Key Features

  • Set in beautiful fantastical world, with hand drawn environments.
  • Minimal combat interface for easy access, but deep progression system allows extensibility.
  • Original sound track
  • Crafting system allowing players to create unique ammo for weapons.
  • Relationship based combat, where the relationship between characters can be levelled up unlocking unique combat abilities, encouraging the player to play in different ways.

Settings and StoryEarthlock Festival of magic is set in the fantastical world of Umbra. Two thousand years ago, before the telling of our adventure, Umbra stopped rotating leaving half the world in light (Zenit) and the other in darkness (Nadir). During the great halt, the high tech and advanced civilizations that ruled were almost entirely destroyed leaving but few. The players adventure starts two thousand years after the Deadly Halt…

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2 comments by bendikstang on Mar 20th, 2015

Hey everyone!

Here's a report from GDC 2015!

This year we brought Bendik, Frits, Eivind, Kenny and Thomas for the show floor at GDC Play. Eivind won a scolarship so he has been off to lectures about Artificial Intelligence and other cool stuff.

We were invited to showcase Earthlock at Microsoft's indie event in San Francisco. It was a superb event with a bunch of other awesome indie developers we were proud to be amongst.

Progression update

Since GDC we have been busy with:

  • Moving the project from Unity4.6 to Unity5
  • Changed Version System to Perforce
  • Cleaned up the whole project removing unused assets and obsolete elements.
  • The art team is busy making new concept art for all the areas that still need to make it into the game. Here's a sample:

It has been a bit tedious, but now that it is done, we feel lighter and are ready to take on the last part of the journey.

And here is the gameplay trailer

I'd also like to introduce Thomas French, our new Senior Game Designer. Thomas started working for us this month, and is bringing a lot of experience to our team. He spent the last 10 years with Rockstar North working on GTA4 and GTA5.

Best regards,
Snowcastle Games

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Guest Jan 25 2013 says:

This is an amazing game! Great work! I

Mackenzie Neumann - Media Composer

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TerranAmbassador Jan 22 2013 says:

A JRPG that actually looks interesting? My heart! It cannot bear the shock!


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dCepT Creator
dCepT Jan 23 2013 replied:

Hahaha! Yeah, well we're trying to inject other elements we like into it as well! Glad we manage to get you excited!

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Piemanlives Jan 22 2013 says:

Game is looking better and better every update, glad I've been traking you guys for so long!

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dCepT Creator
dCepT Jan 23 2013 replied:

So glad you like it so far! Hope we can continue raising the bar ;) Thanks for tracking!

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d10sfan Jan 11 2013 says:

looks like fun, tracking! by the way, you planning on a linux version?

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dCepT Creator
dCepT Jan 23 2013 replied:

Unity4 supports Linux as well. If we end up on a publishing platform that supports it, like steam, I don't see why we won't come out with a linux version as well :)

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d10sfan Jan 24 2013 replied:

ok great!

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tschery Jan 3 2013 says:

Just found out you guys will be on ouya! AWESOME

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dCepT Creator
dCepT Jan 23 2013 replied:

Yup! We've gotten the devkit and are experimenting with the OUYA now :)

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