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About this project

Major Rocks 1.1

This is our 1st game in our series of "ARCADE INSPIRED" games that is being developed for ANDROID/PC/MAC(APPLE). Hopefully if this game proves we can make a few cents in the process, we will continue the line by rocking the Arcade Classics with more releases!

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Didn't we already do a KICKSTARTER for this?

 You may have heard this is our 2nd Kick-Starter for this game. We decided to try again with a reduced goal, and a $1 gets you the game promotion. We hope this gets the attention of the retro gamer crowd and we are able to offer more games in this line in the future.

We also are trying to raise our brand awareness with the gaming crowd, and even if you end up not funding us, this is a good way to get the word out to gamers as to who we are and what we are all about.

Some of the info of this page is the same as last time. However we have updated the info in various places, so you may want to re-read it again if you were a backer to the previous kickstarter.

The overall number of levels has been reduced for launch. However we have a plan to add these back in after launch.

What Platforms is this for?

This KICKSTARTER is for the following platforms:

  • Android Devices
  • PC (Windows)
  • Mac (Apple)

Backing our project with as little as "$1 Dollar" will get you a copy of our game.

The following platforms are POSSIBLE, but NOT guaranteed. These will depend on us raising enough $ to reach stretch goals. 

  • PS VITA
  • IOS
  • PS4

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Press Support (NEW)

Previous Support(Original KS)
News items from the original KS refer to the original rewards, please review this page for the CURRENT rewards. Mainly the funding goal is lower, and the vita support is a stretch goal now. Also the buy in to get the game is now an amazing $1 buck! Super good deal! :)
Got a Web page, or Blog?

If you write about our game on your Blog/Web Page/ etc, then please let us know. We will mention it on our project page and twitter feeds. Promotions work both ways! This project needs all the attention it can get, so any help would be great! Tweet about us!

Now to introduce our game, we created this "ARCADE FLYER"

 What is an "ARCADE FLYER"? They were used by the coin-operated amusement industry to promote the sale of it's games. It was only fitting for us to create one for this project - even if it's only in digital form.

Next..Screenshots..
(Above):Our player is fending off various drone attackers!

 (Above): The Player is fighting a Sub-Boss where he must destroy all the energy panels and turrets before hurting the Skull-Boss!


 (Above): Future spawn points on this level are marked with beacons. The player must avoid these spots when destroying other mines, as this will trigger a new set of mines to spawn in,

(Above):Our hero has located the reactor inside an enemy base. The core is protected with rotating shields. The player must dodge the incoming missiles and break down the shields.

So What is this game about?


Major Rocks is the first game in a retro series of arcade games to be released on various gaming platforms. Major Rocks is an arcade themed space shooter full of action and excitement. This is what we like to call a free-floating space shooter. You have controls to turn your ship left and right. You can thrust forward and fire your various weapons at enemies. You have shields that protect you from incoming blasts and fuel to keep topped off. Among the enemies you will find POWER-UPS and other goodies to keep the game fresh! Major Rocks is the best of the ARCADE action everyone fell in love with, but updated to look and feel fresh for today’s market.This is our "LOVE LETTER" to 80's arcade space shooters! We have taken elements from the classic arcade games of the past and have combined them into one new explosion of fun!

Our main goal was to make an action game for the gamers of the world. This is not some casual game your grandparents will be playing. In fact, it is designed for them to hate it! This is for you guys, the action gamers! We wanted to recapture the excitement of the old arcade retro fun of the past. We believe we have done just that. 

 To recapture some of that past video game charm, we created voice over announcements that we then ran through a Texas Instruments TMS5220c speech chip to make them sound EXACTLY like the 80′s arcade games! It was a tricky process , involving using a few computers to get right. However, we felt it was worth every second of development.

The game will have 30 or more levels of non-stop arcade action. We are trying to make each level a bit different and keep upping the challenge as the game progresses. This way you can keep expecting to see new things as you play.


  The levels will be you facing off against drones and mines in outer space. The level is marked with pre-spawn points to where new enemies will appear. As you destroy the larger threats, new ones will spawn in. You must make sure to avoid incoming spawners,while clearing the level. As you progress there will be boss attacks, and maze levels to make the game even bigger in scope. We want you to feel like you really got your ARCADE money’s worth out of our project!

We have high hopes for the project and have 2 additional games in the series designed and planned out. Each will cover a different type of ARCADE game-play.

 We are not trying to get rich with this game. The fact is that games cost money to produce, and we have already invested in this game. This is a professionally developed game and the quality will show. We have a passion for retro themed games and want to share that with the world. 

 By backing this game, you will allow us to develop more features, more improvements, and just more game. We have also mapped out some pretty exciting stretch goals that would allow for even cooler things to happen. (See Below)

We want to stay independent and not have to answer to any pencil pushers. Been there, done that. Kickstarter can make this possible. Any amount you can throw our way will be appreciated and used towards the game development.



 Funding Goals:

  • $3,000 - Our base goal. Game will be made available for Android /PC(Windows)/MAC Release dates vary slightly.
  • $5,000 - Our game will be submitted to APPLE for release on the ios platform. Money raised here will go towards APPLE hardware and software.
  • $20,000 - PS Vita Platform will be added. Also, new modes of play will be added. Including "LAST MAN STANDING" and "HARDCORE" 
  • $30,000 - "The Lost Sector" 30 additional levels will be created. New background visuals and new enemies to fight.
  • $40,000 - Vector Mode! - Vector Mode will allow you to play the game in a very 1980's visual style. Vector art will be created for the assets in the game.
What is SUPERGOODPIXEL?

