Great game but, when I used my gamepad, the controls were mapped out really bad and it was so painful that I had to un-install it. I decided to download it from Chrome instead of using the desktop app and it doesn't work either. I checked if my gamepad was having issues but it seemed to work just fine. If you could just fix the controls or at least make them customizable, then this would be one of the best games I'd ever played. (Sorry if there are any misspellings, I'm not a native English speaker)
Shoot 'em up in which you use your life point to buy full of upgrades and make your Guardian strong enough to deal with waves of invaders, playable in cooperation up to 2 players.
Initially create for ludum dare 44 ( Theme : Your life is currency )
HAVE FUN !
Humans have already discovered the Spheres, ultimate energy source, with their power, technology evolves incredibly.
He conquers space and binds alliances with other planets.
In contact with Spheres, some races develop unexplored potentials
They are called guardians.
But one day, the planet is attacked by an unknown species, the guardians choose to attack...
- J1 - Move : Arrow / Shoot: Numpad 1 or C / Cancel : Numpad 2 or V
- J2 Move : WASD / Shoot : G / Cancel : H
- Gamepad supported
- Fullscreen : F4
- Coop local multiplayer 1 - 2
- 3 level of difficulty
- 8 characters with their own shots
- 5 Worlds
- Several upgrades
- Boss battle
|Updated||5 days ago|
|Platforms||Windows, macOS, Linux, HTML5|
|Made with||Aseprite, Godot, FL Studio|
|Tags||2D, Arcade, Co-op, html, Local multiplayer, Ludum Dare 44, Multiplayer, Pixel Art, Shoot 'Em Up, Singleplayer|
|Average session||About a half-hour|
|Inputs||Keyboard, Xbox controller|
|Player count||1 - 2|
- Some fixes and performance improvements50 days ago
- Controls information menu and characters descriptionSep 03, 2019
- Trailer and new build availableAug 19, 2019
- Guardian Sphere Post Jam AvailableAug 03, 2019
- Post jam version in preparationMay 11, 2019
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Thank you for the feedback, the downloadable version seem buggy I'll try to fix that, can you try the HTML5 version (playable in the browser on the itchio page) and tell me if it works better on it?
My eight year old self would have thrown all their lunch money at this bubblegum arcader.
Very nice game, maybe a bit too easy, I completed it on the first try with 0 deaths. Besides that, I loved it!
Thanks for the feedback, yes the game is a bit easy now, maybe one day I will try to rebalance that, you played in which difficulty mode ?
Glad you enjoyed it anyway !
I like the Captain SkyHawk Style! ;)
Really nice game, very challenging. I love the atmosphere you created.
cool game. one gripe is the bright color scheme kinda strains my eyes after a bit. otherwise its well made and fun
Amazing game with well balanced and interesting characters.
I've noticed a glitch where if you game over you keep some upgrades eg. visible enemy health & shop discount.
Thanks for the feedback and glad that you enjoyed the game! I'll try to fix it as soon as I find a little time
I really like your game and thanks for giving native support to linux
SUCH A GOOD GAME, its so good, and i love it. I finished the game with cube on easy (ik its nooby but it was fun)
Game will not play in browser on safari :(
Sorry ! Does the downloaded version work for you?
I played it in chrome. Just more to let you know! Very well done. Sometimes the upgrades were 1 impossible to get (more than my max), but i had a lot of fun with this game. Beat all the levels as Diamond :)
Played on Chrome. Beat the final boss... barely. 0 health left.
this game is awesome, i've played it a long time ago, but came back to share my opinion. great job! very fun game.
The game crash everytime in the end, after kill the last boss.
I'm in Windows 10. It's the downloadable version.
But actually, the game is really good and entertaining.
Oh sorry, thanks for the feedback, I'll try to see if I have the problem too, glad you enjoyed the game despite that !
This should be fixed, thanks again !
Super jeu, bonnes finissions et bon dosage au niveau de la difficulté, bravo :)
sometimes starts in french when i choose english.
fun game, design is great, nice work.
very stylish, and the core concept is fun. i liked all the character designs and bosses. the art is ace.
for my taste, the game was too easy even on hard mode, and it seems to just get easier since the game doesn't ramp quickly enough to keep up with the player's upgrades. it's certainly a tough thing to balance. i love playing bullet hells like Ikaruga so not sure if i'm in the target demographic or not. i might be the only one complaining about easy difficulty so don't change it for my sake :)
Thanks for the feedback and glad you enjoyed the game, about the difficulty it was hard to balance because of the upgrades system but we probably could have made the hard mode more difficult, if I return on the game some day, I will try to fix that !
yeah, unfortunately difficulty ramping with player upgrades is not an easy design problem! i think you could tune it by placing yourself in later levels with lots of upgrades and playtesting it... if there were a lot more enemies and bullets, the spheres=health mechanic would have felt a lot more meaningful
If you wanna play this game with a friend Parsec Gaming works great with this title. Check my friend and I defeat the alien menace! Together we are strongest!
