Another Castle - a rouguelike / platformer hybrid

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  1. Uncade

    Uncade Well-Known Member

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    #1 Uncade, Sep 1, 2012
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    Oh Noes! Your girlfriend / fire sword / ham and cheese sandwich is in Another Castle!

    Another Castle combines classic platforming gameplay with the randomness of a rouguelike. You play as Andy, a kid who's looking for a random item, whether it be a kick ass magical sword, a wizard hat, or royalty. To find the item you must run, jump, and fight your way through a randomly generated castle. When you beat the game, you sadly won't get the item, as it's always in another castle. Instead, the item is now unlocked and can be found in future playthroughs of the game.

    Check out the Kickstarter for the game here:
    http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/uncadedave/another-castle

    You can play the current prototype at AnotherCastleTheGame.com

    Here's the current development update:


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  2. skeletonlord

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    #2 skeletonlord, Sep 1, 2012
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    This looks really good!

    Is it like Kid Vector? Looking forward to the free web version.
     
  3. Uncade

    Uncade Well-Known Member

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    Thanks!

    It uses a lot of the same codebase as Kid Vector, as well as Haunted Hallway, so the platforming will feel the similar. This is going to be a much larger game, with all of the levels being randomly generated.
     
  4. skeletonlord

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    Thanks for the reply!

    I really enjoyed Kid Vector (I haven't finished all the levels yet though), so I will most probably get this game.

    Can you tell us when the web demo will be released?
     
  5. Uncade

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    I trying to get the first web prototype out within a week or two, but It'll be pretty barebones. From there I'll be adding content to the prototype and eventually alpha and beta. I'm shooting for the final release of the game on iOS to be around the end of 2013.
     
  6. skeletonlord

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    So your going to be releasing a web alpha/beta version of the game via a website, and are going to update that version throughout next year?
     
  7. Uncade

    Uncade Well-Known Member

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    Yup, that's the gist of it.
     
  8. Misguided

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    haha, that's brilliant!
     
  9. Exact-Psience

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    It is... isnt it? :D

    The premise alone is awesome. And knowing that this will have Kid Vector's functionality, this is going to be instabuy. And the Random levels will make this a total must-have.
     
  10. turakm

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    can this come out now?
     
  11. Exact-Psience

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    If this game delivers the way I percieve it, it will definitely be on my device forever. Ha!
     
  12. Uncade

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    I just uploaded the first prototype to AnotherCastleTheGame.com.
    It's super barebones at the moment, but I wanted to get a version out as early as possible to start getting feedback.
     
  13. ninjackid

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    Holy crap! This sounds awesome! Really dug Kid Vector!
     
  14. geniusman95

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    Sounds great!
     
  15. drelbs

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    Just played the web prototype, and this is gonna be one hell of a cool game!
     
  16. skeletonlord

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    Sweet! I'll be playing that later today!
     
  17. geniusman95

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    The prototype is looking good
     
  18. Uncade

    Uncade Well-Known Member

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    I just updated the prototype to version 0.02

    This update includes:
    A Yo Yo attack
    Flying eyeballs
    Treasure chests
    Heart Containers
    Potions
    and an energy drink

    You can play it here

    I've also put up a quick youtube video showing off the update:

     
  19. Misguided

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    I'm not a platformer guy, but this seems like such a great idea.
     
  20. Clash Force

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    I'm not a huge fan of randomly generated, but this looks really cool. I love the 2 1/2D style.
     

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