A downloadable resource

THIS IS CURRENTLY IN A VERY EARLY STAGE. THIS PROJECT WILL GROW OVER TIME, BUT ONLY WITH YOUR HELP.

The Game Developers Guide to Shoot 'em ups is a community-driven resource for game developers making Shoot 'em ups. The goal is to provide a resource that is created and curated by the community, for the community, that can help both new and veteran developers in making SHMUPS. 

Part of being community driven means YOU can make a contribution! If you have anything you would like to contribute, click the link below and follow the instructions!

Game Developers Guide to Shoot 'em ups: The Submission form!

This resource will include a lot of different things, like:

  • Guide Sheets
  • Do's and Dont's of Shmup Game Design
  • Advice from other Developers
  • Developer work flow
  • Code Snippets
  • Game Art
  • Various Reference Material
  • And MORE!!!


You can contact us by:

Leaving a comment below, or emailing us at Retrocademedia@gmail.com

Please remember that the views expressed in this resource are those of the contributor and the contributor alone. You should feel free to have fun with making SHMUPS, and remember there is no ultimate way to designing one.

Game Developers Guide to SHMUPS: Purely Text

Updated 19 days ago
Published 23 days ago
StatusIn development
CategoryOther
AuthorRetrocade Media
TagsArcade, Bullet Hell, Shoot 'Em Up

Install instructions

The file "Game Developers Guide to Shmups.zip" contains all resources.

The other downloads are purely the contents of the Zip.

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SOMEGUYS GUIDE TO MAKING A SHOOT EM UP.pdf 338 kB
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Tankmania assets by Shinu Real Arts.rar 14 MB
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Instruction Cards.zip 11 MB
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Controls (Physical).zip 723 kB
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Game Developers Guide to SHMUPS.zip 27 MB

Development log

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Cool stuff! looking forward to see this completed.