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Harmonia online, moddable, tactical RPG for Linux, Windows, and Mac OSX

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Harmonia is an online, moddable, tactical RPG with a flexible scripting language that allows the community to make their own content.

Play the demo!

Try out the first public development snapshot of Harmonia! In this demo, you play the classic text-based version and it is NOT representative of the final game. For more details, including the FAQ, please read our updates.

Harmonia 0.0.1a (Windows / Linux) – Development Snapshot

What is Harmonia?

The Harmonia project consists of two main elements: an online TRPG (Tactical Role-playing Game) set in the Kingdom of Harmonia, and a robust game engine built for custom content and modding.

The game uses SDL, a cross-platform multimedia library, and will be available for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS/X. If there is demand, we can also port the game to the following platforms: Android, AmigaOS, AmigaOS 4, FreeBSD, BeOS/Haiku, iOS, Mac OS 9, MorphOS, OpenVMS, PlayStation Portable, Syllable, Symbian, and webOS.

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Both the server and 3D client running on a single computer.

The game casts you as leader of a band of heroes fighting alongside other players’ forces. Your battalion explores the world, traverses large dungeons, completes quests, and engages in strategic combat against other armies on the battlefield. As you complete areas of the game, you unlock new classes, races, flair, and abilities for your characters and your account.

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The game’s scripts are modifiable with any text editor. In the future, we’ll provide a variety of visual in-game tools to assist new developers.

Behind the game, Harmonia is also a platform for players and developers to create their own games hosted on their own servers. The Harmonia engine allows all of the game’s assets, including zones, character classes, and abilities, to be modified using a lightweight, flexible scripting language. These scripts are open for anyone to edit, and can be modified and recompiled while the server is running, allowing designers to tweak their creations even while playing them. In this way Harmonia provides an infinitely moddable tactical RPG engine.

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Sculpting 3D terrains from a simple script file is fast and easy.

Together, these elements create an online gaming experience with limitless possibilities. Once a player completes all of the content on the official Harmonia servers, they have the option to either create their own content and run their own server, or join one of many unofficial servers hosted by the community and explore player-made content. This opens the game up for endless expansion as we, the developers, take notice of top-quality player-made content and integrate it into our official servers if the creator so desires.

Play the Text-Based Version

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The text-based MUD version of Harmonia has been in development for over five years. The server is always online, and open to the public. If you’d like to play this version of the game, all the instructions necessary to connect are here:

Harmonia-Online Wiki

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Why Kickstarter?

Harmonia is still in the process of converting itself from text into the third dimension, but to go forward, we’ll need to expand the studio to include one or more artists, a writer to develop an intriguing storyline, more developers to create game content, and musicians to produce the soundtrack. However, the most important issue facing us is that this project will take a great deal of time to complete. We want to devote ourselves to working on Harmonia exclusively, which naturally means we’ll need salaries until the game is completed.

Why Kickstarter?

Harmonia is still in the process of converting itself from text into the third dimension, but to go forward, we’ll need to expand the studio to include one or more artists, a writer to develop an intriguing storyline, more developers to create game content, and musicians to produce the soundtrack. However, the most important issue facing us is that this project will take a great deal of time to complete. We want to devote ourselves to working on Harmonia exclusively, which naturally means we’ll need salaries until the game is completed.

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A top-down overview of the upcoming Cursed Prison zone.

Source: kickstarter.com

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