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Dustbowl - XP Update

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Hi everyone

I know I've been very quiet lately but we've just been very busy with other things and life finds a way of getting in the way. But I'm very happy to announce a cool update here, it already seems like a few eagle eyed people have seen an update recently. Well apart from a few balance updates (mostly looking at item weights) we've added a leveling/XP system to the game.

(New XP gui in the status tab)


(Spend your skill point)


I think it was a feature that should have been in the game from the start really and make combat rewarding and quests even more rewarding which is good. As the big sale is upon us I wanted new players to experience the game with this system so I hope people dont mind.

Once you level up you will get a point to spend in 3 areas: Health, Perception and Combat making you a little better in these areas. If you head over to your Status Tab you will see a new bit of UI which is your XP read out. You can spend a total of 5 points in each of the mentioned areas but dont worry, I dont think we've been stingy with enemy XP, everything gives you a good amount and these figures can be changed if players find it at all grindy.

Well I hope you enjoy this update, it was quite a big one and should add a lot to the gameplay overall.

Enjoy the update and the Steam Sale!

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Kingravel
Kingravel

Great to hear about the update! I've waited with playing the game, as the combat system really bothered me the first time. May I ask when the updated version will arrive at Humble?

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Atavismus
Atavismus

Hi Kingravel,

Thx for your support :)
We hope that the xp system and the escape button will please you.
The Humble version is up to date.

Take care and HF!

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Kingravel
Kingravel

Thank you! I'm really looking forward to play the game after work today - the escape-button is a great idea too!
All the best to your future projects!

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neosuduno
neosuduno

Bad news with the current version. I cannot access the radio tower after the Fort. It makes the game unplayable.

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Atavismus
Atavismus

Don't be so alarming, we just tested it, it works. ;)
Maybe you can give us more details on steam?
(We didn't notice your comment before)

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Guest
Guest

Quick Question... What is the Weapons Cache used for?

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Atavismus
Atavismus

What do you mean?

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bookmoviegamereviewe
bookmoviegamereviewe

Congrats on the release! :-D

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lisac2k
lisac2k

Very C64 atmosphere =D
Great job, just keep it rollin'
Tracking

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Atavismus
Atavismus

Thx!
We use the C64 palette ;)

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