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€1,683
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45
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Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Sat, July 6 2019 9:23 AM UTC +00:00
€1,683
pledged of €20,000pledged of €20,000 goal
45
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Sat, July 6 2019 9:23 AM UTC +00:00

About

Brief story of the game

The evil Highscore Master has locked you inside the world of games for having surpassed one of his records. Our goal is very simple, go and overcome the different arcades to rescue our girlfriend and escape away from the virtual world.

Simple but direct as we liked in the 80s.

The game is a tribute to those best arcade cabinets, the cinema and pop culture of the golden age in the 80s. Each world represents one of these classic arcades with its own mechanics and a unique visual style, created from different pixel artists who have given their approach and personal touch.

What would happen if we put in a cocktail shaker Out Run, Space Harrier and Back to the Future? Or Pacman with  Saturday's Night Fever? Stop imagining it because this is Highscore Master!

Highscore Master is built by about 8 different arcades from the 80's. From our own reinterpretation, as we believe they could have been improved and carrying them to a current gameplay.

Key features:

  • 8 different recreational scenes.
  • 1 or 2 players
  • Story mode or free mode.
  • Each universe has been recreated by a different pixel artist.
  • Chiptune music inspired by the great classics.
  • Tributes to the culture of the 80s.

 Highscore combines the simplicity of classic games, but updated with new mechanics to take us on an epic adventure which will transfer us to our favorite machine of the 80s on Switch, Ps4, PSVita, XboxOne, PC, Mac, Linux. 


What will happen to a stimulated match  in the middle of the freezer? This mix between Snow Bros and Tumblepop will give you the answer. Dodge carrots and penguins with tuxedo and capture in Yeti´s own fire cage.


If you have never played Donkey Kong or Popeye, now is the time to remedy it. Our friend Tarzan has to rescue his girlfriend from the clutches of King Kong and his faithful indigenous worshipers. Jump, collect fruit and scream loudly to scare your enemies.


Who has not had a bad day and has wanted to settle their problems with hits? Inicially we made it easy like that there was a bar or arcade salon nearby and some dropped coin. Imagine that all those wonderful classics are full of peace and love like Kung - Fu Master, Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja adds a change of lens as in Shinobi and unites a bit of the movie The Warriors. You will have our game with implanted justice.


We have been infected by nice viruses that do nothing but jump into our stomachs. Who do you gonna call? To Doctor Bacterium! This explosive mix between Pang, Doctor Mario, Aliens and Innerspace is going to highly raise your cholesterol.


It's Saturday night, you want to go out and enjoy yourself on the dance floor, but the disco bouncers are not going to make it that easy. Or maybe they have as much desire as you to have fun? This cocktail of Pacman, Snake and  Saturday's Night Fever will make you sweat the shirt and your bell pants


You could not miss this one among the classics in this retro party, a real game of spacecraft. Destroy the galactic octopi and the sidereal crabs to reach the shifted evil man who wants to dominate the universe and then, destroy some galaxy. Fullest shield energy and keeping the rhythm of the shots to avoid any enemy ship escaping.


 Sun, beach, an explosive co-pilot and miles and miles of road ahead. Step on the accelerator and reach the finish line mounted on your mini convertible.


Escape from the virtual universe in which the evil Highscore Master has imprisoned us, riding a flying car like the one in the Back to the future, through a world inspired by the universe of tron and the mechanics of Space Harrier.


Current Status

The elaboration of Highscore Master began in the end of 2017, and with success of the campaign we will be able to launch the game during the fourth quarter of 2019, in the consoles of the current generation (PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch) and PCs, Mac , Linux.



Stretch goals

20.000 €: Main platform Version

Version for  PC, Mac Liux and main consoles in the market of  Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Xbox Ones.

40.000 €: PSVita Version

The game is already running in a PSVita version but requires a special cuddle, to maintain the level of quality and get a rewarding experience for the user. If this goal is achieved, we will dedicate the necessary time to make this version possible.

60.000 €: Game & Watch

A very special version for Nintendo 3DS that simulates the classic Game & Watch machines. The same games but a split screen with new mechanics



Soundtrack

The game is full of chiptune melodies that you can not stop humming

Pump up the volume and enjoy!


How to get the physical copies?


 Content Regular Edition :

  • Game
  • Case
  • Backing campaign’s exclusive slipcase
  • Manual
  • Art book
  • Soundtrack
  • 5 badges
  • 8 post card

 Content Limited Edition :

  • Physical copy of the game
  • Bit Dungeon Plus (PS4 physic collector edition box)
  • Ice Cream Surfer (PS4 physic collector edition box)
  • Ghoulboy (PS4 physic collector edition box) 
  • Bit Dungeon Plus (Vita physic collector edition box)
  • Ice Cream Surfer (Vita physic collector edition box)
  • Ghoulboy (Vita physic collector edition box)


Rewards

7€ tier 

  •  Digital copy of the game: Get the game for your favorite platform.
  •  Exclusive Wallpaper: Exclusive wallpaper with retro scent.
  •  Access to exclusive Kickstarter updates: Be informed of all the news of the game and be part of our team

15€ tier

  •  Digital game manual: Receive a retro style digital manual with useful information. It will also feature some game art, making it a light version of an artbook. 
  •  Digital copy of the soundtrack: You want to listen to Highscore Master’s beautiful music outside of the game? This reward allows you to download the game’s full soundtrack. 

22€ tier

  •  Digital copy of the artbook: Do you like the game’s artwork? With this reward, you can look at a lot of the game’s art.
  •  Postcard : Receive 8 neat postcards.

 50€  tier

  •  Physical copy: Get the beautiful physical edition with all the extra content of the game.

150€ PS4 limited

  •  Pack PS4 games: Get the physical editions of some of our games for the PS4 platform, all limited editions.

150 PSVita limited

  •  Pack PSVita games: Get the physical editions of some of our games for the PSVita platform, all limited editions.

3000€ tier 

  •  Design a new game (3000€ tier): Design a new game from one of the  worlds in Highscore Master, recreate the arcade cabinet and enemies as you like. 


TIMELINE

April 2019 – Kickstarter Campaign Start

June 2019 – Kickstarter Campaign End 

Q4 2019 – Close Alpha Tests ( Kickstarter tier 4 backers ) 

Q1 2020 – Early Access Launch ( Kickstarter tier 3 backers )

Q2 2020 – Full game Launch

Risks and challenges

Highscore Master now can be played, although it is on the way to complete, we need your help to keep improving.

Every day we are adding art, levels, mechanics and sound to the game and we aim to finish the game in the fourth quarter of 2019.

With your help we can not only offer a good game, but the best game we can do. As a sponsor and player, you can help to shape this game with your comments and support. So be part of our team! Live with us forever in Highscore Master, write your name for all eternity in the credits of the game.

There are always risks in supporting a project, the future is not written in stone. However, our game is on track to complete and has an active team working on it every day.

Thank you. You are the reason why we make games.

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Funding period

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