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Lumencraft is a top-down action shooter with tower defense elements. Emerge into a fully destructible environment where light and shadow play key roles. Build your base, dig some tunnels and find lumen - humanity's only chance for survival.

KEY FEATURES

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BECOME SAVIOUR OF MANKIND

The year 2221: More than two centuries ago, the surface of the planet became uninhabitable. The remnants of humanity struggle to survive without electricity and light. Dreams of a better future died long ago, but a recently discovered mineral has brought a spark of hope. Lumen, a crystal with high energy potency, may be the last chance for a struggling civilization. Scouts, brave miners, have been sent underground to a settlement near the Lumen deposits. New scouts continue to join this mission, but so far, no one has returned. It seems that the darkness of the underground holds more than just natural riches...


DRILL YOUR WAY TO VICTORY

Fight for your survival. Enemies are going to raid your base so be careful and leave some turrets on the watch.

  • Defending the underground settlement by direct combat and the use of diversified turrets.
  • Highly efficient and satisfying digging mechanics.
  • Explosive weapons. Yes, we have dynamite.

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EXPLORE FULLY DESTRUCTIBLE ENVIRONMENT

With a lot of effort and a set of original algorithms, 2Dynamic Games have transformed the open-source Godot Engine into a completely new tool. This allows every bit of terrain (pixel, as we used to call them) to be destroyed, and maps can be painted as if in a drawing program. What’s more?

  • Dynamic lights and pixel-perfect interaction with the fully destructible terrain.
  • Dread atmosphere created through the impactful sound design and a unique 2Dynamic lighting system.
  • Realistic simulations.

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AND MORE TO COME

Lumencraft will be in the Early Access stage, which means we will keep adding new features and polishing already implemented ideas. Stay tuned!

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Scouts!

We finished implementing the new UI to our game. 😎

And yes, it’s fresher than the cold πŸ₯’ cucumber-watermelon πŸ‰ salad with ice, served in the middle of summer. Also, the main menu got new robes. Watcha think ‘bout ‘em? πŸ€”











This is not the only very important feature that’s a part of this update to the Early Access build.

The performance boost we added truly is a game changer for all AMD Radeon and Steam Deck owners! πŸ”§
Now, we’re sure that Lumen looks and shines as we imagined. Don’t forget to tell us how you dig (pun intended) the changes of this update on the game’s Discord server! πŸ‘ˆ


Last, but not least, here’s a whole changelog.

## [EA User Interface Update] -- 2022-07-21 - VERSION = 6790

### Added
- there is now a changelog in the main menu now
- New UI
- added button in Options that reset settings to default values
- improved inventory controls with mouse:
you can now select items by clicking them
you can drag items between slots to rearrange inventory
drag item out of inventory to throw it away
- rearranging inventory using controller is back
- quickslot items (1-4) are now displayed when inventory is hidden
- added map legend to the map screen
- added light indicator to the gate build icon
- added possibility to name save slots
- added new turret-like building: Lumen Beam

### Changed
- overhauled in-game UI to be more consistent and readable on small screens
- tutorial floor texture is sharper now
- building overlap tweaks, building failed should be less often
- overhauled title screen
- reworked inventory item assigning:
secondary item is assigned with a right-click
1-4 shortcuts are the first four slots; change them by rearranging inventory
- removed inventory auto-sorting
- improved item icons
- cursor default and max scale increased
- cursor default color changed to match the new UI
- number of save slots is no longer limited
- drill is no longer tied to the first inventory slot

### Fixed
- performance improvement on Radeon video cards
- performance improvement on low spec hardware
- fixed a bug with duplicate particle managers, which impacted performance
- fixed some random issues that could happen on invalid window state (most notably when pressing Win+D)
- fixed throw sound still playing when trying to throw drill
- fixed lower workshop in Forsaken Tunnels not being powered properly
- fixed some buildings having wrong construction effect
- player's crosshair is no longer visible on top of the paused menu

Now, we can finally change an emoji to in our Q3/2022 roadmap.
PLANNED FOR Q3/2022
βœ”οΈ New beautiful User Interface and icons πŸ–ΌοΈ
πŸ‘‰Robotic helpers and their workshop πŸ€–
πŸ‘‰Flamethrower Turret πŸ”₯

The new is coming. 🚢
Another meme? Why not.


Stay tuned for more coming soon! πŸš€

Play the updated game and “follow” us on Steamβš™οΈ, join our Discord 🎧 server and follow us on Facebook πŸ‘ and Twitter 🐦

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Comments
SOVEREIGN1
SOVEREIGN1

Is this game a further development of the Nocturnum concept?

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Dameredet Creator
Dameredet

Hi, not really. We didn't know about this project before you mentioned it :D But I think our concept is somewhat similar.

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SOVEREIGN1
SOVEREIGN1

The reference of lumen made me think of the similarities. And the gameplay is also resembles the Nocturnum concept. Good luck to you! Looking forward playing your game!

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Dameredet Creator
Dameredet

Thank you very much <3

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