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Just Beneath The Skin 2D
Platforms: PC
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
Apr 2, 2014 @ 6:51pm
Mar 9 @ 2:09pm

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Just Beneath The Skin is a story driven action/puzzle RPG revolving around Shyla, whom unknowingly and unwillingly is forced into battling for her life and for the lives of many others.


Shyla lives with her father and brother in the woods, her mother disappeared when she was ten years old and never returned. Seven years later a stranger comes to her father from the woods, soon Shyla will begin a journey that will take her into a world she never could have imagined, a world far beyond her comprehension and far beyond limiting conceptions.

For Shyla, there is a long road ahead, for those who have been watching her since birth, there is a long wait ahead and for the God that is living inside of her body, well for him, his long wait is over.

He will use Shyla to be re-birthed into existence and once again try to rule the universe. The question is….

Will Shyla be able to stand up to the tests that are coming her way?

Will she fulfill her destiny?

Or will she be consumed by the darkness...?

In due time all the answers will fall into place...


  • Story Driven Gameplay Style
  • Complicated puzzles
  • SBS (Sideview Battle System) and ATB (Active Time Battle System)
  • Stage Select
  • Animated Characters (Dialogue)
  • 8 Directional Movement
  • Manual Stat boosting capability
  • Spirit Alignment System
  • Journal
  • Side-Quests
  • Quick save (for saving on the go when it’s dire)
  • 3 different storylines to discover, 3 different lives to live
  • 30+ stages to explore and conquer (for starters)
  • Console window responds to game such as: Full console window shakes/moves
  • Fishing Feature
  • Mining Feature


JBS first started as a book idea, when I was younger I would write away in my notebook story ideas/plots and extend on them if I liked the base. I loved the concept of this game so much that I wrote an entire 150 page novel to really bring the JBS world alive, after several years of revisions and edits to the draft I thought about publishing it. Considering I know the story inside and out from what I envisioned it was more of a video game/anime then a book. So with that JBS for the PC was born, starting from scratch it is where it is today because of how much I love this story.

I also expanded on the JBS world and wrote two sequel books that not only bring you into more brand new worlds but continue where the story left off each book, pulling you in and making you want more!

JBS is already well into development, and you can check out the latest Beta v1.8

(caution, this game is not intended to be easy)
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Dizzy Media Inc  [author] Jan 24 @ 8:40am 
The game has been greenlit! Thanks so much to everyone who voted! ^_^
Valkeala Software Jan 23 @ 10:07pm 
LunarCoreGames Jan 23 @ 11:09am 
Looks good!
Dizzy Media Inc  [author] Jan 22 @ 3:04pm 
Well after some time I decided to un-hide the steam greenlight campaign for Just Beneath The Skin and see where it goes :) Feel free to give it a vote if you like what you see!
LowDownDirtyGamer Aug 22, 2014 @ 9:11am 
Voted. Game looks like it has promise
Walmet Jul 25, 2014 @ 12:44pm 
GhostPiRunner Jul 14, 2014 @ 4:40am 
i'm just confused. please present your game better if you votes for it
Beta (HH!) Jul 8, 2014 @ 6:12am 
Yes, just actually looks like a perfect game for steam trading cards too XD
TRWX Jul 7, 2014 @ 9:22pm 
Weeaboo fantasy game 0/10
Snow FoX Jul 6, 2014 @ 8:27pm 
Commentary was stupid...That fat guy.....No good for sales.....Game is not understood....Explain it better