Author Topic: Falling Dark - An adventure game with RPG elements  (Read 294 times)

FransisKransis

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Hello, I just finished yet another indie-y style game. This one not only has some RPG elements, but also features 'Point and Click'-style puzzle solving and combat. Which is good and not bad. Also, this game is not rated by the ESRB, but if it were, it would be a hard M.

It’s a love story with political undertones, which are both themes that gamers really like and can relate to.

For marketing purposes I’m also required to inform you that my game, ‘Absin’, got the AGS pick of the month back in June. This game isn’t as good as that one of course, but that’s PR for you.

The box-blurb thing is thus:

“The year is 1999. The underground culture of the nineties is coming to an end. It is being replaced by a corporate-driven growth of technology and a culture of distraction. In the last dark streets of the city, people stand against this change to preserve their own ways of life. However, as entities start to sell it out, it becomes only a matter of time before the underground is divided and conquered.
In the midst of this, is Taylor. A simple person of an older time, struggling to keep their head above water as they’re sucked deep into the heart of this conflict, and this division.”

‘Falling Dark’ is a point and click adventure game with RPG elements, featuring:
• Several branching narrative paths.
• A blend of 'Point and Click' puzzle solving and combat.
• A variety of hidden side-quests and encounters.
• And an original soundtrack.

So if that sounds interesting to you, please do check it out.

Screenshots straight from the Itch.io page:










And a link to said page:
https://thinking-of-cremation.itch.io/falling-dark

Cheers,
Fransis
« Last Edit: 02 Dec 2019, 22:37 by FransisKransis »

Re: Falling Dark - An adventure game with RPG elements
« Reply #1 on: 02 Dec 2019, 23:17 »
Awesome! I really enjoy your narrative.
Congrats on meeting your target release date :)

I'll leave my feedback here when I finish the game.

Jack

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Re: Falling Dark - An adventure game with RPG elements
« Reply #2 on: 03 Dec 2019, 01:34 »
Definitely sounds interesting.

Hope to give it a go sometime.

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Re: Falling Dark - An adventure game with RPG elements
« Reply #3 on: 03 Dec 2019, 12:11 »
Looks interesting.  Need to give this a try.   :smiley:


"point and click adventure game with RPG elements"
So... like Quest For Glory?



FransisKransis

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Re: Falling Dark - An adventure game with RPG elements
« Reply #4 on: 03 Dec 2019, 15:51 »
I'll leave my feedback here when I finish the game.

Sounds good, Kastchey, I look forward to your thoughts.

Definitely sounds interesting.

Hope to give it a go sometime.

Thanks, Jack!

"point and click adventure game with RPG elements"
So... like Quest For Glory?

And Frodo, sure, it's definitely in a similar design vein as far as stats go. Though if I recall correctly, I think Quest For Glory had turn-based combat? This game's combat is run live.