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Primal Light, built with the free and open source Godot Engine, is an action-platformer with pixel artwork that looks divine like some of the classics on Amiga and it's releasing on July 9. Linux support is also confirmed to be available right away.

"Inhabit Krog, a mysterious blue creature in a red loincloth, as he traverses a labyrinth of ladders, levers, traps, and monsters. Explore the nooks and crannies of a bizarre and evocative world as you hack and slash your way to victory, leaving a graveyard of grotesque bosses in your wake."

You can see the trailer below, and honestly I do think this looks slick. I have seriously fond memories of games like Gods, Shadow of the Beast and a ton more on Amiga that Primal Light somewhat resembles but with much crispier graphics.

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Feature Highlight:

  • Explore a bizarre and evocative world filled with ladders, levers, traps, and monsters, arranged linearly across 10 levels.
  • Face 10 challenging bosses in arcade-style combat reminiscent of the 16-bit era.
  • Master new acrobatic abilities as you progress, allowing you to overcome obstacles and enemies.
  • Dive into challenging side paths to uncover hidden collectibles, unlocking upgrades and passive abilities.
  • Experience stunning pixel art and a majestic soundtrack.

You can now wishlist/follow on Steam ready for release on July 9.

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dpanter 16 Mar, 2020
Yay, Godot! Game does look sweet in its 16-bitty goodness.
furaxhornyx 17 Mar, 2020
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There was a demo on itch.io, too bad I couldn't find how to install it...

The game looks nice, and I hope the trailer music will be part of the final game <3

Wishlisted :)
dpanter 17 Mar, 2020
Quoting: furaxhornyxThere was a demo on itch.io, too bad I couldn't find how to install it...
Simple click install and play with the itch.io Linux native client, highly recommend it!
furaxhornyx 18 Mar, 2020
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Quoting: dpanterSimple click install and play with the itch.io Linux native client, highly recommend it!

Hm, didn't know there was an itch client... but it needs yet another account creation. I'll think about it

Thanks for the tip !
dpanter 18 Mar, 2020
If you rather download manually, you'll need to manually mark the binary primal-light-demo.x86_64 as executable before you can run it.
Takes 5 seconds and can be done with any file manager or use the terminal:
chmod +x primal-light-demo.x86_64
furaxhornyx 18 Mar, 2020
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Quoting: dpanterIf you rather download manually, you'll need to manually mark the binary primal-light-demo.x86_64 as executable before you can run it.
Takes 5 seconds and can be done with any file manager or use the terminal:
chmod +x primal-light-demo.x86_64

Thanks a lot, it worked! I remember trying to execute the files in it, but none of them was recognized as an executable file, I was just asked what should the files be opened with... and I had no clue :S:
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