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

07-28-2012, 01:14 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Australia
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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, 01:33 AM
Joined: Jun 2012
Posts: 354
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 01:37 AM.

07-28-2012, 04:57 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Australia
Posts: 44
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, 07:07 AM
Joined: Jun 2012
Posts: 354
Cool I'll stay tuned
07-28-2012, 03:19 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, 08:49 PM
Joined: Jun 2012
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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!
07-28-2012, 10:02 PM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Australia
Posts: 44
Google tells me that you need a newer / specific version of directX which is apparently here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/e...a-9b6652cd92a3

Sorry about that, didn't realise that would be an issue!

@jumpman475: Thanks, we'd like to target as many platforms as possible but it depends on the engine we use supporting them. We'll definitely be trying!
07-28-2012, 11:03 PM
Joined: Jun 2012
Posts: 354
Thank, it works now!
Here are my thoughts about the game so far:

First of all, even though it's just an alpha, it is really great. I really like infinite levels/ guns. Oh, and also the bosses ( add as much of them as you can )
Just some ideas:

1. Add multiplayer!

I love the creativity of the monsters - e.g the spiders
Keep adding more!

This game needs more popularity!

Ok, gotta go play some more nightmerica!

Last edited by popjam5; 07-28-2012 at 11:15 PM.
07-29-2012, 02:42 AM
Will you have Icade support?
07-29-2012, 02:52 AM
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: Singapore
Posts: 930
this is looking good

reminds me of good old liero :P

consider iCade support (especially the up and coming GAMEDOCK)

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