A quick newsy little post for everybody. First, we've got a fancy new discord server: Join Defender's Quest discord [https://discord.gg/S9VAyBh] I'll still be keeping the forum around (especially as it's effectively the comments section for this blog), but that might be a convenient place for people who
Finally. The PSVita version of Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten DX [https://store.playstation.com/en-us/product/UP0410-PCSE01136_00-DEFENDERSQUESTV1] is released today! It's cross-buy / cross-save with the PS4 version, getting either version should entitle you to both. There were a lot of performance optimizations required to get this to
It's live! You can buy it now! UPDATE: Known rare bug, patch in the works [https://www.fortressofdoors.com/known-bug-in-defenders-quest-dx-console-version-patch-incoming-soon/] https://store.playstation.com/en-us/product/UP0410-CUSA09127_00-DEFENDERSQUEST01 Here is a very silly announcement trailer: Here is a very serious gameplay trailer: Information post: GHOST_URL/defenders-quest-for-ps4-psvita-xb1/ Known issues: 1.
We just made a new cover for our game's upcoming console release [https://www.fortressofdoors.com/defenders-quest-for-ps4-psvita-xb1/], and that got us thinking about making covers in general. Ooooooh so shiny! There are many ways to design a videogame cover. Most of them suck. We stumbled across one that didn't. Here
Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten DX will be releasing on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and Xbox One imminently. UPDATE: It's out now! Also -- there are some non-fatal known bugs [https://www.fortressofdoors.com/known-bug-in-defenders-quest-dx-console-version-patch-incoming-soon/] that are being fixed as we speak. Media assets can be found at
This article also available in: Russian [http://howtorecover.me/itak-vy-hotite-konkurirovat-so-steam] translation by HTR Mobile [http://howtorecover.me/] Uzbek [http://getdrawings.com/uz-steam-bilan-raqobat] translation by Drawings Team [http://getdrawings.com/]) I get a lot of pitches for "Steam competitors" in my inbox. 99% of them are doomed to failure, but the
All of the major game stores (Steam, GOG, Origin, Uplay, itch, etc) serve different groups at the same time, many of which have competing interests. Broadly speaking, they are: 1. Customers 2. Developers 3. Publishers 4. The store platforms themselves You'll often hear complaints about various stores (Steam, most commonly)
Like many game devs, I got my start making mods for other games. And if your experience was anything like mine, you'll recall brilliant creative highs punctuated by long tedious slogs sorting through obscure and poorly documented data formats, unless you were really unlucky and reduced to directly hacking binary