Video Game: The Iconoclasts
is a Metroidvania
platformer game by Joachim "konjak
" Sandberg, formerly a retraux Cave Story
-influenced project called Ivory Springs
. It is about a society that relies on an energy source named "ivory" which is monopolized by a totalitarian government and linked with a religion centered around a goddess. All practice of mechanical engineering is illegal, but the heroine Robin does it anyways.
An alpha version is available here
, a more recent trailer is here
, and the first Ivory Springs
version is available here
, with a true release coming... sometime.
The Iconoclasts contains examples of the following tropes: