A game inspired by classic Magic Carpet, with modern graphics and features. You play as a sorcerer, exploring mysterious worlds, changing them, discovering ancient secrets, creating new spells, fighting creatures and other mages, building and destroying as you please.
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Megjelenés dátuma: 2014. jan. 28.

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The Early Access version has:
* Dynamic, procedurally generated worlds.
* Water and lava simulation.
* Swarms of creatures.
* Initial global gameplay (web of worlds).

As the development goes on, the following features will be added:
* Web of worlds to explore and change, with global goals and consequences.
* More spells, creatures, special worlds, places and events.
* PvP multi-player mode.
* Sandbox mode (possible with cheats for now).
* Controller support.
* Linux and Mac ports.”
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Arcane Worlds vásárlása

 

Legutóbbi frissítések Összes megnézése (22)

június 11.

Update 0.36

This is a small update before I start overhauling AI which I have mostly planned out already.

I integrated "dear imgui" library and made log viewer / script console with it. It's quite good for quickly building developer tools, so eventually I'll bind it to script to make it available for modders and for script analytics and debugging.

  • Added log viewer / script console (accessed with F5 if you have dev. tools on in options).
  • Added gloss maps for building textures.
  • Mana threshold is displayed now on the castle mana bar in the progress mode.

If you like what I do, you can support me on Patreon!

8 megjegyzés Tovább

május 17.

Update 0.35

The main feature of this update is shading overhaul, which changes how light interacts with materials. It allows for glossy materials now, and thanks to rendering pipeline changes, I have place for extra material parameter in the G-buffer which I might use later.

If you're interested in technical details, it's inspired by Disney's BRDF, but adjusted for real-time non-photorealistic rendering. And some hacks to make stuff that doesn't have normals (like foliage) look good.

  • Major overhaul of shading and lighting.
  • Ranmantaru logo in first loading screen.
  • Blurred background for loading screen.
  • Fixed minor shadow issue.

If you like what I do, you can support me on Patreon!

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Értékelések

“Even if Arcane Worlds only ever copied Magic Carpet, that would be enough for some people to be excited about it... but it already looks like there’s more to it than that.”
Rock, Paper, Shotgun

A játékról

A game inspired by classic Magic Carpet, with modern graphics and features. You play as a sorcerer, exploring mysterious worlds, changing them, discovering ancient secrets, creating new spells, fighting creatures and other mages, building and destroying as you please.

Rendszerkövetelmények

    Minimum:
    • Op. rendszer: Windows XP
    • Processzor: Pentium 4, Athlon 64
    • Memória: 1 GB RAM
    • Grafika: NVidia 6600, ATI X1300
    • DirectX: Verzió: 9.0c
    Ajánlott:
    • Op. rendszer: Windows Vista or newer
    • Processzor: 2 cores or better
    • Memória: 4 GB RAM
    • Grafika: DirectX 10 class card or better
Vásárlói értékelések
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Összesítve:
Vegyes (168 értékelés)
Nemrég közzétéve
Viridium
( 0.4 óra a nyilvántartásban )
Korai hozzáférési értékelés
Közzétéve: június 25.
Early Access since 2014. No Updates since months.

If and only IF this game gets finished it could be nice. Like this it's a glorified Engine Test.
Sevyc
( 24.6 óra a nyilvántartásban )
Korai hozzáférési értékelés
Közzétéve: június 3.
Tons of fun even in early access.
I bought Arcane Worlds quite a long time ago and there has been only few updates because of a few troubles the developer had (afaik)
However I'm very excited to see where this is going and fortunately a bit more patient than many other people who bought this game in early access too.

I had a lot of fun discovering, altering and playing around with the worlds and only can recommend Arcane Worlds.

