Humble-bee - The Hero HoneyBlaster Small enemy

About game

It is classic action shoot'em up game, but player isn't any intergalactic ship or stealth helicopter... player is a dumb humble-bee :)

Main features :
  • pixeled graphics, in resolution : 320x100 !
  • Detailed parallax scrolled background!
  • Really fast action!
  • Up to 9 different levels
  • Few funny bonus levels
  • Lots and lots of enemies, and big bosses
  • 21 original tunes!
Authors :

Please support HoneyBlaster with a paypal donation if you liked it. We can publish your nick(if you want) at this official homepage and also you'll get small present via email (all cheats plus original artwork =)

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Improved screens at level end - More in screenshots section... DevDays photos - More in screenshots section... More in screenshots section... City level sshots from demo Screenshot Screenshot

Download Devblog / news
  • 30.11.08 - Total count of tunes is extended to 21! So, 5 new music tracks added.
  • 30.11.08 - Great code optimizations! Lot of new bugs! Lot of bugfixes! :)
  • 21.05.08 - Few logntime&hard bugs finally fixed!.
  • 15.05.08 - Lot of bugfixes. Basic gameplay nearly in all levels.
  • 23.04.08 - Resolution changed to 320x100 (wide screen) ! :) Lot of bugfixes, lot of graphics design improvements.
  • 23.01.08 - Added first bonus level.
  • 20.01.08 - Addons mechanism implemented (to make possible future addon packs)
  • 18.01.08 - Multilanguage support added. Gameplay improved. First stage of code optimalizations is finished.
  • 16.01.08 - Menu redesigned. Autofire implemeted. Joystick support improved. Improved visual effects in lightfx mode.
  • 22.08.07 - Joystick support added.
  • 19.08.07 - HoneyBlaster was officialy released in party/demo version at great demoparty Buenzli #16. And we win game competition there! :)
  • 12.08.07 - New screenshot with 2 bosses in action. Lots of improvements, and in next week we want to release a demo with full 3 levels!
  • 08.05.07 - Lots of improvements, new levels (mushrooms & secret level), cheat codes working, new enemies, own gameplay settings tool.
  • 03.05.07 - Changed local hiscore storing, added new effect : rain (see screenshot).
  • 01.05.07 - Particle explosions, and new better explosion gfx. New gun : flamethrower (you can see it in action, in screenshots). Better music synchronization and more music tracks... :)
  • 30.04.07 - Added simple player inventory, where can be two guns! :) Re-defined player ingame controls, and couple of new bonuses added.
  • 26.04.07 - Lots of small improvements (more polished level start-up, level ambient sounds, completly new HUD, ...)
  • 23.04.07 - Added own functions to loading music from .zip files.
  • 22.04.07 - Added simple intro. Added vertical parallax movement to background planes.
  • 22.04.07 - Big old problem, with blurry fullscreen solved! Blackplay.dll for .xm playing removed.
  • 21.04.07 - Online highscores system works great!
  • 19.04.07 - We are continue with developing! :)
  • 09.03.07 - Listen to short preview from soundtrack
  • 08.03.07 - Today we finished soundrack for game there will be 15 tracks
  • 24.02.07 - New website design
  • 11.02.07 - Testing of new audio library (for better .xm playing support)
  • 10.02.07 - Added enemy's firing, and homing enemy firing.
  • 10.02.07 - Added simple board on this webpage, so please post your opinions, comments, ... .
  • 10.02.07 - Check screenshots section, for new video from game!
  • 10.02.07 - Due to unclear set of compo deadline, we cannot finish game for compo :( So, we have time, to finish game in better quality :) Btw: new screenshots added.
  • 09.02.07 - Added white overlay to enemies when they are hit by bullet. Changeable volume settings. Added lots of new enemies. Added new soundeffects for guns.
  • 08.02.07 - Added two new guns. About menu improvements. Enemy creating system reworked.
  • 07.02.07 - Added Player Profile (to save settings, name, ...). Improved look of menu's. Two new guns added.
  • 06.02.07 - Added special "developer" option, to make level timeline designing really easy and more visual :)
  • 06.02.07 - First small article on famous indygamer.
  • 06.02.07 - Lots of gfx improvements (see new screenshots). Highscores loading & displaying.
  • 05.02.07 - New tiny enemies added. Controlling menu with keyboard added. Few unholy bugs fixed. Small tool to let designers create a paths for enemies created.
  • 05.02.07 - Hard mode for hardcore players implemented.
  • 04.02.07 - Added epileptic megabomb explosion effect :)
  • 03.02.07 - Few basic soundeffects added.
  • 03.02.07 - Added bonuses, energy and score counting. Most of menu buttons works. New music tracks added. Added special coloring mode - see screenshots.
  • 03.02.07 - First version which can be called game :) Lots of improvements (special music looping,...)
  • 02.02.07 - Added animated preview to screenshots.
  • 02.02.07 - Stupid lazy delay. So, let's go to work! Fixed few small bugs. Improved game/app logic.
  • 30.01.07 - New awesome graphician Fob joined to our honeyblaster dev team! :)
  • 26.01.07 - Detailed concepts of levels, guns & objects.
  • 25.01.07 - New splashscreen. Menu system improved.
  • 25.01.07 - Menu system implemented. Main menu created.
  • 25.01.07 - Sound of humble-bee is changing with player speed. Help documentation created : How to create own levels. Dusty made great chip music! New simple enemy 'Ladybug' added.
  • 24.01.07 - Loading levels timeline from external scripts. Bass.dll implemented. Updated game logic.
  • 23.01.07 - Setup & use of our Game TODO system.
  • 23.01.07 - New level background graphics - see screenshots.
  • 23.01.07 - Website started.
  • 22.01.07 - Game version, with player firing, with simple enemies. Detailed concept document was made.
  • 22.01.07 - First game version, with parallax scrolled background.
  • 22.01.07 - Finished GameMaker tests to handle 160x100 room & resolution. And first version with movable player object.
  • 22.01.07 - First concept pictures.
  • 22.01.07 14:30 - Idea

