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Chasm is a 2D Fantasy ARPG Platformer featuring procedurally generated Metroid-like dungeons and authentic pixel art.
Chasm is a 2D Platform Adventure featuring procedurally generated Metroid-like dungeons and authentic pixel art.
Chasm is a 2D Platform Adventure featuring procedurally generated Metroid-like dungeons and authentic pixel art.
6,938 backers pledged $191,897 to help bring this project to life.

Demo Update Coming!

Hello again! The campaign has slowed down a bit, but Polygon posted a story over the weekend that kept traffic trickling in and pushed us over the $85k mark. It's very hard to get attention this early into the campaign, but overall I think we're doing great.

We've been working furiously on a big update for the demo for the last 5 days. We felt this was a great way to show not only our dedication to the game, but also our appreciation of your generous support. Just take a look at this beautiful new tileset Tony has been working on.

Pretty amazing, right? We've also got a truckload of awesome stuff to add as well. The demo will have two new game modes (Hardcore & Time Trial), a massive graphics and map overhaul, seeds for reproducible dungeons, mappable keyboard controls, fan translation support, an extra dungeon floor, and tons of bug fixes and tweaks.

We hope you're as excited as we are to play this update! We're planning on releasing it this Friday if everything stays on schedule. Lastly, please help us by continuing to spread the word about the Kickstarter campaign and our Greenlight. Thank you again for your support!


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    1. Kosmo Kramer on April 23, 2013

      I too updated my pledge after playing!
      I AM DOWN!
      I am installing kickstarter app just to follow this friggen gem!
      Can't wait for Friday!

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      Andrew Ko on April 22, 2013

      dude that's sexy

    3. Jonathan Robertson
      on April 22, 2013

      Sweet, I'm really looking forward to this game.The art style does wonders for drawing me in :)

    4. Brandon on April 22, 2013

      And I thought it was great looking already! Happy to see a hardcore mode there as well. Thats a very good addition that I'll be using quite a bit.

    5. Joshua Lamberg on April 22, 2013

      This looks great! I can't wait!

    6. Kyle Schleich
      on April 22, 2013

      I upped my pledge after playing the demo. I like the smooth gameplay. I will be looking forward to trying the update! I think the game already looks good so any update of the graphics will be awesome.

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      Webmistressl on April 22, 2013

      Update on Friday you say? If I'm doing well on my revision (exam season) I'll play that - I wanted to make a video on the youtube for this. ^_^ I'll wait til then instead of downloading the current demo.

    8. Chris on April 22, 2013

      Wow, the graphics update looks excellent! Looking forward to more :)

    9. Brooks P. Weaver on April 22, 2013

      Wow! This game is looking better and better. Can't wait for the demo update!!

    10. John DeLeon on April 22, 2013

      I for one hope you don't keep improving the graphics. I think it looks great now but any more might be too much and kill some of the nostalgia factor for me at least.

    11. Alef Ishara on April 22, 2013

      WoW =O
      I wasn't even expecting graphics improve since the old ones were fine, can't wait to see more

    12. anthony on April 22, 2013

      If that's how much progress they can make in a week, I can only imagine what they can do in a year!

    13. Michael Mc on April 22, 2013

      It's getting better and better :) !

    14. Erik Jeppesen on April 22, 2013

      this looks, and SOUNDS, very amazing :) can't wait to stone the demo through out the weekend!

    15. Meizano Ardhi Muhammad on April 22, 2013

      Wow!, I'm speechless...

    16. Jesse Black on April 22, 2013

      Loving the DOF in the bottom of the second image; great job with the tilesets.

      I can't wait to play hardcore more. Keep it up!

    17. Kevin Bender on April 22, 2013

      Looks great. Awesome progress, guys. :)

    18. Discord Games LLC Creator on April 22, 2013

      Thanks guys! We're very happy to hear you like it :D

    19. Faux Shizzle on April 22, 2013

      That's a terrific transition in art direction from 1.03 to 1.04. It's really looking great.

    20. Hien Pham on April 22, 2013

      What a fantastic and beautiful update to look forward to. Great job so far guys! Can't wait for the final version of the game next year.