Abducted by aliens, Quilly is forced to fight for his freedom. Dead Bits is a first-person shooter for Windows and Mac. A Colorful World, made out of Cubes and Alien Zombies!
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Release Date: Jun 7, 2014
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About This Game

Dead Bits is a colorful world, made out of Cubes and Alien Zombies! A first person shooter with platform elements, fast and destructive!

Quilly is a lonely creature. He lives in an invisible world, mysteriously, he was abducted by aliens. Now, Quilly has to fight for his freedom! Dead Bits is a first-person shooter for Windows and Mac. Contains Pixeled Art Design and an original Dubstep Soundtrack.

    Play with the Rhythm!

  • Original Dubstep / Electronic Soundtrack produced by Frost Orb.

    Pixel Art Style!

  • Dead Bits is entirely made out of Cubes.

    Weapons and Enemies!

  • There are 3 main weapons and a lot of Enemies, but think fast! Agility and Strategy can be weapons too!

  • " In a world of Color Chaos and destruction, Dead Bits will put you in a fast explosive day! "



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System Requirements

PC
Mac
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7/8/8.1
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 (or better)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7/8/8.1
    • Processor: 3.20 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 (or better)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.9
    • Processor: 2.5 GHz Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000 1024 MB
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
Helpful customer reviews
11 of 18 people (61%) found this review helpful
3.6 hrs on record
this is one type of games i can oh baby a triple but don't want mom to get the camera
Posted: October 12
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
This is one of the worst games i ever played. I would expect something like this to be free. The music (which is kinda good if you like dubstep) can't compensate the games bad looking graphics and bad designed levels, the annoying sound effects and the lack of gameplay depth.
Save your money for something worthwhile.
Posted: September 26
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Probably the worst game I've ever played lmao

Annoying level layouts combined with weapons that dont feel impactful whatsoever.

You arn't even rewarded extra damage by aiming for headshots.

"when someone says a boss in this game is hard, they don't mean its hard, they just mean it has a lot of health"
Posted: September 26
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
2.5 hrs on record
This is a game programmed, desgined, etc. by one guy. having seen that, I'm going to change my review a little bit.

While good and simplistic in design, there are a few things about this game that are frustrating.

- when shooting at large enemies close up, there are usually no frames of reference, causing cheap falling deaths
- the weapons are fairly ineffective
- The platforming is frustrating.
- if you die, you have to reload the level. There is no retry button, save for the last level, which restarts on it's own when you die.

There is a certain bit of trial an error in the game... The weapons are farily weak, yes. But it does add to the panic of the game... and some cheap deaths I mentioned above.

The level designs are pretty meh until you get to the 6th and 7th levels. Then they look really cool, but the platforming is still rough, 8th level is unique, 9th is a gauntlet. Be warned... the 5th level is super frustrating...

The soundtrack is awesome! I really enjoyed listening to it. Even when I was growling in frustration, the music (when it played) was entertaining and kept me somewhat involved.

This game is far from perfect. I recommend this game with a caveat: Don't come into this expecting perfect physics and amazing controls. This I see as more of an art project. Kinda neat, but not something to spend a whole lot of time on.
Posted: October 1
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
2.1 hrs on record
Imagine if I told you that there was a game that wavered drunkenly back and forth between different ways to play, and every single on of them worked well. And that there were weapons that are some of my favorite EVER in that game, along with colorful environments. And that it overall has much fun to be had. But... the only downside is that it is way waaay to short. There are nine levels with gameplay styles like Doom, somehow not poop 3D Sonic, Mario, arena combat, and survival horror, but they are all short so I've completed the game threee times in 2-2.5 hours. If you've got five dollars burning a hjole in your pocket and nothing to play for a fast arcade shooter, this is the game for you.
Posted: October 6
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1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
It's........It's just too good, i don't even know what to say about it....I've had a Call of Duty addiction before i played this now i have a meth addiction, It's that good.... 10/10 IGN/CNN/ABC/FoxNEWZ Would not recommend.
Posted: October 4
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0 of 3 people (0%) found this review helpful
3.6 hrs on record
The game is pretty good (I got it for free)
Graphics are OK.
You may want to turn off the volume because the soundtrack is really boring after some minutes of playtime
Posted: September 28
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0.3 hrs on record
Just...trust me.
Posted: October 12
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555 of 591 people (94%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
I got this game from one of those "vote for our game and get a free keys when it's greenlit" events and it has trading cards, so basically I'm paid to play this game and therefor gave it a try. However after playing, judging from a buyer's perspective, $5 is too much to ask for this game. Even at 75% off I'd still steer away.

