sometimes starts in french when i choose english.
fun game, design is great, nice work.
A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux
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...
|Platforms||Windows, macOS, Linux|
|Made with||Aseprite, Godot, FL Studio|
|Tags||2D, Arcade, Co-op, 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|
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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
This game looks really cool!! And the music too! But it's really easy to beat. The first stage can be completed by dodging all enemy bullets without firing until the boss fight. Just play the first stage and don't do anything but avoid the enemies and avoid them until the boss fight. Hope this gives you some valuable feedback!
This is pretty boss. I thoroughly enjoyed it.
Luv the pixel art and the retro looks. Miss those classic games back in the days. :)
This game was a really nice bullet hell game! I had fun but it was a bit too difficult at a certain point of the game which forced you to play different and just not try to kill everything. I beat the game but I just thought it was a bit too hard at mid game.
I really liked the art and the Steven universe looking character and the music! I think there was a mob psycho looking character as well?
The shop is weird because you have to say yes to buy to exit the shop. The game also doesn't tell the player the controls.
Nice game! Worth a play!
I really liked the game, but I found an error:
When exiting the shop, it says "Buy?" instead of asking if we are sure we want to leave.
Fantastic style and it plays so smoothly!
just fyi: After the level 5 boss dies it did stall and i couldnt go any further, i was just stuck on the boss screen with spiders coming every so often.
Other than that I really liked it.
Edit: I see someone else below had the same problem!
Sorry for the bug, it looks pretty rare but we will try to fix it, thanks for the feedback and glad you liked the game !
dang this was cool as hell! I love the cape animation
Hey there, great game, I really like the art style!
I found a bug on the final boss of the final level, I was stuck under a platform at the bottom of the right corner.I could not get out, nor shoot, but the enemy's projectiles could hit me.
Had fun with it on linux, thanks!
Loved the style, and loved the chief mechanic! i beat the game (barely) on my second play-through, and i enjoyed every minute of it. I know you all are working on another game right now (which i'm very excited for!) but if you ever wanted to return to this idea, i'd love to see this Health = your Level/Attack/currency for upgrades in a multiplayer game. it would be fun to balance fighting each-other with upgrading yourself... i know its quite the band wagon but i could see this working even as a Battle Royal style game (which i don't even play) just because it would incentivize taking out opponents for their shperes and then finding Labs to upgrade yourself...
Anyway, all that to say I really enjoyed this game and plan on going back and beating it with other characters!
About the battle royal, we are not able to make online games currently, so not for now but maybe in the future, thanks for the feedback and glad you liked the game !
fantastic art :+1:
A marvellous experience! Though I ragequitted after failing the final boss :\ It is still cool tho. Diamond is da best.
I also think that the shop/lab screen is broken. When I hit V (exit the shop), it asks "Buy item", in the same manner as C (actually buy an item), and I exited a shop full of spheres four times or so, missing really viable powerups.
I stuck in this situation too. :)
Haha sorry for you, about the shop, the wrong text is displayed we will correct that, thanks !
love the aesthetic :)
this game is amazing and i love the whole "health is your money" gimmik, one problem on there is that on stage 5 when i was fighting the boss, i somehow glitched into the object, forcing me to get killed by the boss.
It's so coooooooool you surprise me every time i love this so much
I really enjoyed this game alot. I am a big fan of shmups and once I figured out how to play it, I played for quite a bit. My only thing is that there were no sound effects for the shooting and when you hit the enemies. Other than that the game was really awesome and I loved it. I also played this for my Indie Game Showcase and am leaving the highlight here for your viewing pleasure.
Thanks for the video ! We are working on the post jam version which will add SFX and more stuff you liked this version despite the fact that it is incomplete, if you have any suggestions for the post jam do not hesitate to tell us.