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Hello New Grounders,

Welcome to our latest title, Knightfall - it's based on a prototype we started several months back and is probably best described as a "puzzle role-playing strategy game"; bit of a mouthful, but it's the best we could come up with. :-) It combines elements of Mr.Driller, Puzzle Quest, Rogue and Collapse, and the end result is a fairly fresh, original title we think.

The game consists of 2 modes, 3 difficulty settings, 5 areas, and plenty of fiendish enemies to do battle with. There's also a leaderboard for each game mode and 28 achievements for all you completists out there; the game remembers which difficulty level these were achieved on, so only when you've achieved "gold" on all of them can you say you've done everything. :-)

The basic premise is to reach the door on each level, grabbing the key along the way. You don't actually have direct control of the hero, so in order to manoeuvre him around the board you must drill away groups of 3 or more blocks of the same colour, and also rotate the board to change which way is "down". You can also vanquish enemies by coming down on them from above with your drill, earning you experience and gold. Each enemy attacks the hero in a different way, but you can learn something about each one by clicking on them before facing them in battle.

For all those wanting to know how to unlock each achievement, here's a quick breakdown:

"Death From Above" - Perform a 3 x combo
"Sir Grindalot The Wise" - Reach experience level "10"
"Difficulty? Nay!" - Simply complete the game
"No Logo Knight" - Don't buy anything from the shop!
"The Bravest Chicken" - Reach the final battle without killing anything
"Sir Dodgealot The Swift" - Complete game without being hit!
"Swords, No Sorcery" - Reach the final battle without using magic
"Merlin's Way" - Reach the final battle without attacking any monsters with the drill
"Nowhere Near Rock Bottom" - Complete game without using block switch tool
"Hoarder Extraordinaire" - Accumulate 10,000 GP or more
"Dashing Adventurer" - Complete the game in double-quick time
"Grandmaster" - Complete the game in under 300 moves
"Superboring" - Destroy 20 blocks in one drill
"A Clutch Of Magic Mushrooms" - Catch 3 Golden Mushrooms
"Last One Left At The Banquet Table" - Complete the game without letting your AP drop to zero
"Variety Is The Spice Of Death" - Destroy one of every enemy in the game
"Rainbows over Camelot" - Drill blocks in order of: Red, Yellow, Green, Blue
"Medieval Monochrome" - Finish a stage while drilling only one type of block
"Deadly Gentry" - Finish a stage with no enemies left
"Ghosts 'n' Goblins" - Kill 100 enemies in a single game
"All in one" - Complete the game in one sitting, without quitting or dying
"Monster's Munchbag" - Take damage from 3 or more enemies on the same turn
"Tiptoe Through The Turnips" - Complete the game without waking a Mandrake
"Honour Amongst Thieves" - Complete the game without having an item stolen
"Collector's Edition" - Buy one of every item in the game
"Fowl Play" - Kill 10 or more chickens in a single game
"Fall From Grace" Fall from the top row of the board to the bottom
"Relentless" - Reach Stage 50 in the Purgatory Quest

I think that's just about everything - if you have any questions or feedback then feel free to leave a message here or PM us. Thanks for reading and we hope that you enjoy the game!

Cheers,

The Megadev Team.

Reviews


OneRedMageOneRedMage

Rated 5 / 5 stars March 15, 2009

great, unique and awesome

the rpg element wasn't THAT significant, but the puzzle aspect was just difficult. I actually thought it was easier when the black knights came into the field since you kinda had more control over the field. It was hard to maneuva to an exact location, and with some aspect of luck, i've had to restart due to dying from the AP loss.

I'm currently up to the last boss, and I really think you should've made an option to return to the last shopkeeper as I have very low health and I need to beat the devil PERFECTLY to get out. There's also a glitch: when you have no moves left, you are allowed to move blocks 1 by 1, but if 3+ spikes or semi-indestructable blocks line up, then you can't move AT ALL. I was so close to killing him when it happened to me. :(

great game btw. It really feels like a store-bought handheld game. Get them newgrounds medals for the game? :D



DJBone1031DJBone1031

Rated 5 / 5 stars March 14, 2009

A GAMER'S GAME

My girlfriend and I spent the last 48 hours attempting to beat this game. She beat it. Once again proving that women are far superior at puzzle solving than men... I only have one peeve about this masterpiece: THE BOSS! 6 HITS MEGADEV?! 6 HITS?! WHY 6?! Didn't the menu options say 'Trifle'? That's blatant false advertising. What were you guys thinking? Did you guys not get hugged enough as children? You know I'm 26, and I'm near tears about not having the qualifications to beat this game. Imagine the torment of every prepubescent who had the misfortune of reaching the boss so far! Kids are gonna whisper it in class: "6 hits man. 6 hits. It's like breaking outta Azkaban!" I look forward to the sequel. How do you top the Devil?! Some suggested scary enemies: Sadam Hussein; Paris Hilton; Rosie O' Donnell. 10/10; 5/5 AMAZINGGGGGGG!!!!!!!!


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Outrage92Outrage92

Rated 5 / 5 stars March 14, 2009

Simply wow

That was an amazing game. Very, very, very original! It was so good in everyway! Graphics were amazing, animation was amazing, programming was amazing! Perfectly great!


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thePelicanthePelican

Rated 5 / 5 stars March 14, 2009

It was.

Simply amazing. I love the concept of puzzle games meet rpg. It reminded me of Puzzle quest. The art design was top notch, and the strategy involved was an added bonus as well. (Getting all the monsters to the bottom screen, then just getting your knight to do the chained combo. :P)

Highly addictive

I do recommend playing this. Sequel maybe?

Keep it up.

~thePelican



alpha-beta-cowalpha-beta-cow

Rated 5 / 5 stars March 14, 2009

verily addictive

mm, the concept of enjoying puzzle games whilst at the same time annihilating monsters. lovely mixture.

this game style and the character is wonderful. i hope you might apply this style to many other styles of puzzle games