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Astral Terra
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Genre: Action, Adventure, RPG
Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Languages: English
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Nov 5, 2013 @ 8:36am
Mar 26 @ 3:44pm
Recent Announcements View All (10)
Multiplayer coming soon, new building goodies!
Single Player Live, Bloodfiends and Waterfalls!
Play Astral Terra Alpha Today!

Greetings gamers and gratitude for your continued interest in Astral Terra. The single player portion of the game is now live for all Founders (people who pre-ordered)! You can still obtain Founders packs by visiting the website but there is a limited amount left (a little over only 200 keys remain). We would like to stress, however, that Astral Terra is still in a very early Alpha Phase.

http://www.astralterra.com

Our newest Monster and completely original race for the Planes, the Bloodfiend, is now ready and in game. Once we finish the development with the night system, Bloodfiends will only spawn and raid players at night. Currently they spawn underground in our new Caves system. Here is a concept, high poly sculpt and in game screenshot of the Bloodfiend:

Bloodfiend Concepts


Bloodfiend High Poly Scult (zbrush and Maya)


Bloodfiend in-game fighting a Dwarf in the Haunted Forrest Biome


We have also been hard at work on writing the history and lore of Astral Terra. Read all about the Bloodfiends and other lore here at the official Curse Wiki:
http://astralterra.gamepedia.com/Blood_Fiends

Feel free to also visit the offical Astral Terra forums to keep updated about the game and engage with the community:
http://community.astralterra.com/

New Engine Features
Our Voxel Engine programmer from TerrainEngine, Thomas, has been hard at work on optimizing and adding new features to the voxel world. New additions include further draw distance with better performance via a new terrain LOD system, a brand new robust Caves system that allows us to now place rare ore and other things for adventurers to find underground. A new waterfall system allows for water and rivers to be carved out of the terrain, and a new flying islands functionality will allow us to build out the plane of air just the way we wanted to. Finally, a new voxel building kit allows for a much better toolset for building out your world (besides cubes we have other shapes and all parts can be rotated similar to Planet Explorers or 7 Days to Die).

No Multiplayer
After a few months in development with a local contractor on Multiplayer, and seeing it wasn't going where it needed to, we had to make the hard decision to scrap what wasn't working and start over. The good news is we have a new, very experienced network developer on the project now. Expect an update in the following weeks on Multiplayer and when to expect it.

Description
Release date: Early to Mid 2014
Explore, Adventure, Craft, Build, Survive. How will you shape your world?
Astral Terra is a Procedurally Generated and Fully Editable Sandbox Fantasy RPG created by a small Indie studio, Tethys Interactive. Travel between the Fey Vale, Shadow Vale and other planes in a customizable smooth voxel-based world.

Founders Pack Pre-Orders are now live on the website. Founders Packs contain perks, Head Start (coming soon) and Steam Early Access (coming soon). Head over to http://www.astralterra.com/founders to obtain one today!

Astral Terra is an Indie, fantasy-themed sandbox RPG in a beautiful smooth voxel world that’s generated on the fly and completely editable. No two players will have the same experience as everything from the skills you learn to the world you play in is fully unique and customizable. Gather resources for crafting and building, journey among the planes to find lost temples or libraries full of knowledge and power (scrolls and tomes) or just explore for the sake of discovery. From character progression with experience points, level and skills, to the terrain and environments, every inch of the game is procedural and editable. Shape your world and your character the way that YOU want. Fantastic creatures and epic adventures await you in this magical journey in a world limited only by your imagination – Astral Terra! Astral Terra is a small fantasy sandbox with RPG elements.

By proudly utilizing the Unity Pro game engine, the game will be released through Steam for PC, Linux, and Mac initially.

Press Quotes:

IndieGameMag: "In gaming land, players can be – and see – anything; the only limits are imagination. Aiming to take this concept to new dimensions is Tethys Interactive’s Astral Terra."

Indie RPGs: "Morrowind meets Minecraft; that’s my first impression looking at this open-world 3D aRPG. The graphics are nicer than in either of these games, but it still manages to implement Minecraft’s world creation and destruction mechanics. That it does so in a truly alien-looking, open-ended fantasy world reminiscent of The Elder Scrolls: Morrowind is icing on the proverbial cake."

Two Dash Stash: "With the constantly changing worlds there is no limit to the wonders that Astral Terra can provide. It’s rare that a game truly leaves me in awe of what they’re doing. Astral Terra is getting to that point. The thought of ever-changing worlds, that I can change on a whim is very intriguing. I hope it lives up to its potential."

CORE FEATURES
Dynamically Generated Worlds - With a robust modern smooth voxel system, our worlds are generated on the fly every time a player starts a new game (or loads up a saved world that they've already worked on). Worlds include unique and different biomes (ie: haunted forest, mountains, plains, lush tropical areas, etc) as well as a full underground cave system, interactive water & a fully destructible, editable, and infinite environment.

