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Curse Of The Keys (C64-Remake)

Curse Of The Keys (C64-Remake) - 0.9.6

Max Power (paolo)

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Description

Roam the kingdom in search for the cursed keys to save the world, find new fellowers, hire new warriors, defeat the evil wizard!!! This is a quick and easy rpg-game, easy to understand, easy to play, without millions of stats etc.

Changes

you can choose your profession now.

nobleman will give you more food/gold at start
warrior will give you more warriors etc.

a little graphic-update, look at the screenshots

some code improvements (still ugly)

more flavour at all ;)


the gameover screen won't work, i will fix that soon

Links

Home Page: http://evil-monkey-in-my-closet.com/curse/
Source: http://evil-monkey-in-my-closet.com/curse/CurseOfTheKeys-0.9.6.tar.gz

Screenshot


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Releases

Curse Of The Keys (C64-Remake) - 0.9.6 - Oct 24, 2008
Curse Of The Keys (C64-Remake) - 0.9.5 - Oct 23, 2008
Curse Of The Keys (C64-Remake) - 0.9.4 - Oct 22, 2008
Curse Of The Keys (C64-Remake) - 0.9.3 - Oct 21, 2008
Curse Of The Keys (C64-Remake) - 0.9.2 - Oct 21, 2008
Curse Of The Keys (C64-Remake) - 0.9.1 - Oct 20, 2008
Curse Of The Keys (C64-Remake) - 0.8 - Oct 19, 2008
Curse Of The Keys (C64-Remake) - 0.7 - Oct 17, 2008
Curse Of The Keys (C64-Remake) - 0.5 - Oct 16, 2008

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January 14, 2009 7:13am - Muspellsson - nickname: (muspellsson) - 5/5
Good remake of C64 game.
November 28, 2008 8:21pm - RB[0] - nickname: (roebros) - 4/5
Nice game, would be nice if there was more to do at first than just building up as much gold/rations and troops as possible though...
October 24, 2008 2:58am - Max Power - nickname: (paolo)
sorry for that, it's fixed now...
October 24, 2008 1:12am - Carsten Eggers - nickname: (masterlee) - 4/5
The download link is broken. And on homepage only 0.9.2 can be downloaded through all links.
October 23, 2008 10:44am - Max Power - nickname: (paolo)
Thank you! I will keep working on it!
October 22, 2008 3:24pm - Luca Fabbri - nickname: (keul) - 4/5
This game is great! Please please please keep on it!
You (as you say in the game too) only need some other tile!
Check for charas-project.net charas generator!
October 22, 2008 11:27am - Max Power - nickname: (paolo)
buy the wizard early in the game, he is quite strong :)
saving will be implemented in 0.9.5
i am cleaning up the ugly code most of the time :)
October 22, 2008 10:46am - pymike - nickname: (pymike)
Fun! Still no saving/loading? Fights are a bit hard at the beginning of the game. I kept coming up against 30 trolls and then when I ran away I lost like 5 men. :-( (Yes, I was on level 1) But it's looking good! Just needs some difficulty tweaks.
October 22, 2008 10:39am - pymike - nickname: (pymike)
Checking it out now!
October 22, 2008 5:31am - Max Power - nickname: (paolo)
ok, calling pygame.mixer.init(abc) after pygame.init() was the problem.
i use transform.scale2x now, so the fighting-sprites now look a lot better
October 22, 2008 3:40am - Max Power - nickname: (paolo)
the music sounds nice, but when i play a sound (pygame.mixer.Sound), it sounds like crap. Has anybody a solution?
October 21, 2008 12:02pm - Max Power - nickname: (paolo)
another bug:<br>
<br>
on each part of the worldmap (the new big one), there is a key<br>
will be fixed in 0.9.4<br>
<br>
October 21, 2008 11:22am - Max Power - nickname: (paolo)
if someone has better graphics (map-tiles/monster-sprites), contact me!
October 21, 2008 3:19am - Max Power - nickname: (paolo)
ok, i fixed that!
feel free to check out the new release!
October 20, 2008 5:12pm - Carsten Eggers - nickname: (masterlee) - 5/5
Good game, but i found an bug when you get into an location and find an key you can revisit that location to get the other two keys...
October 20, 2008 11:01am - Max Power - nickname: (paolo)
since the biggest 'problem' is balancing, please let me know if you have some ideas about it. I don't know how fights/strenghts of opponents etc. were calculated in the original
October 20, 2008 10:49am - Max Power - nickname: (paolo)
thanks.
you are right, I totally forgot that, luck that it is easy to implement ;)

btw, the biggest difference to the original is the game speed.
in the c64-version, every step took ~1.5 seconds, and you could only play with at least 2 players via hotseat, which was very annoying.
October 20, 2008 9:24am - pymike - nickname: (pymike)
Oh wow. This is quite fun now :-D It could use a save feature though.
October 17, 2008 1:10pm - Max Power - nickname: (paolo)
homepage: that's true, there isn't one right now :)

1) you can (let's say: soon you will be able to) hire a Miracle Healer, which can revive some of your warriors after a battle
2) yes, there are villages (to buy warriors and rations), nomad settlements (more expensive than villages, but here you can hire followers), castles & ruins (maybe you find some gold here), and a capital city (get warriors and gold for free when you don't have any). Press space to enter and leave a city
3) No, there aren't any items (maybe later, when the 'main-game' is completed*)
4) No, you don't have a party (*)
5) Right now, yes. But that has to be changed
6) No, you have to find all three cursed keys, but you can't find them right now

* at first, this is a remake, and as soon as it is finished, I will extend it for more depth of game.

Consider that I started yesterday :)
October 17, 2008 10:42am - pymike - nickname: (pymike)
Hmmm... I was a bit lost.

1) How do I heal?
2) Can I enter a city?
3) Can I buy items?
4) Can I switch party members?
5) Can you always evade enemies without failing?
6) Can you win the game?

Game looks promising, but it needs a readme!
October 17, 2008 10:38am - pymike - nickname: (pymike)
For the main site, it says

Forbidden

You don't have permission to access /curse/ on this server.

I was able to download the game though.
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