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Neoteria - (by OrangePixel)

02-19-2012, 04:59 PM
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Neoteria - (by OrangePixel) [Universal]





Neoteria

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Neoteria is a classic horizontal shoot em up game (shmup) for Android and iOS.

Launch date: Thursday February 23rd 2012 (this thursday!)

Hidden worlds, different difficulty modes (un-lockable pilots) AWESOME sound track and great retro graphics and sound effects.

Game starts in easy mode, but Hard mode is as challenging as all our games are, getting the full 100% completion is not for the weak or casual gamer!

More information about the game can be found: http://orangepixel.net/neoteria

Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/orangepixel
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Homepage: http://orangepixel.net
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Last edited by Sanuku; 02-19-2012 at 05:17 PM.
02-19-2012, 05:01 PM
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you beat me to it! I was just about to post it
thanks

02-19-2012, 05:17 PM
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Looks awesome Two questions. Universal? Relative touch control? (if so I hope it magnifies finger movement or has sensitivity settings to allow it since that finally seems to be the answer for traditional horizontal shmup controls on iOS)

Edit: just read about the controls. So it's only up/down and shoot. Is the movement tilt or arrows? Still sounds cool. Hope it's universal.

Last edited by Royce; 02-19-2012 at 05:25 PM.
02-19-2012, 05:19 PM
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Originally Posted by orangepascal View Post
you beat me to it! I was just about to post it
thanks
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Originally Posted by Royce View Post
Hope it's universal.
It`s Universal...

Last edited by Sanuku; 02-19-2012 at 05:27 PM.
02-19-2012, 05:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Royce View Post
Looks awesome Two questions. Universal? Relative touch control? (if so I hope it magnifies finger movement or has sensitivity settings to allow it since that finally seems to be the answer for traditional horizontal shmup controls on iOS)
1) yes, universal
2) and for controls: we like to call it "simplified controls". We are taking a risk with the controls.

The main idea behind the game was to put back the fast-trigger finger action. So there is no auto-fire in this game, the faster your thumb hits that fire button, the faster you shoot and kill (like in the good old "smash your joystick" days). And movement is kept to simplified up and down only.

We didn't like all that action-blocking finger-moving stuff in other shooters, and we are confident this game rocks with this simplified control scheme, our beta testers loved it !
02-19-2012, 05:36 PM
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Originally Posted by orangepascal View Post
We didn't like all that action-blocking finger-moving stuff in other shooters, and we are confident this game rocks with this simplified control scheme, our beta testers loved it !
That's why I mentioned the magnified relative touch. Dariusburst just pulled it off and is really the first iOS horizontal shmup with perfect controls IMO. Most horizontal shooters just fail miserably due to the controls. Anyway, your method sounds interesting and I will certainly be picking this up
02-19-2012, 11:39 PM
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Yes! I'm buying this based purely on the fact that it doesn't have relative touch controls.

There's only been two horizontal shmups that I really like. Space tripper because it has tilt, and Zombie Bunnies because all the enemies shoot from the ground.

Oh yeah, everything else looks swell too!

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02-19-2012, 11:40 PM
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U guys got me!
02-20-2012, 01:27 AM
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Looks amazing.
02-20-2012, 07:54 AM
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Orangepixel? One of the only devs that I instabuy each time! And this shall be one too!

And damn that looks awesome once again!

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