Developer releases Subbania: HTML5 Game and 2-year labor of love

Posted 15:43PM on October 22 2012 by Pascal Rettig

Developer ektomarch has released Subbania - a stark 2D side scrolling game that puts you in control of a sub blasting a whole bunch of strange black-and-white baddies.

Subbania was built over two years by a single developer and features a notable Lovecraftian-noir Nazi-sub-vs.-giant-sea-monsters feel. At $2.99 it's definitely worth checking out the game as well as the blog post recap - which should be an inspiration to indies everywhere.

As the author notes, the HTML5 Gamescene has been ripe with 40 second demo, his goal was push further:

Now, why am I asking for money for “just” a browser-based game? Because it’s more than “just” a browser game. It’s a full game that happens to be played through a browser. HTML5 up to this point has been nothing but Pacman clones and 40 second minigames made to test the technology. I want to push this with games that have a little more meat and story. Just thirty minutes would be a pretty damn good length for any browser-based game. Subbania is eight times that.

Check out the video below Buy the Game via Paypal (scroll down to the paypal button) or purchase it in the Chrome Store

This article is translated to Serbo-Croatian language by Anja Skrba from Webhostinggeeks.com.




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