Factsheet

Developer:
Stegosoft Games
Based in Akron, Ohio

Release date:
2 June, 2016

Platforms:
Steam
Itch

Website:
stegosoftgames.com/arafell

Regular Price:

USD$9.99
EUR€9.99
CAD$10.99
GBP£6.99

Description

Ara Fell combines the best parts of Japanese-style roleplaying games with the best parts of western RPGs, as well as including elements of visual novels and adventure games to create a truly unique experience. Atmosphere, emotion and surprise lie at the forefrunt of Ara Fell's story, driven by deep and accessible characters, each with his or her own past, their own desires and their own motivations for joining Lita's quest. Relive the golden age of the RPG with a game that both pays homage to the past greats, as well as blazing its own trail.

History

Ara Fell formally known as Ara Fell the Legend of Dirisetsu Hollow a freeware game that received praise, gained a small following, and was ultimately canceled was reborn in May of 2015. Countless hours have been spent on it since then, rewriting every line of dialogue, reworking all the dungeons, rebalancing the combat, adding new systems, graphics, music and sounds.

Features

  • EXPLORATION - Ara Fell is a world meant to be explored! Jump, crawl, swim and even fly through the air to solve puzzles and discover new locations filled with hidden treasure, secrets and adventure! Every corner of Ara Fell is designed with exploration in mind.
  • OPEN WORLD - Most of the world can be traversed from the moment you leave Aloria Village, the heroine's home town... provided, of course, you're strong enough. A clever adventurer may be able unlock secrets and discover powerful equipment early in the game if he or she commits to taking advantage of the open nature of the game world.
  • TACTICAL COMBAT - Ara Fell may be a story-heavy game, but the world is still fraught with danger. Choose specialized equipment and statistics, customizing each character to best suit your play style, and to best thwart each boss battle's unique mechanics.
  • CHARACTER DRIVEN - When you join Ara Fell's unwitting heroine on a quest to save her homeland, you'll discover a world filled with vibrant characters who laugh, cry, crack jokes, lose their tempers, and even their will to go on as the size and scope of the curse that plagues Ara Fell becomes apparent. Friends and villains alike are not who they seem as the stakes grow ever higher...

Videos

Trailer YouTube


Images

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Monetization Permission

Stegosoft Games allows for the contents of Ara Fell to be published through video broadcasting services for any commercial or non-commercial purposes. Monetization of videos created containing assets from Ara Fell is legally & explicitly allowed by Stegosoft Games. This permission can be found in writing at http://stegosoftgames.com/press/sheet.php?p=ara_fell.


Story Mode
For reviewers and journalists, we have included a "story mode" skill that can be utilized to quickly skip through combat, allowing much faster progress through the game .


About Stegosoft Games

Boilerplate
Stegosoft Games is a small, independent video game studio that focuses on 16-bit era RPGs.

More information
More information on Stegosoft Games, our logo & relevant media are available here.


Ara Fell Credits

Stephen Anthony
Developer and Business

Nikki Lombardo
Developer, Media, and Marketing

Melissa Saunders
Artist

Louise Heaney
Music

Michael Donner
Music


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