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 May 24 2013, 11:56am says:

Thank you for the non-Desura DRM-free giveaway.

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Gnodler May 9 2013, 2:56pm says:

This is certainly the best indie game I've ever played.

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stimie01 Mar 29 2013, 4:31pm says:

saw them playing this on twitch on looked fun couldnt find it on steam so i wandered and found it on desura

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Player_Review May 10 2013, 8:44am replied:

Also, it is on Steam Greenlight, so definitely give it a big fat "yes" so we can have it there too.

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reprisaluniverse Mar 31 2013, 7:02am replied:

Glad you found it! :D

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intergang Feb 27 2013, 4:09am says:

Hello, will there be an update soon, there doesn't seem to be any content yet that isn't in the free version? Maybe sets of themed levels like you get to later on in the first Populous. Like candy or electronic worlds.

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reprisaluniverse Mar 8 2013, 5:03am replied:

Yes hopefully I'll be able to add more, I'm just finishing off another game I've been helping with for the past 2 years but as soon as that's released I'll be revisiting :D

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intergang Mar 28 2013, 12:46am replied:

I am very glad to hear it your going to revisit Reprisal and that your still devoted to it. In the age of cloud gaming, you can definately re-monitzie this game with new content to keep drawing in new players. Any chance we can hear about the othe game your working on?

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reprisaluniverse Mar 31 2013, 7:04am replied:

The new game is called Battle Keep which is going to be a multi player boom-em-up! We are working hard on getting this finished and is top of our list at the moment. It's been a long development process! More news hopefully soon ...

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Mr_fish_taco Jan 3 2013, 8:50pm says:

just played the demo, it is so fun! gunna buy the full game!

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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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Oct 24 2012, 2:11pm by little_caesar

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