ERSATZ is a speed focused Hardcore Action Platformer with a musical twist! Featuring an Original Electronic Soundtrack also by Paris Stalker, the game's creator, hear and feel the music build as you progress as hazards, obstacles, boss attacks and controller vibrations move to the ever present beat!
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October 16

ERSATZ v 1.47

Hey all, just a very small update for all platforms today.

I've fixed a bug that caused freezing. This would trigger if pressed up against certain walls and trying to dash slide away from them.

Thanks to JayJay for posting about a potential issue and Klianc09 for helping me discover the specifics of this bug!

Paris
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October 8

ERSATZ World Record Holder LIVE at speedrunning event! [08/10/2018]

Exciting News!

Watch Austrian World Record holder for ERSATZ, Klianc09, speedrun the game at German speedrunning event Germench today at:

14:20 gmt / 15:20 cet / 06:00 pst / 08:00 est


The whole event will be watchable here: https://www.twitch.tv/germenchrestream


I'll be sure to support him in spirit on my second monitor whilst working today!
I hope some of you might do the same to see what high level ERSATZ play looks like :D

Paris
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About This Game

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT ERSATZ
"It’s the immaculate sound design and tremendous freedom of movement that makes Ersatz so satisfying to play."
- Rock Paper Shotgun

"If you're a fan of seriously good music and challenging platformers, stop right now and go get it. It's very simple to get into, difficult to master and it's a damn treat for the ears."
- Gaming On Linux

"...Out of every game I've reviewed on this channel and probably every game I will review, this has got to be one of the most overlooked, under rated and underappreciated of them all."
- The Hidden Chest

"For a game made by one person, ERSATZ is one of the most polished games I've ever played!"
- Peppage

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WHAT IS ERSATZ?
ERSATZ is a speed focused, hardcore Action Platformer with Rhythm elements. Featuring a multiple genre Original Electronic Soundtrack which dynamically builds and changes based on your progression!

Run, Jump, Slam, Slide, Dash & Survive your way through 8 varied and increasingly intense levels, in multiple modes & playstyles, starring tricky level hazards and enemies and even tougher bosses.

Use the unique dash mechanics to move as fast as you can, trying to chase down that elusive 'S' rank. Learning the game is simple, mastering it is not...

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Original Soundtrack by game's creator, with genres including:
House, Trance, Synthwave, DnB, Techno & More!

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Also Inlcuding:
  • TYPE BETA & TYPE GAMMA: Unlockable alternative playstyles with their own times & grades
  • JOURNEY MODE: Try & complete all 8 levels as fast as you can. Do it in under 60mins for a special reward. For experts & speedrunners!
  • INFINITE MODE: Infinite dash energy, go wild and set crazy times on the mode's own leaderboards!
  • SYNTH RUSH: Challenge any individual or ALL of the bosses of ERSATZ against the clock!
  • STEAM LEADERBOARDS: See how your times stack up compared to other players all over the world on Windows, Mac & Linux (viewable in game!)
  • VIBRATION: With full controller support. Feel your controller vibrate to the beat!

Design, Art, Animation, Programming & Music all by Paris Stalker (that's me!).

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista and above
    • Processor: 1.2 ghz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 768mb video memory
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 250 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX 10.10.2 (tested on)
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04 (Tested on)
    • Processor: 1.2GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 768mb video memory
    • Storage: 250 MB available space

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