A downloadable game for Windows

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Official winner of the first mouse movement jam.

DriftShip is a fast paced space shooter made to replicate old-school arcade  games. It was made in a week as part of the Mouse Movement Jam. Full of surprises and teeth-grinding challenges, you'll find yourself on the edge of your seat blasting through the various enemies, and unlocking the many ships the game has to offer.

Features

  • 16 unique ships
  • 3 Unique gamemodes including Arcade, Hardmode, and Rock Rush
  • A dedicated soundtrack for every game mode
  • Challenges for every player
  • Easter eggs >.>

System

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10

Credits

  • Saltyparts (nko) - Code and Design
  • Patches - Music and Art
  • Swotopian - Playtester
  • Mr. Tree - Playtester
StatusReleased
PlatformsWindows
Rating
(2)
AuthorsSaltyparts, phaug0123
GenreAction, Shooter
TagsArcade, Pixel Art, Retro, Singleplayer
Average sessionA few minutes
LanguagesEnglish
InputsMouse
AccessibilityHigh-contrast

Purchase

Buy Now$1.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $1 USD. You will get access to the following files:

DriftShip.zip 17 MB

Comments

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You should definitely give a short info in your game that it is solely mouse controlled and that shooting is automatic, it would highly increase the pick-up-and-playability! (Yeah, it's in the jam, but I missed that since I was just picking up arcade shooter games on itch, I didn't pay attention to that).

I like the game and played it for a few minutes, 1500 points was my maximum. What I don't like it that it feels a bit too random for me. I feel like I got those points out of pure luck, not so much by skill.

Also, the shooting mechanic kinda doesn't really "do its job" well enough from my perspective, unless I missed the point of it. Maybe, when the ship shoots, it should at least have some sort of aim assist so you only have to turn the ship into the right direction at the right time (which is quite difficult already), but then can be sure you will wipe out some enemies.

From my point of view, with a few tweaks, this could become an awesome game! Hope this feedback helps somewhat! :-)