Seed of the Arcane is an open world, action role play game, set in the fantasy world of Magion Islands, where magic and steel determine the future.
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May 11, 2017
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We would like to take advantage of the early access to impove our Game using feedback that could help make better various aspects of our Game. Also we believe that the user feedback will give us useful insights that will greatly improve our gameplay systems.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We would like to improve the combat mechanics of Seed of the Arcane, also we plan to add
more sub quests and improve the party mechanics. Furthermore we will like to add 1 additional level that is currently semi-completed.Finally we need to complete the voice overs and combat sounds.
When we complete this tasks we plan to fully release the game.”

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

Gameplay

Improvements in combat system
Add (20 more) additional abilities
Imporvements in Animations
Imporved Creature reactions and sounds

Classess

Allow the player to choose a initiate class
>Recruit for Royal Path
>Novice for the Arcane Path
>Pilgrim for the Divine Path
>Nature adept for the Nature Path
>Thief for the Secret path
(All this classess will probably be available before the final release)

Party and Followers

Complete our Ai system
Add Beatrice as an NPc instead of a follower

New Scenes

Add a new Scene dedicated to Georgianna, that will show Rose's past

Sub-Quests

We will add more sub-quests to the latest scenes

Sounds and Music

We will improve our ambience music
All the characters will receive a voice over
We will replace the voices of characters that we believe that could be improved
We will add more combat sounds

UI

We will replace most of our UI

Good to Have

We may add 3 Addional levels that will show the story through the eyes of Silvia(Plan the island for players arrival , and silvia's past)
We may add 2 Addional levels that will show the story through the eyes of Aurora
We may add 2 Addional levels that will show the story through the eyes of Georgianna
This levels will have any of the above as a protagonist and the main player will be a Party Member
Additionally, we may add a network capability that will allow the players to
choose one of the 4 main characters each and complete the game together.
We may choose not to proceed with some or all of the "Good To Have" additions if the feedback we receive from the users advise us otherwise.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

Scenes Issues and Progress

Scene 0 - Shadow World

    Average Game Time: 25 minutes
  • State:Very Good
  • Completion Report: All of our testers had completed this level without encountering fatal
  • issues
    Major Issues:
  • Save in this level is possible but load may cause some Npc misplacements
  • Quest Journal may show some finished quests.
  • Cutscenes need change in animations and sound.
  • Beatrice quests work without having the necessary item.
  • Some voice overs are missing.
  • Achievements are partly supported for this level.
    Notes:
  • Falling from the plane is normal since this level is a dream world.
  • A weapon should be forged before fighting the last boss.

Scene 1 - Lord First

  • Average Game Time: 50 minutes
  • State:Very Good
  • Completion Report: All of our testers had completed this level without encountering fatal issues
    Major Issues:
  • Save in this level is possible although it may show some messages from quests that you have finished (Like “hot-Cold”). Ignore these messages...
  • Quest Journal may show some finished quests.
  • Some voice overs are missing.
  • Achievements are partially supported for this level.
  • Jumping around is fairly robust, but there is a small chance that you will stack on a collider. In this case save and load and you will be able to continue.
    Notes:
  • Save frequently.
  • If for any reason you’re stacked on any collider Save and Load and this will solve the problem.
  • Charisma matters, you need at least 16 to open all the paths.
  • Player should play the children's story...

Scene 2 - Lord First Morning

  • State: Good
  • Average Game Time: 1 Hour
  • Completion Report: Most of our testers had completed this level without encountering fatal issues
    Fatal Bugs:
  • Saving within the church and loading will cause a bug that will not allow you to complete the level.
  • Ranger path, this path may cause a bug that will not allow you to proceed to the next level.
  • Trickster Questline: If you talk again to the trickster before he disappears , the game is stack and you must save and load.
  • Major Issues:
  • Quest and Journal : Quest may have some unfinished quests from lord fist scene 1
  • Load/Save:When loading the hero will be teleported back to his room along with any npcs that are following him. Nevertheless the quest progress has been saved.This will cause a fatal bug if the player had entered the church quest!
  • Ingrand Questline: Sometimes one rikki disappears causing the sub-quest to stuck
    Some voices are missing.
  • Jumping around is fairly robust, in case you’re stuck you should save and load (do not save if you’re stuck in the church.)

    Notes:
  • Save the game before starting the Church Quests!
  • If the kids catch you they will kill you, just avoid the kids.

