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Thanks for pointing that out -- can't change it in the article now, but here's an updated link: Soldak.com
Pausable real time. :)
$4.99, with a slight launch week discount.
It'll be on Steam, and ArcenGames.com tomorrow; with other distributors likely to follow.
There are a variety of customization options, all in place already (no more will be coming, it's all done in this regard):
- When you start out, you choose your character and their custom stats (randomly rolled, but you can reroll).
- As you level up, you choose 1 perk out of 4 available for each of 16 levels.
- Every 3 or so levels, you get a new "mage class cache" and get to choose a whole new set of spells that are more powerful.
- Around the world you'll find treasure chests that give you equipment that give you temporary bonuses or penalties -- the equipment breaks if you die or if you take too many hits.
- There are four different feats that you can steal from skelebot research facilities and equip on your character to get new movement abilities.
And that's just the character side of things. Really, the bulk of the focus is on the civilization itself, and the world map is your oyster so to speak. You're engaged in warfare and capturing and exploiting the lands around you with survivors that you recruit to your cause. It's very much a Metroidvania game meets a strategy game. So it doesn't have traditional RPG-style character improvements because this isn't remotely an RPG; but for a Metroidvania title, I don't think there's one with more customization options off the top of my head.
Nope, we're leaving AVWW 1 as is (though we still plan on potentially some more content updates). All the new art is going toward AVWW 2.
Cheers dirkson. :)
Apologies everyone, for some reason a few of the images didn't correctly show up in the post. You can see them in full by clicking the link at the post. Thanks!
- Erik Johnson
Crap, I could swear it wasn't like that when I submitted. Sorry about that!
One of the developer's here. Yeah, the only 'DRM' in our games is the simple licence key. The game will work across multiple platforms.
Thanks! Yes, we got some complaints with the art early on in development, but most who play it feel anything that was inconsistent was because of the lack of video quality for our trailer. Even in HD it just doesn't do it justice comparably to actually playing.
Shardz, your profile is set to private so I can't send you a key through the message system, either message me or comment on one of our game's pages on here so we can get you your prize. Thanks!
This thread is now closed, the number generated was 238, which means with a guess of 234 hasaosan is closet and wins a copy of AI War. Check your inbox.
This thread is now closed, the generated number is 44, which means with a guess of 45 Imagamer45 is closest. A copy of A Valley Without Wind will arrive via priavte message shortly, congrats!
This thread is now closed. The generated number is 174, meaning with a guess of 177 Shardz is closet to and wins a free copy of Tidalis. Congrats, and it's heading toward your inbox now.
Sorry for not responding sooner, I thought I'd be able to finish the drawing before flying out for the holiday weekend but was mistaken. Sorry again about that, I'll figure out the winners right now.
Congrats to these awesome games. :)
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This contest is now closed. The number generated is 77, that means JEmmaB guessed it right on! Congrats and check your private messages for your copy of AI War. :D
This contest is now closed. The number generated is 18, that means WalterBR is nearest with a guess of 23. Congrats and check your inbox for your copy of Tidalis!
This contest is now closed. The number generated is 44, that means TooMiserable is the nearest guess and wins a copy of A Valley Without Wind. Congrats and check your private messages!
Cheers, happy to run it. :)
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The number generated was 146--meaning with a guess of 124 Coppermantis is closest to with a guess of 124! Congrats and check your private message system for your copy of AVWW and Tidalis.
This thread is now closed, thanks to everyone who participated! We got into the top 100 for the IOTY contest, so look for another giveaway sometime later this week. :)