App description: IGF 2013 Finalist - Student Showcase

"If you're an RPG fan of any kind, you'll love Knights of Pen & Paper." -- Eurogamer, 9/10

"This is Role-Playing in its purest form." -- Kotaku-US

""An indie turn-based retro style pixel-art RPG." I love every single one of those adjectives." -- IGN

"Its clever, charming, customizable, and virtually infinitely replayable." -- 148 apps, 4.5/5

Set out on a grand adventure in this turn-based, retro style, pixel-art RPG, inspired by the great titles of the 90's. This +1 edition features an extended campaign, more dungeons to explore, new attacks to use in combat, and the Tavern a place to store your adventurers.

Take on the roles of in-game players taking on the roles of their characters in a traditional pen and paper RPG session in the ultimate meta roleplaying experience. As both the playing characters AND the dungeon master, players can choose which battles to fight. Put together a bunch of monsters to make for a challenging fight and your efforts will be equally rewarded!

Choose from multiple classes, such as knights and mages, pick your characters to control those classes, like grandma or kid brother, and take on the loads of quests, monsters, items and equipment littered throughout Knights of Pen & Paper +1 Edition. Blacksmiths, enchanters, mining, gathering, hidden treasures and a whole lot more await, giving players a lot of room to personalize their gameplay experience.
Dont wait any longer, the Pen & Paper world needs you!

- The ultimate pen and paper RPG simulation experience
- Put together your own role-playing group complete with the game master, the role-players and their respective classes
- Fight and explore your way through a perilous fantasy world to defeat the dark mage
- Level up and get your hands on more gold to unlock epic items and gear for your party
- As the game master, you can set up the fights yourself and choose how many monsters to battle

TouchArcade Bot's comments:

10-31-2012, 02:20 PM
@pjft, I'm not actually sure how to describe what it is about Kairosoft games like Dungeon Village that I don't enjoy. However, your description is not it Therefore, sold. Thanks!
10-31-2012, 02:25 PM
Joined: May 2010
Location: Burlingame CA
Posts: 2,382
Originally Posted by pjft View Post
Feel free to ask anything you have questions about, but I'm sure Sanuku's video will clear up all your questions and help you decide if this is a game for you
The problem with the videos is, if I wanted to spend 10 minutes watching a video, I'd just buy the game and try it for 10 minutes. What I want is to get an impression in 1 minute. I don't know what the solution is, but watching all of the videos for all of the games I might be interested in, would take forever.

10-31-2012, 02:25 PM
Originally Posted by runliketurtles View Post
I've never played New Star Soccer, but this game looks awesome. Well, maybe. Is this like one of those Kairosoft resource management "games"? I saw someone in that other thread make the comparison and I went from almost buying this game to being slightly apprehensive...
I just picked it up and am really enjoying it. The similarity to Kairosoft Sims is primarily cosmetic. In a Kairosoft game you basically control the environment, stats, and direct the characters while they go about accomplishing activities on their own. This is more of an RPG which has direct control over customization of the characters and their battles. It is best described, IMO as a Desktop RPG Simulator. Your characters are roleplaying at roleplaying - an additional layer of imagination is superimposed on top quite beautifully.

Last edited by retr0spective; 10-31-2012 at 02:40 PM.
10-31-2012, 02:40 PM
Joined: Jun 2012
Location: Southern California
Posts: 126
Originally Posted by bramblett05 View Post
That game sucked this is 100000 times better just from video but I understand where your getting at.
New Star Soccer is kick ass. I was heavily addicted to that game for a stint there
10-31-2012, 03:07 PM
New Star Soccer is an excellent game!

This also looks equally excellent so I will get this ASAP

I love rpg games and used to play a lot of D&D
10-31-2012, 03:34 PM
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 8,559
Played for nearly one hour now and all I can say is that this is clearly a winner in every category.
I feel like Dr. Who picked me up and brought me back into the 90's. I'm at home here. This game is a billet-doux - a love letter to my youth.

Hi, you seemed to be lost on the Internets.
This is TouchArcade, where 2$ for a game is too much, 5$ is an outrage, and 10$ or more is putting sugar in their car tanks whilst killing puppies.

Last edited by Vovin; 10-31-2012 at 03:39 PM.
10-31-2012, 03:49 PM
Lot of fun so far... interesting mechanics and 'meta game' style... best of all, can play it vertically oriented.
10-31-2012, 04:05 PM
Totally bought this right now. Didn't even want to wait until I got home from work, needed it on my phone asap. =)

Although I DO have to wait until I get home to play. =(
10-31-2012, 04:27 PM
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Redding, CA, USA
Posts: 11,150
This looks so twisted I'm interested!

Does the game give you any incentive to risk? I mean what incentive do I have NOT to have my characters fully rested between each encounter?

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