Skybound Endless

a random air force related game i made.
tell me how you feel about it!


Haha, this reminds me of an old game for Windows XP me and my friend used to play called Platypus

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That’s pretty cool. I have a windows 7. It’s just an ancient piece of history now. (lol)

Game details:

Title: Skybound Endless
Series: N/A or (Skybound)?

– [ Artstyle ] –
☐ A kindergartener drew it
☐ Down bad
☐ Average
:ballot_box_with_check: Good
☐ Amazing

– [ Gameplay ] –
☐ I’d rather watch grass grow
☐ Not very amusing
:ballot_box_with_check: Alright
☐ Enjoyable
☐ Exquisitely masterful (it rocks)

– [ Story ] –
:ballot_box_with_check: There’s no story
☐ So cliché
☐ Admireable
☐ Amazing
☐ You forget you have a life

– [ Performance ] –
☐ Doesn’t run
☐ Seconds per frame
☐ Stitched screenshots
☐ Partially smooth
:ballot_box_with_check: Flawless

– [ Bugs ] –
☐ Fallout 76
☐ Constant crashes
☐ Lots of bugs, little crashing
:ballot_box_with_check: Mostly smooth actually
☐ Properly debugged :point_right::smiley: :point_right:

– [ Length ] –
:ballot_box_with_check: Flappy bird (3 seconds)
☐ Average runner game (a few minutes)
☐ Minecraft if you git gud (~20 minutes)
☐ Fledged RPG game (20 minutes - 1 hour)
☐ How is this MakeCode??? (1+ hour(s))

– [ Difficulty ] –
☐ Cookie clicker
:ballot_box_with_check: Easy
☐ Easy to learn, hard to master
☐ Challenging
☐ Dark Souls

– [ Replayability ] –
☐ One-time experience
☐ For collectibles
☐ Every once in a while
☐ For sure
:ballot_box_with_check: It’s meant to be replayed

– [ Overall ] –
Review :arrow_down:

Objective description:

Skybound Endless is an endless runner game that amuses the concept of shooting down oncoming waves of aircraft approaching. The player, also named “Falcon Alpha” flying a red airplane has 10 lives, depleted when colliding with other airplanes.

Personal opinion:

The game is an interesting idea that could be expanded so much further and I belive it has so much potential to be made more interesting by implementing little quality of life improvements and small features.

Suggested improvements (for the author)

The game is kind of clunky because the controls are not exactly intuitive, such as the fact that you shoot out 5 shots with one press of the a button, quickly reaching the overheat limit, thus leaving the player defenseless. This makes the game unecessarily hard and bothering to play. It would also make the game better by adding a penalty life loss when the enemy planes hit the left side of the screen and adding some kind of end goal, such as increasing score for every destroyed plane and making the speed increase gradually. It can also be annoying that the planes crashing into you take more than one life off due to a counting error. I belive fixing these flaws would transform the game into something really enjoyable to everyone, but I leave that to you.

(numeric score has been removed due to “violating MakeCode guidelines” (apparently))

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