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Na´ca - Pixel art MMORPG on mobile and PC/Mac

on: April 09, 2018, 01:01:18 pm
 Hi everyone !

I'd like to introduce to you the project I'm working on called "Na´ca" : as you read in the title it is a video game on mobile blending pixel art and MMORPG 2D !

Na´ca is developed on Unity and designed/animated on Aseprite and we aim to have the smoothest possible animations. The story is being created right now (we are more focused on gameplay/animation/design) so I can't tell you much about it except it will take place on a medieval world full of cristals with different races of animals and humans living together.

Some gif/pictures (it gets bigger and BIGGER) :







I'll keep updating this topic for more informations/visuals and we also have a Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/naicaonline/) and a Twitter account (https://twitter.com/NaicaOnline) if you are interested ! The website of Na´ca is now available at this adress (https://naicaonline.com/) and you can register to participate to the tests ! Don't hesitate to shoot any questions :)
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Re: Na´ca - Pixel art MMORPG on mobile

Reply #1 on: April 12, 2018, 09:48:25 am
Small update : We began to work on the level design of Na´ca ! Can't wait to see it in "real" and show it to you :) For the characters & the animations expecially the attacks (only the fox has been animated thus far that's why you'll see him a lot !).



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Reply #2 on: April 19, 2018, 08:48:51 am
The website of Na´ca is now live ! You can register to participate to the upcoming tests : https://naicaonline.com/ ! :)
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Reply #3 on: April 25, 2018, 03:01:23 pm
The first artworks for the monsters living in Na´ca ;D

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Reply #4 on: April 30, 2018, 05:03:52 pm
The graphists strike again ! Here is a bandit protecting his chest  ;)

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Re: Na´ca - Pixel art MMORPG on mobile

Reply #5 on: May 03, 2018, 08:48:17 am
We posted our first blog about the world of Na´ca and its PvP : https://community.naicaonline.com/en...-in-pixel-art/

Other blogs we'll be posted in the coming weeks to learn more about Na´ca and its development :)

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Reply #6 on: May 04, 2018, 03:57:56 pm
We've reached the 500 registrations on Naicaonline.com for the tests ! Thank you all so much :)

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Reply #7 on: May 11, 2018, 10:31:14 am
We keep working on the User Interface and some of the spell's visuals are going to be reworked. Also the map of the playtest will soon be finished for the playtest ! We'll share with you more visuals very soon : don't hesitate to follow us on Twitter / Facebook and join our Discord !

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Reply #8 on: May 15, 2018, 07:40:38 am
First visual of the map Arena for the playtest : what do you think of it ?

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Re: Na´ca - Pixel art MMORPG on mobile

Reply #9 on: May 15, 2018, 01:07:58 pm
It's rather high-contrast, I didn't spot the character right away because of that.

Part of the problem is that the character isn't very eye-grabbing. Have you considered using slightly more saturated colours for the fur, and having shadows that aren't so dull-looking (more hue-shifted)?

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Reply #10 on: May 16, 2018, 08:50:34 am
Hey !

The screenshot is actually 4 screens of smartphones so that's why you may have not spot the character right away. On a normal screen you will not have this kind of issue ! We'll work on making it easier to spot the characters in the coming days prior the first playtest (soon to be announced).

Thank you for your feedback !

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Reply #11 on: May 18, 2018, 09:47:21 am
This weekend we'll be at the DreamHack Tours 2018 and Na´ca will be playable for the first time ! Follow us on Twitter & Facebook to live the event with us ! The first playtest in pre-alpha will soon be announced ;)

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Reply #12 on: May 23, 2018, 10:03:33 am
We've reached 1000 registered players : thank you all so much !

