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Vagante

2 years ago

4 years later, platformer roguelike Vagante launches

As someone who can barely plan their own life a month ahead, I hold a boundless wellspring of respect for indie developers who can churn away at a passion project for years on end without any firm promise of success at the end of it.The latest slow-cooked project to come out of the oven is Vagante, a remarkably technical platformer-roguelike blend that RPS's Marsh Davies…

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6 years ago

Feature: Descent of a Woman

Premature Evaluation: Vagante

Each week Marsh Davies shuffles apprehensively into the dank catacombs of Early Access and returns with any stories he can find and/or a faceful of cycloptic bat guano. This week he quaffs an unidentified cyan potion and throws himself onto a bed of spikes, repeatedly, in procedural permadeath platformer Vagante, a particularly Roguish Spelunkalike.Did you play Spelunky and think, “What this really needs is to…

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

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…

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