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GenresScrolling shooter
Latest release1.5.1  (Announcement)
Release dateNovember 1, 2023
DevelopersPiga Software
Code licenseGPLv3
Media licenseGPLv3
EngineGambas Arcade Engine 2.0
P. languageGambas 3.x
LibrariesQt, SDL, and the Gambas Runtime Environment.
Nightfall is a free game. This means that the source code is available to be studied, modified, and distributed. Most projects look for help with testing, documentation, graphics, etc., as well.

Nightfall is a game made by Piga Software for Halloween 2022 and updated for Halloween 2023. It is a scrolling shooter where the player armed with a shotgun faces attacks from various monsters and has to dodge or shoot them, before facing a final battle with a vampire at the five minute mark. It was written in Gambas 3.17.3 and uses Qt 5 for windowing and SDL 2 for audio. Graphics are sourced from the CC0 library from Openclipart with sounds from the public domain portion of Freesound with music from Development tools used include the Gambas IDE, Inkscape, Audacity, KolourPaint on top of Fedora GNU/Linux. The 1.5.0 update added a splash screen, main menu, help screen, various options, multiple new enemies and a beast mode that activates if the player gets a kill streak.

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