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Jun 27, 2011 | 10:29 AM EDT
  • Daily Feature June 28, 2011

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Author Comments

Explore Snaily World, collect new abilities and weapons, discover secret passages, and save the snails!

CONTROLS - customizable
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Arrow keys to move
Z to jump
X to shoot a weapon
C to shoot a weapon (and hold still)
M for map (you can use TAB, but it won't work in IE)
ESC or P for the menu (pause)

ABOUT THE GAME
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Snailiad is an 8-bit-inspired game, which uses the NES palette most of the time, and uses NES music I wrote using Famitracker. I hope you enjoy it! :-) There's some references to eight-bit classics that helped inspire Snailiad, and you might also find a cameo or two from RPG Shooter: Starwish, if you play long enough.

Big thanks to:

AdamAtomic, for Flixel!
xdanond, for drawing some stuff!
newstarshipsmell, for lots of testing!
jsr, for Famitracker!

ABOUT SAVE DATA
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Starting with Flash Player 10.3, Flash save data gets DELETED if you clear cookies or browser history. If you're having trouble with saves, this list might help:
1. Don't clear your cookies or history
2. Make sure the Flash Storage Settings say "Unlimited"
3. Make sure "private browsing" is OFF
4. Make sure "clear browser history on exit" is OFF
5. Make sure "block sites from setting any data" is OFF (for Chrome users)
6. Don't run a program that deletes stuff, like CCleaner or Better Privacy

FINDING 100% ITEMS
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Once you defeat the final boss, you unlock the "radar"! The radar tells you how many items are left in the current area.

HIDDEN MODE
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There's a hidden mode in Snailiad! Once you've unlocked it, it will be one of the choices in "NEW GAME", below EASY and NORMAL.

TROUBLESHOOTING
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If you set your browser zoom below 100%, the bottom and right sides of the game will get cut off. Please make sure your zoom is at least 100%!

Reviews


oilyoily

Rated 5 / 5 stars January 12, 2013

this games sucks major ass dont play it. i give it pity stars



PyrocumulusPyrocumulus

Rated 5 / 5 stars January 6, 2013

I've loved this game for quite a while. It's arguably the best game on Newgrounds.

Everything is great. The music is awesome, the controls are great. The bosses are fun, and the enemies have plenty of variety without being silly. Even the graphics are charming, for what it is.

I don't often give fives, but this deserves it.


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RhoneocerosRhoneoceros

Rated 5 / 5 stars January 2, 2013

I'm ashamed to say this... but I still can't figure out how to crawl around the damn corners.


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sonicpazzasonicpazza

Rated 5 / 5 stars December 27, 2012

This game is my favorite game on Newgrounds. Nothing compares to it. Just..... nothing.



songcriticsongcritic

Rated 4 / 5 stars December 27, 2012

metroid with snails, love it :)