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The Art of Dying

by DoorKnobHandle

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File size: 93.1 MB
Downloaded: 1,912 times
Graphics: 320x200, 16-bit color
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Release Date:
18 Dec 2013
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Not rated yet
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Non-Adventure Game
Short Game Can be completed within 30 minutes
Medium Length Game Takes at least 30 mins to finish
Full Length Game As long as a Sierra / LucasArts classic
Non-Adventure Game Using Adventure Game Studio for something else?!
Joke Game You know when it fits this category ;)
Demo Unfinished Games / Commercial Games
Training Game Games made just to try out AGS
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About this game

The Art of Dying is a really challenging platformer I've made in AGS. It features two difficulty levels (really hard and unbelievably really f*cking hard), a six level campaign and a full-featured level editor.

You can make your own levels, then share them and find others to download and try to beat yourself on the official level sharing platform: http://dkh.agser.me/die. Gamepads and other external controllers are fully supported, although the controls work nicely on keyboard as well.

Current version: 1.1
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Game Author
Tom Woxom
Controller Plugin

AGS Awards Wins

Won, Best Non Adventure Game Created with AGS 2013

Won, Best Programming 2013

AGS Awards Nominations

Nominated, Best Game Created with AGS for 2013 2013

Nominated, Best Gameplay 2013

9 people commented on this game (newest first):

The download can be found here:
2021-09-09 03:58:30 by krum110487
there's no link somewhy (and this thing on some old game pages too)

there's just blank page after clicking 'download'
2021-05-19 11:06:24 by Sledgy
Thank you for the Best Non-Adventure Game and Best Programming AGS awards! You rock.
2014-03-10 15:45:53 by DoorKnobHandle
How was this created with AGS is beyond me. Amazing stuff! If you think you're good with platformers go on and play it... And go back to being a noob again! Ha!
2014-03-01 21:22:45 by Gribbler
This game is madness. Go. Play it. NOW.
2014-02-25 23:12:44 by ArgyBoi
Awesome platformer, must be on your playlist!
2014-01-12 17:38:39 by arj0n
An awesome and incredible hard Jump and Run game made in AGS with cool pixel graphics and a pushing chiptune soundtrack. Tight controls and joypad support are included, so it's always the players fault if he dies, you can't blame it on the controls, Sonny!

Go play this now and die a lot and curse even more! Take the challenge!
2014-01-10 13:32:59 by selmiak
Imagine Mega Man without checkpoints, health bar or ranged attacks. The easy mode is already hard as hell. Six levels doesn't sound like much, but I can imagine that it will take a while to play thorugh the game in hard mode - and even then, you can still try and beat your time or score record, and the level editor promises many more levels by the community.
2013-12-19 01:58:35 by Tamanegi
This game is HARD lol but it's really fun! A really great platformer and anyone who loves platformers should definitely try this one out! Even people who don't! I love the level editor and can't wait to start making levels and share them with everyone else!
2013-12-18 23:18:01 by Peder 🚀
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