Totally Awesome SpaceShip Game! (GMTK Game Jam)
TASSG is a fast paced, tactical orbiting arcade shooter in which you fly a small Ship trying to take out enemy Bases one at a time by hitting their Weak Spots, while at the same time maneuvering to evade their shots.
It was made in ~16 hours of work while spending a weekend at the beach with my family. I'd say at least 30% of the game was made while on a ship and the other 70% pretty late at night =D
It has been made for the Game Maker's ToolKit Game Jam (itch.io/jam/gmtk-jam),
with the Theme being: Dual Purpose Design.
A / D / Left Arrow / Right Arrow - Turning
W / Up Arrow / Space - Boost & Fire
Mechanics & Theme:
- Boosting your ship also fires your weapon;
- Your Ship's Boost Charge acts as a 1-hit shield against other bullets (getting depleted in the process);
- Shooting the Bases' Weak Spots damages the Base and gives the player an extra 3 Boost Charge.
- Destroying a Base replenishes the player's Boost Charge.
- If the player gets hit and the Boost Charge is 0, the player's Ship is destroyed.
-Andrei Tache - Game Design, Programming and Rudimentary Art;
- My Mother: Game Tester (Luv u Mom!).
-Made with Construct 2 Personal Edition (scirra.com);
-Art made with Paint.Net (getpaint.net).
I'd love to hear what you thought about the game, so be sure to let me know!
I was quite surprised with how this small project turned out, and I am thinking about turning it into a bigger project with more enemy variety, randomly generated levels and maybe even boss fights.
|Published||Jul 17, 2017|
|Platforms||Windows, Android, HTML5|
|Author||Moon Light Games|
|Tags||Arcade, Fast-Paced, Game Maker's Toolkit Jam, one-hit-kill, Short, tablet, Tactical, Top-Down, zero-gravity|
|Average session||A few minutes|
|Inputs||Keyboard, Touchscreen, Smartphone, Dance pad|
|Links||My Other Games (Google Play)|
1) Extract the .zip file;
2) Run one of the .apk files.
- If it says: "Install Blocked", go into Settings - Security and turn on Unknown Sources. (After the game is installed, it can be turned back off)
- If you are able to run the .apk file, but the game does not install, exit out of it and run the other .apk file that came in the .zip file.
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