Tales of the Elements First Chapter, a game adaption of the album of the same name, is a mixture of Hip Hop, JRPG, & party-style goodness! Featuring Mega Ran, K-Murdock, and Last BeNeVoLeNcE, experience a fast-paced 2D Japanese-style action RPG for up to 4 players!
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Release Date: Oct 7, 2016

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August 14

Getting ready for the 2nd Chapter!

Hey, everyone!

Last BeNeVoLeNcE, here--

First off, I'd like to sincerely thank everyone who's supported this release as developing this game was a real "life achievement" for me to personally unlock. It was always a goal since I was young to get into game development and I never thought it would have been possible to develop games on my own. So, seriously, thank you all for your support! There's more to come!

But, that's not what this announcement is about--

I'm happy to reveal that Tales of the Elements - 2nd Chapter is currently in development! Actually, to be honest, it's been in-development for quite some time now!

You're probably wondering what you can look forward to seeing in 2nd Chapter and as I can't say too much just yet--I can share a few quick points:

- Tales of the Elements - 2nd Chapter is the second HALF of the story while FC was the first half. That means that when FC and 2C come together, you can enjoy the complete experience of the Tales of the Elements story!

- It goes without saying that there will be new music, new places, new equipment, new skills, & new characters!

- Just like before, the album will be released at the same time as the game.

Just recently, I put out an update for the game here on Steam in preparation for the 2nd half of the story.

The update has a number of adjustments ranging from not-so-big to pretty major. But, here are some notable things to keep in mind:

The levels in which characters learn skills have been readjusted to give the game a bit more balance, challenge, and most of all--to accommodate the 2nd Chapter. This means that characters will be learning some of their skills at higher levels than before. (Example: if DJ's were learning a skill at level 5 before, now they are learning that skill at level 14.)

I understand that this may come as a disappointment to some but I found that this was a better way to give time before characters learn all of their skills in the game--and this is all with a view of how long the game will be once the 2nd Chapter is added to the game. Besides that, it keeps players from being too overpowered towards the end of FC.

With that being said, this also means that some characters have NEW skills. Technically, most of these skills are meant to be learned in 2C. But, if you spend enough time in the unlockable dungeon (in FC), you MIGHT get to the point of leveling up enough to earn those skills!

Another notable change--There are now descriptions for EVERY skill in the game.

Some skill animations have been adjusted such as the animation for when the microphone blades hit enemies.

Some more changes: Snowberry's weapon was changed from "gloves" to "Drawing Pens." She can still use "gloves" but she starts off with a pen. Also, all of her skills have been renamed.

There have also been some visual updates to some of the maps as well as some minor bug fixes.


Myself, as well as the artists who contributed to both albums, and Randombeats Music are all excited to bring you Tales of the Elements 2nd Chapter!

Soon, we'll have more information on 2C's release but in the meantime--
stay tuned!


- LB
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About This Game

What do you get when you mix Hip Hop, JRPGs, fast-paced action, and 4-player couch co-op?

Tales of the Elements First Chapter is an indie action role-playing game adaptation of the album of the same name, developed by the album's producer and recording artist, Last BeNeVoLeNcE. While similar to the classic style of Japanese RPGs of the 90s, TotEFC blends Hip Hop music and culture with the characteristics and setting of a traditional JRPG to create a world of fantasy and style!

Starring music producer and recording artist Last BeNeVoLeNcE, the legendary “Chip Hop” pioneer Mega Ran, and Panacea producer K-Murdock!

Key Features:
- Based on the Hip Hop album of the same name
- Japanese-style RPG storytelling like the classics of the 90’s
- True 4-player co-op action battle system with X-Box 360 gamepad support
- A great soundtrack that features a unique blend of Hip Hop and RPG music
- Hip Hop themed mechanics that are rewarding but optional
- Light puzzle-solving progression without the help of quest markers
- Secret bosses and a hidden unlockable that literally breaks the 4th wall
- Developed by the artist who produced and recorded the album

Get a free copy of the Tales of the Elements FC album when purchasing the game!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Microsoft Windows XP / Vista
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Dual Core or better
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GPU w/ 1GB Video RAM minimum
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
    • Additional Notes: Runs at 640x480 (Press "Alt+Enter" for fullscreen)
    Recommended:
    • OS: Microsoft Windows Vista / 7
    • Processor: 3.0 GHz Dual Core or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GPU w/ 2GB Video RAM
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
    • Additional Notes: Runs at 640x480 (Press "Alt+Enter" for fullscreen)
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