This game has been Greenlit by the Community!

The community has shown their interest in this game. Valve has reached out to this developer to start moving things toward release on Steam.

Joan Mad Run
Feb 17 @ 6:34pm
Jul 8 @ 3:09am
Recent Announcements View All (3)
More animated screens and free prequel demo on iOS
We got Greenlit!
Release date: Q3 2014
About the game

Joan Mad Run is a pixel-art gory fight-to-the-death run’n’gun, that takes your enemies straight to hell. Literally.

The story begins with Joan waking up from a razor-sharp nightmare, which, ironically, turns out to be reality. Locked up in prison and bearing no memories about her past, she is left one-on-one with her insanity. Led by her inner voice, that craves for blood, and remorseless in the desire to find out the truth about her real self, Joan sets off on her cutthroat escape mission.

Having no one she can trust, Joan, luckily, has her guns, that would leave no chance for anyone or anything in her way. Stimulating in its sheer insanity and unnerving in its out-of-control brutality, the game instantly forces you into Joan’s shoes. And that’s when you get an amazing chance to satisfy your bloodlust by burning your enemies alive, melting them with acid, chopping them and watching their blood spurt like geyser, striking them with lightning, exploding them, squeezing them like bugs or sending them directly to the blazing inferno.

Pure and straight-down-the-line in its skeletal outline, Joan Mad Run is not that simple as it may seem. Being infected with the thrill of madness, you will have to try to keep your head cool, think fast and be hell dexterous if you hope to survive. Deadly traps, grisly bosses and callous scumbags are all here. So grab your gun, bite the bullet and show them who’s boss.

Key Features
  • single-player / multi-platform co-op multiplayer
  • speedy breakneck gameplay with brutal boss battles and hardcore soundtrack
  • two or more customizable characters
  • pet companions
  • dozens of meticulously designed weapons – from shotgun and katana to monomolecular wire and satanic pighead-gun
  • exquisite and spectacular death effects: cut, explode, burn, freeze, melt, incinerate, squeeze, send to hell and use even more unique torture methods
  • weapon crafting workbench that will allow to create stunning weapon combos
  • plethora of atmospheric locations with over 50 callous enemies to test your limits
  • dynamic environments with shader-based light and particle effects
  • lots of secrets to unveil - secret levels/rooms/corridors, unique items and easter eggs
  • procedurally generated levels
  • supports many game controllers
  • use your mobile phone as a wireless controller over WiFi
  • natively stream game video and audio to compatible TVs and media centers over network
  • play on desktop and on the go on PC/Mac/Linux/iOS/Android (progress synced across your computers and devices)
  • will support all US/EU/AP major languages (and yours if you help us translate)
Popular Discussions View All (4)
May 2 @ 10:46am
How much?
Feb 24 @ 9:59am
Phone support? Release date?
Jun 21 @ 9:41am
Local Co-Op?
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Ironmantonystark Jul 17 @ 1:25pm 
Is this a free game??

When will it become available?? Looks fun...added to favorites
PainAndSuffering Jul 10 @ 1:42am 
Dangit! I missed my chance to spam the upvote button...
Happybytez  [author] Jul 9 @ 10:08am 
Ordinary Potatoes, download will be available this autumn - it's work in progress :) Just keep track of it.
Ordinary Potatoes Jul 9 @ 9:28am 
How to download?
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botanik Jul 3 @ 11:11am 
Seems like a good starter. Hope the music will remain same good :)
Happybytez  [author] Jun 22 @ 1:32pm 
And, ppl., thanks all for your support!
Happybytez  [author] Jun 22 @ 1:31pm 
Hi, ppl.!

John Mad Run is a shortened and very simplified demo of Joan Mad Run.

We're still working on Joan.

Soon we'll launch project on Kickstarter to speed up getting in on PC and Steam and to make it even more than we got initially planned. KS project is already approved - launching in about two weeks. The finished game is planned for autumn/Q3 - KS money will help bringin it on PC earlier.

But the main reason for KS is to add more content and features to the game that we initially thought to make much simpler. Features mostly suggested by the community here and on many of game forums. Thus I can say Joan is truly the community driven project.

John will be added to Steam too - a bit later.
UnloosingZeus Jun 22 @ 11:55am 
PARGE LENUS Jun 21 @ 9:40am