Platform
Windows
Engine
RPG Maker XP
Developer
Critical Games
Official Page
Criticalgames.com.au
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Genre
Role Playing

Average Rating

7.2

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Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.
A Warrior, a Thief, and a Mage go on a journey to save the world by collecting three elemental treasures.
What’s that? You’ve heard it all before?

Tell me then…what happens next?

Join 3 unlikely heroes on a quest to save their world from a threat unlike any other!

Features:

- Classic Story with a Unique Twist!
- Vibrant, 8-Bit Inspired Graphics.
- Genuine NES-like Music with Retro Charm.
- Explore a vast world, packed with monsters, treasure, and more!
- Fly an Airship, Pilot a Snowcraft, or Travel by Whirlwind!
- Colour-based Element System adds an extra layer of Strategy to Battles.
- Discover Engaging Characters, and People with Personality.
- Enjoy an old school adventure!

Problem with Desura Client Version

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Problem with Desura Client Version

Please note that there is a problem with the Desura client version of the game. While this is being resolved, please use the Standalone .exe installer. I sincerely apologise for the inconvenience.

Mar 4, 2015 News
8-Bit Adventures: The Forgotten Journey Remastered Edition!

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8-Bit Adventures: The Forgotten Journey Remastered Edition!

I am happy to announce the release of 8-Bit Adventures Remastered Edition!

Mar 4, 2015 News
July Sale!

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July Sale!

Until the 31st of July, 8-Bit Adventures is 50% off on Desura!

Jul 9, 2013 News
8-Bit Adventures: The Forgotten Journey Patch v1.02 Released

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8-Bit Adventures: The Forgotten Journey Patch v1.02 Released

Patch v1.02 has been released, and brings with it some minor additions to the opening of the game. These changes have been suggested by multiple players, so I hope they improve the opening of the game...

Feb 20, 2013 News
8-Bit Adventures: The Forgotten Journey Patch v1.01 Released

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8-Bit Adventures: The Forgotten Journey Patch v1.01 Released

Patch v1.01 for 8-Bit Adventures: The Forgotten Journey has been released! Due to player feedback, it contains a re-balanced version of the first dungeon, reducing the difficulty and hopefully easing...

Jan 28, 2013 News
Comments
CriticalGames
CriticalGames Mar 4 2015, 7:53pm said:

Please note that all comments and reviews from 2013/2014 are out of date, and are not referencing the Remastered Edition of the game.

I would have created a brand new Desura page for this edition of the game. However, updating the old page/game like this allows me to give the Remastered Edition to existing players for free. So I decided it was the best approach. Apologies for any confusion.

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Psycho_Steve
Psycho_Steve Feb 18 2015, 4:47pm said:

Wow, this looks like good old Commodore64. This game makes me curious.

+1 vote     reply to
darkman945
darkman945 Jan 28 2013, 10:34am said:

This game is not good
1.as soon as u die if u havent saved like me u will get GAME OVER
2.at the start nothing tells you what to do and you are forced to go in the dungeon!
3.dungeon is OP cant survive 2 sec
4.the town is speechless none sells you anything or gives you quests
5.um i cant flee from battle +enemies do 12 damage me does 2-3
so if u dont like this just dislike but thats your oppinion from my side the game gets a 6.8/10

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CriticalGames
CriticalGames Jan 28 2013, 5:00pm replied:

Hi,

1. That's not really anything unusual in this style of game. If you read the signs at the beginning, they tell you to save all the time.

2. I wanted to replicate the simple openings of an 8-Bit RPG such as Final Fantasy. There are plenty of expository scenes later on, but at the start I wanted the player to get right into the gameplay and begin exploring/piecing things together for themselves. There are also good story reasons for point 4 - complete the dungeon and people will start speaking to you.

3/5. I just replayed through the opening dungeon before replying to this post, and there are some factual errors. The most an enemy can do is six damage, and that's a Wraith with an Ice spell. The bats do between 0 and 2 damage (they can literally do zero damage to you), and the Headless Soldiers can do about 1-3. Consequently, at level 1, the Bats die in one hit, Headless in two. Wraiths are a bit more difficult - if you're having trouble, running away from them is probably your best bet (you can flee - it just sounds like you've had some bad luck).

The dungeon also has numerous potions lying around - don't be afraid to use them if you're having a rough time. You'll get a Cure spell once you reach level 2 - that's four to five battles max to reach it. And if you didn't read the sign, you can always return home and sleep in your bed to make a full recovery. It is definitely a difficult game though.

Regardless, I appreciate the feedback =)

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CriticalGames
CriticalGames Jan 28 2013, 7:28pm replied:

After hearing complaints from numerous players that the first dungeon in the game is too difficult (both from users here on Desura, and on other websites), I decided to re-balance that section of the game to reduce the difficulty and hopefully ease players into the game a bit more gently. A full news post is currently being authorized, but the patch is available right now here on Desura. I hope this addresses the issues that some people have had with the beginning of the game.

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SirPrimalform
SirPrimalform Jan 24 2013, 2:19am said:

Oooh, the mismatched resolutions make my brain hurt.

+2 votes     reply to
spudw1thneedler
spudw1thneedler Jan 12 2013, 9:30pm said:

there is only one word to describe this game, yes, and that is the awnser to all the questions about this game.these questions may include: is this game awsome? will it be a hit? And most of all: will i get this game? yes

+3 votes     reply to
CriticalGames
CriticalGames Jan 12 2013, 11:41pm replied:

Thank you very much! I really hope you enjoy the game (it should be avaliable on Desura this week).

+2 votes     reply to
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