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: Very Positive (4,868 reviews)
Release Date: Mar 18, 2013

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"In this game, it's all depends on the DLC you have! Find coins to unlock more DLC to progress in this 2D, sidescrolling adventure."

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About This Game

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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298 of 325 people (92%) found this review helpful
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1.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 3
EA simulator 2015
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3.3 hrs on record
Posted: February 10
Played Payday 2 for 257 hours straight before realising I was playing DLC Quest.
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1.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 10
EA in a nutshell

10/10
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62 of 78 people (79%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 20
I couldn't buy the Sheperd's trust with DLC

10/10
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34 of 39 people (87%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
6.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 27
English Version:

Given to me by a friend, I wanted to try this game, starting to play it without many claims.

A satirical and polemic indie about the continuously increasing downloadable contents after the sale of any game (contents that, as a matter of fact, should already be included in the game itself).

The game has no real plot, or rather, It's the same old ''save the princess'' like Super Mario. It offers simple but diversified scenarios (some of theme are totally absurd). To me it was brilliant in some aspects, in others a bit too extreme but always funny. However, the whole thing is a fun and challenging adventure.

Unfortunately, It's short-lived and there are only two chapters. Still It's quite cheap, so I recommend It to anyone who desires to spend a few hours having fun.

Italian Version:

Regalatomi da un amico, ho voluto provare questo gioco, iniziandolo senza troppe pretese.

Un indie satirico e polemico, riguardo al sempre aumentare dei contenuti scaricabili dopo la vendita di un eventuale gioco(contenuti che in realtà dovrebbero essere già inclusi nello stesso).

Il gioco non ha una vera e propria trama, o meglio, è il solito ''save the princess'' alla Mario. Offre scenari semplici ma diversificati (alcuni proprio assurdi). L'ho trovato geniale, in alcuni punti, in altri un po' estremo, ma sempre ironico. Nel suo insieme, comunque, è un'avventura più che divertente e stimolante.

Purtroppo è poco longevo e ci son solo due campagne, tuttavia il costo è poco elevato, quindi lo consiglio a tutti quelli che voglion passare un paio d'ore divertendosi.
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