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Isomer (X-Com + sci-fi Dwarf Fortress)

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Would you like to see this game featured on IGS?

Yes
8
73%
No
1
9%
Maybe
2
18%
 
Total votes : 11

Post September 5th, 2013, 7:31 pm

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Title: Isomer
Developer: Ionising
9.99 for PC, Alpha
http://www.ionisingsoftware.co.uk/isomer/index.php

Isomer is an isometric realtime strategy with sandbox gameplay inspired by classic XCOM and Dwarf Fortress style games. It's open ended, designed to be played in a variety of ways with world exploration, survival, crafting and strategy all blended together in a retro format.

You control alien forces hell-bent on conquering enemy worlds for their resources. How long can you survive? What will you build and discover?

The worlds are procedurally generated, large and teeming with hostile forces, enemy bases, deep catacombs and life. Each play through is unique presenting different challenges and requiring different tactics with an enemy that responds to the way you play.

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Full release features:
- Control an alien army hell bent on harvesting enemy worlds for their resources
- Realtime strategy, combat, world exploration and survival mechanics
- Adaptive AI which reacts and changes how the game plays depending on the choices of the player
- Almost unlimited variations of worlds to explore and conquer, no two games are the same
- Mine resources and build walls, buildings and fortifications to defend your ship from the angry inhabitants of the world
- Mutate your units into specialist troops from engineers to the vicious warriors
- Units gain new abilities and improve over time
- Explore dangerous underground caverns and ravines for resources and loot
- Attack and pillage human bases to hinder their war effort
- Destructable terrain with realtime lighting calculation
- Trade with passing supply ships for reinforcements and resources
... much more to come!
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What's available to try in the game now:
- World generation and exploration
- Enemy facilities and bases
- Enemy units that think, plan and come looking for a fight
- Resource mining and collection
- Base and world building
- Mutation to enhance abilities and RPG like progression for your troops
- Full sandbox gameplay

See more info and what's planning on Isomer's IndieDB page
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Post September 5th, 2013, 7:59 pm

Posts: 478
Location: Portugal
I've meant to suggest Isomer since long ago but you beated me to it heh. I've been following it's development for quite a while and the developer on Twitter and the game looks promissing. A big YES coming from me.

Post December 14th, 2013, 2:52 pm

Posts: 532
Isomer coming to Desura Dec 22nd
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Post December 14th, 2013, 3:15 pm

Posts: 143
That picture looks like Planetside 2. :lol:

Post December 14th, 2013, 4:03 pm

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Location: Ottawa, Canada

Edited the original post to allow users to change their votes. Changed my maybe to yes. 8-)
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Post December 15th, 2013, 7:53 am

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Looks interesting, yet imho the xcom comparison is far fetched. This is real time combat isn't it ?

Post December 22nd, 2013, 4:19 pm

Posts: 1566
Location: Ottawa, Canada

Isomer is now available on Desura!

[url=http://www.desura.com/games/isomer]Check it out!/url]
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Post December 22nd, 2013, 6:00 pm

Posts: 61
Location: Portugal
pysiu wrote:
Looks interesting, yet imho the xcom comparison is far fetched. This is real time combat isn't it ?


XCOM Apocalypse had a real time mode... Definately not the same, but you had to try it not even if it has just to raid a temple of Sirius or attack aliens with an android dual wielding machine guns popping out brainsuckers :D


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GnomeSlice wrote:
Isomer is now available on Desura!

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NOW IS ON GREENLIGHT! :D

Isomer Greenlight


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