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Madness Retaliation

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Strategy - Other
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madnesscombat
turnbased
retaliation
action-point

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Uploaded
Oct 25, 2010 | 2:27 AM EDT
  • Frontpaged October 26, 2010
  • Daily 5th Place October 26, 2010
  • Weekly 4th Place October 27, 2010

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Progression 5 Points Unlock your first door or elevator
Redemption 5 Points Slay the Savior
Renovation 5 Points Turn a wall into a door
Consternation 10 Points Kill the Clown
Completion 25 Points Finish the game
Exploration 50 Points Finish the game with 100% map explored
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Author Comments

= = = NEWS = = =
- Version 1.5.8 approved by NG admin on 11/02/10!
- Medals approved by NG on 11/09/10! Hurrah!
- If I haven't replied to your PM's, it's simply because I'm busy at work on the sequel to this game. Hopefully I can put in as many features that you guys suggested. Happy gaming everyone!
- Someone pointed out that there are fan-made walkthrough vids for this game on Youtube. If you really need help and the guide isn't helping, search "Madness Retaliation" in Youtube.com.

= = = IF YOU'RE STUCK = = =
... CHECK THE GUIDE AT http://revolverroach.newg rounds.com/news/post/5313 85
(remove the spaces. sorry, HTML links aren't allowed in NG descriptions)

= = = BIG THANKS = = =
...to all the Newgrounds players, voters, and reviewers who helped this game get daily 5th, weekly 4th, and front page! It's hard to keep up with the reviews but I do read through all of them. Thank you for the praise, suggestions, and also the many criticisms that help me make improvements to the game.

= = = LATEST UPDATE 1.5.8 = = =
- Fixes to Medal system. (Medals still pending NG approval)
- Fixed some spelling errors and inconsistencies in equip description
- Increased efficiency of JHP ammo stun to 75%.

= = = PREVIOUS UPDATE 1.5.7 = = =
- Some save system bugfixes. Again, saves are local to your PC, NOT your NG account.
- Added new ability for the Savior Halo that will help exploration.
- Medals created (Pending NG approval)

= = = GAME DESCRIPTION = = =
You command a team of 4 specialists infiltrating an AAHW cloning facility. You must retrieve vials of DNA that the Auditor is using to create stronger agents. You must shoot and stab your way through masses of ever improving enemies. Collect weapons, armor, and items to help you reach the Auditor's tower and complete your mission.

= = = GAME PLAY TIPS = = =
- This is a turn-based strategy game that uses AP (Action Point) mechanics. Fans of Fallout 1 and 2 will be familiar with the game-play.
- In each battle, try to defeat all enemies as quickly as possible. Each of your characters has a limited amount of AP that are used to move and attack.
- Moving horizontally, forward or backward, takes 1 AP per tile. Moving vertically needs no AP.
- If you have no more AP, press the End Turn button. You'll to regain some AP but your enemies will have a chance to attack you.
- There is no "Level-up" System. Your HP, damage, AP, and other stats are determined by the armor and weapons.
- Some equipment have special abilities which are displayed in their description. Figuring out how best to use them, is entirely on you.
- You cannot change your character's classes. Learn to optimize their use.
- Armor is subtle and relies partly on luck, but it can be invaluable in many situations.
- Certain enemies drop items which will help out in difficult battles.
- You don't NEED to explore the entire facility... but it does help quite a bit.
- If you lose a man, the Higher Powers will resurrect him after you finish the battle. Assuming, of course, that you win.
- Save often. Srsly.

= = = ABOUT THIS GAME (it's quite lengthy) = = =
The inspiration for this game was the "kill-team" dynamic between Deimos and Sanford, as opposed to the "one-man army" feel of Hank. I want players to feel like they're constantly upgrading and improving their team. I've also tried to replicate the weapons and armor used in the Madness series as Krinkels portrayed them, then added a twist of my own art-style. I had planned this for Madness Day 2010, but it my estimated 2 week production time became 2 months. Still, I'm quite happy with the result and hope you enjoy it!

= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
MUSIC CREDITS: http://revolverroach.newg rounds.com/news/post/5306 60
HINT SHEET: http://revolverroach.newg rounds.com/news/post/5303 3

Reviews


WolfwooD10WolfwooD10

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Fun game!

8/10 4/5 because there are a couple annoying bugs.

like when flashbang is used the game every once in a while seems to run one turn by itself afterwards (even though all 5 enemies are stunned... somehow 3 will still fire upon me and for some reason my guys will return fire)

And for the amount of time it takes to kill enemies later in the game (with the crap ton of blocking they do) there needs to be some way to teleport to areas of the game. i got keykard 3 and saw i would have to backtrack through 50 rooms to get things i wanted to get and said... hell wit it i dont want to waste time on that. toooooo much backtracking.

other than that good game.

Oh and an idea... when you start getting duplicate items you should be able to combine them to upgrade the igems you have. im sitting here with 5 sawn off shotguns somehow and they are worthless.


People find this review helpful!

KenxeusKenxeus

Rated 5 / 5 stars

I was never a fan of Madness series

But this game was awesome inn every way
the gameplay is excelent.
This game is so good that honestly I don't have any advise to tell you what it needs to improve....



InADarkMirrorInADarkMirror

Rated 5 / 5 stars

SO GOOD

Holy crap that was amazing. The whole final boss battle (interspersed with the little video clips) was brilliant and pretty challenging. Fighting the three clones at the end, also pretty hard. Hank took the longest to kill, and I started running out of Improbability Drive uses to revive every time he parried my attacks. But eventually I got him.



kllk18kllk18

Rated 5 / 5 stars

omg!

this is jaw dropping!



KarklathKarklath

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Good game.... but

Was a great game, didn't need to save, went right through it, except for the very end. The mimics that you have to kill with the weapon type they are using killed my shotgunner, endless loop of not hitting the enemy until I'm out of smoke-bombs.

The only lame part of the game was that