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Platforms: PC
Languages: English
Jan 10, 2013 @ 6:27am
Jun 26, 2013 @ 1:37am
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Play through Greek mythology on a black-figure vase.

Hellas is a platform/action game about Greek mythology that takes place on the surface of a black-figure vase. Explore the ancient myths and fight legendary monsters, or each other, with the help of the gods.

  • singleplayer
  • local multiplayer (co-op and versus)
  • heroes and monsters
  • ancient pottery
  • divine powers: GRAB, LIGHTNING, BLIND (+ more to be added)

Think of lines in ancient texts like Zeus gave him strength or Athena guided his spear and take those completely literally. Play as a Greek hero and offer sacrifice to the gods in exchange for their favour. This is an attempt to recreate these famous stories as a game.


Currently working on: singleplayer levels, general improvement

At this point the game has one single/co-op arena (basically a test level) and split-screen Versus.
Versus is played with two players: P1 on keyboard + mouse, P2 on gamepad... OR both players on gamepad.

I started working on this in July 2011 and have been making slow but steady progress since then. I've also kept a devlog on TIGSource since September 2011 where I post regular videos of the latest updates and various early art and other things as the game takes shape.

Playable demo here: (or in devlog)
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PokemonTrainerWaluigi Mar 28 @ 7:17am 
I'm in! I could totally test it whenever you want :)
ND  [author] Mar 27 @ 4:00pm 
Thanks. :) Not looking for help with development itself, but might be looking for testers later.
PokemonTrainerWaluigi Mar 25 @ 6:35am 
HOLY CRAP THAT ART STYLE, THAT'S AMAZING! I don't care how untalented I'm may be in video game developing but if you want help I will be there. (although I would still suck at it I demand helping this piece of art!)
[PROLAPSE] RETRO Mar 9 @ 1:31am 
Great art style
ND  [author] Jan 14 @ 11:35am 
Probably, yes. I plan to try a few other weapons and if they are fun they will stay.
Ar15t0t13 Jan 13 @ 9:10pm 
Are you also adding more weapons to this? like axes or bows and arrows?
that would be pretty cool
ND  [author] Jan 13 @ 4:01am 
I'm definitely considering adding some background elements like that, though they will likely be flat (no parallax) to preserve the effect of the vase surface.
Ar15t0t13 Jan 12 @ 11:06pm 
I think it would be really cool if you added a background to this. Like trees and mountains and temples. If you added a really big mountain in the background it could be mount Olympus, and you could add a pantheon to the background too. Just my two cents.
Beoby -- ︻デ═一 Jan 6 @ 3:35pm 
Jabberwockxeno Dec 30, 2013 @ 12:42am 
Wow, really love the visual design of this. Not as big of a fan of Greek myth as Aztec, but nontheless this is really cool and I'm keeping my eye on it!