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The Dead Hop - A Strategic-RPG - Coming soon

12-04-2011, 10:27 AM
#1
The Dead Hop - A Strategic-RPG - Coming soon

Targeted for a 1Q 2012 release is the Strategic-RPG - The Dead Hop

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You find yourself in a world overrun by the dead with no memories of who you are or how got there. Joining a mercenary group named Morning's Dawn, you struggle to find your way in this shattered world while trying to stop the enemy before it's plot can reach it's final conclusion.

The Dead Hop is a strategic RPG containing:
- time based combat system
- dynamically created game maps
- character classes with unique abilities, stances and play style
- training of skills and abilities to customize game play
- unique item system with enhanced weapons and clothing
- quest and random missions to advance your character
- faction store to buy powerful equipment
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There is also a three part look inside video on youtube.com that details game play mechanics.


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It will soon be entering a new testing phase, so it you like what you see and want to participate in testing, send a PM or email to gamehopping@gmail.com. testflightapp.com is being used for testing.
12-04-2011, 12:24 PM
#2
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 9,494
Looks excellent; solid detailed strategy premise over graphics anyway. Sent an e-mail about testing.

12-04-2011, 03:09 PM
#3
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 950
Watching your videos, I'm very impressed with all of the stat tracking, loot collecting, customization and variety of tactical options. For me, the only thing I don't really like is looking at the heads of both the player and enemies ( I would prefer the whole unit). Good luck with your game!

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
03-05-2012, 05:40 PM
#4
Free version submitted

The free version of The Dead Hop was submitted to the AppStore today with the full version to follow soon after.

Also created a new video that shows updated game play.
It's the story of a young commando who gets in over his head.


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03-07-2012, 06:33 PM
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Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 9,494
Congratulations on the submission, I'll be looking forward to the full release. I played an early beta build of this game and I wanted to like it more than I did. I hate to seem superficial but the unpolished graphics made it hard to get into although there is a ton of potential here with detailed interface (which is often lacking in iOS games). Will be a day one purchase here.
03-07-2012, 07:21 PM
#6
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 6
Sent an e-mail about testing.
03-07-2012, 10:31 PM
#7
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 3
thank you
03-08-2012, 10:55 AM
#8
I do understand, undeadcow, and I thank you for the feedback you submitted.

The feeling is that this game is targeting a niche that is not well represented.
The stats, AI and object tracking are C++ and separate from the interface for future changes.
The game is targeted at iTouch/iPhone sized screens and supports iOS 3.0 (the graphics are actually sized down from original size for later increase) so some interrface decisions are based on that.
However, feedback is something that will very well shape the final product.
This is one of the reasons for pushing the Free version out first.
03-26-2012, 02:08 PM
#9
Free version Approved!

After a quick removal of the Exit buttons (Apple doesn't like those), the Free Version was approved for release...so...

03-26-2012, 09:05 PM
#10
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 9,494
Cool... looking forward to checking out free release in anticipation of full edition.