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  • Daily Feature June 28, 2011

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First of Four 5 Points Defeat Shellbreaker!
Stinky Toe 5 Points Defeat Stompy!
Gravity Battle 10 Points Defeat Space Box!
Victory 10 Points Win the game!
Explorer 25 Points Find 100% map!
Happy Ending 25 Points Save Sun Snail!
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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


Lechugasoccerboy16Lechugasoccerboy16

Rated 5 / 5 stars

excelent!!!!!!!!!!

good game dude !!!!!!!!!



popcar1popcar1

Rated 5 / 5 stars

perfect!

i like this game very much,so do i like the music!! its perfect...sometimes i feel that some pixelated games are BETTER than those futuristic


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LordImmortallixLordImmortallix

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Simply Amazing

This is one of the best flash games, or just game in general that I've played in a while. I especially enjoyed it because of it's Metroid-ish gameplay. The level design and controls are great, though there was a bit of a learning curve for the gravity snail, I still loved every bit of the game! I got 100% in close to 3 hours on the first play through.


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saltpepper44saltpepper44

Rated 5 / 5 stars

An instant 10/10

This game is incredible. The 8-bit audio really gave me the retro feel of the 80's.
The brightly colored art was beautiful, and I was astonished at how the feel of the physics was. The music in the second level was very unique. I hope you make more Snailiad games, that would be amazing.


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MoNkEyBoY1993MoNkEyBoY1993

Rated 5 / 5 stars

this game is AMAZING.

It's like a metroid + blaster master clone, with upgrades and lots of secrets! I LOVE IT!

The map system is great too, and ive been playing this all day, and will continue to.

GREAT WORK!! :D


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