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The Iron Council

The Iron Council is a single helicopter gunship vs. a heavily armed and armoured train. A bare bones version was submitted to the SHMUP-DEV Competition 2k7 Round 2.

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The Iron Council


  1. PaulCunningham said,

    November 28, 2007 at 12:25 pm

    Hardest game ever! 🙂

  2. the2bears said,

    November 28, 2007 at 12:32 pm

    I know, threw together the “level” to get something out the door on time. It’s hopeless hard, far too many bullets that do an initial target on your position 😛

    This will improve, once I stop being so busy with work (and Wii?) and find some time to code 🙂


  3. Thomas said,

    July 12, 2008 at 6:54 am

    Loving the game, I am currently working on a game in c++ and a game in flash.

  4. the2bears said,

    July 12, 2008 at 11:47 am

    @Thomas – thanks, glad you like it. Do you have a link to your games?


  5. » Rapid Prototype Sessions: Session 8 said,

    January 4, 2009 at 11:30 pm

    […] room for innovation. I’ll think on it a bit, though I feel I may revisit a helicopter as in The Iron Council. Demolition Gunner is an even better example… still an excellent […]

  6. » Heavy Iron said,

    January 19, 2009 at 8:57 pm

    […] Armor Attack feel, a favourite from my childhood. For the theme I brought back the helicopter from The Iron Council, without options, in vector […]

  7. Alin said,

    January 20, 2009 at 5:32 am

    extremely awesome and ridiculously hard:D Good job!

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