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The Chain

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​Help Starfleet Mac protect The Chain in this endless arcade shooter!

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Cool concept very original the graphics were solid same with the animation good difficulty as well

Interesting but really, start easier and then work up the difficulty.

Creative concept, and it looked like you put a lot of time into aesthetics, as this game looks put together. The character designs are have been done well, and the animations are smoot.

Some problems with this is that the chain pulling can be quite a tedious process, as it is very slow compared to the player and enemies. Shouldn't the difficulty increase as the player progresses instead of completely depending on the chain? How come only your own bullets move the chain and not the enemy bullets?

For now it just seems like an arcade where the only goal is to get as high a score as possible (I believe that is why you chose the screen to be shaped like that). Unless you want it to stay like that, it would be cool to see a level system. I suggest an option to choose at the start to play in either level mode or an infinite arcade mode.

Overall, it has great potential and I hope you will continue to work on this.

PaperCookies responds:

Thanks for trying it out and writing your review!

This game was definitely aimed to be an arcade game. The difficulty does progress, with enemy speeds increasing and waves sizes/speed in-between them. So it's definitely not just the chain! Sorry if that was confusing. You make some very good points, though!

HIGHSCORE 131|| Clever idea just like the previous comments. I would like a little bonus for me when I'm not getting hit or the bar stay at a certain height. Otherwise, I LIKE EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS GAME!!!

PaperCookies responds:

Thank you! I'm really glad you enjoyed it. That's not a bad idea, actually. I'm porting this to mobile soon, so I might add that in while I'm at it!

The game is very well made, and is entertaining. I have one issue, though. When you pull back the chain, it doesn't really seem to be that helpful, as the chain just starts moving upward faster than it was before, fast enough that there's no good reason to do it. The difficulty needs to increase more gradually, as well. You also need new music for the game, as it wasn't very good. Besides that, it's a clever concept and a well-made game.

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2.83 / 5.00

Aug 8, 2018
4:25 PM EDT