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Octopede: Reviewed on Stack Exchange Gaming Blog

January 7, 2012

A review of Octopede has been posted on Stack Exchange Gaming Blog (blog.gaming.stackexchange.com) by one of their community members. Thanks to GnomeSlice for choosing Octopede for his first review over at the gaming community blog.

Read the full review at: http://blog.gaming.stackexchange.com/2012/01/octopede/

…The game takes place on a single, rectangular stage, as shown above. However, as you play the game, new elements are added, and the board is cleared, rebuilt, cleared, and rebuilt again. The game starts out pretty slow but starts throwing new things at you pretty quickly. You’ll be dealing with viruses that chase you outright, firewalls that are best avoided, and all sorts of other enemies and bosses that will corrupt your data if they get their way.

It’s actually a pretty engaging experience; trying to balance your remaining health pieces and cached multiplier can get pretty intense if you’re going for the high score. The game has nice, computer-y graphics, and an awesome (if limited) chiptune soundtrack that doesn’t get on your nerves even after a 20 minute run…

Thanks again and good luck with your future reviews GnomeSlice!

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steven January 9, 2012 at 6:08 pm

neat review!

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Guest February 3, 2012 at 4:09 am

Indievania looks like a great indie platform, ‘pay-what-you-want’ is defiantly the way to go.

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