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Koya Rift is an action-packed platform shooter that is built around circular gameplay; which emphasizes heavy replayability by feeding the player a stream of short term goals that don’t end. In Koya Rift, the player must enter a hostile planet and destroy an alien race so the planet can be colonized. Each round, the player is dropped off at the surface and must venture into procedurally generated caves, earning upgrades and buying units as he goes along. The difficulty adjusts precisely to the skill of the player over time, providing them with a consistent challenge.

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soryuken Mar 2 2013, 1:23pm says:

Just need to say i did buy it !! BUT : This need Multiplayer 2 player split screen and same screen when close action ! Need to put an overall effort in the real time ( base creation thing :) ! To me , it is good right now, but need too much imagination to feel or understand the need of a hero in the game. And you should make a point system too ! yeah in singleplayer only. And it would be a hit !!

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SunnyKatt Creator
SunnyKatt Mar 6 2013, 10:24am replied:

Unfortunately split screen isn't possible with this game, because the logic / rendering is too intertwined. :(
I would love to expand on the campaign one day. That would be cool indeed. Thanks for the suggestions!

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Voidfox Dec 19 2012, 12:38am says:

I too get this crash as well as random crashes (more rare) when playing.

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KeizerGhidorah Sep 7 2012, 10:28pm says:

Pressing any key to exit the "Know Your Energy Types" screen causes the game to crash with the following error:

ERROR in action number 8 of Draw Event for object obj_control:
Error in code at line 1487:
sprite_delete(global.spr_loadscreen_lang); //done with you
at position 35: Unknown variable spr_loadscreen_lang

Running current version (1.1) under Win7 64-bit.

Otherwise, the game's awesome.

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SunnyKatt Creator
SunnyKatt Sep 13 2012, 8:26am replied:

A few people have been reporting this problem and I haven't been able to zero in on the cause yet. Does this happen after you play a few rounds successfully? That's what it seems like for most of the users reporting the problem - it happens after a few rounds instead of immediately. This is a bit hard to track down because it's a memory error that only happens on some systems. Thanks!

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KeizerGhidorah Sep 15 2012, 6:36am replied:

That error, yes.

Went in and started a new game. Went in to try and recreate the error, and got this:

ERROR in action number 8 of Draw Event for object obj_control:
Trying to delete non-existing sprite.

Don't know itf that helps, either.

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SunnyKatt Creator
SunnyKatt Sep 16 2012, 11:42pm replied:

They're related to the same problem. For some reason there's a problem with the in-engine sprite management for some computers on this build. I'll let you know when I ship a build of the game later with the problem fixed.

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kof_91 Jul 26 2012, 1:22am says:

The game can't seems to save my profile. Everytime I start the game it prompts me to enter profile name.

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SunnyKatt Creator
SunnyKatt Jul 26 2012, 8:43am replied:

It won't save a profile unless you complete the tutorial + one additional battle (otherwise there isn't player data to write because the tutorial doesn't have adjustment on).

Also, entering your profile name at the beginning is normal. Just enter the same name, and it will load your old file. That's how it chooses which file to load. :)

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WalmartpoliceCEO Feb 14 2012, 5:48am says:

D: Damnit, I just missed your sale by four hours.


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SunnyKatt Creator
SunnyKatt Feb 14 2012, 6:11pm replied:

Something coming next week. Don't worry. :D

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