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Joan Mad Run Bloody indie scroll shooter for pixel lovers.

07-24-2013, 07:07 AM
#1
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 580
Joan Mad Run Bloody indie scroll shooter for pixel lovers.

The final update - 2016.05.03

Finally, a game we first posted about on 07/24/2013 is finally out now, on 05/03/2016 :-)

Thank you all for support during all that time, for loving our other games and for providing us with a priceless first hand feedback.

Welcome to the ready game thread and enoy the game

Update from 2016.04.25



Great news, dear friends!

The App Store has approved Joan Mad Run and we already know the release date!

The long-awaited day is May 3rd, 2016!

Dozens of meticulously designed kickass weapons, eerie bosses, deadly traps and spectacular death effects - it's all in there! Hope you will take a peek and stay

And in the meantime here are 2 fresh gameplay gifs (below) and trailer (above):






Update from 2016.04.23

Dear TA members,

I've to apologize for a little premature upping of the thread without updating it to the actual state of the game and without synchronizing my effort with the team. Not all features we wanted it to have will see the light upon the upcoming initial release. Features like cross-platform multi-player, pets and character customization, controllers and video streaming support are not in there. Although we wanted to implement it all, the final decision was to keep it simple and eventually stop in order so the game would see the light of life. Otherwise, the development would take a year more of our work – so, when the other part of our team joined the project to speed it up, we fixed lots of bugs, added polish, redesigned weapon effects, and updated it for new devices.

Nevertheless, the game should feel a very rewarding experience – there is Joan, there are lots of insane guns, gore, pixels, kills, and death effects.

The actual information about the game, new screenshots and videos are being prepared and will soon be posted here. Until then, those of you, who didn’t read about it earlier, can enjoy the spectacular pixel craft in the older screenshots and videos. However, please take into account, that in the current build there is more polish then on many of the older screenshots.

The previous announcement:

Finally, the build is submitted for Apple review with an approximate release date in about two weeks (in the beginning of May) =)

The full game is to be FREE with a soft and fair monetization scheme like in our latest game Tomb of the Mask. Tried to not repeat the issues that the first release of TotM had - more close to the update of TotM with fair leader boards and etc. Stay tuned for more updates =)

Older Media/Screenshots *

* - new ones are coming soon

Joan Mad Run is a pixel-art gory fight-to-the-death run’n’gun, that takes your enemies straight to hell. Literally.






































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Last edited by Happybyte; 05-03-2016 at 11:00 AM. Reason: main post content update
07-24-2013, 07:18 AM
#2
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Greece kos island
Posts: 1,028
I like what I see and I would love to test your game!

I am the punishment of GOD
if you had not committed great sins
GOD would not have sent
a punishment like me upon you Genghis Khan

07-24-2013, 07:23 AM
#3
Joined: May 2010
Location: Deepest Circle, Hell
Posts: 8,430
You already have my money based on that gif.

Oh, and "Joan" works. I like it.

"I am virgin, I'm a whore! Giving nothing; the taker, the maker of war!" - Black Sabbath, "I"
07-24-2013, 07:28 AM
#4
Joined: Jan 2013
Location: Sydney
Posts: 1,773
That gif is bliss!!
07-24-2013, 07:31 AM
#5
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 1,268
Hhhmmm it reminds me of unepic from steam...Btw hope I can get to test this..

"A whim, a thought, and more is sought. Awake my mind; thy will be wrought!"
07-24-2013, 07:43 AM
#6
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 580
Meet some more weapon designs and effects - upgraded weapons mostly.

Satanic

An upgraded Imp gun opens a black hole into a dark world and sends it to traverse the level to gather blood and souls:





Super shotgun

10 gauge shotgun shrapnel spreads to a wider area - it's that powerful so it shoots enemies on all level platforms:





AK-47 with submachine grenade launcher





Shot of Odin

An upgraded version of Lighting gun, sends out a lightning ball electrocuting all who is trapped too close:





Acid gun LV

An upgraded Acid gun, deploys a bunch of head-crabs that spit acid and melt everyone on all level platforms:





Microwave gun 22

A wider ray of microwave energy burns across all levels:





Freezer with freezing grenade launcher

Cools down everything in the range of the grenade blast, including the environment:





Plasma sword with bullet deflection

Upgraded plasma sword give you an ability to deflect projectiles, bullets:





Monomolecular net upgrade

Throw monomolecular net and slice everyone in front of you into tiny pieces:





Circular saw C.P.

Throws saw discs after upgrade:





Knife





Katana

Replaces knife as an upgrade - slices enemies in several pieces:





Reducer

Shrinks enemies to mice size - step on them to smash:





Golden pistol upgrade

Allows a more rapid rate of fire:





Shutgun

A king of close combat:




Last edited by Happybyte; 10-02-2013 at 04:54 PM. Reason: added more content
07-24-2013, 08:07 AM
#7
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 1,003
Quote:
Originally Posted by Happybyte View Post
And a little bonus to feel the mood of the game - a start sreen theme soundtrack on SoundCloud:
http://snd.sc/14GZony

How do you like it? Moody enough?
Very very nice!!!
07-25-2013, 12:53 PM
#8
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 580
Thanks for your motivating opinions, all!

P.S. Who else want to beta test please send me a message via forum with your TestFlight email.

Early beta is more or less ready, yet we have to wait until Apple restores the developer portal, so we could update our certificates for TestFlight members.
07-25-2013, 01:07 PM
#9
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 1,268
Quote:
Originally Posted by Happybyte View Post
Thanks for your motivating opinions, all!

P.S. Who else want to beta test please send me a message via forum with your TestFlight email.

Early beta is more or less ready, yet we have to wait until Apple restores the developer portal, so we could update our certificates for TestFlight members.
Huzzah!!I can't wait to try this game....

"A whim, a thought, and more is sought. Awake my mind; thy will be wrought!"
07-25-2013, 03:05 PM
#10
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Minneapolis, USA
Posts: 3,654
Those pixels are so gorgeous. I'm ready to tie my red bandana on and bust out of that prison as soon as I can.