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Skeletal: A Barebones RPG

by Galan - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Take an generic, bad, old-school RPG, and strip out everything but the bones. That elusive thing called 'fun'? Make sure you grab that too. And make sure to accentuate the grind.

Awful game? Social commentary? Sure, why not!

-ADDED BONUS: It's short.

CONTROLS: Arrow keys to navigate, [Z] to select.

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stqn says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 4:32am

The ingame text is blinking weirdly and hard to read. Also without any instruction it’s hard to know what to do.

Jonapulse says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 4:36am

I'll play it if there's a windows build.

Michael Hall says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 8:00pm

which file do I open to play it?

Galan says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 9:24pm

Okay, finally got the Windows build up.

On the topic of instructions, I thought the game was fairly straight-forward. What in particular is the problem?

Furyhunter says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 2:13am

Windows build isn't downloading for me...

Tainted_Code says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 7:35am

Very easy game but it was fun and had a decent amount of enemies. Way too easy to pass through though (literally just spam 'Z'). Good job though!

s0ulcrusher says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 11:41am

Almost done writing my 1-letter strategy guide for this game! This definitely scratched the progression itch :)

Jiddo says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 9:02pm

That game is waaaaaaay too huge at ~98MB for what it is. But it is insanely funny nonetheless :D I actually felt like playing an old school rpg. I maxed out pretty fast, which wasn't after that much grinding, but I like that I have the option to continue doing so. Very cool game. Only complaint was the sound - if you strip the game of everything, don't leave one sfxr generated blip in there.

GetFun says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 9:32pm

yeah, spamming Z i won and killed everyone. Maybe the next ld you can make a more longer game =)

loxo says ...
May 5, 2013 @ 9:51am

Simple game, that fits the theme. Sadly the file size doesn't reflect that.

HelkeGames says ...
May 10, 2013 @ 6:35pm

Fun little game, great job!

cardboard says ...
May 19, 2013 @ 2:51am

I like the enemy models. Neat game.

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