Command treasure hunters Wyv and Keep through an ancient Amazonian temple in search of the Lost Idol! Use quick reflexes and teamwork to conquer a gauntlet of 60 fiendish puzzles and deadly traps. Unlock the secrets of the mystical Xu'hutl pygmies and their terrifying overlord, the great Quetzecola.
User reviews: Positive (30 reviews)
Release Date: Aug 8, 2014
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"It's a game of reflexes, wit and co-operation. A game meant to be enjoyed by two players, but also one to allow for single-player action too."
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August 21

Wyv and Keep now on Mac and Linux!

The world's foremost box-pushing duo have made their way onto Mac and Linux at long last! Grab a friend or go it alone, using quick reflexes and teamwork to conquer a gauntlet of 60 fiendish box-based puzzles.

Get it 50% off until August 24!



"Intense puzzles... Stellar level design." - Co-Optimus
"I felt like the cleverest man in all the world when I beat a level." - Rock, Paper, Shotgun

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March 18

Wyv and Keep Multi-language build Now on Sale! Featuring brand new Trading Cards


Wyv and Keep now speak Deutsch, Español, Français, Italiano, and even Japanese!
We've been working hard to localize the game's hilarious story text, and are excited to finally be able to bring it to many of our friends around the world in their native tongues. You'll now find a language menu in both the in-game options and the Steam properties.


Now Featured in their very own Trading Cards!
Additionally, we've finally added Trading cards, Emoticons, and Backgrounds to the community hub. The 10 cards are full of original art of the lovable duo and even some cameos. The drop rate is 20 minutes, so minimize the game in your taskbar for a couple hours to get started, or preferably, actually play it instead!

Until next time!

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About This Game



Take control of two rookie treasure hunters as they adventure into an ancient Amazonian temple! Use teamwork to advance through 6 fiendishly difficult puzzle worlds - from a cannibalistic pygmy village to an active volcano. Dodge poisonous darts, venomous snakes, and deadly spike traps and use dynamite to blast through crumbling walls and floors. Discover hordes of hidden treasure, challenging secret levels, and even a mythical pygmy hat salesman.

Wyv and Keep is a game of action and puzzle-solving, where up to two players guide the treasure hunters through a gauntlet of confounding puzzles in search of the legendary lost idol. The game is presented in a style that would feel right at home on the 16-bit consoles of old, with beautiful pixel art, a catchy soundtrack, and finely tuned platforming gameplay.

Featuring

  • Fully Co-operative - Innovative dual-character gameplay enables both characters to be controlled by either one or two players.
  • Online Enabled - Play the entire game through with a partner from halfway around the world.
  • Challenging Gameplay - Over 60 exciting levels, spanning around 20 hours of brain-teasing gameplay.
  • Hidden Secrets - Collect hoards of hidden treasure, discover challenging bonus levels, and unlock all six different endings.
  • Stunning Pixel Art - Lovingly handcrafted characters and environments.
  • Fantastic Music - Featuring a full 20-track OST by accomplished musician Luke Thomas.
  • High Fashion - Discover the secret in-game pygmy shop, and collect a wide assortment of stylish hats.
  • Cupcakes - They're a girl's favorite!



"Intense puzzles... Stellar level design." - Co-Optimus
"I felt like the cleverest man in all the world when I beat a level." - Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Developer Notes:

Thank you for playing! Please let us know of any issues or give suggestions for what you'd like to see next! :)


System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 8/7/Vista/XP
    • Processor: 1.66 GHz Dual Core Processor or equivalent
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 512 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Integrated Sound
    • Additional Notes: Gamepad recommended for best experience
    Recommended:
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    Minimum:
    • OS: X
    • Processor: 1.66 GHz Dual Core Processor or equivalent
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.0+ (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable)
    • Hard Drive: 512 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Gamepad recommended for best experience
    Recommended:
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    Minimum:
    • OS: glibc 2.15+, 32/64-bit. S3TC support is NOT required.
    • Processor: 1.66 GHz Dual Core Processor or equivalent
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.0+ (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable)
    • Hard Drive: 512 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Gamepad recommended for best experience
    Recommended:
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
Helpful customer reviews
5 of 8 people (63%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: March 31
Who's That Indie? Is a Blind First Impression's series made of indie based and indie developed games. Today's indie game is Wyv And Keep, created by A Jplly Corpse. It is a puzzle platformer with emphasis on the puzzle. Guide two rookie treasure hunters on their quest to claim the legendary lost idol, using quick wits and teamwork to conquer 6 fiendishly puzzling worlds. Dodge deadly traps and angry pygmies as you puzzle your way toward hordes of ancient treasure.

