Dash Blitz is a lightning-fast platform fighter with streamlined mechanics and controls. Enjoy the freedom! Blitz through the competition!
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Dash Blitz has a solid, fun base, and I want to share the game with you while I work towards completion.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“The plan is to add approximately two characters with each major update, until the roster is complete, along with any other enhancements made during that time. From there I anticipate there would be a few more updates to finalise the game.

Each of these updates could take a month or more.
If all goes well, Dash Blitz could be finished within the year of 2019. I will endeavour to publicise any changes to this plan.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“Dash Blitz will be considered complete when all 20 promised characters are finalised and the Grand Prix mode is implemented. In the meantime, every update made will expand on the multiplayer options.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Dash Blitz features local multiplayer for up to four players, with 10 playable fighters. Four AI opponents can be toggled on and off as well.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“As Dash Blitz grows, the price may change to reflect the available content. I will endeavour to publicise any planned changes to pricing.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“In addition to engaging with the community here on Steam and on other platforms, the player base is intended to have a say in the way the game is updated. Each update, the next two characters to be implemented are intended to be up to a vote.”
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December 13

v0.5.2 - Menu Overhaul


Dash Blitz has a brand new menu system! This much more conventional system allows you to quickly and easily select your fighters and vote on stages.

You'll notice a number of locked spaces in the character and stage select menus. Consider them 'reserved spaces' - I've said all along Dash Blitz will have 20 playable characters come v1.0, and every one of those fighters deserves their own home stage. Those empty spaces are my commitment to that promise.

Dash Blitz v0.6 is still a while off - unfortunately, life gets in the way. Much as I'd like to be bringing you substantial improvements every other month, this time we just have to settle for UI upgrades. Still, it's amazing what a difference something simple can make in the long run, so I hope you enjoy it!

General Improvements
  • Replaced the Lobby entirely with an expanded form of the old "Quick Lobby", dividing options up into their own sections.
  • Added Training mode - now when you're in Versus, you're not able to proceed without at least two fighters present. To scout out stages, navigate to the Training option instead. You'll find yourself a dusty old punching bag to test your moves out on, wherever you go!
  • Made character icons when the camera zooms out larger, to make it easier to identify characters from a distance.
  • Revamped item spawns to stop the camera from jerking around.
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November 4

Upcoming v0.6

Next in line for Dash Blitz is v0.6 - and as always, that means two new characters, and you get to decide who gets in!
This time we're looking at returning contestants, the alluring Alraune and the fiery Venus, along with two new fighters - the shocking Million, and the... self-driving Accel?



The two most popular characters will be added to the game when v0.6 launches, pushing the official total up to 14 fighters.
You can see the original tweet here if you want to follow along on Twitter.
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About This Game

It's time to blitz through the competition.

Dash Blitz is a fighting game based on classic run-and-gun platformers. The action brings players head-to-head at breakneck speed!
Combine lightning speed with perfect air control for a truly fast and fun movement system unlike any other.
  • Simple controls and accessible attack-cancels make for a game that's easy to learn, but hard to master. Enjoy the freedom!
  • Play as a large variety of original characters with a range of unique abilities!
  • Let your imagination run wild with a host of items and crazy stages, or keep it simple and focus on your combos! May the best fighter win!

Complete freedom of movement.

Dash Blitz is all about moving where you want, as fast as you can. It's easy to get started, but can you master the Transmission Era's fastest?
  • Scale the walls with rapid jumps! Dash under obstacles with lightning speed!
  • Don't let them get away - even in the middle of a midair vault, you maintain total control over your movement. Perfect for spacing out aerials!
  • No endlag, no worries! Virtually every attack can be cancelled. Just dash, jump or land, and you'll drop the attack and get back in motion immediately!
  • Never crumble under pressure - successfully blocking any attack lets you Blitz, making you invulnerable and giving you the chance to turn the tables! For a true contender, every attack is a window of opportunity.

The year is 1410, Transmission Era.

Humanity has prospered thanks to instant transmission technology, and forgotten much of what preceded them. Wide-spread nanite use has given humans superior physical capabilities, and what was once considered "augmented" is now the norm. The thrill of combat is the top sport across the globe, and advances in nanite technology have continued to push fighters beyond their limit. Humans now compete on even footing with their own creations - and often fight more fiercely.

Dash Transit Solutions, the top dog in transmission networks, are sponsoring the DTS Grand Prix - the first international fighting tournament the Transmission Era has ever seen.
They're offering a mountain of credits, international glory, and the chance to demo an advanced AI, Vizier, which they claim can answer any question.

20 fighters will claw their way through the qualifiers and board the DTS Satellite for the greatest contest of their life. Each of them chases riches, glory, something less savoury… or answers.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Processor: Core 2 Duo
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD 4000
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Processor: Core i5
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce GTX 460 or AMD Radeon HD6850
    • Storage: 5 GB available space

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