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App description: Endless Depths RPG is an old school 'rogue-like' turn-based role-playing game, which utilizes randomly-generated dungeons and a one-character-one-life rule that makes simply staying alive to be the major challenge in the game. Endless Depths also incorporates concepts such as strategic combat abilities to put a new flavor on the old-school concept.

Can you take down Mephistopheles? The Endless Depths RPG challenges you to get past hordes of enemies from giant bats to skeletons to demons and overpowering giants. Down into the depths you will go, dodging traps and collecting weapons. And if you have enough luck and skill, you will face off with the lord of demons himself.

Endless Depths RPG Features:

* A rogue-like RPG with a strategic combat system
* Randomly-generated dungeons
* An open-ended character system allowing for dozens of skill combinations
* Hundreds of monsters, dozens of spells and plenty of great loot to find
* OpenFeint compatible with over a dozen achievements to unlock

Powered by the TitanFire RPG system, Endless Depths creates strategy in combat by putting the emphasis on defenses like blocking, parrying and dodging. While other combat systems are about whittling down the red bar of your opponent's health, TitanFire is about breaking through the enemy's defenses using abilities like quick strikes, set up maneuvers and feints. The magic system plays a similar role, with most spells being blockable and all spells being dodgable. The system is augmented by the freedom to choose up to three different skill sets.

Endless Depths RPG is a rogue-like game, a category that includes classics like Rogue, Moria, Omega, Angband and even newer games like Diablo.

Note: The public domain tilesets used in Endless Depths come from the RLTiles collection. Some tiles have been modified by the author.

drelbs's comments:
Somehow I missed this roguelike amongst the 11/11/11 hoopla...

11-15-2011, 10:12 AM
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Here drelbs - another post for your link:


11-15-2011, 11:26 AM
#3
Since Sword of Fargoal 2 seem to be Miles away i will give this one a try and report back as soon as i can.
11-15-2011, 11:25 PM
#4
nice, love roguelikes. buying now, hope i get a chance to play it, or anything other than skyrim.. that game is stealing my soul.
11-15-2011, 11:42 PM
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Originally Posted by New England Gamer View Post
Here drelbs - another post for your link:

Oops!

Thanks!

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Squids!?

Worst idea ever!
11-16-2011, 08:31 PM
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Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Singapore
Posts: 1,760
Just had some runs on it. So just early impressions.

It's a very bare-bones rogue-like.

- There is no tutorial, but you are advised to visit their help page. You do have to if you want to get a clue what those skills they asking you to pick upon level up will mean to the development of your character.

- The controls are straightforward. You don't have to use that multiple arrow d-pad thing at the bottom corner there. You could just tap on the grid or direction and you move one step at a time.

- There is a varied no. of monsters and loot. There are things like wands, scrolls and potions. it seems like the use of items depends on your set of skills and/or class.

- It feels like there's a bit of lag but apparently some of that's just the game calculating delay time for things like parry and block.

- When you level up, the skill that you pick or magic determines your class and what you can equip. If you pick one of the magics - light, dark or nature, it determines what kind of spell caster you are. At first I thought you could pick a skill and magic, but no, it's melee skill OR magic.

- Maps are randomly generated -- they can be very large or very small. No minimap.

- There are traps on the floor, and sometimes your character just spots them, and sometimes he doesn't.

- Monsters can get brutal pretty fast. It seems wise to explore the first floor just to kill and level to 2 before moving to the next one. But then you have no control over the size of the map. One of the games, the first floor was small map and I was forced to move on to the next floor.

- There is no sound at all.

- OF ladder.

Conclusion: Only if you are a rogue-like fan/ collector. It's not pretty, it's rough but it's playable, and rather challenging. Visiting their Help page is highly recommended.
11-24-2011, 06:56 AM
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Game Impressions

12-06-2011, 09:26 PM
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Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 950
99 cents to free today

Favorite mobile RTS: Autumn Dynasty, Amoebattle & Red Conquest
Great TBS/SRPGs: Wesnoth, Battle Academy, Kingturn, Pantheon Cycle, Dungeon Crawlers, SW&E, Viking Lords, Metal Brigade Tactics, Tactical Soldier, Ravenmark, Tactics Maiden and Banner Saga
12-06-2011, 10:54 PM
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Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 9,425
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99 cents to free today
..."today" as in apparently less than 2 hours according to Appshopper. I hope it drops again.

Thanks for posting about this, Marcus70, I appreciate your taste in tactical/strategy games and prompt sales alerts.
12-07-2011, 12:30 AM
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Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 950
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Originally Posted by undeadcow View Post
..."today" as in apparently less than 2 hours according to Appshopper. I hope it drops again.

Thanks for posting about this, Marcus70, I appreciate your taste in tactical/strategy games and prompt sales alerts.
I'm not really sure what is going on with these price drops that only last hours ( like kings hero, Joan arc and this one). Thanks for the comment though. .

Favorite mobile RTS: Autumn Dynasty, Amoebattle & Red Conquest
Great TBS/SRPGs: Wesnoth, Battle Academy, Kingturn, Pantheon Cycle, Dungeon Crawlers, SW&E, Viking Lords, Metal Brigade Tactics, Tactical Soldier, Ravenmark, Tactics Maiden and Banner Saga