Originally, Raider was supposed to consist of five Episodes, which told a story between them. However, the first two weren't nearly as successful as I hoped, and it's embarrassing to even think of releasing another three knowing that the others 'failed'.
So what I plan to do instead is just have one game consisting of the original story in its five parts, but with completely redesigned maps. The levels will hopefully be easier and more 'fun' and Arkus will be able to move in more interesting ways.
Rather than just having five huge levels, there will be five 'zones', each with several short, easier levels each. This will make the game more manageable, I think, and more fun too.
You'll also be able to travel around a sort of 'world map' between the worlds; you'd fly around in Arkus' ship exploring sectors of space and finding loot or optional levels; it'd be sort of like the sea in Zelda:Wind Waker.
I'll work on this after MARDEK 3 is released.
(I've yet to finalise a title. Ideas like 'Raider - Complete', 'Raider - Saga', 'Raider Adventures', and 'Raider: The Adventures of Arkus Zei' come to mind...)
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