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Platforms: PC, Mac
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
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Jun 11, 2014 @ 7:47am
May 8, 2015 @ 10:22am
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Hard Rain full BETA now available!
Hard Rain Demo Available
Description
Release date: 2015
Hard Rain is a pachinko machine physics sim made into a tower defense-like strategy/puzzler hybrid with a retro-analogue candy shell.

Grab the latest demo from the IndieDB page link to the right.

The hard rain is falling. To avoid a drain overflow you must devise a strategy to manipulate the flow, and construct a defense by mixing elements of the three base types of components - FIELD, SOLID, and FORCE. As the waves of rain intensify in strength you must evolve your defense with ingenuity to meet the challenge.



The ‘retro-analogue’ aesthetic of the game is inspired by media made with analogue and early digital electronics of past decades, like slit-scan film effects, analogue synths, primitive computer vector drawing, and vintage arcade cabinet sounds.



Features:

- Highly optimized engine allows for realistic 2D physics with many hundreds of dynamically simulated objects at high frame rates.
- Retro-analogue styled graphics bathed in a warm cathode-ray tube glow.
- Original EDM soundtrack and sound effects powered by FM synthesis.
- Multiple modes of challenging tower defense / physics puzzler hybrid gameplay.
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37 Comments
fuguelike  [author] Mar 21, 2015 @ 10:43am 
Full game is now available!
napoleonion Jan 25, 2015 @ 9:47pm 
I can't play the demo forever, I need the full game :'(
BabyGirl Aug 28, 2014 @ 12:15pm 
looks a good game
fuguelike  [author] Jul 30, 2014 @ 9:49am 
The platform of choice is PC / Mac with the larger screen sizes. It could be released for tablets down the road though.
STVR Jul 22, 2014 @ 8:46am 
Seems like an interesting take on the tower defense genre, but I see this having more success as a mobile game.
enigmaxg2 Jul 13, 2014 @ 10:04pm 
Looks good for touchscreen devices! any plans to release it on Android?
Irene the Henherd Jul 5, 2014 @ 12:06pm 
Yes. I like this.
ObR Jul 1, 2014 @ 8:15pm 
Looks interesting.
TheAlliance¹ Jul 1, 2014 @ 2:52pm 
nice
Beeko - "Ghandi" Jun 28, 2014 @ 5:07pm 
nice