A fun pun-inducing 8-Bit Avian-themed Rogue-like Platformer developed for the Gameboy and Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) aptly titled Flap Happy has hit its $15,000 Kickstarter Goal. The news was announced via its Kickstarter page.
Flap Happy is centred on a chicken who once lived his best life but is now “awakened in a dungeon filled with fireballs, spikes, and all kinds of other dangerous horrors!”.
You, Flappy navigate over 900+ widely varying and difficult levels, including enemies such as Flambe, Bobo & Co, Snikitties, Clutulons and Spikes.
The game has hit its goal of $15K with $15,166 at the time of writing from over 185 backers with only 25 days to go.
A description of the game from its Kickstarter Listing
What are the features? The game is chocked with over 900 levels of challenges navigating its dungeons and varying worlds. You get to dodge the unique enemies and thus earn bragging rights to being a legendary Flap Happy player.
You can test a feel of the game via the official Flap Happy Demo.
The game is the creation of Ryan Carson and his team from Refresh Games. Ryan is a Father of two, a Retro Game developer by night and a web developer by day.
Refresh Games includes Mina Figueroa on Marketing, Producer Gracey Maala and Graphics Designer – Kamille Navarro.
Ryan has teamed up with Mega Cat Studios who have a great track record for manufacturing cartridges for retro console games such as Little Medusa, Renfield: Bring Your Own Blood, WrestleQuest, Coffee Crisis, and The Meating.
Refresh Games has even partnered with Rent The Chicken, a local multinational company that provides both a chicken hatching and chicken rental experience from the comfort of your own backyard.
Pledges range from The Hatchling‘s $1 who receives a thank your from the team up to the accurately titled ‘King Of The Flock‘ who gets:
- The Digital Bundle
- Gameboy CIB
- NES CIB
- Name in Credits
- Keychain (MCS)
- Flap Happy Diorama
- Limited Edition NES CIB
- Golden Egg
- Flap Happy Pin
- Wooden Cart
- NCS Pin
They get all this for $500 and include 4 backers at the time of writing.
Flap Happy Kickstarter Trailer
Want a chance to win an exclusive prototype copy of the game? Check out Flap Happ’s Gleam contest link here for fans.