Demon Tactic

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Demon Tactic
Developer Anohin Denis
Theme Fantasy
Influences Adom, Drakefire Chasm
Status playable alpha
Released 2014-07-08
Updated v.0.39 on 2016-04-08
Licensing Freeware, Closed Source
P. Language PHP, Javascript
Platforms Browser
Interface Hexagonal, Tile-based
Game Length ~3-5 hours
Official site of Demon Tactic

Contents

Theme

A fantasy themed turn-based roguelike with skillful demon warlord as playable character. Being trapped in infinite dungeon, he can achieve one of game goals - become a king of any faction, escape from dungeon or become a god. Some tiles were borrowed from Battle For Wesnoth game. Game can be played only via internet using browser on http://demon-tactic.com/. Unfortunately, current english translation is poorly made, hope you will enjoy Demon Tactics, despite this sad fact.

Features

  • Your moral decisions makes difference - some factions will aid you or become your mortal enemies.
  • Hard tactical battles with minimum of random influence.
  • Combination of random and pre-created scenarios and maps.
  • You are not omnipowered killing machine - retreat is a wise option sometimes, play cautiously and outsmart your foes.

Monster abilities

There are wide variety of monsters abilities in the game.

Some of them are "classical":

  • Poison damage over time.
  • Stunning and confusing attacks.
  • Ally summoning and etc.

Some are rarely used (and maybe unique in some way):

  • Explosion of fire or water after death.
  • Idiot (unit is always confused).
  • Return (like weeping angels from "Doctor Who").
  • And many others.

Races and factions

There are 20 races and factions that have their own goals, allies and enemies. Hero can become ally with any of them by fighting by their side. There are > 400 monsters that share > 60 different skills and abilities.

Which side do you want to join? Choose wisely from:

  • New order
  • Holy church
  • Vampires
  • Orc Legion
  • Free farmers
  • Saurians
  • Dwarves
  • Antiquum Cult
  • Demons
  • Devils
  • Neutrals
  • Dark Legion
  • Necromancers
  • Dark elves
  • Fiends
  • Steel hive
  • Mages Guild
  • Hexapod Swarm
  • Evil
  • Hero army

History of development

Development diaries for all versions can be found in Demon Tactic Dev reports Youtube playlist

Game development parts.

1. Sneaky development:

  • 0.01 - 17 Mar 2014 - very first version of game; 0.02 - 23 Mar 2014; 0.03 - 28 Mar 2014; 0.04 - 31 Mar 2014; 0.05 - 03 Apr 2014; 0.06 - 07 Apr 2014; 0.07 - 10 Apr 2014; 0.08 - 12 Apr 2014; 0.09 - 22 Apr 2014; 0.10 - 30 Apr 2014; 0.11 - 08 May 2014; 0.12 - 22 May 2014; 0.13 - 01 Jun 2014; 0.14 - 06 Jun 2014; 0.15 - 10 Jun 2014; 0.16 - 21 Jun 2014; 0.17 - 24 Jun 2014; 0.18 - 28 Jun 2014;

2. Alpha version (playable but not fully winnable):

  • 0.19 - 08 Jul 2014 (first released online alpha); 0.20 - 16 Jul 2014; 0.21 - 02 Aug 2014; 0.22 - 17 Aug 2014; 0.23 - 07 Sep 2014; 0.24 - 12 Sep 2014; 0.25 - 05 Jan 2015; 0.26 - 09 Jan 2015; 0.27 - 27 Jan 2015; 0.28 - 20 Feb 2015; 0.29 - 22 Mar 2015; 0.30 - 05 May 2015; 0.31 - 06 Jun 2015; 0.32 - 23 Jun 2015; 0.33 - 01 Sep 2015 (cities and slavery added); 0.34 - 06 Sep 2015; 0.35 - 25 Oct 2015; 0.36 - 14 Nov 2015; 0.37 - 06 Dec 2015; 0.38 - 13 Mar 2016; 0.39 - 08 April 2016;

Screenshots

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