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A downloadable game for Windows and macOS
Rhythm Doctor is a rhythm game in a world where defibrillating patients' hearts in sync with their heartbeats has healing properties. Slam your spacebar in perfect time on the 7th beat, and they might just come out okay!
Rhythm Doctor is a game still in development. We plan on releasing the game later this year. By pre-ordering, you get the following:
If you live in countries where you usually get regional pricing with Steam that makes it cheaper, unfortunately itch.io doesn't support that right now. We appreciate the extra cash if you still decide to buy it of course :P But if you want to save you can just wait for the Steam version.
If you have no money and still want it, stay tuned on the Discord for level-making competitions! And if you still wanna support us, wishlisting the game really helps in terms of making us favourable to Steam's algorithm, and we really appreciate the few seconds (okay, the minute to log in and verify password and type steam code from your email more like) to wishlist it. Thank you!
And finally if you're one of the few hundred people who have donated in the past to the online version of Rhythm Doctor, you can just donate the remaining amount on that same page, and send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we'll be happy to send you a key :) If you had donated more than the price of this in the past, you should have received a key already. Thank you for being our early supporters on this journey~
Add Rhythm Doctor to your Steam wishlist: https://store.steampowered.com/app/774181/Rhythm_Doctor/
Thank you so much for your support!
If you'd like to continue following our development, getting updates, and sharing levels with the community, you can find us here:
In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $15 USD. You will get access to the following files:
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Check out the entire indienova franchise on... Itch?
We receive an mail when the game is purchased or later?
Because I did not receive an mail and I'm afraid there was a problem.
Hello! You will get the mail later, when the game is close to release, not right now. (If you are asking about the mail for the credits). If you are the one who purchased it 15 hours ago, then we have your email in our records. Thank you very much for your purchase, hope you enjoy the preorder version!
Is the key we get a Steam key? Just want to make sure before I decide to pay for it.
When the game releases, everyone who pre-ordered will get both an itch key and a Steam key!
Hi there. The demo is great and I'm looking forward to the full release. I was just wondering, for the name in the credits, should I send you my name now by email, or will that happen closer to release?
I will send out an email to everyone asking for their name exactly how they want it to be spelled when we're a little closer to release! Thank you for checking in on that :D
When are you going to launch the game on steam?
We don't have a date right now, but we are hoping before the end of 2019. We are currently developing the game simultaneously with updates for our other rhythm game, A Dance of Fire and Ice. We will let everyone know when we have a release month in mind.
You can keep up with more detailed progress in the #game-updates channel of our Discord: discorg.gg/rhythmdr
Its coming along very nicely! Can't wait to see this game when its fully released. The player-made levels are very interesting. Love the music. <3
Thank you! Yeah, the player-made levels have been incredibly interesting and fun, they've taken the game in new directions of gameplay and art that we never could've imagined or predicted. Can't wait for more people to try them.
Looking forward to trying this game! It looks very cool, hopefully my rating review gave you guys a good laugh haha! Is there any way I could buy avatars of the characters, cause I would totally rock them 24/7 on Steam, PSN, or Twitter even. :D
Thank you so much! Saw your review, really appreciate it. Can't say I can promise TF2 style hats hahaha but I hope you'll be into custom hands/sleeves and Steam trading cards.
Feel free to make any avatars of the characters yourselves for free, all the character sprites are available on our Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/rhythmdr
Can I buy 1 more demo for friend, using my card(I used it for my purchase) and my friend's e-mail? Solved! Thank you for this really fun game!
Loved the demo and I'm fairly certian I'll buy the game. However, i just wanted to know: If I preorder the game here, will I get it on Steam when it comes out as well?
I didn't find out about a Preorder for this until just recently, made it a point to buy it so I can try out the new content since I played the demo until I got S rank on all the levels. So excited for the release.
thank you so much cinquedia! hearing that you like the game so much makes us really motivated!
i would die for everyone that worked on this game i love it so much
I didn't think it'd be possible to make a whole game off of Rhythm Heaven's rhythm test, but the demo blew me away. I'm rooting for you guys
thank you so much, and yeah we're surprised how much you can squeeze out of it too haha
This game is amazing!!! I played the flash version a while ago and i fell in love with it, but i haven't been following it a lot, but now i see there's a preorder so i instantly pre order it and i'm so hyped for the full game, congrats on making such an amazing, original and fun game!
WHEN IS THIS COMING TO SWITCH?!?!?!?
YOU SAID 2018 I'M HOLDING YOU TO THAT!
