Posts Tagged ‘Cosmic Star Heroine’

Cosmic Star Heroine Alpha Already Shows Star Quality

Gunmancy. Froggoths. Pop-culture cheekiness. Sentient snot. Yes, my friends, Cosmic Star Heroine is already looking like a star. If you’re wondering what I’m blathering about, Zeboyd Games recently released half an hour’s worth of gameplay footage, all from the alpha version of the upcoming turn-based RPG, which draws inspiration from the likes of Chrono Trigger.

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Zeboyd’s Cosmic Star Heroine Is On Kickstarter

Zeboyd, veterans of the lo-fi RPG, have set their sights on a sci-fi espionage RPG called Cosmic Star Heroine, and to make it they’re hoping to raise $100,000. That shouldn’t be too much of a problem, as they’ve already raised over $40k. Why so popular? Well, the team are promising a game “inspired by Chrono Trigger, Phantasy Star & Suikoden.” They explain: “Alyssa L’Salle is one of the galactic government’s top agents and always manages to save the day! But when she accidentally uncovers a dark conspiracy, her own government outs her as a legendary spy and the people’s champion!” Something very similar happened to me, I have to say.

Needless to type, you can see the pitch video below and make up your own mind.
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Guardian Of The Galaxy: Zeboyd’s Cosmic Star Heroine

Zeboyd played guit-ah-arrrrrr

The story of Zeboyd is a strange one, but perhaps a slightly familiar one. Creating a bit of buzz around their Lovecraftian RPG Cthulhu Saves The World on Xbox, only to find that to be a cold and uncaring land, things were a lot rosier for the subsequent PC release. That in turn led to the opportunity to tackle a new game for the even-tempered and all-embracing fellows over on Penny Arcade, which in turn led to a sequel, and now they’re at the point where the announcement of their new game creates headlines. As well as having a most excellent title, Cosmic Star Heroine will include “turn-based RPG gameplay that takes the best elements from our past games while adding a few new ideas.”
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