Eschalon: Book 1 Update
8:33 AM | Cord Kruse | 3 comments
Basilisk Games has offered an update on the status of Eschalon: Book 1, their upcoming fantasy role playing game. The company is currently working on Eschalon's game content and balancing. The finished product will feature turn based combat, a non-linear story, and a versatile character creation system.
Our most recent milestone was getting the demo portion of the game finished in time for the IGF submission deadline (September 8th). Since then we’ve been working on: No official release date for Eschalon: Book 1 has been announced. For more information click the links below.
Eschalon: Book 1
* Spell system balancing...after lots of testing, a few spells were deemed “redundant” next to other spells and skills, so both realms of magic got an extensive review. Several spells were added, others removed. The new spell list is more useful now.
* Skill balancing...Hide in Shadow, Move Silently, Meditation and Survival were all improved or adjusted based on mid-to-high leveled character testing.
* We improved the blast function which handles the scattering of elements and the concussion radius of explosions. This affects any spell, item or trap that produces an explosion or requires an area or scattering effect.
* Further code optimizations done to improve load times and performance.
Eschalon: Book I
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