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  • Publisher: GabySoft
  • Genre: Strategy
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 52.0 MB
  • Version: 2.3
  • Price: Free
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App description: Oubliette is the classic multiplayer dungeon fantasy role playing game, finally available on the iPhone/iPod Touch. Build a party of fighters, priests, mages and thieves to run deep into the dungeon. Test your courage and skill against groups of orcs, trolls, vampires and dragons.

Earning its reputation as the thinking man's dungeon game, Oubliette blends the thrill of mortal combat with the sublime challenges of strategy, planning and adaptation. Rather than testing your reaction speed and nerves, like a first person shooter, Oubliette challenges the player to do careful strategic planning as well as make tactical decisions in the heat of battle.

Each player (character) in the game is created from one of eight player races, which vary in attributes such as strength, intelligence, dexterity and durability. Elves are highly intelligent and (potentially) immortal, Orcs are strong with short life spans, Dwarves are strong with high wisdom, Kobolds are quite weak in most areas but advance more quickly.

Depending on these attributes, each player will be qualified to join a limited number of player classes (occupations). More balanced players will have more choices, including Hirebrand (fighter), Mage, Priest and Thief. Less commonly, players may be qualified for a highly selective class with special skills such as Ranger, Sage, Paladin, Samurai or Ninja.

Unlike games which focus on a single player against multiple opponents, Oubliette allows a party of up to 10 players with complementary skills to face the various types of monsters found in the dungeon. There are more than 160 different monsters, and to deal with them, more than 150 different pieces of equipment, which may be enchanted with special properties or skills.

Oubliette is challenging, but forgiving. New players commonly have their parties wiped out by an unfamiliar group of monsters. In fact, your party can meet up to 3 monster groups at the same time! Use the Temporal Chamber to save a Temporal Portal before dangerous trips. If things turn out badly, use the Temporal Chamber to turn back the clock and try again. The trapeze is every bit as thrilling, but safer, with a net below.

If you are up to the challenge, Oubliette is free to download and play. Explore the easier levels of the dungeon to build your party and expertise. And then, when you are ready, feel the power of the game on the deeper levels. Onward to Glory!
08-26-2010, 07:13 PM
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08-26-2010, 07:14 PM
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Why does it say multiplayer? I see no multiplayer features.

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08-26-2010, 07:35 PM
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Originally Posted by KushyKush View Post
Why does it say multiplayer? I see no multiplayer features.
It Says it allows players to form a party etc


Anyways *tries*

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08-26-2010, 08:25 PM
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This looks like it could go either way. Some decent graphics on display, which suggests some good design choices. But then, default built-in text display and cluttered UI says otherwise.

I also smell unmentioned DLC in here somewhere. Like maybe around those "deeper levels" it talks about.

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08-26-2010, 08:39 PM
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This looks like it could go either way. Some decent graphics on display, which suggests some good design choices. But then, default built-in text display and cluttered UI says otherwise.

I also smell unmentioned DLC in here somewhere. Like maybe around those "deeper levels" it talks about.
The DLC appears to be in the form of "portals." Which, if I understand correctly, allow you to save your game. You get ten to start with, and I presume have to pay to save your game once you've run out.
08-26-2010, 08:48 PM
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The DLC appears to be in the form of "portals." Which, if I understand correctly, allow you to save your game. You get ten to start with, and I presume have to pay to save your game once you've run out.
o.O

Well that's a definite pass.

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08-26-2010, 08:49 PM
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Looks ugly. and the UI is probably crap.
08-26-2010, 09:06 PM
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Looks ugly. and the UI is probably crap.
It acually wasn't too bad for a free game. Reminded me of something like an early 90s beta with some potential. I presumed it was released for free to get some feedback from players. Deleted as soon as I read about the DLC though; it would be a bit outrageous for a really polished game, but for this, I think the devs must be suffering from some kind of delusion at best.
08-26-2010, 11:02 PM
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It acually wasn't too bad for a free game. Reminded me of something like an early 90s beta with some potential. I presumed it was released for free to get some feedback from players. Deleted as soon as I read about the DLC though; it would be a bit outrageous for a really polished game, but for this, I think the devs must be suffering from some kind of delusion at best.
Actually the game automatically saves for you. If you are familiar with Diablo II it's like having 10 portal scrolls that last forever when you activate them. So if you die rather than starting from the beginning of the dungeon you can go to your last portal.

I still think it's stupid to pay for "Portal Scrolls" but I'll see how far I can get through the game without actually needing them. If the portal gems are absolutely necessary to succeed, then this game is a bust.

Wish me luck!

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