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Path-o-Gen 1.1

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Path-O-Gen is a vertical scrolling shooter that follows the escape of young germ Gen from out of the bowels of Dick, a guy who finds joy in making people miserable. Collect power-ups, face bacteria and bile alike until you reach the menacing Bacteriophage, all while spreading your disease of happiness. Go for the high score and explore different strategies to earn unique performance medals and showcase your undeniable awesomeness.

Wayne Watrach - Art and Animation
Gabe Hargrave - Programming
Jesse Barabe - Music
Ken McGill - SFX

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Hey you should make another game and this time inside a girl! :)

Really cool.

You should make a level system though. I think there's some points where it gets too difficult because you can't dodge all the bullets.

WSquared responds:

It's really only after you defeat the boss, Phage, that we intentionally make it nigh unmanageably difficult. With practice you shouldn't have too much trouble dodging shots up to that point. Thanks for playing!


Quite interesting game. Cute animation. At first it looked like they did turn into monsters, but then I did see how cute they did turn out. Good show :D

WSquared responds:

The intent was to kinda have them contort into something forced/happy/creepy. Kind of to show that though they were smiling they were still being infected against their will and forced into something they're not. Thanks for playing!


but sometime the command are a little slow, and maybe a smart bomb should be useful.
anyway the animation is great and the progression of the story is fresh and intriguing!

WSquared responds:

If we ever do a sequel, you shall have your smart bombs.


Such a loverrlly little game, nice simple shooter, crisp clean fun visuals. What more could anyone ask for . well done :)

WSquared responds:

The shooter thinks you're lovely as well.

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3.92 / 5.00

May 22, 2011
8:33 PM EDT
  • Daily 5th Place May 24, 2011