A downloadable game for Windows and macOS

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SHNIPERS is a combat platformer where up to 4 players fire bullets that bounce off of everything! A game of "bullet-hell pong" where your shots are as much a danger to you as they are to your enemies.

Originally created at the 2014 Toronto Game Jam.

Multiplayer requires 2-4 gamepad controllers of any type in order to play. A single player training mode is available and can be played with a mouse & keyboard.


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SHNIPERS PC 64bit 235 MB


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why no linux tho 

Heh, why indeed! I should see about fixing that, will let you know if I'm able to get a linux build up soon.

The game starts and accept no input from mouse, keyboard nor any of the 3 Xbox PDP Controllers. Any hint?

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I disconnected the controllers, and then I saw the big green (A) at game start. Pressing enter led me to the menu.

When my 3 controllers are connected, the game starts right at the menu, but nothing is working.

I tried starting the game with 2 controllers, and it starts fine, the green (A) is there. If I plug in a 3rd controller, it disappears.

If I go to the menu with 2 controllers, it works fine. If I connect the 3rd one, the menu stops responding.

Oh! That's very strange, I've definitely never seen that bug before. I'll look into that as soon as possible!

I cannot play on my computer with more than 2 controllers in. Tried with 4, and the game stop answering :-(

I tried out this game but "Versus" is grayed out? I completed both tutorial levels.  Now what?

Ah, versus is greyed out unless 2 or more controllers are detected. I'm hoping to add some more training levels down the road though to bulk out the single player content.

One suggestion, XBOX controller support would be so nice.

Actually, the current build of the game 'should' support XBox controllers (or pretty much any standard USB controller). If you try it and it doesn't work though, let me know and I'll get that fixed right away!

Whenever I try to use my Xbox One controller it comes up as a playstation one

Oh! Interesting... not sure why that would be. I'll have to get me an xbox1 controller and see what that's about. Thanks for bringing it to my attention!

Hey! Just uploaded a new build (v.0.4a) that fixes some of the issues with Xbox controllers. Hopefully should work for you now.

I just payed for this and my srceen glitchs!

Oh?! That's not good. Was it a Mac or PC version you were using? What did the glitching look like? I'll try to get that figured out right away!

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Does Xbox 360  controller work too?

Yep! Should work just fine with with that.

I have played this game only once back at TCAF a while back. Me and my friend really loved it. We took a card, bought pins of the goat-bot (cause that goat is so cool!) and altogther were just thrilled at the concept of this game! Its an interesting unique mechanic that keeps you on your feet. Really great to play with friends. So now I have this card in my house, this pin on my jacket, and whenever I see it I wanna play the game! But the only issue is, I can't play it on PC. I would love to play it on a console, but I can't use a PC to play it, especially not if I wanna play 4 players. So my question is: will this game ever be available on a console?


Hey! Glad to hear you really liked the game :D

At the moment, I'm still working towards an initial release on Steam (hopefully gonna start a greenlight campaign for that soon). Once that's done, I am absolutely going to approach the reps at Sony & Microsoft to see about getting a version on consoles. A game like SHNIPERS would be a perfect fit for consoles, so that's definitely my end goal.

Is there a trailer for this somewhere? I tried googling to no avail. Metals look super nice in screenshots, but would like to see it in motion.

Unfortunately, I've yet to put together a trailer for the game, a problem I am hoping to address shortly.

In the meantime though, here are a bunch of GIFs from throughout development showing things in motion:

Aiming & Shooting & Exploding


Respawners are dangerous!

Game Start

Early Gameplay

Is there a trailer for this game somewhere? I tried googling to no avail. Metals look super nice in screenshots, but would like to see it in motion.