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Link: Pixel Love
Developer The Village Blacksmith
Released: Newgrounds
May 22, 2012
Featured: January 14, 2013
Platform Flash
Control scheme: Keyboard
No. of levels: 30
Data saved: In-game progress
Genre(s): Puzzle, Platform
Website(s): JayisGames, Newgrounds, BigDinoGames

Recursion is a retro puzzle platformer game released on Newgrounds on May 22, 2012 by The Village Blacksmith. It was featured on Pixel Love the Monday of January 14, 2013. The player controls an alien with the aim of reaching the goal flag at the end of each level.


  • Move
    • Left.png Right.png Left and right arrow keys
    • A_key.png D_key.png A and D keys
  • Jump
    • Space.png Spacebar
    • Up.png Up arrow key
    • J, W and Z keys
    • Down.png Down arrow key - Jump when upside down


Recursion has thirty levels. The first level, opened when the player starts a new game, shows five images in sequence depicting the backstory.


A ship with an alien is descending rapidly towards the planet's surface. The alien is unable to save the ship from falling and it crashes onto a blue peak of land.


  • First scene
  • Second scene
  • Third scene
  • Fourth scene
  • Fifth scene

Level 1

This level introduces the player to the controls for moving. The alien's ship can be seen in the background. With two steps leading towards the goal flag, the player only needs to guide the alien all the way to the right using the arrow keys until the alien touches the goal flag. The level prompts the player to do so by automatically pausing the game while the alien is moving to the player's right.


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In the last level, the alien meets a girl, and the two fall in love. The clouds' appear to be happy as the alien and the girl make their way off the planet and into space.

  • First scene
  • Second scene
  • Third scene


Reprisal has two tracks.

Recursion Menu
Recursion Main
Menu Game

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