Herren av galenskap, Cthulhu, hade allting klart på att störta världen i galenskap och förintelse när hans krafter plötsligt förseglades av en mystisk trollkarl. Det enda sättet för honom att bryta förbannelsen är att bli en riktig hjälte.
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Utgivningsdatum: 13 jul, 2011

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"A classic RPG in the 8-bit style in which curiously, Cthulhu attempts to be the hero. Kinda..."
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"Så när jag säger att Cthulhu Saves The World redan är ett av mina favoritspel från 2011 så kan du vara säker på att jag inte har styrts av dess förvånansvärt precisa pastisch av klyschade japanska rollspel från tidigt 90-tal, skärande syntmusik, klumpiga menyer och allt. Det är helt enkelt ett riktigt smart och mycket njutbart spel, och den är lika mycket ärlig tribut som en fräck parodi."
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Om detta spel

Herren av galenskap, Cthulhu, hade allting klart på att störta världen i galenskap och förintelse när hans krafter plötsligt förseglades av en mystisk trollkarl. Det enda sättet för honom att bryta förbannelsen är att bli en riktig hjälte. Rädda världen, för att sedan kunna förinta den, i en storslagen parodisk rollspelsäventyr av soning, romans och galenskap!

Spelet innehåller

  • Gammaldags rollspel-stil blandat med moderna designkänslor!
  • Tillfoga vanvett på dina motståndare för skojs skull och för vinst!
  • 6-10 timmar av uppdrag med upplåsbara spellägen & svårighetsgrader för ökat omspelsvärde.
  • Spelläge: Highlander – Fyra gånger så mycket XP, men du kan bara ta med en karaktär åt gången in i strid!
  • Spelläge: Score Attack – Samla poäng genom att besegra bossar på så låg LV som möjligt!
  • Overkill – Bli LV40 på en enda match! Perfekt för omspelningar och experiment!
  • Spelläge: Cthulhu's Angels – Remix-läge med nya spelbara karaktärer, ny dialog, nya bossar, och mer!
  • Alla bra funktioner som spelare känner till och älskar från Breath of Death VII: The Beginning, har återvänt – fartfylld gameplay, kombosystem, slumpmässiga möten, förgrenade upplevlingar, och mer!

Systemkrav

    • Operativsystem: Windows XP, Vista, 7
    • Processor: 1.6Ghz eller högre
    • Minne: 1GB
    • Hårddiskutrymme: 200
    • Grafikkort: DirectX 9.0c kompatibel
    • DirectX®: 9.0c kompatibel
    • Ljudkort: DirectX 9.0c kompatibel
    • Tillägg: Nuvarande version av Windows Media Player
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104 av 121 personer (86%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
2 tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
3.3 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 1 november, 2014
Cthulhu Saves the World may go down in history as the best ever parody old-school RPG. You play as Cthulhu, which is awesome, and every detail from the monsters you fight to the items you can buy to the insane dialog is equally clever and hilarious.
10/10 Made me feel comatulid geomyidae curagh chooky, would devour all humanity again Fthagn.
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71 av 89 personer (80%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
2 tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
0.9 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 13 december, 2014
ALL HAIL THE DARK LORD CTHULHU AS HE SAVES THE WORLD TO DESTROY IT







let me love you
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34 av 34 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
1 person tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
8.8 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 12 februari
Cthulhu Saves the World is an old school RPG where you find your party members and fight random battles with a turn based system. Part of the charm to this game is that it mimics the original Dragon Quest games in color, menus, maps and even the feel of the towns. If You've played Breath of Death VII, you've played this.

After each battle, each party member gets restored to full health, including dead characters. Even if you escape, you get full health. This makes the game streamlined and easy even on normal (medium) difficulty. To compensate for this, the game balances out by powering up the monsters after each round. Their attack strength keep going up by 10%. It puts pressure to finish the fight fast. There is also no run, but instead its relegated to a magic skill given to one character. One of the biggest enjoyments that I get out of the game is the ability to chose one of two bonuses every time a character reaches a new level. Do you chose this spell or that spell? Do you want +20 Max HP and +20 strength or +10 Strength + 10 Willpower +10 Magic +10 Vitality? Even at level 40, the game still had choices for me.

