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SpaceGate

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Description

Trailer (showing gameplay from initial upload)

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SpaceGate is a vertical scrolling shoot-em-up, inspired by the NES era of shooters such as Astro Warrior and bullet hell games like Xenon 2 and Cave.

Controls

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Instructions

Press 'p' or escape to pause
Change the color filter while paused.
Change the volume levels while paused.

Arcade
Arrow keys or w,a,s,d to move or mouse.
Firing is auto.

Survival
Arrow keys to move WASD to aim
Mouse to move arrow keys to aim
Firing is auto.

Features

-Arcade mode similar to Xenon II and survival mode similar to Robotron with randomly generated assets.

-Take control of 5 space stations over 3 difficulty levels. +nbsp;

-Over 25 enemy types including 5 bosses and 5 mini bosses, with different attack formations.

-Frame rate+nbsp;adjuster: press - and + to add or subtract 10 frames to the frame rate during play.

-Mouse navigated gui featuring LCD font.

-Gameboy inspired color screen filter during pause.

-3+nbsp;powerup types, cannon missile and side.

-High score table integration will be added upon finding a sponsor depending on their domain requirements.

-Single life survival mode to be added featuring randomly generated assets and map with increasing difficulty.

-Map in between levels scolls to show a preview.

The engine is bespoke and I am doing final tests on the explosion effect, side shot,+nbsp;difficulty modes and+nbsp;procedural survival mode. +nbsp;

My deadline is mid august at which point I will be working on another game.

NOTE: I have decided to make the game private to public viewing since this is my first upload and I'd prefer to receive an offer of sponsorship before the public play the game. +nbsp;No harm has been done in terms of exposure by the 20 or 30 people who have already viewed the game on here.

NEW BLOG POSTS:+nbsp;

http://barnabybyrne.blogspot.com/2010/07/spacegate-difficulty-levels.html

http://barnabybyrne.blogspot.com/2010/07/memory-consumption-of-flash-player-in.html

http://barnabybyrne.blogspot.com/2010/07/spacegate-procedural-survival-mode.html

http://barnabybyrne.blogspot.com/2010/08/spacegate-monochrome-screen-filter-and.html

Latest additions:

1up every 500000 score

Bonus of 5000 for destroying whole waves

Monochrome screen mode

Quit/cancel buttons