A single-player 2D action RPG. Flare is not a reimplementation of an existing game or engine. It is a tribute to and exploration of the action RPG genre.

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5 comments by feillyne on Sep 29th, 2012

Flare v0.17 is out!

New features in v0.17:
- all menus now easy to mod/reskin!
- new Powers tree with traditional tabs and spendable points
- Shared Stash! Collect epics, hoard resist gear, or buff your new characters
- Warp Zone: fast-travel map to get around the alpha demo campaign

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You can download Flare through Desura or on IndieDB from the Downloads section: indiedb.com/games/flare/downloads

Flare is completely open-source and moddable. You can download
Flare source files (including artwork & assets) on Github: Github.com
and FLARE game engine on Github as well: Github.com
source code is licensed under GNU GPL v3 and the default Flare mod (including translations) under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

Many talented artists were involved in the creation of Flare. The full credit list is here: Github.com

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Flare v0.19 Windows

Flare v0.19 Windows

Jan 26, 2014 Full Version 0 comments

The latest 0.19 version of Flare bringing new engine and game changes. Click "read more" to see the changelog.

Flare v0.19 Linux

Flare v0.19 Linux

Jan 26, 2014 Full Version 0 comments

The latest 0.19 version of Flare bringing new engine and game changes. Click "read more" to see the changelog.

Flare v0.19 Mac

Flare v0.19 Mac

Jan 26, 2014 Full Version 0 comments

The latest 0.19 version of Flare bringing new engine and game changes. Click "read more" to see the changelog.

Flare v0.18 Windows

Flare v0.18 Windows

Nov 6, 2013 Full Version 0 comments

The new 0.18 version of Flare that features: * 10 Equipment Slots, up from 4 (and easily configurable). * Starting "Class" choice (beginner's power/item...

Flare v0.18 Mac

Flare v0.18 Mac

Nov 6, 2013 Full Version 0 comments

The new 0.18 version of Flare that features: * 10 Equipment Slots, up from 4 (and easily configurable). * Starting "Class" choice (beginner's power/item...

Flare v0.18 Linux

Flare v0.18 Linux

Nov 6, 2013 Full Version 0 comments

The new 0.18 version of Flare that features: * 10 Equipment Slots, up from 4 (and easily configurable). * Starting "Class" choice (beginner's power/item...

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DocPainkiller
DocPainkiller Jan 11 2013, 2:39am says:

Class! Pure class! This game is absolutely brilliant. Better than Torchlight II or whatever. Can't wait another version.

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trekie12cat
trekie12cat Jan 6 2013, 10:48pm says:

i have high hopes for this game,

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agentbj09
agentbj09 Dec 27 2012, 2:57am says:

Thus far, I have not tried the magic or melee combat, but the smaller life pool at the start is a nice change versus other ARPGs. And it gave me a Dark Souls vibe when I was risking getting hit.

Playing as an archer feels smooth though, and the piercing attack at level 1 does offer a chance to herd/file enemies and risk hitting more than one versus run back and fill them all with shots.

Looking forward to seeing how this develops.

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fefniir
fefniir Dec 25 2012, 5:46pm says:

Interesting game, shows a lot of promise. Had trouble starting at first, but I solved it by trying to start the game from a console, which returned that files were missing, finding which packages contained the files, and installing them. For me the missing files were libsdl-mixer1.2, and libsdl-ttf2.0-0

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Sabotoge
Sabotoge Dec 24 2012, 2:19pm says:

This Was Really Fun!
This Could Be The Next Diablo!
Cant Wait For The Next Update!

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flosslibreculture
flosslibreculture Dec 15 2012, 11:42am says:

Uhm, why would FLARE only work in Ubuntu 12.10 and not in Ubuntu 12.04? Desurium has downloaded your game but using the launcher it won't run. If I run the game manually by double-clicking the executable on /home/johndoe/.desura/games/Flare/flare then the game starts up just fine.

I don't think it's a problem with Desurium because Tremulous launches just fine.

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kingbeowulf
kingbeowulf Dec 9 2012, 12:18am says:

The download shows as available for linux 32-bit. The source compiles and runs fine on x86_64 (e.g.Slackware64 14.0). Could we get the 64-bit port added to the installation list?

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wanrazin94
wanrazin94 Nov 29 2012, 8:19am says:

Can i continue the old save games on latst vr?

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clintbellanger
clintbellanger Nov 30 2012, 6:30pm replied:

During Alpha not everything will carry over between versions. E.g. when we release v0.18 we have all new inventory slots (10, up from 4) so a lot of the items have to be redone.

After we hit Beta those major changes will cool down. At the same time final content will be created. Most of the current maps will be reworked to flow better and work towards a better story.

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morpheous33
morpheous33 Nov 28 2012, 8:26am says:

I am lvl 6 and i think i beat the game, I unlocked all the warp zones in the basement and all the places that i'm able to find are unknown or i have been to. This game is awesome, i gave it a 10 and i want to know when more is coming...Can't wait to see the unknown locations :D

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