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Reply #13 on: May 29, 2018, 08:56:13 am
Read our DevBlog on designing the Pre-Alpha Playtest coming very soon !

https://community.naicaonline.com/entry/5-na%C3%AFca-designing-the-pre-alpha-playtest/

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Re: Na´ca - Pixel art MMORPG on mobile

Reply #14 on: June 01, 2018, 08:57:47 am
The first playtest in Pre-Alpha will be held on June 8th at 6:00pm (CEST) ! Make sure you joined our Discord to have a chance to be one of the players !
  • The selected players will receive a DM through Discord
  • You can record the playtest but have to specify that this is a Pre-Alpha
  • The playtest will be on Android & PC and will last for 1h
https://discord.gg/MQeP4JG

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Reply #15 on: June 08, 2018, 07:23:12 am
Today is the big day ! Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to live the playtest with us :) A video will be released next week to show the playtest to every players !

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Reply #16 on: June 12, 2018, 07:48:35 am
Here are different screens from the playtest before we release the video ! A new playtest is already planned, make sure to follow us on our socials (Twitter & Facebook) and to be registered :)





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Re: Na´ca - Pixel art MMORPG on mobile

Reply #17 on: June 14, 2018, 07:07:23 pm
First visual of the map Arena for the playtest : what do you think of it ?



It's clear you're putting a lot of effort into this! An MMO is SUCH a huge endeavor, have you released any full commercial games yet? After 5 years even now I'm just working to release my first (Although I've been working for it on and off for 2 1/2 years specifically).

I just imagine all the classes and customizations it takes to make an MMO feel fun and unique, but the pixel art niche does do you a lot of favors! :D


The characters are really popping now from the environments, but I would suggest you animate at least one other race ASAP :)

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Reply #18 on: June 18, 2018, 08:44:45 am
Hey ! Thanks a lot for your kind comment !

Na´ca is our first video game project and we are doing everything we can to do it weel !

As for the races, we plan to add the humans very soon: we wanted to make them available for the playtest but an issue kept us away from doing it :( .

We will release the video from the playtest very soon !

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Reply #19 on: June 21, 2018, 08:04:02 am
We've released the first video of Na´ca, recorded during the playtest ! Tell us what you think about it :)

https://youtu.be/wx3AuXB5rgg
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Re: Na´ca - Pixel art MMORPG on mobile

Reply #20 on: June 29, 2018, 02:57:38 pm
More than 3000 players are registered on Naicaonline.com:o

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Reply #21 on: July 02, 2018, 03:59:21 pm

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Reply #22 on: July 09, 2018, 09:54:25 am
A new race has appeared on the last test: the cats ! We also use this opportunity to add a few more spells :)

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Re: Na´ca - Pixel art MMORPG on mobile

Reply #23 on: July 13, 2018, 08:56:10 am
One word: customization! And it's only the beginning :D

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Reply #24 on: July 25, 2018, 08:36:49 am
We've reached 10 000 players registered on Naicaonline.com! To celebrate this we added new emotes on our Discord :) If you want to participate to the tests with the dev team to help us stabilize the servers and the gameplay, join us: https://discord.gg/QajSaVu !


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Reply #25 on: August 13, 2018, 04:16:25 pm
Na´ca is now added to the Twitch library! Its Box Art will soon be updated :D https://www.twitch.tv/directory/game/Na´ca

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Reply #26 on: August 22, 2018, 12:40:32 pm
Here is a sneak peek of a map we are currently working on (on Unity) :)

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Reply #27 on: September 18, 2018, 09:42:54 am
More than 50000 players are now registered on Naicaonline.com, thank you everyone!

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Re: Na´ca - Pixel art MMORPG on mobile and PC/Mac

Reply #28 on: October 04, 2018, 09:26:33 am
Inktober started at the beginning of the week and you can find every artworks from our artist, Greg, on Twitter and Instagram! One artwork/theme per day, for 1 month! This year we are following the list of The French Inktober :)

The first artwork (theme: Ice) :

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Reply #29 on: October 10, 2018, 04:04:18 pm
There are currently 10 Inktober artwork posted on our social networks Twitter et Instagram, each of them with a unique theme!

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Reply #30 on: November 05, 2018, 08:37:19 am
Inktober is over, you can now find all our artworks on our Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/naicaonline/

The Alpha is planned to be released early 2019, more informations here: https://twitter.com/NaicaOnline/status/1058434819892432897