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Legend of Iya
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Platforms: PC
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
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Jul 12, 2013 @ 12:23pm
Aug 28, 2013 @ 8:06am
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Finally - a new trailer!
DEMO GET!
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THE DEMO:

WARNING: THE DEMO IS ROUGH. IT CONTAINS SOME PLACEHOLDER ART, MOSTLY PLACEHOLDER SOUND, AND SOME UNFINISHED CODE. STILL - TRY TO HAVE FUN!: )

WINDOWS8 WARNING: DUE TO A CONFIRMED BUG IN W8 GAME MAKER GAMES HAVE ALL SORTS OF SOUND ISSUES - INCLUDING CRASHING. TO FIX THIS - DISABLE SOUND EFFECTS FROM THE OPTIONS MENU.

Download it:

From SendSpace[www.sendspace.com]

From MediaFire[www.mediafire.com]

OR my personal dropbox[dl.dropboxusercontent.com]

The Demo is for Windows PC only. Sorry - no Mac or other versions yet.

THE GAME:

Iya, a middle-school student, is out for a walk one evening, yet as she strolls down the street there is a blinding flash, and next thing the knows - she's in the middle of a forest. What happened? Can she find a way home? Why is the wildlife so weird and hostile, and why are the woods full of abandoned ruins? Where is she, or better yet - when.

Legend of Iya (LOI) is a 2D, story-driven metroidvania game in development for Windows PC. The game features top-shelf pixel art graphics and animation reminiscent of 16 and early 32-bit era, with lush, varied environments, tons of animation and detail, and some crazy-huge setpieces. In addition to traditional pixel animation the game features huge modular bosses and enemies. Majority of the in-game combat is melee-based, but the character can collect and use various magical-ish powers to give her ranged attacks as well as supernatural abilities.

Planned features:

* A vast, labyrinthine world reminiscent of the classics like Super Metroid and Castlevania SOTN.
* Full soundtrack by Magnus "Philter" Gangstad. (if Kickstarter succeeds)
* High quality graphics - like the best SNES could offer. None of that crude hipster-pixel here!
* Tons upon tons of quality sprite animation! Like, seriously - the player alone already has somewhere in the vicinity of 500 frames.
* Chunky pixels! The game runs in a 256x192 native resolution of pixelated retro goodness. (might be bumped up to 320x200 at some point)
* Dozens of new powers, upgrades and secrets to discover and collect.
* Juggle-tastic melee combat.
* Massive boss battles and set-pieces.
* A bunch of extras, like a recoded version of the ZX Spectrum-original Legend of Iya!
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May 8, 2014 @ 3:56pm
Linux Support?
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Oct 31, 2013 @ 8:37pm
Plans for future Translations?
Raven Clouds
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sharpnova Feb 19 @ 4:02pm 
@Sagretti

Interesting. I like how he gives no details whatsoever then says "I really hope you understand my situation."

Aaaaand. Backers got fucked.

This is why I have never and will never back a project on Kickstarter.
Sagretti Feb 18 @ 8:42am 
This was posted by the developer on the Kickstarter page February 9th:

"I am preparing a LOI update that is not all great news - nothing horrible - the game is still being made, and the backers are still getting everything they have opted for.
Partially as a result of my own inexperience as a business-person, as well as malicious third party (can't name names - I can't afford to get sued), the project hit a rough patch, so In order to keep it going I had to do a quick side-project that all backers of $10+ will get for free.
My sincerest apologies. I really hope you understand my situation."

The promised update has not appeared yet.
Valadorn Feb 7 @ 6:18am 
Hi ! Can you give us some news please ?
The_Natural Feb 5 @ 2:55am 
Is LoI still in development? KS backer here, wondering whats happening after all this time? No updates since Jul '14. Did you give up on all of us and Iya?
Tyrarius Jan 31 @ 2:02pm 
any new updates on this game?
Larimar Dec 25, 2014 @ 7:41am 
Wow the music blows me away and the pixels are beatiful. I am really looking forward to this game!
Valzeras Nov 14, 2014 @ 1:09am 
Looking forward to this game.I hope that it'll be finished before 2016.
<<ShaistraToad Oct 15, 2014 @ 8:32pm 
i agree @kainyusanagi or else i would of backed it to this looks cool and the music is great
kainyusanagi Oct 1, 2014 @ 5:25pm 
WHY HAVE I NEVER HEARD ABOUT THIS GAME?!
Ixion Sep 28, 2014 @ 5:21pm 
This looks indeed awesome! But an updated Demo would be awesome, dont want to play the recent demo as it is a pretty old.