For this recurring segment, we will be highlighting the five biggest stories on IndieDB for the prior week. Whether it's demo releases for upcoming indie games, Kickstarter campaign announcements, or important stories that affect the indie gaming as a whole, you'll find them rounded up here each week.
The Week of July 6 2018
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The story has only begun - the players will finish it. Your choices, and the choices of every player, will drive a living story and determine the fate of the city of Iskendrun. Paired with an explosive real-time, combo-based battle system, your decisions will change the story forever. Choose your allies wisely.
Meet Enrique Sánchez Acosta, the Ph.D. computer scientist, R&D software engineer and computer chess programmer behind Chessaria’s Artificial Intelligence. In this interview Enrique discusses the challenge of creating a mission-based chess engine for the needs of Chessaria.
From: Epic Games
In a post on the official Unreal Engine community feed, Epic Games has announced that the latest round of the Unreal Dev Grants program will be distributing $1 Million in funding to 37 teams creating games using the Unreal Engine. This is a significant increase in total funding since the last time we covered the program, which reached just $80,000 in funding for developers, and included VR development projects.
Cathedral is an upcoming game by DecemberBorn which takes you back to the roots of NES gaming and the 8 bit era. Its main focus is on exploring an unknown world, trying to figure out where and who you are. Discover hidden areas, investigate towns and avoid both traps as well as the dangerous creatures that inhabit this strange world.