• Register

Cathedral is a game by DecemberBorn which takes you back to the roots of NES gaming and the 8 bit era. Its main focus is on exploring an unknown world, trying to figure out where and who you are. Discover hidden areas, investigate towns and avoid both traps as well as the dangerous creatures that inhabit this strange world.

Post news Report RSS Our progress on Cathedral and Decemberborn for the past months!

It has been quiet for way too long! We apologize for taking so long to write a new article but the good thing is we have a bunch of exciting new things to tell you guys and to showcase.

Posted by on

Introduction

Man, it sure has been quiet here on our IndieDB page. We want to apologize for not getting a new update going for the past few months, but are very thrilled to say we have not been sitting still with our upcoming game and are more than excited to share some brand new things about the game with you guys.

Somehow we don't get around to writing here as much as we'd like to anymore, this is due to us being very busy and already spending most of our free time working on the game itself and getting it out there. If you are interested in our game, please show some love by becoming a watcher or following us on our Facebook or Twitter.

Update #1 : New camera system and new graphics

Wow, there has been so many updates on our game that it is hard to pick what we should start off with. We showcased a new update on our graphic system in our previous post, but now can also show you some previews of the interior re-design of the Cathedral. This is our first place in the game where you start out and will also function as the first dungeon.

cathedralgif2

So here is a preview of our new camera system, which looks and feels much smoother than before and giving the game a lot more immersion and dynamic. This system is also designed to hint at hidden areas or important elements of puzzles, which allows for much more possibilities in the game. As you can see, the interior of the Cathedral looks much different than before too. Please enjoy the next previews of the Cathedral as well!

cathedralgif1

2016 02 20 ghosts


As you can see we also have a new door-transition which looks much better. Eric is still working hard on the re-design of the Cathedral and we are constantly working to make it a full-fledged dungeon with puzzles and mechanics that will keep you on the edge of your seat from the very start of the game. The screenshot above features a room where you are attacked by the living dead, maybe if you defeat them all they will give you some kind of artifact that will benefit you in your adventures? Like a bone crossbow of sorts? Maybe I said too much!

Update #2 : Decemberborn is now called Decemberborn Interactive

Since our meeting in Mälmo we have been constantly working on growing our game studios, whether it is finding new talent to work on our game or reaching out to like-minded, passionate individuals. We have a lot of plans for the future outside of Cathedral, and hence decided a more fitting name would be Decemberborn Interactive. We are excited to show our new company logo here for the first time!

Decborn White



We are very happy with the new logo and feel like it fits our mind-set as well. Of course, updating the logo outside of the game also means we needed a new 8-bit version for the splash screen of Cathedral. And of course, Eric did a wonderful job of translating this high-res logo into an 8-bit version.

decemberbornlogolowres


Update #3 : Concept art and a bunch of new music!

Last but not least we've been working with a very talented concept-artist and are loving what he's done for us so far. So without further ado, let us showcase you some brand new screenshots of some of our bosses, characters and monsters!

conceptart


Look at them go! We are very happy with our concept artist and hope to show a lot more work soon. We hope you have been enjoying these updates on our game and we would like to close this post with some more exciting things. Below this you will find some new music for our areas and an updated world-map! Please stay tuned for the next post and remember to follow us if you want to stay updated on our game. Send us an e-mail or a message if you have any questions or things you want to share, we don't bite! Maybe we'll even see you at a gaming conference next month? -hint hint-

WorldMap




Post a comment
Sign in or join with:

Only registered members can share their thoughts. So come on! Join the community today (totally free - or sign in with your social account on the right) and join in the conversation.

Follow Report Profile
Icon
Cathedral
Platforms
Windows, Mac, Linux
Developer & Publisher
Decemberborn
Engine
Custom
Contact
Send Message
Homepage
Decemberborn.com
Release date
Game watch
Follow
Purchase
News
Tags
Progress
Browse
News
New
Post news
Report
Report
Share
Related Games
Cathedral
Cathedral Adventure
Related Groups
Decemberborn
Decemberborn Developer