Damsel the vampire slaying arcade game releases with a discount for Windows, but works on Linux. Screwtape Studios only launched the game on Windows, but works very well via Proton. So now until October 24th there is a special introductory discount with Positive reviews.
Players cause distress in Damsel, a challenging, fast-paced, arcade platformer. Experience a dark cartoon world come to life as frenetic action gameplay meets comic book visuals and storytelling. While you dash through beautiful arenas vanquishing vampires, rescuing hostages, disarming bombs, hacking servers and much more.
Linux build release:
“I’m so sorry we weren’t able to release our Linux build with the rest of our Steam release. Our Linux build will be available within the next month. We didn’t want to let down the avid Linux users by having a sub standard product available for them to play.”
The game consists of the first two episodes of Damsel’s adventure. Including 50 action packed missions and a comic book story that sees Special Agent Damsel. While investigating the Red Mist Beverage Corporation. The word on the street is that Red Mist is creating a “secret menu” drink containing real human blood. Spoiler: They are!
For players wishing to prove themselves the best they can dive into Damsel Dash. Since gameplay is reminiscent of classic arcades. And allows players to take on a weekly set of challenges with special conditions.
While player with the highest score will become the ‘Slayer of the Week’. And can earn themselves exclusive free Damsel merchandise such as shirts and hats.
The official original soundtrack is also available today via the Steam store. Consisting of 20 songs that have a remaster and enhancement. So players can continue grooving to the gothic synth soundtrack.
Damsel – Launch Trailer | Steam (Windows, Linux coming)
“Damsel has been a labour of love and we are excited to finally be releasing the game“, said Anthony Wood, Designer and Programmer, Screwtape Studios. “We hope we have not only created a fun new take on the indie platform genre, but also created a game that pays respect to the PC games that we grew up playing like Commander Keen, and Doom.”
A Unite Melbourne and PAX Rising official selection finalist, Damsel is available to play on Windows, with Linux and Mac support coming shortly.
The game supports English at release with additional language options of German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Turkish, Korean, Japanese and Simplified Chinese coming shortly afterwards.
Earlier in 2018 Damsel was a recipient of the inaugural Game Production and Marketing Investment grant by Screen Queensland, via a competitive application and review process.
The Discount releases on Steam:
Damsel releases with a discount of 25% off the regular price for Windows. Afterwards the game will be available for the regular price of $19.99 USD / €16.79 / £15.49, respectively. Linux support is incoming. So for now, Proton and Steam Play helps bring the magic for Linux gamers.