BackSlash is a spell casting brawler featuring style-mixing, arena destruction, and accelerating duels. Combine two styles to plunge into a dance of destruction through flying blades, bone breaking punches and devastating spells.
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Aug 31, 2017

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March 14

BackSlash Update 1.2

BackSlash - Update note 1.2

Dear BackSlashers

It took a while to update since I work on a new game, but here is a small update!
A very quick brush up, a new quick match map and a bunch of things I wanted to fix for a long time. I got some precious feedback from a lot of
players and I am considering it seriously. BackSlash can be improved in many ways !


  • Added "Caves", a new map for the quick match mode.
  • The chicken now has a rare chance to be replaced by the Duck. The Duck attacks and explodes, but his meat gives a permanent melee damage buff. This actually is a collaboration we planned with our buddy Landon Podbielski, a great guy and the creator of Duck Game.

  • The AI level can now be selected (I,II,III) with the Up button, from the clan selection menu. AI level tweaks delays between input actions time and "breaks" that the AI takes, attacking range precision, etc... The AI also has a (super simple) "secret" perk that affects his general behavior.
  • Chinese beta translation is now available ingame. Huge thanks to Anjet Hsu for his translation.

    Rework / Balance
  • Reworked the Blade Whistle clan passive,"Iron Storm" as it was too random, and killed the fun. Casting a spell now creates a spirit blade that sticks around the Blade Master. When he gets midlife, all his spirit blades are lit and ready.
    At the next spell he casts, all the blade will be projected forward one at a time.The Blade Master's tactic is now to cast as many spells as possible and survive with high HP, giving him a peak of power in midgame. It forces his enemies to be very agressive on the early game or bet all on a reliable late game.
  • To counterbalance the OP passive, Blade master has a bit less base HP and move speed.
  • Power Spheres deals slightly more damage (on defensive spheres and energy wall)
  • Fluid bursts (Power Clap and Bull Clap) cause more damage.
  • The final boss was slightly nerfed.

    Fixed bugs
  • The blade whistle passive would sometimes not even work.
  • A rare bug would sometimes critically block a fighter forever. It should be fine now.
  • When a fighter was in rage state, the other fighter's animation was not working.
  • Replaced two reversed text entries into settings.
  • Missing Korean entries added.

  • Added music or jingles in menus here and there.
  • The joypad now works in menus.

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About This Game

BackSlash is a destruction machine. It's filled with highly interactive spells, special moves, and close combat. Fight your friends in one-on-one battles,
challenge the AI, or try your hand at over 2 dozen quests.

Inspired by classics of fighting and modern battle games alike, BackSlash explores a new and accessible way to enjoy technical fights.
Easy to learn, hard to master, its unique style combination system and accelerating duels will offer you fast tactical situations
under a constant power feedback. Players can access all of their selected clans' spells from the beginning without having to learn
complicated controller inputs - you can cast spells with just the press of a button.

In the world of Angwaii, a duel is a dance of death and destruction where any style can be combined and everything can be destroyed. Find your very own style, outsmart your opponent with mind and skill to dominate.


  • 10 unique and specialized clans to unlock. Experiment and combine how you see fit, from the deadly Blade Whistle to the disturbing Marsh Trackers.
  • A brutal close combat system to combine with 33 highly interactive spells: perform devastating combos with martial art and sorcery..
  • Fully destructible arenas! The battlefield changes as your raging fights reduce the various stages around the Angwaii world to dust.
  • Dynamic pace in fights. Matches speed up as time passes. Tactics change and a of turn of events is always possible.
  • Two distinct solo modes: Quest Mode (unique fights and challenges) and Survival Mode (how many duels can you win before falling?)
  • Classic Versus Mode to bring it on with your friends.


Made by Thomas Olsson at Skeleton Crew Studio in Kyoto, Japan, BackSlash was born under influences such as intense PVP experiences, Japanese action anime and
Hong Kong kung-fu cinema. BackSlash is a one-man team made game supported and produced by experienced artists and game developers.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i3-2300M
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 520
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-6000
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce 5450
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    • OS: Max Osx 10+
    • Processor: 2012 or newer Intel core i5
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia or Ati GPU
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • OS: Max Osx 10+
    • Processor: 2012 or newer Intel core i5
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia or Ati GPU
    • Storage: 1 GB available space

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