What the hell is a Shmup?
Shmup is short for Shoot Em Up, it’s mostly meant to describe games where you’re just one ship versus a whole armada, it can be in 2D or 3D, can be Vertical Scrolling or Side Scrolling, ever played R-Type? That’s a Shmup.
Personally the kind of Shmup i’m into is Bullet Hell, that’s where you have to dodge against a seemingly impossible barrage of bullets and boss battles. I just wish I was any good at them but hey, practice makes perfect.
Anyways long story short, this thread is dedicated to Shmups, if you want to know about them, want to ask for recommendations or even want to post your own Shmup experiences, share it here!
Here’s a few examples if you still have no idea what i’m talking about.
Also here’s something I recorded recently on Danmaku Unlimited 2…