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Soul Arms

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Synopsis: Embark on an epic journey in this fast-paced, side-scrolling action RPG.

Phew... It's been nearly 18 months since I started working on Soul Arms and now it's finally complete! =D I hope you guys enjoy playing the game as much as I enjoy making it!


Move Left: Left Arrow Key
Move Right: Right Arrow Key
Back Dash: Up Arrow Key
Crouch/Pick up Items: Down Arrow Key
Attack: A Key
Jump: S Key
Equip Skill: E Key
Use Skill: D Key
Shadow Steps (Lv.4 Skill): SPACE+Left or Right Arrow Key
Soul Burst: Z Key
Soul Blast: X Key
Items: Number Keys
Pause Menu: P Key

Result Screen:
-Press Space to view result immediately.

During Event:
-Press Space to advance dialogue.
-Press Enter to skip scene.

-You learn a new skill every time you level up, so when you level up remember to check the pause menu for your new skills, they can really come in handy and help you get through some of the more difficult levels.
-Mouse over the items to view their descriptions.
-Beat the game once to unlock survival mode.
-Beat the game once to unlock the summon item (item #4).

Known Bugs
-Throwing knives can't hit aerial targets.

Other notes
-You may report any other bugs directly to me at magnaarts@gmail.com

Kenxeus found a critical bug that prevented him from beating the assassin boss. The problem seemed to be related to my encryption software that's making certain codes unusable.

*Update - 29/12/09 The game just got updated! The bug's fixed :D
*Update - 31/12/09 Released Soul Arms version 1.2 with several bug fixes.
*Update - 31/12/09 Released Soul Arms version 1.22 - Moved the save button to a more prominent position and corrected some typos in stage 1 and 3. If you notice any more bugs or typos please let me know so I can fix them.
*Update - 2/1/10 Released Soul Arms version 1.25 - added squire mode.

p/s Thanks for playing!


How do I save?

Well, I must be too clueless to live, but I don't see a Save function, and if I quit the game, LOAD GAME does nothing, so my game was not autosaved either. :(


This is almost as good as some handheld games out there (except the graphics). The music's forgettable, but the story is really, really good, good pacing. My only real complaint is that there is no reliable way to avoid long-range damage, as there is no block button and some attacks (cannon golems) get to you before you can back-dash. Other than that, Freakin' Great Game!

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I really like this game but there is a little too much dialog

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Great job

this is by far one of the best games i have seen on this site
5/5 10/10

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very nice game and story, i first thought the soul blast was too overpowered, but didnt worked for all bosses lol xD

suddenly i was done, maybe its abit too short and thats a bummer....

last boss was fun xD altough the negative colors mindfucked me xD

great game, and keep up the good work dude!!

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Credits & Info

3.94 / 5.00

Dec 27, 2009
3:26 PM EST
Adventure - RPG