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Downward

2 years ago

Downward wall-runs into Early Access Dec 19

I've added Downward [official site] to my list of things to investigate this month as they come to Early Access. It's billed as a "first-person open-world parkour adventure set in the medieval ruins of a post-apocalyptic Planet Earth." The trailer caught my eye, but with any movement game it's really hard to tell anything about how pleasant it actually is to interact with the systems…

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3 years ago

Downward Trailer’s Post-Apocalyptic Parkour-portunity

Earlier this month, Alice saw the announcement info for parkour-heavy game Downward [official site] and was all "something something worlds as adventure playgrounds something something I like leaping around". There was probably a subsection about ponds as well. WELL, there is now a teaser trailer so we can better see what Caracal Games Studio actually envision for their game.

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Post-Biblical-Apocalyptic Parkour: Downward Announced

Treating games environments as adventure playgrounds to run, leap, and fall around as we please is always delightful. Parkour games make me a little wistful, though. I remember parkour as being a fundamental part of FPSs, with id Software's wonderfully wonky movement physics letting folks leap across maps in a few bounds, creating their own routes and popping up in unlikely places. That said, I…

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