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Deity Quest announced

David Maletz writes in to tell me about Deity Quest, a Pokemon-inspired jRPG in development by two-person outfit Fancy Fish Games. The premise: you play as an ambitious new god recently graduated from the Ethereal Academy. Despite being assigned as a simple lower deity of the world of Aberos, your goal is to become the […]

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The Wizard announced

Jan Lachnit writes in to tell me about The Wizard, a free turn-based dungeon-crawler in development by Hypnotic Owl (i.e. himself and his friend Hannes Flor). The premise: You play as the exceptionally handsome, but uneducated wizard Kevin and your good looks have just been stolen. To get them back you are forced to learn […]

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Drox Operative, Din’s Curse, Depths of Peril released on Linux

Steven Peeler of Soldak Entertainment, steadfast developer of quality Diablo-style aRPGs with interesting procedural generation techniques, has announced that three of his past titles–Drox Operative (reviewed here), Din’s Curse (reviewed here), and Depths of Peril–are now available for Linux for the first time. You can snag Drox Operative here, snag Din’s Curse here, and do […]

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New release: Eternal Lux

Martín del Río (a.k.a. Káwa Project) writes in to tell me about Eternal Lux, a new strategy RPG he’s created for Android. (If the name “Káwa Project” sounds familiar, that would probably be because of Aidinia RPG, covered here last year.) Eternal Lux has simple 16-color graphics and a MIDI soundtrack meant to evoke the […]

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Ruins of Endoth announced

Daz writes to me from Ruined Games to announce Ruins of Endoth, a top-down 2D action RPG with procedurally generated environments. Daz sums up the current state of the game as follows: 10 procedurally generated dungeon levels (potentially infinite in the full release) Fully randomised loot, calling from 10 base item types with up to […]

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Back to Back: indie RPGs to fund

Boy! It sure been a little while since we last checked in on the world of Kickstarter, eh? Let’s see what’s new!

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Lenna’s Inception announced

Word reaches me that there’s a new Zelda-alike in development with procedurally generated overworld and dungeons. This one is called Lenna’s Inception, and it’s being created by Tom Coxon (a.k.a. “bytten”). Coxon says there isn’t an official narrative premise just yet, but that the planned plot will be along these lines: Lenna teaches at a […]

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Saga Heroes pre-alpha demo released

Saga Heroes (previously covered here) now has a demo out for Windows and OUYA, and playable in-browser on other platforms (those being Mac and Linux). You can try out the demo here.

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Celestian Tales: Old North announced

Cipto Adiguno of Indonesian indie studio Ekuator Games writes in to tell me about Celestian Tales: Old North, a jRPG they’re creating where the story spans three decades and your characters visibly age. Now, this isn’t the first time I’ve heard of this game; they actually first wrote to me last summer when they were […]

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Heroes of Steel out for Windows, Episode 2 released

Hey folks, remember this one? The Trese Brothers tell me that (1) they’ve now released the second episode of Heroes of Steel, and (2) the game is now available for Windows on Desura, where it is (a) miscategorized as a roguelike and (b) priced at $11.99. The premise of the second episode: Episode 2 sends […]

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