[iOS][Android][Free] Dark Wanderer: EoN Alpha testing and feedback

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  1. Raeion

    Raeion New Member

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    Dark Wanderer: Edge of Nights

    Hello guys and gals !
    We are an independent studio of barely two people working on games . I do pretty much everything whilst Gladra pays for my lunch !
    We were fortunate enough to have couple of peeps drop by and help us out here and there.
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    Have you ever wanted to own a house, specialise in something and find annoying people to kill ? Also love taking care of your cute pets on the side and become the ultimate serial killer of your town and then the entire world? Then Dark Wanderer Edge of nights is for you !

    DW: EoN is a take on comedy dark life simulator about three characters in an alternate reality, who are trying to rediscover themselves with the help of an ominous entity known as the Dark Wanderer.

    The game encapsulates a couple of gameplay features such as isometric life simulation, survivor, puzzles and platformer all connected to paint a unique story.

    Dark Wanderer Pre-Alpha 0.967
    Dark Wanderer: Edge of Nights is a take on simulation plus platformer runner with a twist.
    Things to know:
    [98% of the Art is placeholder]
    This goes without saying, that this game is not ready and plenty of game features are not yet implemented. DW: EoN relies on some awesome animations that are currently missing from the game. Such as, poison effects and more.
    Please help us make this game as fun and awesome as possible. So anything you can think of or see just ask and tell !
    Azlan is the only playable character at this stage.
    Things to do:
    You are more than free to do whatever you like in the game. But here are some things you could try out:

    1. Get all the crystals to unlock the delivery bonus in the skill tree page!
    2. Buy a Cat! Buy every item in the shop
    3. Don’t buy VPN at first
    4. Subdue Bob and defeat him in Azlan’s nightmare level 2 [ finish line for testing]
    Use the link below to download the pre alpha version for Android: https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.edgeofnights.dweon
    After playtime please fill out the survey below to help us make this game better. https://freeonlinesurveys.com/s/Efu1QErl
    After iOS version? Don’t worry just email us your email to forge@edgeofnights.com to get an invite to play test the game on your iPhone using TestFlight.
    Cheers,
    Raeion
     
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    Raeion New Member

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    There seems to be a performance problem with the android version that's non-existence on the iOS ( or at least on my phone) . and it's quite hard to remedy the solution without having access to a physical android phone on my side.
    So you guys and gals are my only hope of reporting the problems to me.

    Current issue is this :

    When Azlan enters his mind after brewing a bad potion the entire environment but the UI goes black.
    I have implemented a black fog and it should clear the fog around the player and other objects but it seems to not do its job properly. On the emulator side, it's fine with huge fps drop though. However, it's just flawless on my iPhone 6s with no fps drop ! so yeah.
     
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    0.970 is here !!!

    In this update I added the prologue level where Azlan enters his mind to discover the ultimate poison recipe but he ends up somewhere strange !!! [ can't say anymore cuz spoilers!]
    + Tons of bug fixes and more.
     
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    Hi,
    We can solve your issues, we are having a team of highly trained professionals with us.
     
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    V 0.980.9 is out !!

    What's new?

    Replaced some placeholder assets with other placeholders to achieve art consistency.
    Bob's state on kill table is now saved.
    Furnace will refuse to cook the fish without poison in Nightmare II
    Tons of little annoying things are now fixed !!
    +Improved performance
    +Improved UI
    ++ Nightmare III is getting more love! [ Not yet live]
     
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    There is something I really want to know and it's super okay if it's a harsh truth, I know 98% of peeps only care for cool visuals and don't care for gameplay that's just the sad truth. But the visuals will come guys and gals ! it's just that I can't afford to make things super pretty when I'm trying to get the game working story wise and mechanic wise.

    In the meantime, I really need some brave people to test my game and try to break it, report it to me and make it better. If you're truely want to help out an indie dev, then this is it !
    If you got an iPhone, just PM me your apple email so I can invite you using Apple's TestFlight !
    Thnx :)
     
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    Graphism will make player come play your game
    Gameplay will make player stay in you game

    Do you want your game to make money ? If yes im sure you will need to improve a lot.
    I will try to take some time tomorrow to try your game and give feedback ;)
     
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    That is very true, however, despite my disclaimers that most of the art are placeholders, I had some ignorant person messaging me saying how the visuals don't look good in a very toxic manner. I just thought being in an indie dev environment those people would understand otherwise they won't be here.
    Anyway, there is a new update that should go live in an hour or so. hopefully you have fun playing the game, but any feedback/criticism is a good feedback.
    Cheers :)
     
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    Known Issue: Camera gets stuck in Azlan's house, to remedy this just exit the game, remove it from background activity then relaunch it.
    Also if you get Jack to hunt just go back Home and keep working to get Bob instead !
    I shall implement Jack as a victim properly in the next patch.
    PS: I seem to have broken some parts and they're acting up a lil but they shouldn't affect the gameplay experience as much.
    As an army of one, I shall fix them asap and just release Alpha V.100 been in pre alpha for too long huhu.
     
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    i'm downloading it, i will play it in few hours during the lunch
     
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    Check for updates before playing it please.
    Appreciate it.
    Btw, I checked your website, seems cool.
     
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    Still under development ... will be way better, but my developer is really slow :(

    i will play in 3 hours so your update should be ready before i play it ;)
     
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    Yeah I know the feeling.
     
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    Well i tried your game, but is a little difficult to understand what to do and everything ... it was not that easy to catch the potion and after the first try i thought maybe i didn't needed it because i was not able to catch it .. so i walked more and lost 2-3 minutes wondering what i need to do.

    I finally catch it when she was stuck :D

    Tutorial on a game is really important i think you can focus on that to let player stay at least in your game.
     
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    Thank you plenty for that, There is definitely a tutorial that pops right after you finish the prologue level. I could make it clear that certain items need to be picked up or thrown but how to solve the puzzle is something peeps need to figure out for themselves.
    I actually thought making catching the potion a bit tricky would be interesting. the trick is to let it hit one of those alien looking artefact so when you're close to them you can hit G to grab.
    Did you manage to get through the level?
    Hopefully you have your audio on.
     
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    Yes i finished the level after #kill the boss haha

    After it's started to be a little weird and i stopped after 5 minutes maybe because i was not sure what i could do
     
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    Fair enough, I shall make it clearer in the next patch, In the meantime, you need to grab the Red Cry vial and throw it at the Alien statue that's protected by the fire.(Below of where you spawn)
     
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    Oh so you got to Azlan's house? awesome.
    Right now I really need to figure out why the camera gets stuck sometimes :/ it's quite annoying.
     
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    I already did that, but after i'm stuck on what to do ... the quest ask to create a potion but how .. seems the question ...
     

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