Good news for all Metroid-vania fans, as Chasm, a 2D fantasy ARPG platformer that features procedurally generated Metroid-like dungeons and authentic pixel art, has been funded. Developed by Discord Games, Chasm’s Kickstarter campaign aimed to raise $150K, a goal that has been achieved, and there are still 4 days left to it.
Chasm is a 2D Action-RPG Platformer currently in development for Windows, Mac, & Linux. Taking equal inspiration from hack ‘n slash dungeon crawlers (procedurally generated dungeons, loot drops, etc) and Metroidvania-style platformers, the game aims to immerse you in its 2D fantasy world full of exciting treasure, deadly enemies, and abundant secrets.
In Chasm, players take up the role of a soldier passing through a remote mining town on their journey home from a long war. The town’s miners have recently disappeared after breaching a long-forgotten temple far below the town, and reawakened an ancient slumbering evil. Now trapped in the town by supernatural forces, you’re left with no option but to explore the mines below, battle enemies and bosses, and increase your abilities in hopes of finally escaping and returning home.
Chasm Kickstarter Trailer