Humanity has been brought back to the dark ages.

Remnants of a highly advanced civilization still exist.

To save your village, you must search for the legendary weapon known as Aegis.

CORE MECHANICS

Aegis is a 2D, exploration-focused puzzle platformer with tower defense inspired combat. By utilizing multiple characters who have special abilities, players combine powers in a fast-paced, mastery focused environment to overcome the challenges that stand between them and Aegis.

EXPLORE- Discover the world of Elam, a beautiful yet dangerous place lost to time. Brimming with dangerous beasts, forgotten ruins, and powerful relics, Elam is brought to life with uniquely handpainted pixel art style by Bryce Kho.
BUILD - Level up and customize unique character classes (Engineer and Hunter to start. Monk and Assassin are stretch goals!). The engineer unlocks turrets and defenses while the Hunter wields new weapons and traps.
DEFEND - Fight off enemies from all sides - but you won't have to do it alone. With Dynamic Character Swapping, switch between multiple characters on the battle field, position your characters carefully, and utilize their passive abilities effectively to survive.

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2 comments by GUTSDepartment on Jul 30th, 2014


We have just launched on Kickstarter! The game has been more than a year in development and we have just launched with a great trailer with music and sound from Power Up Audio!

HUMANITY HAS BEEN BROUGHT BACK INTO THE DARK AGES, BUT REMNANTS OF A ONCE HIGHLY ADVANCED CIVILIZATION STILL EXIST.

In a world where control over ancient technologies means power, a ruthless Empire has arisen. You play as a pair of Ruinhunters searching for the one thing that can save their village - a legendary weapon known as Aegis.








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INtense! Staff
INtense! Aug 20 2014, 8:09pm says:

beautiful art style, love it

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Bladen
Bladen Jul 31 2014, 9:59am says:

Woooow looks great :) tracking this game and will back.
Will there realy an ios app *__* this would be so awesome

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Fireball24
Fireball24 Jul 30 2014, 5:12pm says:

*clap* *clap* the art is awesome

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deal266
deal266 Jul 17 2014, 11:36pm says:

Art style looks very nice, I'll be following

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GUTSDepartment Creator
GUTSDepartment Jul 19 2014, 1:33am replied:

Thanks! :D

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Aegis Defenders
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May 28 2015, 12:21am

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#steam keys will be available for BETA backers later today! Will send out an email and Kickstarter update when we have confirmation!

May 27 2015, 1:58pm

Finalizing the Steam key release process. Ooooh yeah.

May 20 2015, 2:15pm

Speaking of the next release.... Working on getting on Steam Keys for easy updates! T.co

May 19 2015, 5:17pm

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