Cause distress in this challenging fast-paced action platformer. Experience a dark cartoon world come to life as frenetic gameplay meets comic book visuals and storytelling. Dash through beautiful arenas vanquishing vampires, rescuing hostages, disarming bombs, hacking servers and much more.
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Our aim with Early Access is to encourage our community to have their say in the final stages of development. We want to make sure our mechanics are clear, functional, and fun. As a small team, Early Access also provides us with an opportunity to make sure that the game works in as many environments as possible. Bugs are bound to happen, and we would rather they happen with a small audience of dedicated fans who understand the complexities of game development.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Damsel will be in Early Access approximately 3-4 months.”

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

“The full release of Damsel will include 75 missions in 15 arenas. These missions will be available across two game modes; Campaign and Arcade. The game will be divided into three chapters of 25 missions each, with each chapter getting progressively more difficult and requiring more time and skill to complete. Chapter two introduces a few more enemy types, with the rest introduced in chapter three for a total of 15 enemy types to defeat.

In addition to the core game, we will also be adding achievements and special challenges that take the rules of the game and present them in different ways to test your abilities.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The Damsel Early Access build currently includes:

Campaign mode with 25 missions in five arenas.
Arcade mode with 25 missions in five arenas.

There are 7 enemy types in this current release.”

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

“The initial early access price is 50% of the final retail version. The price will increase as more missions and content are added.”

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

“We chose Early Access to engage with our community and get feedback before release. We will be taking on all constructive feedback from players and we will be using the Steam Discussions as our main feedback hub during early access.”
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October 10

Damsel Release Date Announcement

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Damsel will be leaving Steam Early Access on the 19th of October!

On release, Damsel will feature two episodes, "Market Research" and "Supply Chain Management" with episode three, "Executive Incentives" following closely after. The episodes contain all the great gameplay you've enjoyed during early access with the addition of beautifully illustrated comic cut-scenes that take Damsel on her adventure into the bloody world of the corporate vampire.

At the same time, the weekly challenge will continue on as the "Damsel Dash" and the stakes will be higher than ever. From launch, the winner of the weekly "Damsel Dash" will be in the running to win prizes, including exclusive Damsel merch that will make you the envy of everyone you know.

Lastly, we'd like to thank everyone that has downloaded and played Damsel during Early Access for all the valuable feedback and positive reviews you have given us. You have made the game so much more than what we thought it could be, and we really hope you continue to enjoy what we've made.

See you on the leaderboards!

The Screwtape Team

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August 20

Damsel Road To Release Announcement

We are excited to announce that Damsel is entering the final phase of Early Access and will be transitioning to full release on Steam soon.

We would love to thank everyone that has supported us so far – those who have reviewed, streamed, given feedback, played and enjoyed the game, you all rock! We also want to thank our friends and family, without who there wouldn’t even be a game to play. It has been a long journey of over three years and we are excited for this moment to come.

As part of transitioning into full release we’re increasing the price of Damsel. We believe the full price represents great value, and you won’t be disappointed with the content the game has to offer. From 10th September, the regular price of Damsel will be USD$19.99 (or your local equivalent). If you have Damsel on your wish list (or even if you don’t) and want to grab it for its current price of USD$9.99 - now is the perfect opportunity!

There’s also some content that we haven’t added yet that we hope you’ll enjoy. By the time Damsel reaches full release the game will include:
  • Dozens of beautiful, hand drawn, comic book cut scenes that tell the story of Damsel's bloody brush with the Red Mist Corporation.
Full translation into the following languages:
  • German
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Italian
  • Turkish
  • Korean
  • Japanese
  • Simplified Chinese

During this time, we’ll also be working on optimising, fixing bugs, and balancing gameplay to ensure that you have the best Damsel experience.

Thanks for your continued support!

The Screwtape Team
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Reviews

“The game features handcrafted levels that progressively get harder and introduce new enemies and challenges, accompanied by some gorgeous artwork that I really admired.”
Pixel Pop Network

“... all that with fluid movement, that has you flipping over enemies and grabbing onto ledges, Damsel is just begging to be speedran...”
Maxi-geek

“PAX Aus: Top 5 Platformers Ex-plumbers, resurrected warriors, and vampire-slaying damsels.”
Gameranx

About This Game



Cause distress in this fast-paced, challenging action platformer! Speed through dozens of missions as Special Agent Damsel, the first and last line of defence against the seedy world of corporate vampires. Rescue hostages, disarm bombs, hack servers and dispatch the undead with precision, speed, and style. Balance frenetic action with split second choices, and pay attention, you never know where the next vamp will come from.



Enter a fully realised comic book world and help Damsel take on Red Mist, the powerful vampire corporation that’s adding a new (and illegal) ingredient to their popular vampire drink. Uncover the secrets of the new recipe and stop the corporation from achieving their ultimate plan, the total dominance of vampires on Earth!



Use Damsel’s powerful ultraviolet shotgun, quick reflexes, devastating melee, and lightning fast dash to string together stylish attacks. Tight and responsive controls let you move around each arena while avoiding the deadly hazards fiendishly placed to stop you in your tracks.
Experiment with each mission to discover that perfect sequence of moves and attacks that maximise your effectiveness. Master Damsel’s speed and precision to carve the perfect path through each arena, with every move counting toward that perfect score and a place at the top of the leaderboards.
Damsel is a ballet, and you’re the choreographer.




• Classic Arcade Vibe
Bite sized gameplay that’ll make you say “Just one more go” (although you said that a few tries ago…)

• Comic Book Campaign
Learn the secrets of Red Mist and put a stop to their evil plans.

• Competitive Arcade Leaderboards
Master your abilities by perfecting your runs and become the top agent.

• Chill Out Time
Chillout mode lets you take the edge off and enjoy the game without worrying about pesky things like dying.

• Extra challenge modes
For the discerning slayer, take the difficulty up a notch!

• Pumping Synth Soundtrack
Gothic grooves to slay too!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7/8/8.1 (32 or 64 bit)
    • Processor: 2.4ghz Intel Core 2 Duo or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia 260 GTS or Radeon HD 4850 - 512 MB of VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7/8/8.1 (32 or 64 bit)
    • Processor: 2.4GHz Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia 460 GTX / Radeon 5770 - 1 GB of VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card

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