Retrovirus is a Descent-inspired six-axis shooter, with levels designed to force players to think off the ground and out of the box. Its pacing is similar to classic shooters like Quake and Unreal Tournament, and agile movement is at the core of the experience. Retrovirus also features a unique arsenal of weapons that do more than just dish out damage. By scanning residual weapon effects in the world, you can create gravity wells, knock enemies around or trigger charged blasts on groups of enemies. In Retrovirus, you are the Agent of an anti-virus program fighting against a viral army that has rapidly taken over parts of your system. Called on to respond to the crisis, you must defend the system and remove the virus before it can corrupt and destroy your world. In doing so, you'll explore a surreal software environment that pieces fragments of human reality into the fabric of its own world.

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4 comments by redblueq1 on Aug 15th, 2013

The Prairie Dog Bundle is the latest collection of great indie titles from Indie Royale. There are five featured games: Retrovirus, Signal Ops, Zack Zero, Vox and Sol Survivor. There's also a great - and recently released - bonus album from Dubmood: Lost Floppies Vol 2 - for those who beat the $8 price.



Retrovirus
Retrovirus from Cadenza Interactive is a Descent-inspired six-axis shooter, with levels designed to force players to think off the ground and out of the box. Its pacing is similar to classic shooters like Quake and Unreal Tournament, and agile movement is at the core of the experience.
Retrovirus is available for Windows via Desura and Steam.

Signal Ops

Signal Ops from Space Bullet Dynamics Corporation sees you remotely lead a squad of operatives on daring espionage missions to plant evidence, steal secrets, assassinate targets and perform sabotage. Signal Ops is a played in a first-person perspective, but when you're playing a mission you actually simultaneously control multiple agents, each with their own first-person view.
Signal Ops is available for Windows via Desura.

Zack Zero
Zack Zero from Crocodile Entertainment is a fantastic looking game that takes you on an action-packed platform adventure with incredible 3D graphics and the playability and entertainment of classic 2D games.
Zack Zero is available for Windows via Desura and Steam.

Vox
A voxel based adventure and RPG from AlwaysGeeky. Vox is a highly customizable game where you can create, destroy, edit and build anything you desire. The whole world, every item and object within it, and even the characters and inhabitants of Vox are created using a custom 'Voxel Engine' that allows for an unparalleled level of creativity.
Vox is available for Windows via Desura.

Sol Survivor
Sol Survivor - also from Cadenza Interactive - offers intense turret defense action. Build turrets to defend your colony and the innocent colonists within. Smash enemies with volleys of actively-controlled orbital support. Play with friends in co-operative and competitive multiplayer matches or test your mettle in Survival mode.
Sol Survivor is available for Windows via Desura and Steam.

The Bundle Album $8 Bonus
The bundle bonus album is from Dubmood. It's the recently released Lost Floppies Vol 2. Beat the $8 price to get this bonus album.


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hero1900
hero1900 Nov 19 2012, 11:34am says:

any Linux port plan??

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cydereal
cydereal Nov 19 2012, 5:11pm replied:

No current plans for a Linux port. Apologies. :(

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Masterlatvia
Masterlatvia Nov 17 2012, 7:52pm says:

Friends, I just added the beta trailer to the Retrovirus Desura video page in place of the much older alpha trailer. Enjoy :)

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cybersleuth58
cybersleuth58 Nov 17 2012, 6:51pm says:

I checked it out but my graphics card really didn't want to cooperate. It's an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650. (WIth the most recent drivers). It won't run STO, either. I get odd artifacts - which drives me bananas. Have you got any ideas? Anyone else had a similar issue?

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Masterlatvia
Masterlatvia Nov 17 2012, 7:55pm replied:

@cybersleuth58 we have an active forum running for troubleshooting any issues you might have with Retrovirus. It can be found here: Cadenzainteractive.com Our development team actively reads those forums and responds to every post we can.

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cinco
cinco Nov 17 2012, 2:45pm says:

one part of the video is cool, it looked like various computer viruses in a quarantine environment.

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Mirax3163
Mirax3163 Nov 17 2012, 9:59am says:

As soon as I read "Descent-inspired" this game instantly gained my respect. Descent was a masterpiece, and this game looks like it's going in the right direction. I cant wait to try it out!

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Lunick
Lunick Nov 17 2012, 8:32am says:

I remember this game from Kickstarter, nice to see it coming back!

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Silverhawk85
Silverhawk85 Nov 17 2012, 5:46am says:

I can't understand why this game didn't reach the funding goal on Kickstarter. It's nice to see it here on Desura. As backer on Kickstarter, it was an instantbuy for me. I'll try the beta later this day.

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irogue
irogue Nov 17 2012, 1:32am says:

Is there any chance of a demo coming out?

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xweert123
xweert123 Nov 16 2012, 8:20pm says:

Oh my lord this is amazing! Tracking.

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