A downloadable game for Windows

A meta adventure game about friendship and experience points, set within a fictional game world. Created in 2 1/2 weeks for A Game By Its Cover 2017 (@AGBICjam), based on a Famicase cartridge design by Chiwis:

After 30 years, an old adventurer comes out of retirement to gain one last level, the arduous level 99. As the dust falls off the rusty blade thoughts of regret and awakened wonderment of what is to come begin to seep in...


  • Navigation: Arrow keys, WASD
  • [B1] Menu: Z or period
  • [B2] Action:  X or /


View the Submission Page, share your thoughts in the message board and be sure to check out the other great games from AGBICjam 2017!

AGBIC 2017 Diversifiers:

  • Winnitron!
    • Only 2 buttons and 4 directions allowed for controls
  • glitch lyfe
    • Silly, non-gamebreaking bugs were left unfixed
  • Fuck This Jam
  • Remember to FLOSS!


  • Original Famicase design and game concept (tagline) © 2017 Chiwis. Used with permission.
  • Source code & graphics assets created & developed by Ramifactor
  • Music by Scott Buckley - www.scottbuckley.com.au
  • SFX created by Ramifactor from original recordings by:
    • jorickhoofd, bajko, btherad2000, cabled_mess, ppfpower87, denao270, dobroide, Dymewiz, iujhu, j1987, jasonelrod, LiamG_SFX, lucktheone, littlerobotsoundfactory, toefur, MrAuralization, naturenutt, DamianMinnie, nickyg11p, Samulis, Omar Alvarado, swuing, pogmothoin, 7778, Yap_Audio_Production and Esper Studio

Finally, a huge thanks to anyone who has taken the time to play the game and provide constructive feedback to help make the game better.

ramifactor.itch.io Ramifactor on YouTube @Ramifactor @Ramifactor on Mastodon Ramifactor on IndieDB


rusty-blade-win.zip 6 MB
Version 1.4.2 Sep 30, 2018

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