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Rhythm Doctor
 
 
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Genre: Music
Platforms: PC, Mac
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Mar 18, 2017 @ 1:56pm
Dec 20, 2017 @ 8:50am

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Level Editor Alpha Out Now
Greenlit! It's a kind of literature for green people i think
Description
Release date: Q4 2017 / Q1 2018
Online Browser Demo
Try our browser demo at http://rhythmdr.com to see if this game is for you!

Summary
Rhythm Doctor is the hardest one-button rhythm game you will ever play.

The core idea is simple: slam your spacebar on the 7th beat. But every level has a twist on that concept. In the trailer above, a virus is messing up your connection, leading to glitchstep music, and you have to keep the count to 7 in your head. Further twists include having you master things like polyrhythms, offbeats, hemiolas, irregular time signatures.. and if those don't mean much to you, don't worry - its designed to make you learn music and rhythm theory without even realising it.

Features:
  • 20+ handmade levels, each with their own story.
  • Face-off against a resilient virus in epic glitchstep boss battles.
  • A large cast of doctors and patients feature in an overarching storyline.
  • Play solo campaign or grab a friend for drop-in drop-out local multiplayer!
  • Blind mode, where the game can be played completely via audio cues only.
  • Large amount of challenge levels, New Game+ modes, and modifiers, for the brave.
  • If that's not enough: a robust level editor!! Get our open beta here: Discord[discord.gg]
  • Full visual and audio calibration settings.
  • Millisecond-precise rhythm engine, tested and tweaked over hundreds of hours. (Rhythm games with bad sync are the worst!!)

Aiming for release in Q4 2017 / Q1 2018.

Awards and Quotes

STUDENT IGF NOMINEE 2014

Destructoid
"Even if you've checked it out before, please try this new build. It's deliciously difficult, and that's really what keeps me coming back."

Indie Haven[indiehaven.com]
"A genuine masterclass in rhythm game design."

Eurogamer[www.eurogamer.net]
"a rad Rhythm Paradise-esque browser game (...) sadistically difficult."

http://indiegames.com/2012/12/rhythm_heaven_on_earth_in_the_.html
"The base mechanic and premise of Rhythm Doctor are gold for me. (...) Rhythm is in everything, and I'm glad the developers found it in medicine."

Reddit thread
"You've really nailed that quirky Japanese game sort of personality, that often really quirky and surreal sense of humor with a gentle sort of grounding to it. It has a resonance to it that most games don't." - Clumpy

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Thanks for reading. Follow our development logs over on Twitter, make and play 200+ levels in our Discord[discord.gg], chat in the /r/rhythmdr subreddit (set up by a fan - thanks LaserV5!) and vote for us if you want this game to come to Steam!
Popular Discussions View All (2)
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Nov 23, 2017 @ 3:35pm
To Whoever played the Demo
The Moon Robot
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Feb 14 @ 11:50am
The Rhythm Doctor Lounge! (Discord Server)
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438 Comments
NicGamerBr Sep 18 @ 7:19pm 
i want this game nowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww
⍟ $how Aug 4 @ 2:40pm 
Nice Job , Nice Game!
Pinto Aug 4 @ 5:57am 
I zerei the demo can release this version for the fans?
Jackson Apr 2 @ 11:46am 
Cool
Whats ur problem Dec 19, 2017 @ 11:35pm 
I played this at Comic Fiesta, and it's definitely on my wishlist! :D
DerpingHusky Dec 17, 2017 @ 11:57pm 
i tried the demo on comic fiesta in malaysia and it is definitely a game to die for
DEL_7197 Dec 6, 2017 @ 7:20am 
진심으로 재미있어보이는 게임.
toulet plungrr Oct 30, 2017 @ 4:26am 
nice
Gyung Oct 18, 2017 @ 8:24am 
너무 하고싶다
膜法6教授 Sep 8, 2017 @ 6:47pm 
哇!超喜欢这个游戏!并且喜欢此游戏的编辑器!我自己用编辑器做了一个关卡,耗时5小时!真的玩不厌!超级喜欢!想要节奏编辑器的私聊:slimetabby: