What happens when DLC practices go too far? An indie developer makes a game that mocks the industry and its foibles, that's what! Defeat the bad guy, save the world and get the girl! But first you'll need to find coins to buy DLC to enable animation, sound and even pausing.

Thankfully this is just satire and all the DLC is purchased with in-game coins. But consider it a cautionary tale for the future...

- Platforming action! Coins to collect, a princess to save, a bad guy to defeat. You like that stuff, right?
- 16 different DLC packs, each providing quiet introspection on the state of the gaming industry
- 10 awardments to earn and make you feel reasonably satisfied with yourself

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2 comments by bkane on Mar 18th, 2013

New bonus campaign added!

Experience "Live Freemium or Die!", the brand new campaign offering a new world to explore and a new enemy to defeat! And of course, new awardments and new DLC packs too!

- Brand new full length campaign
- 17 more DLC packs to collect
- 10 more awardments to earn
- New speedrun timer and post-game statistic

Download the update through the Desura or grab one of the newly updated standalone installers.

Happy questing!

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emtilt Mar 21 2013, 9:45pm says:

Will us Desura buyers get a Steam key?

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Somebee Mar 24 2013, 7:23am replied:

NO, watch out this side under the "BUY"-option:


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emtilt Mar 24 2013, 12:34pm replied:

That doesn't really answer the question of whether people who bought the Desura version before the Steam version even existed will get a key, only what future buyers will get.

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DoomOfGods Jul 13 2013, 2:47pm replied:

yeah :/ would be nice if we could get also get the steam achievements lol

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Arstemis Mar 20 2013, 4:37pm says:

Also, amazing game. The original campaign alone has tons of replay value and is hilarious. I'm yet to try out the 'Freemium or Die' expansion but I just hope for something equally as good.

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Arstemis Mar 20 2013, 4:35pm says:

I know that you posted this awhile back, in response to spookybro's comment, but this game is easily an hour long if yo udo everything to perfection with tons of replay value on the original alone. I got 3 hours of genuien entertainment out of this game. It's a spoof but it's done well.

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all_zebest Mar 18 2013, 9:19pm says:

I bought the game on XBox 360. Will the new campaign be added on the X-Box 360 version?

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bkane Mar 18 2013, 10:24pm replied:

DLC Quest and Live Freemium or Die are separate campaigns on Xbox LIVE Indie Games (and are 80 MS points each accordingly).

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richomincho Mar 6 2013, 6:45pm says:

Dlc Quest walkthrough en castellano
Parte 1
Parte 2

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Player_Review Feb 26 2013, 12:27am says:

So many games on Desura see developer comments and replies... not this one.

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Kateweb Feb 22 2013, 5:14am says:

If this is available or mac , then why is a mac DL not available on the Indie Royale bundle?

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robinerd Feb 21 2013, 4:34pm says:

Haha I laughed at "Awardements", such a great satiric game :D

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Noviblo Feb 13 2013, 5:24am says:

Though it was short, i liked it. It's very cheap and worth it for making you smile. :D I recommend it.

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DLC Quest
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Going Loud Studios
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Released Nov 2011
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Highest Rated (9 agree) 9/10

Short, but very enjoyable and worth what you're paying for.

Feb 18 2012, 7:44am by Charetard

Lowest Rated (4 agree) 3/10

Underneath its somewhat funny satire, it's just a very short and very basic platformer, even with all DLC. One might say that's part of the joke, but "it's bad on purpose" doesn't really make it worth playing.

Mar 19 2012, 9:34pm by Siveran

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