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Expedition Unknown
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Platforms: PC
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
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Expedition Unknown is a metroidvania style game that me and my wife are designing together.

For those unfamiliar with what metroidvania is, think of it as an action platformer with puzzle elements similar to the Nintendo classics "Metroid™" & "Castlevania™"

If you have already looked at the screenshots or watched the video allow me to explain a little The video is of an alpha build of the engine. The game will play different to what the video shows as it will be less about collecting gems and scoring points, but more about adventuring, finding new weapons and learning new skills to allow you to progress. The pixel art style will however remain the same, but with abit more polish.

I'd also like to note that the game is not only Egyptian themed and that's just one of many types of zones in the game, all with their own unique theme.

So what starts out as a simple adventure through an old Egyptian tomb will ultimately end up with you blasting big bosses of some ancient race with your newly found high-tech weaponry.

Please check out our Kickstarter page to see how you can get involved.
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1000614755/expedition-unknown
23 Comments
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Collonol May 5 @ 7:13pm 
I WANT IT
Pinball Mar 12 @ 12:33pm 
Very cute and inspiring graphics, but the perma scrolling burns your game. You should think about a one screen level action, with less enemies (more static- less mario). When i look at your game, i see a outside jungle map at south america, spider holes, indians, spikes, underwater- submarine indoor action etc. only my opinion- Great work so far.
Everon Feb 22 @ 7:13pm 
I'm a pretty "veteran" Metroidvania gamer myself, so I look for things no human could possibly deliver and shouldn't discourage you if I didn't buy etc. However, as a design tip: I and probably many other people who enjoy "Metroidvania" games like the exploration aspect and the growth of your character's arsenal and power. I'd need to see more before I can judge. But I encourage you to keep working on it! It's got potential.
ganzarollihenrique Oct 17, 2013 @ 7:33am 
Congratulations, this game is incredible, But he could spend in other phases not only in a tomb, until more and Good Luck
TheWatcher Aug 17, 2013 @ 12:34am 
I love pixel! <3 :D
itos Jul 29, 2013 @ 7:36pm 
Pretty cool that you are making this game with your wife. Upvoted and good luck! If you find the time maybe you could finish it.
robotbees Jul 22, 2013 @ 8:04pm 
wish i found this earlier!
craigbic Jun 3, 2013 @ 8:12pm 
I wish I had caught this on Kickstarter - I would have contributed since it looks really AWESOME! I LOVE retro platformers! Still planning to proceed with it? Are you going to relist with Kickstarter? If so, contact me I run a video game website that features cool kickstarter projects like this and would love to help promote it.
★*~FireMarioBros~*★ May 23, 2013 @ 5:18pm 
Mario aproves nice job :D
The MoonMan May 1, 2013 @ 5:27pm 
its not coming out...