Board / Comments Add your comment

2016-03-9 11:03 - Powerack : Avast mi rika, ze je v souboru ke stazeni nejakej bordel...

2015-09-17 18:02 - siema : siena

2013-10-28 09:06 - filip : avast also doesn\'t like ezip, apparently infected by a trojan... could you please fix this lib, or use another zip dll, so that everyone can enjoy this game that looks really great :) ?

2013-09-12 08:55 - abmon : Good speed controls ...... any plan to migrate in android?

2013-05-28 12:06 - Mutinda boniface : Great game...am using it as a quide to my game project especially the speed control... Kudos!!!

2013-04-22 06:07 - moomoo : looks shit

2012-11-10 01:26 - 69458441141 : this is a fun website

2012-02-8 13:37 - cvcxv : vcxv

2011-12-27 17:10 - Chuj : Ależ chuj.

2011-12-9 20:16 - Powerack : Dobrá oldschool hra. I když to rozlišení mi moc nevoní XD

2011-09-21 05:24 - Kojote/Speckdrumm : Guys... where is the Update? :)

2011-07-31 09:58 - hompf : Avira 9.0 doesn\'t like ezip.dll

2011-06-28 00:12 - James Monkman (RGCD) : No news for years? Is the project dead? :(

2011-05-19 01:42 - Camasthecat : Awesome!! :)

2010-12-20 21:34 - xius : so... classic! :) there is no doubt: honey blaster is a project you have to be proud of

2010-11-22 08:55 - camrto : searching for gamequery based games, this bee looks very cool brothers.

2010-10-9 13:13 - Serpin : Please, release it already!

2010-08-8 01:11 - raist : Nice game: http://www.flickr.com/photos/11176587@N06/sets/72157623865550521/

2010-01-27 22:47 - Gerry : Hi, I really enjoyed the demo. What\'s the current status of the project? Keep up the good work and greetings from Germany.

2009-10-11 20:33 - raist : v nas stale zije. jen pres pracky plny prace se nam tezko provadi resuscitace :|

2009-10-6 18:57 - r13 : Is the project dead? :C

2009-02-23 14:28 - manTra : Any new demo coming our way soon?

2008-11-30 14:52 - raist & dusty : Right now, we are working on the game. We have made great code optimizations, but there is still lot of work on gameplay, gfx, snd, etc :) Maybe game will be released at same time as diablo III will be released ;) We hope, our game will be more famous ;)

2008-11-27 22:07 - James (RGCD) : Wow - no news on this game for a while :/ hope development is still ticking over... It would be sad if the final never came out after all this work! Keep on going guys!

2008-07-4 01:48 - justin : this game is officially my favorite game ever it just so well done its just friggin amazzing well done. hope you finish it soon!!

2008-05-22 13:09 - Nes^SPD : cool!

2008-05-21 22:34 - captainB : i want to play this game now! come on guys!

