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Prince Shiddhartha made a vow, to make all sentient beings my equal without any difference

From GW's workshop, the creator of the successful MSXdev'17 entry Draconic Throne, comes the second entry for this year's contest. It is an action game that features swordplay. Here, we take on the role of the Buddha while travelling through 6 realms: Hell, Hunger, Animals, Asuras, Humans, Gods and Nirvana. On each level we will encounter enemies like Birth, Aging, Sickness, Death and Karma and at the end a big boss we have to defeat.

Are you working on an MSX game, or even have one finished? Please consider to submit your work as an entry for this legendary MSX contest, and have the guarantee of a wide as possible audience, gain the attention of potential cartridge producers and even contend to win some prizes!

Relevant link: MSXdev - Buddhagillie
Relevant link: BUDDHAGILLIE Original Sound Track on YouTube
Relevant link: BUDDHAGILLIE Trailer on YouTube

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Comments (17)

By jltursan

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23-04-2018, 21:22

Oh, really an original idea for a shoot'em up, brilliant!. The sword requires a precise timing, cool.

By santiontanon

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23-04-2018, 22:11

nice! It's original indeed! and hard to master! I died very stupidly in my first game trying to greedily gather more energy thingies around me rather than killing enemies Big smile

By JohnHassink

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24-04-2018, 04:33

At first, I didn't really understand what I was doing and how to play correctly, but it got clear enough after reading the manual (which I recommend to do before playing).

Then, I found out that I think this game is BRILLIANT. Not only because of the very original setting, but also in the way you have to figure out how to be allowed to proceed to the next realm in later levels, which is perfectly in keeping with the vedic/buddhist philosophy that permeates this product.

Also, this showcases quite deep gameplay for a game that only requires one action button.
Thanks a lot for another wonderful offering, mister Washio.

By gdx

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24-04-2018, 01:46

I have already seen a game very similar in an arcade version. I do not remember the name anymore. Nice adaptation!

By Pippo

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24-04-2018, 05:14

Great game, really! Big smile
Very good playability, scrolling and game effects.
The manual is well stylized too.
My congratulations, GW! Smile Smile

By ghost_jp

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24-04-2018, 14:43

gdx wrote:

I have already seen a game very similar in an arcade version.

If you bring the name back to your memory, just tell me here. I would like to see it.

By ghost_jp

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24-04-2018, 15:52

Thank you for each of your applause. Especially, John, you know a lot about me! I'm very pleased at your comment.

Well, dear my rival Santi, I'm waiting for your counter attack! Come on!!

By santiontanon

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24-04-2018, 17:16

Hahaha, I have not started yet, but I have the idea already decided! I plan to start coding during the summer! Counter attack coming!! Big smile Big smile Big smile

By ghost_jp

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25-04-2018, 00:13

santiontanon wrote:

Hahaha, I have not started yet, but I have the idea already decided! I plan to start coding during the summer! Counter attack coming!! Big smile Big smile Big smile

That sounds so great! Kill me softly... oO

By LeandroCorreia

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26-04-2018, 01:55

ghost_jp wrote:
gdx wrote:

I have already seen a game very similar in an arcade version.

If you bring the name back to your memory, just tell me here. I would like to see it.

Gameplay vaguely reminds me of Sol Divide (arcade and PS1)...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuTaTYg2C4k

By ghost_jp

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26-04-2018, 04:14

LeandroCorreia wrote:

Gameplay vaguely reminds me of Sol Divide (arcade and PS1)...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuTaTYg2C4k

Thank you for your concern, Leandro. I read the similar mention; BUDDHAGILLE evokes Sol Divide in their mind, at a French retro game news site. I feel honored to such an appreciation.

However I must say "if BUDDHAGILLIE was called ADAPTATION of Sol Divide, any horizontal power-up shooter would be called Gradius." Therefore I believe what gdx said was not Sol Divide.

By gdx

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26-04-2018, 12:25

Forget what I wrote. I mentioned just a distant memory. Thank LeandroCorreia for to remind me of this. I think it was this game. It is similar but quite different.

By ghost_jp

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26-04-2018, 14:04

gdx wrote:

Forget what I wrote.

Never mind, my dear. Smile

By N.I

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26-04-2018, 14:49

An addictive game Smile2

By ghost_jp

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29-04-2018, 09:31

N.I wrote:

An addictive game Smile2

Thanks for your pleasant words, Naoki. I wish you also join in the contest again as my another rival. Especially I love your unique sense of game developing. Wink

By JasonLee

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30-04-2018, 20:46

ghost_jp wrote:

Thank you for each of your applause. Especially, John, you know a lot about me! I'm very pleased at your comment.

Well, dear my rival Santi, I'm waiting for your counter attack! Come on!!

https://www.file-hunter.com/MSXdev/index.php?id=buddhagillie

The game is amazing. Thanks Ghost_JP, an amazing game
:D

By syn

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01-05-2018, 00:27

Looks like an interesting game, I like the graphics. will try to play tomorrow Big smile

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