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Old 05-28-2014, 09:13 AM
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Default Monster Snack - A weird endless runner, starring an unlikely hero!

Hey guys!

We wanted to let everyone know that we’ll be releasing our new free iOS title sometime in the next couple of weeks.

Monster Snack is an endless/runner game that focuses heavily on attention and precision. The player needs not worry about the main character’s motion control, but has to concentrate on making sure that a given sequence of energy-charged crystals are zapped to keep his/her vehicle running. As you progress your vehicle speeds up, and those crystals get harder to hit. If you can’t keep up with the increasing difficulty, you get to meet a certain someone who’s been tailing you...

This is our first take on a game that relies more on the skill side of things, and it also happens to be the first game we decided to develop in 4 weeks’ time from conception to completion (including tweaking any peripherals involved and our home-brewed back-end).

Despite the short time of development, we are giving Monster Snack our all to make sure it looks and feels great! We hope you’ll enjoy the media assets we’ll be uploading soon and the idea of the game. Before anyone asks, an Android version could be making an appearance sooner rather than later.

Needless to say, any feedback or comments are more than welcome!

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Our game's villain/monster...


And our hero/snack


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Trailer
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Old 06-02-2014, 03:41 AM
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We added a bit of art from the game. More information and visuals will be coming your way soon!
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Old 06-09-2014, 06:54 AM
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Hey guys!

So, we conducted our first in house usability test and got quite a lot of feedback on the game. So far everything seems to be running smoothly, but we need to iron out a few details.

We will be re-working the tutorial and resuming the game, as well as make a few tweaks on the controls. So as you can understand, chances are we'll be stretching our 4 weeks deadline a bit.

However, we've got a few .gifs we can show you Mind you, these are still work in progress (some from very early stages in development) and could change - aesthetically or otherwise - later on. Enjoy!


LeCroque's animation concepts



LeCroque's animations



Gaspaude early animation



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Old 06-09-2014, 11:10 AM
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The artwork is really good!
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Old 06-30-2014, 10:19 AM
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Thanks a bunch onlymaybe!

As you can understand we're a little behind schedule.

Although our original plan was to launch after a month of development we finished Monster Snack's basic gameplay within our deadline, but then we decided (based on some early testers' comments and a closed usability test) to make a few core gameplay tweaks and add some elements that will make the game more appealing. We also had to work on our backend, polish a few graphics, add new features to the first version etc.

Although this is the case, development is still going strong and the team is more focused than ever; we really believe it won't take long since launch!

A gameplay video is also under way! It could be ready either by the end of this week or the beginning of the next.

Stay tuned and ask away if you have any questions!!

Oh, and here's a couple of somewhat overdue screenshots


From when the game starts and Gaspaude makes a full appearance, while you're hoping he won't make a second one!


And LeCroque zapping about energy crystals!
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