Acid leaks. Exploding barrels. Jars of mysterious substances. Books that whisper obscenities. Torn wallpaper patched up with patent applications. The...
Let's just say I'm not very fond of the patent system.
My way of dealing: making Patent Blaster, a sidescrolling explodey kind of game based on awful patent art come to life. Your mission: invalidate those patents using any means necessary.
The house is a mess, and you're here to clean it out. Acid leaks. Exploding barrels. Jars of mysterious substances. Books that whisper obscenities. Torn wallpaper patched up with patent applications.
Elephants charge at you with a stick of color acting like a lightsaber, before falling to your superior flamethrower, but not before they’re resurrected and your cackling evil twin erupts on the scene, literally flying in all directions, just above the hovering hollow bear with a freeze ray. I love games in which each second of gameplay can be described as thus; it’s delightfully ridiculous.
Chris Priestman, Indie Statik
...strange, juicy, and fun... The visual style of this game is unique.
Indie Game Hunt
It's released under the MIT license for the code and a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported license for most of the assets. You can get the details - and the code - on GitHub. You can still buy the game by clicking this well-crafted link.
And remember: hover-elephant is watching.
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Airship dev blog update: T.co
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Development of Airships is going really well. Another dev update coming soon. :)
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Dec 10 2013, 8:07am
@cstross What a good cat! It has the right number of dimensions, reflects light, and doesn't seem to be too radioactive.
Dec 10 2013, 7:49am
@jareiko Yeah, I know. Totally lawyering up! Er, wait.
Dec 10 2013, 5:58am
I can really, really recommend Hoplite ( T.co ) as an Android game.
Dec 10 2013, 5:57am
OK, a clever comparison between blind belief in markets and belief in trial by combat I was gonna make doesn't actually hold up. Shame.
Dec 7 2013, 1:23pm
Well, watching Gravity go me back into KSP. :)
Dec 7 2013, 11:22am