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The Man in the Cape

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Business owner Mr. Granderson is tired of superheroes standing on the roof of his building, watching over the city. In frustration, he creates a hero-elimination dungeon to trap them and seek his revenge.

You play The Man in the Cape, an unlucky "superhero" who becomes trapped in Mr. Granderson's dungeon. It is up to you to fight Granderson's hordes of nanotech creatures and bring him to justice!!! Progress, room by room, fighting an increasingly challenging army of superhero-hating henchmen!

You must escape, because your city needs you!

- Features -

  • Over 55 rooms of intense single-player survival action!
  • Pit yourself against 20+ different enemies, such as robots, tanks, and deformed superheroes!
  • Daunting boss battles!
  • Utilize weapons like the Rocket Launcher and Flame Thrower against Mr. Granderson's army!
  • Collect treasure drops to purchase unlocks to strengthen The Man in the Cape!
  • Find enemies to unlock in the Enemy Gallery!
  • Explore the limits of your intestinal fortitude in Hardcore Mode!
  • Experience an eclectic soundtrack while you shoot anything that moves.
  • DRM Free.

- System Requirements -

Windows XP SP2+/Vista/7 or Ubuntu Linux, 1.8 Ghz CPU w/ SSE, 512MB RAM, 100MB Free Hard Disk Space, OpenGL 1.1 Compatible Video Card

- Follow -
itch.io: Anthnich.itch.io
Website: Themaninthecape.com
Twitter: Twitter.com
YouTube: Youtube.com
Dev Blog: Anthonydev.tumblr.com


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0 comments by anthnich on Feb 12th, 2014

The Man in the Cape is now available for free. For more info, please visit Themaninthecape.com.

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The Man in the Cape is a twin stick run-and-gun shooter for Windows & Ubuntu.

Business owner Mr. Granderson is tired of superheroes standing on the roof of his building, watching over the city. In frustration, he creates a hero-elimination dungeon to trap them and seek his revenge. You play The Man in the Cape, an unlucky "superhero" who becomes trapped in Mr. Granderson's dungeon. It is up to you to fight Granderson's hordes of nanotech creatures and bring him to justice!!! Progress, room by room, fighting an increasingly challenging army of superhero-hating henchmen! You must escape, because your city needs you!

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Feb 12, 2014 Full Version 0 comments

The full release of The Man in the Cape, v1.1.07 for Windows & Ubuntu.

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anthnich
anthnich Mar 4 2014, 2:39pm says: Online

Game is up @ itch.io. Anthnich.itch.io

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ChrispGames
ChrispGames Nov 26 2012, 11:24am says:

the game is not bad but the roboter sounds are a bit strange

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TrashCan-Man23
TrashCan-Man23 Nov 21 2012, 3:00pm says:

It's like I went 20 years or so back in time.

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Vuud
Vuud Oct 12 2012, 11:03pm says:

Frank Costanza's lawyer?

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Released Oct 15, 2012
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