Flat Heroes is a minimalist super intense local multiplayer game with cooperative and competitive modes for 1-4 players that features squares!
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Release Date: Sep 8, 2016

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“The game is in a good state, but we want to make it bigger. We have many ideas in mind of things we want to add, but we'd like to get input from the community to make sure we are going into the direction our players want and allow them to ask for features that they think would enhance the game.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“That depends on many factors, probably between 4 to 12 months, we want to polish all the details before we release a final version, and we'll take the time we feel we need.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“Mainly it will have more modes and levels. But it really depends on the community which direction we take, if players want more levels for the waves mode we'll spend more time adding them, but if they want more versus modes to challenge their friends instead of so many levels we'll work on that, or maybe the community wants more single player modes, then we'll work on solo modes.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“It has a mode for 1-4 players (cooperative) with around 90 levels and 6 bosses, and 4 competitive modes. Everything that's playable is in a nearly final state, during Early Access we'll work into adding content.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The main idea is to keep the same price for the final version since we believe there is enough content and polish for that price.
However, we will keep listening to the community and we may adjust the price in the future to include a wider range of players.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We'll see how this works, but we'll try to have polls every now and then asking the community which direction they want the game to grow to (being more single player, more cooperative levels, or more versus modes, or who knows!), allowing the community to shape the game. We'll of course also take into consideration bugs and features the players may find and we'll prioritise them as best as we can.”
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February 20

We're updating the price!

Hello everyone!

Sorry for the long silence, we've been really busy behind the scenes getting stuff ready and discussing our future plans.

And today there's an important announcement to make!

We are updating the price of Flat Heroes during Early Access to $7.99 (check Steam after the change for the equivalence on other currencies).

We think the game features enough content and quality to have the current price, but we also understand that it is a barrier for many, especially because of the awesome but minimalist style of the game. With the new price we hope more people will consider buying the game and join us on our Early Access adventure!

For those who have bought the game less than 2 weeks ago and are not happy with the price they paid, you should be able to get a refund from Steam and buy it again at the lower price if you wish.

And for anyone who bought the game before the price change, send us an e-mail to 'contact (at) parallelcircles.com' and we'll give you something awesome to thank you for your early support! :)

Also, there's an update coming later this week, stay tuned!

We'll soon have more exciting news!

Parallel Circles

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December 23, 2016

Flat Heroes is now 50% off!

Hi everyone!

Flat Heroes is now 50% off for the Steam Winter Sales, go tell everyone!

On our side we have been working on the first big update and although it's not yet ready we can say it will include lots of new stuff, some stuff for solo players and some for those who prefer multiplayer!

Happy holidays! :)

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About This Game

Flat Heroes is a minimalist super intense local multiplayer game with cooperative and competitive modes for 1-4 players that features squares!


Flat Heroes is a minimalistic, super intense action game starring squares for 1 to 4 players. It features a delightful control that allows players to move around the scenario in a super fluid way allowing them to beat all the challenging scenarios that its cooperative mode offers.

The game also features four completely different versus modes for players to compete against each other or against the AI, each mode highlighting a different set of skills.

The graphic style is based on the latest graphic design trend, keeping a simple but direct aesthetic and polishing all the animations and transitions to create an eye candy experience.



- Can I play the game alone?
> Yes. The levels of the waves (cooperative) mode have been designed to be enjoyed solo as well, and the versus modes also feature bots to play against. But you can invite your friends at any moment! Call them if you get stuck! :)

- Will the game have online multiplayer?
> No. If the game sells well and we see an option we might consider it, but it's not a feature as of now.

- Can I play with controllers? What if I don't have any?
> The game has been designed to be played using controllers, so ideally you will need as many controllers as players. However, we have also added a keyboard-mouse control scheme for those who don't have a gamepad.

- Does it have a color-blind mode?
> Yes, the game allows players to lock a color scheme that suits their needs, during the Early Access we'll work with the community to make sure there's a color palette for each type of color-blindness.

- Is the waves mode too hard and frustrating?
> It's really accessible, the first levels are easy as you get introduced to the mechanics, and the game gets more challenging on the latest levels, especially if you are playing alone. But it gets easier if you bring in more friends to help you!

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
    • Processor: 2Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Processor: 2Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Processor: 2Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM

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