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We want to bring you Sword of Fargoal 2 for Mac/PC/Linux/iOS completely reimagined, reworked, and stuffed with awesome new features!
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"So, Anthony, where's the game?"

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So Anthony.  You said the game would be done by the end of January.  Right?

Um...yes.  Yes, I did.

So...it's the 29th now.  We'll be playing the game next week, right?

Um...no.  Pretty much as soon as I said that my day job started heating and I ended up spending some long hours there.

So what's the new date?  I ask solely so that I'll know when you're going to disappoint us again.

Well...that's the thing.  I'd rather not give a date-

YOU WON'T EVEN GIVE US A DATE?!  SCANDAL!  SWINDLER!  CHISLER!

Well, see, I just don't want this to happen agai-

IS THE GAME EVER COMING OUT?  AT ALL?  EVER?

Yes!  It's very close!  It's just that my free time to work on it has been very spotty.  Much worse than I thought it would be.  So I'm not going to give another date to miss, but I will be posting updates here more often.  I don't want you guys to think the project is languishing (even though it is, just a little bit).  I'll also be doing another livecoding session very soon, and as soon as we get some more features in (like the new UI), we'll release another beta.

More Vault Stuff

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Screenshots, eh?  Try this:

Whuuuut?
Whuuuut?

 What kind of vault could this possibly be?  Most of the area is inaccessible!

Except...

Sneaky!
Sneaky!

 Some of the walls are actually secret doors!  Which ones?  I'LL NEVER TELL!  BWAHAHAHAHAAAAAA!

(On a more serious note, game design is really about being evil.  But not too evil.  Just evil enough.  It's a delicate balance.)

Life in the vault...is about to change.

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Hi, this is Anthony.  I'm currently finishing off vaults.  What's a vault?  It's a special room that contains odd geometry, deadly traps, and a surprise at the end!  There were three kinds in Fargoal 1; Fargoal 2 will have at least six.  And since they will be bigger, longer and more difficult they should come with better loot, don't you think?  Vaults have an excellent chance of providing you with an ego weapon!

Which means I should probably finish ego weapons next.

We inch ever closer!

Fargoal 2 Livecoding Event Begins in an Hour!

Um...yeah, what the title said!  I'm going to be coding Fargoal 2 live on Twitch!  The broadcast has already begun but I'll start coding in earnest in about 45!  Come and join!

http://www.twitch.tv/viridiangames

Anthony, Fargoal 2 Developer

Well, Crud.

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I was back in the hospital again briefly yesterday (false alarm, thank goodness) and today is my youngest daughter's birthday.  So I completely forgot about the livestream!  Sorry about that.  We'll do it next weekend and it'll be great!

 - Anthony