A downloadable game for Windows

BOWLING CROSS: DARK LEGACY OF THE DEVIL BOWLER (FINAL FRAME) is the complete version of BOWLING CROSS, a weird GBC-style Battle-Bowling Action RPG - play as a roaming adventurer, using Custom Battle-Bowling Balls to knock down your enemies!

  • Bowling puns
  • Edgy anime antagonist
  • Roguelike-ish phase-based battles (Enemies/Projectiles only move while you're bowling)
  • Ball Customizer
  • Boss fights
  • A story??
  • Minigames
  • Anti-frustration features

  • Z Key / A Button: Confirm (Menu), Bowl (Hold & Release)
  • X Key / B Button: Cancel or Skip (Menu), Spirit (when Spirit meter is full), Speedup (Overworld)
  • ESC Key / Start Button: Pause
  • Arrow Keys / D-Pad: Scroll (Menu), Move

Install instructions

  • Download .ZIP
  • Extract all
  • Run .EXE

Download

Download
BOWLINGCROSS_FINAL.zip 5 MB

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Really charming and fun. Great work.

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what a perfectly fun adventure bowling game!

Is this playable on a GBC? Asking since there are A B and D-pad buttons next to the PC controls.

https://indieoyun.org/bowling-cross-final-frame/

I introduced your game in Turkish.

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reallay i loved

Bowling ball mechanic is great. In general I like the game but I died a lot maybe I am a bad player.

bOW

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This game RULES. I'm honestly horrible at it but the combat system is really unique and fascinating, and I was an instantaneous fan of the idea of a bowling RPG due to growing up playing tons of Canadian bowling. The battle system is actually even better than I was expecting it to be, too!

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This seems like a great game if only I was actually good at it. Great work for creating a great sense of challenge. The music, sound design, gameplay, story and visuals are all really compelling. Can't wait to see more!

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What a creative concept. Liked this one.

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I stumbled across this game purely by accident and boy oh boy am i glad i did.


Its such a fun and unique idea backed up with brilliant and silly writing.

Who would have thought that that a bowling game could be such fun 


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This is crazy good

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super fun concept

Will there ever be a Mac version? I would LOVE to play this but I only have a mac :-(

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Cool game

This looks amazing, Mac version, please!!!

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Отличная игра просто супер

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nice game keep going!

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cool

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Absolutely fantastic ! Loved it thoroughly !

If I had to suggest anything, I just wish the ball customization was a bit more complete. It really feels like there's only 1 or 2 decent builds and different parts don't change much of the ball in the end.

But as I said, the game concept and execution was superb.

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found this by accident, but honestly I had such a wonderful time! check it out if you'd like :) 

(made it into three parts, I upload daily, so, more in the next few days)

on a personal note, I've actually been working on a sports rpg of my own for a while now and this game really motivated me to keep working on it. This has the potential of a full (albite small) game release! you should consider making it into one :) 

The mechanics are a blast, the idea is inventive and fun, the sprite work is really really good and the music works (though I would definitely invest in that department a bit more)

All in all this was a wonderful time with this game and I wholeheartedly recommend it and thank you hwilson for it. 

Stay safe king <3 

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Thanks for enjoying it :) and now I'll always be reading the player dialogue in a Mario voice in my brain

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PS - the dialogue about the King being the Tennis King is a reference to http://www.pcengine.co.uk/HTML_Games/World_Court.htm :)

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Well now I'll have to check it out. can't believe I missed it in my research as I'm literally making a tennis rpg lol

btw my second part of your game is out, final part will be out tomorrow round the same time ;)

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Your voice for the moles in the cave is perfect

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that actually made me so happy to read lol, I'm always a bit nervous about doing voices :p

as promised, here's the final part.


 thanks a bunch for the support, I really appreciate you watching, you're a cool dude! I'll check out your future projects for sure :)

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el juego es bastante bueno, tiene buenas mecanicas y los personajes me gustan bastante

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I... appreciate the gag for when you pick "no blood"

I think it might be the most popular feature

Any chance of a Gameboy/GBA ROM so I can play it on the go and show my friends on the go?

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AAAAAAAA I LOOVEE IT!! Wish it was longer!! Do u plan on making a sequel? Prequel? Part 2? Or a new update? You should definitely, this was surprisingly fun! Love the simplicity. You get what you want, which is bowling! Love the pixel art and the gbc btw, gives me dem good ol nostalgia

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Last video

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Superb game with a great style! I feel like The rules of bowlingare implied in this game mixed with fantasy. Those is the final battle so sorry for spoilers

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Thanks for having a good time with it :) that was a well deserved victory after those endbosses

GARY WAS RIDICULOUS WITH THOSE SKILLS LOL no wonder he was a top student... Now you need to make a game of how Gary loss lol

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Made another video

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aw yeah :) I was waiting for this

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Made a video

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That second boss threw me for a loop! But now I'm at the end and I gotta see this to the end

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Incredible!!! Every game you make really is special but I think this one's my favorite. Thanks for making great games, you're a huge inspiration to me!

<3

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Impressive! 

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This was a delightful game, the perfect amount of quirk, nostalgia, and originality. It reminded me of a deep-cut NES game called "Pinball Quest" that combined pinball with an RPG. This was a similarly fun, unique, and colorful world to play in too. Also, this felt like the perfect length.

The final area was really tough, but I like that if you failed enough you could charge up and use the potion tech to fully heal.

The only thing I wish is that you could buy more in the shops, such as different bowling ball parts for your Customize menu. I would have liked to experiment with that a little more because after I found a build I liked I stopped messing with it. Either way, great game!

Pinball Quest was a big inspiration for this :) thanks for playing, glad you figured out my attempt at an anti frustration feature in the Potion after failures routine

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This was so much fun. I would have loved to have this on my NES back in the day. Keep up the great work! 

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Blaster through this up until the boss, then I thought I would take a break and write this comment. WOW! What a wicked idea. The writing is great even in it's minimal appearance. Awesome game!

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Love the concept and battles. Thought it was simple but it became harder once more obstacle was in the way the first boss reminded me of Kirby as it didn't go much but I need to see this to completion. Nice job

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Love the thumbnail :D thanks for playing

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this just.............bowled me over!

I am so sorry.

To the Bowling King's dungeon you go!

I deserved it!

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