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What do you get when you mix Double Dragon, Extreme Skateboarding, and 8-Bit graphics? RETRO SKATE!!! Read more

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What do you get when you mix Double Dragon, Extreme Skateboarding, and 8-Bit graphics? RETRO SKATE!!!

About this project

For iPhone, iPad, Android, PC, Linux, MAC, & OUYA

In-Game Screenshot of Fighting
In-Game Screenshot of Fighting

In-Game Footage of Retro Skate Battling System. The skateboard is the default weapon.

Check out a time-lapse drawing of one of the skaters in the game.

AWESOME 8-BIT SKATE MUSIC

Retro Skate brings back classic arcade gaming into a thrilling, treacherous, skating, board bashing, adventure.

Remember Double Dragon? Remember Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 Level 4-2 on the skateboards fighting the Foot Clan? Well we want to take those awesome fighting elements and mix them with awesome skate tricks!

A dark power has invaded the earth and the only one who can save it is a retro hipster, baggy-pants, skater.

Retro Skate takes some of the best features from our favorite arcade & NES games.

You will be able to skate through many levels. Check out the skateshop to get board upgrades as well as to purchase weapons like chains, baseball bats, ninja-stars, molotov cocktails, and many more.

You will also be able to earn cash in the game that can be used to unlock new boards and tricks.

Collect trick powerups in-game to earn coins, unleash devastating attacks, and to look awesome as you dodge obstacles and fight enemies.

Retro Skate is staying 100% true to real-life skate tricks. From 360 flips to 5-0 grinds to the Benihana -- we've got em' all!

Each level has an intense boss battle to help us also stay true to these classic NES/SNES games.

The game will have classic co-op multiplayer like in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 & Double Dragon. Fight side by side with up to 4 total players.

If we reach our funding goal, we will be opening a real life skate line based around Retro Skate. We will sell clothes, boards, and more - all pixel all the way!

On that same note - if funding is met we will be creating a level editor that will allow you to create levels, drop in baddies & obstacles, and play them with your friends & the world!

Retro Skate is coming to: iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablets, PC, Linux, MAC, & OUYA

Double Dragon + TMNT 2 + BATTLETOADS + SKATE or DIE + WAY MORE COOL STUFF = Retro Skate!!!

8-Bit music by the amazing Danimal Cannon!!

Pixel Art by our awesome friends over at Black Moon Design.

The game will be built using the cross platform Unity 3D game engine.

Aside from the work of Black Moon Design and Danimal Cannon, we will have 3 Unity 3D programmers working on the project.

SKATE OR DIE MAN!!

Skateboarding runs deep in our veins, so deep that our blood cells might actually be tiny skateboards cruising around. We have a passion for apps/games as well. Retro styled games are something that always takes us back to “those were the days”. It’s a part of history that will never be forgotten. Our vision is to expand on this. We will take awesome skating features and mix them with extreme fighting and arcade adventure like in Battletoads, TMNT2, and Double Dragon.

Retro Skate will be the first Retro Styled skating game available on iPhone, iPad, Android, Mac, PC, Linux, & OUYA. 

This is not only a skateboarding game, but authentic to the roots! This game is designed by individuals who skate and understand games to give it a real “skateboarding” experience. Retro Skate will take you back to “those days”.

Here is a very rough prototype of the game. We wanted to test cross platform deployment as well as frames per seconds and graphics implementation. Not much going on - but at least something is going on ;)

THIS IS WHAT AN 8-BIT RACCOON SOUNDS LIKE

Fryza is a team of over 15 professionals who have worked on some of the top apps and AAA games out there.  We pride ourselves in quality work and amazing designs.

SAY WHATTA?

TSHIRTS (These aren't final renderings)

SHIRTS COME SMALL, MEDIUM, LARGE, EXTRA LARGE 

HOODIES (These aren't final renderings)

SIZES COME IN SMALL, MEDIUM, LARGE

DANIMAL CANNON TSHIRT 

COMES IN SMALL, MEDIUM, LARGE, EXTRA LARGE

SKATE DECK PAK (Comes in 8", 8.25", or 7.75")

These are real skateboards!! (Wheels, trucks, etc not included) Does come with griptape.

