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Trass3r
August 12th, 2010, 12:02
Seems like Kalypso plans some sort of Dungeon Keeper "like" game.

http://www.pcgames.de/screenshots/811x455/2010/08/Dungeons-05.jpg

Didn't find english news, so here's the original:
http://www.pcgames.de/Dungeons-PC-235572/News/Dungeons-Dungeon-Keeper-Klon-erscheint-2011-Ersatz-fuer-darbende-Fans-767221/

Kiyoitsukikage
August 12th, 2010, 12:19
Mhmm...Looks pretty, I'll admit that.

Probably won't be as good as the original games, nothing can ever beat the original DK. Unless, which is unlikely, that these guys make a truly spectacular copy.

Just have to wait and see, I guess. :p

A New Room
August 12th, 2010, 12:21
It does look quite interesting, though I can only hope it will have the humour of DK.

kyle
August 12th, 2010, 12:23
While it does look sexy, I see a slither of reminence to what dungeon keeper looks like. Still might be interest.

Evi
August 12th, 2010, 16:55
Huh... Looks interesting to say the least.

DragonsLover
August 12th, 2010, 18:38
Oh ho! Looks very promising! I hope it will give as much of fun as the actual Dungeon Keeper games. :)

kyle
August 12th, 2010, 21:13
Kalypso is putting a bit of a spin on it, as you have to look after the adventurers once they’re trapped.

Don’t worry, it’s all for nefarious purposes in the end, however, as the happier a hero, the more soul energy you can extract from him or her when it comes to the “harvest” (dark chuckle emanates from the shadows).

lol wut?

A New Room
August 12th, 2010, 22:32
Sounds like you pamper a poodle before you send it to the dog show whe- Wait lost that metaphor... I'll look into it when it comes out I think :/

Searingflame2
August 13th, 2010, 14:45
The more I look at that one screenshot, the more I realise just HOW MUCH WORK has been put into it, and the more I respect it and WANT TO PLAY IT!!!!!!!

Too bad I can't understand a word of it, except for 'Dungeon Heart'.

Even with the language barrier, this thing gets released, and I'll damn well try it out.

A New Room
August 13th, 2010, 14:56
While Kalypso has it's headquarters in Germany, they do have branches in 2 English speaking countries. So I'm pretty certain there will be an English speaking version of the game. :)

Searingflame2
August 13th, 2010, 14:59
Winsauce!
Is there anything on when it is due to be released?

Asking that question goes against everything I stand for... kind of. Because too many good games are killed by being released 'on time' instead of 'on completion'.

A New Room
August 13th, 2010, 15:03
According to the Google translate text: "Dungeons can already be played at the upcoming Gamescom in hall 6, booth B51. First screenshots from the beta is available in our gallery." So could be anything from a few months to a few years :/

Searingflame2
August 13th, 2010, 15:06
No matter, I'll forget about it, then see it one day and get it.

Necror
August 13th, 2010, 16:59
The more I look at that one screenshot, the more I realise just HOW MUCH WORK has been put into it, and the more I respect it and WANT TO PLAY IT!!!!!!!

Too bad I can't understand a word of it, except for 'Dungeon Heart'.

Even with the language barrier, this thing gets released, and I'll damn well try it out.

try google translator (http://translate.google.com/translate?js=y&prev=_t&hl=nl&ie=UTF-8&layout=1&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pcgames.de%2FDungeons-PC-235572%2FNews%2FDungeons-Dungeon-Keeper-Klon-erscheint-2011-Ersatz-fuer-darbende-Fans-767221%2F&sl=de&tl=en&act=url)

L0rdSt3v3
August 13th, 2010, 20:59
I suppose that this page is not really reliable but it says 1. quartal 2011 here http://www.looki.de/info/dungeons/info.html
and on the pc games page.
either they copied from each other or it will be released around that time ;)
If any of you need help with the german or does want to have something translated just ask me and I'll translate it for you :)
Edit: I suppose that is offical http://forum.kalypsomedia.com/showthread.php?tid=5817&page=1
:)

