You made the first step, and that matters a lot. One change that would make a world of difference would be to make the long range pickaxe auto fire by default. You basically need to use it constantly, and clicking that much gets old really quickly. That could then be balanced by having a temperature mechanic, with upgrades in the store that allow you to fire it for longer periods without overheating, or that make it cooldown faster after firing. I get the feeling you're headed in that direction anyways, based on your planned improvements.
Extreme Mining [beta]
A downloadable game for Windows
Become rich by collecting valuable ores and gemstones through mining! Take up your gun and long range pickaxe to break rocks to gather wealth. Spend money at the shop to upgrade your abilities and extend the game's timer.
Defeat enemies to fill up the boss bar. Spawning bosses increases the game's difficulty and rewards for more advanced store options.
WASD to move, Left click to shoot, Right click to throw a powerful pickaxe.
CONTROLLER SUPPORTED! Left stick to move, right stick to aim/fire. Right bumper to throw pickaxe.
Green circles are safe zones for enemy spawns and also temporarily boost your damage.
WARNING: This is early access. Nothing is finalized, art and sound is temporary, and balance is something that will happen in the future :)
Click download now to get access to the following files:
- Extreme Mining b0.6 Update11 days ago
- Extreme Mining a0.5 Update76 days ago
- Extreme Mining b0.4 Update!84 days ago
- Extreme Mining b0.3 Update!Jul 07, 2019
- Extreme Mining b.02 Update!Jul 02, 2019
- Extreme Mining Public b.01 Release!Jun 09, 2019
- Extreme Mining a0.6 UpdateMay 24, 2019
- Extreme Mining a0.5 UpdateMay 20, 2019
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