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Build ‘Em Shmup – Gaiadi

By Alec Meer on May 13th, 2010.

I would have called it ‘Islands of DEATH’ myself, but then I’ve always been of the opinion that suffixing or prefixing names with ‘DEATH’ improves them tenfold. Gaiadi is Kyle Pulver‘s sketchbook-like contribution to the most recent Ludum Dare game jam. He designed and programmed it on his own within just 48 hours, and despite his claim that “this is super rough, and probably not very playable in it’s current state”, he went on to win the contest. Rightfully so – a lot of most excellent gamettes were created as part of Ludum Dare 17’s Islands-themed challenge, but Gaiadi really feels like its onto something. Something half-RTS, half-shmup…
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