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Operation: BoomSlang!

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Please keep in mind, while Operation: BoomSlang! has basic keyboard and mouse functionality at the moment, it hasnt been fully optimized and tested yet and Controller Input and Gameplay is the main focus and main input being and developed and tested on.

Of course as the game moves closer to the Full and Final Release, then Keyboard & Mouse Input will be refined and polished. Thank you so much for the patience, the understand and the support, apologies for any hassles caused :)

Update Notes

Current Release:

v0.1.2: Some major User Inteface and Input bug fixes as well as general improvements ;)

Previous Release:

v0.1.1: DAY 1 PATCH: Some Bad Ass Fixes, Improvements, just in time for release!!! Whew!

Next Update: Bug Fixes, More Maps and the first level of the Single Player Story Campaign.

Next Path Release:

Something BIG ;)

Feature List

Early Access, So Far:- Single Player - Survival Mode
- Local Multi Player - Up to 4 Players Free For All
- 3 Maps: Desert Disaster, Eastern Escape & Castle Cataclysmic.Coming Soon!:- Single-Player Story Campaign.
- Online Multiplayer with Cross-Platform support.
- More Game Modes
- More Maps
- Character Creation, Customization and Sharing System
- Resource Rewards at the end of Rounds based on Achievement Categories
- Dungeon Creation, Customization and Sharing System (Steam Workshop)

About the GameTop-Down, Twin-Stick, FMV-Infused, Action-Packed MADNESS!!!:
Operation BoomSlang! is a Garage-Indie Action Game with varying Play Modes (both Multi-Player and Single-Player) centered around hunting creeps, collecting treasure, trading in resources to obtain power-ups and competing in a myriad of different ways, while all being wrapped up in a FMV/Low-CG Hybrid Fever Dream.

Developed and Published by South African Solo-Dev, Tiaan Gerber (Skermunkel).

Players are placed in creep-infested, boundary-shifting arenas, where they need to build up hunting points and collect treasure in order to afford different Power-Ups. In Multiplayer Modes, this gives Players multiple ways of competing against or with each other as well as diverse forms of achievements and challenges, in Single Player modes this will either serve as creative challenges for the Story Dungeon or interesting obstacles or tasks for each consecutive round in other Single Player modes.

With 5 weapons to choose from there is never a dull moment in a round of Operation: BoomSlang! Whether it's the Plasma Rifle for pinpoint accuracy and those deadly kill-shots, the Plasma Shotgun for those spots that just a little bit too crowded, the Plasma RPG when you like to 'live dangerously', the Plasma Sword to get up close and personal or the Plasma Grenade when you just feel like leaving someone a present ;)

Hunt Creeps for Points, Collect Treasure, Trade in Resources for Power-Ups, what could be more natural, circle of life! Protect your vulnerable bag of skin from things like Lava Pits and Rabid Wolf Bites with the Plasma Shield (yeah everything here is made of Plasma, its a great vague, I mean versatile piece of tech, what do you want us to do about it). Burn your enemies (or yourself, lol) with a conjurable Pit of Fire! Hop over those pesky high arena walls and barriers with the Rocket Jump or bring down judgement with a FRICKEN LIGHTNING STRIKE!!! Yeah!!!

Where would one be without Abilities? Truly one of the Universe's most important questions. That's why we gave ya a Rocket Dash, cause gee golly whizz it sure is neat watching your character zipping and zooming across the screen, ain't it? Wait, who put that grenade there?... Oh yeah and who needs to, pfft, like 'walk' to things even, like I know right? That's why we just had to strap a ridiculous Vacuum to your suit so you can bring those juicy boxes a bit closer a bit quicker and yank the loot from right under your opponents' noses.
In Operation: BoomSlang! you take on the role of a military agent part of a black-ops experiment with the purpose of studying the discovery of strange new creatures and areas. Where each agent needs to compete against other agents (not knowing they are part of the same experiment/unit, actually being clones of each other and being duped by VR/AR and AI brain implants), hunting as much of the wildlife while collecting as much resources in order to feed the military operation with the data and funds they crave. See, I told you, Fever Dream level stuff...

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Game Discussion

Review by Anonymous
Review from Steam

What a strange little indie game that has a tonne of potential... if it can be given care until final release, that is.

Review from Steam

Man I have to say... Getting some Babo Violent 2 vibes hear haha๐Ÿ˜Ž*_*
Operation: Boom Slang! has quite a fast pace to it, witch i really enjoy! It has a lot of action and strategy, you are constantly on the move with tones of kick ass explosions surrounding you where you go, as well as shweet game play, I do love the fact of timing your shots just right in games, and the fact that they included the ability to dash really makes you feel like you can seriously kick some butt. There is definitely a great balance between weapons and ability, having that said, I feel like the Rifle could use a bit of an upgrade (like maybe shoot a bit faster).
On surface level you might not see all the awesome abilities as the game is quite chaotic and has a Good amount of competitivity, the dashboard might look a bit Loaded, but as soon as you pick up the controller and start to slay some wolves or game on with your friends, you will soon see your unique hidden abilities start to rack up and make sense, as you get enough points and loot, you can then use them via the face buttons, (use them wisely ๐Ÿ˜) well done to Skermunkel for giving a cool and innovative use for literally each button on the controller๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ™Œ, got to say thanks for creating an interesting twin stick game, they have always been one of my favorite types of games to sit down and jam with friends or by my ace and this one is definitely something different.

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