Well, the best way I have to describe the game is "Super Meat Boy meets Portal" aka "Reach the chamber exit fast and without dying".

Sounds easy, uh? It is! Except for traps, lasers, lava waterfalls and the ever spinning saws. Levels are designed to kill you (and they will, often) and you'll find that the only way to reach the exit door is to exploit the level itself with a sequence of running, jumping, wall grinding and wall jumps.

If you:

  • like fast action games
  • are not afraid to mercilessly die, die, die before completing a level
  • are a masochistic hardcore gamer
  • like to battle to reach the best leaderboard positions
  • know what a ragequit is

then, this game is for you :D

Gearscape will be available on many platforms, including:

  • Windows, Macintosh and Linux computers (keyboard or gamepad)
  • iOS and Android tablets (touch controls)
  • OUYA game console (gamepad)
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Acid level Oops, this is going to hurt Level designer going berserk :D
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0 comments by cominu on Apr 20th, 2013

Here's a new update about Gearscape!

As always, a big thanks to all the beta testers! Here's some world stats:

  • 102 players
  • 71082 levels played
  • 4732 levels completed
  • 66350 total deaths

Wow, that's 650 deaths per player! Now that's what I call dedication! :D

Changelog

  • Gamepad/keyboard mode (just press "start" on your gamepad)
  • Better gamepad support on win and mac
  • Slightly late jump now is allowed when jumping off a ledge
  • Leaderboards data caching for faster visualisation
  • 14 of 20 Acid levels are now available

Acid level

Closed beta keys available (and free!)
Don't forget, if you want to try the game for free and help us refine the levels, just create yourself an account in the forums and then send us an email at beta@subvertgames.com including your forum username and we'll send you how to download the game.

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joneau Jul 10 2013, 2:51am replied:

.....how about if you just send him a email(create the forum account) and wait for the code :D

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DanieleGiardini
DanieleGiardini Apr 24 2013, 3:30pm says:

I tried Gearscape, and though I was a pain-in-the-*** betatester, I have to say it's an awesome game, with a lot of verve :)

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Selyp
Selyp Apr 23 2013, 12:26pm says:

Game is looking pretty good so far! Made a quick look/review video here - Youtube.com

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Selyp
Selyp Apr 23 2013, 5:19pm replied:

To add to this here is a quick Pros and Cons of what I liked

Pros
- Really love the art style. It feels really crisp and fits great with the game.
- The physics are spot on
- It feels very satisfying to master a level
- Music is awesome!
- Leaderboards and Global Stats are a nice touch
- Each level feels unique and takes a different skill to master, lots of new things introduced at a great pace (Great accomplishment in a game based on having lots of levels)
- Good pacing with the learning curve and training levels

Cons
- For long term play, there aren't very many levels (Obviously more of coming)
- The data disks seem to do nothing (If they do something, it is not apparent)
- The timer should count hundredths of seconds since the final time is counted this way. For example the in-game timer reads 3.5, but my final time is 3.57 - they should be in the same format.

Other than that it's hard to complain about anything - the game seems very polished for a beta, and I haven't found encountered any bugs. Looking forward to seeing how the game develops!

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mrKaizen
mrKaizen Apr 12 2013, 9:21pm says:

I love this ;)

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ElectroMite
ElectroMite Mar 15 2013, 1:30am says:

Anything with gears, I'm in. This does looks interesting.

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joneau
joneau Feb 22 2013, 3:54pm says:

darn looks interesting, i want to play this :D

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