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metaBall - Q*Bert meets Marble Madness in a Tron universe

07-03-2015, 12:22 AM
#1
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 5
metaBall - Q*Bert meets Marble Madness in a Tron universe

Hello everyone, I'm here to announce Hardline Studio's next game, metaBall. We combined the mechanics of two classic games (Q*Bert and Marble Madness) to produce something new and unique. We've looked all over and have yet to find any game doing this sort of thing!

The basic concept is to move a ball by tilting your device OR using a gamepad and move over tiles to "flip" them from one state to another. Some tiles fall away, some tiles need to be flipped multiple times and other tiles reverse flip. There are also obstacles such as static and bouncy walls, moving cubes and a few others we are still working on. There are also collectibles the player will have to pick up in order to fully complete a level.

We are presently hosting a Kick Starter campaign to raise the funds needed to finish this game. We'd love your support!

Some quick Gfycat clips:
Spawn Effect
Fly About
Teleporting

Here are some of the latest work-in-progress shots of what we've been doing:

















We'd love to hear your thoughts!

Cheers

Last edited by HardlineStudios; 07-09-2015 at 05:55 PM. Reason: Added new links!
07-03-2015, 12:29 AM
#2
Joined: Aug 2012
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Posts: 4,283
It looks amazing. Good luck on funding!
07-11-2015, 07:27 PM
#3
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 5
Thanks man! Unfortunately even with a unique game, it's hard to land funding!