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Dec 7, 2011 | 11:42 AM EST

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Mid Dash Boss Defeated 5 Points Defeat Mid D. Boss (not on Easy Mode!)
Ninja Vader Defeated 5 Points Defeat Ninja Vader (not on Easy Mode!)
Deathless Victory 10 Points Complete the game without dying (not on Easy Mode!)

Author Comments

Feedback is very important to me! Please speak your mind and let me know what you liked or disliked, or if you'd like to see something more in the future.

Thank you all VERY much for all the feedback so far!
New question:

Q: HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT MELEE ATTACKS (press 'a' to attack) INSTEAD OF PROJECTILES (mouse to aim and fire)?
a) keyboard + mouse all the way! keep the projectiles!
b) as long as it has upgrades and a story, i'm happy
c) hm, i'm not sure, and it doesn't seem like a terrible idea.. try it!
d) i like swords and melee weapons! love it. do it.
e) ... [other]

Also, I'm considering putting together a series of video tutorials to show exactly how I made this game (from scratch, start to finish), as well as providing source code and source "artwork." Some preliminary tutorial videos are at www.bigtac.com under the tutorials tab.

Thank you very much for taking the time to read this!

Reviews


banquobanquo

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Great game!

That was a lot of fun to play! I had a good time with it. I like how when I died I didn't have to start over from the beginning, like I anticipated. It made the game easier, but I don't think it's a bad thing.
As whether or not to take away the slo-mo, no! don't do it! i thought that was the best part of the game, and it made things exciting. :)


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wintercube responds:

i'm getting a pretty clear picture now that people don't want to rid with the slo-mo. seeing as how i was previously on the fence about this, thank you for the feedback!


Maniac3536Maniac3536

Rated 5 / 5 stars

FINISH HIM!

Hahaha this made me laugh :D Nice game but short, but then again i probably would've died if it was longer or got any harder :D

Q: HOW WOULD YOU FEEL IF THE SEQUEL DID AWAY WITH THE SLOW-MOTION EFFECT?

I actually quite liked the slow motion effect so I'd have to disagree with that but still..

P.S. That fish was very yummy!! ^_^


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wintercube responds:

haha, you have no idea how happy i am to hear that some people got a laugh or two out of this! and definitely thank you for answering that question about slomo in the sequel -- it directly effects what i'll be coding this week!


TheMonkkeyTheMonkkey

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

great

was very simple, and very original.
great graphics, ans superb gameplay. please make the tutorials 8-)
as for the slo-mo: it's the one thing (besides storyline) that made this game worth it, so keeeep it! could be improved though: maybe some way of really dodging the shuriken; and disable it when the vertical distance is big (i.e. when you are on the ground and the projectile high up, for instance).
and also, make it longer, cause the game was really short


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wintercube responds:

thank you thank you for the feedback. my takeaways: 1) make the tutorials; 2) keep the slo-mo, with improvements; 3) make the game longer. got it!


RoranicusPondRoranicusPond

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Amazing

It's a wonderful game and I would really love a 2, but with upgrades and also would be nice a prequel with the ninja cat master and I really like it


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wintercube responds:

haha, great ideas. i'll have to brainstorm a bit about that prequel!


deathbringer1431deathbringer1431

Rated 4 / 5 stars

So freaking cool!

As a player i dont feel restrained at all but there is still a difficulty to overcome, in short this game is brilliant! Add some sort of upgrades for episode 2 :).


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wintercube responds:

thanks for the great feedback! i'll definitely add upgrades for the next one (working on it already)