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Insanity's Blade
Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Languages: English
Dec 8, 2013 @ 2:16pm
Jan 26, 2016 @ 7:48pm

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Insanity's Blade - Releasing TOMORROW on Steam!!
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

Release date: December 5th 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

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!
Popular Discussions View All (2)
Mar 27, 2015 @ 10:35am
Welcome to the Greenlight!
Dec 22, 2013 @ 3:19pm
Will this game have multi player co op? Local or online?
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Causal Bit Games  [author] Mar 27, 2015 @ 10:36am 
@Cha0xx We've just been informed that Steam keys should be available now to existing Desura users. We are also working on distributing keys to the winners of the #WGNInsane20 list, which will hopefully be announced in the coming weeks.

Thanks for supporting Insanity's Blade!

-Chris and Daven
Causal Bit Games
Cha0xx Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:25pm 
Great, thanks for the answer!
Cha0xx Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:36am 
Do people who purchased the game on Desura get a Steam key?
Causal Bit Games  [author] Dec 6, 2014 @ 5:25pm 
@Dark.Shingo Yes, we'll be releasing that as DLC content for a small amount extra :) It will be quite large as both the 8bit and 16bit soundtracks will be included
Dark.Shingo Dec 6, 2014 @ 7:00am 
Are you planning on releasing the soundtrack?
Delac Nov 7, 2014 @ 4:01am 
verece estar na steam
AniMichel_Nattie Nov 2, 2014 @ 3:13am 
TioDeadPool Oct 31, 2014 @ 7:49pm 
great game is so original
i can wait to play this game
Filth💕 Oct 30, 2014 @ 11:33am 
Very Nice Game!! Hope it will be better!! #WGNInsane20
Jayjay  [author] Oct 27, 2014 @ 4:23pm 
@Abyss_Walker not really sure! But yes, we're working hard on getting the game ready and released on Steam! More news coming soon :)