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Windows, Mac, Linux
Engine
Unity
Developer
QuadraTronGames
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Genre
Arcade

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Monsters is a 2D action shooter inspired by the classic arcade game Robotron 2084. Wielding “twin stick” controls, the player aims to defeat waves of enemy monsters bent on his destruction. The player must use caution, however, as every shot drains the player’s life/energy. The only way to stay alive is to continuously collect the hearts of the slain monsters. In addition, hearts of different colors provide a variety of “power-up” like abilities that the player can use to their advantage. The player uses two sets of controls, one to move, the other to fire. Each wave is a single screen populated with a number of enemy monsters of varying types. Coming into contact with an enemy or an enemy projectile will decrease the player’s life/energy. Defeating each level of monsters will allow the player to progress to a more difficult level. The game will progress infinitely as the player defeats each level.

Monsters! Holiday Sale

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Monsters! Holiday Sale

Give the gift of infinite Monster spawning! Monsters! is on sale for 50% off for the next two weeks starting today!

Dec 11, 2013 News
Monsters! Halloween Sale

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Monsters! Halloween Sale

Hey folks! In the spirit of Halloween holiday I'm putting Monsters! on sale today for 30% off it's regular price.

Oct 26, 2013 News
Monsters! Soundtrack Now Available On Bandcamp

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Monsters! Soundtrack Now Available On Bandcamp

The Monsters! soundtrack, Desperate Journey by Shawn Pierre, is now available on Bandcamp. To celebrate this release we will be giving away Bandcamp keys for the soundtrack to the next ten sales of Monsters...

May 13, 2013 News
Monsters! High Score Contest Submission Deadline Approaching

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Monsters! High Score Contest Submission Deadline Approaching

Hey folks, there's less then a week left to submit your high score video to win our High Score Contest. If you missed it, check out the rules here. If you are wondering how your high scores are comparing...

Apr 26, 2013 News
Monsters! Released!  Version 1.0 Now Available

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Monsters! Released! Version 1.0 Now Available

Pick up your magic staff and don your mystic's robes because Monsters! version 1.0 has been released! The game is finished and has been officially released here on Desura. For all of you waiting for the...

Apr 10, 2013 News
Comments  (0 - 10 of 36)
KravenMoorhead
KravenMoorhead Aug 1 2014, 4:49pm said: Online

Lets Play Monsters by QuadraTron 01 Link: Youtu.be

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KravenMoorhead
KravenMoorhead Jul 27 2014, 3:41pm said: Online

Great game! Reminds me of an updated Robotron! I really hope you do get greenlit!

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QuadraTronGames
QuadraTronGames Jul 3 2013, 10:31am replied:

It can but probably not easily. I've been considering porting it to Ouya. We'll see. What console were you wanting to see it on?

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tritian
tritian Apr 12 2013, 4:48am said:

are you going to release a demo?

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QuadraTronGames
QuadraTronGames Apr 12 2013, 9:33am replied:

Yes, you can download the demo now on our IndieDB page, which I can't directly link to for some reason. www.indiedb.com/games/monsters just substitute "desura" with "indiedb" in that URL and you will find the right page.

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liamdawe
liamdawe Apr 13 2013, 5:41pm replied:

Why not put the demo up on desura as well?

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QuadraTronGames
QuadraTronGames Apr 13 2013, 7:17pm replied:

If I can do that I will... Monday. :)

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noxein
noxein Apr 11 2013, 7:17pm said:

I like, I buy insurance :)

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QuadraTronGames
QuadraTronGames Apr 12 2013, 9:32am replied:

Thank you... I think... ;)

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