Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 27
Like Tree6Likes

Thread: Meridin Hill - modern horror project

  1. #1
    Guild Novice
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    16

    Default Meridian Hill - modern horror project

    Hey everyone! I posted about this a couple of years ago, but the thread seems to have been lost, and my new work is anyhow better than last time I posted here.

    I am currently developing a modern day dungeon crawl with high emphasis on horror. The working name of the game is Meridian Hill, since the game is set in the fictional city Meridian.

    Strange things are happening in Meridian, and much of the strangeness seem to come from the citys underground: the sewers, catacombs and lost tunnels that stretch almost endlessly beneath the city.

    In the game, players will chose from 5 or 6 different classes to play from, and the game is co-op. If you don't work together you are going to die in that damp darkness beneath the city streets.

    Thw game itself will be a tile based miniature game. I've written the basic rules and am currently playtesting with so e friends. Thought I should take the opportunity to post some of the tiles here, for c&c. I used to run a blog about this, but it's kind of on hold atm.

    Anyway, here are some of the tile.
    Last edited by RailedRobin; 07-07-2013 at 03:52 PM.
    Lingon likes this.

  2. #2
      Anararion is offline
    Guild Novice
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    5

    Default

    Awesome stuff, I was looking for this kinda stuff for running my online World of Darkness games on roll20.

  3. #3
    Guild Novice
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    16

    Default Sv: Meridin Hill - modern horror project

    Thank you! It is partially wod-inspired, almost like a Hunter the boardgame, but not quite. If that makes any sense.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Meridin Hill - modern horror project-uploadfromtaptalk1372662345828.jpg   Meridin Hill - modern horror project-uploadfromtaptalk1372662377638.jpg  
    arsheesh and Lingon like this.

  4. #4
      Anararion is offline
    Guild Novice
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    5

    Default

    Yeah I get that. I'm slowly working on my fictional city map for my WoD games lol. This sort of thing is great though for those times using tokens or minis would work in game. As for the board game it'd be awesome to give it a whirl some time. You ever used roll20? You could maybe test drive it with a larger audience at some point on there.

  5. #5
    Guild Master Gracious Donor Midgardsormr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Los Angeles, CA
    Posts
    2,401

    Default

    Nice work! The style and quality remind me a bit of Tannhauser. I love coop board games, and I'm a big fan of horror gaming. I hope you make it to market!
    Bryan Ray, visual effects artist
    http://www.bryanray.name

  6. #6
      arsheesh is offline
    Community Leader arsheesh's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    New Zealand
    Posts
    4,251

    Default

    Very nice work, I could easily see this being used in a board game.

    Cheers,
    -Arsheesh

  7. #7
      Lingon is offline
    Guild Artisan Gracious Donor Lingon's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Sweden
    Posts
    844

    Default

    That looks awesome, very creepy. I've got a feeling I'd love this game. Are you planning to publish it, or is it just for your gaming group?

    If you are planning to get it published, are you looking for someone to do concept art and sculpts for the miniatures? I think this game sounds really interesting, and if the position is open and you don't mind working with a stranger, I can send you a couple of work samples and maybe we could team up?

  8. #8
    Guild Novice
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    16

    Default

    Thanks for the kind words, fellas!

    Quote Originally Posted by Anararion View Post
    Yeah I get that. I'm slowly working on my fictional city map for my WoD games lol. This sort of thing is great though for those times using tokens or minis would work in game. As for the board game it'd be awesome to give it a whirl some time. You ever used roll20? You could maybe test drive it with a larger audience at some point on there.
    The game is not ready for any bigger playtesting yet. As of now I have the core rules down, the starting stats for 5 classes and a bunch of monsters. Now I have to adjust the monsters, since they're a bit too difficult to handle atm. I also have to write a whole bunch of different events and "side quests" and such. Simply put; I have to flesh it out a lot more before I can begin to think of putting it out for a larget audience to test play. I will however keep this forum in mind when I do

    I haven't checked this roll20, but will do to see if it fits

    Quote Originally Posted by Lingon View Post
    That looks awesome, very creepy. I've got a feeling I'd love this game. Are you planning to publish it, or is it just for your gaming group?

    If you are planning to get it published, are you looking for someone to do concept art and sculpts for the miniatures? I think this game sounds really interesting, and if the position is open and you don't mind working with a stranger, I can send you a couple of work samples and maybe we could team up?
    The dream is to one day have it published, but it's still a long way to go from here to there, still got lots of things to do. At the moment I have some concept artists, but if you post some of your work I might see if it fits with what I have in mind. For the "beta" or whatever one should call it, when I get a larger amount of play testers, I will use paper cut outs (since everyone will have to print the game themselves during play testing). If I reach the publishing stage I will start looking into 3D printing of miniatures, since that seems to be on the uprise. (Are you swedish, by the way?)

    Below is an image of a samle set up of the game, some different sections and such.
    Meridin Hill - modern horror project-map_01.jpg

  9. #9
    Guild Artisan Jacktannery's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Dublin, Ireland
    Posts
    848

    Default

    Looks really great railedrobin. I love the colour scheme, textures, lighting and attention to detail - it bodes well for your game.

  10. #10
      Lingon is offline
    Guild Artisan Gracious Donor Lingon's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Sweden
    Posts
    844

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by RailedRobin View Post
    The dream is to one day have it published, but it's still a long way to go from here to there, still got lots of things to do. At the moment I have some concept artists, but if you post some of your work I might see if it fits with what I have in mind. For the "beta" or whatever one should call it, when I get a larger amount of play testers, I will use paper cut outs (since everyone will have to print the game themselves during play testing). If I reach the publishing stage I will start looking into 3D printing of miniatures, since that seems to be on the uprise. (Are you swedish, by the way?)
    Sounds great, thanks for giving me a chance! Private messaging isn't enabled for you yet I think, so I'll have to post the samples here – I hope you don't think it's thread hijacking I'm attaching a monster and a human character, two recent practice designs I did that I think are representative of my style (if I can be said to have one). If you like them, perhaps we can talk more over e-mail? I use flygandegris--at--gmail.com, replacing --at-- with @. And yeah, I'm swedish
    Meridin Hill - modern horror project-karakt%E4r.jpegMeridin Hill - modern horror project-monster.jpeg

Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •