What happens when DLC practices go too far? An indie developer makes a game that mocks the industry and its foibles, that's what! Defeat the bad guy, save the world and get the girl! But first you'll need to find coins to buy DLC to enable animation, sound and even pausing.
User reviews:
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Very Positive (80 reviews) - 83% of the 80 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (5,638 reviews) - 88% of the 5,638 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Mar 18, 2013

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What happens when DLC practices go too far? An indie developer makes a game that mocks the industry and its foibles, that's what! Defeat the bad guy, save the world and get the girl! But first you'll need to find coins to buy DLC to enable animation, sound and even pausing.

Thankfully this is just satire and all the DLC is purchased with in-game coins. But consider it a cautionary tale for the future...

Key Features:

  • Two full length campaigns: the original award-winning "DLC Quest", and the brand new "Live Freemium or Die"
  • Platforming action! Coins to collect, a princess to save, a bad guy (or two) to defeat. You like that stuff, right?
  • Over 30 different DLC packs, each providing quiet introspection on the state of the gaming industry
  • Over 20 achievements to earn and make you feel reasonably satisfied with yourself
  • Online leaderboards

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows XP
    • Processor:1.6 GHz
    • Memory:512 MB RAM
    • Graphics:DirectX 9, Shader Model 2.0, 128MB
    • Hard Drive:200 MB HD space
    Recommended:
    • OS:Windows 7
    • Processor:2.0 GHz
    • Graphics:DirectX 9, Shader Model 2.0, 256MB
    Minimum:
    • OS:10.6.8
    • Processor:Intel Core 2 Duo, 2 GHz
    • Memory:512 MB RAM
    • Graphics:Shader Model 2.0, 128MB
    • Hard Drive:100 MB HD space
    Recommended:
    • OS:10.7
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:Shader Model 2.0, 256MB
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Flowey
( 3.5 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
good game and funny
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FromIwoJima
( 4.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 22
Great game!
Good humor and not only that, this is decent platformer too.
This is of course satiric view on gaming industry, DLC menace in past half decade.
Worth every penny, would buy all DLCs for sure!
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scavenge
( 4.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 20
Wish I'd never bought it and added it to my library. It seems to count as 2 games in my achievement completion. As a 100% completed one and as a not 100% completed one, it kinda split.

I guess that's what we get for following steam achievement guides ;)
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MikaNurse
( 1.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 20
It's pretty amusing, the gameplay is somewhat akin to older flash games, in a satisfying way. It's a good decompress game with some mild replay factor. i think the writing and jokes are pretty good for the most part, was worth the money for me.
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NewGame666
( 1.8 hrs on record )
Posted: July 18
Amazing game!
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Hallcountry
( 3.8 hrs on record )
Posted: July 17
Product received for free
If you got two or three ours left, then I do recommend this game. It's full of humour and of course DLC's. You will enjoy the hours that you put into playing this game ;)
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George_Cena | kickback.com
( 1.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 17
(This is a review for the base story)

So there was a bad man in a bikini that took your princess, and you have to go save her from nothing. Sounds about right. I ended up completing the game my first time with a B because I had found all of the coins and bought all of the DLC, and I noticed that there was still one awardment I didn't have. It was the dreaded, 'Anything for an Awardment'. There was this one sheep left that I hadn't killed so I went out looking for it. I never found it.

10/10 would spend 20 minutes looking for a sheep again
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Sans
( 1.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 15
A fairly basic 2D platformer with upgrades that mostly exists for the purpose of comedy. The game is short enough that the joke doesn't wear thin, but even so there is still a lot of backtracking and areas that you need an upgrade to reach.

Overall, if you feel 3 dollars is worth it for an hour to 1,5 hours of entertainment this certainly fits the bill. Otherwise, there are always steam sales.
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•Whitë•
( 2.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 14
DLC Quest is a short but fun platformer that pokes fun at the idea of microtransactions in video games. It has been around for quite some time, even branching back to being on the Indie Game section of the Xbox 360 store. Being a huge fan of indie games and and even more a fan of $1 indie games on Xbox 360 back in the day, I dropped the dollar on this game and loved the sweet, quirky humor of it. When I heard that this game had made its way to Steam, I dropped $3 this time on it and beat it within an hour. If you have the extra cash laying around in your Steam Wallet, I recommend that you get this game. It is an easy to beat platformer that will probably give you a chuckle or two in between murdering helpless sheep!
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Selection
( 2.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 13
Seriously great game, I bought it during summer sale so it was like 99 cents or something, either way, the price is worth it. It takes around 1-3 hours to complete. Mostly 1 for people who are smart (Im not in that category...). Overall a fun little game that is well made.

But it has WAY too much DLC in it, reduces the score by 50. That was a joke. If you didnt know that, you are not very smart.

Overall score 8/10.

Main reason it isnt a 10/10 is because its kinda short.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
24 of 25 people (96%) found this review helpful
31 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 29
A short little snicker at money leeching games of today.

5/10

Worth the price?: Give this man his $3.29

PRO:
-This game is a joke, and it does it well
-Not to short, not to long

CONS:
-I was actually hoping there would be more DLC to buy that changes the way the game works
-Fetch quest based
-So much back and forth

Its cheap so wh[TO SEE THE REST OF THIS REVIEW PLEASE BUY THE .LOOPY. PREMIUM REVIEW PACK]
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 5
Product received for free
I like to thank my friend Rain for giving me the opportunity to play this game.
Thank you my friend ;)

Beside that, game is pretty cool and interesting with good point and satirical comment on todays situation in gaming industry when comes to DLCs, Season Passes, Microtransactions, Gated content and all other deviant publisher machinations which exploit our gamers passion and love for games! This is all represented with solid and intelligent humor throughout the game.

Recommended 7/10 ;)
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 25
It satires DLC practices pretty effectively. I had quite a few laughs playing through this. It's pretty cheap too so give it a go.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
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I'll keep this review short. This game took me about the time you see here (about 30 minutes, plus maybe some offline time) to fully complete the game, without the expansion. I would recommend this game to anyone because of its low price, fun platforming elements and a theme based around the shady practice of selling everything as DLC.
This game is often on sale and I suggest you get it then, but the base price is quite fair for the amount of time you spend on it.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
8.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 27
Worth the price

All fun

All DLC
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 1
DLC Quest

"To read this review you need to buy the 'Review-DLC' (haha)" Hm, well... not funny, okay.

Wow, this game is really good. A must-have for satire-lovers. It describes the DLC-ecstasy of many game-publishers (Huhu EA *wave*) in a funny way. Just awesome. Just cause. 3. What? Nah, nevermind. Just BUY THIS GAME!!1!

Greetings...
the monster under YOUR bed,
Tim
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 5
Very funny and easy platformer. I got quiet a few laughs out of this. Strongly recommend to buy on sale, you will not regret this.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 7
I would recommend this game to any gamer who's willing to laugh at the gaming industry and then themselves for spending their time playing this game! Over all a very well contained game that does it's job perfectly, I found myself giggling all the way through at every single cliche in the book. Only down side is i can't believe my Horse betrayed me! 9/10 for what it is. A joke. And a good one at that.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
This game relied to much on references and jokes which were charming at first, when the jokes got old which wasn't a long time there was not enough gameplay to keep me intrested. The gameplay they had consisted of using a floaty jump mechanic to traverse various areas and find coins to buy more dlc, this gets tedious very quickly.
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