Nixel Wow! Thanks! I'm glad you are liking this so much. I've actually had it on the back burner for the past two weeks while I start another project and was finishing up a big work project that was pretty draining.
I actually just bought an old NES and the games I always loved. My game is nowhere near as hard as the old NES games haha, it's far too forgiving!
I was about to start another boss battle similar to the Bell Tower one but work got in the way and I need solid days to do art for this project. The possesed king battle will have a giant gross heat appear in the around the screen and shoot at you. The Bell boss battle was finished not long after I posted the video. Past the half way point with the levels :)
As for the music, that's going to be paid for, if the musicians haven't used it for anything else. They are all original songs apparently. There is an nes contest where these guys get together and compete to make the best nes songs. They do an excellent job. But I think I have 7-10 different guys music and I'll have to narrow it down. I've ended up changing some of them too!
I can't wait to get the dwarf following the player in game :D
Anyhow this is on hold for a month and then I'll be right back at it until it's finished!
Thanks again for the extremely kind words!