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Ikaruga inspired shoot em up

01-18-2012, 06:18 PM
#1
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Energy Storm


Youtube link | Pop Up

Last edited by thedollarhunter; 03-04-2012 at 06:14 PM. Reason: Added better quality video of work so far
01-18-2012, 06:35 PM
#2
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Needs a better title than work in progress though

Seriously looks good so far

01-18-2012, 07:27 PM
#3
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Good looking SHMUP you got going on there! I'll be watching for this!
01-19-2012, 08:05 AM
#4
Would love to see some still images of this, the graphics look mad legit and I dont bealive the video really does them justice =p
01-19-2012, 09:10 AM
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I am definitely interested in seeing and hearing more from this one. Looks fantastic so far.
01-19-2012, 09:26 AM
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Oh yeah! Along with Raiden IV, one of my all time favorite modern shmups. As opposed to Battle Garrega and Armed Police Batrider, my favorite mame shmups. There are already 2 games like this on app store; "Shmup" is like a monochromatic, almost exact copy of Ikaruga, and "Kyotokei" which is a horizontal version. Rrootage HD also has an Ikaruga mode. I can't forget to mention DDP, Phoenix and Danmaku on my list of fav iOS shmups.

My advice, make it universal, relative touch and beam weapons. But you knew that already, didn't you?


Edit: BTW, is there a vid of Mal Function? Robotron is one of my all time favorite games as well, so I might get it if I like the vid.

Last edited by RCranium666; 01-19-2012 at 07:14 PM.
01-23-2012, 04:23 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RCranium666 View Post
BTW, is there a vid of Mal Function? Robotron is one of my all time favorite games as well, so I might get it if I like the vid.
There is a video of the iPad version of Mal Function on YouTube the iPhone/iPod version has better twin stick controls with autofire.

Hope you like it!
01-23-2012, 01:13 PM
#8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by thedollarhunter View Post
There is a video of the iPad version of Mal Function on YouTube the iPhone/iPod version has better twin stick controls with autofire.

Hope you like it!
What's the difference between the HD version and the universal version on iPad?
01-24-2012, 11:05 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RCranium666 View Post
What's the difference between the HD version and the universal version on iPad?
The universal version of Mal Function has better controls - one stick to move and one stick for direction of autofire.

I should really remove the HD version or maybe make it free? I think it has too many controls - seperate buttons to move, spin, fire and beam...

All part of the iOS dev learning curve - 3rd app will be much better
01-24-2012, 12:42 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by thedollarhunter View Post
The universal version of Mal Function has better controls - one stick to move and one stick for direction of autofire.

I should really remove the HD version or maybe make it free? I think it has too many controls - seperate buttons to move, spin, fire and beam...

All part of the iOS dev learning curve - 3rd app will be much better
Are the graphics the same?