Why? Because it's really bad. First of all the story doesn't exist and you suddenly got thrown into some crappy maps for no reason. Crappy because if it's an outdoor map, there will be so many holes on the ground that kill you more often than the enemies ( and every time you die you're forced to watch an un-skipable long scene of your character being banged by the enemies before being taken back to level selection menu. A quick restart button is not included ). If it's an indoor map it'll be a straight tunnel or similar, sometimes there are turns that serves no purpose because they're all dead ends without collectibles. Next up is the combat. For a game in which everything is made from cubes including the enemies, you'd expect to see features like crippling your enemies or tearing them block by block, but no. All enemies are solid, no cubes falling apart until they die. Also there's no different in damage dealt to different body parts including the head. Weapons are poorly designed, for example the shotgun's damage stays the same regardless of how far are you from your target ( there's damage spread so that's no slug rounds ).

Overall this is a badly designed game. Kudos for making the game bug-free with colorful environment but it doesn't help with the mood. I went through the 9 short levels of the game without getting any excitement. For anyone who's interested in buying, I suggest waiting for a huge discount or a bundle to get it, for collecting purpose only. There are far better games at $5. I should also think twice before participating in any "vote for free keys" events from now on.
Posted: June 7
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221 of 257 people (86%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
It struck me about the time i hit the fourth level that i hadn't even smiled during the short time i played Dead Bits. Not once. Not during the opening level where you pointlessly murder clumps of 1x1 textured cubes with a hideously underpowered weapon. Not during the second level where you murder said clumps with a hideously overpowered weapon or the underpowered weapon. Not during the third level where you murder said cubes with a hideously glitchy melee weapon. And not during the 7th level when you get a fairly unique but boring weapon... and that's it. There's no more weapons. There's no more enemies. There's only nine levels. You can fall through the map if you so much as breathe wrong. And this is being sold as a FINISHED PRODUCT. Oh, and not to mention that it did the classic "Vote for our ♥♥♥♥ty game on Greenlight and you'll get it for free." Stay away from this game. Stay as far away as possible.

EDIT: Three or Four of the positive reviews are from people on the dev's friendslist. Because you know, that isn't ♥♥♥♥ing suspicious at all.
Posted: June 7
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122 of 141 people (87%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
If this game wasn't promoted by Who's Gaming Now? this wouldn't be greenlighted.
Game is fudged up. No settings to change the sound, nor graphics (just presets).
First level is easy. the second one I can't even manage to do it, the map is just too small, you can't dodge them, the zombies are overpowered dealing high damage.
Play with the Rhytm!
There's no rhytm in this game, you kill one zombie and it's gone, nothing more, one dubstep song and that's it, and a slow-mo which doesn't help with anything.
Overall this game is a piece of garbage. Not worth your time.
Posted: June 8
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95 of 107 people (89%) found this review helpful
1.8 hrs on record
Stolen from your home, Dead Bits plops you into a voxel world of deadly testing in a retro inspired circle strafing heavy. The rules are simple: grab a gun, kill anything that moves, and try to stay alive amid the hordes running your way and the deadly traps in your path. So what's the catch? Well, pretty much everything after the first level..

Dead Bits is a simple game, which I'm perfectly fine with, but it does so very little with everything that it attempts that it's just plain boring. Enemy AI is entirely nonexistent, running toward you with the fever of a teenage girl who caught a glimpse of her favorite pop idol walking buy. This more or less devolves the game into running backwards while holding down the trigger, having to fear more running off the edge of the map than anything the enemies might do. The guns are dull and lack any sense of power or recoil, which makes mowing down waves of bullet sponge enemies even less interesting.

The most egregious thing about Dead Bits however is how bloody frustrating it can be, by way or deliberately inflating the difficulty for no reason but to make you angry. Instant kill obstacles that you're never made aware of abound, making for numerous deaths which feel not at all your own fault, and a complete lack of checkpoints turns the lengthier levels into absolute chores to complete. The extended death animation is particularly annoying, itself taking too long to finish and then proceeding to boot you to the level select screen so you can wait for levels to reload before trying them again. I completed the games brief 9 levels in just under 2 hours, but it only took me that long because I died at least a dozen times for cheap reasons every level.

Though it's rather simplistic, I actually did like the cel-shaded art style developer Microblast was going for with most of the game, though for whatever reason they weren't content to stick with it and instead chose to go with a completely different style for the guns and character models. The end result is a complete mess of conflicting styles and really puts to waste the great foundation they had before they added the odd pseudo realistic elements.

