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Jun 27, 2011 | 10:29 AM EDT

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

CONTROLS - customizable
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)

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!

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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.

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.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

Too much fun~

I easily spent 3 hours+ just going around killing things in the wonderful atmosphere after getting 100% completion. hehe

All around fun game, easy to grip controls, progressive power-ups that bring us back to the golden age of metroid, simple and cute bosses, an all around cute atmosphere of snails and vegetation (and the occasional pit of fire), and a "complete" ending for those of us with OCD for collectibles. :D

I do applaud the work put into this, but there is one thing that I find odd.. Has anyone bothered to question the STRAFE function? O:

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auriplane responds:

I wasn't sure what to call it! Maybe TURRET? Strafe's probably a misnomer. I think the game's complete without it, but some testers really wanted it, so I left it in the configuration menu for "hardcore" players to find, just in case. I hope I made the right call!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Great game

Loved the metroid atmosphere.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars


Snaily Snail's adventure is nothing short of EPIC. The music, controls, and combat were all spot on. And that's nothing to say of the humor! This game is hilarious! I especially loved how the dialogue in Snail Town changes as you progress through the game. Thank you for making this - I had a blast playing it.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

Cool adventure game!

I like the game-the art is cool,graphics,music is nice too in the different places,controls are a little hard,but when you use them for a while you get the hang of it!It is addicting and fun.You can collect items,shells,weapons and interact with other snails-a fun and awesome adventure game.The main way of beating it is exploring and collecting stuff.Also has medals now!It is a game that really deserved the game of the week.If there is a sequel,it would be awesome!;D
My overall scores: Music,Graphics,Controls,Fun,Addicting ,Exploring-10/10;5/5 10/10 :D

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Rated 5 / 5 stars


fun fun fun

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