L0rdSt3v3
August 13th, 2010, 21:09
Onwards to the Translation:
Features

Machen Sie sich kampfbereit! Locken Sie zehn verschiedene Heldenklassen in Ihren Dungeon in dem bereits 15 verschiedene Monsterarten in der Dunkelheit auf sie lauern
20 fordernde Kampagnen-Missionen verlangen all Ihr Können, um zu bestehen
In einem Dungeon gibt es nur eine Richtung: Nach unten. Erobern Sie drei unterschiedliche Ebenen der Unterwelt und besiegen Sie deren Anführer um der oberste aller Dungeon Lords zu werden
Werfen Sie Helden in Gefängniszellen und Folterkammern, um auch noch den letzten Tropfen wertvoller Seelenergie aus ihnen herauszupressen
Erschaffen Sie den Dungeon Ihrer Träume mithilfe von 50 verschiedenen Einrichtungsgegenständen
Gehorsame Goblinarbeiter erwarten eure Befehle, um euren nächsten meisterhaften Dungeon zu erbauen

Prepare yourself for combat! Lure 10 different Hero classes in your Dungeon , 15 different kinds of monsters lurk in the dark.
20 challenging campaign missions require all your skills to win.
There is only one way: down. Conquer all 3 different floors(?) of the underworld and defeat their leader to become the greatest of all Dungeon Lords.
Capture Heroes in Prison and Torture Chambers, to squeeze every last drop of Soulenergy out of them.
Build the Dungeon of your Dreams , with 50 different fitments(?)
obedient Goblinworkers wait for your orders, to create your next Dungeon

Well, the best translation I could come up with in a short time. I hope it's sufficient.
Also it comes First quarter 2011 as stated by a moderator of the kalypso media forums.

A New Room
August 19th, 2010, 13:59
You just have to look at the new Teaser Trailer to see, reminds me of the intro trailer from the first game. Has anyone seen or heard about this game yet?

http://www.strategyinformer.com/pc/dungeons/movie/37055.html (http://www.strategyinformer.com/pc/dungeons/movie/37055.html)


More information can be found here for those that haven't heard of it before:
http://www.strategyinformer.com/pc/dungeons/ (http://www.strategyinformer.com/pc/dungeons/)

It looks interesting, from as much as one can tell from cinematics, but what would really make it a whole lot better is if it were completely narrated by Richard Ridings :P

kyle
August 19th, 2010, 14:03
His career at peppa pig needs him!

A New Room
August 19th, 2010, 14:18
As much as I hate to say it, I'd much rather he did something DK related than peppa pig...

JamieSI
August 19th, 2010, 14:24
First Trailer is now here: http://www.strategyinformer.com/pc/dungeons/movie/37055.html

kyle
August 19th, 2010, 14:47
As much as I hate to say it, I'd much rather he did something DK related than peppa pig... I watched peppa pig today, man his voice is too awesome to be in that show.

SynaGl0w
August 19th, 2010, 14:47
Looks to have some potential... I'll have to wait to make any further personal opinions though.

Duke Ragereaver
August 19th, 2010, 14:51
I'm having some feelings of nostalgia after reading this... the good old DK feelings. :) I haven't been able to watch the trailer yet because it doesn't function for some reason.

It sounds very promising to me!

Sire
August 19th, 2010, 14:53
I decided to check it out a bit using the information provided...

So, when can I get it installed and working? : D

[Translation: I hope this comes out in the US so I can try it. It looks promising.]

Kiyoitsukikage
August 19th, 2010, 15:02
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsFWwNMt_aA

Youtube link if you can't get the other one to work...

I think it looks quite good. Definitely going to buy it *coughdownloadcough* when it comes out. That weird creature running down that hallway certainly reminds me of something...

JamieSI
August 19th, 2010, 15:25
It'll be out in the US, UK and the rest of Europe. Probably over the Internet to via Digital Distrobution. So there's no need to ilegal download it, unless you want every game to have the same fate as Dungeon Keeper.

kyle
August 19th, 2010, 16:59
dungeon keeper's fate didin't come because of piracy or profit loss, I will probally have a look at it too when it comes out, although some of the mechanics sound very wierd.

A New Room
August 19th, 2010, 17:06
dungeon keeper's fate didin't come because of piracy or profit loss, I will probally have a look at it too when it comes out, although some of the mechanics sound very wierd.

Well actually DK2 didn't do too well sales wise, which is partly why EA believed a third one was too big a risk :/

dotted
August 19th, 2010, 18:29
Well actually DK2 didn't do too well sales wise, which is partly why EA believed a third one was too big a risk :/

That and Harry Potter came along and got popular.

kyle
August 19th, 2010, 20:39
Well actually DK2 didn't do too well sales wise, which is partly why EA believed a third one was too big a risk :/

Aw, my bad :(

Trass3r
August 19th, 2010, 21:36
Well actually DK2 didn't do too well sales wise, which is partly why EA believed a third one was too big a risk :/
They also wanted to concentrate on new consoles at the time.

