Developer Crescent Moon Games has just launched its Kickstarter for their upcoming title The Deer God and with it they added a PS Vita and Playstation 4 stretch goal. The Deer God is a breathtaking 3d pixel art game that will challenge your religion and your platforming skills.
The Deer God is a game about survival, reincarnation, and karma, all set in a breathtaking and unique 3D world. Feast your eyes on the beautiful lightning, day and night system, and mesmerizing water reflections.
After a hunting incident, a hunter has an unexpected experience. Now the hunter becomes the hunted, and the tables are turned! Battle other deer to learn special skills and win the love of females. Find statues deep in dark caverns to unlock powers – all controlled by your level of karma. Find food recover health and help you grow from a young fawn to a full fledged deer. Different types of foods will have different effects on you.
Multiplayer is planned for The Deer God. Go on an adventure with your friend in co-op mode – see who can survive the longest! Night and Day cycle. This is very important for the atmosphere of the game. Hear crickets at dark hours of twilight, birds chirping in the daytime sun.Karma in the game is very important. How you behave will completely affect the type of animal you are. You might focus on getting dark karma skills – these are destructive powers that you can unleash on the world and its denizens.
You might be reincarnated as a plant and eaten by a bunny in your next round! Reincarnation is when you die -and usually when you die, you become a baby deer again. If you have been doing too many naughty things, there is a chance that you will be reincarnated as something random, and that something could be eaten by something else. After that, unfortunately, you might have to start over from the beginning! Powers are given to you throughout the game.
A few examples of these are:
Fire Shield: any enemy that comes near you will catch on fire.
Ice Bomb: This will create an area of effect ice blast that will freeze your enemies for a short time.
Razor Hoof: Allows you to jump upon enemies and destroy them, also allows you to break objects that are underneath you.
Piercing Antler: Allows you to break rocks and other objects.
Dash: What it sounds like, but dash also allows you to break things – in conjunction with other powers like Piercing Antler and Razor Hoof.
Divine Antler: Allows you to communicate with other deer, and they will aid you in times of need.
The estimated release date is January 2015.