April 26th-29th 2013 :: Theme: Minimalism

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Flame Quest!

by Shatteraura - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Caution, this game is REALLY difficult! [It isnt unbeatable though ;)]

Also known as mrp [Miniroleplay] You play an aspireing fire mage, one last trial and you become a true fire mage! Beat the deadly ice dragon and steal the orb of fire to prove yourself!!!

The included readme SHOULD have a good set of instructions... Just incase though here is a few things: Press enter on the first screen to start! Use the arrow keys to select options and enter to confirm. Press ESC to bring up and close down the menu. The menu can be used to equip your character and use items [also to save!]

Run from fights you cant win! [the ice dragon is boss locked be sure you can win :P] the training fights get harder the closer you are to the middle red circle!

I have tried to fit the theme in several ways but i still wanted to make an rpg with most of the normal elements so it was a bit of a balencing act XD The game world is tiny [16x10 squares] there is only one character and 4 enemy types! also there are only 4 items in the game. I believe this fits the theme nicely, it was as minimal an rpg as i could imagine while making it [hopefully] fun to play. The dungeon music is very simple but very fitting with the theme, wheras the battle theme is more complex but more fun :D [Like i said, its a balencing act]

OH! hp+ and mp+ are potions!

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Comments

@SamPotasz says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:27pm

Really enjoyed the music, but it's so difficult! Would've appreciated a tutorial, guide, or intro :)

DaanVanYperen says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 1:10am

Like the art style. Die a lot. cried a little.

kyru says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 3:34am

Liked the music, fun simple RPG, very hard also.

mikeware says ...
May 5, 2013 @ 6:36pm

Would have liked a bit more story in the game itself. Seems just the one map page could have been expanded on a bit more than just random encounters.

h2n0 says ...
May 13, 2013 @ 7:10pm

DAMN. this is harder then i anticipated, very challenging game

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