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Anyone else playing this amazing game? A 2D procedurally generated platformer that is pretty unique and very fun in my opinion. Not going to write a book on it as this video shows off a lot of the elements of the game that make it so great;
Heres a video:


The demo link: link

And the steam link: link

AND the link to buy the game for the same price directly from the dev to get a steam key + a drm free copy: link

Didn't see any other threads on it so I figured I would see if I could find some people to share experiences in the game with by getting a discussion going here. My family tree is pretty darn long at this point and I'm working on a lich right now after finally unlocking the class earlier tonight. Love hard games and games that reward you for getting better. Beating the gatekeeper felt so good after losing 15+ characters (I know I suck) to it.
Edited by CRosko42 - 7/2/13 at 7:43pm
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I saw this on steam's featured list and was intrigued. I didn't know they had a demo, I'll give it a try. thumb.gif
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I saw this on steam's featured list and was intrigued. I didn't know they had a demo, I'll give it a try. thumb.gif

Go for it!

My brother and I have had a blast the last couple of days. Lots of nostalgia here for me, one of the best games I've played this year.
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Go for it!

My brother and I have had a blast the last couple of days. Lots of nostalgia here for me, one of the best games I've played this year.

Do you know if the developer gets more money if I buy from steam or directly through them?
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Do you know if the developer gets more money if I buy from steam or directly through them?

Not sure, but getting a drm free copy on top of the steam key was a good enough reason for me to purchase directly from the dev.
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Not sure, but getting a drm free copy on top of the steam key was a good enough reason for me to purchase directly from the dev.

Hmm, nevermind I don't think I'll buy it. The controls are way too weird for me.
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Hmm, nevermind I don't think I'll buy it. The controls are way too weird for me.

Play it with a controller if you have one, made it more enjoyable for me at least.
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Anyone else playing/played this game?
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I own it. It's almost really great. But certain rooms are way to hard that it just makes it unfair and frustrating. I beat it, and am now new game plus. I have found that sometimes certain rooms are sooo filled with enemies avoiding being hit is quite nearly impossible. That's quite annoying, as it doesn't need to be as difficult as it is.

The main problem is when it is in fact, actually literally impossible. I had a room that has fireballs coming from either side, and your have only a short amount of time to pass through the middle after the fireballs pass each other. However there was an eyeball that shot blood missile things at you from the middle of where I needed to pass. Any time taken to kill it, would have almost certainly gotten me hit by fireballs. And the difficulty of navigating his blood eye shots without having to jump because jumping would have almost certainly got me hit by fireballs once again, and not to mention there were other enemies in the are to deal with, made it literally impossible.

That's stupid. Games should never have parts that are like that. I decided to leave and reenter the room every time i got hit to see if I could very carefully somehow make it through. I died, of course, because it was impossible. no amount of skill could have overcome theses obstacles. I could have just tanked on through, but that's not the point. if I came across this low on health, and had no where to backtrack to. I'm dead for sure. What crap is that? I've found several areas like this now where I just think to myself "really now?"

So yeah, it's okay. Once again another "too hard for the sake of being too hard and saying our game is hardcore" kind of game.
Edited by NameMakingSux - 7/9/13 at 11:51am
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