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« on: July 28, 2019, 03:04:34 PM »

INTRODUCTION : // Greetings, I'm Khanin.the developer and the artist for the game.I used to post devlog on here for "Sleeping with Third Eye Open"
which now become much bigger scope than first anticipated which its current state is on hiatus for a while now waitibg for gathering more resource and a team to push the game into full development.
so I would like to introduce a smaller scope game project i have been working on with my friend on the writing.

Introduce 'MANE' || a game inspired by my adoration of Mogopos lion coalition story in "Brothers in Blood: The Lions of Sabi Sand'  
And a night of never-ending long conversation with a friend.

MANE - Wild Lion narrative adventure  | 2D platformer choice-matter RPG


MANE is a lion narrative  simulator adventure about the extremely violent power struggle among st several lion families in the wild.
The player will be making choices as a lion throughout periods of the lion life from birth till death.
Guide your lion cub in mastering skills , bonding with brothers or demanding dominance and respect from young age.
To tailor your way to surviving in the wild.A fate destined for hardship as a male lion.

MANE are designing with many branches to determine many possibility. It is not the goal to build your lion to be a leader of your coalition
and claim yourself as a mighty king. But to survive the wild at whatever cause. Choosing to bond with the brother
and seeking glory in being your brother closest comrade could go a long way. Have your doing in pushing which brother
you'd like to see claim the throne. Or,See your lion legacy unfold differently and try your luck at taking the nomads route
seeking no pride and territory also could lead you into interesting path. Because in the end, All the glorious conquers kills
and reign will turn to earth as all things. Capture your tragedy legacy celebrating a cycle of life.


A male lion cub are born within a pride named "Kuanza";a strong healthy pride claiming a abundant grass field land on the west.
On your youthful day, you will be spending with four brothers; Black beard , Moon , Winky and Mhlophe ;The new young male cubs of Kuanza pride.
These carefree and safety periods will inevitably not last. And,Not all will make it to adulthood when the threat come.

Forcing into adulthood, your grown-up days will be full of hardship. Surviving on your own for foods in the wild land of dangerous animals.
Striving together with your brothers through blood and sweat.
Until your time for conquering and claiming lands and prides for your own come.

“Only around 3-to-1 ratio that male lions will survive to adulthood.”


"MANE" is narrative and strategic RPG with 2D platformer element for exploring the intractable in the gamespace.

"MANE" present time periods of player's lion phase into limited cycles and Every cycle presented with a list of possible actions to take.
On the cub periods, Player will get to choose an action strategically to training your skills with the pride , building relationship or dominance ,or roam the area for an event.
With each cycle presenting event card challenge your lion stats that will affect you and result in a consequence in upcoming one.
On the lion coalition periods. Player will be roaming the map choosing direction with limited distance for a cycle. Then presented with events card for the area spot.
Each cycle, Player are required food resource. Player will get choose to hunt ,spending time with the brothers or explore the area for more event.


Build your legacy | A king ,a nomad or a victim of the war and the wild. Playing as a lion from a cub. Seeing how your lion legacy unfold.

Survival for the fittest | The Wild is restlessly dangerous. Plan you move and spend time strategically. A male lion life is destined for hardship, Every  event challenges can result in dire situation.

Build your coalition | Enter lion adulthood with Force of Greatness and might. train your lion cub skills as well as your brothers to be prepared for the wild.

Brotherly love/rival | A Full narrative quest story and consequence dedicated for each brothers. Your brother can turn out to be a loyal comrade leading you to the glory or a rivalry await for betrayal.

Explore territories | A Young coalition roam the wide map of different natural region. with 2D platformer element exploring and interacting the area.

Conquer and Claim |Open war and invade toward other lion territories. claiming lands and owning prides to build your reign.

Re-playable | A path for a king is not an easy one. Fail-often. Seeing how your lion life turn out differently each play-thought;

Personalize and customization wears | Character creation; picking your mane style and color for your lion,Customize with 3 type wearable reflecting each of your lion skill.

Unique presentation | Stage-like exaggerating visual scene design for an authentic nature tale scripting in documentary manner

NEXT : Devlog cover more in-detail of the gameplay

by considered pre-order these game on itch.io :

MANE : sun-torn.itch.io/MANE

SW3EO : sun-torn.itch.io/sleeping-with-third-eye-open

Follow @SuntornStudio or Me! @Khanin

More of the development on here :
Tigsource | IndieDB | GameJolt| Itch.io | Steam

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