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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!

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

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

This is an interesting game.

It was boring at first, but as soon I got into the hang of it, the game was really, really fun!

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Rated 5 / 5 stars


Snailiad is amazing :D I used the power of Isis to save Sun Snail lol There are so many hidden places it ain't even funny but I love it XD It caught me by surprise many times. The upgrades were amazing too. My favorite is the rainbow wave. I also liked the dialogue and how you got to hear something different from a snail every once in a while. The jokes were great x) I look forward to playing more games by you~

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Rated 5 / 5 stars


This game is so awesome, I played (and won) it 3 times!!! :D It has a great story, good animations, and awesome graphics. I was interested in flixel and what it could do, but then I played this game. I am now looking into making a game with flixel. I also look at snails in a new way. Way to go! :D

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

Extremely good

This reminds me heavily of Cave Story, in that it's really good, has perfect retro graphics and music, and the gameplay is just plain fun. The dialogue is funny and I like how even snails you haven't seen for a long time have something new to say every once in awhile. Some of the hidden areas are diabolical, and some had me freak out when I unexpectedly stumbled upon them. This really could be something you might see on Xbox Live's indie games section; I'd certainly pay for it. If you make a sequel, count me first in line. Very, very good job.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

amazing game

this game is one of the best games on newgrounds. it is awsome and fun. the game is hard but it is not impossible. the graphics are good the controls are good the upgrades are amazing. it is awsome. i love the bosses to. there is really not to much to say that is bad about this game really. the only minor complaint i have is about gravity snail. when i first got it it was really hard but now i have pretty much mastered it. great game i love it i hope you will make a sequel to this game great job. 10/10 5/5 simply amazing

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