Hand-drawn shoot-em-up adventure


College-Ruled Universe is a side-scrolling shoot-em-up adventure being developed for PC/mac and iOS.  The game uses cut-out notebook paper sketches to bring a unique art style to life.  Players will be able to explore imaginative levels and customize their ship in Campaign mode, or jump right into the action with Arcade mode!   The game was a success on Kickstarter and we're now competing in Steam Greenlight.


The game features two main gameplay segments:  Exploration and Flight.   In exploration, control Doodle, a clumsy sketch trying to find a place in the world.  Find new missions, collect parts, and learn about the world.  There will be a number of hand-animated characters to interact with!  Get missions, new parts, or tips for how to beat a tough part.

Get a mission and blast into space for flight!  Choose your wings, nose and weapons from a vast selection!  Customize your ship to fit the mission.  Shoot, slash and dash your way through the waves of enemies!  Finish the mission, and collect your reward.  The more lives you save during the mission, the more trophies you can acquire at the end!  


Due to popular demand, we are now on steam Greenlight!  Check out our greenlight page for the trailer

CRU on greenlight

direct link to trailer

Arachnid Games

Kickstarter  - Successful!

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Arachnid Games is a three man army.  Nicholas Minniti, musician and sound designer; Leo Dasso, art director, aniimator, and game designer; and Jacob Lorentzen, C# wizard and technical lead.  


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