Forging Glory is a physics-based looter brawler with limitless player customization; letting you experience the glory of brutal gladiatorial combat in a futuristic, virtual world.
The kinetic action of Mordhau meets the customization of Path of Exile.
Decapitate, dismember, shatter, and mutilate avatars built of light! You're a God of the arena, annihilating all who challenge you.
Combat is all about skill in Forging Glory. You must aim your attacks, and your blocks. There are no magic "random swing" or "block all" buttons!
Create the perfect avatars to fit each battle and play-style using limitless weapons and items.
Earn glory by pleasing the crowd, leading you to greater rewards and fame!
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Thanks to diligent feedback from new beta players, and suggestions from our veterans, we have released a big update improving everyone's experience, no matter where they are in the progression!
About a month ago we had an influx of new players, which provided tons of helpful feedback on how to smooth out their experience.
All new players are now given two starting avatars: a dual pistoleer for rapid-fire ranged combat, and a spear and shield avatar for stabby melee combat. This should give brand new players to find an avatar immediately that more closely fits their play style, or better fits the combat situation. Also, dual pistols provides increased firepower over the original starting avatar, with a single pistol.
To give new players more flexibility and strategic options, we have made all item types available to unlock in any order. Fancy yourself an archer? Go head, unlock it first.
Similarly, account upgrades, such as the voxel shop (buy items) and voxel smith (crafting) are now available through unlocks; previously you had to complete campaigns to earn them.
One of the first things players ask is "how do I move faster?" We have now integrated the answer to that question in our tutorial, by giving all new players the sprint trait immediately, instead of requiring an unlock. Similarly, we have made the movement speed modifier immediately available to unlock. Doctore, the trainer of gladiators, will even reward you for using your newfound speed with a pile of voxels.
Of course, as with all games nowadays, some omniscient voice needs to explain everything to new players, and for us that comes in the form of Doctore. We have added sixty new phrases to Doctore, finally teaching players how to aim their swing and how to block.
We didn't forget about the veteran players either, with a boat load of quality of life changes. First and foremost, the ability to add new campaigns at any time, but at a cost, to incentivize finishing existing campaigns.
We have also added a bunch of sliders to options for controlling various graphical settings, audio volumes, and controls! Although we had basic options like graphics quality before, these expanded options will allow players to customize their experience precisely, down to the decibel!
One thing that has plagued newcomers and veterans alike is an issue that reduced spear and one hand sword damage. Those have now been buffed, and should be equatable to other weapons available in the roster!
Players frequently found aiming push and shield bash difficult, especially in higher latency matches. We have greatly increased push and shield bash "size" to facilitate aiming. You can push bosses off ledges like never before!
In a similar vein, we have now significantly boosted glory (point) earnings for various actions, such as fighting in melee against a stronger opponent, and knocking opponents off the arena, as seen above!
Some of our veteran players may not like this improvement much, haha, but we have made the AI a bit more aggressive against rangers. No longer can you snipe without punishment!
Last but not least, we worked a lot on smoothing out various networking issues. The game will now attempt to reconnect if a player is disconnected as they join a match, and avatars will no longer "vibrate" around when joining mid-match.
But most importantly, knocked down avatars are now correctly synchronized, so you no longer miss when attempting to hit avatars on the floor! How embarrassing to miss a knocked out target!
Are you ready to join the ranks of gladiators? We are always looking for new beta players! Join our Discord and ask for a key!
Not brave enough for beta? No problem! Wishlist on Steam!
Full patch notes are listed below!
After over a month of effort, and diligent feedback from our players, we have a very exciting update, Progression 2.0 AND Aesthetics!
Last night we released another patch, which provided some substantial performance improvements and other bug fixes!
We've been working on Forging Glory, what is effectively a looter shooter, except with physics-based swords, for over 4+ years. It has been a project...
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