Imagine Pong on steroids!!! Instead of one ball, there are 500! You can rotate your bat giving you fine control over which way every ball bounces. There are different power-ups to collect including: Invisiball, Inversion and of course IMPOSSIBALL. You can play against the AI or against a friend.
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Release Date: Sep 28, 2016

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“This is our first game release on Steam and, although not quite finished yet, we are looking for feedback from the community to help us develop it further.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We expect the Early Access period to be between 3 to 6 months.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“We have many modes, additions and features we would like to include in the full version.

Our current wish-list includes:

  • Single player knockout tournament mode
  • Single player league campaign mode
  • Different modes of game-play (such as 'Avoid the balls')
  • Mini games / Skill challenges
  • Steam Integration (including Achievements and Leaderboards)

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The 'Versus' mode is fully playable and can be played in single player (against the AI) or by two players. The core game-play is complete with different types of serve, camera views, power-ups, sounds and music already present.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The price will be lower during the Early Access period, and will increase once the game is fully released. This is to encourage (and reward) those who support us while we work towards the 'full version'. As well as a lower price during Early Access, we will listen to your feedback and suggestions and you will shape the final game.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We want your feedback and suggestions to make this game the best it can be. We will consider any and all suggestions and openly discuss ideas in the forums. Also, if you make suggestions that make it into the game then we will acknowledge you in the credits (which we will need to add at some point! ;) ). A specific example of how we would like the community to help would be: to discover what a sensible "Minimum Spec" for the game is.”
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March 15

Version 0.3 - Anyone for DOUBLES?

We have just released a new version which adds DOUBLES to all game modes. Up to 4 players can now play locally or one person can play against the AI with an AI team-mate.

The game supports 4 controllers and has been tested with XBox 360 controllers on PC. If you experience any problems with controllers then please let us know!

As always - any and all feedback welcome!

Happy Gaming.

Dark Duo Games

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March 7

New trailer and update coming soon

It has been a little while since the last update. However, we hope to release a new version this week with DOUBLES mode added. Up to 4 players will be able to play locally or you can play single-player with an AI team mate.

We will also release a new trailer for the game and you can see a screenshot from the trailer above.

As always, if you have any questions, comments or feedback then please don't hesitate to contact us.

Happy Gaming!

Dark Duo Games

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About This Game

The 1970's and 80's were a golden time for video games. Impossiball pays homage to one of the original greats of that era, but with a 21st century update.

The aim is to score as many points as you can by getting balls past your opponent, whilst stopping as many as possible from getting past you. By rotating your ship you have fine control over the direction balls will bounce. The first player to reach the score limit wins. There is a variety of Power-Ups and 'game changers' like Magnet, Invisiball, Inversion, Shield and Impossiball to make your game easier, or your opponent's game harder.

Time-tested, classic game-play upgraded with 500 balls on screen and 3D graphics. You can try to beat the AI (with three difficulty levels) or challenge a friend.

We have drawn inspiration from Pong (of course) as well as Geometry Wars, Speedball, Break Out and Arkanoid among others.

As of version 0.1 (released on 22 November 2016), there are now two different game-modes to choose from: the classic IMPOSSIBALL as described above and the new DODGEBALL which, as its name suggests, requires you to avoid the balls as they get faster and bigger!

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows XP SP2
    • Processor: Dual Core+
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 MB+
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 128 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Optional
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.8
    • Processor: Dual Core+
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 MB+
    • Storage: 128 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Optional
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04+ / SteamOS+
    • Processor: Dual Core+
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 MB+
    • Storage: 128 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Optional
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