Day: March 25, 2012

AVWW Beta 0.915 “Dire Servant… From The Meadow?” Released!

This one has yet another batch of bugfixes, but also four new/revised features:

1. Actual glass in windows, with periodic cracks and everything.

2. Healing Touch now not only works in multiplayer, it’s a lot more useful in how it works in multiplayer and solo.

3. Skelebot Guards are now Skelebot Grunts, and way less annoying.  Elite versions of the grunts will be added later with new abilities/behavior to make them more challenging, but for now the grunts are pretty simple cannon fodder for the start of the game.

4. A new summon spell has been added to the game; it’s something you can get starting on the second continent.  It’s got a funny name and appearance, but it’s actually pretty powerful — depending on the circumstances, actually moreso than the rhino.

More to come soon.  Enjoy!

This is a standard update that you can download through the
in-game updater itself, if you already have 0.500 or later. When you
launch the game, you’ll see the notice of the update having been found
if you’re connected to the Internet at the time. If you don’t have 0.500 or later, you can download that here.

Steam Deal: Tidalis $2.50 Today Only

Steam has our ‘easy to learn, hard to master’ puzzler Tidalis at 50% off today only as part of their Daily Deal promotion. With the game’s recent price drop that brings the PC/Mac title down to just $2.50.

If you know much about our games, you know that’s quite a bit of content for around the cost of a cup of coffee. Plus no calories (directly).

The sale ends tomorrow (Monday, March 26th) at 10:00 AM PT. Reluctant? Demo. Tidalis Lite (browser version).

AVWW Interview On First Drop Show

Chris and I had a solid chat last week with Eddie Milanes on the First Drop Show podcast.

We cover a variety of topics regarding the design, development, and upcoming official release of A Valley Without Wind, including scrapped concepts, future possibilities for the game, why we try to only develop features in that we’d want to play, etc.

If you’re looking for some in-depth discussion about the game, or just have an hour to kill, definitely give it a listen.