*The Scroll of Taiwu* is an indie game based on Chinese mythology and Wuxia tales. You will play as a "successor of Taiwu" in a fictional universe, defeating your greatest enemy under the effort and sacrifice of many generations and change the fate of humankind.
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Sep 21, 2018
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“As an indie game development team with only several members and no commercial funding, we have to find our ways to keep the team going, especially when we have worked on *The Scroll of Taiwu* for three years already. During this long journey of game development, We hope to keep our most honest and original ideas and wills, but it is obviously not possible to achieve on our own. Therefore, Releasing an Early Access is our best option here. It will help us in many ways: keeping our team alive, helping us improve the game in a better way, and finding people who want to help us with development.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“*The Scroll of Taiwu* has a relatively big framework and rich content. From the very beginning, we wish to create a game world that we can keep expanding and enriching. Therefore, the game will be in Early Access for quite a long time (at least 12 months), depending on how satisfied the players are to the mechanics and content we currently have.”

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

“After we get the help we need with the Early Access, the complete version of *The Scroll of Taiwu* will have a much better performance, more beautiful graphics, more delightful music, support for different languages, and most importantly, richer content.

Since we designed *The Scroll of Taiwu* as a "sandbox" game that can be easily expanded and enriched, comparing to the Early Access, we wish our players will have a much more complete and wonderful experience in this "huge world" of Wuxia, Chinese mythology, and gaming in the final version.

In addition, we have a lot of plans and ideas for the future development. For example, we want to add in a multiplayer version so players from all over the world can interact in this virtual universe; we might also design more game modes to fully show the beauty of Chinese culture.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“We have already spent three years on development and invited some friends to try our game before releasing the Early Access version. It has been such a relief for us that most of them spent more than 40 hours playing it.

Although this is definitely not enough in our perspective, we think the current version will be able to show the "hardcore gamers" the style, genre, mechanics, and content of the game, we also believe that it will be recognized and supported by the players. Perhaps this is what really matters.

Therefore, even though the Early Access is not complete or perfect by any means, we are convinced that it is certainly playable and enjoyable.”

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

“After Early Access, the price might go up as the cost increases and more content is added in.”

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

“We appreciate any feedback from the community and will actively take your advice so we can adjust our plan for development. If we are lucky enough to have more people favor our game, we'll also actively consider interacting with the community in various ways.”
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January 17

测试分支更新日志19-1-18

测试分支[Test] V0.1.7.4版本更新——

·战斗系统调整:
·略微增加了敌人使用功法的欲望
·减慢战斗中所有敌人的武器切换速度
·战斗准备策略“暗施偷袭”的起始敌我距离由9调整为8
·战斗中变招击中人物头部时,人物失去的式由1个调整为3个
·除了某些特定战斗或通过准备策略调整起始距离,大部分战斗的起始敌我距离将会在4,5,6,7之间随机
·所有功法为敌人或运用者附加的状态的初始强度降低
·为战斗中的人物反复添加同一增益、减益状态时,该状态的强度会按一定规则不断叠加,最多可叠加至300%

·功法调整:
·身法“提纵术”改名为“穿纵功”
·身法“天渊纵”的施展时间大幅增加
·身法“金盏悬丝”的生效次数由4减少为2,身法效果增加
·身法“浑天移星功”的生效次数由4减少为2,身法效果增加
·增加大部分有万用格的内功的万用格数量和固定功法装备栏位的数量

·AI逻辑调整:
·略微调整人物表白时,双方年龄差距对成败的影响
·NPC无法再拜某些非正式地位(如:掌门师公、掌门夫人等)的NPC为师
·未相互爱慕的恋人、夫妻之间表白将更容易成功,但也会受到人物特性的影响

·其它调整:
·衣装互动“荐才举能”无法再提升非正式地位(如:掌门师公、掌门夫人等)的NPC的身份和地位
·在门派功法列表中查看功法信息时,将单纯地显示功法100%修习度时的原始属性值和正练特殊效果文字

·修复BUG:
·修复战斗中的移动效率显示错误的bug
·修复战斗中被破坏的移动力未正确影响人物的移动速度和移动距离的bug
·修复功法“血偶破煞法”的实际正练与逆练特殊效果颠倒的bug
·修复普通攻击时的毒质、全身、心神类伤害无法打出重伤的bug
·修复普通攻击时造成的伤害与普通攻击的威力计算略微有误的bug
·修复施展功法攻击敌人时,武器的伤害计算有误导致功法伤害降低的bug
·修复战斗中开启自动战斗后仍能够通过快捷键设置目标距离有bug
·修复演武第三章的战斗中,在教学事件未出现前提前设置目标距离为4后,战斗教学会卡住的bug
·修复两个相互爱慕的人仍有可能不断表白的bug
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January 12

修复日志19-1-12

修复V0.1.7.3[Test]版本的BUG:
·修复即使掌门身在门派中也无法投递拜帖的bug
·修复各地商人所属商会类型未正确随机的bug,V0.1.7.3更新后至此修复发布过程中新生成的商人仍会保持已生成的商会类型
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About This Game

Overview

In the "Taiwu" Universe, besides playing as a "successor of Taiwu", you will live your life in many different ways: being kind, evil, or somewhere between. You can visit the sects and gangs around the world and learn the various martial art styles; you can choose to make sworn brothers or blood feud; you can establish a village of your own and run various businesses; or you can settle down with your love and enter parenthood. Eventually, you will face the greatest enemy of the "Taiwu" family and determine the fate of the entire world.

The Unknown World (Jianghu)

  • Each "Taiwu" world you create will be unique with the randomly generated maps, NPCs, and enemies. Every time you start the game, it will be a brand new adventure.
  • You can learn thousands of martial art techniques from 15 different sects and gangs; you can also learn hundreds of traditional Chinese skills from the countless NPCs.

The Combination of Diverse Game Mechanics

  • Besides classic RPG, *The Scroll of Taiwu* has combined the elements of many different genres, such as the randomness from Roguelike games;

  • You can also find elements of business simulation games: constructing, resource gathering, expanding, managing, crafting, maintaining, etc.

  • Catch the most combative "Grand General" and have a battle of insects with the abbot of the Shaolin Temple!

"Lifelike" NPCs

  • There are thousands of NPCs who have their own relationships and experiences; you can form any kind of relationships with them and even decide whether they live or die.

  • You will have children with your spouse.
  • Coach your successor and teach him/her all your skills.
  • Find your love from a past life.

Detailed Crafting

  • With resource gathering, crafting, maintaining and Chinese alchemy, you can totally make any kind of weapons, armors, and elixirs with your own hands.
  • Pick up an envenomed weapon, put up an envenomed cloth, and eat the envenomed antidote.

Realistic Battles

  • The original battle system will show you the design of "counter striking", "even a stick can be a sword", and "long weapons bring power; short weapons bring danger".
  • Each time you attack, the damage will be applied to a different part of your opponent's body.
  • With your martial art techniques, run your internal force and practice your skills and strategies.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10 64 bit
    • Processor: 2.50GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: HD4400
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1600×900 Screen Resolution
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 64 bit
    • Processor: 3.50GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GT520
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 6 GB available space

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