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Splitscreen PC/Console Arcade Arena Combat game. Fight eachother with customizable drones in an array of game modes.
Splitscreen PC/Console Arcade Arena Combat game. Fight eachother with customizable drones in an array of game modes.
Splitscreen PC/Console Arcade Arena Combat game. Fight eachother with customizable drones in an array of game modes.
106 backers pledged €15,312 to help bring this project to life.

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In Short: Hoverloop is a Splitscreen Arcade Arena Combat game.

You will have access to an array of customizable drones, each with it's own unique ability like Teleport, Deathray or Shield.
Fight against or work together with friends in splitscreen/online multiplayer. If you would rather go solo, that's also possible, with AI-Bots in a variety of game modes.

So, the essence of the game:
-Select and customize your drone, choose wisely as each drone has its own unique ability.
-Add Splitscreen players to your game or choose to combat AI-Bots.
-Pick your game mode, there will be a range of 10 game modes to choose from!
-Select your favorite Arena.
-Game On!

Hoverloop will be available for PC & Xbox One. In the future we might expand that to other consoles.

We have been Greenlit!
We have been Greenlit!

 

The core idea of the game is to bring gamers back together in their couch, sharing a snack and shouting battle cries at eachother!
We have up to 4-player splitscreen working at the moment. If you'd rather play by yourself, we have implemented some AI-bots to play with.

Splitscreen footage from our map Generator
Splitscreen footage from our map Generator

Each game mode can be played with a various mix of AI and human players. Even the garage where you customize your drone, can be operated in splitscreen mode. The plan for the future is to implement online play as well, but our main focus remains bringing gamers back together again. Why? Who doesn't love splitscreen play?!

Splitscreen footage from our map Atrium
Splitscreen footage from our map Atrium

 

For the ones that don't want to read all about the game modes below, here is a little video:

Subtitles available in English, Dutch & French.

Upon release, we will have 10 playable game modes. So that the player can have some variation. Currently we have 7 working ones, with or without splitscreen/AI-Bots.

-Air Hockey: Bash into and shoot the puck to get it into the enemy goal. Watch out for the OVERDRIVE mode where a battalion of pucks will shoot across the level!

Air Hockey
Air Hockey

-Battle Royale: You will only have 1 life in this game mode, if you lose it, it's over for you. Try to be the last man standing (or hovering?!) in the arena. As if that's not hard enough, you will also be tormented by the arena... Periodically, it will delete some parts of itself, it will force you into close quarters combat with your enemy. If you fall off of the level, you will die as well!

Battle Royale
Battle Royale

-Invasion: Endless AI-wave game mode. Each wave will have more enemies in them than the previous one. You can try and survive on your own, but it's a lot more fun to do it in splitscreen with your friends!

Invasion
Invasion

-Assault: Mash-up of genres. You will have to capture the enemy flag and retrieve it to your base, but before you can do that, you will have to disable the enemy shield that is blocking entrance to their base. How? Destroy their shield-generators!

Assault
Assault

-Tag: Think Zombie Tag, one player starts out as the tagger and has to chase other players and tag them. They will then also turn into a tagger. The game ends when everyone has been tagged, or the game timer runs out. (The untagged win)

Tag
Tag

-Deathmatch: Is there any other gametype that's more familiar? You will be dropped into an arena, where you will have to shoot everything that moves while using your drone's unique ability. (with cooldown) The player with the most kills at the end of the match, wins.

Deathmatch
Deathmatch

-Team Deathmatch: Exactly the same as Deathmatch, but here you can form teams!

Team Deathmatch
Team Deathmatch


The final 3 game modes will be announced when the social goals are met. Or when the campaign is over!


We are still discovering & creating new game mechanics, like the one below, gravity on the ceiling or on walls!

Inverted gravity!
Inverted gravity!

 

The player will have a vast choice of drones. Each drone has it's own unique ability, so you will have to think of which drone you will choose for which gametype. Speedboost might be better in Tag, but Deathray will surely be better in Deathmatch!
There will be regular drones that are fully customizable and themed drones. An example of a themed drone is a steampunk drone or a dragon.

You can fully change the materials, colors and brightness of the regular drones and their general design will look more generic. Themed drones on the other hand are uncustomizable, but will look more unique.