Dead Bits is the sort of game I'd expect to see a student or modder put out as a first step toward something more ambitious and polished. If that were the case it might be a commendable, if heavily flawed, first attempt at making a game, but as a finished retail product there is no way I could advise anyone to pick it up, which is to say nothing of wasting your time and sanity playing it. I feel there was potential here at some point, but in the end it's about as enjoyable as banging your head against a brick wall.
Posted: June 15
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122 of 150 people (81%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
This game is a serious waste of money and time: a dumb and short story, poorly made levels (one thing is a simplistic style, other thing is what this is), poor AI (when an enemy run through a wall or just fall off the map, you know what kind of game is), the music just randomly stop working, low variety of weapons (just 4 to be exact), almost impossible to die (unless you fall through the small floor, and even then you just see an animation of you being eat by zombies). I feel sorry for the ones who preordered this game.
Posted: June 7
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53 of 72 people (74%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
Dead Bits is an arcade FPS where you are apparently trying to gain your freedom by shooting things while walking backwards in between bouts of pointless platforming.

The intro level seems fine enough. Here's a gun, shoot those guys, watch them explode in a mess of cubes. Ok, this could be fun to mess around with. That feeling quickly fades once you start going through the monotony of the following levels. Enemies essentially consist of kamikaze monsters that run straight at you with reckless abandon. They swing wildly and miss as you circle strafe around them, but the game throws a red puff on your screen indicating you've been hit anyway. That leaves the strategy to walking backwards and killing the enemies as they filter toward you. But wait just one second, because some levels make the ground behind you magically disappear causing you to back into your death.

And death is so much fun. There are no checkpoints and every death kicks you back to the level select screen, because who doesn't want to reselect and reload the same level constantly? Of course, if you like reselecting and reloading the same level you are going to love this...platforming! Very few games do first person platforming well, and this is clearly not one of them. One section has you jump from disorienting spinning cube to disorienting spinning cube. Fun times. There are also moving platforms that for some reason, even when you are standing on them, don't move you. So you have to actually walk with the platform as it moves toward your destination.

The gunplay in this is also rather poor. The weapons are bland and boring and pack no punch. The smg sounds more like a typewriter than a firearm. Occasionally a kill will trigger a slo-mo moment. Unforunately, it's not the kind like Killing Floor that allows you to pull off a couple quick headshots, but the kind where everything just slows down around you for a couple seconds and then you carry on. The melee weapon is a frustrating tool you are forced to use due in part to poor hit detection using it, and the aforementioned poor hit detection when enemies swipe at you. Your best bet is to creep toward enemies slowly and stopping as soon as you pull one, since enemies only start their kamikaze attack once you reach a certain distance threshold. But by creep I don't mean use the crouch button. It's there and entirely pointless.

The concept of the game seems decent on the cover, but the execution leaves much to be desired and I wouldn't recommend it. If you want to walk backwards and shoot things play Serious Sam.
Posted: June 7
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26 of 32 people (81%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Very bad gameplay, falling off the map all the time, very expensive for the quality of the game, I think $5 is too much,the only bright spot is that a steam trading cards
Posted: June 8
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29 of 38 people (76%) found this review helpful
2.9 hrs on record
2 step forward, you see a zombie and you kill him.
4 steps forward, you see a big zombie and steps backward are required while shooting so you can kill him.
2 steps backward oh wait...mission failed, you falled from the map.

Same scenario all over again, plus the game is horribly designed. Adding some "guns" doesn't really mean you can call this game a first-person shooter when you also have a crosshair that doesn't even move while shooting.
Posted: June 9
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20 of 24 people (83%) found this review helpful
2.6 hrs on record
Easily one of the worst games I've ever played.
You can't move a single step out of line before you fall off the map. The enemies have no AI other than walk straight to you -- and they can walk on air, unlike you.
The guns are mostly useless, and do not fit the visual style of the rest of the game at all.

The only good thing about this game is the soundtrack, which by itself does not justify purchase of this pile of garbage.
Posted: July 1
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25 of 34 people (74%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
I personally disliked this game for the strong lack of content, and not providing anything unique for the consumer. Check out my video for info and some gameplay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0D3ZB__0dDE&feature=youtu.be
Posted: June 7
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26 of 37 people (70%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
when you get past the funny and weird ♥♥♥♥ about the game you begin to realize that while its not bad, bugged, and its finished, its way too short, it will have DLC, its somewhat frustrant, and certain limits of the game mechanic can make the game almost annoying, mostly insta-death platforms.


If all of that is fixed i would just reccomend it at 2 dollars or less, there are many more better games that you can get for 5.
Posted: June 7
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17 of 22 people (77%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
It could be better, but seeing as it doesn't have custom controls, that's hard to figure out, beyond its already awkwardly weighted mouse look. Obstructing and bland. It's colorful look may be fun for a select few, but I'll pass.
Posted: June 28
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