Retro platformer Rollin’ Rascal gets promising gameplay and Kickstarter

Rollin' Rascal

Indie developer Curiomatic has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Rollin’ Rascal, their retro platforming game.

Rollin’ Rascal is described as a “love letter to high-speed 3D platformers like Sonic the Hedgehog” with the “dynamic interactivity of Super Mario Bros.”

A playable demo is now available over on Steam, and the Kickstarter campaign has already reached its funding goal of $50,000.

Here’s a rundown on the game, plus a trailer and a look at its demo:

Rollin’ Rascal is a high-speed action platformer that will test your reflexes and creativity as you zoom through a whimsical world in search of adventure! Join Rascal on a thrilling ride filled with speed, excitement, and a cast of endearing characters—an experience that will delight classic speedster fans while also introducing newcomers to the genre!


  • High-Speed Platforming Gameplay: Rollin’ Rascal is all about speed, momentum, and self-expression! The gameplay is designed to test your reflexes and creativity as you take on gravity-defying loops, twists, and turns.
  • Expressive Levels: Our game features sprawling levels that offer a variety of ways for players to express themselves through movement. Each stage is filled with multiple paths, hidden shortcuts, and interactive elements that reward curiosity and experimentation.
  • Online Multiplayer: Take your skills to the global stage with online multiplayer races. Show off your speed and skills as you race head-to-head in real time. Climb the leaderboards, earn special rewards, and prove you’re the fastest in the world.
  • Adaptive Soundtrack: Immerse yourself in the world of Rollin’ Rascal with a dynamic soundtrack that adapts to your gameplay. Each level comes alive with energetic music that enhances the overall experience.
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