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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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An alpha demo is now available, and any feedback is helpful and appreciated

SGS Alpha Demo 0.4.5

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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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631% funded and cool shit for everyone, thanks to @RE_Band + backers and I guess now I'll get back to work T.co

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Sep 5 2014, 4:07pm

RT @RE_Band: 110 minutes remain, $20+ tiers will be receiving the soundtrack regardless. We believe in this project. @CPCharity T.c

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Sep 4 2014, 11:24pm

RT @ImCAntonio: Hey, you know how we just added @NickClinkscales to the New Blood team? He's got a badass shmup Kickstarter going! https://

Sep 4 2014, 6:00pm

RT @RE_Band: 25 hours remain to pre-order the game we're doing the soundtrack for, through Kickstarter!... T.co

Sep 4 2014, 3:09pm

Just realized that Super Galaxy Squadron has hit the final 48 hours T.co

Sep 3 2014, 4:17pm

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SGS Alpha Demo 0.4.5

SGS Alpha Demo 0.4.5

Aug 1, 2014 Demo 0 comments

A demo of the endless mode, with 7 ships, escalating difficulty, and a randomly spawning boss.

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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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