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Scratch Quest

by Andre Odendaal - Jam Entry

Scratch Quest is a casual RPG quest like Puzzle Quest or Dragon Era, where you use scratch cards for combat. You play a random hero on a generic, self-aware adventure. While in combat, buy scratch card and play them to attack enemies, earn gold and unleash other special abilities or win prizes.

This game is still incomplete but vastly improved from the previous release. I would like to continue working on it after the jam.

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Tuism says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:58pm

Well, you know how I feel about dice in games :P So personally I don't like an utterly random mechanic, but I can definitely see the appeal! There was a game called Slot Quest or something to that effect and it was super popular, something I think your game also has :)

Does it have an end of the fight, currently?

Anyhow, good work, sorry you didn't make the 48 cos of some stupid bug!!

Apr 29, 2014 @ 5:43am

While it's random it is weighted and future development would monitor the player's progress and lean towards options that give the player an advantage

RetroEpic says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 8:24am

Very cool idea! But I wasn't really sure what my progress was with the battle.

May 5, 2014 @ 1:07pm

Not sure if the bat is beatable. Adding some health bar might helps.

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