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Evil Master Overlord - Real time dungeon defense strategy

10-14-2012, 06:16 PM
#1
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: San Jose, CA
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Evil Master Overlord (EMO) - Dungeon Defense Strategy Goodness


Hi everyone
We at LCD Dreams are wrapping up development on our first released title, Evil Master Overlord, or EMO for short (this is actually our second title in development - the first, Banished: The Reckoning, is a much bigger game and still in pre-alpha)! EMO is being developed by a collaboration between LCD Dreams and Ironbelly Studios.

EMO is a tongue-in-cheek, 3D real time dungeon defense game that is heavily inspired by dungeon defense and puzzle games like Dungeon Keeper and Tetris. Yes, we know, odd combination, but hear us out! The idea is that you build your dungeon at the same time it's being attacked by heroes, and you build it with items that come down one at a time in a queue. These items consist of various wall shapes, traps, barriers, and minions. You'll also have spells you can fire off, and your last line of defense is your Overlord.

You'll be able to outfit your Overlord with different weapons and armor. Weapons will be melee, ranged, and magic, and armor will be heavy, light, and minimal. Each will have its own set of stats, and what's more, they can be upgraded with gems!

Your Overlord will level up each time you complete a dungeon level (by preventing all of the heroes from reaching your loot), at which time you'll be able to add points to his stats. In addition, you'll also be able to upgrade your minions and traps through the use of Hero Pulp (yes, it drops from dead heroes ). Of course, the heroes will get tougher with each dungeon level as well.

The game will be available simultaneously for iOS and Android in the near future. Before that though, we will be hosting a naming contest! We want our players to help us name some of the weapons and armor in the game. If your name gets chosen, you'll get a free gift card (to be decided - most likely iTunes and Amazon as choices)! Come back here or to one of the sites below for more info.

Check out our web site, www.evilmasteroverlord.com, facebook page, and twitter page for more info and updates, and below is some of our concept art and model renders.

[Update] We now have some wallpapers for your computer desktop and mobile devices! We'll have more in the future.

First gameplay trailer!

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Wizard hero animation set:

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The EMO in heavy metal wielding sword and shield:


The Skeleton minion. Guard your teddybear well. He has a habit of stealing them.


The dungeons - one of the environments where you'll defend your stash of gold:


The EMO's bed - comfy AND stylish:


Some of the EMO's available weapons:




Last edited by LCDDreams; 08-01-2013 at 04:33 PM. Reason: Changed release time to Winter from Fall
10-15-2012, 12:56 AM
#2
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 26
Aawww, I love the style you guys are going for here! Are you guys going to be supporting iOS6 and the iPhone5?

10-15-2012, 04:23 AM
#3
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Greece kos island
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Me to I love the art work and overlord looks great!
PS: I will like to see a gameplay video soon as possible

I am the punishment of GOD
if you had not committed great sins
GOD would not have sent
a punishment like me upon you Genghis Khan
10-15-2012, 08:14 AM
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Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Saratoga, CA, USA
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The concept sounds way too cool to lose! I can't wait until we get to see, if not an early video, some game screens showing how this whole Dungeon Keeper meets Tetris works!

Tim "Lord Gek" Jordan, Game Consultant
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10-15-2012, 08:40 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by unc0nnected View Post
Aawww, I love the style you guys are going for here! Are you guys going to be supporting iOS6 and the iPhone5?
Most definitely! The game will run on iPhones 4 and up and all iPads.
Glad to hear you guys like the art style!
10-15-2012, 03:56 PM
#6
Great artwork

I love this art work. Will I be able to play it on my iPhone 5?

10-15-2012, 07:38 PM
#7
Joined: Oct 2012
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Originally Posted by MobileMaster88 View Post
I love this art work. Will I be able to play it on my iPhone 5?

Did you read their post? Because the last post by LCD before you answered that question.
10-16-2012, 02:05 AM
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Location: San Jose, CA
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No worries. Here's some more art to give you happy evil thoughts

Dining hall in the EMO's castle. Largely unused, as most of the guests he has are the uninvited type (and he'd much rather use their dead bodies for pulp than for dinner).

Last edited by LCDDreams; 10-18-2012 at 01:27 PM.
10-16-2012, 10:28 AM
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Originally Posted by LCDDreams View Post
No worries. Here's some more art to give you happy evil thoughts

Dining hall in the EMO's castle. Largely unused, as most of the guests he has are the uninvited type (and he'd much rather use their dead bodies for pulp than for dinner).
Sure that cobblestone theme looks nice, but how easy is it to hose off once covered in dead adventurer body parts?

Tim "Lord Gek" Jordan, Game Consultant
Twitter: LordGek
GameCenter, iTunes: Lord Gek
My iTunes Reviews
10-16-2012, 03:37 PM
#10
What weapons will be available in EMO?

What weapons will be available in EMO?