Created in homage to Populous, Reprisal lets you take control of a tribe, guiding them, building land and making them grow in number. Using special totem powers you can control nature itself unleashing its full fury on anyone that stands in your way. But be warned, other tribes may not take too kindly to your intentions and will put up a fight! Desktop edition includes: Enhanced full stereo chip tunes to nod along too, Unlock-able challenge islands, Offline local storage and Enhanced full screen display features! It also includes a full standalone PC installer and Mac App version. Includes 'The Making of Reprisal', a 38 page digital book charting the highs and lows of over a years development! ★★ ★★

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0 comments by reprisaluniverse on Oct 1st, 2014

Thank you for all your feedback since it's launch just under two weeks ago.

I've addressed issues of the Kindle tool and also AI balancing in this build. There are now options to turn Kindling 'off' for both 1UP and CPU players. You will also have the option to change the 'Flag' speed effecting how fast populants are made in settlements. These options are located in the options panel on the Island Overview page (The Question mark located bottom left of screen)

I also wanted to list some keyboard short cuts that may help:

1 - (When on in the options) switch to Kindle
2 - Switch to terraforming tool and open earth totems
3 - Open Wind totems
4 - Open Fire totems
p - pause

And then here's a cheeky one, if you want to 'grab' the screen to a PNG, press 'c'! (Make sure you save the file with a .png on PC)

Change log - 35.19


  • Mouse edge screen scrolling when in full screen mode
  • Options added to have 'no kindle' option available to 1up and cpu players
  • 'Flag speed' option added for faster games
  • Above two functions available in options when viewing island overview screen
  • Display of how many islands left to unlock the universe
  • Complete Font overhaul :D

Bug Fixes

  • Overall game percentage displays correct values
  • Amulet corrections made. A correct amount of amulets now present in Universe!
  • Players names can now be 2 or more characters
  • Island 2 now made easier
  • Kindle AI balancing
  • Esc key windows game and restores it to fullscreen
  • Correct display of last settled players in Universe
  • Wonder punch bug fixed
  • When paused on 'timed' islands, counter is paused

You can grab Reprisal Universe on Desura, Steam and GOG.

Also, a question:
Would you ever back a Kickstarter to convert Reprisal Universe to tablet devices?
Just canvasing for feedback :D


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Namelessness May 24 2013, 11:56am says:

Thank you for the non-Desura DRM-free giveaway.

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reprisaluniverse May 24 2013, 12:43pm replied:

Only for 24 hours! Get it while you can, finishes 25th May at 12:00 GMT :D Oh and please don't forget to vote on it's green light page!!!!

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Namelessness May 24 2013, 3:47pm replied:

If I could I would, but I can only upvote it once :-).

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Gnodler May 9 2013, 2:56pm says:

This is certainly the best indie game I've ever played.

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stimie01 Mar 29 2013, 4:31pm says:

saw them playing this on twitch on looked fun couldnt find it on steam so i wandered and found it on desura

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Player_Review May 10 2013, 8:44am replied:

Also, it is on Steam Greenlight, so definitely give it a big fat "yes" so we can have it there too.

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reprisaluniverse Creator
reprisaluniverse Mar 31 2013, 7:02am replied:

Glad you found it! :D

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intergang Feb 27 2013, 4:09am says:

Hello, will there be an update soon, there doesn't seem to be any content yet that isn't in the free version? Maybe sets of themed levels like you get to later on in the first Populous. Like candy or electronic worlds.

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reprisaluniverse Mar 8 2013, 5:03am replied:

Yes hopefully I'll be able to add more, I'm just finishing off another game I've been helping with for the past 2 years but as soon as that's released I'll be revisiting :D

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intergang Mar 28 2013, 12:46am replied:

I am very glad to hear it your going to revisit Reprisal and that your still devoted to it. In the age of cloud gaming, you can definately re-monitzie this game with new content to keep drawing in new players. Any chance we can hear about the othe game your working on?

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reprisaluniverse Creator
reprisaluniverse Mar 31 2013, 7:04am replied:

The new game is called Battle Keep which is going to be a multi player boom-em-up! We are working hard on getting this finished and is top of our list at the moment. It's been a long development process! More news hopefully soon ...

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Mr_fish_taco Jan 3 2013, 8:50pm says:

just played the demo, it is so fun! gunna buy the full game!

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Highest Rated (6 agree) 10/10

Just amazing.

Jun 29 2012, 9:42am by domzz

Lowest Rated (2 agree) 5/10

If you didn't enjoy Populous in the first place then you won't be enjoying this either.

-Lot's of green

-Clunky, bad controls
-Hard to see where are you placing things
-You wether like or hate the art style
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Oct 24 2012, 2:11pm by little_caesar

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