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App description: Tactical RPG for iPad is an attempt to capture the feeling of old school turn based RPGs. With a focus on in-depth character, skill and equipment system this game helps you enjoy challenging tactical combat from the comfort of your couch.

+ Party Based RPG

Control a party of 6 heroes - your Warrior and Priest are masters of close quarters combat, while Ranger and rogue are good at taking out weaker enemies. Vulnerable Wizard and Druid deal most damage, but require protection.

+ Never Ending Battle

Unlike traditional grid based games, like Heroes of Might and Magic series, Tactical RPG's turn based battle never ends - new enemies appear from the right side of the map each turn. Your goal is to push them back using any menas

+ New Combat Mechanics

The game is focused around the concept of "Blood Magic" - dealing damage to your enemies replenishes the party's shared energy pool. You can then use this energy to boost your character stats or unleash devastating abilities on your enemies.

+ In-Depth Stats and Level System

As you defeat enemies, you will earn xp to level up your heroes, increasing their stats and learning new skills. There are 5 stats, that affect your characters health and stamina. Getting tired in the middle of a fight makes your heroes a lot less effective.

+ 80 items to equip

Tactical RPG for iPad offers a lot of freedom in how to gear up your characters. There are over 40 types of light, medium and heavy armor and over 40 weapons, ranging from simple clubs to deadly two handed swords. Most equipment can be upgraded, and magical equipment is available.

+ Brutal Difficulty

New enemies join battle every turn, and it is your duty to use strategy and tactics to push them back without being overwhelmed. You can "Conquer" land and shift the map right by one column. This reveals new terrain to fight on, new treasures and new traps.

+ Tactical Terrain

Different kinds of terrain help or hinder units. Hills let you shoot further. Lava burns everyone and swamps boost your magic output. Terrain has different move costs and can act as an effective barrier against enemies. Making terrain a part of your strategy is a key to victory.

+ 40 skills to master

Heroes of Blood Magic for iPad has healing, damage, summoning, terrain manipulation and crowd control skills for every tactical occasion. Using the upkeep system, you can have your buffs active for as long as you spend energy to maintain them.

+ A work in progress

Built by a single developer on a limited budget, this game does not have fancy graphics, animations or sound. Instead, the emphasis is on gameplay and seeing how long you can survive against overwhelming numbers of enemies. If the game becomes popular, I will create a kickstarter campaign to pay for animations and music.

+ FREE !
This game is completely FREE. No hidden fees to unlock content, no limits on progression. The only in app purchase you can get is buying extra energy for use by your characters.
04-02-2014, 08:28 AM
Joined: Nov 2012
Location: ID
Posts: 1,608
Out worldwide too

Game Center ID: copaeci

04-02-2014, 05:59 PM
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 16
So apparently the End Turn button just crashes the game, and this is after reading a short story length tutorial, as evidenced by Eli on today's stream.
04-02-2014, 08:18 PM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 641

Crashed for me as well.
There also appears to be no sound effects for casting spell or firing arrows.

It's a big old fat delete for me!
04-02-2014, 08:24 PM
Joined: May 2012
Posts: 834
Everything looks so good....except for the actual gameplay. Womp womp
04-03-2014, 04:48 PM
Yet the game is working for me, has not crashed yet and before anyone says.. no im not related in anyway to the developer etc etc.

EA mobile Game Changer member + Streamer
04-03-2014, 09:48 PM
Played it, not bad, but does randomly hang between turns, requiring restart. Its visuals are no frills, using a number of public domain interface icons, but tactically, it does show some depth in its combat and character ability mechanics, in fact, inventory definitely needs filters as sorting and comparing the massive amount of loot is overwhelming. Like so many of these tactical RPGs, I combat and loot management overshadows any role playing that might exist.