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Old 11-14-2013, 10:34 PM
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Default Isle of Bxnes (by Whalenought Studios) [Universal]



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Old 11-14-2013, 10:40 PM
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I've been waiting for this one, I will be getting it as soon as possible! Anyone want to give some impressions for now? Or maybe a gameplay video?
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Old 11-14-2013, 10:45 PM
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Got no idea from looking at screenshots what this is about, but it really does look interesting, seems to have a unique style all to itself.
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Old 11-14-2013, 10:47 PM
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Got no idea from looking at screenshots what this is about, but it really does look interesting, seems to have a unique style all to itself.
It's by the "Bridge to the Moon" team... unique is right!

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Old 11-14-2013, 10:53 PM
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It's by the "Bridge to the Moon" team... unique is right!

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Tried this a bit in beta. Recommended big time. It's got style
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Old 11-14-2013, 10:55 PM
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It's a sort of action RPG; really unique and fun. Walk caveman guy around with three command options - hit, set traps, or dodge (the dodge is a cool addition). Kill wildlife to collect pelts for trade. The joystick is fixed so not as ideal as floating but generally works. There are some menus allowing you to select a tribe and other quests, etc. You explore an island at a time then cut to a menu (tribal council) that allows other options, for example exploring other islands by drag to steer ship through "fog of war" to find islands (ship has nice floaty physics). Some of the dialogue is primitive giving it a surreal vibe. It's like a ARPG primitive Oregon Trail - stylish but can feel aimless at times in it's open world nature.

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Old 11-14-2013, 10:58 PM
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Beta tested also. As you can probably see, the pixel style is awesome. The gameplay is deep and challenging and a mix of RPG depth and roguelike elements. I'd definitely recommend this
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Old 11-14-2013, 11:01 PM
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Woah its out... been waiting for this one... Damn this is another release that makes sure THIS IS THE BEST iOS RELEASE WEEK EVAR.
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Old 11-14-2013, 11:15 PM
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It's a sort of action RPG; really unique and fun. Walk caveman guy around with three command options - hit, set traps, or dodge (the dodge is a cool addition). Kill wildlife to collect pelts for trade. The joystick is fixed so not as ideal as floating but generally works. There are some menus allowing you to select a tribe and other quests, etc. You explore an island at a time then cut to a menu (tribal council) that allows other options, for example exploring other islands by drag to steer ship through "fog of war" to find islands (ship has nice floaty physics). Some of the dialogue is primitive giving it a surreal vibe. It's like a ARPG primitive Oregon Trail - stylish but can feel aimless at times in it's open world nature.
Thanks was going to ask if it's open world but then I read the last sentence. I really love open world games so I will definitely be getting this!
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Old 11-14-2013, 11:20 PM
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Thanks was going to ask if it's open world but then I read the last sentence. I really love open world games so I will definitely be getting this!
The islands are self contained intersected by tribal council menus and ship segments. There's variety but it's not seamless - more a tapestry of smaller segments than a huge world.

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