Majesty 2 - The Fantasy Kingdom Sim
First in a series of diaries released by lead developer Alexey Kozyrev.
NEW YORK—November 14th 2008— Paradox Interactive has today launched the first entry in a new series of Majesty 2 developer diaries from Alexey Kozyrev, Lead Developer from 1C: Ino-Co. The entry takes a look at the evolving “motivation” system within the game.
The diary specifically discusses the changes to the fear and courage of heroes.
Alexey Kozyrev writes “Each class has its own attitude towards life. For example, the Thieves want money, but that motivation is compensated by a high level of cowardice. They are the first to look for a reward, but will also be the first to desert in the battlefield. A hero constantly estimates danger around him or her, compares it to his or her characteristics, health and courage, and then decides whether or not it is necessary to run away.”
To read the complete developer diary entry for Majesty 2, please visit: http://pc.ign.com/articles/929/929946p1.html
New entries will be posted every two weeks. Majesty 2 is scheduled for release on the PC and digital download release via GamersGate during 2009.
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Since 1999, Paradox Interactive has been a leading developer and publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy stable, the company holds a particularly strong presence in the United States and Europe. Its steadily-growing portfolio includes original titles such as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis and Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as the best published titles like Penumbra: Black Plague, Supreme Ruler 2020, and the greatly-anticipated Majesty 2 – The Fantasy Kingdom Sim.
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Ino-Co is a Krasnodar-based studio, founded in 2004 by a group of highly-experienced game developers from various teams, brought together by the paramount objective to create excellent games focused on the genre that they all know and love. The studio's previous development project is Fantasy Wars, published worldwide by Atari. 1C:InoCo is a subsidiary of 1C Company.
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About 1C Company
1C Company specializes in distribution, publishing and development of mass market software. Founded in 1991, 1C has become the leading publisher and distributor of computer games in Eastern and Central Europe. 1C Company is widely acknowledged as a game developer and has several internal studios. Internal developments of 1C include IL-2 Sturmovik, IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles, Aces Expansion Pack, Pacific Fighters and Theatre of War. 1C Company works as a publisher and producer with over 30 independent development studios and has produced over 100 projects for PC and consoles.
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