I have waited for years!!! And I dont know how many times I played this games!
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(£1473.86 raised so far [last donation 20th December 2018]. Thanks, you guys are the best!
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Experimental 2-player mode: hit CapsLock during a level to toggle. P2 uses the L key!
Experimental speed adjust: hit S or D in level select instead of Enter to play a slowed down or speeded up version.
1st April 2018: Level Editor Alpha r12a released!
(And progress on the game itself continues... coming this year!)
Thank you for the donations and comments that have helped keep our motivation going. Get the latest level editor version here and play 400+ user levels.
30th March 2017: We've just got greenlit! All thanks to you, thank you for the support and well done.
And special thanks to Mehdi Shah for an ambrosial donation of £101, Cong Wang for an auspicious donation of £51, Jozef for a creamy donation of £40, West for a kanye donation of £31, Mr Color and for an executive donation of £30, caprachet for a invigorating donation of £30, Alex for a luscious donation of £30, The Nerdy Musician for a toothsome donation of £25, Chaz for a nectarous donation of £25, Sam for a scrumptious donation of £20, Dan for a delicious donation of £20, nic for a buttery donation of £20 and Pepijn for a super donation of £20!
2014 IGF STUDENT SHOWCASE WINNER
A one-button rhythm game heavily inspired by Rhythm Heaven!
Expanded full version coming 2018.
"Send me a new level each month sometimes!"
[20th Dec 2017 - 1904 signups! Monthly scheduled levels sneak peeks are over, but we're still giving out random levels occasionally! For now we are sending out new level editor builds to the same email list monthly.]
WIP Level #0 - '
Steinway' - linked above
WIP Level #1 - ' One Shift More' - SENT! 27th July 2016
WIP Level #2 - ' Supraventricular Tachycardia' - SENT! 27th August 2016
WIP Level #3 - ' Delay Pedal' - SENT! 27th September 2016
WIP Level #4 - ' Delay Pedal 2' - SENT! 27th October 2016
WIP Level #5 - ' Mannequin Challenge' - SENT! 2nd December 2016
Bonus Level #6 - ' ??' - SENT! 28th January 2017
WIP Level #7 - Super Oriental Insomniac - SENT! 17th March 2017
[long silent period of building up the rest of the levels]
(signing up will also keep us encouraged and working hard
and make us feel fuzzy inside, so thank you <3)
来自中国的玩家们，向你们问好！十分感谢你们的热心捐款（当然，如想免费下载游戏，在下 载界面中选择"No thanks"开头的链接即可）。游戏中有一些额外的操作按键，特此说明：在选关时，按S键选关将进入慢速模式，按D键将进入加速模式。在关卡进行途中， 按大小写切换键Caps Lock键可以开启双人游戏模式，第二名玩家按"L"键来进行游戏。
假如在游戏途中发现有不同步的现象，请您(1) 用力按空格键，以能听到按键声为佳，(2)假如您使用的是Chrome浏览器，建议换用Firefox或其他内核的浏览器，因为Chrome自带的Pepper Flash插件与游戏不太兼容。祝您玩得愉快！Translation provided by 谜之声.
Many, many hours have been spent making the engine accurate enough to
support a margin of error of a few hundredths of a second. After extensive
testing we found a calibration that worked for all browsers, except Chrome.
(If you are hitting bang on beat it will still be within the 'perfect' margin on
Chrome, it will just be less forgiving to late timings and more forgiving to hitting
IF YOU INSIST ON USING CHROME:
The Chrome problem is not specific to this game, but affects
all games. It's just this game requires a degree of accuracy so high that the
tiny lag caused by Chrome's inbuilt Flash Player is enough to
throw the timing off. YOU CAN MAKE IT WORK IN CHROME by going to chrome://plugins and disabling all plugins with
'PepperFlash' in the location. This will make it use the normal Flash player like the other browsers, if you have it
(apparently Chrome is shutting down Flash at the end of the year anyways, that's why we've remade the full game in Unity now, but for browser demos Unity is terrible, oh golly what will we do)
IF YOU ARE USING LINUX:
If you get significant delays in hearing sounds, check this thread for a solution. Thanks to @EspyoPT for the tip!
IF YOU STILL THINK THE TIMING IS OFF: You are
probably used to hitting earlier in all rhythm games. In this game, you must
get over the automatic compensation that you usually do. One easy way
to do this is to hit the spacebar with force, as if you are hitting a drum,
and making sure that sound coincides exactly with the clap
from the game. Try hitting
a surface near your spacebar for the first six beats,
listening to the sound of your hits,
and then SLAMMING your hand onto your spacebar on the seventh! This
advice seemed to work with almost everybody when
we had a booth at GDC. Sorry about
And if after all that you still think it is off, tweet me! This is really important to us!
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I have waited for years!!! And I dont know how many times I played this games!
its so hard omg
Not working on itch.io desktop
Not working on Opera ._.
One of the best one button games I have ever played.
Man, is really hard to get a rank S in tier 1 (hard). And cool game too!
what happened to the steam release?
