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Insanity's Blade
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Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Languages: English
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Dec 8, 2013 @ 2:16pm
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Game demo with more exciting news! Final release Sept 1st! Secret Weapons, 9 more stages of gameplay!
Thank you for your patience and the release is coming next week!!

Chris and Daven

Insanity's Blade is being pushed to TBA status
Description
Release date: Sept 2014
Take a father’s journey to hell in order to save the souls of his wife and child.


Take the ultimate old school trip to hell!!
The Chronicles of Thurstan is the first in a series of games based around the journey of a sword possessed by a father's powerful grief and hatred. This first game is the tale of the swords creation.


Rewarding game play features!
  • A blend of action, platforming and RPG elements with a classic retro arcade style
  • Battle through over 16 stages filled with unique enemies and environments and side quests
  • Scale buildings and caves with Thurstan’s wall climbing and jumping ablilites
  • Play a co-op game with your friends! The second player will play as the stories supporting character Finn for most of the game.
  • Additional game modes such as Arena Mode and Surf Mode to extend the the game after the story has ended

Killer 8-bit soundtrack!
A fully original soundtrack that is also playable on real NES/Famicom hardware (VRC6 based)

Excellent Cutscenes
Cutscenes between chapters to tell the story of Insanity’s Blade

Awesome upgrades
  • Get upgrades at the store between stages
  • Weapons system improvements and upgrades as you progress lead to unique combat mechanics

Faithful sidekick
  • Fight alongside an AI driven sidekick who joins your quest
  • Sidekick can also be upgraded at the store!

Adapted from the Insanity’s Blade graphic novel written by Chris Obritsch and as featured on the now-defunct WTFmag.ca

The Horde
Christopher Obritsch – A father, long time creative director of web and print, and award nominated indie game developer, game collector and player of both classics and current. Chris is the creator, lead developer, artist and back up musician for Insanity’s Blade.

Daven Bigelow – A published author on game development, and university student. He’s an avid player, collector, and maker of games. Daven bounces ideas around with Chris and helps eradicate bugs/codes new features.

Hear the soundtrack now!
Below you can stream the Insanity’s Blade EP, a selection of tracks from the soundtrack!

https://soundcloud.com/causalbitgames/sets/insanitys-blade-the-8bit
Popular Discussions View All (2)
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Dec 29, 2013 @ 2:51pm
Welcome to the Greenlight!
Jayjay
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Dec 22, 2013 @ 3:19pm
Will this game have multi player co op? Local or online?
Abyss_Walker
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SELENIT 2 hours ago 
#WGNInsane20 I wanna this! Cool!
InnerDemonHunter 3 hours ago 
#WGNInsane20 los like the nes game of conan the barbarian.
Man-nipples! #WGNInsane20
Edward 5 hours ago 
#WGNInsane20 i love it
Humidor 5 hours ago 
#WGNInsane20
X4vi0uR 6 hours ago 
It reminds me of old school games of my childhood like Golden Axe, Knights of the Round and so on, also I love the weapon upgrading system! #WGNInsane20
Mileto 8 hours ago 
I like the half-naked heroes XD #WGNInsane20
Ajk282 8 hours ago 
# WGNInsane20
djingcup 9 hours ago 
simply but look fun #WGNInsane20
iamphat 9 hours ago 
gameplay likes old game 2d in my memorie i like it #WGNInsane20