Posts Tagged ‘Vagante’

Vagante, That Spelunky-Style RPG, Is Now On Kickstarter

By Graham Smith on August 19th, 2014.

When I last wrote about Vagante, I called it “Spelunky: The RPG”. Well done, past me! That’s a good way to describe the game – a procedurally-generated platformer with permadeath but also potions, item stats, hitpoints, etc. – and to do so in a way that will draw in the people who will like it. Are you one of those people? Then you might be interested to know that the previously free alpha build is now a demo for a just-launched Kickstarter project. The development team are looking to secure $50,000 to fund completion of the game.

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Vagante Is Spelunky: The RPG And There’s A Free Alpha

By Graham Smith on July 2nd, 2014.

The sprite art is gorgeous, too.

Adam has reclaimed the word ‘roguelike’, having clutched it in his elongated claws and buried it beneath the bracken lining his cavernous sett. That makes it hard to describe Vagante, a 2D platformer that moves closer than Spelunky towards that oft-cited genre, containing not only random levels, permadeath and an unforgiving world, but other familiar features like character types, skill levelling, unidentified potions, and weapons and magical skills with varied stats.

Probably it’s best you just play the game, because the first public alpha is out, free and very promising. Video below.

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