Nimble Quest! Lead a conga line of heroes to glory against hordes of enemies across an endless number of stages. How many enemies can you defeat? Steer your unstoppable (seriously, you can’t stop) party as they cut a path of destruction through levels filled with different enemies and power-ups.
User reviews: Very Positive (666 reviews)
Release Date: Dec 6, 2013
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“If this had been released on Amiga, it would have been considered a classic.”
TotalBiscuit, The Cynical Brit

“colorful retro-inspired visuals and music that would have fit right in with the best games from the 90s”
Modojo

“a brilliant distillation of 16-bit gaming nostalgia”
Gamezebo

About This Game

Nimble Quest! Lead a conga line of heroes to glory against hordes of enemies across an endless number of stages. How many enemies can you defeat? Steer your unstoppable (seriously, you can’t stop) party as they cut a path of destruction through levels filled with different enemies and power-ups. Unlock and level up heroes to increase the size of your party and make them more powerful. Can your party make it from the tranquility of the Forest to the fire and brimstone of the Depths?

Tired of competing alone? Join a guild and compete with other players in special time-limited Guild Quests. Is your guild skilled enough to top the global leaderboards?

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 2.4 Ghz Core 2 Duo
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX 10.8
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.10
    • Processor: 2.4 Ghz Core 2 Duo
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
Helpful customer reviews
6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
12.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 7, 2014
Nimble Quest is a mobile game ported to the PC.

This is basically a modified snake game, you need to avoid the walls and try your best not to let your heroes collide with the marching enemy troops. The objective is to kill a number of enemies to proceed to another stage. You grow your snake through picking up heroes. The more heroes you have the easier for you to kill the enemies, on the other hand, this also makes you more vulnerable to getting hit because the number of enemies increases after each stage.

I liked the concept of this game having a more than a dozen of heroes, each having different attack patterns. Each of them are also upgradable to help you survive the game in later stages. Decent game best played on idle breaks.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
40.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 19
One of the best - if not the best - casual games i've played.
The concept is very simple, it's like an old Snake game.

But in this case, instead of snake sections, each part is an RPG inspired unique character, with their own upgrade option, increasing abilities and providing you to progress through the apparentely endless difficulty increase in the same bunch of scenarios.

You grind to upgarde the 16 different characters - the maximum of your party - by playing with them and collecting gems while playing to purchase them.

You cannot touch your own party - you kill them. You have to avoid different enemies on each scenario, each one with their own abilities and also avoid contact to don't get killed. You collect coins which you can use to purchase essential power-ups on hard levels or even skip scenarios, as well as hire party members for the next level.

Although the game have it's own currency, it have not something like micro payments or any indications of it. It's a pure grindy game as it is.

Funny, addictive, awesome time killer.
Or when you just wanted to recline the chair playing some funny arrow-based casual game.

Absolutely recommended, except it's not your genre.
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: April 17
Funny, Easy to play. Nice characters. Free on mobile devices. A bit too short!!

Otherwise really amazing game, special on phones if you get bored!!!

10/10
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
37.4 hrs on record
Posted: March 1
Yes, this is a port of a mobile game but don't roll your eyes just yet. The authors tweaked this game to require less grind, got rid of microtransactions, and made this version more generous (e.g., red gems are included from the start). And the controlls are actually better on the PC for this case since you get more precision in moving your snake with a keyboard.

This game is a new twist on the old classic "Snake" but instead of a snake, you are a conga line made up of different heroes. Heroes will randomly appear, and you simply touch them to add them to your conga line. You die if you run into walls/monsters or if the health of your lead hero reaches zero. The most exciting part of this game is trying to grow you line and finding the random power-ups. You can be near death or overwhelmed and then suddenly a power-up saves the day.

If you sometimes just want a quick game to jump into, this game is perfect for a 15 minute session. Also, there is an arena mode to this game where you can join a top guild to earn more gold.

This game taught me not to turn my nose up to mobile ports. Fun is fun regardless of where the concept was first presented, especially if the controlls and price are fair. 8/10
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 24, 2014
Simple premise, addicting as hell and more fun than it should be, NIMBLE QUEST is a fantastic re-imaginiing of the SNAKE game concept...sucking minutes of your life away as you try desperately not to commit the Human Centipede and take out your own chain of heroes by running into the back of the group...Responsive controls, power ups and heroes with variable individual abilities, this is simply too fun to pass up. Play in spurts with a controller, to avoid thumb blisters. Awesome...
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 5, 2014
This is one of the best simple games on steam. Especially because it is fantastic. This is the classic snake game but you have to attack with a snake made of heroes you collect. There are some sweet pick ups to collect and coins. Wonderful concept. I really recommend this game. It is worth your time. Trust me. I played it and have a pretty decent opinion on matters.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 7
perfect!

Amazing Game.
Worth to Buy!

Very Funny and Cool!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 4, 2014
They say you can't buy happiness, but I did for a mere 50 cents.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 7, 2014
Brought this game for 50c and got most of the money back from the cards
But it it still a good fun game
7/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 7, 2014
WARNING :: This game will get very addicting very quickly. There is tons of levels that increase in difficulty every time whiel unlocking another new unique character after beating it. I wouldn't buy it for the full $5 but I definitely recommend getting it on sale. Tons of replay-ability and loads of fun!

7/10
Loads of fun but gets repetitive very quickly.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 1
Awesome fun game.. I was quite addicted on it..
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
7.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 18, 2014
Surprisingly good...

8/10... Recommended!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
10.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 25
cool game for it's price (i believe i got it in some humblebundle?). took 10 hours to finish it (with cheating)
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 6
It's quite nimble.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 10, 2014
Although it is just a ported mobile game, NimbleBit made NimbleQuest the cheapest game on the store and it's wonderful.

It's snake...with swords, bows, mages, lances, skeletons, fire elementals and... I R8 8/8 M9
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 17, 2014
Its a good game to past the time.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 8, 2014
This is a interesting take on the game of snake. Instead of adding mroe lines you add more characters that you unlock after every mission. Each one you can levle up and make more powerful. It makes the game quite interesting and you have to do a lot more thinking than with a typical snake game where you just need to eat without bashing into the walls or yourself.

It's a fun little game if you need something to keep you entertained for a while.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 29, 2014
Nice game but would be better if gm adds in new heroes for us to unlock
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 17
A very good snake game.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 30
As being GOTY for 2013/14/15, I recommend this game, calling, and knowing, it's better than most games out there.

My views on this game
-Beautiful graphics, 2440p for sure
-Great story with plenty of depth and development
-Lots of classes to choose from
-Realistic explosions, by co-creator Michael Bay
-Top of the line animations
-Monster/Character design is magnificent
-All round 69.69/10 IGN

10/10 would pay $69.69 for this amazing inspirational game plus an additional $0.69 for the great could-be DLC's
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