It has been some time since Spellbind went live in mobile devices. After a couple of months, we decided to port it to desktop (Windows, Mac, Linux) and the game was included in the Lazy Guys bundle. Then suddenly, 45 days ago, the game was greenlit on Steam.
What has happened since then? We agreed on a new collaboration with Black Shell Media whose mission statement seems to perfectly fit our philosophy. We added 12 steam achievements and a new game logo. We didn’t have to do much about video trailers and screenshots though, because they had already been in place from the previous desktop release.
The game testing has not been easy. We had some Linux issues so we decided that Spellbind should be available only for Windows and Mac for the time being. Getting the game ready for steam for the first time was a rewarding and time consuming procedure. This means that the JAQK Rush development was postponed for a while and now we have to proceed quickly.
Well, the day has arrived. Today, (Friday 04 March 12:00 PM EST), Spellbind is going to be available on Steam.
Thank you all for the support.
Enjoy the Jack Rush night theme and stay tuned…
Spellbind officially belongs to the past regarding development. But we are very happy to say that our small group has been enhanced with two additional persons which also happen to be good friends of ours. They will actively participate in the development of our new game.
So the good news is that we are able to announce JAQK Rush, a social puzzle poker-based game. Certainly, this is not something new, there is an abundance of poker puzzle games but we think that JAQK Rush somehow dares to differ by combining classic matching game gameplay with a concept based on plane geometric figures.
The target platform is Facebook. Once again the development tool is Unity3D. Currently a working prototype is being prepared and the first comments by people who have already tried it are really promising and encouraging. Soon we will publish the first gameplay video which will hopefully give you a better idea of the game.
Spellbind is now available for purchase on Desura!
Spellbind is a first person point-and-click adventure game available for Windows, Mac OS and Linux. Players play the role of Luppe, a young thief who enters the cellar of Lord Amatar’s house to steal his oldest, most expensive bottle of wine. A challenge that sounds easy and possibly might be so, if only the owner of the house had been someone else …
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OS: Windows XP+, Mac OS X 10.6+, Ubuntu 10.10+
Graphics card: DX9 (shader model 2.0) capabilities; generally everything made since 2004 should work.
CPU: SSE2 instruction set support.