The challenge is in your MP / mana. You will get some back after each battle, but outside of an Inn or a save point (you can save on the fly too). You won't be able to refill your magic. On the surface, fighting and button mashing makes quick work of enemies. Deeper into any dungeon makes fighting difficult without using magic or techniques (both cost MP / mana). While battles are random, the dungeons have specific numbers of battles before the random battles get down to 0. So if you fight 20 random battles, you won't have any other random battles to fight. This works well, because you can go deep into a dungeon, have no mana left and need to walk back out of the dungeon. Having 0 remaining random battles ensures your survival. Since there is no sort of easy teleportation. A few dungeons force you to beat the boss and walk back. Luckily there is a sprint button to speed things along..

Spells get upgraded by your choices when you level up. A lightning spell can go from X damage to Y damage when you select it maybe ten levels after you've earned the original lightning spell. There is a full heal spell that will not only give a character full health, but revive them as well. Making it easy if a character dies that you're trying to heal, well they're just resurrected! There aren't any items, but there are potions. You can't buy these, you need to find them in caves. They resurrect and give full health to any character. These are necessary if your lone healer dies. There is a health regenerating zombie though and a vampire sort of attack with another character.

You can find 1-Ups that let you retry a fight that wiped out your party. I was a fan of this and I remember it from Final Fantasy Legend 2. You still get a choice whether you use it or just accept a game over and load a save file. There were plenty of times that I chose a save file over replaying a fight. You can save on the fly and there are save points that will do it for you. Usually before boss battles.

You start out with the legendary Cthulhu, a squid monster with the power of darkness. He has a bold, comically evil personality that is one of the joys of the game. To balance him out, you'll come across six others that will join you. A happy healer named Umi that has a crush on Cthulhu. A talking sword named Stabe that offers some sage advice and wisdom. A necromancer / hot chick named October with a whip and damaging spells. I won't spoil the rest, but you get a sense of how quirky the game's personalities are. They each have input no matter how silly. The only catch to having a party of 7 is that only four can fight at once and you always need Cthulhu in your party since this is his game. If you ever get stuck deep in a dungeon with no mana, you can switch out your characters on the fly. The inactive characters still gain experience with the active ones.

The humor really fit better with this game than Breath of Death which relied on video game references. Cthulhu Saves the World felt like it had its own jokes that fit with the personalities of the characters. Some were good, others weren't, but they still fit what the game is. I'm never a big fan of story even in role playing games, but I felt like what I did read was enjoyable.

There is a combo system which I find it useful. Every attack builds a combo. There are special combo boosts and breakers that when used will multiply the damage by the combo, but reset the combo to 0. It would be more useful if these specials weren't already the highest damagers in general. You can keep using them to kill the enemies quickly without having to build a combo. Even the bosses felt like pushovers and I can tell I was underpowered for the bosses when each of my characters would level up twice with some bosses. Its just a testament to how easy the game is on normal difficulty. After playing through Breath of Death on hard, I didn't want to make that mistake again.

For equipment, Cthulhu Saves the World is bare bones. You have a weapon and armor. No headgear, no accessory. Towns don't have more than a couple weapons and armor for your seven characters. Each character has one type of weapon and armor. None of these types get shared, so if you get a sword, you know only Cthulhu can equip it. If you get a Tome, only October can equip it as armor. There are a few treasures here and there in dungeons. Treasures do feel more rewarding to find in this game, because a lot of treasures in Breath of Death were jokes. There is no interaction with anything outside of talking to townspeople. Nothing hidden in book shelves and dressers, just jokes about what's really in them.

