metroidvania

  1. J

    help starting out with a very simple metroidvania, rooms/map making (sorry if this gets asked a lot!)

    Hi, first time posting, sorry if I should have looked/posted elsewhere first. This is all a bit daunting right now haha I've played around with a couple of the Yoyo Games GM2 tutorials and now want to get started on my own metroidvania. My main inspiration is the original La-Mulana (2005). One...
  2. Yizzard

    Steam Jeebo & Jerbo vs. Life

    Jeebo & Jerbo vs. Life chapter 1: Jeebo & Jerbo vs. The Dream is almost finished and will be released this October! Jeebo & Jerbo vs. Life is a Metroidvania/JRPG set in a fantastical world filled with all sorts of strange races including Goo Creatures, Mr. Somethings, Hive Crustaceans, Demons...
  3. poorlocke

    Alpha Windmills - Combat Focused Metroidvania

    LATEST UPDATE New updates have been implemented: - A new biome with a map that can be explored depending on what abilites the player has - New enemies specific to that area - Added a basic radial blur shader that activates on certain moments (blur strength can be adjusted by the player) - Added...
  4. A

     Swift Stickman[v0.1.8]

    Hi, I started a new project after a long time, to summarize, I can say that it will be a metroidvania-rpg mix platform game, for now I only used geometric shapes, but when I find a graphic designer, all the graphics will be renewed, I will be glad if you try and give feedback. Itch.io Page...
  5. Sargonnas

    Steam Derelict Star (pre-alpha)

    I've been working on this game sparingly over the last few years, when life let's me. My goal has me finishing this within the next few years. Derelict Star is a Metroidvania built as my tribute to and combination of Metroid, MegamanX, Ranger X, and sure why not Castlevania (the melee mechanics...
  6. ObsidianTrance

    Development Side-scroller game process

    Just a quick random, but curious question. Has anyone experience or know anyone that has attempted a metroidvania type game? What would the budget average around, development time if solo or two three others? I'm wondering as I might want to attempt such before long soon as I have a little more...
  7. D

    Asset - Objects Auto Metroidvania Map System

    Auto Metroidvania Map System This template requires GMS 2.3 to work properly. With this asset, you will be able to easily create Metroidvania-style maps, with automatic room changing detection. Check the video-tutorial for more information. Features: - Automatic room-switching detection -...
  8. CardinalCoder64

    POWERLESS CHAOS, the Game of Temptation (Devlog Stage)

    POWERLESS CHAOS is a 2D platformer where the game's difficulty is affected by temptation. It is primarily inspired by games like Super Metroid and Megaman X. You play as Delroy (Del for short), a young teen who had his family taken away from him during the apocalypse, and now he must fight the...
  9. LazyTomato

    Demo Project Butterfly - A JSR-inspired open platformer!

    Project Butterfly (working title) is an open-ended, super-fast-paced 2D RPG-platformer taking heavy inspiration from the likes of Jet Set Radio and Sonic Rush, set in a modern city inhabited by all sorts of insect-like people. It's still in development, but an early playable demo (...with some...
  10. Hecate

    Team Request [Help Wanted] Searching for team members for Golgotha, a Gothic Metroidvania

    What I need: Enemy Designer Shader Coder Project: Metroidvania platformer with Gothic and horror elements. Qualities: Enemy Designer: Can use 2.3's new sequence feature and can help with coming up with enemy design and behavior fitting of said Gothic/horror setting. Shader Coder: Able to...
  11. A

    Advanced sprites with (kind of) physics

    I’ve played a lot of metroidvania style games, and I’ve wanted to mimic the functions of some of them. The only problem is I have no idea how some of these mechanics were done. A few examples: in Timespinner, the Asure Queen has weapons on the end of intangible chains. The chains fold and...
  12. harambe1

    Windows UNLUCID - Eveything is a Simulation

    Demo Link: https://harambert.itch.io/unlucid Hello! This is Unlucid, a Jam game I intend to continue developing in the coming months. I am going for a metroid x megaman feel for the game. All assets are made by me with a help of a friend for music. Right now I only have the initial area since...
  13. Canaroid

    Windows Chimeira: Meinhest

    Hi all, Here is my current project, a medieval fantasy metroidvania (not very original but... :p). It's a 2D platformer, in the Salt and Sanctuary genre, with mechanics borrowed from Dark Souls and other great games from the last few years. Download: You can test it here. Synopsis : The...
  14. Adrien Dittrick

    Free Saccharine playground: a puzzle platformer metroidvania with cute plushies!

    What is this? Saccharine playground is a dystopian game about some friends trying their best not to upset their local godly entity THE CLAW. You are Nikolai, and you are tasked with reporting your friend's illegal activities. Will you manage to survive untill the end? Will you be turned into a...
  15. MMM

    Released Beyond Retrieval

    12 creators of our and the other world need help from Angels. Play as 3 angels that are just arrived in this mysterious world called Peklo, discover dark experiments done on the living and the souls of the dead, and save our world and Peklo from a destruction! - LORE - In the beginning, there...
  16. Meowanator

    Demo Project Depths

    Download: https://meowanator.itch.io/project-depths Feedback Form: https://forms.gle/pEjCYtZ7um1ohCpbA Project Depths is a Metroidvania where you explore the world, finding dungeons, and fighting bosses with a twist: the items are in randomized locations! Each play through is unique from the...
  17. G

    Tiny Space Explorer

    Hi everyone, this my first game using Gamemaker studio, I have used Gamemaker in the past but that was about 10 years ago so I'm a bit rusty :). I usually develop mobile games using a different game engine so I am going forward to a different type of project. Tiny space explorer is going to...
  18. Adrien Dittrick

    HTML5 GMTK - the keymaster: a metroidvania with only ONE key

    What is this? This game was made in 48 hours for the GMTK jam 2019, with the theme "only one". What I made is a metroidvania where you only have one key. And you must carry it with you through a maze-like dungeon. You can play it either on itch: https://adriendittrick.itch.io/the-keymaster Or...
  19. Tonydaderp

     --------2D PLATFORMER [Working Title] Project Sayf--------

    I hope you're all having a great day. I'd just like to introduce to you a little something I've been working on in GMS: 1.4 (on and off) for about 3 months. I plan for it to be like a classic Mega-Man game, with tight platforming, various weapons (that will be manifested in the cannon having...
  20. J

    Need Help with Attacking Animation

    Hello everyone, I'm not totally sure if this belongs here, so please be gentle. I'm working on a metroidvania currently, but I am god awful at making sprites and animations. I've gotten around this like a lot of devs I've seen on Game Maker by using small resolutions for sprites. I'm currently...
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