Qual Será o Preço do Jogo na Steam?
secret: if you press "J" you enable the multiplayer mode
BUT ITS A SECRET FOR EVERYONE
Why my Rhythm Doctor disappear after concluded?
I was so exited when 2018 was ending, i could see the game being launched and i could buy it and finally enjoy a very nice rhythm game. Did i forgot to check somenthing? is there is any update about the game? or if is it being pushed for 2019. or that the game may not bee totally polished yet, or anything? i dont want to be a rusher here, i know how much HARD and FRUSTRATING it can be to develop a full game. and i preffer to wait this game for and year if it is to be an really Full complete game. But i just wanted to know what happened! Is it gonna be lauched soon? Or it will be launched "soon"?
ooh sorry for missing this comment, we really wanted to hit 2018 but the game still wasn't complete unfortunately. We think it will be just a few more months, but we're releasing a smaller game next week to help people wait in the meantime. happy new year, hope you have a good 2019 and thanks for your support for so long!
When is the game going to release?
The First Boss Was So Hard For Me
I Cant Even Pass It
Hoping So Play Tier 3 :D
Hint: When the narration is saying "The most important thing is:" pause right in the moment, that the game will give you a hint.
I hope that helped!
How do I get the game paid? I want to play so much. ;(
when the game will release??? :0
ja saiu uma musica do ato 2?
Hi, I noticed that a lot of people have the complete game.
I wanted to test the complete game too.
it would be possible to copy me
I put a video on my channel.
I got stuck in lv 4,and I kept counting numbers for the whole night XD
I get an "S" in tier 2( hard), but I CAN NOT pass the tier 5!!!!!!!! It's too hard!!! I've played more than two hours!!!
I don't know the end, but the middle part of tier 5 repeats the same rhythm again and again. Maybe that is why I can't get through................
Whatever, cool game.
I really hope I can try the tier 6 _(:з」∠)_
tier 5 is a bonus and neverending, sorry!! you've basically finished the demo already :D
Cool game! I really like the songs!
This is really cool.But it's too short.，and I hope Chinese players can buy this game at a cheaper price on steam.
Thanks :) yeah China price will be cheaper than US price, its normal for most games on Steam anyway.
Ei,quais são os requerimentos pra aquela tal demo desse jogo com o felps jogou,por favor me diga,espero que você responda logo,mas eu sei que vai dizer pra eu comprar a pre-release mas eu não tenho dinheiro,e isso sera um problema pra mim.
como que vai n editor de fase
Você quer ter acesso ao editor de níveis? você pode baixar ele no nosso servidor do discord: discord.gg/rhythmdr
HOw do you go full screen in the editor.
Fizzd, this game is already amazing! I can't wait for the full release!
Quando for lançado na steam vai ser pago? Quanto vai custar? Eu quero mt comprar o jogo gostei mt do ritmo das músicas
Oi, obrigado pelas palavras gentis! O jogo vai ter o preço de 15 usd, mas se você é do brasil, o preço vai ser provavelmente a metade devido ao sistema de preço regional.
vc é um dos funcionários brasileiros?
Não, na verdade eu sou um dos desenvolvedores, se você estiver interessado em falar com outras pessoas que falam português experimente entrar em nosso servidor no Discord (discord.gg/rhythmdr). Lá você pode experimentar níveis customizados pela comunidade.
fizzd,the game,in full phase,will be paid?
The offline version has a wierd glitch that softlocks the game at the start of the first level. idk what. I LOVE this game btw
S ranked the whole thing multiple times btw
hey, its most likely cause you need to extract the whole folder first before playing it (it can't access the song files if they're still in the zip, thats why). congrats on S ranking everything! if you join the discord you'll get a special role :D
Did now, also got the preorder aswell
wow been a long time, thank you for the preorder! really appreciate your money <3
Hey, fizzd. Can you send me the chords of music "one shift more" for acustic guitar, please?
Where can I get WIP level 1-7? I want to play them
Hi, they're not available any more separately. they will be in the full version of the game!
Does this alpha (10/2018) end on the Bonus level?
Cuz have some shadows of characters after!!! :O
No it does not. There is actually a secret level if you beat one of the hard songs with an S rank. I'll leave it to you to find which song it is :)
Hey fizzd, i always try to play the game but every time i launch it there's just a white screen. I'm launching it from the itch.io app so, is there any explanation as to why it doesn't work?
Thanks for reading this message.
hey drumstick, sorry to hear that, we will look into it today! do you mind trying it without the itch app first and seeing if it works there?
OH sorry this is the flash version, the flash version unfortunately isn't supported on the itch.io app. we thought you were posting in a different comments section at first whoops. sorry!
Fizzd,there is a glitch in which when you pause well in the seventh beat and press space, the action happens and also so I took a rank s in Classy (hardmode).
oh wow haha awesome!
fizzd, Do you want to translate the game into portuguese brazilian? You have many fans in Brazil, i am from Brazil.
what is the 1st pop music?
i did a glitch that i called it a challenge,the darker mode challenge,when you dies in the boss,restart speedly,and the light thing will bug XD
please dont fix this bug