TinkerQuarry is a Early Access surreal RPG about a girl trapped in an uncanny plane of existence called “The Dollhouse”.
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Jun 12, 2017
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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“This game still requires work before it will be considered finished. Currently, EA will provide interested players with a free current version of the game in order to receive user feedback as the game grows.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“This game may very well be in Early Access for another couple of months based on the programmer's available time and resources. It is currently around 75% finished in terms of story and working assets.”

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

“TinkerQuarry will publish its base 1.0 version ASAP, with many probable changes to the look and feel of the game beforehand. The final version will include reworked artwork (character sprites, character cut scenes, and certain map textures tweaked), up to 5 different endings based on user choices and interactions (with one truly "good" and one completely "bad" ending), and additions or changes to the Soundtrack (A mixture of surreal tones and classical theater music).”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“This current build contains: Various Completed map segments, custom music + artwork, and ~2-3 hours worth of gameplay, splitting story "paths" with different outcomes.”

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

“Prices are subject to change.”

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

“User review and imput will play a vital role in the direction of this project.”
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July 5

Release Version 0.6.3

Released July 5th
(Happy Belated 4th of July!)

Major changes:
-Laboratory Segment / Story content
-Clint's Journal
-Changed mechanics to shops to help reduce chances of multiple common item stacks ("Standard Stock" and "Shopkeeper's Specials" Options)
-New Enemy: Plastic Rats
-2 More Flashbacks (One before the others, accessible via the 3rd floor -> 4th floor stairs)
-New Item: Rat King Crown
-Removed Clints where Clints Should Not Be (Let me know if you find any MORE Clints where Clints Should Not Be...)
-Slammed the Nerfhammer on the Chimera's kneecaps. Should still be difficult but not near impossible to beat.
-Changed all music so it loops better / removed bits that broke loop rhythem the most.
-Fixed broken Rat King fight for some paths (namely, every path except the ones Clint is in.)
-Buffed Staya and Sera -slightly- to accomodate Spilling buff
-Experimental "Multi-battles" in new "Plagued" rooms, on 2nd and 1st floor. Random encounters do not exist in the Locked Halls.

Minor changes:
-More dialogue added to some characters in Lower Residence Hall
-Red flash before Flashbacks
-All rats now show blood in red instead of grey when Impaired / near Impairment for continuity purposes
-Final Grandfather Clock Poem
-Adeline's battleChar no longer has a shifting parcel when impaired in battle
-Swing Skill now does more damage and causes a different status effect. It's also cheaper.
-Smash Skill no longer inflicts Daze, but causes more damage.
-Ire added to the Tunnels.
-Missing descriptions restored
-Can no longer clamber on the wall in the Study (You aren't Skid.)
-Fixed Flashback character clambering on walls, too
-Spilling Status Effect has been re-buffed. It's actually viable again. You're welcome.
-Peter's attack has been boosted to help him stop landing pathetic regular attacks as often
-New Odettes in Tunnels / Study Transit now play the right music after using
-Wemblin now has some special late-game items

THIS UPDATE SHOULD NOT REQUIRE A NEW SAVE IF YOUR GAME'S LAST VERSION WAS AT 0.5.1.
(However, if you experience any "Phantom" Clints from 0.5.1, send me your save on Discord and I'll fix that for you.)


Keep up to date on development with our community Discord Server: https://discord.gg/KHeNXFv
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May 30

Release Version 0.5.1

Released May 30th

Major Changes:
-All new soundtrack tracks by Antriksh Bali (some need loop tweaking)
-Lori Redesign
-Righthand side of Locked Halls for extended story content
-Stat changes to reflect character "Classes" (Ex: Peter is now more of a "Tank" class)
-Title Screen Update with company splash logo
-New Enemies and Environmental Threat: Tinker Rats and Void Arms
-New Characters, NPCs, first pass of Raffle Character "Wemblin" ( designed by Skid Enthusiast on DIscord ! )
- Fourth Floor redesign ( Glass Dragon as a static Sprite and not an image, puzzle for lever )
- New "Weight" Sprite ( because Staya isn't all that talented )
- Other Additional puzzles, changing Locked Halls route to the lower Rez hall
- " Flashbacks " ( 2/4 done )
- Dialogue Additions and tweaks
- Player will now crawl in vents
- Tweak to all battle BGs so sprites mostly stay in center frame and not obscured by HUD


Minor Changes
- Loads of bugfixes ( Stella, advice system, etc)
- New Clint note
-Nerfed Staya and other bosses to accommodate stat changes
-Lowered cost of Ire's healing service to 100 teeth per use


PLEASE START A NEW GAME FOR THIS PATCH. Story content has changed and areas once open may now be closed unless certain tasks are taken. Many switches have been tweaked as well.

Other News: The next few patches will be smaller, adding primarily story content, new enemies, and experimental features such as the Toy "Element" battle system, and Camime Puzzles. All of this will then build up to the "end" of the game, which will be the next megapatch. We're in the home stretch now!

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Current saves should be retained per-computer.
HOWEVER, (in the rare case that it is not....

How do I save my current save file to use it in an upcoming update?
-Go to the TinkerQuarry Steam folder and locate each file that says "save". Copy these to a separate folder and carry them back over to the new version once it updates. Until Steam Cloud is implemented, all saves will be wiped from the Steam Folder, so it is recommended to save them elsewhere if the next version is compatible.

The details in this post may be updated and are subject to change. Thank you for all your help, and don't stop giving feedback if you find an issue!

Keep up to date on development with our community discord: https://discord.gg/KHeNXFv
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About This Game

Waking up in a strange room within an ethereal dollhouse, a young girl must travel with her rabbit companion to escape the confines of the rat and "Tinker" infested halls. By exploring each floor, they will be tasked with puzzles and strange etchings, hostile and amiable sentient toys, and vicious creatures... All the while being stalked by the being known as "Stayawhile", aiming to trap not only the duo, but everything existing in his world.



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DISCLAIMER: This game is in Early Access and will receive many updates and improvements based on prior planning and user review. Players should expect possible additions as well as various technical and artistic changes as the RPG is developed.

Story-wise, the game is around 75% completed with 2~3 hours worth of gameplay and content. This is NOT a full release just yet.

Special thanks to musicians Julia Harkin and Antriksh Bali for providing custom compositions!

Please note that this game uses RTP placeholder sound effects, and some sounds sourced from Soundation Studio. Most of these will be phased out over time and/or re-composed into original tracks.

Join the community Discord for special updates! https://discord.gg/KHeNXFv

To help support the production of TinkerQuarry, please consider donating here: paypal.me/CassandraClery
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IMPORTANT NOTES (PLEASE READ) :

-f5 will open window settings, even outside the main menu
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-Steam Cloud feature is currently not implemented due to possible Event and string changes. Therefore, it is encouraged to go to the TinkerQuarry folder on your computer to backup saves to a separate folder on your desktop when switching between PCs if you would like to test each update's new features with prior progress. Simply drag your save into where it was once the update has concluded.
-Upcoming major updates will be warned before launch on DISCORD and on the NEWS tab in the Community Hub. If you want to know when to backup your saves, please check either of those sources.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® XP/Vista/7/8
    • Processor: Intel® Pentium® 1.5GHz
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 1024x768 or better
    • Storage: 300 MB available space

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