Festival of Magic is an original adventure role-playing game in which the players must fight and farm their way to glory. Join Amon, a desert scavenger and his reluctant companion Gnart, as they unravel the ancient mysteries of Umbra - a world divided by light and magic. The game combines turn-based combat and farming gameplay with exploration and puzzle-packed quests. Grow spuds, tend barnacles and use your harvest as powerful ammunition and spells; load your weapons, team up your companions and get ready for an epic adventure.

Every RPG worth a damn needs to have some goblins! FoM is no different, in fact one of the first enemies you'll meet in the game is a goblin.

Posted by frit on May 13th, 2013

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Like any other character design we want our goblins to feel original and we want the story to back up their existence.

I started collecting tons of references for goblins and similar mythical humanoids - a good way to know what to avoid and what to keep. In the end the most important thing in a good character design is personality. I wanted FoM's goblins to have plenty of personality ranging from goofy to sinister.

Here's few sketches I did.


We decided to go with a couple of the designs and started doing some more eloborate b/w concepts.


A goblin warrior riding a green lama like creature (a lima maybe?).


So what's your favorite goblins of all time?

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LordNelson7
LordNelson7 May 13 2013, 12:35pm says:

Wow great concept art! I LOVE it!

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frit Author
frit May 13 2013, 12:40pm says:

Thanks my lord! New interview up on Nintendo Life!

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Emiya-Archer
Emiya-Archer May 13 2013, 12:54pm says:

Interesting variation on Goblins you have there. (the one on the Lama).

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©orporatefilth™
©orporatefilth™ May 24 2013, 7:58am says:

You guys have a wicked concept artist, looks great

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Earthlock: Festival of Magic
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