Created in homage to Populous, Reprisal lets you take control of a tribe, guiding them, building land and making them grow in number. Using special totem powers you can control nature itself unleashing its full fury on anyone that stands in your way. But be warned, other tribes may not take too kindly to your intentions and will put up a fight! Desktop edition includes: Enhanced full stereo chip tunes to nod along too, Unlock-able challenge islands, Offline local storage and Enhanced full screen display features! It also includes a full standalone PC installer and Mac App version. Includes 'The Making of Reprisal', a 38 page digital book charting the highs and lows of over a years development! ★★ ★★

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1 comment by reprisaluniverse on Jul 22nd, 2014

I realise I've not posted much about the actual development lately, so here’s a number of screen shots in a story board style and some comments. 

First up is the screen showing overall progress. I call this the ‘Sky Map’. It will give you an overview of your progress so far in the game, score and also notice the ‘Universe Rank’. This is your position in the universe compared with all the other players around the world. 

Once past the progress screen your presented with the star system (providing you have collected the first Amulet on your home planet) Once here you can drag and explore the system travelling between different planets. The only thing that will stop your progress is you ‘Influence’ range. If a planet is outside this range then you wont be able to get to it. You can expand your influence by successfully reprising islands. 

You will also have a journal that charts the amulets you have collected - a total of 10 need to be discovered - and also entries that are logged as you progress. This is quite a new feature and will help to drive narrative I hope. You’ll be able to call this page up at any point in the star system section. 

This screen shot shows the island views for the selected planet. You can scroll through these but will need to Reprise each island in order to unlock the next. You will also be able to see how discovered this planet, how many explorer’s are at the planet, who last settled the planet and also which explores left Legacy’s on the islands. Legacy’s allow players to customise and change the islands leaving them for other explorer’s to play. 

Once you’ve selected an island, your into the game! - Expand, build, use totems, use new Wonder totems, collect XP and so on … 

The above screen shot shows a XP item has been collected. XP will allow you to upgrade and improved your totem powers. 

Here's the class upgrade screen. All but three of the totem powers can be upgraded in 5 levels of class. Depending on a totems class level different behaviours occur such as length of time the totem is active for, or power of the totem. 

That's it for this update, I'll leave you with this animation of Hestia rumbling across the landscape causing havoc! :D

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Namelessness Oct 19 2013, 5:27am says:

With the pending Steam release of Reprisal, will Steam keys be offered to people that own the game on Desura ?
The Free-To-Play aspect is limited to the DRM-free download available on or will the Steam version also released as Free-To-Play ?

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reprisaluniverse Oct 20 2013, 9:53am replied:

Hi, yes for all those that brought a full version of Reprisal on Desura, you will get a Steam key for free! The Steam version is Reprisal ... but more so. A lot is being rewritten and adding to the game based on feedback it's had over the last 12 months. It's going to be a v2 :D

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Grigio87 Oct 11 2013, 1:20pm says:

Hi! I had some troubles to install this game in linux version. I can't install .air extension because i don't have Adobe AIR and this product is no more available for linux S.O. ... Any suggest?

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mortenb123 Dec 10 2013, 3:22pm replied:

Hi I'm not sure about this one but I run other adobe air stuff like the wimp player which I use everyday under wine. Install wine and create a disk for it, then unpack and install the program there.

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VoidSpawn Oct 11 2013, 12:46am says:

Would be nice to be able to choose which tribe to attack when there are more than one enemy. Cos when there is one weak enemy and an enemy stronger than you,it is better to devote all your soldiers to attack the weak one to get more land than to split up your forces.

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reprisaluniverse Oct 20 2013, 9:54am replied:

You can do this by clicking on the other tribes icons to grey them out. Grey-ed out tribes will not be targeted when you've selected the attack mode.

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oooosuck Sep 2 2013, 1:18am says:

hi, what the forest do?

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reprisaluniverse Oct 20 2013, 9:55am replied:

Use them to increase fire damage! Plant them around enemy settlements and set them alight to start forest fires.

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ManBearPig! Aug 15 2013, 11:36pm says:

Love this game! Simple, yet very addictive. Keep up the good work!

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reprisaluniverse Oct 20 2013, 9:56am replied:

Working on it!! :D

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Highest Rated (6 agree) 10/10

Just amazing.

Jun 29 2012, 9:42am by domzz

Lowest Rated (2 agree) 5/10

If you didn't enjoy Populous in the first place then you won't be enjoying this either.

-Lot's of green

-Clunky, bad controls
-Hard to see where are you placing things
-You wether like or hate the art style
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