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The Bounty
Genre: RPG, Puzzle, Arcade
Platforms: PC
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
Jul 28, 2014 @ 10:32am

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Release date: Coming soon to Steam, available now at other outlets- see Indie DB page for further details!
Enter The Bounty.

It's a retro-inspired competitive RPG, with an East meets West approach, deviously combined with an arcade high score sensibility. An experience that will challenge your wits as you push to survive, uncover a multitude of secrets, and earn the high score.

Interact with players around the world- share your scores, and find out who is the best in official high score and specialized competitions.

The Bounty is unapologetically old school. No level grinding. No place to hide. Death is permanent. Even saving your game subtracts from your score. Your victory is in your own hands. Develop your own strategies, power your character the way you want to, and eventually conquer the game... if you can.

Remember- there is a secret, a trap, or a monster at every turn. Even some of the levels, creatures and treasures may not stay the same from play to play. Can you survive The Bounty?

5% of all sales will be going towards one of GWW's favorite charities, Extra-Life. You can learn more about this charity at, or more about our general charity/benefit work at

Want to try the game? Be sure to check out the free shareware version- available at and
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LudicrousDa3ve  [author] Nov 26, 2014 @ 12:00pm 
Thank you! Be sure to try out the free Shareware version at It's the full first episode, and gives a good taste of the game's odd mix of styles.

Smer4, Zombie Race looks crazy, btw!
Smer4 Nov 18, 2014 @ 6:27pm 
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Cool game! vote please for mine too. Thanks in advance!
Key/Dark Star Sep 16, 2014 @ 5:09pm 
I made an item in the game!
ToiletNinjas Sep 16, 2014 @ 10:19am 
I have put -hours- into this game and it never stops being fun! It is a brutal, heartless challenge that will crush your quivering soul. I hesitate to use the oft-trod "It's like Dark Souls but _" motif, but honestly it's like Dark Souls and Dragon Quest had a twisted, evil baby born with a straight razor in each hand and singing a Pantera song on its way out of the womb.
hmytos Sep 7, 2014 @ 1:43pm 
I voted. Good luck ^^
16wrigb Sep 5, 2014 @ 1:44pm 
way to steal the loading screen of Baldurs Gate for ps2
xhanort7 Aug 25, 2014 @ 2:04pm 
LudicrousDa3ve  [author] Aug 25, 2014 @ 6:12am 
That's the gist of it, Deadman Talking! It's basically an RPG- puzzles, battles, riddles, etc- with tropes like experience and gold stripped down, replaced with a focused, arcadey high score approach.
Deadman Talking Aug 23, 2014 @ 2:05am 
"it's an RPG with a hi score!" that's you, that's what you're saying.
Timeslip Aug 21, 2014 @ 7:25am 
Looks really good. Upvoted!