Category Archives: Arcane Worlds

Arcane Worlds 0.23: resources and crafting

So, here’s the serious change to the global gameplay. You won’t find spells in the worlds now, instead you can collect resources to craft them. I might add spells you can find later, but they’ll be very rare, and most likely hidden in some secret places and locked with puzzles. There’s also a tutorial now. [...]

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Arcane Worlds 0.22

I rewrote most of the world generation for this update. It’s now based around the gameplay needs. One can add a bunch of elements needed for the gameplay to the world and the system will build the terrain around that. I left the gameplay about the same for now, but I’ll change that with the [...]

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Arcane Worlds 0.21

The major feature of this update is saving/loading of worlds, with all monsters, objects, scripts etc. It took about a month this time, but there was no way to release half of it. The game is otherwise about the same, but feels a bit different anyway since you now keep your castles in every world [...]

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Arcane Worlds 0.20

I skipped posting about the previous update, so here’s the new stuff: I added first land monsters (caterpillars), world palettes (so I can customize world colors to look more interesting than just randomly generated ones), magic vortex to highlight portals and collectable spells, and fixed some bugs. I also researched new method for object shadows [...]

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Arcane Worlds 0.18: music and improvements

It’s a small update before I start working on the more serious stuff. Change log: Added some music created by Josh Culler. Added resolution selection to options. Added “invert mouse Y” option. Added volume sliders. Spell casting auto-repeats now when you hold the button. Moved missile starting position closer to the player to improve targetting. [...]

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Arcane Worlds released on Steam Early Access

You can get it here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/269610 Steam keys should be available to those who already purchased the game. If you have trouble getting your Steam code, please contact me.

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Settled in Bulgaria

Just a quick note that my move is done and I now live in Varna, Bulgaria. I started a company here to run all my business, and I’m now working on launching Arcane Worlds on Steam Early Access.

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Arcane Worlds 0.17: universe, saved games and more

Another update is released, adding universe map, initial story mode with saved games, configurable controls and minor improvements. The universe is still lacking variety and interesting things, that’ll come in the next updates. In other news, I finally got my visa, so I’m moving with my wife and three cats to Bulgaria (from Russia). So [...]

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Groupees spotlight

Arcane Worlds is on sale now on Groupees spotlight! Pay what you want (minimum $1) to get alpha download, Desura key, and Steam key when it’ll be greenlit. There are some bonus wallpapers if you pay more. It’ll run for about 39 hours as of now. Don’t forget to vote on Steam Greenlight for it!

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Vote for Arcane Worlds on Indie DB

The voting for Indie of the Year 2013 has started on Indie DB. Vote for Arcane Worlds to help it win! 2013 Indie of the Year Awards via Indie DB In other news, interesting things are coming next week, and the next update is close to be released. Stay tuned!

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