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A New Demo as the Kickstarter Reaches Halfway Point

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2017 09 25 09 11 18

Hello Villagers!

The latest demo for Village Monsters, Alpha 1.05, is now out and ready to download.

This patch release contains many fixes and improvements received via feedback from the Kickstarter campaign. Additionally, it also contains a rough prototype for gardening, a new type of activity.

As always, you can grab the latest demo here. I also posted the patch notes at the bottom of this article. Have fun!

In addition to demo news, there are now less than 15 days until the Village Monsters Kickstarter ends! Time is running out if you want to get one of the exclusive Kickstarter rewards, including:

  • Adding your name or phrase to the game
  • Access to all future Alpha & Beta builds
  • Creating an original monster that can visit the village
  • Creating a set of furniture that players can buy for their homes

Many of these rewards are limited and won't be around forever, so what are you waiting for? Come join the village!

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Patch Notes

  • NEW: A new activity, Gardening, has been added to the game
    • Buy seeds at the General Store and plant them in the garden near your home
    • Don’t forget to water them!
  • NEW: Several ocean-specific fish have been added
  • NEW: Several new items have been added to the General Store
  • NEW: You may now specify a ‘return email address’ when submitting game feedback

  • IMPROVED: Removed item animations in the Inventory cards – they were too annoying
  • IMPROVED: You are now asked to confirm one last time before sending feedback via the mail system
  • IMPROVED: A funding tracker has been added near town hall, though it’s not live numbers (yet…)
  • IMPROVED: Shadows have been added to several notifications to make them pop a bit more from the background
  • IMPROVED: Many more tips and flavor text have been added to the end of day notice

  • FIXED: An issue that prevented ‘any key’ from working on the title screen has been fixed
  • FIXED: A rare crash related to certain critters despawning has been fixed
  • FIXED: A rare fix related to moving quickly and diagonally has been fixed
  • FIXED: The town hall is now properly marked as ‘Inside’ and will no longer spawn critters or weather effects
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