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rated 3.41 / 5 stars
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Action - Platformer - Puzzle

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Jul 31, 2012 | 7:04 PM EDT

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Anticlimax 5 Points Completed Replicus!
Surfacing Omikhron-9 5 Points They say the key to any good robot is a complicated control system. Don't they?
Artifact 1 of 4 10 Points Collected 1 of 4 artifacts
Artifact 2 of 4 10 Points Collected the 2nd artifact
Doppelganger 10 Points Used the rocket-propelled doppelganger to advance!
Drone Hunter 10 Points Destroyed 20 enemy drones
Physicist 10 Points Completed a physics game
Antacid 25 Points Kill 5 acid blobs
Artifact 3 of 4 25 Points Collected the 3rd artifact
Artifact 4 of 4 50 Points Collected the 4th artifact
Fossil hunter 50 Points Collected all 4 artifacts
Physicist II 50 Points Completed the final physics game
That was close! 50 Points Evaded the rising acid pit
Showdown 100 Points Defeated the BOSS!
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Author Comments

I have been working on Replicus for just less than two months now, and although computer trouble seems to insist that I never see this through... I am now finally proud to present: Replicus. Action-oriented platforming inspired by Super Metroid and Capsized.

Thanks to Stencyl for the awesome toolset and Newgrounds for the opportunity. Enjoy!

If you encounter any (non game-breaking) bug or you get stuck, holding shift and pressing R will reload the game from your previous checkpoint, with all the ammo and health/armor you had at that point.



Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

It'd be nice if you could shoot directly above you.


Rated 4 / 5 stars

Cool retro style game. Customizable controls would be nice. Also, I hate that you can't shoot directly above you.


Rated 4 / 5 stars

Great game, but I think there should be customizable controls, and maybe pickups from dead enemies.

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shadowlabs responds:

Customisable controls were always on my to-do list, but there wasn't enough time to implement one (I submitted just in time) and so were enemy health drops. I'm not going to do a sequel as there isn't enough of a storyline to warrant one - but the next thing I make will have everything I couldn't add in Replicus. Thanks!


Rated 3 / 5 stars

Nicely done retro style game. I like the graphics & music abnd as far as i got, the APO-G provides some good puzzling elements.

Only thing that keeps me from enjoying this, is the rather unusual controls layou, that i cant seem to wrap my head around.

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shadowlabs responds:

Thank you. The controls were Metroid inspired, but I don't think they've translated to the computer keyboard very well (either that or I just haven't done it very well) so I'm going to avoid complex controls in future Flash games.


Rated 4 / 5 stars

This game is pretty fun. The graphics are good and I really like the Atari-esque sound effects. The puzzles are good and I enjoyed it. It has a difficulty factor but it's not so hard that it makes me rage-quit. I would recommend this game to other people :)

shadowlabs responds:

Thanks a lot! The difficulty factor depends on the player, I think. Some people will have trouble escaping the acid pit, some will do it first time - perhaps I should have added a difficulty option.