Chaos Stream is a pure 8bits hardcore vertical shoot’em up, except it’s using ascii and libtcod.
You can download the demo here :

And watch in-game footage here :

[update] you can also follow the game development on this tigsource forum thread:

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  1. Looks neat! Would be better with source or *nux version 🙂

  2. It works probably fine with wine. libtcod is wine-friendly 🙂
    I’ll see if I can get in touch with the dev for a linux native version.