Tower57 is the love child of Alien Breed and The Chaos Engine, a fast paced action / arcade game with lots of insane weapons and challenging enemies.

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So long, and thanks for all the fish

So long, and thanks for all the fish

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This will most likely by my final post... Wanna know why? Click here! Reason number 5 will blow your mind! Nah just kidding, but really, read on...

First Beta

First Beta

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Ten days ago we released out first Beta build, this is how it went!

Alpha 6 : The Ministry of Rehabilitation

Alpha 6 : The Ministry of Rehabilitation

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Welcome back dear backers and non backers, This will be … *drum roll*… our final Alpha update! How time flies ^_^# This also means starting from June...

Alpha 4 released to backers

Alpha 4 released to backers

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Last week we released our 4th Alpha build to our Kickstarter backers! Here are some highlights of the new content :)

Alpha 3 is out!

Alpha 3 is out!

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Welcome back everyone! The first week of March is almost over, which means it’s time for another Alpha build ^_^ And if you are one of our esteemed...

Crowds, guards, NPCs, and art update

Crowds, guards, NPCs, and art update

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Welcome back everyone! With the next alpha build still a good 10-or-so days away, we thought it would be nice to post an update about some of the changes...

Alpha Progress Update & The Beast

Alpha Progress Update & The Beast

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It’s been almost two weeks since our last update, and as the year draws to an end, I wanted to share our latest news with everybody who backed the game...

Minimap, Lighting, and Triggers

Minimap, Lighting, and Triggers

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It’s time for another progress update! We’re now in full “content production” mode for the alpha: the level has been laid out, roughly half of...

Enemies, ECS, and Modding

Enemies, ECS, and Modding

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Hello everyone! As we continue to work towards our Alpha build, I am also overhauling the existing systems from the prototype to allow for all the cool...

Progress Update

Progress Update

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Welcome back! I’ve been rather quiet this past couple of weeks, as I was busy fulfilling my obligations towards my (now ex) employer and helping my...

Stairs, ledges, and AI companions

Stairs, ledges, and AI companions

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This past week I've been working on some new ways to get around the levels, such as climbing stairs and jumping off ledges, as well as the systems which...

Auto-tiling

Auto-tiling

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This week-end I've been working on the auto-tiling feature of the editor. It's usually a rather popular feature in map editors (mostly because it saves...

Level and map editor

Level and map editor

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It's been a while since we last posted (running the campaign was exhausting!) so I thought I would update our dear indiedb watchers with some progress...

Mega News Post

Mega News Post

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After close to a month of silence, we come back with a news post about how our campaign has been doing!

KICKSTARTER LIVE!

KICKSTARTER LIVE!

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the culmination of almost a year of nightly work, sleep deprivation, and moonlighting: our Kickstarter campaign =D !

Update 31: Almost ready!

Update 31: Almost ready!

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Gearing up to launch our Kickstarter campaign, so we celbrate by posting gifs!

Update 30:

Update 30:

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Our last update until the launch of our Kickstarter campaign, as we focus our efforts on getting everything ready on time.

Update 29: happy 4th of July!

Update 29: happy 4th of July!

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In this update we celebrate freedom in our very own way. Also we finally have a Kickstarter launch date :D

Update 28: Cars

Update 28: Cars

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In this update we present some of the vehicles that will populate our hub level, plus some light rays and a guard losing his head (and more).

Update 27: Lights & Rain

Update 27: Lights & Rain

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In this update we talk about destructible lights, rain, indie gatherings, and of course more pixel art!

Update 26: Trains and sewers

Update 26: Trains and sewers

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This week's update features the final version of the train level and the first peak at the sewer level!

Update 25: The train

Update 25: The train

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In this update we take a closer look at the train that will bring you to Tower 57! This is where the adventure starts...

Update 24: stacked floors and intro level

Update 24: stacked floors and intro level

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This week we show a nifty little trick involving the background layer, and we also take the first peek at the intro level of the game!

Update 23: Parallax and laser effect

Update 23: Parallax and laser effect

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This week we added a parallax layer and polished the laser gun.

Update 22: Weapon polish

Update 22: Weapon polish

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As we are slowly getting closer to releasing a demo, this week we have polished some of the weapons that made the final cut!

Update 21: Seamless level changing

Update 21: Seamless level changing

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This week's update features overhauled doors and (almost - but eventually completely) seamless level changing.

Update 20: The answer is 42!

Update 20: The answer is 42!

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42 tasks derived from our first public play-session, players joining mid-game, new doors, and turret variations.

Update 19: AMAZE ./Berlin

Update 19: AMAZE ./Berlin

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This week we attended the AMAZE ./Berlin Indiegames festival, and we had an absolute blast doing it! Here are some thoughts and pictures.

Update 18: Character selection and in-game ui

Update 18: Character selection and in-game ui

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This week's update is about the character selection menu and the in-game interface

Update 17: Lights, shotguns, and menus

Update 17: Lights, shotguns, and menus

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Update 17 introduce lighting to the levels, a new weapon - the shotgun - and our main menu

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