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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spartacus7 Dec 20 2012, 9:36pm says:

Will Reprisal be released on Steam? I'm wondering if getting Steam keys will be possible if that happens.

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reprisaluniverse Apr 24 2013, 9:47am replied:

Green light page just launched, lets see what happens :D

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reprisaluniverse Dec 22 2012, 10:56am replied:

If Reprisal does get onto Steam in the future, then yes you will get a Steam key :D

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kingconker Dec 20 2012, 2:04pm says:

bought this game now via =)

totally like it and finished campaign mode =)

.... BUT ....

because of the fact you can play most of the content 4 free
(whole campaign .. even skirmish)

i really hope there will be another content update for people who bought the game

maybe some special totems + missions cause there is not much to do after the campaign that you cant experience @ the free web version (yeah skirmish ... but this mode is also included @ free version ;) )

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reprisaluniverse Mar 8 2013, 5:01am replied:

There is also the 'Challenge islands' that are unlocked when you complete the game, right click support, full screen options, offline game saves and a lot of updated code / bug fixes applied to the desktop version ... and you get higher bit-rate music ... and more tracks ... and a making of digital booklet :D

I do hope to add more challenges etc in the future, its finding time!

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electron105 Dec 19 2012, 10:27am says:

Lovely little game, like an unofficial sequel to Populous.

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Player_Review Dec 19 2012, 12:07am says:

Just got this game on PWYW - haven't played since the F2P browser version, very excited about my bta pdf booklet. Amagerd!

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SkyLordHilam Nov 21 2012, 8:48am says:

hmmm... i dont like the way you can only see a section of the island at a time, it makes me horribly confused.

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reprisaluniverse Mar 8 2013, 5:02am replied:

Ah, retro nostalgic gaming :D

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kingconker Dec 18 2012, 1:49am replied:

this is the reason i havent bought this game yet

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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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