It may be something related to iOS 6 and/or having the FB app installed.
I suggest removing www. from the URL.

Here is a more complex example of what I do (I use the profile ID when possible).

Code:
//==================================================================
void OpenURL( const char *pURLStr )
{
    NSString *pBSString = [NSString stringWithUTF8String:pURLStr];

    [[UIApplication sharedApplication]
                            openURL:
                               [NSURL URLWithString:pBSString]];
}

//==================================================================
bool CanOpenURL( const char *pURLStr )
{
    NSString *pBSString = [NSString stringWithUTF8String:pURLStr];

    return YES ==
            [[UIApplication sharedApplication]
                 canOpenURL:
                    [NSURL URLWithString:pBSString]];
} 

//==================================================================
// ...
#if defined(TARGET_OS_IPHONE)
    const char *pFBCustomURL = "fb://profile/137849396274028";
    if ( IPHUT::CanOpenURL( pFBCustomURL ) )
        DUT::OpenURL( pFBCustomURL );
    else
        DUT::OpenURL( "http://facebook.com/oyatsukai" );
#else
    DUT::OpenURL( "http://www.facebook.com/oyatsukai" );
#endif
01-28-2013, 09:59 AM
#39
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: omaha, ne
Posts: 1,392
love these little gems, grabbing now, thanks
01-28-2013, 10:41 AM
#40
Achivements aren't working for me.

Despite this small bug, the game is really pretty and fun to play. At that price it's a no brainer.

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