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App description: The first true side-scrolling RTS game for iPhone. Experience RTS gameplay like never before!!!

With a mighty Kingdom Keeper Finrick set off on an adventure in a fantasy world - Kingdom Elvenhorn. Lead your army through six different lands and command hundreds of units in spectacular battles against a dreadful enemy Bonefear the Damned. Develop Finrick's magic skills to cast powerful spells, research new technologies giving you advantage and find allies among ancient Spirits of the Forest and Mages.

The game features beautiful graphics and amazing sound. The campaign offers great story with many twists to enjoy and introduces you to all the advanced features of the game in a friendly tutorial. Experience the complexity of a true strategy for the first time on a handheld device.

The game features:

unique command system perfect for handheld devices
24 campaign levels
6 different lands to explore
11 buildings, 14 unit types, 18 spells and tons of upgrades
hero's abilities development 36 various skills

Introduction story:

Elvenhorn land, the land in which people lead their life happily and peacefully. Large swathes of forest rich in game and fertile lands provide the residents with prosperity.

It passed many years since the great war with cruel Bonefear the Damned, where the brave Kingdom Keepers had taken great care over the conduct of armies. No one else could have commanded a battle so smoothly and perfectly as them.

But times of war are long gone, and Bonefear the Damned was banished to the cursed lands. Kingdom Keepers have no longer been needed, most of them gone in for an ordinary life of the farmer or blacksmith.

But it seems that the peace will not last forever in kingdom Elvenhorn. Dark clouds started to appear on the horizon...

DigiDust's comments:
Hello Everybody!

edit 05.25.2012:
- Kingdom Keeper Lite is out!
Kingdom Keeper lite iTunes link
- Kingdom Keeper 1.3 is out.
In 1.3 version we added skip-tutorials option and fixed some minor bugs.

I'm glad to tell you about our last iPhone/iPod Touch game - Kingdom Keeper.

It is side-scroll RTS with nice storyline, lot's of combat, some kingdom / economy development, active pause, spells, upgrades and such stuff.

Right now (v 1.3) the game have shorter learning curve thanks to visual tutorials.

Our further plans are:

1) Prepare lite (free) version. edit: DONE
2) implement multiplayer via Game Center

If you know how to improve our game, let us know - we are ready to implement your requested feature if it will be really good.

OK, here's iTunes info:

Oh, I almost forgot. If you missed our contest info about Kingdom Keeper on TouchArcade contest section, here's a link:
first prize $50 gift card, total value of prizes: $170 + 16 promo codes.
edit: Contest is over
04-29-2012, 07:20 PM
Joined: Dec 2010
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Really like artwork, is there a gameplay video available?

Favorite mobile RTS: Autumn Dynasty, Amoebattle & Red Conquest
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04-29-2012, 08:09 PM
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Looks good. Will wait for more impressions befor buying.

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04-29-2012, 08:55 PM
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Yeah, hopin to see a vid, or read some impressions... Looks interesting though.

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04-30-2012, 03:17 AM
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here is youtube trailer. We will try to prepare gameplay video for You as soon as possible.

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05-01-2012, 01:21 AM
05-01-2012, 06:32 AM
Joined: Mar 2012
Location: South Australia
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I thought I'd give this game a go. I'm not really into RTS games, but this one seemed accessible from the description, and indeed it is!

I really like it - it is a lot of fun to play (though a bit difficult for an RTS noob like me), and I'm looking forward to spending more time with it. I must mention the controls at this point - they are absolutely wonderful. It is clear that a lot of work went into "how" you play the game, and there is virtually zero learning curve, as it is all very intuitive. Nice work devs.

The art style is lovely, and everything moves well. The game is a joy to look at, and the interface is very clear and easy to navigate.

Just a couple of suggestions if I may - add the option to remove (or reduce) the yells the soldiers give when they obey a command, and perhaps get some work done on the story. The story itself is ok (seems fairly standard so far), but it's the delivery that needs a bit of work. The English is a bit broken in places (though this can be enjoyable in itself)!

But these are minor quibbles that are easy to overlook because the game is so good.

Last edited by poppichicken; 05-01-2012 at 06:39 AM.
05-25-2012, 03:17 AM
Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 8
Kingdom Keeper lite is finally out!

Have fun!
05-25-2012, 04:07 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
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Ew... screenshot 2 misspelling. The game does look like fun.

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05-25-2012, 04:20 AM
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I would play this if only it had an iPad version or if it were universal.

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