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Wishlist on Steam Now! - > https://store.steampowered.com/app/1208760/View_From_Below/


COMING APRIL 24th


VIEW FROM BELOW is a story-driven turn-based RPG. You play as a struggling high school student who is captured by a mysterious presence, and taken to a scary new world. You'll fight demons, solve puzzles, and unravel several dark mysteries, on your quest to escape it.


Escape a nightmare world, to save your own.


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I love newgrounds and used it to post pretty popular ( though very crappy ) games for a long time, so I thought it made sense to post this trailer for my first *real* game here. It's really good, I promise! Inspired by games like Undertale and Earthbound, and movies like Alice in Wonderland and Donnie Darko.


If you liked my old anime-inspired visual novels, I think you'll really like this. It's the best story I've ever, ever written. And easily the best game. : - )

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Excited!

You know I'm ready for this man! Got my steam account all set up and anticipating playing this for the first time! :D

JackAstral responds:

Yay, thanks so much! Really means a lot :D

Looks interesting. I'm also noticing a lot of gameplay elements that remind me of Undertale, Deltarune and other games of that nature.

JackAstral responds:

Thanks! Those were big inspirations so it makes sense : -D

I'm a big fan of your "crappy" games, so I am sure I will love this! :-)

JackAstral responds:

LOL thank you! I think so too - although the genre of gameplay is different, it does have about 10 visual novel sequences : - )

Looks awesome. And even if it's not released on Newgrounds (which I don't know if you're going to make a Newgrounds version or not, but I'm guessing not), I'm still giving you 5 stars because the game looks great and also you've contributed substantial games to Newgrounds in the past, so it's not like someone just only using Newgrounds for advertising but without having contributed anything.

I'm guessing you like going with the high school setting for some reason, as that is also a common feature in your other games. I presume you're trying to appeal to people who are currently in high school, maybe?

JackAstral responds:

Thank you! Yup, I posted scribbly things on Newgrounds for ageeeeeeeees.

This is my first *real* game though, so it'll be released on Steam next month. I'm thinking of doing a demo on Newgrounds ( maybe the first chapter ) at some point though, so long as I can get a HTML5 version working nicely

I guess I just like writing and telling stories from a teenage perspective - probably due to the anime and movies that have influenced me the most ( Donnie Darko, Death Note, ect. ) "Coming of age" stories are my fav kind :- )