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Re: ANATHEMA - Official Announcement + Trailer (1080p)
« Reply #195 on: July 01, 2017, 01:25:25 PM »
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Still VERY interested on seeing the completion of this.

Also, great voice work.
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Re: ANATHEMA - Official Announcement + Trailer (1080p)
« Reply #196 on: July 01, 2017, 01:26:58 PM »
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@theplottwist - Thank you!  We're getting there.  The revamp set us back a lot, but we're back on track now. :)

Aimee Smith and Duffy Weber are awesome.  We're VERY fortunate to be working with them.  The same goes for Kira Buckland, though she isn't featured in this trailer.
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« Reply #197 on: July 02, 2017, 12:28:50 AM »
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Good to hear from you guys, and good to know this is still going on  ;)
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Re: ANATHEMA - Official Announcement + Trailer (1080p)
« Reply #198 on: July 02, 2017, 01:35:00 PM »
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That trailer is awesome, the main theme echoes perfectly with it.
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Re: ANATHEMA - Official Announcement + Trailer (1080p)
« Reply #199 on: July 03, 2017, 06:29:52 PM »
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Glad you're liking what you see.  Hopefully you will like what you play.

I wonder if a different thread should be started since the info on the first page is obsolete.
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« Reply #200 on: July 04, 2017, 01:35:52 AM »
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Glad you're liking what you see.  Hopefully you will like what you play.

I wonder if a different thread should be started since the info on the first page is obsolete.

I've three suggestions then:
1- Update the first post without deleting its content (put the original content inside a spoiler, it contains historical value IMO since its cool to see how your game evolved)
2- Create a new thread with a easy link pointing to this one in the first post, then put a link to the new thread at the end of this thread and lock it (so the two will be linked and easily found).
3- Continue using this thread as if nothing has happened.
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Re: ANATHEMA - Official Announcement + Trailer (1080p)
« Reply #201 on: July 04, 2017, 01:05:42 PM »
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Im Really impressed, the gameplay seems frenetic and the voice work is superb!
To be honest, this revamp is one of the best things that could happen to your project; The old build, although had good music, was very clunky, and it seemed just like just another Castlevania clone.
Now your game is fast-paced and has its own identity, and is "Based on castlevania franchise, but not a mere clone".
keep great as aways! I'm very excited to see the demo!!

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« Reply #202 on: July 04, 2017, 03:16:52 PM »
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2- Create a new thread with a easy link pointing to this one in the first post, then put a link to the new thread at the end of this thread and lock it (so the two will be linked and easily found).

This would probably be the best option.

Im Really impressed, the gameplay seems frenetic and the voice work is superb!
To be honest, this revamp is one of the best things that could happen to your project; The old build, although had good music, was very clunky, and it seemed just like just another Castlevania clone.
Now your game is fast-paced and has its own identity, and is "Based on castlevania franchise, but not a mere clone".
keep great as aways! I'm very excited to see the demo!!

That was definitely our goal.  While the original Castlevania clone idea was fun and all, it just felt so stiff.  It's a bit of a pain for me to play Castlevania games now that I've gotten used to Anathema's controls and how much faster they are.
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Re: ANATHEMA - Classicvania Coming to Steam
« Reply #203 on: July 15, 2017, 06:33:02 AM »
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Hello everyone.

The demo is now live for download.  You can grab it at any of the following:

STEAM
http://store.steampowered.com/app/375390/Anathema/

INDIEDB
http://www.indiedb.com/games/anathema/downloads

ITCH.IO
https://esperware.itch.io/anathema

OFFICIAL WEBSITE
https://www.anathemagame.com/

I want to give a very special shoutout to Lelygax for all of the testing done.  Lelygax helped tremendously with the bugtesting phase.  If you find bugs please let us know so they can be fixed.  If you know how to reproduce them, that is even better.  I hope everyone enjoys.

(If you run into any technical issues, there are helpful documents in the demo folder that may address some issues experienced.)
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Re: ANATHEMA - Classicvania Coming to Steam
« Reply #204 on: July 15, 2017, 03:29:32 PM »
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Re: ANATHEMA - Classicvania Coming to Steam
« Reply #205 on: July 15, 2017, 04:43:05 PM »
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Re: ANATHEMA - Classicvania Coming to Steam
« Reply #206 on: July 15, 2017, 05:28:41 PM »
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Wow.  I've just had to pick my jaw up off the floor.  That looks fantastic.  I seriously love the introduction, the music, the storytelling, the voice acting.  Great stuff so far!
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Re: ANATHEMA - Classicvania Coming to Steam
« Reply #207 on: July 15, 2017, 08:00:24 PM »
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Well Damn!

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Thanks for doing the video! It's great to finally see others get to play it.



Oh man, I was crying laughing at this.  This made my day.

Wow.  I've just had to pick my jaw up off the floor.  That looks fantastic.  I seriously love the introduction, the music, the storytelling, the voice acting.  Great stuff so far!

Glad you like it!  We're definitely proud of it!
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Re: ANATHEMA - Classicvania Coming to Steam
« Reply #208 on: July 15, 2017, 10:43:04 PM »
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I want to give a very special shoutout to Lelygax for all of the testing done.  Lelygax helped tremendously with the bugtesting phase.  If you find bugs please let us know so they can be fixed.  If you know how to reproduce them, that is even better.  I hope everyone enjoys.

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Re: ANATHEMA - Classicvania Coming to Steam
« Reply #209 on: July 15, 2017, 11:09:20 PM »
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Good Demo! Very good  8)  I wasn't expecting three stages though, just one which is the norm for most other demos. The game was tough but not unreasonably so. I was able to complete it without much trouble. I did have some trouble in stage three as I was at first unable to tell where to go after all the water platforms stopped drifting. After dying I deduced the vines were the way to go. For others this little thing might be an issue. The story had started to get interesting, unfortunately the game ended  >:(  LOL! Please continue and finish the product. It would be a treat to play the completed version.
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