Metroidvania Platformer served on a Metal platter \m/ The wacky premise of Bad Pad is told in songs and is set around a gamepad's buttons who came to life, their endless battles, mind controlling machines and a little bit of time traveling.
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December 8

Another cool update for completionists - version 1.45 released.

The new trophy room now holds a console for depositing your collectables.

Deposit all 18 collectables and you will enable cheat mode, cheats will be available when starting a new game as well.

There are 10 normal cheats:
1. Refill power.
2. Set item Key.
3. Set item Bomb.
4. Set item Magnet Gloves.
5. Add a coin.
6. Open nearest closed gate.
7. Get Scuba Gear.
8. Get Glow Ability / Add +5 glow time.
9. Get Drop Bash Ability.
10. Get Dive Ability.

And 2 special cheats:
1. Enable/Disable Black and White Mode - Makes the game black and white.
2. Enable/Disable God Mode - Makes you invulnerable.

To use the cheats, first go into the in-game menu, now you need to enter a combination of 5 directions with your keyboard or gamepad.

Here's one cheat code for you, to enable/disable Black and White mode enter:
Left Right Down Right Up

The other 11 combinations you will have to figure out on you own, but we'll give you this hint, all combinations starts with the 'Left' direction.


This update also includes:

1. Fixed incorrect camera scale in the last battle.
2. Going to scene124 (new jamming scene) from scene126 through a door did not stop the previous music track.
3. Bumping into an open door will now spawn an UP arrow key indicator.
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December 5

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Reviews

“An innovative adventure of an angered Square button unleashed from its controller’s gamepad.”
4/5 – Indie Game Reviewer

“Bad Pad already has all the makings of a good game. A great personality, polished movement, stellar level design, and balanced difficulty all make an appearance.”
Early Access Gaming

“Must Buy! We don't always have time to review everything, but we've personally played Bad Pad and think it's worth a buy. A great 2D platformer with an awesome soundtrack!”
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About This Game

\m/ Metroidvania Platformer served on a Metal platter \m/


The wacky premise of Bad Pad is told in songs and is set around a gamepad's buttons who came to life, their endless battles, mind controlling machines and a little bit of time traveling.

Join Square in his adventures, survive Evil Pen's hellish castles, help save Hexa and Trapezoid and probably the rest of the world!

Features

  • Humorous and crazy story-line told in songs and animations, those buttons sure can sing!
  • Original guitar driven rock and metal soundtrack that will keep you pumped.
  • Diverse gameplay with cart riding levels, submarine levels, spaceship levels and more.
  • 4 acts, 17 levels, more than 160 scenes to explore, metroidvania style!
  • 10 epic boss levels.
  • 3 mini classic arcade games.
  • Cool pixel art graphics and a retro feel.
  • Use of physics and changing gravity.
  • Environmental puzzles.
  • One item-based inventory system, hey a button doesn't have pockets, deal with it.
  • Tight controls and game mechanics + gamepad support.
  • Three game difficulties to select from.
  • Lots of steam achievements.

Give Bad Pad DEMO a try, it is always up-to-date and if you decide to buy to the full game you can continue playing with your saved progress.
The demo contains the first act of the game, with 4 levels, 40 scenes, 2 boss fights, 2 train levels, 1 arcade mini game and 2 featured songs.

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System Requirements

Windows
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
    • Processor: 1.4GHz processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GT/s 4xx or Equivalent
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
    • Processor: 2.0GHz processor or faster
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce 600 Series or Higher
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04 / SteamOS
    • Processor: 1.4GHz processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GT/s 4xx or Equivalent
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04 / SteamOS
    • Processor: 2.0GHz processor or faster
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce 600 Series or Higher
    • Storage: 300 MB available space

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