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Super Galaxy Squadron is a pseudo-retro shmup with modern influences. All proceeds from the final game will go to Child's Play Charity (http://www.childsplaycharity.org/).

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Super Galaxy Squadron is a shoot-'em-up that believes tradition shouldn't get in the way of fun. While the classic arcadey difficulty that the genre is known for has its advantages, many people are turned off by mechanics that seem, for lack of a kinder word, archaic.

Difficulty has an important place in the modern gaming world, as any fan of Dark Souls or indie roguelikes can attest, but in this age a game needs more than strict memorization to make it fun and enduring. That's why SGS mixes the old-school formula with more forgiving and unpredictable (but not unfair) elements, making it accessible to average players and giving them a reason to keep playing, even if they couldn't care less about high scores. Of course, anyone looking for a challenge will also be satisfied.

Featuring-

  • 14 playable ships with distinct stats and weapons
  • A powerful, infinitely rechargeable special weapon for each ship
  • A forgiving health system
  • A wide range of ship-specific upgrades
  • Vibrant pixel art at 60 FPS
  • Several arcade-style levels with unique bosses
  • An endless mode with escalating difficulty
  • Bullets
  • A one-hit-kill hardcore option
  • Space
  • NES inspired visuals and sound
  • Primal, exhilarating satisfaction
  • Thrilling, breathtaking, heart-pounding, adrenaline-pumping intense space action with bullets in space
  • Dramatic summarization
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Latest tweets from @nickclinkscales

RT @FraynkWash: It's only a rough, but holy crap I'm so glad I have the artists I do. Thanks to @NickClinkscales for this T.co

Jul 21 2014, 10:51pm

After fiveish months of making it not suck, it's embarrassing to see old SGS again T.co #screenshotsaturday #gamedev

Jul 19 2014, 7:11pm

RT @firebellys: Why aren't the blue jays and finches outside my house retweeting this!!! T.co

Jul 19 2014, 6:51pm

RT @FraynkWash: New enemy attack anim by @NickClinkscales + @kahstizzle for Blood Alloy T.co #screenshotsaturday http://

Jul 13 2014, 9:31pm

RT @FraynkWash: Death comes to us all. New animations yay, thanks to @NickClinkscales T.co

Jul 11 2014, 12:59am

@FraynkWash Yeah, it's something I've been working on on the side for a couple years.

Jun 28 2014, 4:54pm

I always said bullets are a feature of Super Galaxy Squadron, but this isn't what I signed up for #screenshotsaturday T.co

Jun 21 2014, 12:29am

RT @GameSideStory: Super Galaxy Squadron : le vieux shoot encore en forme ! T.co @NickClinkscales

Jun 16 2014, 1:09am

@RE_Band I know it's not your thing, but I'm curious, what are the chances of paying you to do a small soundtrack for a mediocre indie game?

Jun 11 2014, 3:40pm

RT @WanyoDos: Have you seen Super Galaxy Squadron by @NickClinkscales ? It's looking lovely! T.co

Jun 4 2014, 11:58pm

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com8com1
com8com1 Jul 13 2014, 9:31am says:

Looks tasty! Nice graphics and gameplay. Only thing missing is a decent chiptune soundtrack. ^^
Are you planning to release a demo soon?

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mrKaizen
mrKaizen Jun 7 2014, 8:48am says:

Nice! I only dislike the shot sfx... in any case, good job! ^_^

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NickClinkscales
NickClinkscales Jun 10 2014, 11:16pm replied:

Yeah, I've been needing to fix that for a while, I guess it's probably time to actually get around it.

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Super Galaxy Squadron
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