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Griptape Backbone

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You play as a skater on the brink of life and death collecting aesthetics to reach enlightenment in skate-purgatory whilst trying to expiate your sins, help lost souls, find meaning in life and closure in death. A vaporwave experience.SKATE EVERYTHINGYou can literally skate whatever surface you want, kind of like that one city scene in INCEPTION. The game's control scheme is simple and accessible for everyone while also offering the depth to those who want to line up and flick dank tricks whilst controlling their board midair.SOUNDTRACKA game where you can just skate without even worrying about the objectives and listen to the amazing lineup of songs with the in-game player driven radio from over 25 artists while taking in the open world skate map full of intentional and unintentional great skate spots to discover.

(for more info, links, etc. visit the community hub pinned discussion board)

Including music from...
  • Blank Banshee
  • Brian Haeger
  • Canaan Long (Prehistoric Turtlesaurus)
  • Carsyn Ainsworth & Dylan Roberts
  • ConsciousThoughts
  • Delone
  • Disconscious
  • Dong Lee
  • Donky Pitch
  • Dutchy!
  • Home
  • Limes
  • Mingo Gomez
  • Pablo Garduño
  • Quickly, quickly
  • RHO DELTA
  • Selectron
  • Sonder
  • Steven Harmon
  • Suburban Pets
  • Toetensen
  • Tomppabeats
  • User-999
  • Vektroid
  • Vincent Remember
  • Warren Heart
  • YUNG BAE
  • 骨架的
FAQQ: What is VAPORWAVE?
A: Long Answer - Vaporwave is an electronic music subgenre that originated during the early 2010's on the internet. It is characterized by a nostalgic & surrealist fascination with retro design, consumer capitalism, existentialism, and popular culture. Art that embraces low poly, VHS, cassette tapes, Japanese neo tokyo, cyberpunk tropes. Short answer - Slowed down sampling of lounge music, smooth jazz, 80s music, elevator music, and a certain je ne sais quoi. Shorter answer - A lifestyle.

Q: How should I play the game?
A: Just skate, relax, and contemplate your existence.

Q: Will this game fill the immeasurable empty void that is life?
A: /music plays
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StevenHarmonGames
Publisher
StevenHarmonGames
Age rating
Not rated
Website
http://stevenharmongames.plisweb.com/

System requirements for Linux

Minimum:
  • OS: 32-bit OS
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 2.00 GHz or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 330 with 1GB Memory
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Standard Mouse (Mouse with Scroll Wheel & Right Click)
Recommended:
  • OS: 64-bit OS
  • Processor: 4 GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 1070 or higher
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Standard Mouse (Mouse with Scroll Wheel & Right Click) & good quality headphones

System requirements for macOS

Minimum:
  • OS: Mac OS X 10.8+
  • Processor: 2011 or newer Intel Core i5
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia or ATi GPU with 1GB Memory
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Standard Mouse (Mouse with Scroll Wheel & Right Click)
Recommended:
  • OS: Mac OS X 10.8+
  • Processor: 4GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 1070 or higher
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Standard Mouse (Mouse with Scroll Wheel & Right Click) & good quality headphones

System requirements for PC

Minimum:
  • OS: Windows 7 or higher 64bit
  • Processor: 2 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 450 or higher with 1GB Memory
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Standard Mouse (Mouse with Scroll Wheel & Right Click)
Recommended:
  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: 4 GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 1070 or higher
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Standard Mouse (Mouse with Scroll Wheel & Right Click) & good quality headphones
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FREE "Griptape Backbone" is a senseless First-person skater game with Vaporwave Music. The Gameplay is mechanically quite weak. While we have a Number of Tricks that we can perform on our Skateboard, the basic Control itself, which can be done with Mouse and two Buttons, is already so sluggish and inorganic that one has the Impression of having a Tank through the World. Move. Relaxe, as the Game requires, I can only move very conditionally with such an unfavorable Control. In addition, a huge vaporwave soundtrack plays. If you do not know the electronic Music Genre created in the 2013 ' s, it should be said that the same one took care of himself musically, especially in the 1980s, and often offers very soft Musical Changes in retrocult character, which could perhaps have existed at that time. The pseudo-philosophical Carpet that this movement, which has not exactly been soaked In Intelligence, throws around with Catchphrases such as Postmodernism and Consumer criticism, without mostly understanding what they are actually talking about. Our only Task in the Game now is to collect a thousand Plastic Cups, which in itself should not be difficult, but only time-consuming, because there are thousands standing around the Area. So let's go. The World is quite colorful and quite empty. There are some Objects everywhere, some huge Half-Pipes or even just pink Mountains. On them you can find tons of Memes, philosophical Sayings, unphilosophical Questions or even just any Words. We find a Figure of Sisyphos trying to raise a Rock up the Mountain with the Saying "Making good progress today ..." Or the Tombstone of Albert Camus. This is all presented as you like, senseless, unrelated nebs-up. And that's where the Crux of the Problem lies, too. The fact That the Author thinks that he is having a Form of postmodern Confrontation with Death and the Meaning of Life is all well and good. Unfortunately, he is just not the Sovereign Over his Subject. Selling the Destruction of The meaning as Truth is about as small spiritual as it is to think that derrida Deconstructivism consists only of the Destruction of Things. What is actually present here is a great Nothingness, a Collection of Arbitrariness and Platitude. A stylish Conception of Philosophy that can only be done in an arrogant Attitude and has nothing more to do with Truth. This is endeavoured, unconsegrated, overrated, presumptuous and simply stride and thus fits very well with what Vaporwave also stands for. Rating: 3/10 Atmosphere 0/10 Story 3/10 Graphic 5/10 Sound 4/10 Game Mechanics Visuics 5,10 Balancing 1955 10 Game Pass Conclusion: Pseudo-........ 2/10 Overall Rating
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