COMPLETE SKATE DECK PAK (Comes in 8", 8.25", or 7.75")

Includes Trucks, Wheels, Bearings, Hardware, Risers, Griptape

MINI-DECK FINGERBOARD PAK

Includes:

  • 1 HC Mold Fingerboard Deck (approx. 100mm long by 30mm wide)
  • 4 Wheels
  • 4 Metal Bearings
  • 2 Wide Trucks (approx. 29mm)
  • 4 Bolts
  • 8 Screws
  • 1 Pre cut Foam Grip Tape
  • 1 Truck/Wheel Tool

RETRO SKATE LONGBOARD COMPLETE (Final length and concave may vary)

Risks and challenges

As with any large task or project like ours, there are substantial challenges and risks.

Risk 1
How will we ensure that all prizes are delivered on time and according to schedule?

Answer
We have pre-arranged agreements with all of our physical reward manufacturers. We have pricing and shipping logistics set up for skateboard printing, clothing printing, and the mini-deck shipping.

We also have a dedicated company project manager who has already arranged the management of getting products from suppliers to you the backers. Every donation and reward will be recorded in our database and no backer will be left behind!

This same management process will occur for the digital rewards.

Risk 2
How we will ensure the game is delivered on time?

Answer
We have a dedicated project manager who will be producing Retro Skate. That manager will work with our programmers, game designers, artists, and sound engineers to ensure that all asset lists are accounted for and that each asset is being built according to schedule and delivered to the right team member. This manager role is crucial to the success of the project.

Risk 3
How will we make sure the game is fun and amazing?

Answer
We have game designers who have worked on multiple games, both large and small. They know what makes a game fun and what doesn't. There will be 2 game designers on this project to ensure that the game is living up to the Fryza standard. We also will be listening to community feedback in this campaign as well as the beta testing. We take all inquiries and comments seriously.

Ultimately, we work into the night every day if we must to ensure this game is a success.

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    11 backers

    Get the full length Retro Skate theme song for you to listen to on your favorite music player!

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    7 backers

    Digital download of game soundtrack. This soundtrack includes all music used in Retro Skate as well as some cool SFX (Note: All reward tiers after this include a free copy of the digital soundtrack)

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    19 backers Limited (81 left of 100)

    !!! OUYA ONLY PAK !!! Receive a license key to unlock the full version of the game on OUYA. If all 100 of these slots are filled - we will release to OUYA at the $15,000 funding goal.

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    !!! EARLY BACKERS ONLY !!! BETA TESTING TIER (This is the only tier that will offer Beta Testing) !!! FREE Digital copy of the game for PC, Linux, MAC, & Android (DRM Free) Note: Digital copy you receive depends on the stretch goal achieved (Receive all 3 if goals are met!).

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    6 backers

    FREE Digital copy of the game for PC, Linux, MAC, & Android (DRM Free) Note: Digital copy you receive depends on the stretch goal achieved (Receive all 3 if goals are met!). (Purchase multiple copies of the game for $25 each)

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    3 backers Limited (497 left of 500)

    !!! EARLY BACKERS ONLY !!! T-SHIRT PAK (Pick one) + FREE Digital copy of the game for PC, Linux, MAC, & Android (DRM Free) Note: Digital copy you receive depends on the stretch goal achieved (Receive all 3 if goals are met!). Note: Game ships next March.

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    2 backers

    !!! T-SHIRT PAK (Pick one) !!! + FREE Digital copy of the game for PC, Linux, MAC, & Android (DRM Free) Note: Digital copy you receive depends on the stretch goal achieved (Receive all 3 if goals are met!). Note: Game ships next March.

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    !!! Danimal T-SHIRT !!! + FREE Digital copy of the game for PC, Linux, MAC, & Android (DRM Free) Note: Digital copy you receive depends on the stretch goal achieved (Receive all 3 if goals are met!). Note: Game ships next March.

