November Devlog: Boss + Stairs as Exits + Paths

Welcome to the November devlog for Helms of Fury!  Over these past two months we worked on the boss in Ghost Spire Castle, new level exits using stairs, better naming for attunements, new website designs, and updates and polish to our combat and AI. Boss of Ghost Spire CastleLast Halloween we shared an animated gif of one of our bosses, giving a spooky glimpse into the spirit realm.  Thi...

September Devlog: Level Exits + Rocksy Stone

Welcome to the September devlog for Helms of Fury!  This month we worked on level exits, Kickstarter rewards, and updates & polish! Level Exits This month we tried some new ideas with how our level exits work.  Before you would go through the same portal when travelling between stages and levels; now you take stairs when going between stages, and use themed portals when travelling t...

August Devlog: Godot 3.5, 2D Depth, Portal Rooms

Welcome to the August devlog for Helms of Fury!  This month we updated our game to the newly released Godot 3.5, worked on a depth system for 2D, and added new content to our starting portal room. Godot 3.5 Helms of Fury was updated to Godot 3.5, which was released this month.  This was an awesome release with a lot of improvements to the engine, many of which we worked to add into our ...

July Devlog: Trap Rooms + Dampe

Welcome to the July devlog for Helms of Fury!  This month we worked on adding new trap rooms, Kickstarter rewards, and gameplay improvements! Trap RoomsWe added 11 new trap rooms that you might encounter during your play-through.  These rooms contain new cannon traps that shoot bullets in a variety of sequences, which can divide up a room and be tricky obstacles to pass through! ...

June Devlog: Brew a Potion

Welcome to the June devlog for Helms of Fury!  This month we worked on improving our game with more bugfixes, polish, and content! Brew a PotionA new Break Room has been added to the game that lets you brew a potion!   Mix three drops of elixir into the cauldron, creating a special potion depending on your choices. Level Polish We continue to add more elements and polish to our g...

May Devlog: Bosses + Elite Enemies

Welcome to the May devlog for Helms of Fury!  This month we worked on the Skull Valley boss and elite enemies! Boss Here's a sneak peek of the boss from Skull Valley!  This crafty goblin is looking to put an end to the heroic knights as he races around the track in his cart.  Loaded with explosive attacks, you will be under a constant barrage of barrels, bombs and things that explode!...

April Devlog: Game Scaling, Char Select, Controls

Welcome to the April devlog for Helms of Fury!  This month we worked on scaling our game to multiple resolutions, the character select screen, start screen, loading screen, and customized controls. Game Resolutions One of the things we wanted to make sure we finished this month was scaling our game to multiple resolutions, all the way up to 4k.  Being a pixel art game, just stretching the...

March Devlog: Kickstarter Rewards + Char Select

Welcome to the March devlog for Helms of Fury!  This month we chatted with backers about their design rewards, started implementing these rewards, and worked on the char select process for the game.Planning Design Rewards We started chatting with many people who choose design rewards for Runes, Items and NPCs this month!  Many of the ideas seem like they will work great in Helms of Fur...

February Devlog: More Abilities + Level Content

Welcome to our Helms of Fury devlog for February!  This month we focused on adding more content to the game; more abilities, more rooms, and more things to find, discover and interact with during each run.More Abilities Our Mecha Knight has bombs, turrets and gadgets they can find and use during each run, and these all seem like fun abilities to use with.. fire!  So we spent some time ...

January Devlog: Bugfixes, Boss Fights and More!

Hey everyone!  Welcome to our first Helms of Fury devlog, hope your year is off to a great start!  We got a few things to cover this month, so let's jump right in! =)Kickstarter Surveys First a quick reminder, we sent out Kickstarter Surveys in December to help fulfill some Kickstarter rewards, such as which name you would like in the game credits.  If you haven't completed your survey...