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purseowner
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(08-07-2017, 07:24 PM)
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http://50games.fun/

UFO 50 is a collection of 50 single and multiplayer games from the creators of Spelunky, Downwell, Time Barons, Skorpulac, and Madhouse. Jump in and explore a variety of genres, from platformers and shoot 'em ups to puzzle games and RPGs. Our goal is to combine a familiar 8-bit aesthetic with new ideas and modern game design sensibilities.



FAQ

Q. How big are the games?
A: In general, the games are slightly smaller than commercial 8-bit titles from the 80's, but rest assured that they are full games and not microgames or minigames! Completing the entire collection could easily take over a hundred hours.
Q. Who's doing what?
A: Each game has a director who came up with the core concept, but everyone on the team worked on games they didn't direct and helped with art, programming, and design.
Q. Are the games connected in any way?
A: The story of UFO 50 is that the games were all created in the 80's by a fictional company that was obscure but ahead of its time. They're all connected by a unique 32-color palette and other restrictions we decided on to make them feel more authentic.
Q. What kind of multiplayer is available in the collection?
A: All the games will feature a single-player mode, and roughly a third of the games will feature either cooperative or competitive multiplayer modes as well.
Q. What platforms is UFO 50 coming out on and when?
A: We're planning to release the game on PC first in 2018 and then move on to other platforms.
Q. How much will UFO 50 cost?
A: We're still deciding on the price, but we want it to be an easy purchase!

UFO 50 is being published by Mossmouth. The development team is:
THE TEAM
Derek Yu: @mossmouth
Eirik Suhrke: @strotchy
Jon Perry: @QuibbleGames
Paul Hubans: @phubans
Ojiro Fumoto: @moppin_

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wqZi1smZOg
Chacranajxy
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(08-07-2017, 07:26 PM)
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Well, it's cool to see a new game from these guys, but I'm not sure how I feel about the concept. Could be really cool, though.
PurpleMoustache
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(08-07-2017, 07:26 PM)
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Holy shit this seems amazing
PancakeAlmighty
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(08-07-2017, 07:26 PM)
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*throws money at screen*
Uiki
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(08-07-2017, 07:27 PM)
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I was hoping for something more like spelunky :/
BTA
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(08-07-2017, 07:27 PM)
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As someone who loves Downwell + played a lot of the original Spelunky despite being terrible at it (and despite not playing it much at all, actually had a wonderful time playing multiplayer with friends in the new version just last week), I'm in day 1.
NMFried
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(08-07-2017, 07:28 PM)
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WarioWare Indies?
Galang
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(08-07-2017, 07:28 PM)
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Wow this sounds and looks awesome!! Individually they've nailed the aesthetics for a lot of these games
Sinatar
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(08-07-2017, 07:28 PM)
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Action 52 for a modern age.
Cranzor
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(08-07-2017, 07:29 PM)
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Looks really cool. I'm excited for it!
peanutbutterlatte
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(08-07-2017, 07:29 PM)
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How dare they be so creative and innovative

I'm absolutely fiending for Spelunky 2.
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(08-07-2017, 07:29 PM)
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(08-07-2017, 07:29 PM)
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Originally Posted by Uiki

I was hoping for something more like spelunky :/

Unfortunately Spelunky will be the most Spelunky-like thing that Mossmouth ever make.
Nights Owl
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(08-07-2017, 07:29 PM)
Action 52 but good maybe? And not 200 dollars?
Uiki
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(08-07-2017, 07:30 PM)
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Originally Posted by Graphics Horse

Unfortunately Spelunky will be the most Spelunky-like thing that Mossmouth ever make.

Can't top perfection, I guess.
Domstercool
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(08-07-2017, 07:30 PM)
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At first I thought it was going to be an indie take on something like Bishi Bashi Special. :D
Vigilant Gambit
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(08-07-2017, 07:30 PM)
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What if they charge $50 and say "it's $1 per game?"
Platy
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(08-07-2017, 07:30 PM)
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Some of those games in the trailer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wqZi1smZOg

Look reaaaaaaaally good =D
Kalor
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(08-07-2017, 07:30 PM)
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This sounds cool. Theres been similar collections before but it seems like each game will be a good lengh.
JStein0222
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(08-07-2017, 07:31 PM)
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What an interesting idea for a new game. Development must be weird, but I'm definitely looking forward to it
Kyuur
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(08-07-2017, 07:32 PM)
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It's like "we game jam'd but don't have time to make these all into multi-year projects". I dig it.

