Golden8bits is a minimalistic game and Fantasy console. The game includes the possibility of creating graphics, levels, animations and music like chiptune with our own tracker; all in the same environment. No programming knowledge is needed.
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May 21, 2018
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“The fantasy console is still in development, the sound and fx editor are the primary goal.
We want to add more features based on what the pixel artist comunity believes is necessary.
With your help we would like to improve the fantasy console in a way all can enjoy to the maximum.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We are still working on the dynamic music editor integration. We want to update content until arriving at the best quality posible. We do not have date, but we hoped to arrive at that level at the end of year.”

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

“We plan to incorporate music track and sound effects.
We plan to incorporate a chiptune like music and sound Editor on the fantasy console.

Others features

  • The sound editor and music editor.
  • Buttons descriptions on the editor.
  • Balance of shield and weapons effect.
  • A nice transition between levels.
  • All game over modes.
  • Tiles with stairs behavior.
  • Tiles with bounce behavior.
  • Extra layer on level editor for background drawning.
  • Tiles that cause damage.
  • More palette colors.

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The present version has one a fully playable game and 5 slots to create pixelart platform games on the fantasy console.

Game State

The game is fully playable, you play as a magic apprentice. Jump and fight pixel monster as you run for all the platform.This game still dont have any sound or music.

Fantasy console

The game it self is just a example of wath you can create with this fantasy console.
All the features right now implemented are:

  • Create 8x8 pixel tiles.
  • Create 8x8 pixel items like weapons, shields, potions, coins, key, doors.
  • Create characters like player, npc and enemies.
  • Use the canvas editor to animate all your characters frame by frame.
  • Integrate all the element in a level editor.
  • Create and edit levels.
  • Create and edit dialogues for your npc.

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

“We plan to increase to the price in the final version of fantasy console and game.”

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

“We hope to secure an active community so that it helps us to improve the fantasy console and that they help us to choose more features, concepts and characteristics that we are gliding to introduce.
We will be happy to read all your ideas in our forum or website.
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Recent updates View all (1)

August 2

Update "Legendary Oldschool Music"

1 We finally add the Tracker (chiptune editor)
- Now you can create your own music in old style 8bits console.

Bug fixed:

1 crash when leaving empty game.
2 Text editor invisible icon
3 lose focus when close some window

New feature:

1 Damage tile.

OBS.: all game created will go empty with the new update, if you dont want to lose your games created:

- Go to the "golden8bits" directory:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Golden8bits\img

- copy the file "game 2.json" and "game21.json" for the second card game, "game3.json" and "game31.json" and so on. This files are inside "img" directory.

- Then update steam golden8bits and replace after the update with your old files.
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About This Game

Golden8bits is a minimalistic game and Fantasy console. Still in development and dont have any final release date yet.

Game State

The game is fully playable, you play as a magic apprentice. Jump and fight pixel monster as you run for all the platform.

Fantasy console

The game it self is just a example of wath you can create with this fantasy console.

All the features right now implemented are:

  • Create 8x8 pixel tiles.
  • Create 8x8 pixel items like weapons, shields, potions, coins, key, doors.
  • Create characters like player, npc and enemies.
  • Use the canvas editor to animate all your characters frame by frame.
  • Integrate all the element in a level editor.
  • Create and edit levels.
  • Create and edit dialogues for your npc.
  • Compose your own chiptune music.

Features that still missing

  • Buttons descriptions on the editor.
  • Balance of shield and weapons effect.
  • A nice transition between levels.
  • All game over modes.
  • Tiles with stairs behavior.
  • Tiles with bounce behavior.
  • Extra layer on level editor for background drawning.
  • More palette colors.

Screen

The software run just in windowed mode.

Controll

  • Move: wasd
  • Jump: k
  • action: j
  • defense: L
  • open item: i

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N455 1.66GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Graphics card with 512 MB RAM
    • Storage: 16 MB available space
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