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      Pixel-art turn-based RPG fans - check out the demo for Of Blades & Tails

      news.movim.eu / GamingOnLinux · Monday, 10 January, 2022 - 14:13 · 1 minute

    Interested in checking out a fresh upcoming pixel-art turn-based RPG? Of Blades & Tails looks pretty great and there's now a demo available to try.

    The developer explains that it's inspired by Diablo, Tales of Maj'Eyal and Stoneshard but there's no permadeath so you don't need to worry about any brutal difficulty here. That's not to say it will be easy but it will regularly give you a save so that's nice. On top of that the lore is inspired by the classic point & click adventure Inherit the Earth. Made with Godot Engine , you can see a trailer below:

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    Game Features:

    • Turn-based Combat that allows for quick action or strategic planning
    • An Open World with lots of places to discover
    • A fresh, animalistic setting in a vibrant pixel art look
    • Procedural generated dungeons and caves
    • A Main Storyline and various side quests
    • Classless Character Development with many abilities to unlock
    • Equipment of different qualities and Unique Items with special powers
    • Hunt giant bugs or gather herbs and other useful resources
    • Many Enemy Types with different skills that may require tactical decisions
    • Trade with rats and other profit-seeking animals
    • ... and more to come!

    Try out the demo on itch.io and Steam .

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      Upcoming GZDoom-powered FPS Selaco shows off the 'AI Response System'

      news.movim.eu / GamingOnLinux · Monday, 10 January, 2022 - 12:04 · 2 minutes

    As if I could get any more excited? Selaco just looks simply incredible in the footage we've seen previously, this new GZDoom-powered FPS is going to kick-ass.

    One of the big features is the FEAR-inspired AI system, where the enemies actually work together properly to take you down. They're aware of each other, use different tactics depending on the situation and so on. It does sound exciting and the latest video shows it off a little more. Oh, you also get to flip things for cover which is clearly awesome.

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    Game Features:

    • A lengthy story-driven campaign

    Selaco is a story-driven experience, and we don't say that lightly. A dedicated writer has been brought on board to assist with creating an engaging and believable sci-fi story and world.

    • Intense Action set pieces

    Turn the entire world into confetti with the destructive power of your weapons. Every single bullet will react properly with any materials or objects you hit. Our artists have created many different variations for each (voxel)object to ensure that the aftermath of each encounter is palpable. That once lavish office space now nothing but a pile of rubble with broken paintings, smashed tables, screen, chairs, smoke, and chunks of debris.

    • Custom AI

    With our FEAR influence, writing proper AI was a goal from the get go. The enemy is fully aware of each other's presence and work together to take you down. They will keep their distance if you apply constant pressure on them, will rush you if you hide or run out of bullets, toss grenades if you use the same cover for too long, and much more. Hundreds of custom lines have been written and acted out, providing hints to the player about their current plans and tactics.

    • Full soundtrack

    Selaco is accompanied by a full length original soundtrack composed by an experienced musician who has worked on many games in the past.

    • Professional voice-acting.

    To help immerse players in the story and atmosphere of Selaco, professional voice actors have been brought on board. Dawn will be voiced by the incredibly talented Melissa Medina, with other casting choices revealed at a later date.

    It's quite some time away from release yet but don't let that stop you heading over to Steam and hitting that wishlist button.

    You can also support the developer on Patreon .

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