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Old 02-02-2013, 04:57 PM
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Old 02-02-2013, 05:23 PM
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Interesting/.. very interesting
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Old 02-02-2013, 06:17 PM
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Interesting indeed! Though $2 may be much to ask for an unproven adventure game...
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Old 02-02-2013, 10:25 PM
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Interesting indeed! Though $2 may be much to ask for an unproven adventure game...
You paid $5 for Ku.

Either way, I've TOFTT. Love the artwork (Retina iPad perhaps? We'll see), seems like there are no IAPs, first release by this developer and it's got full voice acting. I don't know why, but I'm getting the same feeling I got when I first saw screens for Dungeon of the Damned. I'll post impressions once I spend time with the game, but hopefully, hopefully it turns out great. *crosses fingers*
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Old 02-02-2013, 10:36 PM
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looking forward to your impressions metalcasket, yes this indeed looks good

The change of scenery does look kinda rush

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Old 02-02-2013, 11:45 PM
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Immediate impressions: Needs auto-rotation and a retina icon.
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Old 02-03-2013, 12:32 AM
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Oh man, there's potential here...but in the current state it's in, I don't know if I can recommend the game or not.

It's certainly not a big budget production, and that's quite charming about it, but the game's buggy. You'll die, to be greeted with a GAME OVER screen that can't be skipped, then the developer's logo, title screen, and back to where you died. What's the problem? For some reason there are instances where that loops over and over again 3 or 4 times. Considering how long it takes to restart, it's wearing out my patience. The touch controls can be a little iffy too...seems like somethings weighing down my items as I try and drag them across the screen to use. Also, the interface is a little clunky. Why am I forced to choose the "Move" button again when going from one room to another?

Other than that, the artwork's lovely, the music is awesome, even though I'm THIS close to deleting the game, I'm trying to stick with it because it's compelling, the voicework's pretty decent.

Ugh, I dunno guys...proceed with caution I guess. I'd love to have the developers chime in, because it's a shame...there really is potential with this one.
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Old 02-03-2013, 03:55 AM
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You paid $5 for Ku.

Either way, I've TOFTT. Love the artwork (Retina iPad perhaps? We'll see), seems like there are no IAPs, first release by this developer and it's got full voice acting. I don't know why, but I'm getting the same feeling I got when I first saw screens for Dungeon of the Damned. I'll post impressions once I spend time with the game, but hopefully, hopefully it turns out great. *crosses fingers*
I was waiting for someone to mention that! My comment was more to get some reactions to this thread than to critique the game I love first time indie releases!

But damn... It looks like your TOFTT didn't really pan out for the best. Hmm. Perhaps the dev will iron out bugs wit a quick patch? One can only hope.

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Old 02-03-2013, 04:08 AM
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It looks like your TOFTT didn't really pan out for the best. Hmm. Perhaps the dev will iron out bugs wit a quick patch? One can only hope.
*sigh* Hopefully dude. Thinking of trying it on my iPhone to see if it's an iOS-specific issue or something. :/

Thing is, these guys successfully funded this project off a Kickstarter. Their goal? $985. That's crazy! I want this to do well and the issues I brought up are so damn minor.

EDIT: Oh, and Save & Exit basically kills the app. Android feature I believe.

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Old 02-05-2013, 09:41 AM
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Hi, This is Kevin the main developer for Castle Dracula. This is our first game and as you posted we did not have a very big budget. Im glad you enjoy a lot of things about the game.
We have been taking this day to day and have been updating to iron out the bugs and have added features that people have suggested. So we love the feedback! It helps see and fix things.
We hope that all these issues will be fixed and will help us push out a great game and give us some great experience for the next game.
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