A Cynical Story, a comedic RPG about private development. Launch 9/16!

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It has been some time!

After three lengthy years we’re lastly winding down on the event. All the story work has been applied into the sport, and now its only a matter of fleshing out just a few chapters, and sharpening up among the outdated ones! The sport is aimed for July.

Just a few official stats as we transfer nearer to launch:

over 100 distinctive NPCs to work together with
over 130 objects to examine
over a dozen boss fights
5-6 hours of gameplay minimal (this does not embrace exploration and inspecting)

If you have not performed the demo but you will get it without cost on Steam!
https://retailer.steampowered.com/app/960710/DONT_GIVE_UP_A_Cynical_Tale/

So what’s new?

Nicely, for one, the tiled backgrounds ended up being a complete success!

I am toying round with the thought of discovering new tiles all through the course of the sport that get added and likewise present small stat boosts (and naturally achievement functions)

For the reason that authentic demo, sure issues have wanted some TLC, like phasing by way of the primary door to the residences, so with all of the “necessary” stuff accomplished, I’ve had time to start out “sexifying” some components of the world!

The factor at this level visually that I am excited for many proper now’s our model spanking new character portraits!
I used to be fortunate sufficient to search out an artist who was within the challenge, and I anticipate that the sport could have round 90 facial expressions added!

Since DGU is heavy on story, that is so extremely crucial and I am completely satisfied the characters can be getting the vary they should drive the additional emotion their pixel types cannot.

The very last thing I wanna share is the outcomes of the Kickstarter backer NPCs, a bunch of nice people went above and past to assist me get the additional funds I wanted to make the superior soundtrack, portraits, and additional aptitude come to life! Right here they’re of their glory!

For the rest of the dev I’ve additionally determined to start out a Dev “Log” on the official web site, which isn’t a lot targeted on the precise improvement, however extra so my opinions, feelings, thoughts- principally a dev weblog with a give attention to the private points. In case you could be curious about that form of factor you may test it out over at tacopizzacats.com !

Nicely that is it for now, will carry extra thrilling information quickly and extra often now that there is a little extra spare time on my plate! I am going to additionally attempt to give a break down on among the options and causes for doing so as a substitute of simply doing a what’s new dump Tongue

Thanks for studying!
https://twitter.com/tacopizzacats

PS: How might I forgot?! New battle transitions!



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