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 (248 reviews)
Release Date: Dec 6, 2013
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October 23

Nimble Quest resolution support update!

In the latest update we have added the ability to play at any resolution as well as improved fullscreen support. The game window can now be re-sized using the mouse to whatever size will fit on your monitor. Happy Nimble Questing in your new, bigger game world!

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Reviews

“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

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    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
35 of 37 people (95%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
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.
Posted: October 19
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31 of 33 people (94%) found this review helpful
1.8 hrs on record
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.
Posted: October 19
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26 of 29 people (90%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
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.
Posted: October 18
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9 of 11 people (82%) found this review helpful
2.6 hrs on record
Intresting new take on a old genre, it takes the old Snake game and adds rpg elements. Music is fitting and so are the graphics. It does seem like a moble port but a good one. Pays for itself with cards with the current sale
Posted: October 18
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13 of 21 people (62%) found this review helpful
4.0 hrs on record
Nimble quest is an interesting game, but ultimately one I don't think is worth your time.

The game has a number of good points, it's well animated for what it is, the heros are varied and each one is distinct enough to be interesting, and the characters even gain new sprites when they level up.

But all of that is lost behind the appalling game design that stems from being made for mobiles. You can spend 'tokens' to buy large boosts to damage, speed and health for runs through the game. You can also spend them to continue your current run, but the cost doubles each time you do so, starting from one. Tokens are rare drops, you get perhaps one every five levels. So you're already stressed for tokens if you just use them as drops. However, you can buy tokens for 'gems'. Gems are your other ingame currency, which can be used to level up.

At a certain point in the game you simply need to level up and use the boosts to progress. And that means grinding. Lots and lots of grinding.

Now I'm not opposed to grinding in general. After all, playing the game is why we're here, so being forced to play the game isn't bad, of itself. The problem comes when you have to to a number of 'bad' runs without spending tokens on the boosts so that you can then do a good run in order to get to the next level and unlock the next character.

So it's a nice idea, it's a nice game, but you can smell the scent of addiction mechanics all over it. And it just isn't a good thing.

Nimble quest. Worth your money, but not your time.
Posted: October 19
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
More or less the old game "Snake" but with collectables and leveling up ^_^"

It is worth a look see...appears easy but can be very challenging.
Posted: October 20
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.9 hrs on record
One of the devs posted on reddit, seemed like a cool guy. 49 cents? Hell, I'll support a fellow redditor for 49 cents...

Played game, freakin AWESOME. Super adorable pixel work and very fun gameplay. Bought 5 extra gift copies to give away so that I'm paying closer to full price, deffo worth it!

Try it, can't go wrong for 50 cents but I'd say this is worth it even for the full 5 dollar price :]
Posted: October 20
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.2 hrs on record
Best .50 cents I've ever spent.
Posted: October 23
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
Fun game. Cute little characters and a nice change of pace from violent shoot em ups. For 49 cents this game is a steal. Not really sure I'd pick it up for 4.99 though. Get it while it's .49 cents. I think it's worth it.
Posted: October 18
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.1 hrs on record
Playing snake never been so fun and frustrating at the same time
Posted: October 20
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.1 hrs on record
It's the equivalent of a flash game. I picked it up for 50c and got a solid 6 hours out of it before saying "Okay I'm done".

It's decent and even at full price it hits my base requirement of "a dollar per hour of gameplay". I wouldn't recommend you buy it at full price, but since I got it at 50c I'm not complaining at all.

All Pay Shop mechanics have been removed, and the Coins (pay currency) drop frequently enough that I never found myself wishing for a new way to "buy" Coins. So it is fairly balanced in that aspect.

The game has no end, so it's a classic "Score" game.
Easiest to start with the mage until you get the engineer, at which point he's the best starter I found.
Keep your Hero levels fairly even, and pour ALL your money into the Shop (outside of buying Coins).

Have fun.
Posted: October 19
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
This game is another example of how Indies can become much more successful than AAAs.

10/10 :D
Posted: October 20
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.1 hrs on record
Awesome game, quite addicting as well. Soundtrack is really great.
Posted: October 23
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
give snake a combat type of mechanic and enemies. simple to learn easy to get killed at.
Posted: October 11
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1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
4.2 hrs on record
Such a Fun and Simple Game!
Posted: October 18
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1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
6.7 hrs on record
It was worth it.(:
Posted: October 18
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
2.3 hrs on record
Ran into a spider and died... 11/10 Would run into spider again.
Posted: October 19
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
3/10 :<
Posted: October 20
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1 of 5 people (20%) found this review helpful
0.9 hrs on record
Nice indie game...
Posted: October 19
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0 of 3 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
I tried playing this game after picking it up on sale for just 49 cents, and it's incredibly frustrating using the buggy menu system. The game feels like a mobile game port that they never bug tested on PC. The menu options are limited and the game forces me to run it in a large window rather than fullscreen. The menu is difficult to navigate and often just stops working after playing a couple rounds. Unless this company polishes the game up to make it a proper PC port, stay away from this game or just get it for your phone.
Posted: October 19
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