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.
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Very Positive (718 reviews) - 90% of the 718 user reviews for this game are positive.
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
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Very Positive (718 reviews)
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Grencham
2.8 hrs
Posted: August 23
It's free. What do you have to lose?
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Chara
1.5 hrs
Posted: August 12
*Deep breath* YESSSS!!! IF YOU LOVE THIS GAME ON YOUR ANDRIOD OR SOMETHING, YOU LOVE DIS, IT EVEN GIVES CHU THE RED GEMS FOR FREEEEEEEE I RECCOMEND IT FOR LIFE, YUSHHHH THANK YOU FOR BRINGING IT TO US, FOR STEEEEAAAAAMMMM its worth the money.
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Jirosei8
1.3 hrs
Posted: August 8
It's a fun game, but I personally don't think it's worth 5 dollars. If you don't mind the price then buy it.
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ninstar
7.7 hrs
Posted: June 18
This is a fun arcade game, an interesting take on the old style Snake game, but with the snake being made up of a Conga line of RPG style characters. How this changes the snake concept is that each hero comes with his (or hers) own attack, so depending on who's in your line, and for that matter where they are in that line, you could find yourself changing up your strategy.

If you have Gizmo (bomb throwing) and the two spellcasters, then you might be maneuvering your snake for broadsides.

If you have a Merida the archer and Boomy the sniper then running at the enemy might work better.

A bunch of melee combattants may make you try to sidle up next to the enemy formations (usually 3-unit snakes) to let the swordsmen get in their strikes.

There's been some discussion about the price of this game, considering that the mobile version is free, but the in-game purchase of the red gems (an unlock that can only be done with cash for $3.99, and seriously lessens the grind because of their value in the game) is included at the start of this game. I haven't accounted for the remaining buck but given that I'm more than happy to pay money for this version of the game.
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mrcheshire
0.7 hrs
Posted: June 4
This is a fun enough game - it's really grindy, but it's an interesting and well-executed idea. However, there's no way it's worth $5 - I played this game on tablet for free, and that appears to be exactly the same version that's on Steam at this price. I could be wrong, but it seemed to me to be identical in terms of gameplay.

I do endorse picking up this game, but just get it for free on iOS or Android. There's no reason to drop five bucks on it, here.
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xmangafreakanimex
48.9 hrs
Posted: May 11
Super fun game ! Not too hard, not too easy. You can unlock characters and upgrade them. It's really cool. It's a game you can play when you're really bored. You can always come back to it. It doesn't have a story or anything, it's just something fun you can spend your time on.
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DrDino's Fat Cock
5.1 hrs
Posted: April 9
I remember playing this game when I had no internet for a month and this was the only game I had that doesn't require multiplayer (except fallout, which I played for too long) This basically the best thing you can play to kill time. (It says I only played for 10 minutes but it's mostly because I was playing it offline for a month and Steam didn't keep track of the time)
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Not a racist
3.9 hrs
Posted: April 5
An amazing mobile game that I actually also recommend on pc because it is dirt cheap and still fun on a "real" gaming machine.
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Professor Falconer
5.3 hrs
Posted: March 7
A lot of comparisons can be drawn between Nimble Quest and the classic cell phone game Snake, and for good reason. But among those comparisons should also be how both are easy to pick up and enjoyable to play again and again, even if you've only got five minutes to spare now and then. Vibrant retro-style visuals, a suitable soundtrack, and near endless replayability due to its many playable characters and random enemy placement. If you want a good time waster, this is a great choice.
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Drakerys Neverjoy
36.9 hrs
Posted: March 2
fine idea, horribly ♥♥♥♥♥ inside-out and butchered by morbid grind.
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
94 of 109 people (86%) found this review helpful
13 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 19, 2014
50 cents for a snake game is a bargain, as this snake game has been spiced up considerably. Some would even say it's a solid snake game
Great graphics, fun ways to upgrade both your current hero and the bonuses you find along the way and the quick gameplay makes this a fun time waster.
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89 of 107 people (83%) found this review helpful
Recommended
7.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 6, 2013
Thought it looked cool from the video so I gave it a shot. Ended up playing it for more time than I thought I would. Kinda has a 10000000 progression feel to it which I enjoy. Seems like it will get pretty grindy at some point but that doesn't bother me. Also it seems people are hating because it was a freemium mobile game... that also doesn't bother me as the game I've played so far justifies the price.
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55 of 59 people (93%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
4.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 24, 2014
This was originally a mobile game, and it really shows in the grindy upgrade system. So maybe you should play this on your phone, instead of on Steam. It’s still fun despite that though. It’s basically Snake, but instead of a snake, you control a line of warriors, where each has a unique attack that they spam at enemies. It’s actually quite a fun concept, and I played it longer than I thought I would. It would have been nice if they expanded on the game a bit for the Steam version though, as it really does feel like a mobile game.
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41 of 42 people (98%) found this review helpful
Recommended
20.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 25, 2014
Cheap and fun... I played it a fair bit right now and I enjoyed it but it seems a tad too grindy and finnicky in the way the conga line gets when it starts getting bigger with all the enemies on screen in the later levels.

Still, not bad at all and fun in spurts to be sure. Getting the heroes maxed out at 3 stars takes far too long for my taste though.
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42 of 48 people (88%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 19, 2014
A different take on the classic snake game, Nimble quest is a simple yet sometimes difficult game where you take lead as one of several heroes, collect heroes, treasure, and defeat enemies. I grabbed this game when it was on sale(currently still is at the time of writing) for $0.50, and its definitely worth the 5 bucks they are asking for it. For 50 cents its an absolute steal, a very fun time waster where you'll find some runs ending almost as quickly as they started. While others you'll see your hero snake grow into the double didgets, increasing the difficulty of dodging yet making it easier to slay enemies. Worth the asking price and I've had a lot of fun with it so far. Definitely a game for short bursts.

Pros:
-Simple yet fun gameplay
-Nice customization
-Easy to learn, yet difficult to fully master
-New and interesting take on the snake genre
-Can be played in short bursts or long runs, depeding on your interest
-Nice soundtrack

Cons:
-Mobile port, options menu is lacking severely
-Simplistic art style
-Heroes aren't unique, follow similar styles.

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37 of 47 people (79%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 7, 2013
This is a fun time-killer game. It has a really good nostalgic feel to it. I'm an 80's kid so this game is right down my alley. I have this game on my iPhone so I already knew it'd be a good game. The controls are very easy: arrow keys and Enter. If you want a simple fun game in your library, get Nimble Quest.
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32 of 40 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 18, 2014
Just bought this for 50 cents.

Very few things in life can be bought with 50 cents. The only thing I can think of is those little toys or stickers from the vending machines you see in grocery stores.

50 cents will buy you the best game of snake you will ever play in your life! There is a satisfying progression system, where you can upgrade your offenses/defenses and various aspects such as the gold/loot pick up. Its a perfect pick up and play game if you are ever bored waiting for the Dota 2 queue. Bite sized goodness is what it really is, and its not acting like its something else.
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23 of 32 people (72%) found this review helpful
Recommended
13.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 23, 2014
Best .50 cents I've ever spent.
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15 of 19 people (79%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 23, 2015
Fun enough to messs around with for a bit
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9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
37.4 hrs on record
Posted: March 1, 2015
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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