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Offline TribbleSmasher

Inviyya - shmup (boxed) preorder started, download available
« on: April 14, 2021, 09:00:34 PM »
as reported by amiga-news.de
http://amiga-news.de/en/news/AN-2021-04-00034-EN.html

The boxed game can be pre-ordered at polyplay.xyz,
https://www.polyplay.xyz/navi.php?suche=inviyya&lang=eng
shipped from June 1st.

or bought digitally right away at itch.io
https://tigerskunk.itch.io/inviyya .

For the boxed version preorder is an early bird discount in place until friday, CET.
http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1476903&postcount=887
please note shipping is from Europe, so better get the collectors edition(s).

Video:
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/984435788
« Last Edit: April 14, 2021, 10:28:17 PM by TribbleSmasher »
 

Offline AmigaOldskooler

Re: Inviyya - shmup (boxed) preorder started, download available
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2021, 12:32:57 PM »
Wow, that game looks great! :)

Offline TribbleSmasher

Re: Inviyya - shmup (boxed) preorder started, download available
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2021, 06:13:30 PM »
There will be bug fixes, so anyone who experienced problems with the already downloaded game from itch.io - please report there.
Quote
Autofire will probably be added in balance patch 1.

Along with:
* switched weapon upgrade 4&5
* losing only two instead of three upgrades if you die
* getting 500 bonus points for each remaining ship at the end of the game.

Bug fix:
* seldom occuring graphics glitch at endboss of lvl5 (as seen on Amiga Bill's show)
http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1477633&postcount=913
« Last Edit: April 18, 2021, 06:15:11 PM by TribbleSmasher »
 

Offline BozzerBigD

Re: Inviyya - shmup (boxed) preorder started, download available
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2021, 11:16:28 PM »
I think this needs some rethinking of sound effects and music. Ship explosion effect missing? Reshoot R set the bar for music. I think this is halfway house between T-Zero AGA which has better graphics and Reshoot R which is a great challenge and gameplay! I also think Apidya (admittedly ECS) nails everything you’re trying to do so this needs some polish to get my interest. Soz.

Nice attempt though as I hear the developer taught himself Protracker to get music on this game! Good effort! Sadly, we are not in 1983 anymore and to my ears the music needs more attention and the sound doesn’t do justice to the parallax graphics. There must be the option for an alternate soundtrack? An AGA release target would have been better IMHO plus get a sound guy on board. For 1MB OCS target it’s an amazing achievement though!
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Offline BozzerBigD

Re: Inviyya - shmup (boxed) preorder started, download available
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2021, 11:23:05 PM »
... reminds me of X-Out but that had a cool secondary attack and shop between levels. Great Zip Stick game.
« Last Edit: April 24, 2021, 11:23:39 PM by BozzerBigD »
"Art challenges technology. Technology inspires the art."

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Offline TribbleSmasher

Re: Inviyya - shmup (boxed) preorder started, download available
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2021, 05:59:49 PM »
It is here! And it's fantastic! :D
Awesome shiny boxes, poster, manual, transparent(!) disc, patches, SDcard....

« Last Edit: August 14, 2021, 06:04:37 PM by TribbleSmasher »
 

Offline OraoJ22

Re: Inviyya - shmup (boxed) preorder started, download available
« Reply #6 on: August 30, 2021, 06:05:12 PM »
That's a lot of loot on top of the game itself! That's one of the things I miss the most since games became dematerialized on platforms like Steam: the boxes, the booklets with some lore and anecdotes, some goodies there and there... I'll be waiting to get paid for an article I recently finished about this Cyprus investor visa, and I'll order it as soon as I can!
 

Offline TribbleSmasher

Re: Inviyya - shmup (boxed) preorder started, download available
« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2021, 06:40:30 PM »
These are the two collectors editions, they are a little bit more expensive, but totally worth it. And remember to get the new version from itch.io too! It has additional stuff and some fixes.

Offline F1Lupo

Re: Inviyya - shmup (boxed) preorder started, download available
« Reply #8 on: August 31, 2021, 11:32:44 PM »
Got my boxed copy today ;D love the poster' manual and feelies and 64Gb SD card was a bonus!
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Offline TribbleSmasher

Re: Inviyya - shmup (boxed) preorder started, download available
« Reply #9 on: September 01, 2021, 04:19:19 PM »
Are you sure it was 64GB? :P