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Nightmerica - Retro Survival Platformer (With Random Weapons) PC ALPHA AVAILABLE!

07-28-2012, 12:14 AM
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Nightmerica - Retro Survival Platformer (With Random Weapons) - Out March 1st

Retro, Platform, Zombie/Other "Scary" Enemies, Arena, Suvival, Shooter for iOS/PC

Nightmerica is a game about fighting your fears, and the monsters that live inside your head. In your boundless imagination, pretty much everything is out to get you – and it’s only a matter of time until you’re overwhelmed. The game is a retro styled platformer, consisting of arena based combat against hoards of varied and slightly terrifying enemies.

Out on the App Store now!

Teaser Trailer

- Randomly generated guns (better guns generated based on how far you get)
- Crazy Zombies
- A buttload of various monsters
- Explosions
- Retro platformer aesthetic
- Crazy hard bosses
- Awesome special weapons
- A whole bunch of love

The game will be coming to BOTH iOS and PC, with iOS planned first.


Alpha version for Windows PC available from:

We are looking for feedback on basically every aspect of the game so far, what you liked, didn't like and how you might have done things differently. There's an in depth description of all the features / issues with this build on the page linked above but - please help us out!

Sample Pics:

Last edited by bfollington; 03-01-2013 at 01:00 AM. Reason: Game is out, added app info!
07-28-2012, 12:33 AM
Joined: Jun 2012
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This looks really cool it's like super crate box, but just way more awesome!
When do you think it will be out?
Also is it endless?

I really love how there is random guns, don't change that!

Last edited by popjam5; 07-28-2012 at 12:37 AM.

07-28-2012, 03:57 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Australia
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More awesome than super crate box? Awesome!

It should be out in a month or two depending on how busy my University workload is, and yeah it's endless (to the point that it's pretty impossible to stay alive).
07-28-2012, 06:07 AM
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Cool I'll stay tuned
07-28-2012, 02:19 PM
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This looks really good. Any plans to bring it to Mac as well?

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07-28-2012, 07:49 PM
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I downloaded the alpha, however it gave me this:

cannot load joystick2.mfx. This object might need an external program or library not yet installed

...And i can't open it

Oh , just realised you need a joystick... Please add buttons!
07-29-2012, 07:35 AM
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Wow this looks amazing Looking forward to more info! When's it coming out?

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08-14-2012, 04:20 AM
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Brand new gameplay video, development is going well. FRACTURES music has come on board to provide the soundtrack and sound effect, check out http://fracturesmusic.com.

Follow us on twitter @VolticGames for frequent updates. And remeber, alpha available here: http://voltic.site90.com
11-04-2012, 03:07 AM
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Location: Australia
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So, we've come a long way recently! Now we've got the game working on both the new iPhone 5 resolution and the old one seamlessly which was basically horrible.

Some of the latest screenshots:

Here's a video of the latest progress, there are plenty of others on our channel.

12-18-2012, 05:58 PM
Any news on this gem ?

One of my most awaiting games this year.
Style, sounds and gameplay are incredible !
Instabuy on release.