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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!

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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.

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.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

My god...

did I just spend 5 hours on this game!

Excellent execution. Music was perfect, secret passageways were perfect, hell the dialogue was perfect!

I love how it starts off as just some snail on his own, and near the end you become a powerhouse of ungodly poportions.

Brilliant flash! I look forward to your next submission.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars


You know, I was a little leery of this at first. I wasn't sure how the whole snail thing would play out.

But, I played a bit, and I really like this game! :3 I love all the different colors of snails, I love the bright colors, I love the music, and I love how even though this is a new game, it has this great feeling of nostalgia for me. It reminds me of the good ol' days when I'd sit down with my siblings and cousins and play a couple rounds of Super Mario Brothers. You know, good, clean fun!

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auriplane responds:

Yay! Thank you :-D


Rated 5 / 5 stars


This game reminds me of Smart Ball for the SNES

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auriplane responds:

I've played most of the games people have mentioned in the reviews, but I haven't played this one. I'll have to check it out! :-)


Rated 5 / 5 stars


LOL, i played the game out of order, so i couldnt get to some parts of the game, i defeated the third boss, the space boss without going into his territory or getting the gun. sweet


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Awesome metroidvania game

Wow, I haven't played a good Flash game like this since "Level Up!". Great game, with a lot of content. Loved the secrets. My only complaint is that it's hard to control once you get the Gravity ability. Still, great job, and I'd love to see a sequel someday.
I played on Normal, and except for the bosses and Lux Lirata area I didn't found it to be that hard.

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