Continue reading...The Dark Eye, Germany’s most successful tabletop RPG, is getting the video game treatment. Wild River Games is working on a straight conversion of the game’s rules to a video game format, with the cooperation of rights owner Ulisses Spiele.
Now you can see how the game is coming along in this two-part making-of video from Wild River. The development team discusses the challenges they faced in building a video game version of Dark Eye and keeping it faithful to the tabletop version, and the strategies they came up with to solve those issues.
Book of Heroes doesn’t look like it’s going to radically reinvent the wheel as far as classic RPGs go. You’ve got your top-down view, your quests and professions, your monsters and your NPCs to save from them. There are twelve different professions and four species to choose from, and each character will have their own personal agenda, tasks, and missions. All maps in the game are procedurally generated.
The Dark Eye: Book Of Heroes is...