KOBOLD SIEGE

With her family kidnapped and eggs stolen, a kobold decides to take on a whole castle, by herself, with only a gun.

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Kobold Siege is a short run'n'gun metroidvania with a unique style!

It was originally made for the Newgrounds Egg Jam but i didn't end up finishing it on time, so i decided to make it bigger! I think it was really worth it, i really like how it turned out :)

CONTROLS:

WASD or ARROW KEYS to MOVE.

J or Z to FIRE.

K or X to JUMP.

L or C to AIM/INTERACT.

F for FULLSCREEN.

Move the maps with arrow keys or wasd too!

 

This game couldn't have been made with the help of:

theepicosity - Let me use the music!

SashimiFeast, WalkingMicrowave - voices!

Conejo, Juanba, WalkingMicrowave - testing and help!

Freesounds - sounds!

 

Possible issues:
-Music slowly breaking - reloading the page should fix it. Try to get to a new checkpoint to save the game, though! (does not happen on downloadable)
-leaving the page and going back might make the chains all wobbly-like (does not happen on downloadable)
-If you shoot the door and the game implodes, and says something about DirectX3D, update your DirectX3D drivers! Here! https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=35
-There is a REALLY experimental mobile test. I hope it all works ok, it should! It ran too slow for me, but maybe one day it will be ok. Turn your screen before the game loads!

 

If possible, download! You'll have the best experience!

Updated 15 days ago
Published 17 days ago
StatusReleased
PlatformsHTML5
Rating
(36)
AuthorStopsignal
GenreAction
Made withGameMaker: Studio
Tags2D, Funny, hard, kobold, Metroidvania

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My only complaint is the lack of checkpoints directly before the boss area. Other than that, pretty cool game.

i like the game no complaints

100%ed it - the third boss was brutal! fun game, shopkeep is best kobold <3

your art style and the theming are very strong! I'm a big fan of kobolds, this does kobolds justice. the hud is very charming, with the way green's face changes based on what you're doing. the pencil-y style is dear to my heart
green, a kobold with a shotty, is a very fun concept that's a key reason I was interested in the game in the first place. I can confirm: the kobolds are cute.
I also liked how meaningful the upgrades are; the gun upgrades make a big difference, for example, and parrying projectiles (and then enemies) is fun. every upgrade bought made a notable difference

I did get stuck for a while on The Imp, though!
the chain on the teapot in the middle of The Imp's arena kept getting in the way of my shots, it took me countless tries to beat him... but I also hadn't delivered any of the eggs, so I was fighting him at 3 hp and didn't know I could have more. whoops!
(the rest of the game was a good level of challenge, though!)
when you're standing on the furthest part of the top platforms your bullets disappear just before they hit The Imp. it can be tough to jump up from the lower platforms to avoid The Imp when he jumps up in your face. unskippable cutscene. I spent a lot of time in that boss room...
besides that, green walks a little slow, the mercy invincibility is kinda short, and maybe some sort of fast travel might've reduced some of the travel times.

it was good fun to breeze through the final gauntlet after I'd acquired all the upgrades and eggs! once you have all the components, between double-jump and tabasco and parrying, green has great aerial movement that makes me wish this game had a secret brutal bonus stage akin to Tower of Balue from Klonoa, that challenges your understanding of the movement

overall, a good game! I hope you keep making games, your art's lovely and I wanna see you tackle more game mechanics and genres

Great graphics, reminds me of castle crushers!

Have you considered to allow the player to run and shoot? since it's a "run n gun" :)

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game's runnin' at a smooth 5 fps in browser. I see you mention in your issues listed above that it's one of the problems with the game. Seems pretty fun so far, but I think I'll sit on this until the slowdown issues are resolved. Very amusing and cute characters.

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if anyones interested in speedrunning this game please hop in my handy dandy discord server https://discord.gg/hcYtbDWfDk

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There's no music playing for the boss fights (or at least the first one as far as I know) in the download version. It seems that reloading the game fixes the issue tho

i like 

Hii, I've made a video about the game and wanted to share some feedback about it, hopefully it is useful to you ^^

-The idea of the game and the story in it is quite funny and well thought overall.

-The gameplay mechanics are really good and well chosen for the game, I'll say that some of them could be a little bit polished as the learning curve felt a little bit strange at first.

-Visually the game is really outstanding, I really like the style in it. It has some newgrounds vibes on the character designs, I love it ^^

Hopefully this is useful to you :D, also if you could subscribe that would help me a lot :)

Regards

please put a check point before bosses 

There are checkpoints before bosses, although sometimes a bit far away.

yeah not close enough

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The corridor you have to go through to reach the final boss is really annoying, it feels you need more luck than skill to make it through. Still trying though.

Don't mess with the mom?  Xd

I need to check this game once I'm back home 

I discovered a bug during the final boss fight, wherein using a damaging parry on the boss and kettle simultaneously and dying at that same moment will result in a murder-beam-esque hitbox remaining on the kettle, which will eventually kill the king. This results in the ending cutscene dialogue playing out, but you respawning at the checkpoint before the boss. For some reason, this spawns an impassable door similar to the locked one from earlier, softlocking the game as far as I can tell.

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lol my laptop thought it was a virus, fun game tho

This is really good! Pretty hard but I get the hang of it.

Watch me fight all the bosses, no damage, no upgrade, and no tabasco used during boss fight(gun only)!

kobold 2 cute

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You fucked up the controls, JZ are jump and KX are fire, at least LC are interact though.

This was a really fun game. I love the graphics and the story was very funny. Keep up the great work! 

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THIS GAME IS SOOOO COOOL!!!!

One crash though when I parried a meat-thrower and its meat at the same time. Not sure if that was the cause but who knows :D


Edit: got the crash a few more times. Also, when fighting the Imp, a similar glitch occurred that did infinite damage to the Imp on a parry.

I ran into that crash twice too when killing a meat-thrower with a parry when they were mid-throw, the sound kept going and it sounded like the game was still "running," but the rendering froze

GAMEPLAY WALKTHROUGH

It's hard to play, Mabey lowers the frame rate and makes it more clearer on what can you stand on and not. Also please make a tutorial so that people know the power-ups, basic movements, enemies, and I guess even settings to lower the volume, fps, and quality

Awesome game! Freakin' annoying at times, but really cool. Did find an annoying bug though. If you play it for longer, 20+ minutes, the sounds gets choppy and it plays somewhat slower, as if something on the background is consuming resources.

Another improvement point, it's really annoying that if you keep pressing jump the double jump triggers. Maybe it's personal, but I feel that double jump should only trigger when you let go of the jump key and press it again.

Another improvement point. Checkpoints should only be activated when you press 'C'. Now, when you fall all the way down you automatically hit a checkpoint, forcing you to go all the way up again, which sucks.

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crazy difficult but its worth it 10/10

This game is really fun and well polished! Love the art style and mechanics. Great job!

simply amazing.

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This game is pure gold, well done :)

are the suicide bombers also kobolds?

because if so thats morbid.

Goblins I think

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This game is great! We love graphics, sounds and gameplay itself! Very well done!

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Awh, thanks, guys!!! I checked you guy's stuff on twitter and loved what i saw, when i get more free time i'll check stuff out! :)