- 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 downside.
- Luckslinger is now out there 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 may have. It’s all about preserving your head cool in scorching conditions. And searching fashionable whereas doing so.
I’m Donald, the sport designer of Luckslinger. Our studio consists of a group of three. After creating a number of smaller video games we knew we wished to create one thing larger. A full recreation as an alternative of small demo sort video games. So we got here collectively and went by way of the sport concept notes we had, in search of one thing we preferred.
That is the place the road “a recreation about luck” got here up. It was written down in all probability 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 interested by 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 atmosphere and the seek for gold and riches. But additionally 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 general it was lacking one thing. It was a bit of bit boring and wanted some punch. All 3 of us being hiphopheads, we labored on it whereas listening to hip hop, someplace we will need to have been taking part in with a pleasant monitor within the background as a result of immediately all of it match. It felt actually cool and recent 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 primary concept was born.
With the sport in an excellent state we uploaded the PC model to Newgrounds. The place we received plenty of cool and helpful suggestions. Sufficient to persuade us that we had been creating one thing enjoyable. So we stored going. We visited many conventions and get-togethers in The Netherlands and a few in Germany. We had 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 individuals play our little creation was fantastic. At E3 I even received to satisfy considered one of 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 venture. 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!
We hope you dig it. We actually loved creating it, and seeing individuals expertise it.
In Luckslinger, you may be stealing your fortunate stars – be sure you 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 gradual jazzy drum samples of hip hop tradition and sound.
Are you feeling unfortunate? In Luckslinger, journey the west of bandits, steal their luck, and use it to your personal good. The extra luck you may have, the extra probability you may have for bullet evasion, higher loot at your ft, and staying alive. Nevertheless, once 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 treasured luck charms and it’s as much as you to convey them again. Receives a commission the golden worth whereas doing so, as a result of bounty hunters don’t do charity work.
Duck buddy until the top – Always you might be accompanied by your companion Duckbridge. He returns your throwing knife, grabs further well being and distracts your enemies… however solely when his tiny little duck mind tells him to take action.