Originally Posted by Uiki

I was hoping for something more like spelunky :/

All of Derek's games are fantastic though.
BlakeofT
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(08-07-2017, 07:32 PM)
Seems like a huge project. Sounds cool though!
EnlightenedMint
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(08-07-2017, 07:34 PM)
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This sounds awesome, can't wait to see more about it.
SatoAilDarko
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(08-07-2017, 07:34 PM)
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This seems super awesome. The idea of an anthology of smaller games has always been interesting.

Guild 01 only had 4 but they were so different from each other.
Herbspiceguy
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(08-07-2017, 07:34 PM)
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I like the concept, but would've liked to see a larger pool of indie devs.
Terry Cavanagh, Vlambeer, Team Meat & Pixel and come to mind.
hydruxo
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(08-07-2017, 07:34 PM)
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That's a really neat concept.
KainXVIII
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(08-07-2017, 07:36 PM)
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8-bit aesthetic

Ehh
ramoisdead
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(08-07-2017, 07:43 PM)
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It looks like the "Action 52" compilation I have always wanted.

I have faith in Derek Yu and company.
Stairouais
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(08-07-2017, 07:45 PM)
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I liked everything I saw in this trailer. Everything.
LucidMomentum
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(08-07-2017, 07:46 PM)
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Originally Posted by ramoisdead

It looks like the "Action 52" compilation I have always wanted.

I have faith in Derek Yu and company.

But like, one designed by cool people who have made good games before.

This is dope.
Azure Phoenix
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(08-07-2017, 07:46 PM)
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Give me a physical copy and I'm in, this looks just the sort of thing I'd want to have on a shelf.
RM8
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(08-07-2017, 07:48 PM)
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This is now my most hyped game.

50 gameplay focused games with authentic retro inspired visuals, made by competent game designers!
Professor Lexicovermis
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(08-07-2017, 07:49 PM)
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Day.

One.
randomlee26
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(08-07-2017, 07:50 PM)
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Looks great. And the pedigree = top of my hype list
MYeager
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(08-07-2017, 07:53 PM)
I will pay 100 moon drops
PandaPedinte
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(08-07-2017, 07:53 PM)
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That's really cool! Maybe I'll get it day one whenever it's released.
Zia
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(08-07-2017, 07:57 PM)
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Basically my dream game.
Santiako
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(08-07-2017, 08:00 PM)
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Yes. I love everything about this.
PsihoPerihelion
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(08-07-2017, 08:00 PM)
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Sign me the fuck up for this.
bender
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(08-07-2017, 08:01 PM)
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Anything involving Derek Yu is an instant purchase for me.
CopperPuppy
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(08-07-2017, 08:03 PM)
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Originally Posted by bender

Anything involving Derek Yu is an instant purchase for me.

This.
BannedAtTheTroxy
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(08-07-2017, 08:03 PM)
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Nice! I've been praying for something new from Mr. Yu and it Looks like my prayers have been answered!
RootCause
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(08-07-2017, 08:03 PM)
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Sounds amazing.
metsallica
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(08-07-2017, 08:04 PM)
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This is the [hopefully good] sequel to Retro Game Challenge I didn't know I needed! May Arino play it to Incept the universe.
Santar
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(08-07-2017, 08:04 PM)
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This looks interesting, lots of different stuff in there. Some games look interesting others not quite so much. Hopefully more of the former.
Was eagerly anticipating Derek Yu's next project but was kinda hoping it'd be something a little more fleshed out than this to be honest. Still very much looking forward to this!
Wowfunhappy
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(08-07-2017, 08:07 PM)
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We're invariably going to end up with some good games and some bad games. Don't really see the point of forcing people to buy them together.
Sciz
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(08-07-2017, 08:08 PM)
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Spelunky and Downwell is strong enough design cred for me to bite on this on faith alone.
Large Professor
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(08-07-2017, 08:08 PM)
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Instabuy considering the people involved.

Also, I want a physical edition with a giant poster of the image in the OP.
kewlbot
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(08-07-2017, 08:18 PM)
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like action 52 but with good games?

doubt any of them can top cheetahmen though
mebizzle
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(08-07-2017, 08:19 PM)
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I'm in because of the pedigree, though I'm getting tired of the 8-bit nostalgia stuff :/

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