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Rust Bucket is a turn based dungeon crawler that is built with mobile in mind. Swipe to take a step, swipe into enemies to attack. Its as simple as that, but dont be fooled into thinking this is a casual game!

Navigate using simple swipe to move controls.
Game play is fast and death is never far away so its perfect
for your daily commute.
Puzzle your way past deadly traps or use them to catch enemies.
Many monster types, each with their own distinctive rules to overcome.
Make your way through the levels to become a fully qualified looter
Explore an endless dungeon, with more to discover the deeper you go.
Become a master of strategic combat and reach the top scoring dungeon rooms.
Compete against your friends high scores on Game Centre

*COMING SOON*

Exciting new levels, puzzles and Endless mode content
...This is still the beginning!



Important information!

This game is funded by adverts but is completely free to play with no timers or boosters to ruin your experience. There is an option to remove popup ads for a one off In app purchase. *Please note that this does not remove Cross Promotion ads for other Nitrome games*

We hope you enjoy our little game. If you do please consider giving us a nice review, tell your friends and maybe try some of our other games.

zen_mode's comments:

Rust Bucket

Nitrome
Genres: Games Strategy Puzzle
GAME CENTER ENABLED
Free


Quote:
Rust Bucket is a turn based dungeon crawler that is built with mobile in mind. Swipe to take a step, swipe into enemies to attack. It’s as simple as that, but don’t be fooled into thinking this is a casual game!

• Navigate using simple swipe to move controls.
• Game play is fast and death is never far away so it’s perfect
for your daily commute.
• Puzzle your way past deadly traps or use them to catch enemies.
• Many monster types, each with their own distinctive rules to overcome.
• Make your way through the levels to become a fully qualified looter
• Explore an endless dungeon, with more to discover the deeper you go.
• Become a master of strategic combat and reach the top scoring dungeon rooms.
• Compete against your friends high scores on Game Centre

*COMING SOON*

• Exciting new levels, puzzles and Endless mode content
...This is just the beginning!



Important information!

This game is funded by adverts but is completely free to play with no timers or boosters to ruin your experience. There is an option to remove popup ads for a one off In app purchase. *Please note that this does not remove Cross Promotion ads for other Nitrome games*

We hope you enjoy our little game. If you do please consider giving us a nice review, tell your friends and maybe try some of our other games.












Supported Devices:
  • iPhone-3GS
  • iPhone4
  • iPodTouchFourthGen
  • iPad2Wifi
  • iPad23G
  • iPhone4S
  • iPadThirdGen
  • iPadThirdGen4G
  • iPhone5
  • iPodTouchFifthGen
  • iPadFourthGen
  • iPadFourthGen4G
  • iPadMini
  • iPadMini4G
  • iPhone5c
  • iPhone5s
  • iPhone6
  • iPhone6Plus
  • iPodTouchSixthGen

Minimum iOS Version: iOS 6.0

Download Size: 69.6MB

12-16-2015, 07:07 PM
#2
Joined: Feb 2015
Location: Sydney
Posts: 308
I put a lot of time into Ending. Beautifully balanced but the 1 hit point system made it a difficult game. Can't wait to get into this one.

12-16-2015, 07:21 PM
#3
Joined: Feb 2015
Location: Germany
Posts: 1,342
D o w n l o a d i n g... ^^
12-16-2015, 07:30 PM
#4
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,190
I am downloading this because i love Nitrome. But really, it's been difficult to like a roguelike since i got my hands on Sproggiwood.

Hopefully Rust Bucket plays really well as the visuals already look really good based on the screenies.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
12-16-2015, 08:00 PM
#5
Joined: Feb 2015
Location: Sydney
Posts: 308
Have been playing for a little bit and can confirm, it is good.
One thing I noticed, you hold down the direction after you swipe and will continue in that direction. Helps with the swiping fatigue abit.
12-16-2015, 08:28 PM
#6
Joined: Feb 2015
Location: Germany
Posts: 1,342
Yes, I made it to Level 10. This game is really good.
It's similar to Ending, so there is no wait button to pause a move.
And they added some sokoban puzzles.
The ads are kind of annoying, IAP to get rid of them is 3.99€.
Great game so far, must try the endless mode...
12-16-2015, 08:51 PM
#7
Joined: Mar 2014
Location: Reno, NV
Posts: 762
Oh sweet victory. Been waiting and anticipating this for a short while. Looks brilliant.
12-16-2015, 09:09 PM
#8
Joined: Nov 2015
Posts: 29
I've been waiting for this one. I love Nitrome's graphical style.

It's pretty good so far. It's very simple roguelike gameplay. It's really interesting planning the attacks on the variety of enemy types. But I wish there were some upgrades going from room to room. Seems a little too simplistic. Though it's certainly not easy!

It was a relief to finish the 10 training levels. They have excellent puzzle design, but damn, I was pulling my hair out at certain portions.
12-16-2015, 09:34 PM
#9
Joined: Feb 2015
Location: Sydney
Posts: 308
Quote:
It's similar to Ending, so there is no wait button to pause a move.
And like clockwork, you'll get a few people later in this thread complaining that it needs to be updated with a wait button and that the game has "horrible design" without it. Happens every time an RL is released without a wait button.

To preempt: This game would be piss easy and not recommended for anyone over 9 years old if it had that coveted button.
12-16-2015, 11:38 PM
#10
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 1,574


I was afraid Nitrome lost their mojo after Beneath the Lighthouse and Gopogo. This one is great though. It was being advertised as a dungeon crawler and a roguelike, but it's a clever puzzle game.