The world itself feels big enough. There are around 15+ dungeons and 4+ towns. You won't get to travel the oceans or visit far off lands, but the dungeons are the real maps. Each dungeon feels big enough. There are mostly underground areas, a forest and the ruins of giant towns. You can tackle them pretty openly. I found myself wandering deep into an overpowered dungeon and I couldn't get out. I had to one by one grind through the limited fights hoping each fight would be easy enough for me to overcome. I didn't know that I wasn't supposed to be there at my level. Of course grinding through that made everything else a cake walk.

The graphics are bright and beautiful and feel like they would fit in with the Super Nintendo era. Cthulhu goes the extra mile with what I can only describe as comic cut scenes going into certain sections. You still have traditional dialog beneath, but there are beautiful 16 bit style pictures over pictures that add to the jokes. The music itself also adds a lot to my enjoyment of the game.

For those that complete the game, there are bonus modes. One new mode lets you replay the story on level 40 and another mode that lets you replay the game with different characters, dialog and bosses. It makes me want to replay the game in a new way. There is even a developer commentary (written) that you can chose to have on. It gives a lot of insight and rational. I found myself reading them more than I paid attention to the dialog.

If you don't want to get too involved with a 40 - 80 hour RPG, Cthulhu Saves the World could be for you. With saving anywhere and refilling your HP after every battle, that makes for an easy game. Some people like easy! $3 is a great price for the content in my opinion. It also comes with Breath of Death VII in a combo pack for the same price. I feel like I got my money's worth with just this game alone.
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53 av 69 personer (77%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
2 tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
4.6 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 22 december, 2014
You can walk under bridges. I think that's pretty cool.
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13 av 13 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
1 person tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
9.2 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 31 januari
You play as Squidward's cousin. What more do you want?

But srsly: The game is great. Awesome battle mechanic, great soundtrack, unique characters, beautiful game. Looks better than Call of Duty.
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8 av 8 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
1 person tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
2.1 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 20 december, 2014
It's rare to find a game that is both entertaining and genuinely funny, and so far Cthulhu Saves the World is both.
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9 av 10 personer (90%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
1 person tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
13.3 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 29 oktober, 2014
As a big fan of old JRPGs, I just knew I would enjoy this game. While the game is rather short, the story is enough fun to make up for that. Also amusing are the descriptions of each enemy, many of which contain a reference to some other game or movie, or what-have-you. I would only not recommend this game if you're not a fan of turn-based combat.
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7 av 7 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
2 tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
11.0 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 2 november, 2014
The title (and, let's be honest, the double pack sale) compelled me to buy & try this game, but the fact that it's FANTASTIC will most definitely keep me playing for quite some time to come. When I first installed, I thought to myself, "We love Lovecraft, don't we, Self? This should be neat! Let's just start it up to see the intro, then we'll go to bed." But then, of course, I couldn't stop at the intro. It was too great. I had to keep going. Now, bed is but a distant memory in the fog of nonsense that was my life before Cthulhu Saves the World.

All sleep-deprived babbling aside, this really is one of the most entertaining games I've played in a very long time. Everything from the combat system to the score is solid, unique and engaging (not to mention plenty retro enough to appeal to my inner child). The narration and dialogue are hilarious and I love the helpful tips planted throughout the caves. I've only just made it to Miskatonia - and run around reading all the books, of course - and I'm already hooked. Can't wait to finish, play through it again with commentary, finish that, then find out what Insane Mode is all about.

Cthulhu fhtagn!
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10 av 13 personer (77%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
1 person tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
17.4 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 1 november, 2014
A moderately funny JRPG parody. Makes fun of plenty of JRPG tropes and cliches in the storyline and gameplay. Nothing really too special outside of that, but for the price it's worth a shot.