Play Your Way! Shape Your World! - No starting Archetypes – just pick your race (The Fey, Dark Elf or Human) and start shaping the world around you. Your character grows the way you play them based on your actions and discoveries. Become a powerful wizard or an unstoppable fighter, use your divine powers as a priest to heal allies or demolish foes or skip all the other options and just build a safe city, mine & craft.

Discovery & Adventure - Unlock the mysteries of the world through exploration and discovery. Travel to other planes to find rare resources needed to craft the most epic gear and strongholds. Explore underground caves & find dynamic dungeons. Rare and fantastical creatures are spread across the world waiting to be discovered. With the infinitely generating procedural voxel world, the only limit to your journeys is your imagination.

Mining & Crafting - Gather ingredients & resources from combat drops OR from mining your land to build new items, prefabs and recipes.Our in-depth crafting system will have hundreds of weapons, armor and other items to craft with all of the various resources to be found.

Building & Sculpting - Create or carve any shape you like with our flexible voxel system. This means clay-like blobs, cubes, spheres, octagons, diamonds and every other shape imaginable. Also, maybe you don’t want to make a definite shape and just want to design a smooth, voxel-based chunk of land, or a unique building? Anything is possible in Astral Terra. You can also use one of the pre-fabricated pieces (or prefabs) for quick building.No restrictions, endless replay potential.

Combat & Looting - Dynamic MOB system that gives players the option to both fight and befriend monsters.Fighting monsters will allow you to pick up their drops to later use for crafting materials, pre-fabs, spells, and other recipes.Befriending monsters will help protect your land from other invaders. No gameplay experience is ever the same with the ever-changing dynamically generated environments of Astral Terra.

Skills & XP - Gain XP through combat, exploration and questing. Choose skills based on the type of player you want to be and the type of adventures you complete. Unlock wizard spells by finding hidden libraries full of tomes. Discover your faith and unlock priestly divine powers by finding lost temples. Become a powerful warrior by honing your skills in melee combat and smithing your own weapons and armor. You decide how your character progresses.

Solo & Multiplayer Options -
  • Invite Friends – Have some friends come over and join your world so they can check out your epic castle or underground fortress. Have them help you finish building out your settlement or go on adventures together – whatever you want!
  • In-Game Server Browser – Check out what other players are up to if their game is open to the public. Filter search results and find the right game for you. Make friends and forge alliances across the planes of Astral Terra.
  • Persistent Progression– Across all servers, game worlds, planes and everything your characters maintain their progression and growth. No need to make a new character each time you join a new game and you won’t lose any progress. This way, the adventures truly never end!

Visit the website and signup for the newsletter to find out when we release the Alpha, Beta and final versions! http://www.astralterra.com
Popular Discussions View All (5)
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Jun 1 @ 2:49am
How to pre order/buy now for early access?
toonarmy36
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Jan 23 @ 9:17am
This looks really interesting but i'm wondering about a couple of things before i decide to actually pledge on the kickstarter.
Zucku
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Dec 13, 2013 @ 6:36am
This looks great, but I have a few questions.
DealerNextDoor
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jetcutter Dec 13 @ 9:52am 
To the point of a supposed death!
jetcutter Dec 12 @ 11:35am 
Forums are quite dead...
ricardocasama Aug 19 @ 12:59am 
Please, add Spanish language.
Noxiell Jul 10 @ 3:42pm 
wow, i was voted for this since a long time, hope it gonna be released soon :)

game loook's very attractrive
Elitewafflez Jun 30 @ 2:59pm 
Well that one my purchase ;P so far im likeing the game alot, cant wait to see it progress.
Tethys Interactive  [author] Jun 30 @ 1:02pm 
@Elitewafflez - Hey thanks! There is farming of resources in game now (wood, rare ores, food, etc...) as well as survival (players need to craft or farm food and eat or they run out of health eventually). Currently, you can obtain food by placing farms and harvesting, or by hunting animals and cooking the meat. We just added new voxel shape construction tools, weather system and some other minor aesthetic items. In July we will be putting out a big content push that gives players all sorts of items to dress up their homes with. :)
Amazeroth Jun 27 @ 6:42am 
Looks nice :)
Elitewafflez Jun 22 @ 12:20pm 
Wow this game looks amazing, will there be survial stuff like Farming and hunting for food and such?
=(eGO)= Narh Jun 7 @ 11:26am 
Keepin my eyes on this game. Like what I see now, hopefully it only gets better :D
+followed
lord8alukard Jun 1 @ 12:08am 
Жаль что не на Русском языке