Arriving at the alien hives with nothing but an underpowered blaster, you will need to scavenge resources, search out hidden caverns, cobble together weapon parts and find a way to survive. Explore one of 4 billion randomly generated worlds and find out the mystery of what's threatening your home colony.
Roguelite metroidvania & platformer
Infinitroid is a roguelike (or rogue-lite) sci-fi platformer with procedurally generated levels and deeply customizable weapons.
My goals for the game include replayability (a unique experience each time you play), rewarding exploration, random powerups and abilities that open up new areas (ala metroidvania), and some Zen / philosophical themes.
Development story so far
This is a solo indie game project I started working on in 2015, in between freelance web development jobs. Some goofy weapon system ideas and wrong turns led to the game in its current form. Read more >