Starr Mazer is the Bullet Hell Point-and-Click Adventure You Never Knew You Wanted

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Another retro-style Kickstarter project getting a lot of buzz this week, joining pixel art beauty Children of Morta, is Starr Mazer by Imagos Softworks.

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So what’s the big deal about Starr Mazer? Oh, only the fact that it’s combining point-and-click adventure gameplay with the bullet hell action of a shoot ‘em up, two classic genres that seemingly have no business going together yet appear to be a match made in pixelated heaven.

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Despite its old school nature, Starr Mazer is a surprisingly ambitious game, which is probably why the minimum funding goal is set at $160k. That target will fund versions for PC/Mac/Linux, but if certain stretch goals are met the game could come to consoles, handhelds, and mobile platforms. A Steam Greenlight campaign is expected to begin soon.

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