Balance

Escort Quest, infinite bug fixery

Just deployed the latest to prod after quite¬†a dry spell. The build features a new quest where you must escort the princess across part of the overworld. It ties in […]

Orc Race Is Best Race

The orc has a tough late game, because everything wants to murder him. My latest character was doing pretty well with an axe, chainmail, and heavy boots. I turned down […]

Emergent Orcs and Trolls

So I’ve been working away on the character system for Overworld, 10 new classes and races to play from including the barbarian, wizard, and halfling. There’s a lot to talk […]

Content Update. Spoiler alert: Hedgehogs!

New items! Sling: ranged weapon, 0.5 damage, 0.5 pierce Blunderbuss: ranged weapon, cleave, 1 damage, inoperable in water Crossbow: ranged weapon, 0.5 pierce, 2 damage, slow Cornuthaum: hat (protects from […]

Barbarian Assault and the Great Paper Schism

Funny stuff is always happening in Overworld. Sometimes it’s unamusing funny stuff, like the one movement pattern that almost never occurs but introduces unrecoverable errors in the graphical world model. […]

So I started out deciding to flesh out huts as part of my “fun arc”. (The fun arc has included some new items, changes in caves, total item rebalancing, and […]

The hat, fan, bone, wood and metal shields. They are lots of fun. I’m going to do some rebalancing on all items, to make them tempting and versatile for the […]

Some clean up of soul death, both in general and due to environmental factors on a tile. Fixed a bug in cleave, loot drops overriding item tiles, and carrying quest […]

Added three new types of food. Fruit is much like veg, with small changes including monkeys eating it. Eggs come from birds and reptiles, snakes and lizards like to eat […]

Added the spikes stat, which causes attackers to receive damage. The cactus is immobile but spikey. Added the slow stat, which causes a beast to take only the first of […]