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  • Publisher: Game Stew
  • Genre: Arcade
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 19.5 MB
  • Version: 1.0.3
  • Price: $0.99
  • Average User Rating: 4.6 (9)
App description: Toucharcade 4/5 - "A Clever Hybird of Roguelike And Board Game"

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Ancient Legacy is a table-top style RPG with rogue-like elements. You play as a hero who must explore a dark world while fighting monsters, building their base, solving quests, and collecting four Ancient Legacy to seal the evil god.

Features
- Roll the dice and swing your sword as you test your luck and strategies
- Venture across a world map that connects to 5 different areas
- Build and upgrade your camp to help you on your journey
- 4 powerful Ancient Legacy to collect
- 4 environment boss wait for you to challenge them
- 9 heroes with different abilities to choose and play (7 need to be unlocked)
- 10 achievements to conquer
- 32 kinds of enemies to face off against
- 63 random events with mythical creatures, strange allies, and more
- Endless fun as you fight, explore and adventure with dice

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Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/TowerofFortune

Gameplay Movie
http://youtu.be/NDtIZ9N0q30

ScotDamn's comments:




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11-27-2014, 11:02 PM
#2
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: Canton, Ohio
Posts: 3,102
Nice, lots of table-top love this week.

11-28-2014, 10:23 AM
#3
Joined: Sep 2013
Posts: 1,661
This isn't getting any love? Game stew makes amazing games! Can't wait to try this out.
11-28-2014, 07:52 PM
#4
Joined: May 2011
Location: Riverside, CA
Posts: 768
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zeillusion View Post
This isn't getting any love? Game stew makes amazing games! Can't wait to try this out.
What a wonderful surprise. I have never been disappointed with a Game Stew game and am eagerly looking forward to trying this out.
11-28-2014, 10:50 PM
#5
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Originally Posted by retr0spective View Post
What a wonderful surprise. I have never been disappointed with a Game Stew game and am eagerly looking forward to trying this out.
Hope you will enjoy our latest game.
11-29-2014, 04:02 AM
#6
Yeee! New Game Stew game!
Love you guys, buying it now!
P.s. Any chance to get a little rebalance on the 99 dungeon in Devil Shard?
It's probably me who sucks, but i can't seem to beat it.
But, hey, new Game Stew game!
Yeee!
11-29-2014, 05:14 AM
#7
Joined: May 2011
Location: Riverside, CA
Posts: 768
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bliquid View Post
Yeee! New Game Stew game!
Love you guys, buying it now!
P.s. Any chance to get a little rebalance on the 99 dungeon in Devil Shard?
It's probably me who sucks, but i can't seem to beat it.
But, hey, new Game Stew game!
Yeee!
No, it is not just you. I am convinced that it is simply not possible.
11-29-2014, 05:36 AM
#8
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 8
Ok, I have taken the plunge and I'm really enjoying it so far!

If you liked the previous Game Stew games, you will love this one.

As always the gameplay is very streamlined, but the retro graphics, the sound and the script make it ooze atmosphere.

In this case you play a board game rolling a dice to advance and resolve any fight or action you face.

The main board is some kind of hub, and each subquest takes place in different boards (with new settings and enemies) you can access anytime you want.

You can build and upgrade your camp and market to have access to new objects that help you in your quest, besides the ones you will find during the game.

Once you run out of lifes you face permadeath and lose all your progress and upgrades, although I fon't know if later on you can get some object to avoid it as in previous iterations.

The game has 2 currencies (gil and ore) but you can get them during the course of the game without problems.

The IAPs I have found are different characters to play with, besides the 2 initial ones and the pet to increade the money you get after every combat. I don't know if you can access them later using ingame money as in previous games but I doubt so, which is a pity because each of the 7 characters cost 0'89 (you can get them all for 4,50 ) and the sheep for 1,79. They are not necessary to complete the game and only affect the stats of your character, but mean that if you are a completitionist you will have to splash some money.

Looks like it's slightly deeper than their previous games, but it strikes me how every app they release keeps its Game Stew roots although being completely different genres.
Two thumbs up.

Last edited by marshal; 11-30-2014 at 04:16 AM.
11-29-2014, 02:13 PM
#9
Joined: Sep 2013
Posts: 1,661
Just bought it! Thanks for your impression. I've loved every game they have put out so far. I'm sure this won't disappoint!

I hope this distracts me from my massive hangover.


Just played a round. That was actually a lot of fun. They did a great job on it. I've never been s real table top player so I'm not so used to the rules or how everything works but I'm sure with practice I'll make it further and further.

There's no real progression once ya die, you pretty much loose everything. But that's how table top games play.

Definately a lot of fun!

Last edited by Zeillusion; 11-29-2014 at 02:37 PM.
11-29-2014, 02:39 PM
#10
Joined: May 2011
Location: Riverside, CA
Posts: 768
Quote:
Originally Posted by marshal View Post
Ok, I have taken the plunge and I 'm really enjoying it so far!

If you liked the previous Game Stew games, you will love this one. As always the gameplay is very streamlined, but the retro graphics, the sound and the script make it ooze atmosphere. In this case you play a board game rolling a dice to advance and resolve any fight or action you face. The main board is some kind of hub, and each subquest takes place in different boards (with new settings and enemies) you can access anytime you want ... Looks like it's slightly deeper than their previous games, but it strikes me how every app they release keeps its Game Stew roots although being completely different genres. Two thumbs up.
I agree with much of what was shared here and also love the new game. A salient point to add concerns the nature of the gameplay. Each of the Game Stew games retains their idiosyncratic graphical style and apocalyptic vision while introducing a new gameplay mechanic. In the Tower of Fortune games this was a slot machine mechanic within an ascending or descending Tower. In Gargoyle Ruins this was a Game & Watch mechanic within a dungeon. War of Eclipse features flying ships battling Evangelion-esque angels using a guage mechanic. In Devil Shard you battle waves of enemies using a match-3 mechanic.

Ancient Legacy introduces their most non-linear progression yet through the tabletop boardgame style and dice gameplay mechanic. Your hero advances along the perimeter of the board within an invisible or transparent series of squares. Each of the elements of the ornate border represents a unique area of its own with several possibilities that can occur depending on the random roll of the dice. You first role to determine how far your character moves. From the designated square you then role to determine the event that will transpire and then role again to determine the outcome of the event or battle.

Events are very similar to those found in Tower of Fortune 2 but seem to me to include more narrative-centric occurrences related to the location. (Familiar iconic foes such as the Scum Family also make an appearance.) From the starting board you have access, depending on where you land, to different game boards each with their own unique missions and narratives. Each square of each different location seems to provide unique opportunities and secrets. Combined with the randomization of the dice mechanic this makes for a tremendous amount replay value.

Ever since the original release of the very well-received Tower of Fortune, I have been a big fan of Game Stew and continually surprised and delighted by their creative series of games. Much thanks to the developers for continuing to make such unique and enjoyable games!