Air Supply SOS (Save Our Sheep)

Posted in Adventure, Air Supply, App, App Store, Apple, art, iPad, iphone, ipod, Mac, Mobile, Music, retro, sci-fi, screenshots, shmup, Shooter, space, stars, video, youtube on September 5th, 2014 by quantumsheep

Now Available on the App Store – iOS Universal ๐Ÿ˜€

Pleaseย Voteย to get it on Steamย ๐Ÿ™‚

*The Mothersheep needs your help!*

Reviews around the internet thingy:

Touch Arcade – 4.5/5

ArcadeLife – 91/100

Pocketgamer – 4/5

148apps – 4.5/5

iphonelife – 4.5/5

The Time Travel Clothing Company is stealing wool from kidnapped Quantum Sheep! The Mothersheep is sending out an SOS to any hero willing to undertake the challenge – โ€™Save Our Sheepโ€™!

Fly around with your jetpack rescuing sheep and putting them in your rocket! Aliens, UFOs, Bosses and a multitude of other hazards are out to stop you and donโ€™t forget to keep an eye on your dwindling Air Supply!

* 10 monochrome colours (red, white, blue etc) plus new โ€˜Living Colourโ€™ mode.
* Over 20 awesome characters to unlock!
* 10 Planets to play through – 100 levels in total!
* 11 amazing retro music tracks by Yerzmyey – all made on actual ZX Spectrums
* 16 perks – choose two to take into battle, including rocket, shield and air supply enhancements!
* Rescue sheep to unlock special perks!
* Collect stars, air and kills to unlock characters, music and colours!
* Battle big UFOs and huge bosses!
*Over 40 different alien enemies!
* Bonus Space stages – fly your spaceship against UFOs and asteroids
* Multiple options to customise the look and feel of the game! Over 11 million combinations!
* Inspired by the classic retro game โ€˜Jetpacโ€™ on the ZX Spectrum!
* Wonderfully bereft of IAP or adverts!

*PSA*
Tested on iPhone 4 and above, as well as the original iPad and above. Will work on iPod Touches 5 and above.

 

 

 

 

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Hello all!

Posted in Air Supply, App Store, Apple, art, Games, iPad, iphone, ipod, Mac, Mobile, Music, News, sci-fi, screenshots, shmup, Shooter, space, stars, twitter, video on March 18th, 2014 by quantumsheep

Hello! Hope you’re all good!

 

Life and game development has meant I haven’t been able to post here in a while, though you can keep up with me on Twitter if you like! I’m on there daily!

 

Anyway, I’ve been working on the latest Air Supply game – ‘Air Supply – SOS’.

 

Inspired by the very first game my brother bought for our ZX Spectrum (Jetpac – I got Tranz Am – both are AWESOME), SOS is nearing completion!

 

You play as Spaceman Sam in a mission from the Mothersheep to rescue her children! You fly around the level using a jet pack, picking up sheep and putting them in your rocketship!

When the rocket’s full, you take off to the next level!

It’s fun, honest! Part of the reason it’s taking so long is that I keep playing it for far too long when testing! ๐Ÿ™‚

 

A few stats:

  • 10 planets await!
  • 100 levels!
  • 10 playable characters!
  • 10 boss characters!
  • 10 music tracks to unlock!
  • 10 colours/ranks to unlock!
  • 12 Perks to unlock
  • Explosions! Space ships! Aliens! Jet packs! Oh my! ๐Ÿ˜€

 

I really have to get back to it, but here’s some screenshots!

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And a very short video!

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I’m excited to be finishing this with a release set for some time in April! I want to send out an SOS as soon as I can ๐Ÿ˜‰

Sorry again for not posting before. You’d have thought I’d have mastered this ‘time’ thing by now!

 

QS =D

 

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“Air Supply – Infinite” Sam is back!

Posted in Air Supply, Android, App Store, Apple, art, Games, iPad, iphone, ipod, Music, News, retro, screenshots, space, stars on September 2nd, 2013 by quantumsheep

Hello all, hope you’re all good!

I’ve been beavering away at another Air Supply game!

Hurrah!

Sam is back, this time running round whole planets, trying to get to ‘The Void’ where he can pick up an Infinity Cup!

Here’s a work in progress screenshot:

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Gameplay is simple. The basics are:

Jump over aliens.
Tap anywhere to jump.
Double tap to activate a Smart Bomb (I think, therefore I am).
Don’t forget your AIR IS RUNNING OUT!

There are unlocks a-go-go, and an awesome soundtrack by that genius Yerzmyey, who writes his music on retro computers (the tracks were written on a ZX Spectrum/ZX81 with an AY chip).

No trailer as yet, but I thought I’d post a ‘Music Teaser’ video that should whet your aural appetites:

 

 

I’m hoping this one will be a universal build, with GameCenter leaderboards and achievements

Thanks for tuning in! I’ll try and keep you updated on what’s happening.

QS

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Follow the sheep! :)

Posted in Air Supply, art, Facebook, screenshots, twitter on August 13th, 2013 by quantumsheep

Hello there!

