rast

Abstruse games guy!

Mid-year Update, 2023

What it do, minimalist turn-based strategy fans. Time and tide, the clock ticks, the wheel turns. After six months hiatus on a fairly stable build, Overworld 1.18 something or other […]

Always wanted to try Overworld, but lack an Android device? Come play on the web! To celebrate this, I just did a long-ass post on r/roguelikedev to commemorate the event. […]

2022 Retrospective

For completeness, this is a record of relevant game development activities in the year 2022. An excellent year for Red Asteroid Games and Overworld, bringing as it did the v1.0 […]

Overworld 1.0 Released

Hi all, welcome to the official release post! Overworld is a one thumb mini RPG, out of beta today! Cast spells, complete quests, and unlock 35 classic fantasy characters in […]

2021 Retrospective

Overworld is the shortest roguelike in town. Studies show the brain can only focus on a few things at once. So to progress in a game, and get good at […]

2021 Closing Notes

Overworld (Android open beta, trailer, website, reddit, discord) Javascript/Mobile, 10 minute runs! Hi all, happy new year! I haven’t posted here in months. Got a build I’m pretty happy with […]

…and you can read a bunch of posts along the way here! Not much further to go now, I think. Posting this video because it will be outdated soon. ;p

Select Character Biographies

Overworld is set in a rudimentary medieval fantasy world with overlaid game mechanics. World building is not addressed directly in gameplay. It is developed through the biography or “bio” section […]

Overworld dev, week 35/52, 2021

Getting something out of the way first: This is a mobile F2P game, which loses some folk right off the bat. I feel the free offering offers a mostly complete […]

Overworld dev, week 31/52, 2021

Early in the week I pushed the latest build to the play store. A day later I noticed I had the client pointed at the internal server rather than prod. […]