--PREPARE YOUR CROSSGUNS--

CrossGunr is a bullet hell inspired caravan shmup for the pico-8, made for the Lazy Devs Basic Shmup Game Jam, and with the help of Lazy Devs Academy Tutorials which can be found at the bottom of this page.

--CONTROLS--

Z/Button1 to shoot, HOLD for AUTOFIRE

X/Button2 to deploy EX Wave when READY, HOLD for AUTODEPLOY

Enter/Start to Pause or Reset Cart

--TIPS--

Use your CROSSGUNS to SAFELY ENGAGE THE ENEMY!


SHOOT THE ENEMY CONSTANTLY to BUILD EX


Use REPAIR when in DANGER! REPAIRS will REAPPEAR IF LOST!

KEEP MEDALS GOLD and SILVER for HIGH POINTS!


-- LEADERBOARDS --


-- CREDITS AND SPECIAL THANKS--

Thanks to Lazy Devs Academy Pico 8 Tutorial here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLea8cjCua_P3Sfq4XJqNVbd1vsWnh7LZd

Special thanks to AlterHowdegen, ClockworkBard, Scowsh, M. Knight, Chinopolis, Imbord3rlin3, Michiel K, Silius, Boghog, Rezardi and Jermie for playtesting and offering their insight!

Extra special thanks to my wife for being the best, ever. (and helping with the art)

OST available here : https://sp3ak.bandcamp.com/album/crossgunr-ost-unmastered


Updated 23 days ago
StatusReleased
PlatformsHTML5
Rating
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(14)
AuthorAktane
GenreShooter
Made withPICO-8
TagsArcade, Bullet Hell, caravan, PICO-8, Shoot 'Em Up, stg, Top down shooter
Average sessionA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, Gamepad (any), Joystick, Touchscreen
AccessibilityHigh-contrast

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crossgunr_linux.zip 714 kB
crossgunr_osx.zip 3 MB
crossgunr_raspi.zip 2 MB
crossgunr_windows.zip
crossgunr.p8.png 28 kB

Comments

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Love the game, aktane!! I'm obsessed with it and getting on the leaderboard! >:) I love that the controls are easy but the game is a great challenge.

Go get em! I know you can do it! The video I linked on the itch page, has some high scoring runs if you need some strats! Thanks for the kind words on the game ❤️

This game is freakin AWESOME Aktane - seriously fun, addictive and scorechasingly-superb. Caravan modes got me started playin shmups and this is right up there!

<3 thanks scowsh! appreciate it

Wow, tough game. Love the music though!

Welcome and thanks for playing! It might be a little tough but I hope that if people stick with it, they find their progress swift 😄 I think I should probably put the OST out on Bandcamp... Because it feels like people are jammin!

Can we have the pico8 cart added to the downloads please?

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Excellent, thanks!

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Well out of my confort zone, but it feels very smooth and I suspect is a wonderful game. 

As a total beginner I'm just overwhelmed with the amount of things onscreen at once and can't focus on any but after holding down both fire buttons it did get easier for me.

Awesome!!! I'm glad you got some enjoyment, you're probably further along in the game than you think, I appreciate you trying it out even though it isnt in your genre of comfort!

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Finally

should have posted the screenshot here :P

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screen shot inception.  When I edit my post I see screenshot. When I view it no :(

aw yeah

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Added leaderboards above! NICE CLEAR, WELL DONE :P

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ayo aktane? pog

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Hey Gio! Long time. Hope you enjoyed the game!

nice work, and also pretty tough.

It might be a little rough at first, if you find it TOO tough, try holding down both buttons so the EX auto deploys, and play aggressively... you can do it! Use EX to buy space to grab the repair!

It took me quite a few replays to 'get it'. This is a great game, love it!

Ggs! So happy you stuck with it and got the clear :) thanks for playing ❤️