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Galcon Labs super awesome Galcon sequel on App Store!!

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Finally it’s here!  Buy it now!

Really, with 4 totally new single and multi-player missions, it’s a pretty kickin’ time :)  I’ll be playing a good deal the next few days, so I hope to see you on the games!

For more screenshots and other goodies, go here.


Galcon Flash is here

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

There’s not a whole lot to say, since all you have to do is click on it to play it NOW!  Really, Galcon is an amazing Realtime multi-player game .. IN FLASH!  With 100’s of servers, we’re ready to expand to 1000’s of simultaneous users playing the game!  The game allows for anonymous non-paying users to play the game, so it should be great for n00b stomping.  (All n00bs get the name “n00b-23432″ or something like that.)

Anyway, have a blast playing it!  Also, buying Galcon and Flash Galcon is the same thing .. I dropped the price to 7.95 for the launch of this, since Galcon has been out for almost 3 years now.  Hopefully this will also kick some more life into the Classic Galcon community again!


Cosmic Nitro

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009



So I finally got a new game out!  Yay!  And here it is:


“The end of the world is nigh!  Defend the world from the onslaught of an unfeeling universe!

“In Cosmic Nitro you must blast through nine different invasions.  To play merely touch the invaders to blast them, but when things get too tough you can swipe the screen to launch a shield.

“Designed by award winning game designer Phil Hassey winner of the IGFM Innovation in Game Design award.”

So check it out, the game is only 0.99 and totally worth every penny!  Be sure to tell your friends about it!


P.S. I just submitted an update to Galcon to the App Store .. so keep an eye out for that in the next week or so!  :)

Beast for iPhone / iPod Touch

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

Hey!  We got a new game for you to check out!  It’s called Beast!  Beast is a really cool re-make of an old MS-DOS text-mode game that I used to really like.  (It’s similar to Galcon in that sense.)  It also has a slick retro-graphics feel to it that I’m pretty happy with.

Buy it now – Only $0.99!!

One of the most fun things I added into the game was the beast images.  They are based on creations by the Bungled Jungle which is located in Salida, CO.  This store sells amazing monsters that they create in their studio.  If you haven’t seen their stuff before, be sure to check it out.  Tell ’em “Phil Hassey” sent ya :)

P.S. If you are a software developer, or are interested in knowing more about the design decisions that went into this game, check out my dev blog.

Galcon on twitter ..

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

I’ve just created a couple twitter accounts for myself!

philhassey is going to be my dev twitter account, where I might be posting real-time stuff about game-dev, python, and whatever else comes up.  Should be interesting if I get into it :)

galcon is my twitter account for news about Galcon, galcon.com, new games, and other swell goodies!

P.S. Galcon for the iphone is an IGF Mobile finalist!  Check it out!

Newsletter Update, Maze of MADNESS 2.0, and more!

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Hey folks!  There’s an exciting update to the web-game I put together a couple weeks ago. “The Maze of MADNESS” is a “point-and-click text adventure game” .. Where you get to create the game! It must be seen to be believed.  You can even create your own new adventures! So far people have created over 400 rooms!  A few days ago I upgraded it to v2.0, meaning now you can start your OWN mazes!  There are already several new cool mazes being built.

While I’m at it, the holiday season is upon us!  So for the end of this week, I’m going to put Classic Desktop Galcon on Sale for 50% off regular price!  You can buy it at that price by using the promo code “TURKEY” when you checkout. (And remember — you save even more if you buy in BULK!)

Also, just to give you the heads up I’ve finally gotten myself onto a real mailing list service :) (The thing I was using before just wasn’t cutting it!) This is much more convenient, and I don’t have to sit around sweating hoping that all the e-mails are being sent properly anymore.  If you aren’t on the mailing list, now would be a prime time to join.  Just create a user account, select “Yes, send me e-mail updates” and confirm your account.  Or if you already have an account just click Edit Profile on the top right corner and then Newsletter Preferences.

Have fun!

The Maze of MADNESS!!

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Hey, I’ve just put up “The Maze of MADNESS” which is a free web-based create-your-own adventure game.  Check it out!  You get to create your own rooms and items and add all sorts of things to the game :)

Have fun!


Watermelons for the iPhone / iPod Touch

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Watermelons is the ultimate fruit rescue mission game! The local watermelon tree has gone berserk and is producing fresh watermelons at an amazing rate.

You must move your trampoline at high speed in order to save the melons from splattering horribly on the ground. You get ten slip-ups before you lose your job as the Melon Master.

Includes high scores, realistic watermelon sound effects and authentic watermelon bouncing soundtrack.

Buy it NOW!!

Buy it NOW!!

New Forum and Newsletter!

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

Hey, I’ve got some new Forums set up for discussion of “all things Galcon”!  I’ve also got a link to my newsletter sign up so you can get exciting news about Galcon (and other swell upcoming games) sent right to your e-mail-box!


Coming very soon …

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

There’s nothing here yet!  But soon there will be!  Simple sentences are fun!  Look for some pretty exciting Galcon news over the next few weeks :)