JamieSI
August 20th, 2010, 08:15
Sales were partly down to EA, due to them not having a big marketing push. The game is amazing, as you all know, and review scores were pretty high. Much like Activision have done a bad job of marketing Blur and games that aren't COD, EA did a bad job with DKII.

Mastadi
September 5th, 2010, 16:20
From what it seems, you won't be making the heroes happy lol. Basically, it seems like you will have to make a magnificent dungeon which will attract heroes from all over the world. It's quite obvious that the strongest adventurers won't bother with invading some crappy old tomb where the only thing that could be considered treasure are the dead bodies of some rats which have died from the stench of rotting bodies. However, if your dungeon is rich, with a library full of forsaken magic and treasury full of gold and ancient artifacts, chances are, some of the world's best heroes will try to invade.

It also seems to have similar sort of humour as DKII... which is good

If you ask me, some people at Kalypso were fans of the two first games and wanted to make a sequel, but couldn't/didn't want to acquire rights so they made their own game :D

A New Room
September 6th, 2010, 01:32
If you ask me, some people at Kalypso were fans of the two first games and wanted to make a sequel, but couldn't/didn't want to acquire rights so they made their own game :D

this (http://twitter.com/kalypsomediausa/status/20990059558) pretty much confirms it :P

Looking at some of the in game creatures gives me a somewhat strange feeling of slight optimism, but mainly strong disappointment that it won't be exactly like DK :/
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Mastadi
September 6th, 2010, 23:04
this (http://twitter.com/kalypsomediausa/status/20990059558) pretty much confirms it :P

Looking at some of the in game creatures gives me a somewhat strange feeling of slight optimism, but mainly strong disappointment that it won't be exactly like DK :/
495493496494492

They seem to be pretty cool, mixture of some classical style while being quite original at the same time :P

kyle
September 7th, 2010, 20:47
this (http://twitter.com/kalypsomediausa/status/20990059558) pretty much confirms it :P

Looking at some of the in game creatures gives me a somewhat strange feeling of slight optimism, but mainly strong disappointment that it won't be exactly like DK :/
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Game looks like it will be good in a different way from dungeon keeper.

KageFang
September 7th, 2010, 20:50
really liking the look of the game, cant wait for it to be released

Aisikle
October 31st, 2010, 14:07
Hey there, everyone! I'm one of the new guys, Aisikle. I stumbled across this thread and did some more research on Dungeons. Turns out that you can sign up for closed beta! I recommend that everyone follows this link to find out more info, including links to the forum, website and signup page.

http://forum.kalypsomedia.com/showthread.php?tid=7122

Necror
October 31st, 2010, 20:37
really liking the look of the game, cant wait for it to be released
The site says january 2010 so just wait 2-3 months thats not that long

MaxHayman
October 31st, 2010, 21:51
This looks too dk like, i dont think EA will be that happy.

'it’s good to be bad!'

'Have you played Dungeon Keeper before?'

dotted
November 1st, 2010, 16:53
'Have you played Dungeon Keeper before?'
This is extremely common questions for beta sign ups, don't sweat it.

Dungeon_Master
November 2nd, 2010, 10:40
Sounds very interesting, I would like to play it. Would it be sold in stores (If it ever reaches Australia) or a game to download? Was reading but got a bit confused

dotted
November 2nd, 2010, 23:47
Sounds very interesting, I would like to play it. Would it be sold in stores (If it ever reaches Australia) or a game to download? Was reading but got a bit confused

http://store.steampowered.com/publisher/Kalypso%20Media%20Digital/ <- I would say Dungeons relased on Steam is very likely, but we will just have to wait and see.

DragonsLover
November 5th, 2010, 19:19
The site says january 2010 so just wait 2-3 months thats not that long

January 2010? Oh really, it's been in stores from a while??? :eek:

:D

Anyway, I signed up, but didn't get any answer, so, I guess I won't get the chance... :(

Aisikle
November 5th, 2010, 22:52
Neither did I :(
Oh well, if it does get released in Jan 2011, that's not too long to wait...

Evi
November 5th, 2010, 23:31
I didn't get a email as well. That stinks.

