Fig Hunter Online is a bit of an ambitious project that I've been planning for a while now. I did make an alpha version of sorts a while ago, but I'm going to scrap that and start again with better planning.
Basically, it's not really a single game, but a tool. It will consist of an Editor which you can use to make your own Adventures which will play sort of like MARDEK (that is, pixelated graphics, turn-based battles, RPG features, dialogue, etc). These Adventures would be saved to the server, and they'd become playable from the browser by other people, who could then rate or comment on them.
Designers could give their Adventures genres and difficulty levels, which would allow players to easily find Adventures that they want to play. You'd have the option of designing a protagonist for your Adventures, or allowing the player to create their own (using the same Character Creator tool used to make PCs and NPCs in the Editor). Players' characters could be saved and taken on different adventures, carrying over items and experience between them.
I aim to make the Editor really easy to use, so the learning period would be short. It'd be simple, but powerful. Keep in mind though that it'd be more akin to a Level Editor than a 'Game Maker'.
This game too might require a fee of sorts for premium content, but I could even go ABSOLUTELY MAD and work on an interesting system where designers of Adventures would get a share of the profits made from people playing them... That might be interesting. Let's wait and see how it turns out, but I won't be working on this for a while.
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