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Discover the Skyworld in this fantasy RPG!!!
Will the floating continent fall, or will you be the one to save it...

Claude lives on Shelterra, a floating continent that is not tainted by Odium.
His dream of being a professional adventurer starts with a request for an escort to a cave.
He finds out that Shelterra is in danger of falling to the surface and that his talking stone is really an Artifact, a spirit slated to save Shelterra.
With the Orlok regime on his side, he steps up to save Shelterra.

- Save the Skyworld
Experience the heights of the Skyworld throughout your adventures, dungeons, and battles across the floating continent.
Move freely around this open world that has amazing depth.

- Learn Skills
You can learn skills by attacking enemies.
Gather information about skill learning form informants, and look for enemies with skills that can aid you in your adventure.
Power up your character by learning more skills.

- Summon Artifacts
You can fight alongside spirits by summoning Artifacts into battle.
Use the powerful skills of these spirits, or rely on them to guard you from enemy attacks.
Summon Artifacts to important battles to go all out.

*This game features some in-app-purchase content. While in-app-purchase content requires additional fees, by no means it is necessary for finishing the game.
12-05-2014, 01:36 PM
#2
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 120
New one from magitec. I got it and will provide impressions as I form them.

Reviews on Android forums indicate some discontent with how skills are learned from enemies and the difficulty but otherwise nothing stood out to me.

12-05-2014, 01:41 PM
#3
Joined: Jun 2011
Location: Monster Hunter Island
Posts: 5,179
Aww man this one actually has good looking art. I'm disappointed that it seems the game isn't good. :/

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12-05-2014, 02:10 PM
#4
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,206
I'd still try it. Learning skills from enemies is reminiscent of classics like Shin Megami Tensei, and then later adapted by FF8 (even though the mechanic's been around a while back through FF's Blue Mage).

The difficulty is what im looking at though. If it forces grinding as if it's the only way to complete the game, then that'd obviously be bad. I like how in classic JRPGs you can complete them with minimal grinding, and heavy grinding serves for maxing out stuff for the collectors.

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12-10-2014, 11:24 PM
#5
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 169
Btw didn't someone posted video of it earlier?
12-11-2014, 05:31 PM
#6
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 120
Sorry was meaning to post impressions but had some troubles getting in to it with some other games I'm playing right now. Hoping to get to it soon, though.

Super early impressions (basically just through the first dungeon and to the second city) are that the skill acquisition system does look annoying. Each character seems to have a random chance of learning a skill from an enemy when attacking. To find out which enemies might have skills worth grinding for you have to buy hints (in-game currency). Are mages/healers penalized because they use standard attacks much less frequently? I can't tell yet.

There are two IAP bonus content purchases. One looks to be a normal bonus dungeon, the other is a ticket to a challenge dungeon. Each run-through it gets more challenging and gives more rewards. It's not clear how many run-throughs there are, but it appears you would need to purchase a new ticket each time.

You can get IAP currency in game, both as rewards for certain quests and as drops from a rare encounter. It's too early to say yet whether you can get enough in-game to afford either of the content purchases.
12-11-2014, 06:58 PM
#7
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Ibaraki, Japan
Posts: 908
The bonus dungeon has critical story content. I didn't earn enough through a normal playthrough to buy it without spending more money.

I think this is my least favorite Kemco release so far.