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Discussion in 'Clockwork Empires General' started by MOOMANiBE, Aug 27, 2012.

  1. Blue

    Blue Member

    I think the only outstanding question I have so far is: why was it codenamed Odin?
  2. Loerwyn

    Loerwyn Member

    Because Gaslamp.
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  3. Wootah

    Wootah Member

    I haven't played dwarf fortress.
    Would the characters do things like fight among themselves? Build buildings on their own? Open portals to other dimensions on their own?
  4. Warlock

    Warlock Member

    From the little I could glean from the preview, probably yes. And if they throw in an adventure mode for certain parts of the game as special scenarios, I'll be TOTALLY DAMN sold about it.
  5. BMandFighter

    BMandFighter Member

    Any rough idea on release date or beta testing?
  6. Daynab

    Daynab Community Moderator Staff Member

    From David in IRC, regarding release: late-ish 2013?
    Not official release date, early estimation.
  7. TheMooseLord

    TheMooseLord Member

    Maybe you can send your citizens into the dungeon itself?
    A constant supply of corpses to prevent dredmor from leaving the dungeon and stealing all your steampunk cattle.
  8. Wootah

    Wootah Member

    LATE 2013? As in more than a Year away?
    LATE 2013? As in more than 12 months from now?
  9. klaymen_sk

    klaymen_sk Member

    Clockwork Diggles?
  10. impishacid

    impishacid Member

    so, is Dredmor set in the future of the CE-verse after the fall of the Empire? or is all the clockwork empire/'foreboding' scribbles just in the same theme as CE?
  11. Daynab

    Daynab Community Moderator Staff Member

    It's an early estimation, not an official release date.
  12. Maze1125

    Maze1125 Member

    In other words, it's likely to be even later than that!
  13. Fayd

    Fayd Member

    Oh dear, and I was all excited. Well, quality is worth time, I suppose, so take your time to get it right!

    Edit: Hrm, that sounded unduly critical/commanding. I'm sorry. I appreciate the time spent making a quality product, so... yeah. Sorry about the tone, sirs.
  14. DragonOfTime

    DragonOfTime Member

    But how are we supposed to live that long without it! You have made me realize that I have a need for a game like this, and there are none quite like it!
    I guess things take time, but waiting is hard. Especially when it's something destined to be great. Oh well, I guess there are still more diggles to slay...
  15. mutated

    mutated Member

    Has local hotseat play been discussed or confirmed or denied or thought about at all? There need to be more hotseat compatible games.

    Not that it would particularly mar my impressions, but out of curiosity.
  16. Hot-D

    Hot-D Member

    Is CE set in the same world than Dungeon of Dredmor's?
    It would be actually quite funny, considering the references. Exploding zeppelins would get 10 times better if we get to fight legions of flying diggles.
    I was hoping for another roguelike but a city-builder is something I can look forward to. I just hope failures are not a pre-requisite and at the end of the day, it's possible to build a successful city.

    Of course, I never built a successful in SimCities since the first so I don't expect to play it as much as I played Dredmor...
  17. SkyMuffin

    SkyMuffin Member

    this looks so fantastic. i am proud of all of you, even though we have no real life relationship and i have no authority with which to be proud. as a person who has a .00000000000000001% share in the company after purchasing diggle shirts, multiple copies of dredmor, and DLCs, i am proud. :D
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  18. eskr

    eskr Member

    Still works.
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  19. Giygas

    Giygas Member

    If this is in the same universe as Dungeons of Dredmor, I want to fly a zeppelin in to Diggle Hell.

    That'd be awesome...
  20. eskr

    eskr Member

    Clockwork diggles you say?


    Okay, it's really a clockwork narwhal. (http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20120822)
    Here, have this one then:


    Oh, as for the same world/universe/multiverse/endless set of hyper-dimensional turtles:
    Nicholas earlier said that it's not not the same universe. As in, it share similarities and no explicit discontinuities, however the link is not being made explicit so one is left to wonder (though expect Easter eggs [he didn't say the egg thing though]).
    He did say that there will be diggles in the new project however.
    Wild animals you fight? Creatures you tame?
    Geologists you can outsource too? TBD

    Elves and dwarves will not be featured however.

    Edit: Correction, Nicholas confirms that they are not the same universe, though there are overlaps.
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