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Genre: Strategy, Puzzle
Platforms: PC
Languages: English, French
Players: Single-player
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Tactical battles between puzzle-powered drones and elemental beasts.


Pharmakon is a brand-new title mixing traditional puzzle and combat strategy in a sci-fi world ruled by technological exploitation of nature's elements.

The game challenges players to counter elemental beasts infesting their faction territory.
To achieve that goal, players power up a drone with element puzzle parts to setup tactical attacks against dangerous packs of beasts.
Along battles, victory will bring meetings and discoveries revealing the entire situation behind players’ mission.

  • Innovative Gameplay - Strategy and puzzle that work harmoniously to coordinate battle moves gives you a fresh approaches to the tactical experience.

  • Persistent Puzzling - Puzzle persistent equipment and turn-based gameplay motivates you to evaluate, plan, think, strategize and manage resources on a long-term scale instead of thinking sporadically of your future steps.

  • Rigorous Decisions - Optimization will bring tough and rigorous decisions to handle any problem you will meet making any choice very valuable.

  • Ever-Changing Challenge - New procedurally generated threats every game will give you an ever-changing challenge.

  • Battle Control Improvement - You will gather batte data to configure special abilities and improve your control of the battle with a new customizing puzzle system made of lasers.

  • Revelation Rewards - At every victory, you will meet and discover hidden aspects and details of the unexpected situation behind your mission.

  • Short or Long-term Play Sessions - A battle lasts from 2 to 10 minutes allowing to play in a short way, battles time to time or in an insatiable-long-term way, battle after battle after battle.

  • Retro sci-fi mood - Great 80’s style dark music by Janek Roeben (U-GameZ)

A challenge for your mind calling on skills of Evaluation, Adaptation, Optimization and Anticipation.

The story unfolds in a sci-fi universe ruled by technological exploitation of nature's elements.

The world has been infested by threatening elemental beasts.
To face the problem, territories decided to counter the infestation and developed drones using elements as source of power.
Over time, this divided the world in 5 factions dedicated to the elements of Water, Fire, Ice, Earth and Electricity.
Now, trained agents equipped with such drones represent each faction security against elemental beasts.
Today, you are an agent sent on an urgent mission to protect a new territory from infestation.

If you like to Think, Measure, Calculate, Adapt, Coordinate, Manage space, Manage resources, Optimize, Anticipate and Combine then Pharmakon is for you!

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visumecadroide  [author] Jun 9, 2017 @ 1:29am 
@Matrix You are right. I did this mistake because in french the word "elemental" is not a correct word, we use the quivalent of "Elementary".
Matrix Jun 8, 2017 @ 5:44pm 
You keep using the word "elementary" in the description - this is incorrect. The word you're looking for is "elemental". "Elementary" just means basic, simple, rudimentary.
Thunderbreak May 26, 2017 @ 8:29pm 
Good luck, (from EC discord chat)
Darkwolf May 22, 2017 @ 1:32pm 
Voted !
Panv May 8, 2017 @ 3:52am 
Upvoted :)
LFT | Hawk Apr 24, 2017 @ 11:44pm 
Voted, looks amazing!
visumecadroide  [author] Apr 24, 2017 @ 12:28pm 
@aigsltd, thanks for your vote!

@lenamek, I am happy that you like it taht much!

@and_3, thanks for your vote!

@O-('.' Q) ZetItUp, Thanks, it was a lot of work to achieve that during the last 3 years! Thanks for your vote!

@Game Development Championship, Your contest looks like great! I will submit Pharmakon! I am flattered you asked me to join :)

@Supremefist, thanks for your vote!

@Gota, Thanks for your feedback. I am working on a better description and some language changes. I am happy that you took your time to help me.

@conradproteus, thanks for your vote!

@medamine_dghim, thanks for the compliment!
mohamed amine dghim Apr 24, 2017 @ 11:33am 
Interesting game bro , and really cool presentation good luck
conradproteus Apr 19, 2017 @ 1:27pm 
You got my vote sir !
Gota Apr 14, 2017 @ 2:35pm 
I like this, but I have some feedback.
- Sum up your description. I'm also from a country that speaks a latin-based language and I know how many words we use, but good writing in English requires objectivity. Additionally, some phrase don't say much, such as "Setup tactical combos with collateral damages".
- Not everything on the features list is actually a feature, but gameplay mechanics.
- If you want an international audience, sub in that screenshot in French for one in English.

I say all that because I want to see this game released; its description should be eyecatching and brief, people don't spend much time before deciding if they will upvote. Cheers!