Aethyr – Alpha Demo

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Challenging pixel art dungeon crawling abound in Aethyr, as you battle blobs, bats boney skeletons and big bosses across endless randomised dungeons.

The player begins in a small house with a random weapon and spell scroll, where they must equip their weapon and exit the house. The game is played in levels portrayed by dungeon rooms with a locked door to the next zone. … Read More “Aethyr – Alpha Demo”

Ride Jumper – Game Jam Build

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Originally developed for the 2015 Train Jam, Ride Jumper is a hysterical physics-based jumper game where the player is to ride every ride in the park before it closes.

Essentially, every stage is a new park, with a timer and a set amount of rides to enjoy before it’s all over. The player is launched into the first ride, and must use the space bar … Read More “Ride Jumper – Game Jam Build”

The Miskatonic – Pre-alpha Download

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The Miskatonic is a beautifully hand-drawn 2D side-scrolling horror comedy visual novel, where you play as a odd female protagonist with a huge shotgun in a demonic university. It’s inspired by H.P. Lovecraft, with old school survival horror puzzles and ‘harrowingly humorous’ dialogue.

The Miskatonic‘s appeal is its nice aesthetic design, wonderful character designs, a great atmosphere in a beautifully grim world to explore, … Read More “The Miskatonic – Pre-alpha Download”

Tom vs The Armies of Hell – Alpha Demo

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Tom vs The Armies of Hell is humorous top-down isometric action adventure game with a that plays like a mix of Ratchet & Clank and Bastion.  It has some minor puzzles and light RPG elements but mainly you will be fighting things and advancing the genuinely funny story.

In AOH you play as Tom, a computer programmer whose office is plunged into the depth … Read More “Tom vs The Armies of Hell – Alpha Demo”

Gorogoa – IGF Award Winner – Alpha Demo

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We see a lot of interesting games at Alpha Beta Gamer, but Gorogoa is 15 minutes of the most unique, innovative and intelligent gameplay we’ve experienced this year.

Gameplay is spilt across four beautifully illustrated and animated panels that helped win it the IGF Excellence in Visual Arts Award.  These four panels can be moved around, zoomed in and out of and placed on top … Read More “Gorogoa – IGF Award Winner – Alpha Demo”