For this recurring segment, we will be highlighting the five biggest stories on IndieDB for the prior week. Whether it's demo releases for upcoming indie games, Kickstarter campaign announcements, or important stories that affect the indie gaming as a whole, you'll find them rounded up here each week.
The Week of April 7 2019
A Tactical turn-based SRPG with CCG elements. Command and fight alongside fiery heroes in a world on the brink of total war. Build powerful decks and assemble your best squad of characters. Do you have what it takes to be the Grand Guild?
Vampire Slayer: New Blood is a brand new generation of Vampires & Slayers for the Unreal Engine. The game will take place in present day time. The character concept (still in progress) will be modeled after everyday people. By everyday people, It’s people that you see on a daily basis on the streets. For instance a man in a suit and tie holding a brief case, police in uniform or just someone who is serving you your coffee. You just won’t really know, so keep your wits about you!
As you begin to nurture your plot, uncover great mysteries, and meet the citizens of the island, you'll experience the everlasting magnificence of your new home first-hand--all while you rekindle the memories from your past that caused you to embark on this grand, exciting adventure in the first place. You never would have guessed that finding your purpose in life was just a shipwreck away... In Farm Folks, live your life as you see fit--there are so many experiences to be had!
You have survived falling from the skies. Your ship is destroyed. You've landed on an unknown planet not marked on any starmaps and have no idea what’s going on. Find your way out from this world or make it your new home. Discover the story of this planet, reason why it's not marked on any starmaps, its dark secrets dwelling behind the closed doors of sealed laboratories. Travel through uncharted lands with various biomes, all carefully hand-crafted by our designers. Togeteher with dozens of other survivors create your own cities, economy, industry, invite your friends to join you in your exploits and uncover the mistery behind this world.
Leave the farms and cities behind, jump straight into managing your own planets in The Universim, a brand new god-game in development by Crytivo Games and Alexander Koshelkov. The Universim is first and foremost a planet management game. The game begins in the stone age, thousands of years before the modern era. Research plays a crucial role in the game. Players will initially need to reinvent fire in order to survive attacks from wild animals or create cures for deadly viruses and other ailments. We’re developing planets that will have air, weather effects and varying temperatures and natural resources along with deadly natural disasters such as earthquakes, tornadoes, freak storms and meteors. In The Universim you play as a god, you will not interact directly with the population that inhabits your planet, however you will be able to help them. You will have the power to stop wars between cities on your planet or you can ignore them and allow one city to destroy the other.