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Nakama Retro Side-Scrolling beat 'em up

08-05-2013, 01:21 PM
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Nakama Retro Side-Scrolling beat 'em up


I just finished an iPhone game I was working on the last months and would like to share it with you.


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The game features a story mode as well as an endless mode. The in-game menu is part of the game world.
Stuff is activated when the player hits it. Since the game is about ninjas, the player can move fairly fast and has two attack modes. Combined with double-jump it gives a range of possibilities when dealing with harder boss enemies.

Gameplay video:

Youtube link | Pop Up

Some facts about the development process:

- all game graphics were created on the iPad with a pixel art editor, interface graphics like the control buttons were done in Photoshop.
- I used Bfxr for sound effects (http://www.bfxr.net)
- ParticleDesigner for particles and GlyphDesigner for fonts
- Also TexturePacker for spritesheets

Any feedback is welcome. Thanks.

08-05-2013, 02:26 PM
will this game be open world?

08-05-2013, 04:07 PM
Joined: Dec 2008
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My feedback: love the look, love the action. Will pick it up as soon as it comes out.
08-05-2013, 04:34 PM
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Looks good looking at the screens. But having trouble opening the video links. Play button doesn't respond.
08-05-2013, 06:47 PM
Originally Posted by squarezero View Post
My feedback: love the look, love the action. Will pick it up as soon as it comes out.
And the music.
Customer here, too. Submitted ?
Good luck.
08-06-2013, 12:15 AM
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@D&Dgames no, the world is fixed.

Thank you! I am very happy that you like the game.

Thank you! It is submitted and waiting for review

I am not sure whats wrong, tested it on firefox, chrome and safari, seems to work just fine.
08-06-2013, 12:30 AM
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I noticed you said "iPhone game" in the first post. Is this gonna be iPhone Only or will there be a universal/separate iPad version?

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08-06-2013, 12:54 AM
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Currently the game is iPhone only, I am working on an iPad version and plan to release it as an universal app.
08-06-2013, 01:09 AM
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I noticed it had other players can you more about the co-op.
08-06-2013, 01:32 AM
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The other players are your nakama and fight with you on their own. The idea behind this is that every nakama you save in the story mode, will fight with you one by one in the story mode and all at once in the endless mode.
So the more nakama you save in story mode the higher score you will probably reach in the endless mode. If you look at the gameplay video at 2:00 you will notice that the two nakama I just saved before now appears on the main screen too