Scene 3- Forgotten island

  • State: Alpha (Fair)
  • Average Game Time: 2 Hour
  • Completion Report: Few of our testers have completed this level
    Fatal Bugs:
  • Saving is only possible when you control the player.
  • There are some colliders that can stuck your Character if it is not the main Character(Saving is not possible at this point but loading is).Casting spells may help you unstuck. If you’re stuck with the main character, save and load will help as normal.
    Major Issues:
  • Netheland may follow a strange path when you’re following him.
  • Many voice overs are missing in this level.
  • Mini map and Quest Journal has limited informations. In most of the cases you can understand where you need to go from the dialog.
  • Studded leather does not allow the player to jump
    Notes:
  • This level is the current main focus of our team , thus most of our updates will be on this level and on general features.
  • All the endings of this level are unlocked and this level can be completed with 3 different ways.

Scene 4 - The Ship

  • State: Pre-Alpha
  • Average Game Time: 3 minutes
  • Most of the dialogs are missing…
  • You have to talk to the captain to pass to the next level

Scene 5 - Aurora’s Island

  • State: Pre-Alpha
  • Average Game Time: 50 minutes
  • Some of the features and enemies are in this level.
  • Also it contains 8 quests already.

    General issues:

  • Shopping Canvases do not scale uniformly and can be deformed
  • Fighting system animation should be improved
  • Inventory ,some items that should stuck do not stuck
  • Inventory, Changing armor may cause animation problems.
  • Save/Load can have various problems depending on the level.
  • We update the game almost every night including weekends, this may cause your steam to
  • constantly updating our game..

What we have

Game-time and levels

Seed of the Arcane , currently offers on average around 5 hours of game-play completing only the main quests. It contains 4 unique levels, and 6 characters that the player could play during the story of the game.

Story-line

The journey of the main hero , is completed and the game is playable and can be completed.
The player will experience the full story of seed of the arcane and learn various stories regarding the lore behind the game-world.Most of the cut-scenes that we had planned are included in this version of the game.
Warning: While we plan to improve the cut-scenes animations in the current stay they have issues (e.g.: sword passing though the body) some of the characters also lack emotions.

Voice Overs and Sounds

In the current state most of the characters have voice overs, few of them from professional voice actors.
Combat Sounds : They are few sounds combat sounds currently included in the game
Music and Tracks: The game have several music tracks that will play though out the game.

Enemies

Even at the current state they are several enemies that exist on Seed of the Arcane , including boss fights.

Abilities & Classes

In the current state of the game we have one main-class for the hero that
can upgrade though abilities and stats. Additionally the player control other heroes during the
game : wizard, barbarian , druid and two more hidden characters.
In this way the player will experience other classes as well

Interactions and RP

In the current state the game had a lot of ways of understanding the path that you took..
The chooses that you make will influence the game and lock or unlock additional endings.”

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

“Yes, we would like to reward the Early Access customers since they are part of the development prooccess and for this reason they would receive the game in a better price.”

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

“We will take in to consideration any suggestions regarding new features or gameplay mechanics that the community will propose. Addionally we will fix any bugs found by the community as soon as possible.”
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About This Game

****This game is on Alpha test - Please Read the Early Access Description before buying*****

Seed of the Arcane is an open world, action role play game, set in the fantasy world of Magion Islands, where magic and steel determine the future

Explore the world of Magion Islands though the eyes of a commoner, who is losing everything as the world shatter around him. Don’t give up. Become stronger. Forge alliances and together with your party change the destiny of the islands forever.

After all, prophecies can be falsified as a man without future, is a page without letters. Letters can forge a great story of victory or defeat

Seed of the Arcane is a story driven game and as such it is contains a lot of world lore and many stories.It is recommended for people that playing
rpg for their Role Playing aspect and their story-line.

Features:
  • 3 Different endings
  • Start with Nameless, and then experience 5 different playable characters.
    (More Specifically in the middle of the 4th level of the game the player will change from the main character ,
    to other playable characters to experience the story from their eyes)
  • 9 Different Npcs that you could play with and experience their story
  • Almost all the choices matter and their not easily forgiven
  • 4-5 Different and unique levels according the chooses that you have made
  • 30+ different creatures
  • 100+ Quests and sub quests
  • Crafting System
  • Day and night circle that effects the Npcs movements
  • 5 Different mini games
  • Combat Styles depending on your weapon of choose
  • Interactive Npcs that behave according to your chooses

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This Game may contain content not appropriate for all ages, or may not be appropriate for viewing at work: Nudity or Sexual Content, Frequent Violence or Gore, General Mature Content

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7,8,10
    • Processor: i5 , 2nd generation Quarto Core
    • Memory: 8000 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 760 GTX
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 6000 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Processor: i5 , 3rd generation Quarto Core
    • Memory: 16000 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 960 GTX
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 6000 MB available space

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