Super Smash Flash 2 Studio Announces New Smash-Inspired Crossover Fraymakers
McleodGaming, the studio behind Super Smash Flash 2, has just announced Fraymakers; a platform fighter featuring icons from across indie gaming.
Following the recent trend of Smash fan developers and modders making their own takes on the increasingly popular 2D platform fighter formula, McLeodGaming, the developer behind Super Smash Flash 2, one of the most popular and iconic flash games in recent memory (and yes, the game that put Goku and Sora in Smash) just announced their next project; Fraymakers. And in true Smash spirit, it’s even a crossover.
Earlier today, McLeodGaming took to Twitter to announce the project alongside a Kickstarter page for the game, which offers backer bonuses like cameos in the credits, access to a developer discord and other perks both in and out of the game. Set to feature six playable characters from different popular indie games and even more assist characters from other popular indie franchises, Fraymakers has already hit their funding goal and is well on their way to hitting their stretch goals.
Starting with an initial goal of $46,000, the project’s already reached a whopping $56,000 in the few hours since launching their campaign. While their stretch goal, which promises a seventh playable character, is less than $4,000 away, at this point, the announced playable characters include Ultra Fishbujin from Slap City, Welltaro from Downwell, Orcane from Rivals of Aether, Commander Video from the BIT.TRIP series, Octodad from Octodad and The Watcher from Slay the Spire. Some other franchises and games represented in the game include VVVVVV, FTL: Faster Than Light, and Ape Out.
Fraymakers’ stretch goal also promises new, remixed versions of the soundtrack by jazz group, Super Soul Bros. from OverClocked ReMix and FamilyJules as well as five new stages. As things stand right now, McLeodGaming plans to release the game at some point in early 2022, but, according to the page, because “game development is, to some degree, inherently unpredictable,” early 2022 is more of a hope than a promise.