Posts Tagged ‘Discord Games’

Mind The Gap: Chasm Resurfaces

By Adam Smith on February 12th, 2014.

Ever wanted to see a Wendigo so furious that it is constantly vibrating? I suggest you head to the frozen North and pee onto any particularly bulbous snowdrift that sounds like it’s snoring. For the less adventurous types, the developers of 2D ARPG platformer Chasm have included just such an image in their latest trailer. The music and the sight of a covered wagon at the beginning of the video both suggest a Western, but the game leans toward the fantastic, with spikes and circular saws aplenty. It looks lovely though, combining Metroidvania exploration and progression with procedural generation. Sounds like a tall order. Maybe it’d be better just to micturate on a monster.

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Chasm Kickstarts ARPG Ambitions With A Demo

By Jim Rossignol on April 15th, 2013.


It sure is a life-affirming thing when folks supply Windows, Mac, and Linux versions of a demo to promote their Kickstarter. There it is! You can play 2D ARPG Chasm before you choose to pledge. It’s also pretty great when the game contains “procedurally generated Metroid-like dungeons”, which is the claim for Chasm. It’s ringing the retro bell pretty loudly, as they explain: “Chasm was heavily influenced by games like Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, The Legend of Zelda, Metroid and Diablo.”

For elucidation, check out their pitch video and trailer below, or just swoop by their page and pick up one of the flavours of demo.
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