The Man in the Cape


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Business owner Mr. Granderson is tired of superheroes standing on the roof of his building, watching over the city. In frustration, he creates a hero-elimination dungeon to trap them and seek his revenge.

You play The Man in the Cape, an unlucky "superhero" who becomes trapped in Mr. Granderson's dungeon. It is up to you to fight Granderson's hordes of nanotech creatures and bring him to justice!!! Progress, room by room, fighting an increasingly challenging army of superhero-hating henchmen!

You must escape, because your city needs you!

- Features -

  • Over 55 rooms of intense single-player survival action!
  • Pit yourself against 20+ different enemies, such as robots, tanks, and deformed superheroes!
  • Daunting boss battles!
  • Utilize weapons like the Rocket Launcher and Flame Thrower against Mr. Granderson's army!
  • Collect treasure drops to purchase unlocks to strengthen The Man in the Cape!
  • Find enemies to unlock in the Enemy Gallery!
  • Explore the limits of your intestinal fortitude in Hardcore Mode!
  • Experience an eclectic soundtrack while you shoot anything that moves.
  • DRM Free.

- System Requirements -

Windows XP SP2+/Vista/7 or Ubuntu Linux, 1.8 Ghz CPU w/ SSE, 512MB RAM, 100MB Free Hard Disk Space, OpenGL 1.1 Compatible Video Card

- Follow -
itch.io: Anthnich.itch.io
Website: Themaninthecape.com
Twitter: Twitter.com
YouTube: Youtube.com
Dev Blog: Anthonydev.tumblr.com


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The Man in the Cape In-Game

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The Man in the Cape is a twin stick run-and-gun shooter for Windows & Ubuntu.

Business owner Mr. Granderson is tired of superheroes standing on the roof of his building, watching over the city. In frustration, he creates a hero-elimination dungeon to trap them and seek his revenge. You play The Man in the Cape, an unlucky "superhero" who becomes trapped in Mr. Granderson's dungeon. It is up to you to fight Granderson's hordes of nanotech creatures and bring him to justice!!! Progress, room by room, fighting an increasingly challenging army of superhero-hating henchmen! You must escape, because your city needs you!

The Man in the Cape is now $.99!

The Man in the Cape is now $.99!

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The twin stick indie shooter is available at the new price of just $.99.

The Man in the Cape Rebalance Update Released

The Man in the Cape Rebalance Update Released

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Rebalance Update adds per room saving and rebalanced difficulty.

The Man in the Cape XMAS Sale - Get It for only $1.49

The Man in the Cape XMAS Sale - Get It for only $1.49

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Twin stick shooter The Man in the Cape is $1.49 between Dec. 21 - Jan 1.

The Man in the Cape Being Rebalanced In Next Update

The Man in the Cape Being Rebalanced In Next Update

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The Man in the Cape rebalance update will include per room saving, difficulty tweaks, and bug fixes.

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The full release of The Man in the Cape, v1.1.07 for Windows & Ubuntu.

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anthnich Creator
anthnich

Game is up @ itch.io. Anthnich.itch.io

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ChrispGames
ChrispGames

the game is not bad but the roboter sounds are a bit strange

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TrashCan-Man23
TrashCan-Man23

It's like I went 20 years or so back in time.

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Vuud
Vuud

Frank Costanza's lawyer?

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