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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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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 =====
No further updates are planned.

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

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Mostly the game is very well done, but it falls short when it comes to using the mouse, or not using it in this case.
I got the bat, and then I'm wondering if it is equipped or not?
Hard to tell, even after selecting the equip option.

Also: space to get out of a menu screen is a bit unusual, and you can't use escape to leave the menu because that also drops you out of full screen. I'd suggest using an exit option on the screen.

Only problem with this is that if you click out of the tab, you have to fucking refresh and you lose all progress.

Pack it in, boys. They'll never top this one.

Like... I cannot think of a single negative comment to make. And I am a bitter, hateful person.

Half-jokes aside, this is seriously it. The mechanics are flawless. The dialogue is brilliantly written (and it's funny! nobody EVER does funny dialogue right!). The visual design is impeccable - Gale is a character you fall in love with on first look, because she just LOOKS like a protagonist. I'm genuinely floored at how the story can progress so far in such a short time - it scales up perfectly from the first "find the villagers!" quest to... well, to the rest. There are tons of twists and turns and they all feel satisfying and - most crucially - they all have PRECEDENT. The amount of, like, Chekhov's Gun planting that you do in the game's earliest stages puts career writers to shame.

Anyway, I could probably spend the next half hour typing up my praise and adulation for this game, but you get the point. Honestly the only thing I like more than this game is the knowledge that an expanded remake is coming.

Just cheeking in to see if second part is out yet =D
thank you for the great game, have most warm memories from playing it.

Huh, I've managed to completely miss this game, but recognized a scene from a screenshot I've seen ages ago. Guess it makes a success, if your game is known outside NG.

Quite great, but...
First up, female-centered plot is really annoying, just breaks immersion for me. Main villain is terribly cliche, could've been better.
Setting is gold tho.
Clunky controls with no option to completely reassign to your liking. Strange.
Some difficulty spikes and unintuitive bosses, I mean the Tower boss here.
A few bugs. I've encountered one.

Overall, mighty great work. Must have been a lot of effort put up into this, my respects.
Let's see how remake and sequel will turn out.

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