Abstract

  • Luckslinger is a hip hop infused spaghetti western motion platformer the place luck impacts the world round you.
  • Play because the anonymous bounty hunter and assist the city of Clovercreek with their bandit drawback.
  • Luckslinger is now accessible for Xbox One and Xbox Collection X|S.

Luckslinger is a difficult motion platformer with a luck mechanic and a hip hop soundtrack. The gameplay is difficult, making you savor each well being level you’ve gotten. It’s all about maintaining your head cool in scorching conditions. And looking out fashionable whereas doing so.

I’m Donald, the sport designer of Luckslinger. Our studio consists of a staff of three. After creating a number of smaller video games we knew we wished to create one thing greater. A full recreation as a substitute of small demo kind video games. So we got here collectively and went by means of the sport concept notes we had, searching for one thing we appreciated.

That is the place the road “a recreation about luck” got here up. It was written down most likely a yr earlier however by no means used. We thought we didn’t actually know any video games that concentrate on luck being an precise recreation mechanic. So we began desirous about what we may do with it, we selected an motion platformer with a western theme. Largely as a result of we felt this time interval had a lot to do with luck, particularly the cruel surroundings and the seek for gold and riches. But in addition as a result of I actually wished to deep dive within the spaghetti western movie style and watch as many as I may for inspiration.

After engaged on a prototype for a couple of week or two, the gameplay began taking form. However total it was lacking one thing. It was slightly bit boring and wanted some punch. All three of us being hiphopheads, we labored on it whereas listening to hip hop, someplace we should have been taking part in with a pleasant observe within the background as a result of out of the blue all of it match. It felt actually cool and contemporary to us. We knew the anime Samurai Champloo may do samurai and hip hop, so we felt that we will do cowboys and hip hop. And so the principle concept was born.

Luckslinger

With the sport in state we uploaded the PC model to Newgrounds. The place we obtained a number of cool and helpful suggestions. Sufficient to persuade us that we have been creating one thing enjoyable. So we saved going. We visited many conventions and get-togethers in The Netherlands and a few in Germany. We have been invited by Indiecade to showcase on E3, so we did. It was a extremely wonderful time but in addition insanely busy. It glided by quick! Seeing folks play our little creation was great. At E3 I even obtained to satisfy one in all my heroes, Warren Spector (the director of the unique Deus Ex).

After releasing Luckslinger on PC we did some patchwork and we began engaged on a brand new undertaking. That is when 2Awesome Studio (which we had met on the occasions) talked to us about making a console model. And right here it’s!

Luckslinger

We hope you dig it. We actually loved creating it, and seeing folks expertise it.

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In Luckslinger, you will be stealing your fortunate stars – remember to spend them properly!

Partly impressed by the unrealistically quick gunslingers, the darkish gritty humour, and the greed pushed anti-heroes of the spaghetti western classics.

Wholly impressed by vinyl digging, graffiti spraying, rhyming, and the sluggish jazzy drum samples of hip hop tradition and sound.

Are you feeling unfortunate? In Luckslinger, experience the west of bandits, steal their luck, and use it on your personal good. The extra luck you’ve gotten, the extra likelihood you’ve gotten for bullet evasion, higher loot at your toes, and staying alive. Nonetheless, whenever you’re “”down in your luck”” in your trusty bracelet, bridges collapse, rocks tumble, and outlaws may know the place you are sleeping that night time.
In Luckslinger, we depend on the luck of the draw.

Clovercreek and the loopy outlaws – The city of Clovercreek has been robbed blind. Six notorious criminals stole the city’s valuable luck charms and it’s as much as you to deliver them again. Receives a commission the golden value whereas doing so, as a result of bounty hunters don’t do charity work.

Duck pal until the top – Always you’re accompanied by your companion Duckbridge. He returns your throwing knife, grabs additional well being and distracts your enemies… however solely when his tiny little duck mind tells him to take action.



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