SuperGoodPixel was started by an EX-KONAMI art director who was looking to get back to making FUN GAMES! Major Rocks is our SECOND game. Our first game was the ANDROID title "BLACKJACK SUPER GOOD".

And now a word from the top dog:

 My name is Mike McAdams and I am the head of SUPERGOODPIXEL. We are here on KICKSTARTER today with our first KICKSTARTER project for what will be our second game from SGP. 

 My previous gig was that of ART DIRECTOR for Konami of Orange county. Before this, I was the ART DIRECTOR of Hijinx games. I have had many years experience in the video game industry and am looking forward to the future!

Some past titles I have been involved with:

Vandal Hearts(Konami)
Castlevania Harmony of Despair(Ps3)
Frogger Returns(Konami)
Karaoke Revolution (Glee)
Touch Master Series(Midway)
Casino League (Konami)
Monster High(early stages)
Baribe Groom and Glam
Konami Facebook Games

Whats this T-Shirt Look Like?

One reward still offers the T-Shirt on the left.The Shirt on the right is no longer being offered.

 So it's down to this...if you can find 4 quarters in your couch, we can make this happen!

Risks and challenges

Risks and Challenges

We have put out games before. This is not our first release and have a long track record in the video game industry. Our game has been in production, so we have worked our most of the complex issues up front. This is not just a concept, we have actual working software RIGHT NOW. Our teaser movie was made with ACTUAL gameplay (not including the 2 cut-scenes at the start)

The normal risks do apply in this manner. Some new features may take more time to finish. Stretch goals will take an additional amount of time to complete.

We are dedicated to finishing this game, and working with our backers to try to solve any problems they may encounter.

There are always risks in game development, but we feel we have managed to lower the risk greatly by having developed much of the game already.

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    >ANDROID PLAYER
    -You get a copy of MAJOR ROCKS for ANDROID devices (See Faq for Additional Info)

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    >PC(WINDOWS) PLAYER
    -You get a copy of MAJOR ROCKS for windows(pc)

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    >INDIE SUPPORTER
    -You get a copy of MAJOR ROCKS for either (WINDOWS/MAC/ANDROID) you will decide which version you want at the end of the funding stage.

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    >MAJOR ROCKER
    -You get 3 copies of the game. One on EACH PLATFORM. (MAC/PC/ANDROID)
    -Game Code to UNLOCK 1 In-Game Boost

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    >MAJOR ROCKER PLUS
    -You get 3 copies of the game. One on EACH PLATFORM. (MAC/PC/ANDROID)
    -Your name listed on our web page of supporters.
    -Game Code to UNLOCK 2 In-Game Boosts

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    >CAPTAIN ROCKS
    -You get 3 copies of the game. One on EACH PLATFORM. (MAC/PC/ANDROID)
    -Your name listed on our web page of supporters.
    -Your name will be listed "IN THE GAME" credits as a backer.
    -Game Code to UNLOCK 2 In-Game Boosts

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    >ADMIRAL ROCKS
    -You get 3 copies of the game. One on EACH PLATFORM. (MAC/PC/ANDROID)
    -Your name listed on our web page of supporters.
    -Your name will be listed "IN THE GAME" credits as a backer.
    -1 Digital copy of the strategy guide.
    -Game Code to UNLOCK 2 In-Game Boosts

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    >MAJOR CREDIT
    -You get 3 copies of the game. One on EACH PLATFORM. (MAC/PC/ANDROID)
    -Your name listed on our web page of supporters.
    -Your name will be listed "IN THE GAME" credits as a backer.

    -1 Digital copy of the strategy guide.
    -Game Code to UNLOCK 3 In-Game Boosts

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    >MAJOR TSHIRT
    -You get 3 copies of the game. One on EACH PLATFORM. (MAC/PC/ANDROID)
    -Your name listed on our web page of supporters.
    -Your name will be listed "IN THE GAME" credits as a backer.
    -1 Digital copy of the strategy guide.
    -Game Code to UNLOCK 3 In-Game Boosts
    -1 SuperGoodPixel T-Shirt* (See Shipping Info)
    (SHIPPING COSTS:$15 world wide)

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    >MAJOR CREDIT PLUS MORE SUPPORT
    -You get 3 copies of the game. One on EACH PLATFORM. (MAC/PC/ANDROID)
    -Your name listed on our web page of supporters.
    -Your name will be listed "IN THE GAME" credits as a backer.

    -1 Digital copy of the strategy guide.
    -Game Code to UNLOCK 3 In-Game Boosts

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    >CAPTAIN NAME DROPPER
    -You get 3 copies of the game. One on EACH PLATFORM. (MAC/PC/ANDROID)
    -Your name listed on our web page of supporters.
    -Your name will be listed "IN THE GAME" credits as a backer.
    -1 Digital copy of the strategy guide.
    -Game Code to UNLOCK 3 In-Game Boosts

    -Your name will be listed on the main menu scroll text as a backer

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    >SUGAR DADDY
    -You get 3 copies of the game. One on EACH PLATFORM. (MAC/PC/ANDROID)
    -PRODUCER credit in game.

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Funding period

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