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Quarantine Arena Stream Contest

Are you ready to stream? We would love to see it. Start streaming on twitch under the “Quarantine Arena” category, post about it in our discord, and when we join you will have a chance to win an exclusive t-shirt! This tainted Covid-demon is ready to make it’s way to your wardrobe, all you have to do is have a little luck on your side and some arena skills to show off on stream. Contest starts on August 24th and will run through September 7th, or until we run out of t-shirts to give away. Don’t delay we only have 5 shirts available!

Quarantine Arena Release Contest

We are excited to announce our Quarantine Arena release contest, now sponsored by BAWLS Guarana!

To enter you must screenshot your “Home Sweet Home” ending screen after completing all 10 waves of Ultra Violence or Nightmare difficulty levels. Post your screenshot into our discord channel #contest-submisions. Streaming of attempts is highly encouraged! Please let us know in our discord server and we will gladly tune in to watch.

There will be 4 winners in the Ultra Violence category whom will receive 1 exclusive t-shirt with the green Covid-demon.

One winner in the Nightmare category will receive a one of a kind red Infernal Covid-demon t-shirt, a case of BAWLS in their preferred flavor, and some BAWLS swag.

Contest entries will be accepted through September 24th, 2020. Good luck and see you in the fray.

Quarantine Arena: The Second Wave

This top down shooter was made as part of a QuakeCon 2020 QuakeCon at Home event Version Alpha: Homebrew Game Jam, hosted by Asterisk. Quarantine Arena took first place in the competition. The event release was made in 20 hours. We decided that we could add a bit more to the game and spent one additional week making the game even more difficult and fun.

More enemies, more waves, a boss battle, and new items; If you played the game before you will want to try it again.

Download the game over at the itch.io site.

Do you have the best quarantine skills? Join our contest!

Changelog:

Items

  • Shotgun reload time changed from 1 second to 3/4ths of a second.
  • Decreased cost of shotgun shells from 3 for 4 shells to 2 for 4 shells.
  • Replaced Invulnerability Star with Pentagram of Protection.
  • Replaced Boots of Speed with Nuka Cola.
  • Added the Double Damage item.
  • Added the Gas Mask item.
  • Added the HE Rounds item.
  • Added the Chainsaw item.
  • Added the BAWLS Helmet item.
  • Improved Biosuit health regeneration.
  • Increased Pentagram of Protection’s cost from 30 to 60 caps.

Monsters

  • Added the Covidemon Conglomerate enemy.
  • Added the Scrag enemy.
  • Added the Shambler enemy.
  • Added the Ogre enemy.
  • Added the Cyberdemon enemy.
  • Added the Tainted Covidemon enemy.
  • Added the Tainted Covidemon Conglomerate enemy.
  • Added the Tainted Scrag enemy.
  • Added the Infernal Covidemon enemy.
  • Added the Infernal Covidemon Conglomerate enemy.
  • Added the Infernal Scrag enemy.

Gameplay

  • Added 5 more waves, increasing the total wave count to 10.
  • Increased covidemons damage to 25 damage instead of 20 on Hurt Me Plenty difficulty.
  • Unique Tim Willits VO added when beating the game on Ultra Violence difficulty.
  • Added Nightmare difficulty.
  • Added Endless mode.
  • After wave 4, BAWLS will grant shotgun shells, and rockets depending on the difficulty.
  • Slightly increased ammo gained on BAWLS pickups.
  • Added a speed boost at the end of the wave for quick item cleanup.
  • Dashing now provides invulnerability frames.
  • Enemies that just spawned will no longer be able to attack the player for half a second.

Sound

  • Added sound effect for the dash ability.
  • Added sound effect for dash recharge.
  • Added ability to toggle game music.
  • Added sound effect when wave ends.

Visuals

  • Replaced the old player sprite.
  • Updated the Armor sprite.
  • Updated the Biosuit sprite.
  • Added an effect to show the Covidemon’s attack range.
  • Improved rabbit sign visibility.
  • Added a wave counter.
  • Added a stopwatch.
  • Increased screen shake with gun kickback.
  • Added ability to swap between fullscreen and windowed mode.
  • Sped up the credits.
  • Added simple statistics board viewable with TAB.
  • Added unique endscreens for each difficulty.
  • Added Daisy.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed firing weapon upon selecting UI elements.
  • Fixed camera issues during player death.
  • Fixed impact sprites lingering.
  • Fixed Ammo Bag item not increasing ammo capacity.
  • Fixed inconsistencies with entering the house.
  • Fixed various collision issues.
  • Fixed being able to purchase ammo when you have already reached your maximum.
  • Fixed issue where bullets would collide with dying monsters.
  • Improved hit registration.

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