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About The Game:

  • Sci-Fi - I love reading all types of science fiction {Asimov, Niven, Heinlein, Card, Howey, Clark, Wells, etc.} and have always tried to find away to include that genre in my games.
  • Rogue-like - This game is more like a rogue-lite. There is perma-death if your squad members die: but gear-levels and game progress are persistent.
  • Progress - Your squad mates gain levels through progressing through the cave, killing enemies, unlocking lore, missions, etc. Each level will unlock Perks giving your squad mate special abilities or passive bonuses. These perks are lost when squad dies.
  • Cave Diving - Without divulging too much of the story, this game takes place on a giant asteroid. Inside this asteroid are many dangers and rewards for your men/women to find.
  • Story - Humor is the keyword here. More on this later
  • Platformer - Side scrolling, cave diving, rocket jumping.

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DESCRIPTION: First public release of The Superfluous.

FEATURES:

  • Two biomes (cave and water) with over 16 different enemies.

  • Single player and 2 player Co-Op Multiplayer.

  • Controller/gamepad support (only tested with XBox 360 controller).

  • Unlocked all current squad-mates in this demo.

  • 15 different weapons (more planned).

  • Spend your jewels on upgrades for your equipment.

NOT INCLUDED:

  • 3 and 4 player multiplayer.

  • Squad-mate leveling system, XP, and Squad-mate perks.

  • Other biomes (lava and jungle?).

  • Story and lore.

  • Boss levels.

  • ... and more to come

Currently looking for people to play, comment, review, and/or record gameplay.

The Superfluous - Released on STEAM

The Superfluous - Released on STEAM

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The Superfluous is now released on STEAM for the discounted price of $4.97.

The Superfluous - itcho.io EA release

The Superfluous - itcho.io EA release

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The Superfluous is now available to buy at itch.io. There is also a demo to download before you buy. All purchases will include a Steam key.

The Superfluous - Kickstarter and Steam Greenlight

The Superfluous - Kickstarter and Steam Greenlight

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We have launched our Kickstarter and Greenlight campaigns. Come see all the cool goodies we have for you and vote yes on Greenlight.

IT'S ALL ABOUT THE GAMEPLAY

IT'S ALL ABOUT THE GAMEPLAY

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Gameplay. You can have the coolest looking game, with the best soundtrack, and a kick-butt story; but if the game isn't fun, you failed. Gameplay is everything...

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The Superfluous v0.1

The Superfluous v0.1

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First DEMO release of "The Superfluous" [soo-pur-floo-uh s] A cave-diving, sci-fi, rogue-lite, platformer with jet packs and lots of explosions.

Extra Loading Screen Music

Extra Loading Screen Music

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Boss Fight

Boss Fight

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Music File - Boss Fight - The Superfluous. WAV format

Biome 4

Biome 4

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Music File - Biome 4 - The Superfluous. WAV format

Biome 3

Biome 3

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Music File - Biome 3 - The Superfluous. WAV format

Biome 2

Biome 2

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Music File - Biome 2 - The Superfluous. WAV format

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