Trials of Fear is a new content expansion for Dandara, and it comes as a free update to all existing owners of the original game.
It includes the following new content, features and improvements:
Explore beyond The Hidden Realms, where Salt’s fears reside
A new big boss
New powers and mechanics
A new secret ending
16 new music tracks! These new tracks focus on the gloomy aesthetics that reverberates in all hidden places of the Salt
A whole new focus on story, fleshing out the lore of the Salt and its inhabitants. Find new descriptions, dialogues and cutscenes for existing characters and environments!
Features & Improvements
Following the initial launch of Dandara, new features were released through patches that players might have missed. These are still part of the Trials of Fear Edition, alongside new ones, including:
Map Rotation - The map can be rotated to align with player’s north.
Assist Modifiers - Modifiers that can be added to make the game easier. They can be freely mixed and matched at any time. These include:
Revive on the same room
Hard Modifiers - Modifiers can be added to make the game more difficult, and mixed and matched as desired. They can be activated in the beginning of a new game once the game is beaten. These modifiers include:
Take double damage
Additional various quality-of-life, gameplay and level design improvements
The world of Salt hangs on the brink of collapse. The citizens, once free spirits, now stand oppressed and isolated. But not all is lost, for out of this aether of fear arises a heroine, a ray of hope. Her name is Dandara.
Welcome to a unique 2D metroidvania platformer full of mystical creatures and boundless exploration. Defy gravity as you jump across floors, walls, and ceilings alike. Discover the mysteries and secrets hidden throughout the world of Salt and its diverse array of characters. Empower Dandara for combat and survival against enemies bent on oppression.
Awaken, Dandara, to bring freedom and balance to this directionless world.
ENTER THE HIDDEN REALMS - The Trials of Fear Edition* adds 3 new areas to explore, a new big boss, new powers and mechanics, new music tracks, a new secret ending, as well as many quality of life updates and more!
UNCOVER THE SALT - The Trials of Fear Edition adds a whole new focus on story, fleshing out the lore of the Salt and its inhabitants. Find new descriptions, dialogues and cutscenes for existing characters and environments!
INNOVATIVE CONTROLS - Built natively for both touchscreen and gamepad input, movement and combat interact smoothly and seamlessly.
BOUNDLESS EXPLORATION - Traverse across the esoteric world of Salt through fast and fluid jumps off any surface, unhindered by gravity, in lovingly crafted environments.
CHALLENGING PROGRESSION - Use a combination of speed & skill, wits & reflexes, to solve puzzles, earn power-ups, and access areas previously unreachable.
BEAUTIFUL AND IMMERSIVE WORLD - A visual and auditory wonderland comes to life through gorgeous handcrafted pixel art and original soundtrack compositions.
* Dandara: Trials of Fear Edition content is free to download to all existing owners of Dandara.
- February 06, 2018 Initial release
- March 23, 2019 New version 1.1.6
- March 23, 2019 Price decrease: $14.99 -> $5.99
- June 14, 2019 New version 1.1.7
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- October 09, 2019 Price decrease: $5.99 -> $2.99
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- March 08, 2020 New version 1.1.9
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