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Solomon Dark (by Raptisoft: creator of Solomon Keep, Solomon Boneyard)

06-22-2012, 06:00 AM
#21
This makes me so happy. I sunk far too much time into the first 2 games. Can't wait.

Game centre ID: Kal'Torak
06-22-2012, 11:22 PM
#22
Joined: Feb 2012
Location: Sonora, México
Posts: 220
Any news!? :/

06-23-2012, 06:04 AM
#23
Quote:
Originally Posted by stutz View Post
Love all the Solomon games and will likely get this. One question:

What makes this different from the other two games?
Dark is not significantly different than Boneyard in gameplay. Some of the differences are:

o A new category of offensive spell (earth) and associated welds
o The ability to summon things to fight for you
o A more robust skill system (play randomly, or play Diablo2 style)
o A third tier of modifiers to primary attacks (i.e. lighting -> chaining & stun -> prismatic spray and disintegration, or fireball -> explode & embers -> embers to imps & immolate)
o Numerous new spells
o You can enchant your staff to become a melee fighter
o Multiplayer
o The wizard college is fleshed out and can be upgraded as a meta game
o Better graphics and more enemies
o Voice work
o Make your own characters instead of using predesigned ones
o Quick slots on screen for equipping
o Hugely expanded item list, including item sets, and more interesting item effects.
o A different perk system that lets you stack more perks if you have the money.


Keep is also destined for a rewrite, for the same reasons: the original games had to be compatible with iPhone 1, but iDevices have moved WAY forward on memory and speed, and I want to do versions of the games that have good graphics and all the situations I couldn't afford, memory and speed wise, to put into the first versions.

Try Solomon's Keep!

And visit www.raptisoft.com for other games and craziness.
06-23-2012, 08:58 AM
#24
What type of multiplayer will Dark have? Bluetooth/local wifi/online?
06-23-2012, 11:01 AM
#25
Retina is already working-- the immediate issue is that the retina graphics are too big to fit in the 20mb limit for cellular downloads, so I'm putting together a button on settings so that it'll download them from my server, rather than bundling them right in.

Dark Multiplayer: Wifi/Online. You can actually play with people on PC/Mac as well.

Try Solomon's Keep!

And visit www.raptisoft.com for other games and craziness.
06-24-2012, 01:13 AM
#26
Quote:
Originally Posted by Raptisoft View Post
Retina is already working-- the immediate issue is that the retina graphics are too big to fit in the 20mb limit for cellular downloads...
In iOS 5.1, Apple raised the cellular download limit to 50MB.

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06-24-2012, 06:06 AM
#27
Ah, see, I've been so busy with Solomon Dark that I haven't been keeping up with the news. That's great about the 50mb limit-- spares me a heck of a lot of work!

Try Solomon's Keep!

And visit www.raptisoft.com for other games and craziness.
06-24-2012, 07:44 AM
#28
Hoped it would! Looking forward to this game and the planned updates!
06-24-2012, 10:07 AM
#29
Release date please and here take my money
06-24-2012, 02:36 PM
#30
Joined: Feb 2012
Location: Sonora, México
Posts: 220
Yes, please release date, and one Question Rapti, So.. No Dungeon Crawler Gameplay in Dark Like SK!? :O