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    VHS Story








    ABOUT THE GAME

    Punch Club (ex. VHS Story) is a strategy / tycoon / streetfighter-manager game with 80-90s atmosphere, nostalgia and lots of games/movies references.

    You have to manage your time and money to improve your fighter skills on one side and your training equipment on the other. You will start as an unknown fighter in the underground club and must work your way to the top and solve the mystery from your past.

    Improve your characteristics, learn new fight moves and unlock new abilities in the skill tree. Make your setup for every fight to suit the particular situation and opponent.

    Choose your way wisely. Every decision matters. You can be a super-hero, a criminal or waste your life watching TV, or even run your own gym.

    The game is a mix of a non-linear storyline, a tycoon-like gameplay, RPG elements and a tactical fight.






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    FEATURES


    • Nostalgia of the 80s and 90s.
    • Lots of references to movies and games 80 – 90s. (i.e. if you get a job as pizza guy – it’s a chance to meet the Teenage Mutant Ninja Alligators).
    • A lot of irony.
    • Leveling up and character progression.
    • Perks: Some are partly gained at birth and others after quests have been completed and come to a decision. (Perks during the game are very important).
    • Nonlinear story line. You have an opportunity to prepare for every fight, to study and analyze the opponent’s strengths and weaknesses.
    • Don’t manage to beat an opponent, try to buy information about his weaknesses in advance, or for example poison his beloved hamster.


    ABOUT US


    We are "Lazy Bear Games"- a small indie game studio based Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Studio was founded 6 years ago by two friends as "Game Jam Studio" and changed its name to "Lazy Bear Games" in April 2015.

    We started game development as a hobby and now it is our full-time job. We are about 30 years old, so we spent our childhood in the era of NES/Sega consoles, TMNT cartoon series and movies with S.Stallone, A.Schwarzenegger, J.K.Vandam spread on VHS cassettes.

    We love that era and want to make a game full of nostalgia and different references to the culture of that time. We are big fans of strategic games of all kinds. So, we decided to mix these 2 things and the idea of Punch Club (ex. VHS Story) came out.

    We have been working on Punch Club (ex. VHS Story) for 1 year now. We’ve been greenlit on Steam, and we’ve made it just in 5 days! We ended up with 70% yes votes!








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    Meanwhile we are working on more cool animation for our hero.

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    This is how our artist makes our cool pixelart. From sketch to final look.

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    VHS Story Teenage Mutant Ninja Alligator send Irish luck and lots of hugs to wish a happy St. Patrick's Day!
    Here is our version of TMNT =)

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    Do you recognize this guy?

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    Here's a small part of a shop with many interesting stuff ;)



    More information in our blog.
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    Just started sketching our first female character.


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    All day long we're trying to make her more sexy :)
    Here is the whole progress:



    More information in our blog.
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    Try VHS Story alpha version here.

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    Do you know how to combine these things?
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    Awesome game! I played the alpha and can't wait for more. I certainly will vote for this on greenlight.

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    What movie/video games references do you recognize here?

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    The hero of VHS Story is watching WorldCup2014. What is your favourite team?

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    Work in progress! VHS Story team.

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    VHS Story hero earns his first money.


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    Nice looking game you got there,wish you best of luck with the game,cheers.

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    Do you remember Rocky 4 and winter? We've got it in our VHS_Story game!


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    It snows. There are bears everywhere. Game scene in VHS Story game :)


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    Hey guys! :)


    Take a look at our blog post. VHS Story project news is here.


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    Looks pretty cool.

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    Wishing you a Halloween full of moonlight and magic! ... Happy Halloween!!!





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