Hyperspace Pinball combines the controls of pinball with the game play of an arcade shooter wrapped up in a universe of aliens, explosions and more! Travel through the solar system flipping shots while earning bonuses, power-ups, enhancements and achievements like a pinball wizard! Fight your way through bosses and special enemies like anti-balls, spinners and shooters on your way to planet Earth for the final showdown! If you're good enough, you can even compete for the top score against other players; even on other platforms! Do you have what it takes to save the galaxy? Find out with Hyperspace Pinball!

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0 comments by Gamieon on Jul 18th, 2015

It's been far too long since my previous update, which just means this post will be bigger. I play tested every main campaign level, and took over 2,300 screenshots and narrowed them down to the top 100. I'm going to pick the top 10 from that group and order them by how I want them to appear on the Steam store page.

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lugum Jun 20 2013 says:

Hyperspace Pinball TAR.GZ
38.54mbLinux Hyperspace_Pinball_x86.tar.gz (1.2) link isnt working.

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bidinou May 21 2013 says:

Hi ! I just acquired H.P. under Kubuntu Linux. I noticed it didn't start as Desura couldn't find the game executable.

It turned out this was a spelling mistake : Linux is case sensitive. The filename is written with a capital "H" but desura, when starting it is looking for "hyperspace" with no capital H ;-)

BTW : is it possible to configure keys ? (I use it in an arcade cabinet but buttons are "hardcoded" ;)

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kayet95 Apr 20 2013 says:

Hey, the game really was entertaining so I even made a video about it (in french) which you can see here Youtube.com

I hope this will help french people discover indie game like this one. And again, Gamieon, good job with your game !

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liamdawe Apr 15 2013 says:

Is it coming to Linux?

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Namelessness Apr 19 2013 replied:

I suggest you post that question on Twitter ?

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liamdawe Apr 19 2013 replied:

Good idea bro!

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Namelessness Apr 22 2013 replied:

I think we will see a news feed soon: Hyperspace Pinball released on Linux :-)

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Namelessness Apr 15 2013 says:

I will try to create a PDF step-by-step guide, for installing games during a developer giveaway. So you can keep your game after the giveaway, linked to your account.

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chosen001 Apr 14 2013 says:

When "free" doesn't mean "free". No fault on the part of the dev, but I was checking around a few other titles that were given "free" by the devs through Desura -- like Chester and Virtus per Verba. Apparently once a price was attached again, if you uninstalled, you could no longer reinstall without purchasing the game.

If Desura doesn't do something to change this, expect angry people after the 22nd or when the game gets Greenlit.

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Namelessness Apr 14 2013 replied:

I think this comment will have added value so here it goes:
I have tried to install and uninstall these games and no problem here. I remember that the permanent linking started right after the Chester developer giveaway when the developer was searching for an answer to the problem together with Desura. Not long after this Desura started permanent linking, once a game has to be paid for, after a giveaway, the permanent link is set.
Proof: I50.tinypic.com a have a cross marked at the Full version of the game in the Desura client. Check my profile for more proof: Indiedb.com .

You are referring to the following comment:
Just recieved an email from Desura: the game will still be playable to everyone who installed it, but unfortunately if you uninstall you will not be able to reinstall.
As my intention was to give the game permanently I'll be working out some sort of solution to get permanent keys to everyone who wants one for a short period of time.

Once the sale is over I'll put it back on 90% sale for those who are interested in just grabbing it for $1 and then start to work on a way to give those free keys out!

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Namelessness Apr 14 2013 replied:

I got Chester for FREE and also VPV, still attached to my account. Check my profile, both of them are uninstalled from my PC and still attached to my account.
Once the game goes from free to paying the game gets permanently linked to your account. To be on the safe side do not uninstall the game from your account before the giveaway ends.

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chosen001 Apr 14 2013 replied:

Try to install it. If you can, you're lucky. I've got both Chester and Virtus per Verba on my "play" pages, but I get an error telling me to purchase them if I try to install. I had had VpV installed when it switched over, but installing resulted in no longer being able to install.

Here's what happens to both: Virtus: I.imgur.com | Chester: I.imgur.com

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Namelessness Apr 14 2013 replied:

Here are the screenshots I47.tinypic.com and I50.tinypic.com As you can see the Full version is marked with a cross and I am able to download the Full version. have looked at your games inventory neither Chester or VPV are permanently linked to your account.

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chosen001 Apr 14 2013 replied:

Which only happened after the "free" period ended. Before they were listed and accounted for, after, no longer listed on the profile, only in the games list in the client, no longer able to install. Desura seems arbitrary in what sticks and what doesn't, whether or not you have the game installed. Doesn't matter if you click "Add to Account" during the free period either.

You're lucky in that you actually got the keep the games after the free period, for a lot of people, it didn't stick, else you wouldn't see people, including the Chester dev, talking about it.

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Namelessness Apr 14 2013 replied:

I have to say I checked every game page If in the right corner, If Play Game was mentioned in the upper right corner. And did verify the were also in my games inventory.
Up to today none of the games got removed. If Iam not mistaken, correct me if I am wrong but during a giveaway "Add to account" actually removes the game from your account.

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chosen001 Apr 14 2013 replied:

If true, Desura is effectively screwing people out of games who think the "Add to Account" button actually means "Add to Account".

I just installed and uninstalled a bunch of free games to test a few things out and it does indeed seem to be entirely arbitrary as to how the account will treat the titles. Often times, when installed, if you restart your Desura client, the titles will be seeming "removed" from your account, displaying the "Install Game" bit again on the game's profile page, despite being "Ready" in the client.

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Namelessness Apr 14 2013 replied:

I must admit the info I provided right now is seldom to be found on the net, but if anyone asks you can point them here. I have noticed that Hyperspace Pinball shows up in your game inventory. Nice :-)

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Namelessness Apr 14 2013 replied:

That is why you always have to check Desura.com, game page, and game inventory. This information will ALWAYS be up to date and also contains the latest game registration information, directly from the Desura.com database. To be 100% sure. You cannot solely rely on the Desura client.

Check 3 things when installing a free giveaway game:
* Does it state Play Game in the upper right corner, instead of Install game
* Is the game downloadable from the game page, under purchased downloads, verify if it is not only the game demo (if only demo = full game not linked to account).
* Does the game actually show up in your games inventory under your profile.

And do not uninstall the game trough the Desura client until the giveaway is over. Leave it be, wait for it to permanently registered, after the giveaway is over. Do not try to uninstall the game, leave it to install up to 100%.

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chosen001 Apr 14 2013 replied:

Until I uninstalled Virtus Per Verba today, long past the free giveaway, the 3 things you listed were true. Good things to look out for, yes, but again it seems arbitrary as to how Desura will actually handle things.

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Namelessness Apr 14 2013 replied:

As for VPV it could have been that a download command was executed as with every free game, but no registration was made in the database for a game purchase. Because you normally don't buy a free game. Had this couple of times, were I had to click on 'Install game' multiple times before it turned to 'play game' and the game got linked to my account. The Desura client will only listen to a download command, initiated on the game page an not necessarily link the game to your account.

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Highest Rated (2 agree) 7/10

Overall a good flipper. Some bug needs to be solved, and physics may be better. The score system is really a great idea and the game itself is entertaining when you have time to kill.

Apr 20 2013 by kayet95

Lowest Rated (2 agree) 4/10

Bad ball physics, bad gravity, ball slips under paddles, but good premise.

Apr 20 2013 by Azure_Fang

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