Best luck for the developer and thank you for this already!
Nakey
( 10.6 óra a nyilvántartásban )
Korai hozzáférési értékelés
Közzétéve: május 24.
i swear i've played somthing exactly like this before i just can't remember what it was.
Assossa
( 0.4 óra a nyilvántartásban )
Korai hozzáférési értékelés
Közzétéve: március 25.
A nice relaxing and fun game. It's not a "game", but more of a toy. This game will not offer you action or anything fast-paced, but is nice if your stressed or bored. I don't recommend paying $10 for it though, I would suggest buying it dirt cheap off a key reselling site.
Dr. Fnord
( 6.9 óra a nyilvántartásban )
Korai hozzáférési értékelés
Közzétéve: március 15.
This game captures much of the fun of the classic Magic Carpet, and I think that it's worth playing even in its current state. I'll be interested to see what Ranmantaru Games does to further develop it - but so far, so good.
One Man and his Droid
( 0.2 óra a nyilvántartásban )
Korai hozzáférési értékelés
Közzétéve: március 11.
...if this ever gets finished, it could be a good little game... maybe twek the interface a bit, get it mapped to a decent controller, and away we go! It's a intriguing promise that reminds me of games on the C64, but it's incredibly rough at the moment and has been for a loooooong time...
lionman253
( 0.7 óra a nyilvántartásban )
Korai hozzáférési értékelés
Közzétéve: február 16.
sucks i liked it alot but it sucks i want me money back
Xxibeautyfrompain
( 1.8 óra a nyilvántartásban )
Korai hozzáférési értékelés
Közzétéve: január 30.
i would say that code spells might be better then this game but what i would say is it has nice graphc's and it has a sand box and lets you change some of the cheats in story mode or sandbox mode but what i have thats issues with it is the story mode is really buggy and sometimes the enemies group up in large groups witch can get annoying and you only get a limited amount of power to use each spell and its kind of annoying when it comes to lag but whats really fun about this game is playing in the sand box thats where you can have the most fun using all the spells and even also playing with the land scape to the point where its trash.
ThatSponge™
( 5.6 óra a nyilvántartásban )
Korai hozzáférési értékelés
Közzétéve: január 21.
I dont care what others think about this game.
i like it, even tho i dont see it being finished soon, the game is NOT abandoned.
It still gets updated every month or so.
about the game itself IT'S AWESOME
you are like god, you are building and destroying worlds at your own will, and as you see fit.
you can create volcanos cliffs mountains AND SO MUCH MORE

good job developer!


so do i reccomend it? HELL YEAH
Beugnen
( 1.0 óra a nyilvántartásban )
Korai hozzáférési értékelés
Közzétéve: január 19.
Did you play Magic Carpet back in the day? I did!

- Did you love how it felt as if you were on a flying carpet?
- Did you love the wide range of spells?
- Did you love the story?
- Did you love the evil wizards?
- Did you love the wide range of creatures?

Me too. Well this game has none of that so don't bother buying this tripe.

Typical Early Access game
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Ajánlott
24.6 óra a nyilvántartásban
Korai hozzáférési értékelés
Közzétéve: június 3.
Tons of fun even in early access.
I bought Arcane Worlds quite a long time ago and there has been only few updates because of a few troubles the developer had (afaik)
However I'm very excited to see where this is going and fortunately a bit more patient than many other people who bought this game in early access too.

I had a lot of fun discovering, altering and playing around with the worlds and only can recommend Arcane Worlds.

Best luck for the developer and thank you for this already!
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Leghasznosabb értékelések  Összesen
1 emberből 0 (0%) találta hasznosnak ezt az értékelést
Nem ajánlott
0.2 óra a nyilvántartásban
Korai hozzáférési értékelés
Közzétéve: 2015. december 31.
umm

dowload..

start game

wait 19231941824389 hour

started !

crash

rage

started !

crash

rage

started !

crash

rage

started !

crash

rage

and one thing is good,.. uninstall
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Ajánlott
1.2 óra a nyilvántartásban
Korai hozzáférési értékelés
Közzétéve: 2014. január 28.
EARLY ACCESS-

Those are two big words these days that get quite mistruded, misunderstood or just plain ignored. EARLY ACCESS. While yes the game was just added to Steam today and it is a very early alpha build I found the game to be enjoyable. The game may be lacking in things to do but again that is because of EARLY ACCESS. Buying the game at this point is supporting the game and giving money to the developer to help push development faster and further.

With that said my experience in the game was very enjoyable. I played for about an hour and twenty minutes. There are about 12 spells to find and unlock currently. To do that there are altars or events that happen on a map and you complete them using the spells you already have. You then unlock newer , more powerful spells. I played around with the water and the volcano for a long time. It was a lot of fun.

