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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!
Treasure Hunter 25 Points Find 100% items!
Homeless 50 Points Win Slug Mode!
Speedrunner 50 Points Win in less than 30 minutes!
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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


Mini130Mini130

Rated 5 / 5 stars June 28, 2011

Simple made...

but fun and addicting! :D


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LancealotLanceLancealotLance

Rated 5 / 5 stars June 28, 2011

Outstanding!!

Could you make a walkthrough though? For the less experinceed gamers? I wont beat that boss til I find the shrine :( but besides the fact that I suck at gaming, you sir, are amazing at creating!!



freakdudebobfreakdudebob

Rated 5 / 5 stars June 28, 2011

o.o reindeer

why is there a random reindeer @_@


auriplane responds:

Random reindeer are secret snelks! If you spot a snelk in the wild, there *may* be a secret nearby...


vegeta6666vegeta6666

Rated 5 / 5 stars June 28, 2011

great

good game but im gettin frustrated. got this ability devastator but got no idea what it does. Was being attacked while i was picking it up and now i got this ability that i have no clue how to use. So what is it


auriplane responds:

It makes all your weapons stronger :-)


amplefiedamplefied

Rated 5 / 5 stars June 28, 2011

YAY METROID!

Albeit the snails were a pretty fucking lame. The only problem I had with the game was due to sprites, or to be specific, to figure out where the edge of the snail was, which made precise jumping almost impossible. It would have been cool with wall jumping Megaman style as well, but that's just wishful thinking I guess.