Dark Forester is a Hardcore Forest Management Game that employs your best aspects of the RPG, RTS, Crossplatforming MMO and god game genres. Create and customize your own forest. Protect your land from enemy creatures in a magic, part-physics based World. I would be thrilled to have you join Dark Forester!
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Mixed (53 reviews) - 62% of the 53 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Feb 9, 2015

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Why Early Access?

This in turn gives me a chance to improve the game based upon player feedback! By getting Early Access not only are you supporting me, you'll get to follow the development and help me tune and improve the game to be the best it can be! My goal is to make Dark Forester one of the greatest hardcore god game. I would be thrilled to have you join Dark Forester.

WARNING: This is an Early Access, Beta game is undergoing continuous optimisation.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

I'm estimating that the game will be complete, it takes as long as it takes.

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

History involve all aspects of the game inclusive PvP.
PvP destroy enemy forests.
Maximal character level 20.
More Buildings, traps, enemies and so on.
Portals - Part of the game (more about portals comes later. It is something like Dungeon Keeper with hack and slash elements).
Garnisons
Neural network
Sandbox elements
PvP and PvE Seasons
Five magic schools
Dailys . I'll also make changes based upon player feedback!

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

Mix of RPG/Strategy and God game.
Summon units, traps, buildings, trees, mushrooms and more to protect your forest.
Maximal character level 7. The game difficulty was increased pretty high.
Infinity enemy waves. First 61 Waves made by Author.
Hardcore
Primary and Secondary skills
30 different enemies, 60 different enemy specifications, 5 Bosses and
Werewolf - first monster in the game who will profit from werewolf neural network.
Three magic schools
Live forest with animals, birds, butterflies and magic trees.
Complete 3d World where weather and daytime influence some aspect of the game.
Upgrade System.
Almost all objects can be destroyed.
PvE Rating System.
PvE Season
Sessional Inventar

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

Beta: 8,99
Final release: ???

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

Heavily, The community is encouraged to mail me feedback@darkforester.com , i post fixes on community hub and darkforester.com website. You can chat me or start discussions, i'm always there for you. I need you to make good game.
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Recent updates View all (36)

April 5

Patch 3.0 released

Game difficulty was reduced.
Maximal character level 11.

Character level for all spells were reduced.
2 new important characteristics added: Fear and Aggro.
Energy ball make sense now. Damage and mana costs was increased. Energy ball aggro enemy unit to attack you next 5 second.
Weather influences lightning. Lightning can be cast only during rain. Character level for Lightning reduced from 5 to 3.
Normal fear duration: 5 seconds.
Night influences fear. Fear duration 10 seconds during the night. Fear also does 15 damage during the night.
Night increase experience for undead units.

Repair added.

New level information after level up added.

Tutorial added.

Logbook added.
HP bars for all buildings added.

Mana and health regeneration increased. Its level depends now.

Sell sound added.

Waves are completely randomized.

New Building Fountain:
Allow you restore mana and health.
New Building: Prison
Prison is multifunctional, allow shaman to transform dead orcs, ogres and trolls, also ogre and troll bosses to skeleton. Prison has a 20% chance to block one enemy from fighting against you in this turn.
New Building: Witch House
Witch House allow you to upgrade trolls.

All Buildings receives few upgrade.

New Units:
Dark Torturer and Trolls

Archer has 4th upgrade.
Mutation added in the game. first mutation receive orc and ogre. Player can decide between upgrade or mutation after third upgrade.
Forest Soul Skills:
Mage path: alchemists, which tower, fountain.
Defender path: Ogre House, Tower, well,
Forester path: Well, hote, fountain
depends on buildings the forest decides which path you chosen and gives you bonus: spell, skills and stats.
Mage path gives you new spell: professional teleportation; and few stats.
Forester path gives you new spell: Queen of the flock; and few stats.
Defender path gives you stats.

Traps receive upgrades.

Forester House can't be sold anymore.
Player got no more aggro if enemy attack wild animal.
Items can be used as a button. (Just click on useful item)

Player receive more attention if allied unit get damage.

new UI elements added.

Undead health bug fixed.
Bear and wolf naming fixed.
Barbarians bug fixed.
Bug: running character after teleportation fixed.
Fixed some UI problem after spell casting.
Ancient tree save problem fixed.
Secondary skills were fixed.




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March 7

Beta 2.01

Buildings plan aggro problem fixed.
Switching from 3d Mode to RPG Mode does not move character anymore.
After trees and objects explosion does not appear invisible collider.
Enemy Shaman counter was fixed.
Ancient Tree attack problems fixed.

Patch also contains preparation files for the next major patch.

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About This Game

Dark Forester is a Hardcore Forest Management Game that employs your best aspects of the RPG, RTS, Crossplatforming MMO and god game genres. Create your own forest, customize it like your heart's wishes, set magic and physical traps. Protect your land from enemy waves! I would be thrilled to have you join Dark Forester! I would like to improve game based upon your feedback!

Dark Forester is in continuous development!

Dark Forester is made by a single, obsessed developer. You can always contact me at sergey@morozovsergey.com

Beta 2.0 (18.02.2017)


Mix of RPG/Strategy and God game.
Summon units, traps, buildings, trees, mushrooms and more to protect your forest.
Maximal character level 7. The game difficulty was increased pretty high.
Infinity enemy waves. First 61 Waves made by Author.
Hardcore
Primary and Secondary skills
30 different enemies, 60 different enemy specifications, 5 Bosses and
Werewolf - first monster in the game who will profit from werewolf neural network.
Three magic schools
Live forest with animals, birds, butterflies and magic trees.
Complete 3d World where weather and daytime influence some aspect of the game.
Upgrade System.
Almost all objects can be destroyed.
PvE Rating System.
PvE Season
Sessional Inventar



Release:


History involve all aspects of the game inclusive PvP.
PvP destroy enemy forests.
Maximal character level 20.
More Buildings, traps, enemies and so on.
Portals - Part of the game (more about portals comes later. It is something like Dungeon Keeper with hack and slash elements).
Garnisons
Neural network
Sandbox elements
PvP and PvE Seasons
Five magic schools
Dailys


"Rodina is in continuous development! Please try the free demo before buying!
Rodina is made mostly by a single, obsessed developer - a 10-year veteran of the games industry who previously worked at Bethesda Softworks on Oblivion and Fallout 3. You can always contact me at brendan@elliptic-games.com"

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows
    • Processor: Dual Core CPU @ 1.8GHz
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia series with 1GB GDDR5 or better, ATI Radeon 1GB GDDR5
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows
    • Processor: Quad Core CPU @ 3.0GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia series with 3GB GDDR5 or better, ATI Radeon with 3GB GDDR5 or better
    • Storage: 1 GB available space

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