There is a small amount of combat in the game right now and I can't say whether or not it will be a combat centered game. However you can place a castle down and your ... well bear like things go out and collect what appears to be a resource of some kind. You can also find a spell to place guard towers down. Ultimately you are to find the portal on the map by doing all the objectives and it opens up new worlds to choose from and explore.

For a early access game, this early in development It was very enjoyable. The developer plans to add more spells and other very cool features and mechanics to the game as time permits.

Is it worth the price? Definitely! Check this one out. As for a Early Access score ? I will wait as I want to play it more but I love my first impression of this game.
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Nem ajánlott
4.2 óra a nyilvántartásban
Korai hozzáférési értékelés
Közzétéve: 2015. február 23.
TL:DR - Don't buy, yet. If ever... It took them almost half a year to release 1 small update. I doubt this game will ever reach its full potential, though I hope for whoever still cares that it will.

(23/02/15): The game seems to be abandoned for a few months now. The last update was in september 2014, haven't heared from this game since... I don't know if anything is happening behind the scenes, but progress has been very slow even back then. At the time of writing, there is barely anything to do to even concider buying this game.

EDIT (23/02/15): I just found out that the developer has been working on another title. Starting a new project before finishing the first one and thus temporary abandoning this game, probably forever (since it's an one-man company), say's alot about the lack professionalism.

EDIT 2 (23/02/15): I found a review about this game here on Steam with a very unprofessional response from the developer. This made me decide not to buy anything from this developer again in the future. http://steamcommunity.com/id/BlueRaja/recommended/269610/

EDIT 3 (18/03/15): It seems that the game is not completely abondoned because they recently released a small update. However, this did take them almost half a year... This will probably be my last edit if the general state of the game stays as it is right now.
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Ajánlott
8.7 óra a nyilvántartásban
Korai hozzáférési értékelés
Közzétéve: 2014. január 29.
It's early access yet (01/29/14) so the game is not complete, but what is there is very promising.

Arcane Worlds takes up the same style of game play as the Magic Carpet series put out by BullFrog in 1994. In the intervening two decades nobody has taken up the gauntlet and offered up such a destructable world. It's not bullet holes and burn marks slapped up when you miss but burning trees and craters gouged out of the landscape. Even though the roster of spells is only about half filled the expectation is there; There is no problem that can't be solved with some magic.

The developer is doing everything right and I can't imagine early access on steam was an easy decision. I have no doubts that single player will eventually become a fully realized spiritual successor to the Magic Carpet style of gameplay. The frustrating part of this is going to be waiting while the developer keeps up the same quality job implementing the rest of the game. Looking forward to each new update adding Spells or other game play features, and since I am sure the Dev will be sick of it not going to compare Arcane Worlds to Magic Carpet again. But it really is well done and unique with a great sense of art design.

Pros
What's there works, and is a professional job! Single Player, the Spells that are currently present, creatures, magic portals, multiple worlds, and the redoing the landscaping all work and every single part of that looks great.

Cons
It's very early access. Only about half of the spells are in place, an odd choice of mana collector models, and a bare minimum of creatures to provide mana. Also there is no "dungons & dragons" style story or missions in place yet so frankly it's very very early access at this point. The biggest problem is the simple fact that the game is early access and not "done".

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Nem ajánlott
0.1 óra a nyilvántartásban
Korai hozzáférési értékelés
Közzétéve: 2014. február 13.
You no-clip around and shoot fireballs at birds. Then you right-click and a castle spawns, and some large floating teddy-bears collect what remains of the birds' corpses.

That's seriously all there is. Calling this "early access" is like calling a patch of grass "the frame of a house." Seriously, this is the sort of game you're left with after doing one UDK tutorial. I can't believe Steam even allowed this on their store.

---

[Update April 2014]

Response from developer:
Oh, please point me to UDK tutorial that does smooth shadows, water and lava physics all in one go. I'd really like to see it. I won't even mind if it doesn't have spells, enemies or terraforming.

My response:
@elecdog: While"smooth shadows, water and lava physics" are all nice effects for a tech-demo, they don't contribute to this being a worthwhile game.