So, it’s been quiet round here, right?

Right?

Well, that’s because I mainly post stuff ontoย Twitterย orย Facebook!

It’s quicker and easier to find my stuff there!

For example, here’s a screen-grab of an upcoming game:

UFOtest

Hope you think it looks like fun! ๐Ÿ˜€

I sometimes post little teaser shots on these social network sites, as well as general rubbish that I get up to, but I’ll post here as well for those of you that read my ramblings!

Cheers!

QS ๐Ÿ˜€

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Air Supply is on the cover of a book! :O

Posted in Air Supply, App, art, Games on April 4th, 2012 by quantumsheep

I never knew about this:

http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920018414.do#

How lovely to see that! I had no idea!

I suppose I have to buy the book now… ๐Ÿ˜‰

QS ๐Ÿ˜€

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Making bugs in the sun…

Posted in App, App Store, Apple, Games, iPad, iphone, ipod, Music, News, planets, ProjectSOL, retro, science, shmup, Shooter, space, stars, Sunshine on October 19th, 2011 by quantumsheep

Hello all, hope you’re well!

Just wanted to give a quick update on the status of “Sunshine – Here comes the Sun”.

The game has been with testers for over a week now, and I’m listening to all the feedback. Most of it has been very positive, which is lovely!

There are some bugs/niggles though which I’m trying to work through.

The feedback has been awesome though, and I’m excited to nearly be finished (again!).

Seems that when a game is 80% done, there’s always another 80% to go ๐Ÿ˜‰

Anyway, I’m working on it! Keep your eyes peeled for the Sun! ๐Ÿ˜€

In other news, I’ve finally decided what ‘ProjectCAP’ will be – as in what type of game. That’s a long way off of course, but I’m trying to source the music right now, while also keeping an eye on Air Supply: SOS.

So much to do. So little time!

QS ๐Ÿ˜€

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Here comes the Sun! :D

Posted in art, Games, iPad, iphone, ipod, Music, News, planets, ProjectSOL, shmup, Shooter, space, stars on October 8th, 2011 by quantumsheep

Almost!

Good progress made is the good news coming out of Sheep Towers! The game is done – it works – you can play from start to finish.

I’ve implemented GameCenter leaderboards for each level, and put in the level progression. It’s all *touch wood* working!

I am having some sound issues, and there are about 100 small things that need tidying up. But it’ll be with the testers in the next day or so, just to give it the all clear.

Hopefully submitting by Thursday/Friday this week, for a release the week after.

HOPEFULLY!!!

Fingers crossed, eh?

Here’s another pic to keep you going!


Cheers,

QS ๐Ÿ˜€

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Blimey, this is taking a while!

Posted in App, art, Games, iPad, iphone, ipod, News, retro, screenshots, shmup, Shooter, space, stars, Sunshine on September 27th, 2011 by quantumsheep

Hello everyone!

Sorry for the lack of updates. I’ve been working on Sunshine (!) trying to get it just the way I want it. It’s coming along ok. I’m *hoping* to have something for the testers this weekend.

But then I’ve been saying that for a few weeks now :O

Sorry!

To tide you over, here’s another work in progress screenshot.

Again, it doesn’t give much away, but I hope it intrigues/charms/scares you (delete as applicable!).

Keep looking for the sun! ๐Ÿ˜€

QS ๐Ÿ˜€

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Sunshine – Here comes the Sun! :D (formerly ‘ProjectSOL’)

Posted in App, App Store, Games, iphone, News, ProjectSOL, science, screenshots, Shooter, Sunshine on September 9th, 2011 by quantumsheep

Hey everyone!

So, I got some art back from Damien who’s done a lovely job and managed to pretty much match what my friend Dan did art wise for ProjectSOL.

I’m now confident the game’ll get finished! And soon! Yay!

I didn’t want to announce the title – “Sunshine – Here comes the Sun” till I knew I’d be able to finish it!

No ‘proper’ screenshots yet, but here’s one of the title screen as it stands right now ๐Ÿ™‚

Cheers, and I’ll update with more details when I can!

QS ๐Ÿ˜€

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ProjectSOL is on the way…

Posted in Games, iphone, ipod, News, ProjectSOL, Shooter, stars on July 28th, 2011 by quantumsheep

Hello all! Hope you’re well!

I’ve been working on ProjectSOL for the last two years…

Obviously not all in one go! I started in August 2009, inspired by something I saw while on holiday and wanting to make a game so easy to play that even my mother could have a go on it!

It wasn’t till a year later, that my friend Penguin ( Yay! Penguin! ๐Ÿ˜€ ) decided on the art style. It’s quite lovely!

Unfortunately, Penguin was/is a very very busy man! So the project was worked on by me on and off between releases.

I’ve finally found an artist that can help me finish this game! I’m still playtesting it, getting the feel right, the scoring, the pace etc…

But now, I also have the rest of the graphics pretty much done. I’m just waiting on the hats!

THE HATS!!!

ProjectSOL is a shooter of sorts. But it’s not like what you’re thinking right now!

Screenshots soon!

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