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A lovecraftian XCOM => Rise of the Elders: Cthulhu

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by Strange Matter, Feb 4, 2017.

  1. Abu Antar Arcane Patron

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    I reacted on the trailer.

    It's its, it's not it's.
    :baka:
     
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  2. thesheeep Arcane

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    Wouldn't exactly be fun to play a game you know you will lose ;)

    Either way, I could see an X-Com like game with Lovecraft story work pretty well. I mean, nobody expects that you will be able to beat some Great Old Ones and stand triumphant on their corpse. Or a full-on battle against the armies of darkness :lol:
    What is conceivable, however, is to thwart a plan of some cultists to cause a doomsday or something like that.
     
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  3. `Hellion Arbiter

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    This game's artistic direction kinda reminds me of Cthulhu Nation, a browser-based RPG-ish game I used to play ages ago.
     
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  4. Strange Matter Literate

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    I must admit I didn't know that game existed! Looks interesting... I'll check it out! Thanks for bringing it up.
     
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    Interesting. The fact that it is developed for mobile, not very promising.
     
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    Looks cool. Pledged 20 Eurobucks.
     
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  7. Joker Novice

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    A promising project!
     
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  8. Strange Matter Literate

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    Can you guys be any less transparent? :C
     
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  10. Strange Matter Literate

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    What do you mean?
    Is this aimed at Joker or us? (Rise of the Elders)
     
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  11. thesheeep Arcane

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    What do you think?
    That the dude registered here years ago in preparation for this one post? Kinda unlikely, isn't it? :lol:
     
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    Ignore the man behind the curtain.

    We here at Codex welcome all kind of marketing plants, let alone game devs.
     
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  13. Strange Matter Literate

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    I am not sure what we're talking about anymore but for what it's worth, we have no link whatsoever with Joker :whiteknight:
     
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  14. Rather, developer or developer's friend registering for awhile and then coming to shill the game once they started developing it. :M
     
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  15. Galdred Studio Draconis Patron Developer

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    That could be, but it would be a rather underwhelming shill, so that should not be a problem.
     
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  16. Strange Matter Literate

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    Since more and more people are growing suspicious regarding Kickstarter video game projects we decided to release a playable version of the game, to prove that this is real.

    >>> PLAY THE DEMO FOR WINDOWS AND ANDROID <<<

    It was important for us to release this demo before the end of the campaign in order to help us draw attention. The downside of this is that we had only a couple of days to polish a handful of features and to stabilize a build. As a result, this demo represents but a portion of our scope. We still hope you’ll enjoy the vibe. If you do, please consider backing the project and sharing it to your friends!
     
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  18. thesheeep Arcane

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    Wish you good luck!
    Do you have any plan B if KS fails? I mean, you sure did get some attention, but it simply may not be enough.
     
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  19. Strange Matter Literate

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    Plan B is a group suicide.
    We'll pick a nice church somewhere in the classy french countryside and set ourselves on fire. Maybe we'll get attention then :|

    No, seriously... If KS fails we might have to drop the project - plain and simple. We are looking at roughly another year of dev and knowing that the KS community (made of indie-RP-and-Board-gamers) doesn't respond that well is quite troublesome.
    We are also contemplating a simplified design to reduce the scope significantly, but not everybody is on board with that... The idea would be to transform this Lovecraftian XCOM into some sort of Lovecraft GO but with more interactions (less puzzle, more adventure). Now that this idea is out there, let me know what you think!
     
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    Group suicide should not be permitted unless you have all lost your sanity and try to awaken an elder one in the process.
    I pledged to avoid you setting one of our church on fire!
     
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  21. Strange Matter Literate

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    That's the idea... try to awaken the Great F'ph'und Awa G'em so he can put his magic to work!!
    Thanks for pledging my good sir. This battle is not over :salute:
     
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  22. Reapa Doom Preacher

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    the demo is lacking a campaign, character and party creation, itemization, magic and story. it would be fun if escaping required people sacrificing themselves for the rest.
    please get some inspiration from occult chronicles before releasing anything.
     
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    I doubt they will release much more actually:
    :negative:
     
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  24. Reapa Doom Preacher

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    bitter
     
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