The Alpha contains 98 levels in Smoothcade and 2 unlockable characters.

* art assets no yet finalized *

Controllers:

 - Keyboard and Controllers are supported.

Keyboard:

- Enter key to select 

- Backspace key to go back

- Arrow keys to move

- Z key to attack

UPDATES:

Alpha 1.25 JUL 16 Updates

- Support for Dinput Controllers

- Casual mode no longer has "timers" on each level. Players can take as long as they need to complete a level.

- On a game over, Fruit Meters are now set to 1/2 the current fruit count, opposed to being set back to 0.

- Bug fix relating to vibration/rumble controller support

- Increased Fruit Frenzy timespan from 7 seconds to 12 seconds 

- Updated Spanish text for power-up item descriptions

- "Split time" now shown upon level completion, when speedrun timer is turned on.

- Power-up items and some enemy assets updated 

- Increased hitbox sizes on a few enemies

Alpha 1.23 JUL 02 Updates

- Controller vibration bug fixed

- Improved party popper power up. Allows player more time to spit cloudies that turn into fruit.

- Text now appears above the player after collecting a power-up that displays the power-up effect.

- Adjustments made to enemy hit boxes and level layouts

Alpha 1.22 JUN 29 Updates

- Players now automatically bounce on clouds when landing on them, pressing down will pop them.

- Score values now appear under level clear stars to show points needed to earn each star

- Vibration/Rumble supported when using a gamepad controller

- Fixed bug where screen transition did not close all the way

- Updated hitboxes on first two mini-bosses to be more generous to the player

- Tutorial Signs in early levels now have white text in keyboard more to stand out more to the player.

Alpha 1.21 JUN 03 Updates

- Added sound effects to enemies and conditions

- Modified number of enemies on certain levels

- Update Intense mode time limits per level

- Achievement stacking glitch fixed

- General bug fixing/stability fixes

Alpha 1.20 MAY 25 Updates

- Auto-Attack ability now available in Options

- Players can now skip the opening cutscene

- Update to Show Crown option: Crown icon now shows correctly above each character

- Smoothcade's save files are now more secure/encrypted.

- Hitbox updates made to Bee enemy

- Several bug fixes on local multiplayer character select screen

- Fixed a bug where a Boss was showing incorrect hearts remaining

- Several bug fixes made to Replay mode and ability to access previously-beaten levels.

- Processing improvements made to allow a more stable FPS during gameplay

Alpha 1.10 APR 21 Updates

- Added new background artwork on snow, mountain, fire, and circus levels

- Variety of bug fixes relating to fruit placement, enemy movement, and tutorial screens.

-  Adjustments made to local multiplayer character select screen.

Alpha 1.09 MAR 24  Updates

- Added new effects when capturing and popping a critter to improve game feel.

Alpha 1.08 MAR 22  Updates

- Added ability to replay past levels while on Records screen.

- Added fix to bosses and score values

Alpha 1.07 MAR 15  Updates

- Added Difficulty settings to Story Mode. Intense mode is unlockable after completing Story Mode.

- Localization system added.

- Added Character Skills. 

- Overhauled Karma System. Every 7 enemy captures gives the player a point. 3 points = special power-up

- Display difficulty on Character Selection Screen

- Added Online High Score Leaderboards for each Difficulty setting

- Updated Option screen layout.

- Added Option to Dim Background

- Added Option to hide HUD/Score

- Added Option to remove Character Skills

- Added Option to hide Background particle effects

- "Controls" screen text size and border more consistent with the rest of the game.

- Added "How to Play" tutorial screens to Level 01 on only "Casual" difficulty.

- Added visual effect to player when changing Cloudie Karma status

- "How to Play" screen text size and border more consistent with the rest of the game.

    - Karma instruction screen shows power-up items that is not yet available in Smoothcade. 

Alpha 1.06 FEB 11  Updates

- Updated controller connection logic 

- Fixed boss health glitch on level 10 and level 40

- Level layout updates: level 7, 22

- "Death ring" effect added to player 2, 3, 4 

- Fruit Meter activation will now always appear at the start of a level if your fruit meter is full

- Added visual effect when player changes karma

- Added visual effect when player's fruit meter is full

- Added visual effect when a player gains or donates a life

- Fixed Fruit Frenzy sparkle effect for Player 3 and Player 4 on HUD

- All players get +1 lives when anyone activates a fruit frenzy

- Bonus items no longer spawn inside walls/blocks

- Fixed wall glitch with Bat enemy

- Level Goal symbol flashes at the start of the level to help show the player the level's clear condition 

Alpha 1.05 JAN 29  Updates

- Levels 34-39 Added to Demo. Filler art on levels 34-39. 

- Every level now has a speedrun challenge timer. Clear the level quickly to earn a Rollerskate icon (appears with the Stars after cleaing a level).

- Decreased hurtbox size on Pinehedge, Raccoon, Pumpkin, and Bat enemy.

- Controller Connected text changed to white font with black border to improve readability

- Shadow layer fixed on level 03

- Screen Transition update - Should now cover entire screen

- "Press Start to begin" text updated.

- Added Lambert to main menu

- Spike balls now destroy each other when colliding among each other

- Fixed choppiness in intro scene transition

- Fixed bug where player 2 could not donate lives to player 1

- End of Demo screen brings you back to the Main Menu after selecting "Continue"

Alpha 1.04 JAN 22 Updates

- "How to Play" screens added to the Options menu and Pause menu.

- Players can donate lives in local multiplayer by pressing L or R shoulder buttons.

- Player life donation hint appears when a player loses all of their lives in multiplayer. 

- Game now plays in Windowed mode. Window can be moved around and made full screened on PC

- Fruit from enemies no longer appear randomly on the screen. It will fall within a 500 pixel radius from the player

- Minor updates to levels: change in enemy numbers, updated platform locations, update in Star ratings

- Spike ball collision update. Spike balls are naturally destroyed 1 second earlier

Alpha 1.03 JAN 19 Updates

- 3 to 4 players now functional

- Button input pop-up now appears during the player's first fruit frenzy to provide guidance.

- Fixed visual bug on character selection screen transition

- Your online rank placement is now shown after submitting a score online

- Minor updates on levels

- Levels 31-34 added to demo. Level 30 removed.