I'll pay $50 for a physical copy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
it turns out we lied about 2018 :( this year for sure!! great you are customer 1 for physical copy
Here in Brazil will the value really be R$ 15 or will it cost R$ 50 +?
Unfortunately if it is the most expensive price my father wins this "duel"
A really good game with amazing ideas! Thank you for presenting this!! XD
(PS. Before I play the game, I thought my sense for rhythm is good. Now I won't say it any more haha
thanks for the comment! oh your rhythm will get better for sure if you keep playing these kinds of games haha
Easiest stage is too hard send help
I've got all 5 perfects in this Demo!(except the "easiest" level and custom levels,BTW,those are too hard:( but fun and exciting!)
I've preordered , and hope the full game will release on Steam soon!!!!
hey, wow congrats!! yeah the 'easiest' level is just a bonus extra challenge haha i know its really difficult. thank you for preordering, we are still working hard on the game!
oh are you Sound of Mystery?? Haha i just realised maybe it is you :)
hyped :) still waitin'
Hi! First of all, i just wanted to say congrats on the awesome game! i'm planning to buy the game, but i'm new to itch.io and i have a question. Right now i'm without my PC, if i buy the game on my phone, will i be able to access it from my PC when i get it?
Sorry if i have broken English, i'm from Brazil
Hey, thanks for your question! The phone version will come out much later unfortunately. Right now this preorder is for the pc & mac version only, there's no way to buy for phone yet. Sorry about it!
I bought the demo a while back, and I love the soundtrack!
So I have a question: Will you sell the OST on Steam? If so, how much? I would love to buy it when you realease it. Thanks!
Hey Undyner! Yeah we will release the OST, and we're not sure how much because we are still building it up right now and might continue to build it up after release. At most it'll be as expensive as Undertale's because how can we even compare. Thank you for your interest, as the composer of the game it means a lot!
Hi! I’m glad that you actually made it this far to release a preorder build for the game :) I normally like challenge in games, so I’ll definitely keep playing. Can’t wait until the full game comes out! :) And yes, I am the same person from the Discord server.
Hey ! I've been following this for 3 years already ! (!!!)
Congrats on finally doing this ! I'm so glad for you, and I hope the game will get popular !
Haven't played the demo yet (awful lack of free time...) but if I find anything relevant to say, I'll come back !
Wish you the best, cuz U da best !
thanks Jey, yeah i remember you from the flash game's comment section haha. thank you for the long support!
I read about this a while back, was tempted to try the demo and I was smiling all the way through despite having zero rhythm and losing a lot. I haven't been keeping an eye on the fanscene, which I appreciate is really quite extensive so I came to the pre-order version as basically a novice. I am impressed. So inventive, so clever. Well done developers, keep it up.
I appreciate part of the fun is seeing the new features and you earn them by clearing levels, but wow, it is hard for a new player. I am pretty good at rhythm action usually, but this is crushing at times (even if it is keeping a metronome beat mentally). I lost a lot. Consider putting in a super easy mode or expect a number of less patient players to refund and leave a negative review when you release on Steam.
Thanks tho, this is awesome.
Hey proxymoron thank you for the extensive feedback, this is really useful. Yeah we specifically hid this preorder and didn't announce it anywhere because we meant for this to be more geared towards the fans on discord and the mailing list, who are usually people who have played the game for a lot longer than most.
Hearing you loud and clear about the difficulty, and the full game will build up much more gently and have a bunch of drills and accessibility adjustments for those who need the game more lenient. This is one of the first feedback we have gotten from a less experienced player and its really useful, so thank you for the writeup and the preorder, really appreciate it!
I just spent the rest of my paycheck though :/
im so hyped for this game! Sadly i dont have enough money to pre order it :(
Wow, I can't wait for this to come out, congrats on getting so close!
Fizzd plz you're going to make me cry (´;︵;`). Instantly preordered! I cant wait!
thank you! if you are the same exclamation in the discord, congrats on beating it 100% too!
shout to my homie Giakobe
I have been waiting for so long to get a pre-order on this game! Y'all deserve my money just for that one Starboy level. <3
thank you so much backwardflow! Glad you liked that old level that shall never be released again :D
At last, I can toss money at my favorite indie rhythm game!
Bout time you let us throw our money at you officially.
Never bought a game so fast before in my life! <3
same, really hyped for this game- the devs are doing an excellent job with it.
thanks for supporting us here and on twitter qereweYT, really appreciate it <3
Thanks for offering this! We need to sate the hungry masses lol.