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GIGASWORD HAS BEEN FUNDED ON KICKSTARTER! 

Find the Kickstarter here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/726600008/gigasword-an-action-puzzle-metroi...

GigaSword is an action-puzzle metroidvania in which you wield a huge sword that weighs you down. By sticking the sword in the ground, you're able to jump higher, but you become unable to attack. Many of the puzzles revolve around sticking the sword into interactive objects that transport it around the room to areas you wouldn't have been able to reach while holding it. With cataclysm on the horizon, it's up to you to ascend the ancient tower and recover the God Crystal, Gnosis. 

For those of you who played last year's demo, most of the content here should feel familiar.  However, there are a ton of new features included in this demo, such as:

-Map Screen: The game now has a map screen! 

-Redesigned Areas: Both the Outskirts and the Monastery feature new tilesets, background art, and re-designed layouts!

-New enemies: Face off against fearsome foes! Many of the other enemies have improved AI as well. 

-Health Upgrades: Collect all five emerald feathers and offer them to any save point to increase your maximum health!

-Sword Upgrades: Use the Ore you collect from enemies and chests to unlock new attacks! In this demo, you can unlock Crawling Spark; a ranged attack that fires from the sword when your health is full. 


CONTROLS:

(On Keyboard)

Move = Arrow Keys

Jump = Space

Attack = C

Dodge = X

Drop Sword = Z

Map = M

(On Controller)

Move = Left Joystick

Jump = A (on xbox gamepad)

Attack = X (on xbox gamepad)

Dodge = Left Bumper

Drop Sword = Y (on xbox gamepad)

Map = Select


Also, you can press f11 to change the window size.

Thank you all so much for following me on this journey. GigaSword has come so far in the last year of development, and it wouldn't have been possible without the love and support of the community. 

If you'd like to stay updated on all things GigaSword, come join the official Discord server! https://discord.gg/ZXH6XPUaKh

Other links:

Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/JackBreen

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCh1fijKgdW9n0rSUngWkHOw

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hybrid_Games_


UPDATES AND BUG FIXES:

2/4/22 - Recovery Chest was not returning your Ore if you had been killed in the air. This has been fixed. 

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What engine is this?

Gamemaker Studio 2!

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I was hoping you wouldn't say that... GMS2 is not a good engine pricing-wise.

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Hello Jack Breen, my name is Bruno, I play indie games, on my YouTube channel here in Brazil, I want to congratulate you on the incredible project, the game has a lot of potential and a tip puts the game on Steam.

Subscribe to the channel to support the work.

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this game is amazing such awesome pixel arts and gameplay make me want to keep on playing it

Hell yeah man, donated and downloaded. Can't wait to see the final result.

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