A downloadable demo for Windows, macOS, and Linux

Goodbye Earthlings! is a SHMUP prototype.

I wanted to make a game like Dodonpachi or Touhou. So I made this :)

I'm putting this out there to show people what I've been working on in my spare time.


  • One awesome level
  • Innovative 'Capture' mechanic where you use your tractor beam to ensare enemies onto your side!
  • Xinput Controller support
  • Aspect Ratio Scaling for alternate monitor orientation support

Music in the main level is by Drop Cartel (Abduction), and all the rest of the art / music in the game is public domain sprites and backgrounds, sounds, music from the lovely OpenGameArt community.

Programming, Level Design, and general cobbling together of disparate ideas - Christian Murphy

I hope you enjoy the prototype, and perhaps this is an idea that can be revisited in larger scope.

Install instructions

Extract the archive and run the exe appropriate for your architecture.

Windows build is a universal arch build.

Default Controls:

  • Z - Shoot
  • X - Focus (Slow movement)
  • C - Capture (when tractor beam primed)
  • Esc - Pause


Goodbye Earthlings! (Windows) 18 MB
Goodbye Earthlings! (Linux) 76 MB
Goodbye Earthlings! (Mac) 29 MB

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