Since I wrote this review over two months ago, there has been only one update, which added a background song. In that same time, you've put this game in three, count them, THREE separate indie-bundles. What this tells me is that this game is just a cash-grab, with no intention of ever being finished.

Though, I would love to be proved wrong. But if you plan on doing it, do it with your actions, not your words.
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1.3 óra a nyilvántartásban
Korai hozzáférési értékelés
Közzétéve: január 18.
Actually, its your typical Early Access game.

Awesome concept. Some nice screenshots. 2 Updates a year. Never leaves beta. Always feels incomplete.

Just that this piece of code here got literally nothing to do after about 20 minutes of gametime. And its in my inventory for 1,5 years now. Nothing changed.

You fly around, beat the same 3 bosses, discover about 3 types of planets and find a few magic spells. thats it. NOTHING else to do. And no gameplay additions since... forever.
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Korai hozzáférési értékelés
Közzétéve: 2014. február 1.
Want a game where you can spend hours turning the entire world into a monstrous volcano that threatens to bring even the mightiest of graphics cards to its knees? Look no further than Arcane Worlds.

The first thing I noticed was the cheat options. While I lasted at least 20 minutes before succumbing to the temptation, I found that the game is so lacking in features that I had little else left to do besides cheat. Once you give yourself the mana cheat and the ALL SPELLS cheat.... Rapid-fire volcanology awaits! Many other available spells vie for your interest as well, but they all pale in comparison to the mighty volcano spell.

SO.... $10 for a quality physics simulator which (I have not yet been able to crash, although I can drop framerate to abysmal levels) where I get to turn the entire world into a volcano over the course of an hour and a half? Count me in!

Players: You are ALREADY getting a quality physics fluids simulator in a procedurally generated (rather small/wrapping) world for just $10. Go for it. This is more entertaining and less buggy than a LOT of other crap out there on Steam (and other ware stores).

To the dev: Well done sir! Now you face the daunting task of adding meaningful gameplay to this fantastic world simulator you have created. I wish you the best of luck and encourage players to follow this game closely as things develop.
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Korai hozzáférési értékelés
Közzétéve: 2015. április 3.
In 1994, Bullfrog entertainment released Magic Carpet, a game where you flew about on, you guessed it, a magic carpet. The game became a cult classic, but besides the sequel Magic Carpet 2, no similar games were made. 20 years later, developer Ranmantaru games attempts to fill that void with a spiritual successor called Arcane Worlds.

As of now, only the framework of Arcane Worlds is done. Its only game mode throws you into a world with a small tutorial, where the basics of collecting mana and creating spells are explained. You then discover a portal, by which you can travel to other randomly generated planets. During these visits you collect treasures that serve as ingredients for creating new spells, that range from a simple lightning bolt to the ability to create an erupting volcano.

Having never played the original Magic Carpet, I had no real reference point, which means that I can’t compare it to the Bullfrog classic. What I can tell you however, is that the controls feel tight and responsive. Flying around is a breeze and more importantly, fun. Playing around with the various spells, slaying monsters and terraforming as you please, is also very entertaining. But after an hour or so you stumble upon the real problem of Arcane Worlds: that this entertainment doesn’t last forever.

After exploring a couple of planets, you’ve seen everything that Arcane Worlds currently offers. Shooting fireballs at flocks of birds becomes stale surprisingly quickly, and the terraforming is too rough around the edges to be fully enjoyed. The fact that the developer has put the development of the game on hold in favour of other projects, doesn’t help its case.

But then again, I’m not the target audience of Arcane Worlds. This project isn’t meant for people who weren’t even born when the original came out: it’s a love letter of one devoted fan, aimed at other, similarly dedicated fans of Magic Carpet. As of right now, I can only recommend Arcane Worlds to gamers who want to support the development of a HD version of Magic Carpet. Otherwise, I’d recommend waiting until full release.

You can find the video on my channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDIjyIMaly4
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Korai hozzáférési értékelés
Közzétéve: 2014. április 8.
There is nothing to do... I don't see any reason for all the thumbs up. I understand this is alpha, but there is no real game to play. You float around, you can shoot birds, you send weird teddy bears marching about, you can make big holes or mountains, but there's really no point to any of it yet. None of your actions matter and your changes to the world aren't even saved.
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