Archive for the ‘indie RPG news’ Category

Indie RPGs make strong showing in RPGWatch poll

This is interesting: general-purpose RPG news site RPGWatch has posted the results of a poll in which they asked people to rank this year’s upcoming crop of RPGs according to which look the most promising. Indie RPGs made quite a strong showing in the poll, taking second (Frayed Knights) and fourth place (Avadon) in the […]

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Parodies: Super Press Space to Win Action RPG and Linear RPG

While I have the presence of mind to remember to do this, I want to share a couple of free (and extremely well-done) jRPG parodies I’ve had the pleasure to experience over the past year. Super Press Space to Win Action RPG and Sophie Houlden’s The Linear RPG are both scathing critique of jRPG conventions. […]

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New release: Darklight Dungeon

Tired of RPG Maker games? Well, here’s something you don’t see every day, Chauncey: a first-person dungeon delver. That would be Darklight Dungeon, by ZoellerSoft LLC. The screenies and description immediately call to mind old games like Wizardry and Stonekeep. Darklight Dungeon’s official description is a little lackluster, but the Rampant Games blog has its […]

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New release: The Witch and the Warrior

You! Have you been hungering for a new RPG Maker game; sitting at home, stroking your goatee, as it were, thinking about your need for 2D anime-style graphics and level grinding? Well then boy-howdy are you ever in luck! Eridani Games has just released The Witch and the Warrior, a game which (I assume) bears […]

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Telepath RPG: Servants of God available for pre-order

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Thus, rather than tell you that strategy-RPG / western-RPG wunderkind Telepath RPG: Servants of God has just been made available for pre-order, I will use a picture: Word has it that this is going to be a good’n, but in the spirit of visuals over verbiage, […]

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New release: Through

Will Swannack writes in with word that he has released a new graphical roguelike by the name of Through. As in, “Will is now Through developing the game,” or “Let’s go adventuring Through this big dungeon,” or “I played Through too much and then I Through up.” Well. Maybe not that last one. Anyway, here […]

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New release: Ash

Developers SRRN made a curious choice in creating Ash: they built a brand-new jRPG engine natively for the iPhone, then licensed generic RPG Maker sprites from Enterbrain to decorate the thing. According to this positive review up on RPGFan, however, the original writing really makes the game. It’s $4.99 up on the app store. Here […]

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New release: Millennium 3

Don’t ask me how they managed this, but Aldorlea Games has just released a new RPG less than a week after the release of their last RPG. This latest one is called Millennium 3: Cry Wolf. Here is what it’s about: Marine and her friends are back! Time is running out for the showdown and […]

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Driftmoon available for pre-order

Developer Instant Kingdom wrote to me today to announce that they are now taking pre-orders for their up-and-coming indie RPG Driftmoon. Quoth the developer: Driftmoon is an adventure-oriented roleplaying game, with focus on storytelling, exploring and quests. In Driftmoon there are always plenty of things to find and people to meet, and instead of killing […]

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New release: Jade’s Journey

Aldorlea Games writes in to announce the release of a new RPG Maker jRPG by the name of Jade’s Journey. I’d like to tell you something about it, but all they have up is the following plot description: Join Jade in her journey to master her powers and save her father! Jade is a regular […]

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