A downloadable game for Windows

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Dive deeper into the cave, collecting gems as you go. Use the recoil of your gun to control your descent, and buy upgrades after each level. Each section is randomly generated, making each dive unique. How far can you go in this rogue-like platforming descent?


  • Randomly generated levels, including enemy placement, obstacles and layout
  • Support for split-screen, local two player co-op
  • Controlled with a keyboard or a gamepad
  • Three upgrades that can be bought at the end of each level
  • 6 different weapons, each with unique properties
  • Randomized colors for players and crystals
  • Progressive difficulty, adding new enemies with each level
  • Chaotic, skill-based action
  • Play normal mode or rush mode for a 3 minute challenge
  • High scores tables for each mode
  • Pointless crouch animation


Note that in order to play 2 player mode, at least 1 controller is required.


Left/Right- Move

Z- Jump

X- Shoot (In air, shoots down to jump again)

Game Controller (XBox controller recommended)

Left Stick- Move

A- Jump

X- Shoot (In air, shoots down to jump again)


The game itself is free, though your contributions will allow me to make more games. If The Long Way Down gets enough support, additional updates in the future with more weapons, modes and other features will be possible.


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

Long Way Down.exe 4 MB


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Like the game! Plays well and is pretty fun. Sadly don't have anyone to play the 2 player with.