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Plunder Kings - Loot, Shoot and Get Reckless!

07-03-2017, 08:40 AM
#1
Joined: Dec 2012
Location: New York, New York
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Plunder Kings - Loot, Shoot and Get Reckless!




Plunder Kings is a rouge-like shoot 'em up where gambling and flying recklessly aren't just dangerous they're the best way to win. Play as one of three different pilots each with unique ships and abilities. Pull off daring moves while killing enemies to earn upgrades and loot then gamble it all away like the filthy space pirate you are!




We're currently in late alpha and looking at release in the fall! More info to come!

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07-10-2017, 07:33 AM
#2
Joined: Dec 2012
Location: New York, New York
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Gambling in Plunder Kings

In Plunder Kings we’ve implemented an all or nothing gambling mechanic. The main goal of the game is to fight through waves and waves of enemies collecting the treasure they drop. The catch is that once you die everything you've collected drops into the ether with the remains of your ship. Play the game for longer and gain more loot but the enemies will become harder and more numerous.

So how do you keep your money?

Checkpoints spawn into the world intermittently. When captured the checkpoint lets the player choose whether to cash out or keep going with an additional life until they reach another checkpoint. If a player does cash out, they keep all the money they have earned and can spend it in the upgrade store to improve the attributes of their ships as well as unlock various different abilities.

If however you die between checkpoints you'll be given an ability to roll to keep your money. Roll the die right and you can keep your cash but there's a big chance you'll get nothing OR you'll lose money from your savings.

So how much do you want to risk?

07-17-2017, 07:28 AM
#3
Joined: Dec 2012
Location: New York, New York
Posts: 374
It's Monday so let's share some screenshots from development. Here you can clearly see some of the differences between ships and one of the un-lockable ultimate moves. Enjoy!