I found this game very fun and quite simpleto pick up and play, if you want a deeper review please check my first impressions video

https://youtu.be/f-IZhXxjpFM
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19 of 21 people (90%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 9, 2014
Wyv and Keep is a great puzzle platformer with a few twists. It's important to note that this might look a bit like games such as Spelunky. While the theme is similar, the gameplay isn't. Basically you control the two treasure hunters - either alone or in coop with a friend. You'll have to avoid enemies and traps rather than fighting or destroying them.

The goal sounds simple: Reach the exit door. However, it's typically not that easy. You'll have to avoid pits, traps, and enemies, while also triggering buttons, moving boxes, etc. Some things can only be solved involving team work. For example, one character might have to fill a gap in the ground, while the other pushes a box over. On another map a wall might be too high, so you'll have to move a box, jump on it, and then use your friend as a stepping stone.

I've been playing this game since its initial Desura release and it can be lots and lots of fun. The game's pixel art is well made and tries to emulate late 16 bit era games (i.e. Super Nintendo and other 2D consoles). Some parts of the game are higher resolution though. If you're not a fan of pixelated game and prefer HD graphics, better skip this game.

The game offers replayability through challenges: Beat a level as fast as possible, beat it with as few retries as possible, and try to collect as much money as you can. Also, the old Desura release had its own level editor. Accordin to the devs (see comments under this review) the editor will return once Steamworks integration is working/complete.
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8 of 8 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 9
There is a certain satisfaction in dropping a weighted crate into perfect position to solve a puzzle. It is a basic notion, pioneered long before Wyv and Keep's existence and an idea that will persist long after. It's only fitting that, in a puzzle game as efficiently simple as Wyv and Keep presents it's challenge often in obfuscation usually reserved for more complicated physics puzzles. In addition from the charm of its beautiful spritework, the witty back and forth of the game's playable duo and the awesome sound track, the game accomplishes great challenge that is easy to pick up and enjoy thanks to effective use of its puzzle design that -while a perfectly awesome single player experience- can be enjoyed by two players on the same computer as well as online. Definitely a game worth its salt.
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12 of 16 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 8, 2014
at its best its genius puzzles are a delight
at its worse the puzzles make me want to stick sharp things into my brain

10/10 would put myself through the pain of restarting a million times because I pushed the crate in the worng place again
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
11.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 22, 2014
Wyv and Keep: The Temple of the Lost Idol is a fun, comical, co-op, puzzle platformer game. Each puzzle takes place on a single screen and has a kind of Sokoban-style gameplay. If you play in single player mode, you switch between each characters. If you play with a friend either player controls a character. The price might be a little high at the current $15 for the depth of the game play, but there is a lot of content here if you enjoy the puzzles.

I played with a friend, so my experience with this game is from that point of view. I have not tried single player. The game consists of moving around crates to reach new areas, activate buttons, block traps, and eventually open up the exit which both characters must reach. New obstacles are added in each set of levels, such as arrow traps, spikes, enemies, and lava. In addition, there are new objects to play with such as dynamite and crates hanging from ropes that must be cut down. Without giving away any spoilers, if you make it to the end of the game you are in for the quite the surprise, or at least it was for my friend and me.

The platforming part of this puzzler comes in a lot in the later stages. Once you have figured out where the crates need to be moved around in a particular level, there is still a lot of timing and precise jumping involved.

All in all, I think anyone who is a fan of this genre will enjoy this game, even more so if you have a friend to play it with.
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