Newly hatched from an egg, our young dragon searches for the important things in life. And to a dragon, that means treasure! Search underground mazes and solve elaborate puzzles in your quest for gems, and see if you can get enough to impress the other dragons! Featuring hundreds of levels and an editor to make more; automatic demo recording; two difficulty settings; and many different objects including treasure chests, replicators, floating balloons, laser beams, glue blocks, gem eaters, conveyor belts, and many more! Between all these traps, this exciting puzzle game requiring a good mixture of reflex action and thoughtful planning.

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We are pleased to announce the release of our latest game, Sub Terra Draconis.

Newly hatched from an egg, a young dragon searches for the important things in life. And to a dragon, that means treasure! Search underground mazes and solve elaborate puzzles in your quest for gems, and see if you can hoard enough to impress the other dragons!

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A classic puzzle challenge, featuring over a hundred levels and many different objects including treasure chests, replicators, floating balloons, fire beams, thieving elves, conveyor belts, gravity switches, and many more! Between all these traps, the levels require a good mixture of reflex action and thoughtful planning; and the varied mechanics keep things interesting to solve.

The puzzles are fair: no luck-based puzzles, no searching for walls you can walk through, and all time limits are optional. Finally, a powerful level editor lets you make your own levels and share them on the Steam workshop.

  • "One of, if not the best puzzle game ever ... It's definetely worth a try for any puzzle fan." - Reloaded.org
  • "Exciting and relaxing at the same time, SubTerra is guaranteed to provide you with many hours of pure enjoyment." - Home of the Underdogs
  • Featured on television by Locomotion.

If you have previously enjoyed games such as Boulder Dash or Rocks n Diamonds, this game may be right up your alley. A demo is available on Steam, so head over and check it out!

Sub Terra Draconis - Story Board Art Progression

Sub Terra Draconis - Story Board Art Progression

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A step-by-step WIP of one of the storyboard screens in Sub Terra Draconis. Sub Terra Draconis is a Boulderdash-like puzzle game. Please help to support...

Sub Terra Draconis Gameplay Video

Sub Terra Draconis Gameplay Video

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A gameplay video of Sub Terra Draconis is now available, featuring the puzzle thinking needed to solve the levels. Please help support us and vote for...

Sub Terra Draconis - on Steam Greenlight

Sub Terra Draconis - on Steam Greenlight

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Sub Terra Draconis, the spiritual successor to Sub Terra I & II is in the making and is now listed on Steam Greenlight! Please lend us your support by...

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franbelle
franbelle

Hi Radiant,

Thanks for the answer ; I gave a glance at the gameplay video and yes, it now looks more puzzle than speed play that's great. Thanks !
Hope beside Steam you also release it on a DRM-free, internet-free plateform such as ich.io, GOG or else.

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Fizzii

Hi Franbelle,

We'll certainly be releasing the game on Itch.io, and also wherever else we can get it on :)

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Radiant! Creator
Radiant!

Hi Franbelle!

Yes, Sub Terra Draconis will incorporate elements from ST2 as well. We're looking at picking the most interesting elements from both games, so elements that are rarely used will possibly be left out. Draconis follows the same design as ST1/ST2, meaning there are substantially more different kinds of game objects than in BD or Supaplex, and the game overall is more a thinking game. I hope that answers your question!

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franbelle
franbelle

By the way, what happened to SubTerra II which was available on your website some years ago ? Has it been incorporated into the newest SuTerra version ?

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franbelle
franbelle

Hi,

Watching the Steam greenlight video it seems to me that the upcoming version is bending more towards Boulderdash or even Supaplex, while the old SubTerra was more on the puzzle side. I mean, action and speed versus brain thinking.
Is that true or a mere distortion of reality due to the low number of levels in the video ?
If this is true I will regret it ; AFAIAC I beleive the strenght of SubTerra was precisly a better balance than Boulderdash.

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