College Humour: The A.Typical RPG Is Out


I’ve had review code for real life-based indie roleplayer the A.Typical RPG for a couple of weeks now, but unfortunately my own real life has got in the way of playing it. That’s something I shall rectify soon, but in the meantime allow me to at least alert you to its existence. This is a wry game of surviving exams, struggling to play sports, scrapping with bullies and trying to get the girl: destinies and challenges we can all get behind. Since I last wrote about it, there’s been a new, larger version of the demo to nose at, which you can find here.

If you’re so taken with it, you can then spend the frankly Olympian (i.e. absurdly cheap) sum of £1.99/$2.99 on the full version here, or £2.99/$4.99 for the expanded, bonus-packed Extra Cheese With Lightning Bolts Edition. I like cheese and I like lightning bolts, but do I like the A.Typical RPG? I’ll let you know next week. Meantime, take a look at this hand-drawn odyssey of normality below.


  1. Pharos says:

    College Saga!

  2. Koldunas says:

    Yes, but does it have hats?

  3. Fhoenix says:

    File Awaiting Authorisation
    The download link does not work it seems.

    • Arvind says:

      Are you using Desura or the web store? Email me with the details and I’ll do my best to sort it out.

    • Fhoenix says:

      Ah pardon me, I meant the link to the demo. The one that RPS points to
      link to

      The file you are trying to view (The A.Typical RPG Complete Demo Saga (Windows) – uploaded by Arvind is currently awaiting authorisation. Authorisation can take a couple of days during which time a site administrator will check the file to ensure…

    • Arvind says:

      The demo was uploaded almost a month ago, and today users started reporting that they were getting a 404 on the IndieDB page. I resubmitted the demo, and it takes a while for them to get it up again.
      Alternate demo link

    • Fhoenix says:

      Aaaand a reference to tvtropes has won me over instantly.
      Bought your Cheesy Edition.

  4. Nissanthen says:

    I have been looking forward to play this game, I will definitely buy it in a few days.

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