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BO: The Secret of Steel

rated 4.42 / 5 stars
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Jun 5, 2009 | 3:58 PM EDT
  • Daily 3rd Place June 6, 2009

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Author Comments

-Small update added (2010-01-21), adding a few bug fixes and gameplay tweaks. For instance, you can now drop enemies that you have picked up by pressing the down key.
-If you fall through the level and die after clearing a stage, you could try lowering the quality and/or turning off the camera effects in the options menu.
-It appears we should point out that ALL THE BOSSES ARE IN FACT BEATABLE. Each has a certain pattern that needs to discovered, that's all. If it doesn't always make perfect sense, sue us :)
-Finishing all 19 levels unlocks the Barbarian Stronghold survival level, where you must hold off the hordes for as long as you can.
-Again, thanks for the great reviews, frontpage and collection!

A young barbarian sets out on a quest to find the legendary Secret of Steel...

This sequel took nearly a year(!) to finish and contains more enemies, 19 levels, boss fights, complex combat and physics engines, geographical puzzle solving, an epic musical score and an intriguing storyline.

To all the fans who supported this game, big thanks! We really got a kick out of the reception the demo got. And many thanks to hzlancer for his masterpiece of a soundtrack.



Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

seems good

The game seems alright, except the attacks, I wasn't able to tell a difference in how to do them, it would just have a space bar, with Very little detail on how the attack differences from others. I experienced the glitch, where you fall through the level and die. I am running on Mozilla Fire fox.

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Rated 3.5 / 5 stars


it be better if there were no glitches i cant throw cause theyll drop on me


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

a pretty fun little game

albeit, the controlls are a little boring, and the attacks are a bit simple, it's kind of a spacebar mashing game, but the graphics and music sort of turned this 'space bar masher' into a nice in depth game. so i'm going to give it 7/10


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

i hate the space bar now >_>

Fun game but seriously, i tryed pickin up a barrel and instead i slash... it was the same with the other actions. give it more button action.


Rated 3 / 5 stars


It seemed like it was really good and all, but after I beat the first boss, the screen shook uncontrollably and threw me into a hole, where I died and had to restart the mission.