Currently we have 4 regular drones with these abilities:

Reverse controls (really handy if you want to turn friends into enemies)
Reverse controls (really handy if you want to turn friends into enemies)

 

Shield
Shield

 

Deathray
Deathray

 

Super Speed
Super Speed

We also have 2 themed drones at the moment:

Dragon drone that can breathe fire
Dragon drone that can breathe fire

 

Steampunk drone that can teleport
Steampunk drone that can teleport


More customization!
We are planning to add more variation in customization options through hats and different drone trails. These will not affect gameplay and be purely cosmetic.
Hats can be anything from a santa hat or an army helmet to a flower or a chandelier.
Drone trails can be anything from sand or mud to fairy dust and rainbows.

Santa Hat Concept
Santa Hat Concept

 

 

 

Not A Company.
Based in small cozy Belgium, we are creating Hoverloop for the wide wide world. 

 

 

 Each goal achieved is another gametype revealed!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Download the free pre alpha demo here.
The demo contains less content than we currently have!
Offline only & no saving.
UI is currently Xbox One only, but that will change in the future! Works with all mainstream controllers + Keyboard & Mouse.
Minimum specs that gives smooth gameplay with 4 splitscreen players on 1080p: GTX770m, i7 4700HQ 2.4Ghz, 8GB Ram, Windows 10. (Laptop)

You can also find us on our website!

Risks and challenges

Visibility Risk
As this is Not A Company's first title, we still have to gain a crowded community, but that's where you guys come in!

Time Challenge
We always plan a small time buffer just ahead of deadlines, but you are never able to plan ahead everything that happens. That goes for indie and AAA developers.

Online Challenge
We've chosen to use dedicated servers instead of listen servers, so that the host doesn't have an unfair advantage of 0 lag and we have more control over what flows between client and server. Because of this, we will have to put our servers into the cloud, which is a challenge on its own.

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    -You will get a spot in the Hall of Gratitude, a page in the game dedicated to our Kickstarter backers. + a spot on the official website.

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    -Design a "Trail" accessory to be used in drone customization. Send in your sketches/ideas and we'll translate them into the game! (Will need approval from Not A Company)
    Your name will also have a special place on the official website and the Hall of Gratitude, it will be next to the item you helped design.

    -Hoverloop Team Signed Poster (outside EU shipping not included)

    -A set of 5 digital wallpapers in several resolutions.

    -You will get a spot in the Hall of Gratitude, a page in the game dedicated to our Kickstarter backers. + a spot on the official website.

    -Hoverloop official soundtrack (digital)

    -Kickstarter Exclusive Wallpaper

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    • 5 Exclusive wallpapers (1280x720,1920x1080,2560x1440,3840x2160)
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    Your name will also have a special place on the official website and the Hall of Gratitude, it will be next to the item you helped design.

    -Hoverloop Team Signed Poster (outside EU shipping not included)

    -A set of 5 digital wallpapers in several resolutions.

    -You will get a spot in the Hall of Gratitude, a page in the game dedicated to our Kickstarter backers. + a spot on the official website.

    -Hoverloop official soundtrack (digital)

    -Kickstarter Exclusive Wallpaper

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    • Hoverloop on PC or XB1 + Alpha/Beta on PC->Date TBA (reg. €20,00)
    • 5 Exclusive wallpapers (1280x720,1920x1080,2560x1440,3840x2160)
    • Kickstarter Exclusive Wallpaper
    • Hoverloop official soundtrack
    • Hoverloop Team Signed Poster
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    Weapons Specialist

    -Help design a weapon! You will get the honor to be able to give input about weapon-design and get your weapon featured ingame! Send in your sketches/ideas and we'll translate them into the game! (Will need approval from Not A Company)
    Your name will also have a special place on the official website and the Hall of Gratitude, it will be next to the item you helped design.

    -5 Hoverloop Pens (outside EU shipping not included)

    -Hoverloop Tshirt (outside EU shipping not included)

    -Get the full game when it's released on PC or Xbox One. Plus the option to join in on the PC Alpha + Beta.

    -A set of 5 digital wallpapers in several resolutions.

