Veil of Ruin

Lazr, A Cyberpunk Clothformer

A project in Houston, TX by Garrick Campsey

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Lazr is a unique, skill-based, physics-enhanced 2D platformer with cloth simulations in a cyberpunk world. Coming to PC, Switch + more!
Backers: 421
Average Pledge Per Backer: $25

Funded: $10,433 of $10,000
Dates: Jan 25th -> Feb 24th (30 days)
Project By: Garrick Campsey
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Latest News

Stretch Goal #2 Unlocked!

February 23rd - via:
I'm happy to announce that we've hit our 2nd stretch goal and Voth will get a full voice over in English! This will really add to the richness of the character! The next update will discuss the kickstarter wrapping up, the deliverables, and an update... (Read More)

Holopets Stretch Goal Reached!

February 22nd - via:
Hey Everyone! Lazr has reached it's first stretch goal of more Holopets! I wanted to announce this earlier, but the numbers were fluctuating too much at the time. So I'm happy to announce that additional holopet designs will be added into the full... (Read More)

Upgraded Camera!

February 21st - via:
I'm working on the camera for Lazr, improving it. Now the camera will look ahead (left, right, up, down) based on the player's velocity, and is slower to move horizontally, so the action/movement is clearer/easier to read. This camera will be in the... (Read More)

Lazr is Funded!!!

February 20th - via:
Hey everyone! Great news! Here's a few video from youtube of people playing Lazr, check them out: Thanks for sticking with me! //Garrick  (Read More)

New Boss! "Inferno"

February 16th - via:
Hey Everyone! I want to thank each one of you for backing Lazr and helping it become a reality. I've been working hard to get a new boss in the demo. Here's a sneak preview of "Inferno": You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play... (Read More)

Voth Boss Progress

February 13th - via:
Hey Everyone! The Voth miniboss "INFRNØ" is in-game and being tested. He's figuring out how to fly right now: Featured Kickstarter Game: Lethal Honor Essence Lethal Honor Essence is an "Obscure and punishing action-adventure roguelite with a dark... (Read More)

Voth Miniboss Art

February 12th - via:
Hey Everyone! I've been working on the art for a Voth miniboss that I want to add to the demo. Here's the idle, jump, flying, dash, ground smash, rapid fire, and hit frames for the character. I think he's ready to be put in game, so I'll be doing... (Read More)

Voth Boss Sprite Animations

February 12th - via:
Hey Everyone! I've been working on a Voth miniboss for the demo. Here's his animations for idle, jumping, flying, dashing (as a meteor), slamming into the ground, rapid fire from his eye, and a hit state when Lazr damages him. He's pretty much done... (Read More)

Advanced Movement Training and Boss WIP

February 11th - via:
Hey Everyone! Here's a video covering advanced movement in Lazr, showing off the details of sliding, jumpdashing, backflips, and wall jumps. These are advanced techniques that unlock new ways of moving, solving level puzzles, and fighting enemies.... (Read More)

Movement Training Update

February 10th - via:
Hey Everyone! Here is a video covering movement in Lazr. I explain jumping, dashing, climbing, and sliding in game. Lazr is a game that was designed to be played with a controller. It was designed to be challenging and difficult, like the retro games... (Read More)

Interview with Game Cuddle!

February 7th - via:
Hey Everyone! Daily update! Here's an interview I did with Game Cuddle - they're great people, very laid back and supportive. Check it out here: In... (Read More)

50% Funded! We're halfway there!

February 6th - via:
We're at 50% funding!!! Thank you all so much! We're halfway there! I've got exciting updates coming soon. Here's a podcast interview I did about the development of Lazr that you may enjoy: There's better language localization coming up, along with... (Read More)

Checkpoint Update

February 5th - via:
Hey Everybody! I've just post a new version of the demo to the Itch page: This update adds checkpoints and reduces the difficulty of the game by providing a Casual Mode. You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this... (Read More)

Checkpoint Update Part 1

February 4th - via:
Hey Everybody! I've been working on a level checkpoint system for Lazr. In Casual Mode, levels have checkpoints that activate when the hero touches them, saving the player's progress in that specific level. This makes the difficult levels of Lazr a... (Read More)

Voth Art Complete!

February 3rd - via:
Hey Everyone! I finished up Voth's character sheet today, and planned out how to add "Casual" and "Hardcore" modes to the demo, which will happen this week. I'll talk about them more when that update is posted. There's a few interviews and articles... (Read More)

Cyberpunk Physics Platformer Lazr Hits Kickstarter With Demo

February 2nd - via:
Billed as a Cyberpunk "clothformer," Lazr will release for the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita alongside other platforms should it manage to raise USD 10,000 in funding. (Read More)

New Voth Art!

February 1st - via:
Voth Art Hey everyone! Here's a work in progress character sheet for Voth (he's the main bad guy in the Lazr world). It's not finished, but I think it's far enough along to share. (still in development) A bit of backstory on Voth: he's the oldest... (Read More)

Art Progress!

January 31st - via:
Hey everyone!  Today I'm working on character sheet art for Voth. Here's an in progress gif. Yesterday I did an interview with Plastic Hearts Podcast, but due to technical issues some of the audio wasn't recorded. We'll be doing another one and... (Read More)

Cyberpunk Physics-Enhanced 2D Platformer Lazr Comes to Kickstarter

January 31st - via:
The cyberpunk physics-enhanced 2.5D platformer Lazr has launched on Kickstarter for the PS4, Vita, Switch, Xbox One, and PC. (Read More)

The Portuguese Update

January 30th - via:
Hey Backers! I just updated the demo ( with Brazilian Portuguese localization, bringing the supported languages to English, French, Chinese, Japanese, and Brazilian Portuguese. I'll be adding Russian soon as well, then... (Read More)

Cyberpunk Clothformer 'Lazr' Launches Kickstarter

January 30th - via:
Top Hat Studios and Garrick Campsey have launched a Kickstarter for the 2D platformer Lazr, coming PS4, PS Vita, Switch, Xbox One, and PC in November 2020 (Read More)

LAZR Brings Cyberpunk 2.5D Platforming to Kickstarter for PC, Switch Release

January 30th - via:
There haven’t been a shortage of side-scrolling platformers on Kickstarter over the years, but there has been a distinct lack of games that really try something new. LAZR does just that by not only having a 2.5D viewpoint, but also a cyberpunk world alongside stunning physics. (Read More)

Demo Updated

January 29th - via:
Lazr has been updated based on player feedback! the game's fullscreen and display options have been upgraded.  different fullscreen modes are available, along with a 1280x720 windowed mode.  credits have been moved to the exit screen.    version... (Read More)

LAZR Is A Clothformer That Needs To Be Made

January 28th - via:
LAZR is a new type of game seeking funding on Kickstarter, and we think that it needs to be made. (Read More)

Great Start! We're on our way to meeting our goal.

January 26th - via:
I'd like to thank each backer for believing in this project. Lazr is a living game, and evolves and grows each day as I work on it. Today, I'm happy to post new District Mockups, showing what each corporation's district may look like in the full... (Read More)

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