Torches of Fate
Torches of Fate
A turned based Role Playing game. Based on some tabletop game adventures I have made throughout my life.
A turned based Role Playing game. Based on some tabletop game adventures I have made throughout my life. Read more
Hey there! Thanks for looking at my Kickstarter! Ever since I was young, it was my dream to make an RPG. Finally, after some college and getting a full time job, it has been possible to start this dream by using the program RPG maker. Growing up, I was influenced by many RPGs, such as: Phantasy Star IV, Legend of Dragoon, Pokemon and Final Fantasy. The first of these games is what made me decide to do this Kickstarter: Phantasy Star IV. Phantasy Star IV was a fantastic game for the Sega Genesis. It had many game changing mechanics ,but what really impressed me were the cutscenes. Phantasy Star IV had told it's story through manga panels that would flash on the screen as you made it through the story; my goal of the kickstarter is to have that for my game. Alas, art is not cheap. My full time job helps pay for other things the project needs, but paying for the manga panels is just a tad out of my budget range. However, it's all worth it. For the project, I am hiring the extremely talented King Hime to do the manga panels. The panels will be done in their style, involving various characters from the game. Here is King Hime's website to see examples of their work: http://kinghime.com/
Some things about the game.
Story revolves around four strangers who get roped into investigating a monster outbreak in the land of Alga. As they investigate they find strange Dark Beasts who have overtaken the region's peaceful guardians. Also a rise of a strange Wizard who seems to be controlling the Dark Beasts albeit incompetently.
The player's objective in the game is not only to see how our four main characters grow as people but to solve the mystery of whats going on with these Dark Beasts.
Another reason for developing this game is the mobile phone market of games lack good long adventure games you would see on handheld console. I believe Torches of Fate can get a hold on this market and make turn based RPGs easy and fun for anyone with a smartphone.
The game will try to tend to various levels of play, optional dungeons and exploring, backtracking to explore new areas as you get more items, trying to remove an emphasis to grinding so players who don't play RPGs as much can enjoy the story and experience. But I also will be putting in plenty of post game content so more experienced players can enjoy going all out in new game + and post story adventures.
Risks and challenges
A risk running with this project are delays from the release of the game. These are quite possible because I am working a full time job, which I do need to keep up with bills and rent.
Another risk we may run into, is getting the game off the ground due to issues with getting it onto Steam or Mobile. This is the first game I have ever released, so there maybe unforseen events that cause issue with that.
- (30 days)