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Palm Kingdoms 3 (formerly Palm Heroes)

03-01-2013, 07:19 AM
#1
Palm Kingdoms 3 (formerly Palm Heroes)

From the iPad Palm Heroes 2 thread: http://forums.toucharcade.com/showth...heroes&page=29

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Originally Posted by jim-ph View Post
We're working on PK3 right now. It will be nothing like the first two versions. It will be THE heroes game you've always wanted.
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Originally Posted by jim-ph View Post
Basically, what we changed is... everything and nothing.

RMG is not yet possible (map generator) - but at least now it's technically doable (it was just plain impossible with the old game engine).

The game now boasts amazing 60FPS (was 18-23 before), thanks to a modern native engine, game code written from scratch

Can't promise a much smarter AI - but we'll give him some acceptable cheats for the hardest difficulty - I think that's what you want in the end. Like knowing what army the enemies have. Such kind of compromises will make it play much more responsible, while keeping the game out of plain cheating (unlike it was in all heroes games when AI got 2X populations etc).

The game will go as a separate product - sorry for that, it's not our decision really. But the good side of it - it's a universal app now, finally. PK2 wastwo separate apps because otherwise it'd eat up all RAM on some devices due to an archaic game engine. Say bye-bye to old problems in PK3 though.

We'll certainly fix crashes (90% of those were out of memory warnings and iOS force quitting the app )

The release date is... soon. Very soon.

I'm in the middle of interface building. All from scratch. All native and pixel-perfect now. It will be so good that any die-hard RPG or strategy fan will want to play it just by looking at the screenshots. In a nutshell, we've gathered feedback, and did the homework.

Unfortunately, we'll have to leave out iOS 3.1.3, iPhone 2G, iPhone 3G, iTouch1G, iTouch2G users , as even the new Xcode no longer supports their processors. The rest of the devices will be fully supported in native resolution.

I can really talk about the technical side of it now really. NDA and stuff. But you will love how it plays and looks.

One thing for sure - you won't want to go back to PK1 and PK2 anymore.

[To moderators]: can anyone update the thread title to "Palm Kingdoms" ?

p.s. Yeah, by the way. Now it's your final chance to ask/offer anything about the gameplay and interface. In a couple of weeks I won't be able to do much correction to the new GUI.
03-01-2013, 08:02 AM
#2
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Originally Posted by undeadcow View Post
From the iPad Palm Heroes 2 thread: http://forums.toucharcade.com/showth...heroes&page=29
Color me excited! lol


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03-01-2013, 09:41 PM
#3
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 2,303
Why is this in the IPhone section?.
It's an IPAD game.. Iphone is wayyyyy to tiny Universal or not...
03-01-2013, 10:15 PM
#4
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Originally Posted by pka4916 View Post
Why is this in the IPhone section?.
It's an IPAD game.. Iphone is wayyyyy to tiny Universal or not...
Palm Heroes 2 has an iPhone/iPod build.
04-05-2013, 07:26 PM
#5
Wow :-)

A nice surprise!

We've got a working interface for the iphone, and almost functional battle.

One butt-hurt moment that you all remember from PK1 & PK2 was battle hexes. They are now bigger, easy and pleasant to tap.

Vertical iphone interface is sooo nice!
06-20-2013, 12:14 PM
#6
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06-27-2013, 08:38 AM
#7
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Originally Posted by jim-ph View Post
check out our new logo

Hey Jim,

any updates on the progress of Palm Kingdoms 3? Excitement levels are high as the old school HOMM type games are amazing. As is Palm Kingdoms 2
07-21-2013, 12:02 PM
#8
What happened to this game ? I thought it was coming out very soon.
07-21-2013, 12:44 PM
#9
PK3 likely still is coming soon-ish. I think the developer announced another intermediate title to come first but will have to research the thread.

Edit: That game is Battle Horn, "tactical tower defense." Here's the upcoming thread: http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=193107

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Originally Posted by PK3 Developer
We're releasing Battle Horn soon. A side project. But it will give you some look and feel of PK3 [Palm Kingdoms 3, also upcoming] amazingness.

Last edited by undeadcow; 07-21-2013 at 12:47 PM.
07-22-2013, 01:02 PM
#10
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Originally Posted by undeadcow View Post
PK3 likely still is coming soon-ish. I think the developer announced another intermediate title to come first but will have to research the thread.

Edit: That game is Battle Horn, "tactical tower defense." Here's the upcoming thread: http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=193107
I already know all of this. I'm waiting an official information from the dev.