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Vagante

10 months 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…

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4 years ago

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

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…

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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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