Fort Design Diary 2

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Fort Design Diary #2

3 points by sdirrane - updated 32 hours ago | 11 comments | report | subscribe

sdirrane Supporter4 days ago | 1 point[-]

Look at this art!  So fun.

Courageous Bob 4 days ago | 1 point[-]

I feel like the kid in the rollerblades is looking into my soul! But I enjoy the hand-drawn style :)

theDL 4 days ago | 1 point[-]

Hmm maybe I'm in the minority, but I actually am not a big fan of the look of these cards. This art style worked great for the woodland creatures in #Root, but for whatever reason, I'm not digging it for humans.

Marshwiggle92 Supporter4 days ago | 1 point[-]

I think I'm with you. 

Skurvy5 Supporter4 days ago | 1 point[-]

I’m definitely so-so on the art. Maybe it’ll look better in person? Really wish they would’ve kept the Roman theme. 

sdirrane Supporter4 days ago | 1 point[-]

So for me the Whimsical nature of the theme ties well to the style of art, although I can see why one would not prefer it for human characters.  Also, every summer we had 3 - 4 different Forts (at the same time) around our neighborhood so the theme really resonates for me.  Having 4 children myself also makes the theme appealing because I think they are more likely to play a game with this theme and style than they would with a Roman theme.

But I know you love Roman themed games so I understand where you are coming from.

Skurvy5 Supporter4 days ago | 1 point[-]

I’m not actually against the theme of this game at all. What bothers me is that they took a Roman themed game and turned it into this theme. If I had never learned that this game was repurposed then I probably would be happier with it. But knowing that the world lost a potentially amazing game involving Romans makes me sad. 

sdirrane Supporter3 days ago | 1 point[-]

I suppose I would feel that way if the original theme that the game was based on was particularly appealing to me.  I don't have a strong draw to Roman themed games so the change in theme is kind of a bonus for me.

It does sound that it will be a different game based on the previous game however, and not just a retheme.

lanista 4 days ago | 1 point[-]

Right there with you, and even sadder, the original game was a one time Kickstarter, no retail copies.

theDL 4 days ago | 1 point[-]

Yeah the theme is not inherently appealing to me. I'm sure it will be charming in it's own way, but it doesn't grab me initially.

trentellingsen Supporter4 days ago | 1 point[-]

Wow that is super fun! It immediately makes me want to check out the game.

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