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Skul the Hero Slayer: First Stream

I played Skul the Hero Slayer for the first time! The cute, bleak retro aesthetic of this game is right up my alley and I absolutely fell in love with it. It's a side scrolling game so it totally gave me warm fuzzy nostalgia vibes by reminding me of Rayman. I did think it was a little tough to get the hang of as a brand new little baby deer gamer as far as all the stats/math stuff goes and it was a smidge heavy on the dialogue but overall, this might be up there with Cult of the Lamb for me in terms of how much I like it.

Special thanks to BA Gaming Rigs for making this stream possible

In case you missed it, you can read the recap below or watch the stream on YouTube.

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In this first stream we:

  • found out we get to play as a baby skeleton called Little-Bone, and I just about melted from the cuteness

  • met Sue-keleton. She was in pretty bad shape, but she did give us her leg bone to use as a weapon

  • learned humans are evil, which didn't surprise us, and decided we arefully on team Skeleton and Witch.

  • saw Little Bone defeat an OGRE! We're so proud.

  • beat up some trees, but the environment fought back and awarded us our first death (boooo)

  • learned more through each death and choose the spooky path when possible.

  • talked about our love of retro and cozy games

  • made some story progress and unlocks some upgrades in this rougelite progression system

  • got stronger, unlocked more abilities and took on bigger groups of enemies.

  • defeated a flying boss - Jennifer!

  • noticed that while the levels are getting tougher, we are also getting tougher!

  • *Met a spicy spider lady... (wink wink nudge nudge)

  • ! OMFG ! unlocked the rockstar mask and IT'S ADORABLY AWESOME AND USEFUL! (This is my favourite thing in any game and I've never related to a game character more, this game *gets* me)

  • melted our enemies faces off with power metal guitar solos and luscious blonde locks of hair (swish swish)

  • reached a screen-filling tree boss called Yggdrasil and put up a good hair metal fight, but he got us in the end.

  • got to see Babbs make an appearance and she stole everyone's hearts because OF COURSE

  • the noticed that the human enemies seem to do more damage to each other than their common foe... how absolutely totally very unrealistic

  • suffered death at the hands of Triple D

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