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App description: LOSE YOURSELF IN A VAST OPEN-WORLD FANTASY WILDERNESS. A HUGE VISUAL UPDATE TO BRIGHTRIDGE FREE, PLUS NEW SHAPECHANGING, WILDLIFE, LANDMARKS, STORY MODE AND MORE. 50% off sale for a limited time

I am a solo indie developer working on BrightRidge and it is a game from my heart. I enjoyed creating this world and I hope you enjoy exploring it:)

WHAT'S IN BRIGHTRIDGE HD?

- Story Mode: Experience BrightRidge through the eyes of 2 young heros. This is a HUGE update with more than 2 dozen chapters to experience
- Extensive visual upgrade including real time shadows, increased texture and detail density, mist effects and more
- Photo Mode: Take and save beautiful photos
- New shapechanging abilities (including dragons.)
- New Spiritview animals to follow (Baedles, dragons...)
- New wildlife (Baedles, Dolphins, dragons etc)
- New locations and location updates (a completely redesigned Inn, the mysterious tower, new forests, waterfalls, landmarks and rivers)
- New AI allows animals to now roam free anywhere and exhibit more complex behavior patterns
- Time of Day (night, morning, sunrise, noon and evening)
- Dozens of new options (time slow, visual filters, new effects like Depth of Field and motion blur, change screen resolution...)
- New character choices, in addition to adult male you can now be boy, girls or adult female character
- There are a lot of smaller upgrades too (animals leave visible hunter trails, spirit view visual effects etc..)

Experience total freedom as you run, swim, jump and even fly anywhere in a large 3d world, unlocking new abilities and learning the legends and lore of BrightRidge. No endless grinding. No In-App Purchases. Just exploratory fun and a relaxing walking simulator. Discover BrightRidge explore its beautiful forests, raging rivers and mountain peaks.

DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF THE FANTASY WILDERNESS

- Explore an open world. Go anywhere anytime from the start.
- Wilderness sandbox exploration
- Unlock new powers through interaction with the environment
- The world is a colossus - more than 9km square to explore - a relaxing Walking simulator
- Walk, run, swim , teleport and fly through gorgeous natural landscapes


EXPERIENCE RICHLY DETAILED NATURAL BEAUTY AND STUNNING VISTAS

- Immerse yourself with Complete weather effects like rain, fog, wind and snow, light and shadow
- Relax in beautiful natural scenery - mountains, forests and valleys, hillsides and rivers
- Change perspective and Fly through the skies in the eagle simulator

Its a beautiful open world wilderness in the palm of your hand. Feeling panic attacks and stress? Relax in your own virtual wilderness.

Can you discover all the secrets BrightRidge has to offer?

TRAILER
Watch the trailer at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WMzFkCcQyE

FOLLOW ME
Follow @protopop on Twitter and https://www.facebook.com/protopopgames on Facebook for news and updates

FORUM
http://protopop.freeforums.net/

ABOUT PROTOPOP
Robert Kabwe is a solo indie dev creating nature-based worlds and games to explore.
Nimian Legends is an original fantasy world and the setting for BrightRidge. See the interactive map at http://NimianLegends.com

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Zymbols: A free puzzle matcher with a twist
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/zymbols/id986628436?mt=8

...AND A PERSONAL THANK YOU
I'd like to thank everyone who took time to leave a review. Positive or negative each one helps me understand how the game works in the real world, and I appreciate it:)

Also a big thank you to Nullzone, Liam, Curtis and Jack for helping me test BrightRidge. A project of this size is a challenge to create on my own, and your support and encouragement have helped me through difficult times.


Works on iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6+, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s+, iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPod Touch 6, iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini 3, iPad mini 4
07-21-2014, 11:26 PM
#2
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 2,520
The Gameplay:


since the title has been changed to the newer one, i believe its more reasonable to post the newest video here: (please @moderator feel free to remove the video if it is inappropriate)

HD Version:


Beta Testing : Forgotten Memories: Alternate Realities, Sky Force 2014, Rush Rally 2


Last edited by redribbon; 03-30-2016 at 09:59 AM.

07-22-2014, 01:23 AM
#3
I'd be interested to hear any opinions on this one.
07-22-2014, 01:25 AM
#4
Joined: Dec 2013
Location: United States
Posts: 2,866
This looks really good!

Approximately how many hours of game play are there?
Thank you
07-22-2014, 01:36 AM
#5
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 6,437
Is there a story? I mean, it looks quite good and the gigantic enemies are cool. I also like the look of the landscapes. So, this could be a nice one.

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07-22-2014, 01:59 AM
#6
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 2,520
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vovin View Post
Is there a story? I mean, it looks quite good and the gigantic enemies are cool. I also like the look of the landscapes. So, this could be a nice one.
i dont think there is one in this game. perhaps the dev can join us and explained a bit about the background story. landscape does looks amazing. on retina screen it looks gorgeous. definitely the best one i say. i think this game is more free roam quest than an action adventure. not spend much time into it so theres nothing much i can tell bout this game. forgot to mention, the controls just great, it simply work. camera control does a great job also.

ps. for its amazing graphics itself, this game worth the price.

Beta Testing : Forgotten Memories: Alternate Realities, Sky Force 2014, Rush Rally 2


Last edited by redribbon; 07-22-2014 at 02:02 AM.
07-22-2014, 09:22 AM
#7
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 564
Just watched the video and hit the buy button. I love the open world
environments. The camera does look like it works really well . When I saw
the huge walking trees ,it reminded me of Shadow of the Colossus and
the Ents from Tolken's story. I was sold.

Thanks
07-22-2014, 09:55 AM
#8
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Posts: 840
Will this work on an iPad 3rd generation ?

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07-22-2014, 10:14 AM
#9
Joined: May 2013
Posts: 1,499
Oh, I saw it was mentioned in the general game disscussions forums but sadly couldn't find it in the AppStore. So here it is and I'll definitely check it out!

Thanks for the gameplay vid, red!

(Maybe the dev should have make this one into one giant open world western style rpg )

Last edited by Nekku; 07-22-2014 at 10:19 AM.
07-22-2014, 10:41 AM
#10
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Europe, CET
Posts: 2,346
So far it's "only" exploring one gigantic great-looking landscape: been running around for over an hour, without visiting a place twice. Got utterly lost, found a huge whale swimming in the ocean, a statue hidden dev-knows-where in the forest, a village, etc...

But the dev mentioned that he (quoting) "would like to update the experience with some minor questing, but first Im working on an optimization update so more devices can play it."
Lookie here: forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?p=3293293 , post 24 on page 3.

@Nekku: I think you might get your RPG, only browser-based. Check the homepage at nimianlegends.com. I didn't try it on my Air yet, so let's just say that my 24" monitor at work felt too small for it Might have to try turning the two into one combined display...