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Heroes Above - Quick Tactical Strategy Game!

09-15-2014, 01:26 AM
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Heroes Above - Fast-Paced Tactical Strategy Game!

Hi all!

We're currently working on a strategy game that focuses on team-vs-team battles. You are a captain of an airship and your job is to command your crew of heroes against another player's crew in order to protect your home island.


Gameplay focuses on summoning and leveling-up your heroes during PVP. You can also use your ship's skill to turn the tide of battle.

Here are a few mockups of the game so far

Battle - You battle other players and their ship. Battle is asynchronous PVP. Both ships steadily approach one another until they clash. Melee units can only attack after clash while Ranged units can attack even before ships clash


Defense Editor - other players can only attack you when your are offline. This is where you setup your defensive units in preparation for a player's attack

Ships - each ship varies in their skill, mana generation and crystal location

We'll be posting a gameplay trailer in the near future. Stay tuned!

Heroes Above Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/heroesabove

Last edited by pandaryll; 09-24-2014 at 12:22 AM.
09-15-2014, 04:45 AM
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So, I believe it is a freemium title..

09-15-2014, 06:13 PM
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Originally Posted by nkarafo View Post
So, I believe it is a freemium title..
Hi nkarafo!

Yes we plan to make it a free to play game with in-app purchases.

Rest assured that the game is not pay to win. How you progress in the game will ultimately depend on your skill as a strategist.

We'll post more info on each hero later!

Heroes Above Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/heroesabove
09-15-2014, 10:09 PM
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Wow this looks great!
09-15-2014, 10:27 PM
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Could you just make it FTP for the first couple levels then pay to unlock full game or something? FTP is the kiss of death. Hehe
09-15-2014, 10:34 PM
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This looks a little familiar...
09-16-2014, 12:59 AM
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Originally Posted by jgainsbrugh View Post
Could you just make it FTP for the first couple levels then pay to unlock full game or something? FTP is the kiss of death. Hehe
That might segregate the potential user base to payers and non-payers Still, we'll look into your suggestion.

Heroes Above Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/heroesabove
09-16-2014, 01:02 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MrMojoRisin View Post
This looks a little familiar...
Familiar in terms of look or concept? We'd like to know if there are existing games like these out there

Heroes Above Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/heroesabove
09-16-2014, 01:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Zeillusion View Post
Wow this looks great!
Thanks!

Heroes Above Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/heroesabove
09-16-2014, 07:45 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jgainsbrugh View Post
Could you just make it FTP for the first couple levels then pay to unlock full game or something? FTP is the kiss of death. Hehe
Quote:
Originally Posted by pandaryll View Post
That might segregate the potential user base to payers and non-payers Still, we'll look into your suggestion.
I got excited when I read the thread title and saw the first screenshot. But as soon as i see what looks like 5 different currency/timers on the town screen I am immediately turned off. I won't even try it if it has more than 2 currencies now a days. Plus the timer that shows 12h 12m is just scary. I hope you listen to jgainsbrugh and possibly read one of the articles on TA from a couple months ago about a game that switched from free to paid after a year and made more money in the first month or 2 than the whole previous year. Freemiums are dying, as i think finally after 5 years, most idiots are catching on to the scheme and quitting playing.