Skip to main content

Starting old-school RPG project

Kostas here, after completing Omelette I decided to go for a bigger game project. This will be a retro-styled dungeon RPG with story elements from Final Fantasy games and combat elements from Hammerfight.


More on the game story will be announced later on. The gameplay is largely physics-centered, powered by ExtremePhysics.

Features designed so far:

  • Animated characters
  • Physics-based combat
  • Ragdoll-animation character deaths
  • Slow-motion and blur effects (shown on character death)
  • Breakable crates with gold and items
  • Inventory system
  • Lighting system


A glimpse of the inventory system:


You may find it hard at first to get used to the combat system. I may change it to a more traditional system later, but I find this one quite interesting. It takes from Konstantin Koshutin's game Hammerfight, which is one of my favorite games and I recommend trying it out.

The game has a long way to go yet. I expect to put a lot of work on developing the story and designing characters, monsters, items and environments.

You can try out the bare-bones prototype pictured in the screenshots here:

Download for Windows
ZIP file - download, extract and run saga.exe
5 MB

Thanks for reading. Stay in touch for more info on the game's development.

- Kostas V

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Stick Veterans (or "I never thought this moment would come")

A personal project of mine based on the Stick Soldiers series, a project I first posted about 2 years ago, has finally seen the light with its first public version being uploaded on Gamejolt and Itch.io.


100 Maps

Stick Veterans has only recently reached the "100 maps milestone", a feat for which I need to thank you guys.


Digital Forensics: Imaging

Hello! Sorry for being inactive so much time but summer lasted a little bit longer than usual..!

Regarding my digging in digital forensics, i decided to create a series of posts beginning with imaging. So today i will show you the three most prevalent formats of "post-mortem" imaging and how to obtain them (on a *nix system) from a test disk.

The discussed formats are the following:
(1) Raw Format
(2) Expert Witness Compression Format (or ewf)
(3) Advanced Forensic Format (or aff)