The Z-Word

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Fast paced, action packed beat 'em up with RPG elements. Use multiple upgradeable weapons, items and magic to defeat vampires, werewolves and legions of the undead!

Arrow keys - Move
ESC - Pause
A - Block
S - Jump/No/Cancel
D - Attack/Yes/Activate/Use magic
F - Charge magic
E - Select item
R - Use selected item
Space - Swap weapons


* The key to defeating some enemies is using combinations of the 3 primary weapons (swap between these with SPACE). Vampires, for example, must be attacked first with the bat or katana until they are weakened, then finished with the stake.
* Hold F to charge magic, wait until you hear a blip and see yellow particles appear. To use level 1 magic, wait until you see the first yellow particles, then press D. For level 2 magic, wait until you see the second yellow particles, etc.
* If you get cornered by an enemy, you can dash while blocking by holding A and double tapping a direction key. This is a good way to get behind an attacking enemy or get out of the way of a group of attacking enemies.
* If you jump and attack in mid-air, you'll do more damage if you hit the enemy.

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Very glitchy for me. I would do this weird thing whenever I stood still and I couldn't move down whatsoever so I couldn't get the vampire on Level 0... But otherwise it seemed pretty great.


this game is nice. create more good games.

It has good potential

Just work on it some more!
I like the fact of using diffrent weapons for diffrent enemies!
I didn't incounter any glitches, but I will say that the game is impossable to get threw at the vampire part! They keep swarming me, and making it impossable for me to even lift up my bat!
This game has good potential but theres a few things you need to do...

* Work on the enemy animation
*Only allow 2 vampires at once on the screen
*Fix all the bugs I keep reading about
* and possibly make the shop more organized and neat, every thing felt like it was all over the place!


This could be a very great game, but the controls just completely kill it.


i like it. once you get used to the controls then its a great game

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3.28 / 5.00

Jul 25, 2011
6:32 AM EDT
Action - Fighting - Brawler