Gamasutra sister bundle site Indie Royale
has returned with the Ninja Lightning Pack, an eclectic, Windows PC-compatible collection from longtime indie developer NinjaBee
First up ie side-scrolling, puzzle-platforming title Cloning Clyde
, co-developed by Bacon Wrapped Games. Players use mutant Clydes (including Chicken-Clyde, Frog-Clyde, and Sheep-Clyde) to help the real Clyde escape the 40 levels of the evil Dupliclone, Inc.
Players can also enjoy building and managing on land with the signature NinjaBee city-building title A Kingdom for Keflings
. Playing as a giant, players progress by unlocking new blueprints, buildings and tasks on their way to constructing a Kefling kingdom, and the game includes the ability to build cities online cooperatively with your friends, as well as extensive customization to buildings, villages, and tasks for in-game citizens.
In the humorous space station sim game Outpost Kaloki
, players must "solve challenges, entertain visiting aliens, keep your ratings high, defend your station against alien attackers, and rake in the money on your way to fame, love, and glory." This includes dozens of scenarios to play through and a number of "sandbox" environments to extend the experience.
Also available is Cloning Clyde
's spiritual sequel, platform puzzler Ancients of Ooga
. NinjaBee and Bacon Wrapped Games' 2011 title substitutes clones for fallen tribal chiefs with ancient, elemental powers necessary to clear over 50 levels, all full of new puzzles and platforms. Ooga
also boasts a unique eat/carry/puke inventory management system.
Finally, the strategy RPG genre gets a relatively rare Windows outing with Band Of Bugs
, a fast playing, accessible tactics strategy game. The game, also an early hit on Xbox 360's Live Arcade service, features a full story-based campaign, online play, and a level editor that lets you design custom scenarios and share them with your friends - as well as allowing compatibility with bonus campaigns and map packs available for free online
All five titles are available as standalone DRM-free or Desura downloads, with Steam keys included for the two games available on that service, Cloning Clyde
and Ancients of Ooga
. The Ninja Lightning Pack will run for just 100 hours, under the same pricing model as before: the price will automatically increase as more people buy the pack. Those generous purchasers who pay more than the current minimum can keep the price low or even decrease it.
Indie Royale was co-created by Gamasutra sister site IndieGames.com and independent game download service Desura. More information on Ninja Lightning Pack, including real-time statistics and its current price, is available at its official website
or via its Facebook