A retro NES/Famicom-inspired platformer, Dormant World leaves the fate of the world in the player's hands. Can you single-handedly defeat the gods of sleep and save the world from endless slumber?
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Sep 4, 2017

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August 25

26.08.2018 Patch

Hello everyone!

I made another small patch fixing a couple of bugs:

- Icelus sometimes getting the player stuck.
- Crash during credits if the torch is used.

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August 25

25.08.2018 Patch

Hi all!

Just released a patch with a few quality of life improvements.

- "Continue" functionality (so you don't have to remember save codes if you don't want to).
- Main menu/quit functionality from the pause menu.
- Little indication in the main menu telling you passwords/continuing is not available when hardcore mode is on.
- Fix to teleportation circles where they wouldn't work sometimes.

Have a nice day!
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About This Game

The Oneiroi (the gods of sleep) have descended onto the world. Everyone is asleep. It's up to you to try and save everyone from eternal slumber!

Inspired by NES/Famicom classics, Dormant World is a retro platformer designed to look and feel like a game that could have existed 20 years ago. Dormant World is for you if you're a bit nostalgic about the good old days and want a "game like old times, but new."

Not being overly long, the game is completable within two or three hours on a first playthrough and an hour on later replays.

Dormant World Features:
- Controller support (NES/Famicom USB controller recommended)
- Toggleable retro filter to make the game look as if it's playing on an old TV
- Hardcore mode (no saves, no continues) for added challenge
- Level design featuring the four directions of the world and a compass to help you out
- Three levels guiding you through mountains, forests, and a desert
- A few puzzles to keep you on your toes
- Bosses at the end of each level

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows Vista or Later
    • Processor: An Okay Processor
    • Graphics: An Okay Graphics Card
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any Sound Card
    • Additional Notes: Should work on older machines too. If in doubt, try the demo version!

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