2008-04-30 11:15 - raist : Ah, really strange. that is type of error which i can\'t repair, because it is too low level for GameMaker :\\ Pls, write me your email address to raist@raist.cz, i try to send you new testing version. Btw: Other games made with GameMaker (from yoyogames.com) are working for you?

2008-04-26 13:41 - Anonymous : I donnu what miracle had happend but I tried it ones more today and game begun to work... :( The message before was standart application error pop-up about \"memory could not be read\". Logged event information looks like this: Event Type: Error Event Source: Application Error Event Category: (100) Event ID: 1000 Date: 29.03.2008 Time: 05:04:13 User: N/A Computer: MACHINENAME Description: Faulting application lf-hb.exe, version 1.0.0.0, faulting module kernel32.dll, version 5.2.3790.1433, fault address 0x00012db4.

2008-04-25 20:11 - raist : hmhm, thats bad :( i want to help you, so can you send me exact message which game show on your Ath.3K+

2008-04-24 08:06 - Anonymous : >and have you a admin account on this computer? Yes of course. And I\'m runnig the game under biult-in adminstartor\'s account. May be Athlon 3K+ is the cause. Don\'t know. Today tried to run HB at the office CoreDuo 6600 with XP SP1 and no luck agian. Game doesn\'t work without sound hardware wich is disabled on purpose there.

2008-04-23 00:44 - raist : development still continues! :)

2008-04-23 00:38 - raist : aah :( and have you a admin account on this computer?

2008-03-28 19:09 - Anonymous : Doesn\'t work on my W2K3. Application then window appears telling that loading of resource file is failed.

2008-02-28 13:28 - raist : thanks :) in full version it will be possible, to add your own language.

2008-02-22 07:34 - Credo / Resource : Great Apidya/Agony clone and nice web design. How can I switch (and add) languages? Source (for ports) would be useful too.

2008-01-28 21:17 - JohnDoe : Whoohoo! We want a new B3TA! :P More levels, more music, mooooooaarrr!! love this stuff, donation coming when the next beta arrives :)

2008-01-16 22:57 - raist : Autofire finally added! And lots of new improvements :)

2008-01-16 01:25 - raist : we are back in work!! :)

2007-12-14 10:38 - dusty : yes only beta version avaible now... full version will be later time was our enemy last months :(

2007-12-8 19:47 - Socks : So the game is only in beta right now? :(

2007-12-1 19:51 - raist : no, we can\'t compile it for MacOS X :( no time to finish, no time to die, ... :(

2007-11-25 22:10 - hazynka : miau!

2007-10-19 20:18 - eobet : Any chance for OS X support?

2007-10-11 15:56 - JohnDoe : Yes, we noticed :) sure is a great game though, can\'t wait for the final to be released!

2007-10-2 10:52 - raist : delays, delays, delays... :(

2007-09-11 01:19 - Peni : Nigga please..... Gonna send da pipe-hittin niggas fo j00 if pad support doesnt come soon.

2007-09-11 01:19 - Peni : Nigga please..... Gonna send da pipe-hittin niggas fo j00 if pad support doesnt come soon.

2007-09-6 23:27 - Peni : Nigga?!?! Pad support???!!

2007-09-1 17:05 - Peni : Get off da couch, drop da crack pipe, lay off the malt liquour and finish da pad support nigga. Pissin me off. I dont wanna have to aks j00 again.

2007-08-24 22:05 - Ahab : Hey folks, this game looks nice and it plays fantastic.... i love it, also i wood love a version for my favorite handheld the gp2x ;)

2007-08-24 20:27 - goblin : ehhhhh.....hummmm.......lol?

2007-08-22 23:09 - AC : Peni, shut the f*ck up already, fool.

2007-08-22 14:09 - jc-denton : nice idea, cool gfx and lol the music!

2007-08-22 01:42 - Peni : Thats right beotch...it better be supported.

2007-08-21 23:09 - raist : joystick/gamepad will be supported in final version. but im not sure about autofire.

2007-08-21 14:21 - monoRAIL : Pretty good demo. Add analog gamepad support and autofire please!

2007-08-20 23:20 - cosmic / nuance : VEEEEERRRRY !!! cool guys. i love it ! super cool soundtrack too. hope to see you soon maybe on tum ? have a nice day. cu ollie

2007-08-20 22:00 - raist : widdy: yeah, your game was really nice too!

2007-08-20 16:18 - pikzel/TiTAN : Love it. Simply love it. Music is really ace.

