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SWOOOORDS! Colon Lords of the Sword is a cooperative dungeon-crawling brawler for up to 4 players. It's inspired by Gauntlet, Golden Axe, Bastion, and Spiral Knights.
 

  • Delve deep into procedurally-generated dungeons, brutally defeating swarms of enemies
  • Challenging combat means you are always close to death, but skillful timing of attacks, dodges, blocks, counters, and other abilities will ensure your continued survival
  • Permanent death: Choose wisely, you only have one life to live!
  • Wield one of many swords, each with their own special abilities
  • Gamepad-enabled! Play locally with up to four friends
  • A brütäl heavy metal soundtrack by Pip Malt
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2 comments by nihilocrat on Mar 16th, 2013

I made a quick bugfix release. These bugs are pretty annoying, so I would suggest you download it. Here's some gifs to entice you!

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GAME OVER MANGAME OVER MANGAME OVER MANTrue Doom Murderhead

== 1.3.1 CHANGELIST (Mar 16 2013) ====Bugfixes only... but important bugfixes!

  • Fix : A bug in joystick detection code made it so that keyboard-controlled co-op players would always attack towards the mouse pointer if no joysticks were connected
  • Fix : Elite enemies (depth 5 and lower) were much less elite than intended. They now have x2 the hitpoints and do x2 the damage of normal enemies.
  • Fix : If a new player joins mid-game, they will no longer join unarmed.
  • Fix : Origin of bullets for special attacks would sometimes be in the completely wrong direction.
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SWOOOORDS! 1.3.1 Windows

SWOOOORDS! 1.3.1 Windows

Mar 16, 2013 Full Version 3 comments

== 1.3.1 CHANGELIST (Mar 16 2013) ==== Bugfixes only... but important bugfixes! - Fix : A bug in joystick detection code made it so that keyboard-controlled...

SWOOOORDS! 1.3.1 Mac

SWOOOORDS! 1.3.1 Mac

Mar 16, 2013 Full Version 0 comments

== 1.3.1 CHANGELIST (Mar 16 2013) ==== Bugfixes only... but important bugfixes! - Fix : A bug in joystick detection code made it so that keyboard-controlled...

SWOOOORDS! 1.3.1 Linux

SWOOOORDS! 1.3.1 Linux

Mar 16, 2013 Full Version 3 comments

== 1.3.1 CHANGELIST (Mar 16 2013) ==== Bugfixes only... but important bugfixes! - Fix : A bug in joystick detection code made it so that keyboard-controlled...

SWOOOORDS! 1.3 Windows

SWOOOORDS! 1.3 Windows

Mar 13, 2013 Full Version 5 comments

== v1.3 CHANGELIST (Mar 14 2013) ==== Too many changes to fit in the summary! Check out the full description.

SWOOOORDS! 1.3 Mac

SWOOOORDS! 1.3 Mac

Mar 13, 2013 Full Version 0 comments

== v1.3 CHANGELIST (Mar 14 2013) ==== Too many changes to fit in the summary! Check out the full description.

SWOOOORDS! 1.3 Linux

SWOOOORDS! 1.3 Linux

Mar 13, 2013 Full Version 1 comment

== v1.3 CHANGELIST (Mar 14 2013) ==== Too many changes to fit in the summary! Check out the full description.

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hardkormaster
hardkormaster Jun 10 2013, 10:02am says:

Can you make a android version?

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nihilocrat
nihilocrat Jun 19 2013, 12:42pm replied:

I've actually already been working on one! I'm about halfway done and just need to stop getting distracted by other projects.

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nihilocrat
nihilocrat May 24 2013, 10:13pm replied:

The dungeon goes on infinitely! There's no end. According to my stats, people have gotten as deep as Depth 12.

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Evropi
Evropi Jun 5 2013, 6:42am replied:

Say, does the difficulty increase again? The highest level I too have reached is 7. I noticed an increase in the enemies' strength after level 5. Does this occur at a later point as well?

Also, does progression in sword strength cease at the trio of Finn's Sword, Terminus Est and the huge one that makes explosive skulls (my favourite, though I can't remember its name!)?

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nihilocrat
nihilocrat Jun 19 2013, 12:40pm replied:

The difficulty keeps increasing indefinitely, but not in the same way as the level 5 upgrade to "elite" enemies. Those are indeed the final swords. The sword you are thinking of is TRUE DOOM MURDERHEAD, a term borrowed (with permission!) from the Barkleyverse: Kickstarter.com

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nihilocrat
nihilocrat Mar 31 2013, 9:48pm replied:

You're not supposed to start any deeper than 5, so getting messages for unlocking lower depths is indeed an error.

Thanks for the bug report!

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nihilocrat
nihilocrat Mar 17 2013, 11:09am replied: +1 vote     reply to comment
GamingZone
GamingZone Mar 17 2013, 1:09pm replied:

Thanks ;)

i can play with your game, but with a keyboard AZERTY, it's hard, u need to do Z=W and Q=A for i can play normaly with your game :-)

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