Factsheet

Developer:
ninjadodogames
Based in the Netherlands

Release date:
PC/Android: 25 Oct 2013, Linux: 18 Apr 2014, Mac: 15 Sep 2015, iOS: 6 Nov 2015

Platforms:
Itch.io (PC/Linux/Android)
Google Play
Mac App Store
iOS App Store

Website:
ninjadodo.net/guppy

Regular Price:

USD$1.99 on mobile
USD$2.00 on itch.io

Description

Guppy is a game about swimming. Hide in the shade of lilies and venture carefully into the open in search of food. Try not to get eaten.

History

Originally created as a simple movement prototype in May 2009, it was eventually expanded to a full game and released for PC and Android in 2013, ported to Linux shortly after and later released on Mac and iOS with some minor additions in 2015. The changes were also added to the Windows/Linux and Android version.

Features

  • swim like a fish!
  • procedural levels
  • watercolours

Videos

Trailer YouTube, .mov


Images

download all screenshots & photos as .zip (2MB)
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download logo files as .zip (80KB)
logo

Awards & Recognition

  • "Now Play This, festival selection" London, 1 April, 2016
  • "Awkward Arcade, festival selection" Manchester, 2 June, 2016


Selected Articles

  • "It can be tricky to get the hang of manoeuvring around the lily pads, but with a little practice it soon feels strangely satisfying."
    - Keith Stuart and Jordan Erica Webber, The Guardian
  • "Guppy is also a must-play. A very nice use of watercolour and a creative control scheme"
    - @arcadereview, Arcade Review
  • "a swell place to chill out and go for a virtual swim"
    - Chris Priestman, Pocket Gamer
  • "an adorable and weird little game (...) I really like this just for its control system."
    - Nerdcubed, YouTube
  • "This isn't a game, it's an interactive work of art! "
    - Joe Tavitas, user review, Google Play

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TIGSource devlog
Find out how the game was developed in this devlog: forums.tigsource.com.

Itch.io
Pay what you want on itch.io: ninjadodo.itch.io.

Indie DB
Guppy on Indie DB: indiedb.com.


About ninjadodogames

Boilerplate
Ninjadodogames is a one-man dev team making games and animation.

More information
More information on ninjadodogames, our logo & relevant media are available here.


Guppy Credits

Christiaan Moleman
Design, Art and Code

Jeroen "Kejero" Rogier
Music, Freelancer


presskit() by Rami Ismail (Vlambeer) - also thanks to these fine folks