Scout: This sucks!

Simburgur
November 15th, 2010, 16:25
So... I think I've sorted out beta access for KK members. Stay tuned for news from me or Dotted :)

Mark Steele
November 15th, 2010, 16:31
interesting, I heard alot about this game and if u guys get access that will be totally epic

A New Room
November 15th, 2010, 17:25
So... I think I've sorted out beta access for KK members. Stay tuned for news from me or Dotted :)

Well that is exciting! :D

I hope there isn't some kind of small print where I end up selling my soul, since I don't think I have much of it left D:

Simburgur
November 16th, 2010, 12:03
Well that is exciting! :D

I hope there isn't some kind of small print where I end up selling my soul, since I don't think I have much of it left D:

You already did that when you registered at KK ;)

Evi
November 16th, 2010, 12:30
Alright cool! :D

Makes me wonder how it'll be when we all play it... xD

Mark Steele
November 16th, 2010, 12:34
Alright cool! :D

Makes me wonder how it'll be when we all play it... xD

prolly a total letdown :P

A New Room
November 16th, 2010, 12:47
probably a total letdown :P

Given what we know thus far it isn't exactly like Dungeon Keeper, but it is still the closest to a new DK game we have seen in awhile.


You already did that when you registered at KK ;)
I really should of actually read the terms and conditions :/

Edit: OH God you weren't kidding D:

"By registering to this forum on the eighteenth day of the eleventh month of the year 2009, you agree to grant Us (the Administration of Keeper Klan) a non transferable option to claim, for now and for ever more, your immortal soul,"

Monsterbaby
November 16th, 2010, 18:24
Oh yes! I am so much getting this! I saw I had recieved a msg on facebook from the dungeon keeper group and figured you guys must already have a big going for this =D

oooOoooo I can't wait.

dotted
November 16th, 2010, 22:02
http://www.keeperklan.com/threads/1465-Dungeons-beta-access?p=25842#post25842 That is all

Who-horny
November 25th, 2010, 18:43
Hay guys, I stop by this forum now and then these days to check up on news and to feel nostalgic.

Ahhh, nostalgia.

Anywho, even though I was already looking forward to Dungeons I'm all the more shaking with anticipation now that I've read more about the gameplay.

At first I was looking forward to a DK clone, but now I'm quite interested in the changes they're making. Having to lure heroes into your dungeon suggests far more action will take place within the core of your dungeon itself. I like that; as disgusting as heroes are, my fondest moments of dungeon keeping have always been pulling out all the stops to give the heroes a really bad day in the belly of my dungeon.

The introduction of 'objects' usable for furnishing your dungeon sounds interesting too, I always liked that my dungeons felt like my creation, but I'm fearful these objects will be a tad pointless, I'd rather have interesting traps that can be employed in original formations, but I guess we'll see how that pans out.

I wonder if they'll include the hand of evil and the ability to directly drop all your creatures in one spot. As marvellous as that was for allocating jobs, it tended to make combat a bit flat.

I hope they manage to fill the dungeon with as much character as possible. The short movies, dark humour, whimsical creatures and many chickens really made the dungeon feel like it had a personality and I'd be rather grumpy to have that missing from a spiritual successor.

Duende Maligno
December 11th, 2010, 11:45
Gameplay Trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XR0wzP5RvwM&hd=1

Bibendus
December 13th, 2010, 21:36
Do you know if dungeons supports multiplayer?
Because I heard it doesnt :|

kyle
December 13th, 2010, 21:48
No it does not.

Bibendus
December 13th, 2010, 21:51
What a fail :O
So my mod have open spots on that ;)

Mark Steele
December 13th, 2010, 21:55
it doesn't BUT if the game is successful they will add it.

kyle
December 13th, 2010, 21:59
What makes you think that, did they say that?

Mark Steele
December 13th, 2010, 22:02
I remember it being said, let me dig up my source

edit:

Whilst you have previously stated that multiplayer won’t be in the release version, do you have any plans/hopes to introduce it later?

Yes, the code is completely client and server based, so multiplayer is an option. It rather depends on our publisher, Kalypso. If they say “make it multiplayer” then we make it multiplayer! After all it depends on how well Dungeons is received.

http://www.manapool.co.uk/interview-with-realmforge-on-dungeons/

kyle
December 13th, 2010, 23:09
Ah, that's pretty sweet. Lets hope it does well!