A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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In 199X the world was at peace... until it all hit the fan!

When It Hits the Fan is an action arcade twin-stick shooter for PC and arcade that you can play with a friend that was inspired by many classic arcade and SNES/Sega Genesis era games.

It features four apocalypse scenarios happening all at once:
Zombies spilled out into the city streets...
AI in military grade robots went haywire...
Demons started pouring out of hell...
And finally, aliens started invading the planet!
--When It Hits the Fan Intro

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  • 2 Player local co-op
  • 4 Zones (City, Laboratory, Underground/Hell, and Alien Spaceship)
  • 9 Weapons: Handgun, Double Handgun, Shotgun, Machine gun, Grenade Launcher, Flamethrower, Laser pistol, Laser Cannon, and Chainsaw!
  • Various power-ups (Invincibility cloak, Force shield, protective cross…)
  • Many enemies from all four apocalypses (zombies, irradiated cockroaches, out of control robots, demon imps and devils, alien brutes, and more!)

Free Bonus Content:

  • Unlock Hard Mode and Cheat Mode for maximum re-playability
  • Cheat Mode includes pick your weapon to play the full game with the most powerful weapons of your choice

Three difficulty settings to allow for your style of play:

  • Easy - less enemies and slower bullets
  • Normal - the way it was meant to be played
  • Hard (Unlockable) - more enemies, more difficult enemy patterns

If you wish to follow development here are the current available social media sites currently used:

Website: http://www.heartfeltgames.org
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/trueyomic
Tumblr: http://trueyomic.tumblr.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/heartfeltgames
IndieDB: http://www.indiedb.com/games/when-it-hits-the-fan

* Available levels in the demo:

City: Stage 1, Bonus 1
Laboratory: Stage 1, Bonus 1

--if you find any crashes or bugs while playing, please e-mail the error.log contents to support@heartfeltgames.org and describe the bug including stage with as much detail as possible.  Thanks!

PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Release date Sep 19, 2017
Rated 4.2 out of 5 stars
(5 total ratings)
Made withlibGDX
Tags2D, Arcade, Co-op, gamepad, Local Co-Op, Multiplayer, Top-Down, Top down shooter, Twin Stick Shooter, Zombies
Average sessionA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, Mouse, Xbox controller
MultiplayerLocal multiplayer
Player count1 - 2
LinksHomepage, Twitter, Twitter


Buy Now$10.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $10 USD. Your purchase comes with a Steam key. You will get access to the following files:

When It Hits the Fan - Full (Windows) 121 MB
Version 10
When It Hits the Fan - Full (Mac / Linux / Windows) 70 MB
Version 9

Download demo

When It Hits the Fan Demo (Windows) 121 MB
Version 15
When It Hits the Fan Demo (Mac / Linux / Windows) 70 MB
Version 14


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Without spoiling anything for myself, I only played the first half minute of the game. Mighty impressed.


I'll have to play this at some point ;)