    -You will get a spot in the Hall of Gratitude, a page in the game dedicated to our Kickstarter backers. + a spot on the official website.

    -Hoverloop official soundtrack (digital)

    -Hoverloop Team Signed Poster (outside EU shipping not included)

    -Kickstarter Exclusive Wallpaper

    Includes:
    • Hoverloop on PC or XB1 + Alpha/Beta on PC->Date TBA (reg. €20,00)
    • 5 Exclusive wallpapers (1280x720,1920x1080,2560x1440,3840x2160)
    • Help design a weapon
    • Kickstarter Exclusive Wallpaper
    • Hoverloop Tshirt
    • Hoverloop official soundtrack
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    Drone Lord

    -Help design a regular playable drone + it's unique ability! You will get the honor to be able to give input about a regular drone-design and get your design featured ingame! Send in your sketches/ideas and we'll translate them into the game! (Will need approval from Not A Company)
    Your name will also have a special place on the official website and the Hall of Gratitude, it will be next to the item you helped design.

    -5 Hoverloop Pens (outside EU shipping not included)

    -Hoverloop Tshirt (outside EU shipping not included)

    -Get a Hoverloop Team signed poster of the drone that you helped design. (outside EU shipping not included)

    -Get a wallpaper of the drone that you helped design in the resolution of your choosing (max 3840x2160)

    -Get the full game when it's released on PC or Xbox One. Plus the option to join in on the PC Alpha + Beta.

    -A set of 5 digital wallpapers in several resolutions.

    -You will get a spot in the Hall of Gratitude, a page in the game dedicated to our Kickstarter backers. + a spot on the official website.

    -Hoverloop official soundtrack (digital)

    -Hoverloop Team Signed Poster (outside EU shipping not included)

    -Kickstarter Exclusive Wallpaper

    Includes:
    • Hoverloop on PC or XB1 + Alpha/Beta on PC->Date TBA (reg. €20,00)
    • 5 Exclusive wallpapers (1280x720,1920x1080,2560x1440,3840x2160)
    • Wallpaper of own drone design
    • Help design a regular playable drone + its unique ability
    • Kickstarter Exclusive Wallpaper
    • Hoverloop official soundtrack
    • Hoverloop Tshirt
    • 5 Hoverloop Pens
    • Hoverloop Team Signed Poster
    • Hoverloop Team Signed Poster of own drone design
    • Special Hall of Gratitude spot with designed item
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    Drone King

    -Help design a special themed playable drone + it's unique ability! You will get the honor to be able to give input about a special themed drone-design and get your design featured ingame! Send in your sketches/ideas and we'll translate them into the game! (Will need approval from Not A Company)
    Your name will also have a special place on the official website and the Hall of Gratitude, it will be next to the item you helped design.

    -Hoverloop Tshirt with the Logo + your drone design. (outside EU shipping not included)

    -5 Hoverloop Pens (outside EU shipping not included)

    -Get a Hoverloop Team signed poster of the drone that you helped design. (outside EU shipping not included)

    -Get a wallpaper of the drone that you helped design in the resolution of your choosing (max 3840x2160)

    -Get the full game when it's released on PC or Xbox One. Plus the option to join in on the PC Alpha + Beta.

    -A set of 5 digital wallpapers in several resolutions.

    -You will get a spot in the Hall of Gratitude, a page in the game dedicated to our Kickstarter backers. + a spot on the official website.

    -Hoverloop official soundtrack (digital)

    -Hoverloop Team Signed Poster (outside EU shipping not included)

    -Kickstarter Exclusive Wallpaper

    Includes:
    • Hoverloop on PC or XB1 + Alpha/Beta on PC->Date TBA (reg. €20,00)
    • 5 Exclusive wallpapers (1280x720,1920x1080,2560x1440,3840x2160)
    • Wallpaper of own drone design
    • Help design a special themed playable drone+it's unique ability
    • Kickstarter Exclusive Wallpaper
    • Hoverloop Tshirt with Logo + Own Drone design
    • 5 Hoverloop Pens
    • Hoverloop official soundtrack
    • Hoverloop Team Signed Poster
    • Hoverloop Team Signed Poster of own drone design
    • Special Hall of Gratitude spot with designed item
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