Deepside Beta 1.0
Author:|| Sam Dillard
Submitted:|| 28th May, 2005
Okay I started this game a year and a half ago, and its development has been a living hell ever since.
Basically, you are a pilot commanding an expedition to find treasures in various locations within a privately owned island chain. You will compete against other pilots, dangerous wildlife, and even pirates. You've got a large ship and a nimble minisub that is equipped with a multi-purpose towchain.
You go down, explore, find treasures and bring them back to your ship. That's the SIMPLE description.
But there's a bit more to the story than meets the eye (and the crappy screenshots hehehe... sorry. The world below the serene ocean surface is slightly bigger and more dangerous than it seems. That's all I will say about that.
Que the conventional feature list for this DEMO:
-A few hours of play time
-Dozens of hidden treasures that are RANDOMIZED each game
-Large ocean environment with intricate caves and hidden tunnels
-Complete Training Mode
-Buyable items, equipment, engines, weapons, and upgrades
-Combat IS a factor in Deepside.. be warned...
-Hidden secrets, bonus levels, and a Boss
-Deepside is utterly non-linear- go where you want, no time limit, no treasure limit.. get as far as you want and leave whenever you feel it's too dangerous to continue (or you get bored or something)
-Lots of annoying puzzles and obtacles mwahahaha
-Hate the controls? Well they are fully customizable with 3 editable presets
-Most importantly, a cool credits screen
I know the file's kinda big- keep in mind this game is the most size-efficient piece of software it could possibly be, it's just a pretty epic game.
I have a feeling most of you won't like this game, it's definitely not a "gamer's" game. But if you happen to enjoy challenging adventure games (as I do) then you might like Deepside. Honestly though, I've grown to dread working on this... If you all hate this (which you probably will since I'm a pessimist biatch) then I will move on to another of the ten billion projects I am also working on. But IF even a few of you happen to like it, then I will be happy to invest more months to finish the game.
This is my first upload in many years, I guess it's good to be back. Hopefully everyone's not too disappointed with Deepside, in any case, thanks for reading/playing!
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