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

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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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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

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.

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%!



Rated 5 / 5 stars

awesome game

reminds me of pokemon gold


Rated 5 / 5 stars


this is so freakin awesome!! Very nice work on this!!

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

pew pew snail pew

This is the best snail based flash game I've ever played. Not only are the snails accurate to life (it's true some: snails have pea shooters, and some snails have anti-gravity), but it's cute, and fun!

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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

I thought I wouldnt like it

But actually did, it was engaging enough to want to keep going and the bosses were pretty creative even if the artwork is crude. I found that the esc key wasnt skipping the cutscene.

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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


This game is good, yes, it's not awesome, but cool! I like it, maybe the concept it's a little bit odd or stupid, but i'm not saying that is bad.

Plus, i love 8-bit! That makes the game a lot more good! Oh, good job with the references!

I'm giving you a 9 just because of the concept, but still, good job!

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