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Making dungeon/rpg styled game, looking for some input!

10-18-2014, 08:42 AM
Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 61
Making dungeon/rpg styled game, looking for some input!

Hey guys,

I’m thinking about making a “Bit Dungeon” styled rpg/dungeon game. Instead of where the character explores a map, he clears “tiles” of different maps from the enemies in order to get to the final boss for each level.

I’m trying to make a list of of important features to add to the game, would like some of your guys’ input.

Also, do you guys really like story-lines to be accompanied for such type games. OR do you not care and just like to go out there and destroy some monsters?
10-18-2014, 09:53 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,117
For that kind of dungeon crawling, i think just giving your character a reason to delve deep into the dungeon can be enough as a story. Better yet, like some roguelikes, at the start of each run, is a different backstory. Of course you also have the option of making a deeper story full of plot twists along the way.

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10-21-2014, 12:50 PM
Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 61
Thats great, I will come up with some features I can add and maybe discuss them here to see which ones are most popular.