Pretty nice, it's a cool example of godot's potential. The hitboxes and The color palette annoyed me a bit, i would suggest you to focus increasing the contrast between bullets, character and background. Nice job!
Thanks for your feedback, yep maybe we should try something to fix the contrast, glad that you have appreciated anyway !
This was a really great and fun time! I really enjoyed this game, I especially loved the soundtrack, for me the soundtrack was the stand out piece in this game. I loved how everything felt so aesthetic and pleasing.
My only real issue with this game was the length of the last stage - it felt like it was going on and on without the difficulty ramping up, and there would be times when the colour pallete of the game worked against itself. Other than that I enjoyed my time with it.
Also if you all were to sell the Soundtrack for this game, I'd buy it.
I didn't realize there were updates to the game - so I'll have to update and play some more.
If anyone is interested in my other more lengthy thoughts on the game, you can check it out in the video.
Thank you guy for the great video and feedback ! We're glad you liked the game, now that we have finished the post jam version, there will certainly be no more update, but maybe one day we will make an update in a far future ^^
About music I am still pretty amateur so thanks for the compliment, you can listen to it here https://soundcloud.com/2pblog/sets/guardian-sphere
I am china.But this game is very good!
Le jeu est magnifique, vraiment, les couleurs sont magnifiques,les environnement sont variés et interessant à parcourir, et le design des personnages est super cool, les upgrades sont tres gratifiants, et on a vraiment un sentiment de puissance, gerer sa vie est interessant.Cependant j'ai remarqué quelques defauts, mais c'est du chipotage :
-Les personnages n'ont aucune description, donc absolument aucun moyen de les choisirs vraiment pour leur gameplay, on clique sur random ou on choisis au charadesign, en fait, je ne sais meme pas si le gameplay et les competence des persos sont differentes.
-Le jeu est parfois difficile a lire, apres, je ne suis pas un grands joueurs de shmup, donc ça doit un peu venir de moi , mais je trouve quand meme que les enemies clignottes trops, ils sont blancs 95% du temps, donc difficile a voir, et le clignottement me perturbe.
Voilà c'est tout ce que j'ai trouvé a redire, j'ai hate de pouvoir le faire en coop.
On a essayé de corriger les points que t'as mis en avant, merci pour tes retours et content que ça t'ait plu !
This game is amazing.
This game exploits Godot's 2D power very well.
Such an amazing and beautiful game! Congratulations!
This was a really cool game to play!! got a good couple hours in after i finished this video. Hope you enjoy it!
Super jeu, très joli et très fun !
Je ne fais que le répéter ici : Votre jeu est super cool ! :)
Un p'tit problème que j'ai eu : Les upgrades aléatoires son bizarres. Elle ne font pas avancer la progression des upgrades ; Si je gagne au hasard l'augmentation "Bigger projectile 1" il est possible de le réavoir en shop et aussi de le regagner dans un autre upgrade aléatoire.
Yep je vois le problème, j'essayerais de fixer ça, merci pour le retour et content que ça t'ai plu !
This game is just BRILLIANT!
Love it! Towards the middle it felt a little bit like I was just holding shoot and walking forward, but that feeling went away by the end when the difficulty ramped up again.
Great color palette and aesthetic, too!
Yep it was difficult with the upgrade system to have something perfectly balanced, glad you liked it !
Amazing game, the art style is beautiful, the soundtrack one of the best ones I've heard and the arcade style is pretty amazing. The difficulty is not too hard but not too easy but I wish you would add more levels or a difficulty option.
9/10 Amazing game and absolutely worth your time.
This game is beautiful and amazing looking! I hear that you're making another game and if its in this art style, or just related to this games universe, it would make me over Moon(the best character) happy!
The only problem i have is that i cant exit the shop because when i press the cancel button it just asks if i want to buy. Ill sent screenshots if you want, but I hope that you do fix it.
Thank you ! There is no game planned with this universe but maybe Moon will be a guest in other of our game, about the shop it was the wrong text displayed, we will fix that.
thanks ; this game awesome
Made the last video
I love the art style too. That's cool !
Very fun, not too hard, not too easy. Love the art style
Made another video
This game is pretty fun, Though pyramid and cube are too op, they literally rekt the bosses like they were weaker than the minions. The difficulty increase from level to level was amazingly done. Overall pretty solid game for something that's free.
Plz make a battle royale game with this life=currency mechanic, though u probably wont. So good day to you folks and goodbye
If u reply that they are awful then get gud nub
Made a new video