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Escape from the Pyramid (by Tama Games)

06-18-2014, 08:24 AM
#1
Escape from the Pyramid (by Tama Games)

AVAILABLE MARCH 23rd

Escape from the Pyramid is an upcoming 2D, puzzle-runner-platformer set in ancient Egypt.



THE GAME
We wanted to create a visually unique game, giving it the feeling you are controlling the characters in an ancient moving papyrus.

But art is not a all, not by a long shot. We have spared no effort in creating intricate, complex levels, polished and with extreme attention to detail, with challenging and clever puzzles to test your reflexes (and your patience!) as your try to find your way through the maze-like pyramid.

Best suited for people who appreciate polish quality games!

TRAILER

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FEATURES
Here are some of the things we have to offer!
- We have a plethora of nasty little critters inside the dark tunnels
- Gems and golden beetles to collect
- Deadly traps and hidden doors
- Hidden canopic jars giving you a time-limited boon from the goods
- Over 45 highly polished levels
- 3 different worlds
- Final bosses
- Leaderboards and achievements

RELEASE

We are giving the game the final touches now, after a very long development. We poured our hearts into this one!

We aim to have the game ready and released within the next two months for iPhone and iPad!


iTunes SCREENSHOTS








Introductory scroll for the first world (out of three)

Click here for super high-quality one!

And some other screenshots for your viewing pleasure!











Here is a youtube gameplay video of some initial levels in the first world!

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Last edited by Alan-C; 03-22-2015 at 05:06 PM.
06-20-2014, 08:55 AM
#2
Updated the first post with some gameplay footage!

06-20-2014, 02:05 PM
#3
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 1,153
If there are two things I am a sucker for, they are wall jumping and Ancient Egyptian art. (My all time favorite painting is The Weighing of the Heart, and my fave Egyptian god is Thoth.) I will buy this game the second it comes out.

What can you tell us about controls and pricing?

GC: Jerutix -- Love and Peace to all!
06-20-2014, 11:51 PM
#4
It looks like this one was made just for you then : )

Controls you have sprint and jump on both sides of the screen. Then there is the change direction - in the video is the lower central button, but you can change that position - and the special power one in the upper right corner.

The special power can only be activated once you have picked a canopic jar in the map, and it has a limited duration.

We are still thinking about price. We have no in-app purchases and it is a fairly polished game, so it will most not be just 0.99.
06-21-2014, 04:09 PM
#5
you already got the first customer here

Beta Testing : Forgotten Memories: Alternate Realities, Sky Force 2014
06-21-2014, 10:42 PM
#6
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jerutix View Post
If there are two things I am a sucker for, they are wall jumping and Ancient Egyptian art. (My all time favorite painting is The Weighing of the Heart, and my fave Egyptian god is Thoth.) I will buy this game the second it comes out.

What can you tell us about controls and pricing?
I took a couple of screenshots on the control screens to make it clear!

These are the main ones, you make them work by pressing anywhere on the screen


And here are the change direction and power buttons, you can adjust the layout to whatever is comfortable


Quote:
Originally Posted by redribbon View Post
you already got the first customer here
Thanks redribbon, good to know : )
06-22-2014, 12:30 PM
#7
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 1,153
Oooh. I like that you can put the Power and Change Direction buttons where you want. That was a great idea. Can't wait!

GC: Jerutix -- Love and Peace to all!
06-22-2014, 07:58 PM
#8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jerutix View Post
Oooh. I like that you can put the Power and Change Direction buttons where you want. That was a great idea. Can't wait!
Yes, we realised after the first sessions of user testing the change direction button in particular was not in a very comfortable place (it was in the centre of the screen, as per the screenshots in the first post), and we wanted to give some degree of customising to the users on that.
06-22-2014, 08:01 PM
#9
I really like the Egyptian art. Very unique and haven't seen that much before. Also, you can change the location of the buttons? That's super awesome. Love that.

Keep up the awesome work! Looking forward to playing it!
06-22-2014, 08:06 PM
#10
Quote:
Originally Posted by nickmudry View Post
I really like the Egyptian art. Very unique and haven't seen that much before. Also, you can change the location of the buttons? That's super awesome. Love that.

Keep up the awesome work! Looking forward to playing it!
Thanks Nick! Yes, we did want to do something with a unique artistic vibe, nothing even close to the more standard, cute you might say, "zyngaesque" style