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Old 09-07-2011, 06:07 AM
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Default King of Dragon Pass - (by A Sharp)




See THIS POST for some game play videos.

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Old 09-07-2011, 06:19 AM
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A game set in Glorantha? Definately a must-buy for me.
Love the paint work. Reminds me of good old roleplaying times.
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Old 09-07-2011, 07:33 AM
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Not universal?! Oh...
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Old 09-07-2011, 10:06 AM
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Not universal?! Oh...
Nope, it isn't universal, and there is not an iPad version planned. The reasoning is that the original art is said to not be high resolution enough. Obviously, I would prefer art and UI optimized for iPad, especially at a premium price. At the same time, I've wanted to play this one for many years and expect to end up grabbing it anyway.
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Old 09-07-2011, 10:07 AM
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This is the best game of this week. The graphics and price will likely serve as an excellent filter to keep people who won't understand it from shitting up iTunes reviews.
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Old 09-07-2011, 10:09 AM
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It doesn't expressly say it in the description, but this is essentially a Gamebook right?
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Old 09-07-2011, 10:12 AM
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It doesn't expressly say it in the description, but this is essentially a Gamebook right?
It's like if you combined the game series Civilization with a game book. The decision screenshots that have been posted are a minor part of the game.
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Old 09-07-2011, 10:23 AM
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Played this ever so long ago! If I recall, it has huge content based on the choices you make so makes it highly replayable. And according to their website new stuff for iOS? (not that I remember the old stuff exactly anyway) I'm in!
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Old 09-07-2011, 01:52 PM
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I'll display my lack of gamer cred here by admitting I know little or nothing about this game.

And what does this mean: "... blends interactive stories and resource management into an epic saga of conflict, magic, and community"?

In English, I mean. How are those elements "blended"? Does anyone know what the gameplay is like?
They take what in many ways would simply be an interactive spreadsheet (You want to negotiate a better price with the merchant? Let's roll against your charisma plus factor in your tribe's relative strength to the party being negotiated with, etc.) but hides all of the dice rolling and number crunching behind a seamless narrative so that it would appear you're simply getting a single scripted response to that decision.
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Old 09-07-2011, 09:27 PM
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Nope, it isn't universal, and there is not an iPad version planned. The reasoning is that the original art is said to not be high resolution enough. Obviously, I would prefer art and UI optimized for iPad, especially at a premium price. At the same time, I've wanted to play this one for many years and expect to end up grabbing it anyway.
Don't get me wrong, I don't mind paying premium for an iPad-optimized version. In the meantime, I would wait...

I just read that Bill Harris, who hates iOS, starts to think about it seriously (and get a iTouch) just because this game is ported...
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