Larva Mortus

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Larva Mortus
Larva mortus.jpg
Developer(s)Rake In Grass
Publisher(s)Meridian4[1]
Designer(s)Frantisek Chmelar
Programmer(s)Pavel Tovarys
Artist(s)Frantisek Chmelar
Composer(s)Borislav Slavov, Victor Stoyanov
EngineTorque 2D[2]
Platform(s)Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X
Release13 May 2008
Genre(s)Top-down shooter, RPG
Mode(s)Single-player
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Larva Mortus is a video game developed by independent video game developer Rake In Grass in 2008. It is a top-down shooter similar to Crimsonland. The source code of the Torque 2D based game was made available by the developer under non-commercial usage terms in 2009.[3][4]

Plot[edit]

The game is set at the end of the 19th Century. It follows a man who was recruited to agency which specializes on exorcism of various supernatural evil creatures. He is soon forced to face an evil from ancient times as it plans to capture a powerful artifact of black magic. The artifact was discovered by five adventurers and broken up between them. Now the Agent has to find all pieces before the evil does so.[5][6]

Gameplay[edit]

The player controls a hunter of monsters. His task is to kill all enemies in a level. There are 30 types of enemies. Missions are randomly generated. There are also RPG features as the player gains experience by killing monsters.[7][8][9]

Reception[edit]

The game received mixed to positive reviews.[10][11][12] Examiner called it a "an enjoyable mashup of games like SmashTV and Diablo".[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.gamevortex.com/gamevortex/soft_rev.php/4592/larva-mortus-pc.html
  2. ^ http://www.garagegames.com/best-of-torque/torque-2d#larva-mortus
  3. ^ Source code of Larva Mortus on rakeingrass.com (May 1st, 2009, archived)
  4. ^ larva_mortus_src.zip on rakeingrass.com (2009, archived)
  5. ^ http://www.ign.com/games/larva-mortus/pc-14253834
  6. ^ http://www.giantbomb.com/larva-mortus/3030-26940/
  7. ^ "Larva Mortus Review". Archived from the original on January 24, 2013. Retrieved January 28, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  8. ^ http://www.realmofgaming.com/reviews/pc/larva-mortus/836.html
  9. ^ http://www.byttenreviews.co.uk/gamereview.php?id=292
  10. ^ http://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/larva-mortus
  11. ^ http://www.gamerankings.com/pc/946341-larva-mortus/index.html
  12. ^ http://www.mobygames.com/game/larva-mortus/mobyrank
  13. ^ Examiner

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