- Punch Me To The Moon
Win back the love of your life by becoming the ULTIMATE punching copter!
How to Play
Use the left and right arrow keys to move left and right. Use the space bar to accelerate upwards and spin your rotor fists (you play essentially as a helicopter with fists for blades). Try to side swipe monsters (various variety of fish) with your spinning fists of furry and avoid being hit yourself.
Getting the hang of this game can be a challenge, but don't give up. You have unlimited health so as long as you stay on the screen, you'll be safe. The key is to not get hit twice in a row, so when start falling from a fishy blow, don't mash the space bar immediately. Try to navigate to a safe spot first.
Just unzip and enjoy.
Ruby, Ruby/SDL, small amounts of non-game-specific, pre-written utility code, Audacity
From the unusual art style to the novel marriage of a vertical shmup and a beat-em-up, this game oozes indie sensibilities. The controls definately take a while to get used to but with a little practice you'll be pulling off some satisfying combos. I like the fact that the game is well framed in a narrative structure with a distinct beginning, middle, and end. With a little refinement, this game could turn into a real gem. Monster puncher 2 anyone?