Hi Nate, welcome aboard! If you like RPGs /stories / hard choices / adventures why not have a look at my games? They both have free demos (the first hour of gameplay). Enjoy!
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If you like to play RPG's with good stories here are my two games for you. The free demos cover the first hour of gameplay, for more DM me at email@example.com and I'll send you a free download key. Many thanks and have fun!
Thanks very much for standing up for RPG Maker! I've never understood why people can hate a game only because the dev used this game engine. I've also used RPG Maker Ace for my 2 games, spent more than 750 hours on each to polish, try out interesting game mechanics and write good stories, and it taught me a lot about game design too; when you don't have all the nice graphics options of Unity etc. you have to think very hard to make the best of your little engine. So, I'll gladly try out your game and wish you the best of luck!
I have two RPG-games for you. Benjamin of Blackstone Edge is a classical coming-of-age tale in which you play as a 17-year-old farm boy in a medieval/fantasy setting. After many adventures and hard choices, if all goes well, you'll end up as the new king. The game has 2 main branches, different ends and many sidequests.
In Moonstone Deep, also an RPG, you can enjoy interesting tales, play detective and solve a hideous crime, fight deadly enemies, solve intriguing puzzles, play minigames, win/lose your money at gambling, loot, trade, open a bank account and much more. Tough choices await you and three possible ends: happy end, bad end, and permadeath. You start in the rich mining village of Moonstone Deep and play as Ryan Manolesta, a thief.
Both games have a FREE demo (the first hour of gameplay), try it out! If you like them, send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and I'll send you free download codes. In the game pages you will find screenshots and videos. Have fun!
Many thanks for offering us this opportunity! Take care.
I've made 2 RPG story driven games https://criacuervos.itch.io/moonstone-deep and https://criacuervos.itch.io/benjamin-of-blackstone-edge . They both have a free demo (about 1 hour of gameplay). Maybe they suit your channel, try them out. If you need more gameplay, write me at email@example.com and I'll send you free download codes. Many thanks!
I can recommend https://freesound.org/ for sound effects. They have the most amazing sound effects for free (most with CC Attribution licence). Licenses are explained on the site. Nearly all sounds can also be used in payed games, you don't have to pay fees. And I don't mean "beep" and "boop" sounds, but amazing "swamps at night" registered live, "real storms", "blacksmith working" and so on. I've used this site for all of my games.
if you visit the unity store (www.assetstore.unity.com) you'll find two free assets that maybe suit your purposes: one is called UnderWater Diving (Pixel Art Kit; third image) and the other Underwater Fantasy (Pixel Art; second image). Then there is an absolutely lovely "2d Under Water Pack", (first image) but it is expensive ... Have fun building your game!
thank you so much for your kind words! I'm very happy that you like the games, and that you gave me precious feedback, it means a lot to me! I too would like to keep in touch to discuss games; you can find me at firstname.lastname@example.org (when you have time and feel up to it, no stress). So we can discuss the 3D/2D sprites matter without boring the other players ... Once again, many thanks, have fun in Moonstone, and, as Geralt would say: Take care!
P.S. Try killing the evil sorcerer and rescuing the princess. It's possible!
many thanks for playing my game and for the sound review! You are right, it is not and was never intended as a horror game, despite the name. It's more of a parody and it's meant to be fun. The dark level is a nightmare even for me, the little ghost outwits me more often than not, but there is a little cheat, that can come in handy, when you're fed up with the little scoundrel: press control + N (next), and if you want to go back press control+P (previous). It's a developer's tool, but I left it in the game deliberately, for testing and for hard moments. Give it a try, if you want, so you can see the whole game. This was my very first game and I made it with an old version of Game Maker (8.1) that is no longer available on the market, so it has many flaws and ingenuity (my game design, not the engine who still works perfectly).
I don't know if you like RPGs. In case you do, I'd like to give you this free download key for my second game Moonstone Deep, just to have fun with story and gameplay, no obligations. https://criacuervos.itch.io/moonstone-deep/download/G7WKNDTvzXMciIp_Frm7tXB_7LUR... It's good for 2 downloads.
Thank you very much. I like your reviews and have marked your thread, so I can read them. Keep up your good work and have a nice day!
You did nothing wrong, it was an error on my side. I fixed it, but you'll have to download the game another time (or use itch.io app to update; but, as I didn't use Butler, I don't know if it will update). So, first thing go in the folder of your old game and copy your save files to another place, then download the new version of the game and see if it updates automatically with itch.io app. If not, open the folder of your new game version (the folder where you start the game) and copy/paste your saves into it. Replay "the sewers" from one of your saves before the door. Let me know if it works and sorry for the inconvenience!
Hi Stavros! The game doesn't have cutscenes, but I included the RTP for people who don't have the program. It's big because there are a lot of stories, maps and music in it. Actually it's the music that takes up the most storage place. I like telling stories, so of course it's branching and there are multiple ends. The first main part is ca. 6 hours of play (with optional sidequests), then you have to make an important decision and the tale branches in two: every branch is ca. 6 hours of play (with some optional sidequests). So, take it easy, it will keep you company for some time! Have fun!
Benjamin of Blackstone Edge is a classical "coming of age" role-playing game. You start as Benjamin, an adolescent farm boy, and, if all goes well, after many adventures and hard choices, you'll end up as the new king. You start alone, but will soon have companions aiding you in your tasks.
More than 8 hours of play for people who love exploration, interesting stories, meaningful choices, multiple endings and turn-based combat.
Hello Steve, thanks for this opportunity. Here is my game
Studio name: CriaCuervos
Name of game: Moonstone Deep
Bio of game: In this story driven RPG you can enjoy interesting tales, play detective and solve a hideous crime, explore, fight, play minigames and solve puzzles, make tough choices and fall in love (optional).
How long the game was in development etc.: The game is complete. It took about 750 hours to make.
Why you became a game developer in the first place: I wanted to make games that I would like to play myself. Games with interesting stories and hard choices, but also some fun moments to relax. Beautiful environments, good music and intriguing sound effects. Since I'm retired I have now the time to do it properly.
P.S. I'll send you a code at your email adress for free access.
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Add a "credits" page at the end of your game and credit all the assets you have used. Check what license assets have (usually there is a "read me" with them if you bought them or downloaded them for free). Assets bought on RPG Maker business site can only be used with RPG Maker, but you can also use external assets in RPG Maker. Don't use assets if you don't know the licence.
Hope this helped. Happy game making!