Azriel Odin, ex-assassin, arrives on the rain-drenched planet of Barracus. When things go horribly wrong, he can only seek help from the very criminals he used to work for. Meanwhile, across the galaxy, a man called Delta-Six wakes up in a hospital with no memory. Without knowing where to turn or who to trust, he vows to escape before he loses his identity completely. As fate brings these two closer together, we discover a world where life is cheap, identities are bought and sold, and a quest for redemption can change the fate of a whole galaxy.

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9 comments by INtense! on Jan 8th, 2013

Replay some of the greatest hits from previous Indie Royale bundles in the Replay Bundle Vol. 1. Back by popular demand - grab great titles that you may have missed the first time around! Included in this bundle are FPS and RTS hybrid experience Nuclear Dawn, futuristic tower-defense game Defense Grid: The Awakening, classic 2D adventure game Gemini Rue, and two fast-paced dungeon adventures Soulcaster I and II. Also included is a very special 56-track album bonus (a $20 value!) for those who pay $8 USD or their currency equivalent during this bundle, the 8 Bit Weapon Collection.


First up is InterWave Studios' Nuclear Dawn, available for Windows and Mac on Steam, which offers a full FPS and RTS hybrid experience, without crippling or diluting either side of the game. Players can storm a building as an assault trooper, cling to the shadows with active stealth, or unleash incredible firepower from a high-tech suit of exo-armor, or lead as a commander, marshalling resources and deploying weapons and equipment for your troops. PCGamer praises Nuclear Dawn calling it a "surprisingly deep and well-designed FPS/RTS hybrid."

Also included is Hidden Path Entertainment's Defense Grid: The Awakening, an acclaimed, futuristic tower-defense game for Windows on Steam, Desura, and DRM-free. GameSpot calls it a "quintessential example" of the genre and "compulsively playable" for newcomers and skilled players, as they attempt to fight off hoards of increasingly complex alien assaults. Defense Grid includes *six* additional items of DLC: the Borderlands DLC, Resurgence Map Packs 1-4, and an upgrade from the first Indie Royale, the 'GLaDOS from Portal'-starring You Monster DLC! (The additional DLC is available for Steam only.)

Next up is Wadjet Eye Games' Gemini Rue, available for Windows on Steam, Desura, and DRM-free. A previous Independent Games Festival finalist, the Joshua Nuernberger-created title is a moody, classic 2D adventure game, with a futuristic sci-fi setting and hand-drawn backgrounds galore. IGN raves about Gemini Rue: "[w]ith (for the most part) seamless, intuitive gameplay, impressive atmosphere and one of most well-crafted and interesting storylines seen in recent years, Gemini Rue is a game not just for adventure fans, but for anyone who loves a good, gritty yarn."


Last up are two acclaimed retro RPG-defense games: Soulcaster I and II available for Windows on Desura and DRM-free. Acclaimed indie developer MagicalTimeBean offers up two fast-paced dungeon adventures, where players tactically summon the powers of immortal warriors to battle hordes of monsters, discover secrets, collect treasure and buy powerful upgrades for their immortal allies. DIY Gamer says of Soulcaster II "It's simple, it's focused, it's compelling and it's just plain fun. The simple retro aesthetic works well, and the soundtrack is full of energy and toe-tapping beats. Grab it."

Again, for those who pay $8 USD or their currency equivalent for the Replay Bundle Vol. 1 get a chiptune masterpiece, the 8 Bit Weapon Collection from 8 Bit Weapon. This 56-track album covers over a decade of groundbreaking work by the chipmusic band 8 Bit Weapon and ComputeHer. Featuring 3 hours of chiptastic sounds, the tracks come from multiple albums, singles, remixes and rare demos, and previously unreleased tracks.


You can find more information on the Replay Bundle Vol. 1, including real-time statistics and its current price, on its official website or via its Facebook and Twitter pages. Grab this bundle now while the price is still low (unless kind purchasers lower the price) for an unbeatable deal!

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Toyotame
Toyotame Dec 31 2013, 7:53pm says:

Since it was released with linux port in Humble Bundle...should we expect that port here too?

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Milanium
Milanium Feb 2 2013, 6:51am says:

Will buy it once it has a native Linux version on Desura.

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hardpenguin
hardpenguin Feb 14 2013, 6:35pm replied:

Same here

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commodore256
commodore256 Aug 10 2012, 2:19pm says:

Please change the Engine in the Title to AGS, it's not custom built, it's a pre-existing engine with a name.

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Cheeseness
Cheeseness Jul 30 2012, 10:36am says:

For anybody who's interested, we've organised a developer Q&A/chat session with Gemini Rue creator Joshua Nuernberger as a part of the Double Fine Game Club!

Saturday the 4th of August at 12:00pm PDT (US West Coast time - that's 5:00am on Sunday for those of us on the east coast of Australia).

We'll be meeting up in the #DFAdventure IRC channel on foonetic.net. Details and a webchat link are in the forum thread below (the first post will be updated soon).

Everybody is welcome! :D

Doublefine.com

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s_d
s_d Aug 24 2012, 12:20pm replied:

Damnit! I missed it... and I'm even a DFA backer. I probably missed the Machinarium game club playthrough also :-(

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otikik
otikik May 24 2012, 5:46am says:

Any chance of GR appearing in Ubuntu? <hopeful cat face>

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s_d
s_d Aug 9 2012, 5:28pm replied:

Help with a good, solid, Linux port of Adventure Game Studio, and it will be very easy for Wadjet Eye to properly package it for any distribution. Along with Cognition, AGDI games, and dozens of other awesome AGS adventure games.

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Toploader
Toploader Apr 26 2012, 5:47pm says:

Would like to see the Desura pricing more inline with Steams for this game, as I'd rather buy it via here than Steam. Time for a sale maybe? :)

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XtraOrdinary
XtraOrdinary Jul 1 2012, 2:21pm replied:

I came here to post about just that. Seen it around the web in various places for less than the Desura price. I like Desura but I'm not willing to pay almost double for a game just to get it on here.

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