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Legend of Iya
 
 
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Platforms: PC
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
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Finally - a new trailer!
Description
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! [lastdimensionnet.powweb.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 424x240 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!
Popular Discussions View All (4)
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Feb 3 @ 10:00am
Linux Support?
McMarius11
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Sep 20, 2016 @ 1:49pm
Faster combat speed maybe?
Valzeras
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Jul 9, 2015 @ 9:41am
Plans for future Translations?
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897 Comments
satejunk Jul 20 @ 11:31am 
please make this happen. I really love the soundtrack especially 'Philter - Howl', really amazing I never heard anything like it
Mindmiku Jun 11 @ 12:12am 
music in this game is really good,just as its creator ---- Philter
Tonpeti May 7 @ 11:37am 
Been checking this for ages now. I'm in love with this . <3
ImProbablyEnlightened Mar 29 @ 9:57pm 
Honestly I haven't actually logged into steam for a few months now (used to play everyday) but I had to log in again just to say how beautiful the song "Legend of Iya" was that I stumbled upon on Spotify.

https://soundcloud.com/philtermusic

Here is Philter's soundcloud if anybody is looking for it.
ImProbablyEnlightened Mar 27 @ 9:31pm 
To be fair I stopped playing video games recently, but I came upon your soundtrack on spotify and it absolutely blew me way. Amazing work and a big thank you to Philter!
Zhu Chun Mar 22 @ 7:33am 
Original sound tracks are very great! Can't believe everything in this game are made by one man! My respect!
Net Sphere Engineer Feb 23 @ 10:20pm 
All the footage is nice even the old ones but you're right some ppl might not like it :)
DarkFalzX  [author] Feb 23 @ 9:28pm 
@Net Sphere Engineer - Yeah, I'm old: (
The game's store page was approved by Valve, but I hesitate to publish it until I can cut a new trailer, as the old footage is no longer representative of the game, and might turn people off from putting it on their wishlists.
兔方233 Feb 23 @ 9:16pm 
所有的音乐都很好听。Great music
Net Sphere Engineer Feb 21 @ 6:23pm 
OK then! Can't wait to favorite and follow your game page hahahaha

Master System! Man you're old :)