Squally is a 2D puzzle RPG programming game that teaches you how to hack. Control the world by rewriting it in x86/x64 assembly language!
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Mostly Positive (96) - 73% of the 96 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jul 22, 2023

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About This Game

Squally is a 2D puzzle RPG game that teaches video game hacking!

In other words: this game teaches you the "hardest" parts of computer science in the coolest way possible.

After crash landing on a strange planet, Squally must help the inhabitants to fight the evil forces plaguing their lands. Squally can make use of their supernatural powers to manipulate the world around them -- using x86/x64 assembly.

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Who is this game for?

Anybody with sufficient motivation should be able to complete the main storyline in this game! For the experienced hackers out there, this can be a great refresher and a test of your assembly language knowledge.

This game does not assume you have any background in programming. Anybody can play!

What does it teach?

The main skill that Squally aims to teach is assembly language (x86/x64). Assembly language is one of the most crucial but difficult to master skills for an aspiring hacker.

However do not fear! Assembly language is not as hard as people think! Unfortunately, it is often taught in a very poor manner. Squally is a game to solve this problem by assembly language approachable and fun.

Supplementary topics like binary and hex are taught through puzzles and gameplay.

Note: Linux and Mac builds teach x64 assembly, whereas Windows teaches x86 assembly. This is due to technical constraints on the compilers used for each platform.

Looking for more learning material on hacking? Check out our free YouTube videos here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hj4rhfnikVs

System Requirements

SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • OS: OS X Lion
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • OS: MacOS Mojave
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • OS: 12.04
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • OS: 14.04
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Additional Notes: Users have mixed experience on 16.04. If it does not work, request a refund via Steam. We will do more rigorous testing on 16.04 in the future.

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