Pierce the Boundless Dusk.

The OPEN BETA will start in 2018!
You can help us test our game and influence the game's design by participating in Dusky Depths' open beta.

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About


Dusky Depths is a physics-based side-scrolling action shooter. Annihilate other players in team-based game modes such as capture the flag or play the deadly perma-death adventure mode alone or cooperatively with up to 8 friends.

The goal of the main game mode, the adventure mode, is to find so called teleporter fragments. But watch out — enemies will try to stop you by either directly attacking you or by setting up cunning traps.

Eventually, after having found all fragments, you'll be able to build a teleporter with which you can progress to the next level — if you can defend the teleporter construction, that is. Setting up defenses such as turrets and walls is the key to successfully defending the construction site.

However, even if you fail, every new run will allow you to unlock new ships and items.

In the end, the sheer amount of different ships, items, enemies, worlds and contraptions will provide a new gaming experience everytime you start a new game.

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Key Features


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Fully featured physics simulation

The game includes a custom-tailored physics engine which allows you to set up all kinds of contraptions to your advantage.

Additionally, each world may have different enviromental properties (e.g. gravity, atmosphere), which will also affect the way the physics work!

Fully destructible terrain

Modify the terrain to open up completely new paths!

Create shortcuts to the enemy's base or find pathways to secret areas that reward you with rare items!
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Multiple game modes

Play in versus game modes such as Capture The Flag or Last Man Standing with up to 64 players.

Or play the rogue-lite Adventure mode with up to 8 players.

You can also just experiment with the physics in the Sandbox mode.
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Randomly generated maps

Tired of playing the same maps again and again? Randomly generated maps will make every gaming session unique.
Item Variety Illustration

More than 100 different items

A vast amount of weapons and ship augmentations will allow you to play in many uncountable play styles.
Modding Illustration

Extensive modding support

From adding a custom ship to creating total conversion mods - the only limit is your imagination.

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