For the past ~1.5 years I've been working hard on Vacant Kingdom, and I'm finally ready to release the first chapter of it, which I'm calling "Prologue For A Vacant Kingdom". If you frequent the Discord, there's a good chance you've seen this already, but I figured I'd post it in the forums for a bit more permanence.
Vacant Kingdom is a fusion of Japanese-arcade-shooter-inspired bullet hell and action RPG. You explore a top-down action-adventure overworld, solve puzzles, and fight bosses in twin-stick shooter combat. The world itself has a lonely atmosphere but the dialogue really emphasizes humour -- maybe an odd combintation, but I think it works.
- Challenging bullet hell gameplay in a unique action-RPG framework.
ThreeTwo levels of difficulty to suit beginners and veterans alike. (Masochist difficulty coming soon!)
- Explore a haunted resort and uncover its secrets.
- Meet a cast of quirky characters.
- 2-3 hours of gameplay.
- Created all by one person.
Or, alternatively, wishlist it on steam and grab it (also for free) in April when it'll be updated with a new boss and a harder difficulty setting!
Thanks for checking it out, and have fun!