Effing Hail

By Jim Rossignol on April 9th, 2009 at 12:31 pm.


Here’s a fun thing via Indiegames: it’s a game in which you must cause as much damage as possible with hail stones. You have to keep the stones in the air by directing the wind, and the longer they stay aloft the larger and more damaging they become. It’s a little laborious to progress, but I love the illustrative-diagram visuals and the general idea is cute.

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9 Comments »

  1. M_the_C says:

    Played this yesterday and thought it was quite good. I particularly liked the graph at the end that tells you how much damage you did.

    I hit an aeroplane from underneath with a 25m hail stone and it still survived…

  2. Gap Gen says:

    Any hints on the best way to take down the balloons? There’s a lot of them, and they’re quite hard to hit.

  3. Not Bernard says:

    @Gap Gen

    Start quite far up with the wind, and keep pushing them sideways, so they’re whirling round and round (off and then back on the screen). They don’t need much force to burst, so lots of fast mid-sized hail should do the job.

  4. Tei says:

    Woa!.. relly fun, haha.. I did 12,408 points :-)

  5. Theoban says:

    I’m a sucker for games with graphs.

  6. Jazmeister says:

    I liked this, although it didn’t grab me for long. I felt that it needed some way to give yourself extra time, and maybe different ways of manipulating the hail. Maybe you could gain xp for every building destroyed, and build up a large enough mana bar to use the Volcano spell?

  7. Nimic says:

    14,494 first try. Fun little game, I’m a sucker for these graphics.

  8. Rei Onryou says:

    Fun for a quick blast.

  9. phuzz says:

    Quick fun but my wrist hurts now.
    (and from the game)

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