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Rum & Gun

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Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1210800/Rum__Gun/
Become a legendary pirate captain in an epic adventure. Battle multiple factions of historical and fantastical foes. You're not on the Caribbean anymore...

Controls:
WASD or arrows to move
Left click to attack/shoot
Space or Right click to melee/sword attack
Mouse wheel or numbers to change weapons
R to drink rum
F to play fiddle
Q to show life bars
Escape or P to pause game.

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Very ambitious and cool! Great to see an indie hack-and-slash in the likes of Diablo and Path of Exile revolving around pirates. I think the rum bottle is a cool innovation on the potion system. I think it has a solid core that just needs some polish and tweaks to make it more pleasant of an experience. As it stands right now, I think the game should default to showing health bars above enemies since without them, the game doesn't provide enough damage feedback to show how you're doing in a fight. I think you should also always have access to your sword melee: don't bother with the rifle melee as it is worse and if you don't have pistol or bomb ammo, you get stuck with the rifle melee with no way to bring out your sword, which I think is silly. The fiddle should probably also only drain rum if you are actually healing teammates: otherwise, it'd be nice to attract items without wasting rum. Leveling up should probably pause the game as well when you pick a perk.

Borington responds:

Thank you! Really helpful feedback!

Holy shit this is fantastic. Can't wait for the steam release!

really good

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not bad but not great. still had fun hackin, slashin, blasting, and drinking.

Borington responds:

Thanks! Any ideas on how to improve it?