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Unepic is a two dimensional, side-scrolling platforming action game with RPG elements, created by a Spanish independent developer Francisco Téllez de Meneses. The gameplay can loosely be described as similar to other so-called "Metroidvania" titles (similar to Metroid and Castlevania games), though the author claims to have drawn inspiration from The Maze of Galious, Moria, Diablo, and even World of Warcraft. The game has RPG elements, such as an experience and skill point levelling system used for improving the protagonist's stats. There are also various sidequests to be obtained from many of the NPCs encountered along the way. Several different weapon types exist, each with their inherent strengths and weaknesses. There is also a potion crafting and magic system that relies upon various ingredients looted from enemies or found in chests, barrels, and shopkeeper inventories.

Shortly after the story begins, the contemporary protagonist Daniel finds himself transported into a dark castle full of all manner of violent beasts and offbeat characters. There is a distinct focus on humor, and the dialog and even item descriptions are full of pop culture references.


UnEpic Windows Interesting promotional items sold here at Zoran's Goblin shop.
UnEpic Windows He makes a good point...
UnEpic Windows The first boss has a striking resemblance to the sandworms in <i>Dune</i>. Aiming for the head it going to be tricky.
UnEpic Windows Bows (and magic spells) have the unique ability of targeting far off enemies within a line of sight.

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Alternate Titles

  • "アンエピック オタクの小さな大冒険" -- Japanese spelling
  • "UnEpic: Otaku no Chīsana Daibōken" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

A nice game for when you're away from the table(top) Windows Asinine (1006)

Critic Reviews

Generación Pixel Windows Feb 24, 2014 9 out of 10 90 Wii U Feb 06, 2014 82 out of 100 82
3D Juegos Wii U Jan 29, 2014 8 out of 10 80
TrueAchievements Xbox One Jan 14, 2016 4 out of 5 80
Nintendo Life Wii U Jan 19, 2014 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80 Wii U Feb, 2014 7.2 out of 10 72
Switch Player Nintendo Switch Jan 08, 2018 3.5 out of 5 70
PC PowerPlay Australia Windows Aug 14, 2012 6 out of 10 60
Defunct Games PlayStation 4 May 27, 2016 C+ 58
Diehard GameFan Wii U Jan 21, 2014 Unscored Unscored


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