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Love your pixel-art side-scrolling action RPGs? Keep an eye on Meifumado, as it looks pretty good and it will be coming to Linux the developer has confirmed. It recently had a successful Kickstarter campaign, where Old Bit Studio raised $48,018 to bring out the full version.

It also popped up on Steam, and it appeared to note Native Linux support in the system requirements. When asked about it the developer said to us: "Hello. Yes, it is correct. We didn't mention any OS. Kickstarter page says PC. That's including Linux." — so far Native fans it's another one to put on your wishlist.

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Game Features:

  • Deep combat system offering multiple fighting styles, special attacks/abilities, sub-weapons and various weapon types.
  • Different non-combat skills: crafting, hunting, stealing.
  • Exploration of a vast, detailed open world ruined by a global war, consisting of many different kinds of locations divided into multiple metroidvania-structured levels; each with its unique environment and atmosphere.
  • Heavy focus on RPG elements: choices with consequences, multiple endings depending on player's actions, factions with their own ideologies, that player can join.
  • Story-driven side quests with multiple ways to complete.
  • Numerous side activities: guarding or raiding caravans, participation in fighting tournaments, gambling.
  • Highly detailed, beautiful pixel art with fluid animations.
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7 comments

dec05eba 4 Apr
Looks really good
lessster 4 Apr
Quoting: dec05ebaLooks really good
Whishlisted on Steam!


Last edited by lessster on 4 April 2022 at 9:49 am UTC
I hope there is a version released on itch.io.
The blood spraying around like a geyser kind of remind me of After The Rain (a movie based on a Kurosawa script).

Looks gorgerous, and I'm a sucker for things giving some Chambara vibes.

I do hope that the game dig on the mechanical focus (at least partly) that FromSoftware (Dark Souls) or Ska Studio (Salt And Sanctuary, such this title tagged along FromSoftware) brought back into mainstream gaming. Tho, if they do something else, it may very interesting. Whitelisted at least, I'll keep an eye on this.


Guess such a game will make me whip out my best impression of Mifune...
BlooAlien 4 Apr
Quote"Kickstarter page says PC. That's including Linux."

Okay. Wishlisted. :)
Jahimself 5 Apr
gore + samurai + 2d combat, I'm in!
hardpenguin 16 Apr
I LOVE THIS


Last edited by hardpenguin on 16 April 2022 at 7:12 am UTC
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