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1-Bit Hero

10-15-2014, 07:15 PM
#1
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Belgium
Posts: 313
1-Bit Hero

Warning : this game wil be very difficult, and might cause seizures.

1-Bit Hero is a retro-looking platformer, featuring a character that can't stand still. The gameplay is unique (AFAIK), with buttonless controls tailored to touchscreens - I know that sounds vague, but I don't want to give out too much details yet. First release will have 20 brutally difficult and unforgiving levels.

The game is nearly done and will be submitted in less than a week on both iOS and Android. I have some beta-testers, but could always use more.








More info coming soon!

Last edited by Mudloop; 10-15-2014 at 07:27 PM.
10-15-2014, 09:20 PM
#2
Joined: Aug 2012
Location: On the toilet
Posts: 4,283
I always love a good game that can cause seizures. I'm serious I love trippy things. I'm interested. How much will it cost?

10-16-2014, 03:10 AM
#3
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Belgium
Posts: 313
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Originally Posted by coolpepper43 View Post
I always love a good game that can cause seizures. I'm serious I love trippy things. I'm interested. How much will it cost?
I'm thinking about having two versions. One will be free and ad-supported (with a $0.99 IAP to remove ads), and the other will cost $0.99, without any ads or IAP.

I'm currently working on adding some more obstacles and designing the final levels.
10-16-2014, 03:10 AM
#4
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,656
Love the very very retro graphics. Bit nervous of the control scheme, prefer the standard one for platformers
10-16-2014, 07:44 AM
#5
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Location: Belgium
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Originally Posted by psj3809 View Post
Love the very very retro graphics. Bit nervous of the control scheme, prefer the standard one for platformers
I get where you're coming from, but there's no need to be nervous about the controls. I got that covered.

I'm more nervous that people will want to crucify me because of the difficulty level
10-16-2014, 04:28 PM
#6
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Belgium
Posts: 313
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Originally Posted by -=Rage=- View Post
Name of game brought me here. Got curious. Any hint when its coming out ?
I can't really say, because app store review times are at an all time high. I hope to submit by the end of the weekend. It will be out sooner on Android, because there's no review process.
10-16-2014, 08:13 PM
#7
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Location: Belgium
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10-19-2014, 10:49 PM
#8
Joined: Jul 2014
Location: Paris
Posts: 82
Haha, fantastic. Are you planning to release it on calculators and watches too?
More retro than retro, with 8 times less bits! Keep up the good work.
10-20-2014, 10:42 AM
#9
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Belgium
Posts: 313
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Originally Posted by pated View Post
Haha, fantastic. Are you planning to release it on calculators and watches too?
More retro than retro, with 8 times less bits! Keep up the good work.
Lol, too much device fragmentation in the calculator and watch market
Game is finished, but I'm waiting for some artwork for the icon etc.
10-21-2014, 12:01 AM
#10
Joined: May 2011
Location: Riverside, CA
Posts: 823
This looks incredible! It is likely to be my new favorite game based on the screenshots alone. Is there a projected release date? I am feeling impatient ...

EDIT: Please sign me up for the Beta Test!