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Bearer of Bad News 5 Points Give Albert the Bad News
Breaker of Robots 5 Points Scrap a Big Robot
Bully to Toads 5 Points Defeat the Armored King Toad
Enemy to Kobolds 5 Points Defeat the Mercenary General
Exterminator 5 Points Rid a tree house of slimes
Harpy Backfire 5 Points Defeat a harpy with her own weapon
It's dangerous to go alone! 5 Points Obtain the wooden bat
Never knew what hit him 5 Points Quickly drop a patrolling bandit unawares
Never waste food 5 Points Eat 5 food items that are considered unsafe
Novice Moon Stone Hunter 5 Points Collect 5 Moon Stones
Robin Hood? 5 Points Steal from the mayor's treasury
Slayer of Dragons 5 Points Defeat a fully grown Sand Dragon
A Connoisseur of Fluffy Pillows 10 Points Sleep wherever it is possible to sleep
Big Eater 10 Points Consumed over 30 healing items
Iron Skin 10 Points Increase Max HP to 40
Big Bag 25 Points Upgrade inventory to its max size
Experienced Moon Stone Hunter 25 Points Collect 20 Moon Stones
Most Dangerous Arsenal 25 Points Carry all the best equipment
Property Destruction 25 Points Break over 100 boxes or crates
The End 25 Points Beat the Game
Treasure Hunter 25 Points Collect over 1000 coins since the start of your journey
Diamond Skin 50 Points Increase Max Health to 99
Indomitable! 50 Points Finish the game with zero deaths
Master Moon Stone Hunter 50 Points Collect 40 Moon Stones
Speed Runner! 50 Points Finish the game in 64 minutes or less
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Author Comments

A mysterious force abducts the peaceful villagers of Panselo. As Gale, loyal denizen and survivor of the incident, set out to solve this mystery and rescue your friends!

Adventure, fight, and puzzle solve your way through the world of Phoenotopia!

===== NEWS =====
My Dev Blog here: http://phoenotopia.com/
Game's OST here: http://sillythewilly.bandcamp.com/album/phoenotopia-ost

If you have trouble saving your game, there's a new alternate password system. Read about it here:
http://quells.newgrounds.com/news/post/905822

If you're stuck, feel free to look at frequently asked questions: http://quells.newgrounds.com/news/post/904515

===== UPDATES =====
PM me if you think you've found a bug. I'm more likely to see it that way.

v 1.17 Thanks to nngroundsplayer347, MetalEye, Dilando, harel55, & Tlayohualli
- Lots of typos and item name inconsistencies fixed
- Stronger armor incorrectly carried over between save files
- Receive a warning if buying weaker armor
- Completion rate could add up to over 100%
- Hachi now buys purple honey from you
- Gale can now pick up items while hovering
- If injured when entering cutscene, there was a possibility Gale would be invisible
- There is now an upper limit of money you can carry (4999)
- On death, hp displays 0
- possible to leave screen bounds in final bandit room
- Some NPC inconsistencies fixed. Children disappearing in panselo, sheriff appearing in her room...

Read Old Updates here:
http://quells.newgrounds.com/news/post/904552

Reviews


PacoGarrigaPacoGarriga

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

zelda?



JadeBladeJadeBlade

Rated 5 / 5 stars

best game ever


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FyreNWaterFyreNWater

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

I heard good things about this game, but never got around to playing it until recently. I was initially hesitant because it was yet another game with retro pixel graphics and good music, but I was pleasantly surprised to find a deep adventure game with a good balance gameplay and story. It’s inspired by Legend of Zelda and Cave Story and it shows, in all the good ways. The worldbuilding is lush and the ambiance of the different worlds is wonderful.

Not perfect, though. There were a few times where I got frustrated at being unable to solve certain jump puzzles, there are a few things I feel are unbalanced, and don’t even think about trying to 100% it without a guide. But it’s still a fantastic game and I’m quite surprised it’s not on Steam Greenlight. I’d definitely throw money at this, even if it wasn’t on sale.

Definitely looking forward to a sequel!


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MaurogchaMaurogcha

Rated 5 / 5 stars

I really loved the game, the ending was crazy hard, and I wanted to punch the person that designed the ladder arrow jump puzzle. But all in all I really enjoyed playing it. I will be waiting for the sequel.


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iAmYourPoisoniAmYourPoison

Rated 5 / 5 stars

I love this game because the story isn't linear as you have to run back and forth a bunch if you want to get everything, the animation is as beautiful as a pixelated game can be, the bosses are challenging but not impossible, and the story itself is interesting.

My only grievance is that it is very hard to get coins once you complete a task, and monsters drop a coin for every 5 you kill [rough estimate], and maybe if you're lucky you get 5 coins. Also, this isn't that important but what has been bugging me throughout the game is that as you're running along you randomly slow down, and this includes jumping as well. The variable speeds and jumps leave me worrying that I won't make the next leap, and at times annoyed that my heroine is slugging along while I have to get somewhere [even with speed boosts].

Again, the small things mentioned above aren't game breaking and I still enjoy it immensely. I'm actually giddy to get to play it!

Thank you Quells, cruiseb, MarshmallowPirate, and sillythewilly for making this and letting us play it!


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