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An open world fantasy RPG with building, farming and crafting. For PC, Mac and Linux.
An open world fantasy RPG with building, farming and crafting. For PC, Mac and Linux.
An open world fantasy RPG with building, farming and crafting. For PC, Mac and Linux.
1,384 backers pledged $52,940 to help bring this project to life.


As you know by now, Balrum is a tile based game. The word is put together from tiles. Similar games to Balrum have 100x100 or 200x200 size maps. Balrum has 400x400 maps and this lets us create insanely large dungeons and areas. Chapter one consists of 4 400x400 maps that are green land masses, and 2 400x400 dungeons. The following chapter areas are connected and we plan to have 30 400x400 maps and dozens of smaller and larger dungeons. Chapter one takes place in the Dark Woods, about 30% of the 4 maps are dense forests, also there is a large lake in the middle of the Dark Woods. When the people settled in the woods they were together in one village but soon because religious and political differences, the village broke into two sepparate villages. The villages need to work together to survive in the woods and this need creates interesting conflicts between them. You will also find people who decided not to be a part of the villages. You can find an anchient graveyard and a long forgotten small village that is overrun by giant spiders and you...yes we need to stop here now, or there will be no surprises left! :)
You will reveal why people fear this place and other darks secrets of the woods. 

 A huge thank you for all of our supporters! You guys are great! :)


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    1. Balcony Team Creator on July 23, 2013

      In chapter 2 you can decide if you want to build a house or not, if you decide that you don't want to build a house at the moment you can build it whenever you feel it's time.
      So your own house is chapter 2+ :)

    2. Aglarele on July 23, 2013

      How do chapters work? Do I need to build a new house every chapter?
      Or is that only advisable because you keep on moving further from home when you progress in the story?

    3. Balcony Team Creator on July 22, 2013

      We support all kinds of resolutions from really low to extremely high. If you play with windowed mode you are able to resize the window on the fly to any resolution you like.

    4. Marc V on July 21, 2013

      This adaptable to any resolution or has window mode?

      I play at 4800 by 2560

    5. Balcony Team Creator on July 21, 2013

      Hi there! In 720p you see about 24x44.
      400x400 is big! ;)

    6. Vistaer - Back "After Reset, Rebooted" on July 21, 2013

      I'm not exactly sure how to visualize the size of this. In the videos you've shwon, about how much of a 400x400 map are you seeing on your screen at a given time? When you say 400x400, it actually sounds a bit small to me, so I assume I just need a better reference, hence the amount you see on your screen :)