NGU – New game prototype, need feedback!

Hey everyone!

I’ve started a new project and in an attempt to ensure that I stay on the right track I’ve made a prototype and I am seeking some early feedback.

Play the prototype below:

Controls:
W,A,S,D – Move the player (the purple square)
Mouse movement – Move around the gun (the dark blue square)
Left click – Shoot!

Win Condition:
You need to protect your ship (the large orange block) from the enemies (the light blue squares). If the ship runs out of HP, or the player gets hit, it’s game over. If the player shoots all of the enemies, then you win!

Tips:
Move around A LOT! Enemies come flying fast (I’ll be changing that next build :D), so just keep shooting!

Feedback:
I’m looking for feedback on the player controls, enemy speed, how fun the game is, and whether or not there any frustrating aspects to the gameplay. This is only a basic prototype, there will be more in the final project, I just want to get player feedback on the game’s basic elements.

I’ll be updated every one/two days with new playable builds, so keep coming back!

Thanks guys!

- Josh!

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Tiny’s Grand Adventure NOW ON STEAM GREENLIGHT!

Hey everyone! Sorry for going quiet for a bit, I’ve been hard at work on Tiny’s Grand Adventure! Tiny’s is a 2D, side-scrolling shooter, for the PC (I’d like to put it on other consoles/Wii U in the future). Tiny’s features exciting gameplay that pulls inspiration from the fighting game genre, as well as an exciting story and hats (yes, hats)!

Much like Flying Home, Tiny’s was made by one developer (me!), and is a labor of love.

Right now we’re on Steam Greenlight, in the hope of getting on Steam, so please vote “Yes” @: Tiny’s Grand Adventure Steam Greenlight Page !

There will be loads (LOADS!) more news about Tiny’s Grand Adventure, so stay tuned!

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Thoughts: Flying Home

The main idea for the game came about from being in a loud, crowded place, and wanting to go somewhere peaceful.  We’ve all been in that situation.  In fact you might be in a loud, crowded place right now!  Sometimes we just want to go somewhere different, somewhere calming.  Flying Home was designed to take you to that nice place.

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Candlelight Studios is proud to announce Flying Home!

Candlelight Studios - Flying Home

Candlelight Studios – Flying Home

Flying Home is the first video game from independent video game developer Candlelight Studios.  Flying Home has the player taking control of a small bird as it flies through a large metropolis.  Using music created by The Kyoto Connection, Flying Home aims to be a relaxing and peaceful experience, using music and sound to sooth the player.

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