2007-08-20 11:48 - WiDDY : Excellent release, it deserved to win the compo (I did the game that placed 2nd, btw).

2007-08-20 10:41 - J : Apidya clone ftw! srsly this is good though.

2007-08-20 04:06 - Peni : XBOX 360 gamepad support nigga or else.

2007-08-20 03:16 - Bojan : Great game, even for a demo, pretty hard like it\'s meant to be :) Could we expect some gamepad support in the final? Cheers

2007-08-19 18:24 - nemesis : one of the best releases at buenzli! great job guys!

2007-08-19 11:09 - raist : yeeah, thnx :) Demo will be available for download in the evening!!!!

2007-08-18 20:05 - dead-eye : saw the demo played @ buenz.li and it looked great!

2007-08-16 13:32 - nooly : uh yeah maaaaaaaaan, playable demo version rules! and your bros in ghetto may enjoy it too :D

2007-08-15 23:41 - dusty : yeaaah :)

2007-08-15 19:59 - raist : yeeah, bro, demo will come in few days!! :)

2007-08-14 02:50 - Peni : J00 betterz release da demo in a few days nigga or else im gonna have to call some pipe hittin niggaz over there to get medievel on yo ass. bitches!

2007-08-10 08:51 - raist : We will release a demo, in 10 days :)

2007-06-22 13:53 - TehaWEsome : you all are lazy!

2007-06-13 17:41 - ell : I really like the style of this game! Keep up the good work!

2007-05-16 16:38 - elan : 2phob: 4 colors are enought for retro shot-em all !!!

2007-05-16 16:37 - elan : : ) Nice page...

2007-05-16 10:47 - phob : na mobil by to nikdo neuznal, ze to je jen ve 4 barvach... :)

2007-04-30 19:19 - bedikk : Tak to by mohlo byt na mobil :-D Ale pekné ;)

2007-04-30 16:57 - raist : fuckoff my english ;) what\'s important, is - developing is close to finish :)

2007-04-18 13:22 - raist : right now, we are working on unique online highscore system. which we want to use in our future projects :)

2007-04-17 14:33 - raist : and we are lazy tv stars! :)

2007-03-30 14:43 - raist : we are just lazy internet users :(

2007-03-26 00:45 - Peni : THATS IT. Im comin over there.....

2007-03-24 00:12 - Peni : Dudes. Are you still alive? Still waiting here....dont make me come over there.

2007-03-14 02:02 - Peni : (_)_)IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIID Hurry up beeatches!

2007-03-9 08:21 - dusty : yes and lot of a beer vine and ice cream :)

2007-03-9 02:12 - raist : we make our living. we just need some new joysticks, and lots of cocacola & mentos!

2007-03-7 23:50 - Peni : Sheeeeeiiiitt negro. wtf are you doing over there. since its delayed, add a chaigun and flamethrower.

2007-03-6 13:35 - raist : deadline will be changed :|

2007-03-3 19:50 - Peni : Release da game niggaz!

2007-03-2 02:46 - dee : wow, looks like the best 4-color game, lowfuel rulez!

2007-03-1 14:40 - karramarro : I\'m waiting forward to see the game. I just discovered it on independent gaming and it looks great!

2007-03-1 12:34 - dusty : today i fixed some design bugs in IE7 i hope that now is it ok in most of browsers

2007-03-1 12:33 - dusty : deerplayer: thanks :) it makes me happy that you like it :) download isnt avaible because it is in developing process you can see news about game in Devblog on this page

2007-02-28 15:32 - deerplayer : good work dusty!

2007-02-28 15:31 - deerplayer : why isn\'t download available? game looks great!

2007-02-27 20:08 - hibiscusroto : nice website! cant wait to check out the game

2007-02-27 05:35 - Peni : Dis gamez gonna be da shniznit beeatches! ANy chance of adding a flamethrower or chaingun to the arsenal?

2007-02-24 17:31 - dusty : new website launched! some of future functions are not avaible yet

2007-02-14 12:42 - raist : Internal development deadline is at end of February, so after some testing, i think, 11.3.2007 will be nice date to release it :) Right now, we are working on \"addons mechanism\" - so, there will be downloadable levels (with new graphics, enemies, bosses,...) in future :)

2007-02-14 00:24 - Kegel : When do you expect to release this?

2007-02-11 12:00 - dusty : i promise... ill never want to do some others chiptunes after we\'ll do sountrack for honeyblaster :))

2007-02-10 19:25 - raist : feel free to add your comments :)


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