galaxy! Jump from planet to planet! Pick all the balls... and escape from
Ballman Planets is an addictive
and extremely fun tribute to the classic Pacman game!
Of course, there are balls, power ups and ghosts... each of them with
different characteristics and behaviour (check out the lovely blind
green-ghost!), but also there are many different planets and cool
springs that allow you to jump from one planet to another!
With its innovative fully mouse-controlled action and stunning 3D maps
(also available in 3D anaglyph mode if you have glasses!) Ballman Planets
won the RetroAccion
contest (a Pacman-style based game competition).
project when we heard about this contest. We wanted to participate, but
we had only two weeks to make the game... so: hands on keyboard and
Happily, two great artists helped us and joined codevikings, so we were
able to finish the game on time... and even win!
Also, two great professionals here
helped us out doing the ingame music.
Ballman Planets is not a long game
(bear in mind these two weeks...), but it is incredibly fun
and entertaining, and will keep you addicted until you collect all the
balls in the galaxy! By the way, consider it a
prelude to our next (super-secret) project...
Check it out!
click here for
- Pentium IV or higher
- Windows XP, Vista or higher
- Graphics card with
OpenGL 2.0 shader support
- 512 Mb of RAM memory
- 72 Mb of hard disk
- nVidia graphics card recommended
We had a good time in Zaragoza at
the RetroAccion contest,
here is a picture with our trophy at the office!
Guilty parties from left to right: Edu, Joan, Iñaki & Kiko!