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Geometry... Geometry never changes. Take control of Bob the Destruct-o-sphere and defend your home against infinite waves of geometric nasties intent on turning you into nothing but pixel dust. Battle over 6 game modes for the highest score in an adrenaline fuelled struggle for suvival where swift kills, big combos and well timed bombs are the secret to success. Waves; like the Ocean, is much deeper than it first appears...

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The Getaway Bundle

3 years ago News 13 comments

Indie Royale is back with a bundle that will take you on unique adventures from the comfort of your own living room: "travel" to the moon, the American Old West, a starship called the Mungunghwa, and more with the Getaway Bundle featuring six independent games, including exclusive debut Super Amazing Wagon Adventure!

The first exotic location on the itinerary is the moon where you can fight a zero-gravity death match in Futuremark's unique multiplayer FPS Shattered Horizon available for Windows on Steam. Celebrated by Strategy Informer for game mechanics that create "thought-provoking gameplay", Shattered Horizon offers unique combat features, realistic space gameplay, 32 player battles and huge levels that offer hours of gameplay. Top contributors will be rewarded for their generosity in this bundle; the top 10 contributors will receive a Shattered Horizon t-shirt; in addition, the top 5 contributors will also receive a meteorite sample from the Sikhote-Alin meteorite (Russia, 1947) with display case and certificate of authenticity. NOTE: Shattered Horizon requires DirectX 10, a DirectX 10 compatible video card, and Windows Vista or Windows 7.

Next up is Christine Love's visual novel-style game, Analogue: A Hate Story, which takes place thousands of years in the future and is also loosely based on the Joseon Dynasty in Korea, available for Windows, Mac and Linux on Steam, Desura and DRM-free. A current Indiecade Finalist, this game is focused around finding out the fate of a ship with the help of the ship's two AIs after it re-appears 600 years following its mysterious disappearance whilst on a mission to establish an interstellar colony. Also included are the Space and Science DLC and the original soundtrack. PC Gamer calls Analogue: A Hate Story "ingeniously constructed" and states that "watching its narrative clockwork spinning is a huge part of the appeal."

Offered along this journey is an Indie Royale exclusive debut; adventure on the Oregon Trail with Sparse Vector's game, Super Amazing Wagon Adventure available for Windows on Desura and DRM-free. This 2D shooter offers random gameplay elements and a mission to traverse fires, avalanches and time travel while fighting against bears, giant spiders, buffalo herds, snakes, scorpions, sharks, bandits, wolves and aliens. Originally developed for XBLIG, Eurogamer raved about the XBLIG version of Super Amazing Wagon Adventure : "Hilariously weird, with a solid gameplay base, it's really quite brilliant."

Also offered on the "getaway" is a look behind the scenes of a professional wrestling ring with retro point-and-click adventure from Wadjet Eye Games: Da New Guys, available for Windows on Desura and DRM-free (also included is the original soundtrack). Da New Guys is based on 3 wrestlers from England (Brain, Simon and Defender) who have immigrated to America. The story begins with the kidnapping of Brain and his recently won medal; Simon and Defender embark on a journey to save Brain which leads them to the city's darkest corners. Da New Guys offers pixel hunts, puzzles, a lighthearted story, tongue-in-cheek RPG elements and quirky dialogue.

Included in the Getaway Bundle is a twin-stick shooter from Squid In A Box Waves, available for Windows on Steam, Desura and DRM-free, which offers a rather unique destination that is "out of this world." Waves is different from other games of its kind by rewarding you for killing your enemies by triggering a slow-motion buffer and the ability to bomb them; it offers quite lively chiptune tracks and some strategy elements when it comes to killing enemies. Offering five different modes, leaderboards and 20 levels Waves was recognized by Eurogamer as one of the "finest examples of the twin-stick arcade shooter genre to arrive in recent years."

