The newest version of Through adds Altars and Ghosts.

Posted by on

Through v2.1 adds two new features: Altars and Ghosts.

Altars are new special blocks that emit an aura that affects all squares around them. Trick your opponents into fighting in negative auras and keep them out of the positive ones. It adds a nice tactical element allowing smart players to turn the tides in their favor. Altars do not show up in Beginner difficulty. You'll start seeing them a few floors into Tough difficulty and right out the gate in Insane.

Below is an image of an Altar a Pain that damages anyone who steps into its aura (like that skeleton).

Altar

The next new feature is Ghosts. Ghosts are a new enemy that begin appearing when you spend a lot of time on a single floor. They can't take damage or be killed, so you will want to get off the floor before they start appearing. This feature replaces the hunger clock so you no longer have to worry about eating. Ghosts are intended to encourage players to think about when they can safely rest and when they have to keep pushing on.

For a detailed change list, check out the patch notes in the forum.

Post comment Comments
PandaDan
PandaDan

Keep up with the good work, you've got a really nice game on your hands.

Reply Good karma Bad karma+2 votes
ildamos
ildamos

Amen. Thinking of doing a review about this too. Might not be in the near future but I'm might interested. Here's a sample free software review: Imbacore.blogspot.com

Reply Good karma Bad karma+1 vote
porousnapkin Author
porousnapkin

That'd be great! I'd love to read some feedback. Just want to note that the game is still a work in progress, so feel free to point out what direction you'd like the game to be moving in as well. And send me a link if you do write it.

Reply Good karma+1 vote
Post a comment

You are not logged in, your comment will be anonymous unless you join the community. Or sign in with your social account:

News
Browse
News
New
Post news
Share
Related Games
Through
Through Roguelike
Related Engines
Unity
Unity Commercial