Death Rings of Jupiter is a 2d retro bullet hell shooter, set in the dense asteroid fields that make up the rings of Jupiter. It features original gameplay that mixes classic gravity games and platformers. Hidden somewhere in the rings of Jupiter, there is treasure, and it's guarded by an infestation of alien monsters.
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January 20

Patch v1.03

Update v1.03
-added gameplay turorials to loading screen
-fixed coin achievement not triggering by selling items
-fixed tab key crashing main menu

Albatross Wirehead
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December 21, 2017

Patch V1.02

Update v1.02
-Added simple explanation texts for character upgrade mechanics
-Higher level starting weapons for a more sensible arc in the early game
-Stars more gatherable
-Minor balance tweaks

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About This Game

Death Rings of Jupiter is a 2d retro bullet hell shooter, set in the dense asteroid fields that make up the rings of Jupiter.
It features original gameplay that mixes classic gravity games and platformers.

Hidden somewhere in the rings of Jupiter, there is treasure, and it's guarded by an infestation of alien monsters.
You steal a ship, fire up your percolator and set the controls for the epic gas giant.
While you dust off your trusty lasers, fear creeps into the back of your mind.
No one that has gone into the rings of Jupiter has ever returned.

Game Features

  • A Space survival bullet hell shooter. Mixing slow paced asteroid hopping with fast paced battles that can have hundreds of bullets and enemies on screen.

  • Freeform gameplay where you choose your own path and discover strategic approaches to defeating the three bosses. Upgrade your character, visit shops, find chests and items.

  • Retro pixel art graphics including 200 bizarre and colourful pixel art aliens that burst into pixels when they die. The feel of classic games but with smooth controls and a 60fps framerate.

  • Be at home in empty space with a big sci-fi synth and drum soundtrack, by VI-RES. And wicked title and win screens by Illustrator Joyous Colley.

  • Procedurally generated guns, enemies and levels in each run. Find weapons like double shot exploding sniper, rapid fire flaming quadshot and poisonous homing lasers!

  • Inspired by classic games like Gravity Force, Exile, Soldat, and Abuse.

  • This game is challenging, and like classic games, it doesn't hold your hand. Beginners and casual players can relax in EASY mode.

  • Built in auto-fire, no memory hacks required!

Find more music by Vi-Res at discocinematic.bandcamp.com

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 or higher
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.8GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any Windows Compatible Soundcard
    • Additional Notes: 30fps mode available for low end pc's
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 or higher
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD or any modern hardware accelerated video card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any Windows Compatible Soundcard
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