Last up is I-Game-Art's retro 1bit RPG miniFlake available for Windows on Desura and DRM-free. A roguelike RPG, miniFlake offers great chiptune music; retro sound effects; and randomly generated dungeons, overworld maps location names, and NPCs. The goal of the game is to pillage dungeons, and this gets increasingly difficult with each level. MiniFlake is still an Alpha: an updated build will be made available on your Indie Royale Key Page every time developer updates it (and the Desura version will automatically update).

Finally, those who pay $8 USD or their currency equivalent during the Getaway Bundle will get 'Handheld Heroes Volume One' a project, directed by Saskrotch which consists of 41-tracks from leading chiptune artists. Featuring familiar artists like Wizwars, Alex Mauer, Heosphoros, little-scale, OxygenStar, Goto80, zabutom, IAYD, Bit Shifter, this compilation pays homage to Game Boy, Master System, NES, Game Boy Advance, Amiga and a myriad of other "old skool" consoles.

You can find more information on Getaway Bundle, including real-time statistics and its current price, on its official website or via its Facebook and Twitter pages. And a final reminder – get in early while the prices are still low (unless generous contributors drop the price), so "get away" and grab a bundle today!

Waves Released on Desura

Waves Released on Desura

3 years ago News 0 comments

Defend your home against infinite waves of geometric nasties intent on turning you into nothing but pixel dust.

November 16th - Release Day

November 16th - Release Day

4 years ago News 4 comments

Waves will be out on November 16th. That's a Wednesday. You should buy it. It's pretty good.

My First Press Release

My First Press Release

4 years ago News 0 comments

The first ever official Press Release about Waves and it's all good news.

Against The Clock

Against The Clock

4 years ago News 4 comments

A lot has happened. I quit my job, moved house and started working on Waves full time. lets see how that worked out shall we?

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Waves Demo

Waves Demo

4 years ago Demo 6 comments

The Waves Demo is finally here! Play the Crunch Time game mode from the full game (coming soon).

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sam0kramer Sep 2 2012 says:

Love It :3

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roju269 Aug 30 2012 says:

This would make a great Android game too!

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roju269 Aug 30 2012 says:

This game is awsome!

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JackMayol Aug 27 2012 says:

looks pretty cool, nothing for epilectics though :D

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Biohazardx Aug 13 2012 says:

Really wish this game was made for linux too, it looks amazing.

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TheSuperNova Oct 16 2011 says:

6,016,765. My high score, any good?

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fragfest2012 Oct 12 2011 says:

OMG, this game is F****** AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am so buying this on release!! Btw, you should make this for Mac as well (some of my friends have mac and want it), because the new UDK has mac support and it isn't complicated to do it.

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Garyn Dakari Oct 11 2011 says:

You guys got featured on GameFront: Gamefront.com

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hermesdavidms Oct 2 2011 says:

im so getting this when it comes out

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mxtomek Sep 21 2011 says:

game look verry nice, good gameplay, niece modes, little bit monothonic, maybe there are more envirements & epic boss fights, what would be the prize ?

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14hours 49mins ago

Going through the UI and changing everything to localized strings. FUN!

14hours 53mins ago

@wolf_hands Ping the scoreboard and have the enemy portrait appear with a number next to it (based on how long you pressed) 2/2

14hours 55mins ago

@wolf_hands Fine when you can see the enemies, I want to be able to tell my team mates between fights who to focus. 1/2

18hours 0mins ago

Doing boring things that must be done. Credits screens, Tutorials, Startup videos etc.

20hours 46mins ago

@vainglorygame You need to be able to ping enemies on the scoreboard to indicate who to focus.

Nov 25 2015

My favourite crashes are the ones that start happening when you haven't changed anything...

Nov 25 2015

Who wants to draw some chibi versions of the Waves ball expressing different emotions?

Nov 25 2015

Motion blur for the capsule images! T.co

Nov 25 2015

I kinda hate doing box art. T.co

Nov 24 2015

Nearly ready...

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