7/10
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12 av 17 personer (71%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
2 tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
1.0 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 12 november, 2014
Finally!
The Generic-♥♥♥ RPG of my Dreams!
Now Staring our Lord Cthulhu

BurdSomeMore/10
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22 av 38 personer (58%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
2 tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
3.8 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 10 januari
Cthulhu:you be a good squid while Cthulhu's at the ceremony cultist okay
Me:okies Cthulhu, but... um
Cthulhu:spit it out baby I'm gonna be late
Me:I haven't had flesh all week...
Cthulhu:I am aware...
Me:... I'm slimy Cthulhu
Cthulhu:and?
Me:*wriggles* can I has them please Cthulhu. Can I consume please
Cthulhu:I want you to wriggle all day cultist and if your robes are eldritch enough when I get home then I'll think about letting you consume
Me:*whines* *whimpers* *expels sanity*
Cthulhu:ia ia princess *devours my head*
Me:i love my daddy he's so cyclopean!!! ^www^
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4 av 4 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
15.0 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 10 mars
The creators of this game succeeded in reproducing and improving the game play of classic NES RPGs. They got rid of unnecessary features and streamlined the whole experience, but they completely failed to capture the charm, atmosphere and "style" of the old classics. My biggest problem with the story, characters and atmosphere was that they don't take anything serious and constantly break down the fourth wall. The whole idea to use Cthulhu as an involuntary hero is great, but the Cthulhu Mythos is characterized by madness and horror, which are both missing here. Instead of Cthulhu they could have used Mickey Mouse without much difference.
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4 av 4 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
10.4 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 13 januari
Cthulhu Saves the World is a great game, parodying pretty much everything it can - including itself.

In terms of gameplay, you won't find anything you wouldn't expect from a retro turn-based role-playing game. You walk around and kill monsters in random encounters. But the story and dialogues are hilarious and really nicely written, and that's what makes this game fun and unique.

Not to forget the game also has lots of bonus content once you beat the main story, which makes it even more of a steal for its price.

If you dedicate a few cents of your money along with a bit of your time to this game, it's very likely that you aren't going to regret it.
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5 av 6 personer (83%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
2.3 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 1 december, 2014
Being a fan of the Cthulhu Mythos and an avid reader of many of HP Lovecraft's works, you can imagine my surprise when I found a Cthulhu-themed game on Steam and iOS. Having wanted this for a very long time, this game is a surprisingly pleasant pi ss take on the both the Cthulhu Mythos and the RPG genre in general.

In Cthulhu Saves the World, you play as none other than the Elder God of Madness himself, Cthulhu. Having all of his powers taken away by a powerful wizard, Cthulhu sets out on a journey to become a true hero and save the land in an effort to regain his powers, so he may use them to destroy the world.

The game plays very similarly to that of Final Fantasy, Pokémon or Shin Megami Tensei, so people who are familar with those games, or turn-based RPGs in general will feel right at home playing this. With a wide variety of skills and enemies, Cthulhu Saves the World plays out like a comedy, but feels like an adventure all the same.
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3 av 3 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
29.0 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 9 mars
Pretty much the same as Breath of Death VII but with improved graphics and level design.
Cthulhu's Angel is an extra mode which features an alternate storyline.

If you like Breath of Death VII, you will enjoy this.
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3 av 3 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
1 person tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
8.9 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 10 februari
You can walk under bridges
10/10
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3 av 3 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
1 person tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
1.5 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 19 april
Awesome RPG, Indie!!!!
10/10!
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4 av 5 personer (80%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
1.7 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 31 oktober, 2014
I like the music.
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2 av 2 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
17.4 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 3 december, 2014
When I first got Cthulhu Saves The World, it just sat in my library. I was unsure on whether or not it was my kind of game, then I started playing it and i was pleasantly surprised by how good it was. Right off the bat, the game is funny, enjoyable and addictive. 10/10 would recommend to anyone looking for a cheap, well made, well written game.
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2 av 2 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
17.6 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 28 december, 2014
A great, fun adventure for all fans of Lovecraft and 2D RPGs!
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