A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

(Gameplay Video reflects an older version, please wait for a new video to be made)

Harness the power of physics in ForceSlinger. Features recoil from a particle launcher, pendulums (representing circular motion), Magnus force, and even an upgrade that bends the rules of time!

---Features---

  • momentum/acceleration based movement
  • metroidvania elements
  • collect powerups
  • special challenging areas
  • bosses to defeat (some are even physics instruments)
  • point system (speedrun if you can!)

---Known bugs---

  • Binding "Start" and "Cancel" buttons to the same keys will cause pause to not work.

We have a Discord server for those interested in the game: https://discord.gg/DKqr89z

The demo part of the game is done, but we have tons of future content and need playtesters! Join the Discord or email me if interested!

Install instructions

  1. Download the zip file corresponding to your platform.
  2. Extract the zip file.
  3. (For Linux) right click .x86_64 file -> properties -> permissions -> Check "Allow executing file as program".
  4. Run the .exe or .x86_64 file to play the game.

Download

Download
ForceSlinger-0.28_windows.zip 17 MB
Download
ForceSlinger-0.28_linux.zip 18 MB
Download
ForceSlinger-0.28_mac.zip 17 MB

Development log

Comments

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Hey Marco, fun game! While I never really figured out where I wanted to go, I think the movement feels great. Some things that could improve: please have a background for the instructions so they're easier to read. If you can, let the player out of the locked box to test the controls in a safe environment before playing for real. I got to shoot but couldn't practice movement. Also, I had trouble understanding when I could shoot again. Am I waiting for a timer? Picking up missed shots? I wasn't sure. Overall, I think that the feeling of really boosting up has a great sense of speed!