Jarvis is a colorful action-packed Metroidvania game set in a far away land where an evil force has awakened. Amidst the chaos an unlikely hero is summoned forth...

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A quick news update about the Leveling and Loot systems, also featuring some great music from the game!

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Update Time!



Hello everyone, how are you all doing?

We've been quite busy lately and still going strong, so let's cut to the chase! For this update we have:

Music!
Jarvis features a soundtrack inspired by the Castlevania franchise. It's being composed by Simon Petersson and you can check out his portfolio and two Jarvis tunes, "Mepheron Keep" & "Boss Battle" here!

Leveling & Loot!
As for me, I've been busy making the levelling and loot systems. Enemies now drop items that you can pick up and either use, equip or sell at the local trader:


Yaaay?


A familiar concept, in most Metroidvanias & RPG games is how you gain EXP and eventually you level up and raise your stats:

As Jarvis gain more levels he grows noticeably stronger and enemies that used to take a lot of hits suddenly go down with very little resistance:


Weeeee!


New Area in the makings!
I am currently planning several new areas for the game. The first one to be finished is a place I've shown very briefly in the trailer and it's still just the bare bones:

Basically I am currently creating the tile-set, here's the current status:


So much space to fill with pixels!


There are several more areas to come, more on that a bit later however!

That's all for this time, hope to see you again soon!

Cheers,
chrilley

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IctionGames
IctionGames

Looks really nice :)

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chrilley Author
chrilley

Thanks!

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IEveRtoNI
IEveRtoNI

Hey! How did i not see this before? Really good.

Also, the music is awesome. I mean, a good soundtrack helps to build a great atmosphere for the game, and you guys are on the right path!

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chrilley Author
chrilley

Thank you! It's certainly hard to gain attention :P

Yeah, Simon is doing a tremendous job with the soundtrack :)

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M_9
M_9

Wow! Looks fantastic :D I will follow this! Love the music - keep up the good work ^^

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chrilley Author
chrilley

Thank you! We will do our best :)

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dave_5430
dave_5430

Holy balls, that combat sold me.
Watched!

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chrilley Author
chrilley

Thanks! Glad you like it :)

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Blackbaronofhell
Blackbaronofhell

its so good, i will play of corse.

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chrilley Author
chrilley

Thanks! Hope you'll enjoy it once it's out! :)

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DonleyTimeFoundation
DonleyTimeFoundation

Love it! Looks fantastic!

-Tim

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chrilley Author
chrilley

Thanks :)

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