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  • #3164

    Glutant
    Participant

    Hi all!

    I first heard of Darkest Dungeon when I saw its Kickstarter page. I watched the videos, read the description, and immediately donated money!

    This game seems right up my alley, as I tend to play indie, dungeon-crawling/rogue-like games. Would you guys consider this a rogue-like? I mean there’s permadeath, but there’s also a persistent meta-game. I draw a lot of parallels to XCOM: Enemy Unknown.

    #3165

    Zeta
    Participant

    Hello all!

    I’m Zeta from Northern California. I first read about Darkest Dungeon on Rock, Paper, Shotgun a few months before the kickstarter. That first trailer that they created in advance of the kickstarter drew me in. When they finally announced the KS, I jumped in almost immediately.

    In my old age, my twitch isn’t what it used to be, so I love all turn-based strategy. Micromanaging RTS units is just too tough these days. I am thrilled that there is a resurgence of turn-based games in the last few years. I also love the idea of having a large stable of characters to develop, and having a top-level area outside of the dungeon to manage.

    I think my favorite classes so far are the plague doctor, the huntsmaster, and the grave robber. Hope that I can talk with you all more soon!

    #3166
    Antiloquist
    Antiloquist
    Participant

    Hi, I’m Antiloquist. Most people call me Ant.

    I am ashamed to say I only just discovered Darkest Dungeon a few days ago, when I stumbled upon it at Pax Prime 2014’s Indie Expo Booth. However, I fell in love instantly and played the demo four times over the course of the convention, each time trying a different party. I won the first three times, but I got my butt kicked the fourth and final time when I finally swapped out the Vestal for the Occultist.

    Immediately after playing the demo for the first time, I proceeded to tell all my friends to go check out the cool game I had seen, and the day I got home from the convention I got into Early Access.

    I don’t think I’ve been this excited for a game since the time I was twelve and they announced three Kingdom Hearts games at once.

    My favorite classes are the Highwayman, the Plague Doctor, and the Grave Robber, and I’m enough of a loser that I’ve started writing fanfiction based on my interpretations of those three (along with the Vestal to make it a full party).

    When the game comes out I intend to gift it to many of my friends whom I know will enjoy it.

    So uh, yeah. Hi. ._.

    #4461

    Chuckles the Jester
    Participant

    How’s it going everyone, I just felt like saying how nice it is to be back, but I didn’t really feel like creating a new thread JUST for that, so, after a period of unceremonious absence, the Jester is back, better than ever!

    I just wish this avatar thing would start working. I swear I did everything right. Maybe it takes a while to update?

    Heeeey children, guess what time it is!

    #4463

    SneakyPie
    Keymaster

    I just wish this avatar thing would start working. I swear I did everything right. Maybe it takes a while to update?

    It should be almost instant. Did you use the same email address that you use for your WordPress account when using Gravatar?

    #4464

    Chuckles the Jester
    Participant

    Yes. Yes I did.

    EDIT: Now I can see it, but I can only see it if I view my profile. What is going on!?
    EDIT 2: And now I can see it, but only when using Chrome, not Firefox. WHAT.

    Attachments:
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    Heeeey children, guess what time it is!

    #4467

    SneakyPie
    Keymaster

    Oh weird. I dunno what to say to that. At least it works in two of the more popular browsers.

    #4468

    Chuckles the Jester
    Participant

    Nevermind, now it’s working. Thanks for the great response time and willingness to help, though. This forum really is quite good. 🙂

    Heeeey children, guess what time it is!

    #4550

    AbraCadaver
    Participant

    hi new to the forums, just found out about DD. love it! didn’t get a chance to donate to kickstarter 🙁 would have loved some of those extras anyways looking forward to playing this and its nice to meet everyone. 🙂

    #4552

    Fwo0sh
    Participant

    Y’ello, lads and lasses!
    I generally go by Fwo0sh in games, forums and art sites so I’ll refer myself as such here! I hail from the not-as-frozen-as-you’d-think lands of the North and am an embarassment to my ancestors of traders, pillagers and rapists. A pretty standard Swede.

    I heard about DD when I found a Rock Paper Shotgun article about the game. I’m ashamed to say that I dismissed it at first and it was not until a couple o’ weeks later that I realised my mistake and fell in love with it. By that time the Kickstarter had been funded. So I became a Slacker Backer recently instead!
    Loving the art style and gameplay from what I’ve seen. Excited!

    #4553

    Ikaros
    Participant

    Hello.

    I’m Ikaros, and I found Darkest Dungeon through Game Informer, but didn’t think much of it until a few weeks after I read the painfully brief article they had written about it. I watched 5 minutes of game play and immediately pre-ordered it, this game looks far too good to pass up. I was fascinated with the affliction system, and I am also an avid D&D Player, which is probably why this game appeals to me so much.

    Certified Plebeian.

    #4554
    RedHookChris
    RedHookChris
    Moderator

    Loving this thread!

    #4687

    beekay006
    Participant

    G’day fellow Dungeoneers!

    I stumbled onto The Darkest Dungeon when I was browsing Kickstarter. After the video intro I was hooked & became a backer instantly!

    I have always had a great fondness for the gothic horror genre, making futile forays into the lands of dread while playing Ravenloft with my old D&D buddies.

    What I love about what I’ve seen so far, is the fusion of the dark fantasy genre, the incredible art style, & an over-arching narrative/plot reminiscent of a Lovecraft story.

    Bring on 2015! My weapons are sharp, and my resolve is steeled!

    #4735

    avantegardener
    Participant

    Hi All, just a quick hello 🙂 I’m an Irish graphic designer. Been really looking forward to this release since its announcement. Love the concept, art style and execution so far!

    #4736

    Lenny-vok
    Participant

    Howdy folks, peeps call me Lenny.

    I found out Darkest Dungeon when I was backing Proven Lands wish sadly got cancel, I was searching for new projects and so there was Darkest Dungeon backed right away!
    I’ve got a deep love with gothic folklore and fantasy. also love the art style, I’m a fan of Mignola’s artwork myself 😉

    hope we all have a good time sharing experiences and such, good hunting!

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