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

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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