A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT ERSATZ

"It’s the immaculate sound design and tremendous freedom of movement that makes Ersatz so satisfying to play."
Rock Paper Shotgun

"If you're a fan of seriously good music and challenging platformers, stop right now and go get it. It's very simple to get into, difficult to master and it's a damn treat for the ears." 
gamingonlinux.com

"For a game made by one person, ERSATZ is one of the most polished games I've ever played!"
Peppage (YouTube)

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WHAT IS ERSATZ?
ERSATZ is a speed focused, hardcore Action Platformer with Rhythm elements. Featuring a multiple genre Original Electronic Soundtrack which dynamically builds and changes based on your progression!

Run, Jump, Slam, Slide, Dash & Survive your way through 8 varied and increasingly intense levels, in multiple modes & playstyles, starring tricky level hazards and enemies and even tougher bosses.

Use the unique dash mechanics to move as fast as you can, trying to chase down that elusive 'S' rank. Learning the game is simple, mastering it is not...

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Original Soundtrack by game's creator, with genres including:
House, Trance, Synthwave, DnB, Techno & More!

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Also Inlcuding:

  • TYPE BETA & TYPE GAMMA: Unlockable alternative playstyles with their own times & grades
  • JOURNEY MODE: Try & complete all 8 levels as fast as you can. Do it in under 60mins for a special reward. For experts & speedrunners!
  • INFINITE MODE: Infinite dash energy, go wild and set crazy times on the mode's own leaderboards!
  • SYNTH RUSH: Challenge any individual or ALL of the bosses of ERSATZ against the clock!
  • STEAM LEADERBOARDS: See how your times stack up compared to other players all over the world on Windows, Mac & Linux (viewable in game!)
  • VIBRATION: With full controller support. Feel your controller vibrate to the beat!

Design, Art, Animation, Programming & Music all by Paris Stalker (that's me!).

Published Oct 18, 2017
StatusReleased
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Release date Oct 13, 2017
AuthorALL iN
GenreAction, Platformer, Rhythm
Tags2D, Boss battle, dash, Difficult, Fast-Paced, Minimalist, Music, sprites
Average sessionA few minutes
LanguagesEnglish
InputsKeyboard, Xbox controller, Gamepad (any)
LinksSteam, Homepage

Purchase

Buy Now$8.99 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $8.99 USD. Your purchase comes with a Steam key. You will get access to the following files:

Ersatz_Linux.zip 121 MB
Ersatz_Windows.zip 121 MB
Ersatz_Mac.app.zip 123 MB

Download demo

Download
Ersatz_Windows_DEMO.zip 121 MB
Download
Ersatz_Linux_DEMO.zip 121 MB
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Ersatz_Mac_DEMO.app.zip 123 MB

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Remember seeing this at play expo Manchester. Glad to see you've got it released!

Thanks! And hopefully a linux version soon. Just got to fix a couple of things :) Now if only more people knew about it haha :P