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Griefhelm is a Nidhogg inspired dueling game with a combat system similar to Mount & Blade's, which allows you to attack and parry from three different directions.

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In today's Devlog I wanted to share these 4 brand new maps I'm working on. They are all 90% done :)

Eclipse

In this map, you will find yourself fighting on a rocky landscape under the dim light of a solar eclipse. With a brownish-golden palette contrasted by a greenish-grey dark sky, the environment portrays what could have been thought of as the apocalypse in the dark ages.

Desolation

A pillaged village where silence reigns when afar from the burning houses. You will fight beneath the feet of villagers hung on leafless trees in a grey morning. In this map you can catch on fire when walking passed the houses on fire.

Campsite

In the middle of the night where the only sources of light are torches, you will duel moving from tent to tent until you exit the camp and head into the wilderness. Fighting inside a tent will only show the distorted projected shadow of your character, so keep that in mind when assessing attack distances.

Blizzard

In this map, you'll fight at extreme altitudes during a blizzard, but watch out for the frozen lakes you know how slippery those are!

The video

I made a little video to show you how the maps look:


Griefhelm - Let's talk about realism!

Griefhelm - Let's talk about realism!

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While far from actual HEMA (Historical European Martial Arts), I put a lot of focus on making fights look as realistic as possible. Find out how!

Griefhelm - Pre-release Demo Released

Griefhelm - Pre-release Demo Released

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Here is the demo for the game! Has enough to give you an idea of what the game is, but doesn't spoil too much! :)

Griefhelm 0.4.5 - Two new levels added

Griefhelm 0.4.5 - Two new levels added

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Take the battle on two brand new levels: Aftermath and Throne.

Griefhelm - 0.4.4 - A lot of new weapons!

Griefhelm - 0.4.4 - A lot of new weapons!

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You can now use weapons such as the hammer, spear, one-handed sword, and the mace.

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Griefhelm - 0.5

Griefhelm - 0.5

Demo 9 comments

Sidescrolling combat dueller game which combines Nidhogg's face-offs with Mount & Blade's melee combat.

Griefhelm 0.4.5

Griefhelm 0.4.5

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Sidescrolling combat dueller game which combines Nidhogg's face-offs with Mount & Blade's melee combat

Griefhelm - 0.4.4

Griefhelm - 0.4.4

Demo

Sidescrolling combat dueller game which combines Nidhogg's face-offs with Mount & Blade's melee combat

Griefhelm - 0.4.3

Griefhelm - 0.4.3

Demo 6 comments

Sidescrolling combat dueller game which combines Nidhogg's face-offs with Mount & Blade's melee combat

Griefhelm - 0.4.2.2 (Experimental AI)

Griefhelm - 0.4.2.2 (Experimental AI)

Demo

Sidescrolling combat dueller game which combines Nidhogg's face-offs with Mount & Blade's melee combat

Griefhelm - 0.4.2.1 (Experimental AI)

Griefhelm - 0.4.2.1 (Experimental AI)

Demo 3 comments

Sidescrolling combat dueller game which combines Nidhogg's face-offs with Mount & Blade's melee combat

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yone
yone

Hello I have texted about Griefhelm as part of a Spanish article about the best indie games: T.co

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bengalensis
bengalensis

Hello Mr. @johnnylonack. I got a doubt that the discord invitation has been expired. Can you please explain it or it is just my mistake. Thanks in advance.

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johnnylonack Creator
johnnylonack

Hey there :), yes you are 100% right, I forgot to check the never expire option. It should now work :) Here it is: Discord.gg

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ClemNeverDies
ClemNeverDies

Is this game still getting updates?

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johnnylonack Creator
johnnylonack

Hey Volt, yes I'm working on it intensively. Trying to add AI which is no easy task. I hope I can update you guys soon! :)

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ClemNeverDies
ClemNeverDies

Ok, great! Keep doing what you're doing man.

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ClemNeverDies
ClemNeverDies

Game looks awesome!

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johnnylonack Creator
johnnylonack

Thank you! I really appreciate the support!! :)

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ClemNeverDies
ClemNeverDies

Np, btw, I said it looks awesome because I can't actually play it. Will you be able to make an installer version of the application of the game? Because the rar installer isn't working for me, I can't play the game with the rar thing for some weird reason.

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johnnylonack Creator
johnnylonack

Oh really? The game doesnt require installation... You just click on the sidescroller.exe and it should work

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ClemNeverDies
ClemNeverDies

I have no idea where that's at. Are you able to make an installer for the game? Cause I can't play this unless you make an installer for the game. I have windows 10, and I'm trying to download it with Microsoft Edge, every time I try to download this with that, it takes it to Internet Explorer and it never works after that. Is there something you can do about this?

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ClemNeverDies
ClemNeverDies

Oh ok, hang on I'll try that.

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johnnylonack Creator
johnnylonack

Did you manage to get it working?

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ClemNeverDies
ClemNeverDies

Nope, I don't know what to do.

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johnnylonack Creator
johnnylonack

so you've tried going in WindowsNoEditor->SideScroller.exe and it didn't work? Or are you having issues with the download?

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ClemNeverDies
ClemNeverDies

Nm, I'll see if I can download this another time then.

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johnnylonack Creator
johnnylonack

Instructions.
The file is a .rar which needs to be extracted. Once extracted, you will find a folder called WindowsNoEditor and within that, you'll find SideScroller.exe.

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ClemNeverDies
ClemNeverDies

I don't know where that's at that's the issue I'm having. Will you be able to demonstrate to me where that's at?

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Cant wait for this game! :) T.co

May 15 2019

Super siked for this!!! :) T.co

Apr 18 2019

Menon, a very active member of Griefhelm's community, is a badass fighter and bug-reporter :D #griefhelm … T.co

Apr 10 2019

Working on the terrain in the map Eclipse! #griefhelm #indiegame #indiegamedev #indiegames #gameart #nidhoggT.co

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Being the developer of a game with directional combat made me overconfident in thinking I would be good at this :D… T.co

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