A downloadable game for Windows and Linux

Cosmogelica

Blast off into space! Help Monica and her team explore the galaxy, fight off hordes of enemies, and clean up the mysterious cosmic gel in this retro-arcade inspired action shooter!


To The Stars!

The planet of Mythandra is under attack! Your team has been assigned by Railway Industries to clean up the mysterious gel that's plaguing the planet, as well as deal with alien invaders. Your mission will take you around the galaxy, but what secrets lie out there in deep space...

Clear The Way!

Fight off endless formations of enemies while traveling between various worlds. Get powerups, upgrade your blaster, and square off against huge bosses. Enemies will be merciless with their attacks, but there's more than one way to defend against them!

Dodge Bullets? Nah, Block Them!

Using the Gel Spreader, you can block incoming bullets. Or, grab the Deflector and  repel bullets away! There's many ways to handle incoming enemy attacks. Or, if you prefer , enable Shmup Mode to move at half speed and dodge enemy attacks with high precision!

Features

  • Retro-inspired graphics with a faithful 8bit soundtrack (2A03+VRC6)
  • Various upgrades for your blaster that change your shot type, as well as firing missiles.
  • Special moves you can swap out, which allow you to fire gel to protect yourself, or deflect enemy bullets back at them!
  • Several different gameplay modes that challenge you in different ways. How fast can you clear 20 formations? How many can you clear in 2 minutes?
  • Team up with a friend for 2 player* co-op, or compete against each other!
  • Bonus fun modes like shooting balloons, or the Freedraw Canvas, which allows you to draw your own art!
  • Different screen borders, aspect ratios, and TATE mode. Play the game however you like!
  • Difficulty adjustment and dynamic difficulty. The game will automatically adjust itself to your skill level.
  • Several other options, including accessibility options and input remapping.

*2 player is local only. Requires a gamepad and keyboard, or two gamepads.


Contact Me

If you want to talk to the developer about Cosmogelica, or you want to connect with other fans, please check out my Discord! You can also visit my website to find out places you can contact me.


Support Development

If you want to help support development of the game, please consider supporting me on Patreon! Patrons get access to development builds of the game as I work towards bringing it to completion.


Thank you!

Come hang out with us on Discord!

Updated 11 days ago
StatusIn development
PlatformsWindows, Linux
Rating
Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars
(14 total ratings)
AuthorRoxy
GenreShooter
Made withAseprite, GameMaker
TagsArcade, Pixel Art, Retro, Roguelite, Shoot 'Em Up, Short, Singleplayer
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
LanguagesEnglish
InputsKeyboard, Xbox controller, Gamepad (any)
AccessibilityConfigurable controls
MultiplayerLocal multiplayer
Player count1 - 2
LinksSteam, Patreon, Homepage

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Amazing, I'm also making a game in this style. :)

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ooo yea its shmup time

out of curio, have you considered posting about this on the shmups forum somewhere? lots of old school shooterheads in there with lots of 1cc's n such, might help with suggestions/dev stuff and such

I  didn't know there was a shmups forum haha, and I don't want to just log in and be like "LOOK AT MY GAME" but if you or anyone reading this wants to post about it, feel free 🥺

Most polished early access game I've ever played.

Well done ^^ I love the presentation and the game feels really tight.

Thank you so much! Yea that's why I decided to put it up, I mainly just have to put the rest of the enemies and bosses and stuff now, all the core stuff is solid I think

Good stuff!! 🥰

thank you!!!!

pretty neat

thank you!!

Being able to flip my monitor vertical for this game kind of totally rules tbh

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yea!!! it was really important to me to implement that

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Zapraszamy do zapoznania się z tym nieoficjalnym polskim tłumaczeniem gry: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1r7L8KRq41dZn5eVzFqr40528Z6G9HgE4/view?usp=shari...

Please enjoy this unofficial Polish translation of the game! :)

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heck ye!!!

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Wait, I thought this had a demo because of SAGE :c
edit: OH IT COMES OUT IN FOUR DAYS

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Yea!!! SAGE on September 1st, but I'm glad you're excited!!

This looks really cool!! Looking forward to the future demo!

Thank you!!!

Looking forward to seeing this! I love making cute arcade games like this so interested to see how this developes!

heck ye!!