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    1 backer Limited (499 left of 500)

    !!! EARLY BACKERS ONLY !!! MINI-DECK PAK !!! + FREE Digital copy of the game for PC, Linux, MAC, & Android (DRM Free) Note: Digital copy you receive depends on the stretch goal achieved (Receive all 3 if goals are met!). Note: Game ships next March.

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    1 backer Limited (19 left of 20)

    !!! LIMITED QUANTITY !!! DEV VIDEO !!! Video of development process of Retro Skate - over 3 hours of footage of artists, designers, and the entire team hard at work !!! + FREE Digital copy of the game for PC, Linux, MAC, & Android (DRM Free) Note: Digital copy you receive depends on the stretch goal achieved (Receive all 3 if goals are met!).

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    1 backer Limited (499 left of 500)

    !!! PHYSICAL COPY OF RETRO SKATE !!! + T-Shirt Pak !!! + FREE Digital copy of the game for PC, Linux, MAC, & Android (DRM Free) Note: Digital copy you receive depends on the stretch goal achieved (Receive all 3 if goals are met!).

    For ALL Tiers - to receive a physical copy of the game simply add $20 to your donation amount - $25 for international.

    Note: Game ships next March.

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    1 backer

    !!! MINI-DECK PAK !!! + FREE Digital copy of the game for PC, Linux, MAC, & Android (DRM Free) Note: Digital copy you receive depends on the stretch goal achieved (Receive all 3 if goals are met!). Note: Game ships next March.

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    1 backer

    !!! SKATE DECK PACK (Deck & griptape only - pick one deck) !!! + FREE Digital copy of the game for PC, Linux, MAC, & Android (DRM Free) Note: Digital copy you receive depends on the stretch goal achieved (Receive all 3 if goals are met!). Note: Game ships next March.

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    1 backer Limited (499 left of 500)

    !!! EARLY BACKERS ONLY !!! HOODY PAK (Pick one) !!! + FREE Digital copy of the game for PC, Linux, MAC, & Android (DRM Free) Note: Digital copy you receive depends on the stretch goal achieved (Receive all 3 if goals are met!). Note: Game ships next March.

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    2 backers

    !!! HOODY PAK (Pick one) !!! + FREE Digital copy of the game for PC, Linux, MAC, & Android (DRM Free) Note: Digital copy you receive depends on the stretch goal achieved (Receive all 3 if goals are met!). Note: Game ships next March.

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    0 backers Limited (300 left of 300)

    !!! EARLY BACKERS ONLY !!! COMPLETE SKATE DECK PACK (Includes everything you need to ride - pick one deck) !!! + FREE Digital copy of the game for PC, Linux, MAC, & Android (DRM Free) Note: Digital copy you receive depends on the stretch goal achieved (Receive all 3 if goals are met!). Note: Game ships next March.

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    0 backers

    !!! COMPLETE SKATE DECK PACK (Includes everything you need to ride - pick one deck) !!! + FREE Digital copy of the game for PC, Linux, MAC, & Android (DRM Free) Note: Digital copy you receive depends on the stretch goal achieved (Receive all 3 if goals are met!). Note: Game ships next March.

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    0 backers

    !!! COMPLETE LONGBOARD PACK (Includes everything you need to ride) !!! + FREE Digital copy of the game for PC, Linux, MAC, & Android (DRM Free) Note: Digital copy you receive depends on the stretch goal achieved (Receive all 3 if goals are met!). Note: Game ships next March.

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    !!! FRIKKEN AWESOME PAK !!! Complete Skate Deck Pack + T-Shirt Pak + Hoody Pak + GET YOUR OWN CUSTOMIZED BOARD IN-GAME WITH YOUR NAME IN THE CREDITS + FREE Digital copy of the game for PC, Linux, MAC, & Android (DRM Free) Note: Digital copy you receive depends on the stretch goal achieved (Receive all 3 if goals are met!). Note: Game ships next March.

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Funding period

- (30 days)