Ardentryst is an action/RPG sidescroller, focused not just on
fighting, but on story, and character development. Strategy as well as
reflexes will be needed to win the game.
The game is set in another world. It is a cross
between Donkey Kong Country, Mario, Castlevania and Kingdom Hearts.
Ardentryst is focused on a fantasy world. The
player is guided through a storyline which he or her must act in and
play a major role in keeping peace and order in Ardentryst. It features
two playable characters and a variety of weapons, items, armour,
monsters, and beautiful level scenery and graphics.
The game combines elements of fighting, arcade,
adventure, RPG and sidescrolling games to give it a unique
genre. Its aim is to provide an enjoyable game to people of many ages
from young to old, and to appeal to many types of gamers.
Ardentryst works much like any other platform game in a bigger
sense: when you play the game, you move from level to level to play
after each, you unlock the next. The goal is, generally, to finish all
During each level, there are noticeable RPG and fantasy
elements, like the HP/MP/affliction statuses, to name a few. Many of
have been carried over from traditional RPGs, like buying/selling
items, attack/defence/endurance/luck/level-based character development,
and of course, many different weapons and equipment to choose from.
The game also incorporates fighting-style combos in
conjunction with magic spells for advanced battles.
- Two playable characters
- Uses a 2D inertia-based
physics system which allows movable objects
- Level based ability system
- Equipment progression in Ardentryst is tier- and type-based
- Wide range of weapons:
- Tier based armour, boots, an assortment of accessories, a
range of potions and creature parts
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