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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omegaxis Mar 17 2012, 4:54am says:

doesn't work on linux/wine due to XNA framework :-(

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Flash112 Mar 17 2012, 7:52pm replied:

You need a DLC for that.. :/

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Poyomon2 Mar 17 2012, 5:09am replied:

The download area tells you that it only works on windows.

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bkane Mar 17 2012, 11:18am replied:

Linux is indeed not supported. However, I have heard that these instructions (for Terraria, but the concept is the same) have worked for some users: Tom-geiger.de

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Lethe_Syl Mar 25 2012, 8:20am replied:

It is supported, but you have to buy the ingame DLC for it.

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MicCloud Mar 17 2012, 2:39am says:

I dunno... Not sure there was enough DLCs...Maybe add a dlc for more dlc.

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envyingchutoy Mar 16 2012, 4:24pm says:

I want a more levels DLC!!!

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envyingchutoy Mar 16 2012, 4:24pm says:

I want a more levels DLC!!!

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JayProductions Mar 16 2012, 10:23am says:

I wish this was a longer game...

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pinguiniv Mar 16 2012, 9:08am says:

A short, but funny and addictive game. Thanks, that was cool time i've spent playing it.

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Centy Mar 16 2012, 8:25am says:

Oooh I can't wait till the angry people come here to comment whilst being completely oblivious to the joke... it's going to be delicious.

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gnumbskull Mar 17 2012, 12:24am replied:

Will it make you feel smarter than the angry random that posts negative feedback towards this game? Will you assume that if an angry individual thinks the game sucks must be because they are "oblivious to the joke". how "delicious" .......... lol @ u ...... "delicious" .......lol.

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Cipe Mar 16 2012, 12:48am says:

Really fun game! I love it.

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DLC Quest
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Going Loud Studios
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Released Nov 1, 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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