Tired of invading dungeons? It’s time you build your own. War for the Overworld is a Dungeon Management Game that employs your favourite aspects of the RPG, RTS and god game genres. In War for the Overworld, you will play as a malevolent Underlord with unrivaled dark power and an insatiable desire for bloody conquest. Excavate your dungeon and populate it with dozens of unique rooms that will attract myriad creatures to your halls to work and fight for you. In addition to creatures you have destructive spells and powerful rituals to cast upon any unsuspecting goodly hero (or rival Underlord) who dares trespass your unholy halls.

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WFTO Wednesday

Hey folks,

This week we have been busy cracking away on the campaign and at all the areas of the game still awaiting polish. In this edition of WFTO Wednesday we’ll be talking a little about Saturday’s livestream and having a small highlight into the ongoing development of sounds.

Livestream Recap

On Saturday four members of our development team participated in a three hour long livestream, placed completely at your mercy we were bombarded with your questions and we made sure to answer as many of these as possible while still showing off a whole bunch of new things.

We covered a whole bunch of topics during the livestream including:

  • Our plans running up to release
  • Unit Sounds & More Sounds in other areas of the game
  • Plans post-release
  • Support for community-created content
  • and more!

If you missed the livestream then you can catch the video on demand over on Youtube and embedded just below! It's a fairly long one so be sure you have plenty of time!

Game Sounds

Over the past few weeks we’ve been asked where development stands regarding sounds as not many are currently implemented on the public branch. We’re happy to report that we actually have a huge collection of audio assets awaiting implementation into the game and we expect that most of these will be headed in for 0.7.0.

The integration of Audio assets has always fallen by the wayside as we’ve focussed on developing and implementing new features, it’s within these last few weeks prior to release that we’ll finally be hooking them all in! This short video demonstrates some of the new sound hooks for units using a few of our placeholder sounds.

We still have a few more sounds to finish up alongside new VFX and we’re to start recording individual lines for our units extremely soon, every unit’s personality will shine through in their audio, we can’t wait for you to hear them!

Campaign Preview

The campaign rolls ever forward and with it the realm of Kairos is finally taking shape, as per our covenant we are pleased to present another very special preview of the campaign this week.

Below you can see an almost final piece of concept art for the campaign map, in the release version this map will be a 3D model seen through a looking glass, this looking glass will enable us to easily expand the game with more campaigns in the future.

Kairos Campaign Map Concept


Your conquests in the realm of Kairos will be reflected as your forces swarm and scorch the surface of the overworld! Chart your progress and the course of the war on the map and witness the fall of an Empire as you bring it to it’s knees!

That about wraps it up for this week, be sure to drop by next Wednesday for news on some long awaited changes!

Until next time Underlord,
- WFTO Team

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null. Jan 21 2015, 6:30pm says:

I'm so looking forward to the release, can't wait to finally being able to play this after reading about all the updates in the past months.

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scratch
scratch Jan 9 2015, 10:33am says:

Are you guys planning to release a demo of some sort?

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Noontide Creator
Noontide Jan 9 2015, 12:19pm replied:

Probably upon release yes. :)

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Explov3r
Explov3r Jan 10 2015, 9:47am replied:

Yes would be awesome, I seriously need demo tryout . :P

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moddlord1
moddlord1 Jan 5 2015, 1:22pm says:

Tracking.

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Noontide Creator
Noontide Jan 5 2015, 2:20pm replied:

Thanks Moddlord1 :) We've just regained control of the page and we'll be keeping it more up to date from now on.

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JamyzGenius
JamyzGenius Dec 9 2013, 6:50am says:

I NEED THIS!!! Thanks for making this game guys, i loved Dungeon Keeper when i was a child, watch this is amazing!. You guys are the best!

I should get this game for Xmas! :)

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MillyRainbowskittlez
MillyRainbowskittlez Jan 25 2013, 4:59am says:

I want to cry. I personally cant back it ( no funds) But i will deff spread teh word. By the gods this has to be done right DX<

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asghard
asghard Jan 4 2013, 7:09am says:

All this is so ... Badass. The return of Dungeon Keeper...

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ServoIS
ServoIS Dec 31 2012, 2:33am says:

Suggestion for new room type, frost room attracts yetis and other ice monsters, downsize is having them in sleeping area of other monsters may drive them away or make them upset esp fire based monsters..

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