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GemCraft Chapter 2: Chasing Shadows
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CooLTanG May 3 @ 4:58pm 
Sadly the game lags really bad for those expecting Endurance like 300+ or w/e. Much faster on Flash player on ArmorGames
deltarys May 1 @ 3:27pm 
Awesome game and its finaly out !!!!
The Sock Thief May 1 @ 7:14am 
Will there be a mac realease?
Ragna Apr 30 @ 7:06pm 
!!!
XDD Apr 30 @ 12:29pm 
Yaaaaaaaaaay
Tevias Apr 30 @ 12:21pm 
Freaking finally!
But why arent the people going mad here that its finally released? Oo
Igorious Apr 30 @ 12:18pm 
Спасибо за ссылку!
Почему дата выхода 8 апреля, а не 30? О_о
Crimson The Ghost Apr 30 @ 12:16pm 
YES!
Berrand Apr 30 @ 12:08pm 
Oh cool, I was wrong. Nice. Finally
TJ_Galon Apr 30 @ 11:11am 
I been waiting practally a year to buy this game and not spoil my self on the free version, I just... am getting a little tired of waiting.
Berrand Apr 30 @ 11:02am 
Most of the currently upcoming games on Steam have May 1st as their release date. And gemcraft still doesn't have its store page, so I doubt it's going to be released today.
mizkoukla Apr 30 @ 11:01am 
Please please PLEASE release this today. I will love you forever... and bake you muffins... PLEEEEEASE?!
sarokcat Apr 30 @ 10:52am 
steam has been releasing a massive amount of games lately, several per day.... we know it is in the queue to be released.... and has been for a bit... unfortunately we have to wait through all the churnware to get to the good stuff....
Celestior Apr 30 @ 10:21am 
well all game planed to be launched today are online ... so no gemcrafT ... ?
strigvir Apr 30 @ 10:06am 
I went to sleep two times already to skip per-hour page checks and it STILL hasn't released.
Igorious Apr 30 @ 9:48am 
У меня всё ещё есть надежда, потому что на Аляске 30 апреля, но лишь 7:46 :)
Isaac Apr 30 @ 8:23am 
No, there was no official date of release, the game is now in the hands of steam waiting for it's fate. Waiting for approval, the devs cannot affect this.
Apr 30 @ 8:19am 
씨발 또 속였냐?
Crimson The Ghost Apr 30 @ 5:15am 
@raistand Why would Peter or Stem delay it that long again? That just seems cruel.
Isaac Apr 30 @ 4:49am 
Most probably the game will be released in the next 10 days.
Lotoreo Apr 30 @ 2:27am 
Guys, I am at work and can not check directly on steam... i really rely on you for posting here, if the game is released!
Celestior Apr 30 @ 1:56am 
30 april games curently in deployment on steam crossing finger...
raistand Apr 29 @ 11:56pm 
first to isaac peter said steam team delayed to 30th cause of the gta V release on 14 will focus too much ppl not saying he will play it ...

Right.
Dont't forget "Wither 3" is coming in May. In June we'll probably have Steam Summer Sale (not good time to release game). So I think - today or GemCraft will be delayed till september.
Celestior Apr 29 @ 11:52pm 
hello :

first to isaac peter said steam team delayed to 30th cause of the gta V release on 14 will focus too much ppl not saying he will play it ...

good news for now all games planed on 30th are not on steam so may be in hours ...

bad news: no clue on gemcraft on incoming games ...

let s just wait for the game to be there :d
Hapless Citizen Apr 29 @ 9:51pm 
if it does release on the 30th it won't likely be for at least 12 more hours
robse Apr 29 @ 9:50pm 
He never said the actual year :O
Waiting for the shop-page...
Robert_DG Apr 29 @ 9:06pm 
shhh its gemcraft, its worth waiting for.
raistand Apr 29 @ 9:00pm 
it's 30 April. Still waiting for ANY news.
xande1 Apr 29 @ 7:39pm 
hieronymus: You're right. I made that assumption based on the combination of him saying he was about to do it, then his Steam playtime indicating he was playtesting, followed by his Steam playtime stopping, indicating he was done playtesting. I still don't think it's an unwarranted assumption, but I confused myself about how I got that knowledge. My bad.
Bluearcher Apr 29 @ 3:16pm 
I feel like I am the only person who wants this because they don't have a Paypal.
Crimson The Ghost Apr 29 @ 12:19pm 
Okay, Steam. Do it buddy, be a bro.
hieronymus Apr 29 @ 11:27am 
Xande: I don't see any statement on Peters Blog, that he had sent the game to steam. On March, 30 he wrote 'We’re almost there, a few days to work on until marking GC:CS as ready for review by the Steam staff.' and on April, 10 it reads 'While making the final preparations for the Steam release...'.

But the point, that he spent several hours per day on testing within steam up until ca. two weeks ago and then stopped keeps me optimistic, that any further delay is not Peters fault... ;-)
xande1 Apr 29 @ 10:11am 
Isaac: He said on his blog (3 weeks ago) that he had sent the game to Steam for approval. That said, I am also worried because it's the 29th, and we still don't have anything other than the blog post from a week and a half ago saying the release was "almost officially set to April 30".
Burodsx Apr 29 @ 10:04am 
There should be a store page by now...
Isaac Apr 29 @ 5:52am 
Trust me, I hope I'm wrong. But look here: the page says the release date half year ago and not updated or officially stated anywhere on greenlight page, no info about the upcoming release, no developer presence on the forums because he is very busy playing GTA V. Nothing. This is weird.
Or maybe I am double wrong and the developer has sent the game to the steam stuff and is waiting for approval. Double weird.
Anyway, all we can do is wait with the minimum of hope, because more hope - more frustration.
Crimson The Ghost Apr 29 @ 5:38am 
Oh c'mon issac. Really?
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The shadows foretell a little longer of a prison...
Isaac Apr 29 @ 5:06am 
Honestly I don't believe it will be released on 30th. More likely a few more days will pass till they announce that they will try hard to release the game before the end of May.
strigvir Apr 29 @ 2:35am 
Two days? More like 2 weeks.
raistand Apr 28 @ 4:28am 
Two days.
I love Gemcraft series but it's nice when the developer notes that there is a community.
Isaac Apr 28 @ 3:45am 
It will, and also there will be some exclusive performance options such as rendered monsters per tile.
Lotoreo Apr 28 @ 2:20am 
Does anyone know whether the steam release in Adobe AIR will have a better performance then the flash game in the browser? For me that would be the main reason to buy it on steam.
strigvir Apr 27 @ 11:37pm 
Iron Wizard is basically all maps played by the Vision Fields ruleset.
Crimson The Ghost Apr 27 @ 2:59pm 
Iron wizard mode is a whole other mode? Do I have to play this twice!? (Not that i'm against.)
andrew75600 Apr 26 @ 11:24am 
I wish Peter/AG were more open their plans. Oh well.
raistand Apr 26 @ 10:11am 
hieronymus - It depends on developer. Sometimes it appears in store months before release, sometimes game suddenly appears ready to buy.
Tevias Apr 26 @ 4:11am 
Well, i got time!
Just bought Skyrim Legendary Edition for 10€. ^.^
hieronymus Apr 26 @ 4:00am 
Has anyone here ever followed a greenlit game going live?
Does it appear in the store before you can buy and/or play it, or does this just happen all at once?
(I'm just trying to estimate if I should make plans for the next weekend or not ;-))
raistand Apr 26 @ 2:16am 
So... Four days or another four weeks?