Swingball

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Swing Ball
General
Author(s)ThatOtherPerson
TypePlatform game
Links
Download
Website
Downloadable via the Homebrew Browser
Peripherals
Wiimote1.svg Nunchuck alternative.svg


Swing Ball is a platforming time trial game with the ability to swing from almost anything.

The game was made for the 2010 Nintendomax Wii Dev Competition in which it came in second place.

Controls

Wiimote.svg Nunchuck alternative.svg Action
Nunchuck Control Stick Move
Wiimote A Button Jump
Wiimote B Button Swing

Changes

v1.1 - September 21, 2010 - http://www.multiupload.com/IXG9RK8RMP

  • Several new levels.
  • Improved level selection screen.
  • Added a menu screen reminding that custom levels can be made and explaining how its done.
  • Movement speed has been made frame rate independent.

v1.0 - May 29, 2010 - http://www.multiupload.com/0MOSY10KYV

  • Added and improved menus.
  • Added a screen informing the player of the need for a nunchuk controller.

v0.9 - May 26, 2010 - http://www.multiupload.com/Z1OCC83AM8

  • Added a timer.
  • Scores are automatically saved and displayed at the level selection screen.
  • Corrected problems relating to jumping well standing next to a wall and made other improvements to the collision and movement system.
  • Added the ability to control jump height by holding down or releasing the A button.
  • Small graphical changes.

v0.1 - May 21, 2010 - http://www.multiupload.com/E5KQLXMPFT

  • First test demo.

Video of v1.0 on Wii

Video of v1.0 on PC

Sorry for the bad framerate of the video. Its just the recording. The actual game runs significantly smoother than this.

Additional credits

Tunnel Rush background music by ara - http://ccmixter.org/people/ara

hit_on_wood sound effects by Anton - http://www.freesound.org/usersViewSingle.php?id=58

swosh-06 sound effect by qubodup - http://www.freesound.org/usersViewSingle.php?id=71257

Special thanks to NintendoMax - http://www.nintendomax.com/