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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FelixWunderlich Aug 21 2012 says:

wow this looks like it's gonna be good :D i haven't played a good jrpg in ages, so looking forward to this.

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bendikstang Creator
bendikstang Aug 24 2012 replied:

Thanks! The whole team loves RPGs and JRPGs and this will be our attempt on making something we would love to play ourselves.

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metawe Aug 3 2012 says:

Looks great!

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dCepT Creator
dCepT Aug 3 2012 replied:

Thanks! We're all stoked to see this guy move! We'll do a video update when he does!

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Leowing Aug 3 2012 replied:

Don't! This guy is pretty scary! D:
...I'm kidding :p
PS: I accidently clicked on the "bury comment" button.
Sorry for that! Because I honestly believe in your work. :)

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dCepT Creator
dCepT Aug 7 2012 replied:

No problem :) I got a mail notification saying just that. The comment popped up on here again now.

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Hanska Creator
Hanska Aug 3 2012 replied:

Thanks, we're glad you like it!

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MattisBodtker Creator
MattisBodtker Aug 3 2012 replied:

Thank you very much! We'll have more awesome stuff to share soon! :) Hans Kristian (Hanska) will be posting more gorgeous 3D art too.

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Leowing Jul 26 2012 says:

Tracking! :)
Can't wait to pre-order your project.
I can see a great potential in this game.

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MattisBodtker Creator
MattisBodtker Jul 27 2012 replied:

Thank you! Glad you like what you have read and seen so far :)

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dCepT Creator
dCepT Jul 26 2012 replied:

Thank you so much! Awesome to hear! We'll make sure to keep this place updated!

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