What's the benefit if I already have tiled2unity set up? I actually use tiled2unity Lite as I am on a Mac and just prefer it since it removes the intermediate application as well.
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Thanks for the feedback! We were just trying to keep the game simple for the demo and we will be refining the entire experience for the full release. The non combat elements will actually be quite a bit different.
We'll definitely post some more about the factions and how they relate to one another. We've got some great ideas along these lines and are happy t hear thoughts and ideas from the community. I may go set up some proper topics on the board after the holidays where topics and ideas can be bounced around more freely.
We will definitely get that resolved. Thanks again for the input and I think you've given me a couple of ideas on how to make the turn system better. Set characters vs roguelike randomness is one of the topics we will be debating I am sure and we will try to find a good balance.
Thanks for the feedback! We really appreciate you taking the time to play the game so much and tell us your thoughts.
Sorry about the poor experience with the game locking up. We definitely did notice a few instances where that could happen and issued a patch last week. Can you confirm if you have version 15.6? It should be on the bottom right of the title screen. If you do, then our play testers have definitely missed something and we will figure it out ASAP. Appreciate the details there.
We certainly have more in mind for the full game with regards to characters. As may be evident from the title screen, we will have "fixed" characters in the game as well as characters you can design yourself. Some of them will be in the party initially and others can be recruited as you play specific missions or at specific locations in the game. We will have a lot more customization options to choose from for designing the characters.
Yeah, the "turn based" vs "squad based" decision was a tough one for the team. The original idea for the game was to go back to the "retro" JRPG "initiative" style turn order while still having the tactical element. It's definitely something we are thinking about and testing and we will take your feedback under consideration as we continue development.
I appreciate the feedback but still not too sure what you think needs improvement. Do you mean it's not clear that some cover explodes or can be damaged? Or that cover objects reduce the chance to hit? Or you think the objects need to be transparent?
Thanks! To change a weapon you have to unlock a weapon class on a mission. So, if you unlock the Assault or Sniper class, then you can immediately equip that weapon to one of your troops.
Sorry if that is confusing. In the full game you will have access to most classes at the beginning and will have more options on changing and upgrading weapons.
We do have sound! Effects, music and voice acting! There may be something wrong in the Linux build and I don't have one to test with at the moment. We will work on getting that resolved as sound is an important thing for sure.
We've heard that a few times but are trying to keep it simple for the demo so height is not a factor at all. The only thing that changes shooting percentage is the type of cover (indicated by the icon on the floor) so I hope that helps.
Agree 100% - this is really a must have for knowing how many unique downloads you have. I really think someone on the itch team needs to take a look at implementing this feature.
I would also suggest that the analytics reports be aggregated by your local time zone rather than GMT.
Hi, I've been developing a game on Refinery for a while and using it to give access to my team and a group of testers, journalists, etc. in advance of the launch of the demo of the game. When I made the demo public, it did not appear on the "Recently added" list of games which I assume means that you are sorting the games by the original creation date.
I'm concerned that this resulted in my game not getting much traffic (except what I pushed from an email blast and social posts and a few category searches on itch) and possibly kept it from being considered for a feature spot on the itch homepage since perhaps your editors missed it too. This is pretty serious to me as a small developer who has invested a lot of time and money in bringing a polished game demo to market.
Depth of Extinction Demo is Live!
We're excited to announce that as of today, our demo for Depth of Extinction is now available as a free download on the itch.io website.
About the Game
Depth of Extinction is a retro RPG with a modern turn-based, tactical combat system. Recruit and lead your team on raids in undersea habitats containing all that remains of humanity. Find cover and attack enemies but be careful because every move is critical if you want to keep your team alive.
Battle in the Reactor Level
This demo version of Depth of Extinction shows off the combat features and character progression elements of the game in rogue-like mission-based scenarios with randomized characters. The demo deatures about 6-8 hours of gameplay so you can get a feel for the battle mechanics in Depth of Extinction and the variety of characters and weapons the game will have.
In Robot Assembly Fighting a Mech
Full Game Teaser
The full game features a complex story arc set in an undersea world with six distinct environments that can be freely explored and characters that can be interacted with and recruited to join your team.
Beams and plasma, shock and awe. Energy weapons cook your enemies like mom's lasagne.
One shot, one kill. Snipers destroy you from a distance.
In a world where your every move is constrained to a grid....
Turn Based Tactical Awesomeness
Depth of Extinction is currently in Alpha, which means that we are regularly updating the game for a small group of play testers.
If you would like to join the Alpha, please sign up on our mailing list and we will offer keys as they become available. We'll also send you important announcements about the game.
Forgive me if this is addressed in the documentation somewhere but I did not see it. Let me run a scenario by the community and see if there is an easy way to achieve what i want with the refinery tools:
- My team is developing a game, to be released in about a year
- We have distributed keys to our alpha testers using the "distribute" keys
- We now want to upload a "demo" version of the game that should be publicly available
- We'd like to have a "suggested payment" button for the demo download
- We still want the keys for the alpha version to apply to that and be separate
- We don't want anyone who downloaded the demo to get alpha updates and get a final version of the game
thanks for any help that anyone provides!