Dash across Scenic Locations destroying bug like creatures called the Flanx using 6 Unique Attacks that include Massive Terrain Deformation and High Speed Barrages of Energy Blasts! Caster is an intense 3rd person action shooter experience with pulse pounding music that will keep you wanting more! Massive terrain deformation!
User reviews: Very Positive (2,936 reviews)
Release Date: Mar 19, 2009

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"An all-time classic arcade-like third person action shooter."

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Reviews

“Elecorn's done a superb job of creating an action game where you run, jump and hurl spells into a colourful 3D world”
Rock Paper Shotgun

“Caster is well-polished and it genuinely feels good to run around the game’s large 3d landscapes and blast them”
TIGSource

“It's your pathway to total power and you’ll love blasting your way through every second of it.”
Mike Rose

About This Game

Dash across Scenic Locations destroying bug like creatures called the Flanx using 6 Unique Attacks that include Massive Terrain Deformation and High Speed Barrages of Energy Blasts!
Caster is an intense 3rd person action shooter experience with pulse pounding music that will keep you wanting more!
  • Massive terrain deformation!
  • Use strategy to destroy hordes of bugs with a variety of unique behaviors and attacks
  • Bring trees back to life and collect energy to purchase upgrades
  • Upgrade your skills to run on water and jump hundreds of feet into the air
  • Pulse pounding music by Trance Emerson
  • 3 levels of play (Casual, Normal, and Extreme)
  • 2 playable characters
  • 6 unique attacks

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    • OS: Microsoft Windows XP, Vista
    • Processor: 800 MHz or better
    • Memory: 64 MB
    • Graphics: 16 MB Graphics Card (GeForce 2 or better)
    • Hard Drive: 32 MB Available Space
    • Sound: DirectX® Compatible
    • Input: Xbox Controller supported
    • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later
Helpful customer reviews
155 of 182 people (85%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 24
Ok, I bought this game for 14 cents and I'm gonna write a serious review and not "bought the game, sold the cards, earned a cent, profit".
Pros:
+Many options, you may change resolution and keys and sounds etc.
+Difficulties - you can play it on 3 difficulties.
+Reminds a PS1 game (for those who had one)
+Keys are comfortable to play
+Detailed tutorial
+Controller support
+Has cards
+Combat is pretty good
+Community made levels (?)
+Many save slots
+Cheap (even in full price)

Cons:
-No story at all
-Needs achivements
-I said in the 'Pros' that the combat is good, but, you can't stand still, or you die
-Enemies do too much damage
-Graphics aren't too good and the character's face is scary
-No background music
-Enemies are pretty the same
-Enemies that get hit just turn red again and again until they explode, it's cool for the first minute but then gets boring

Neutral:
~Dash after level 1 is imbalanced

Bottom line:
Recommended with a score of 6/10
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91 of 107 people (85%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 15
Caster is an action packed adventure game with a retro vibe that reminds me of many great Playstation 2 and Gamecube era video-games.

Despite the poor graphics, the game is kept interesting by the multitude of unique levels and environments and as for the actual gameplay, it is incredibly fun. The controls are very smooth, however I wouldn't recommend using a gamepad because aiming and adjusting the camera angles was hardly controllable. The electronic soundtrack was also very cool, fitting the game perfectly!

But I especially love how the combat actually shapes the environment. Creating giant craters and canyons while blasting at enemies is a real treat and sadly, is something we don't see too often in games.

My only real complaint is that it's not very challenging and the game itself is very short. I also would have liked to see a more engaging story out of Caster. It's mostly just focused on the action without any real character development.

Nevertheless, it's a pretty fun game. I think that it is slightly overpriced due to the relatively small amount of gameplay it contains, but It was definitely worth how much I payed for it thanks to my coupon (50% off). So I recommend checking it out if you can get your hands on one!
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176 of 243 people (72%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: March 22
"To be continued... Check the website for updates"

Wait, what? This was at an entirely random point in the game! This game came out in 2009 and it's not finished?

I found the game to be very boring. Each level is a fetch quest to get orbs. Kill the same enemies again and again, get orbs, done, next level.

No story, no replay value, no point.
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58 of 76 people (76%) found this review helpful
26.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 23
Do the math.

Megaman 64 + Sonic The Hedgehog = Caster

This game is awesome. Run around escaping projectiles, attack, defense, speed.

If you play games on Nintendo 64, Gamecube, or Dreamcast, try this.
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39 of 47 people (83%) found this review helpful
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: March 31
This is a fun older Retro action game
This game is awesome. Run around escaping projectiles, attack, defense with speed &
that you can have fun playing for a lifetime

If you like Nintendo 64 / Gamecube / Dreamcast then yes you will love this game

I agree this game is Megaman 64 + Sonic The Hedgehog

8 / 10
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