Author Topic: Pathos: Nethack Codex now: Google Play, Apple iTunes Windows Store/Desktop v5.7  (Read 2006 times)

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Pathos is now available on three platforms:

Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.x10host.pathos
Apple iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pathos-nethack-codex/id1045848120?ls=1&mt=8
Windows Store: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/games/pathos/9nblggh6c16j

Would love to hear your feedback and suggestions.

Since I last posted there have been a number of improvements:

- auto-pickup for gold
- teleport control now allows you to teleport to a square you haven't been to before.
- character button is green on the launch screen if there is a save file.
- journal messages for karma changes
- better feedback when targeting squares.
- zoom in and out using: pinch-and-zoom or mouse wheel or plus&minus keys
- you can hide the green menu buttons by pressing Escape key until everything is hidden.
- wand zap now bounces in corridors.
- icon is horizontal flipped as an attacking animation.
- puddings will multiply when hit with iron.
- gremlins will multiply in water traps.
- blue jelly and brown mold are healed by cold and will multiply.
- golems are affected by fire, shock and water.
- shops have a buy all and sell all button
- containers have a remove all and place all button
- all musical instruments can be played with effect
- zoos start with sleeping monsters
- noise will wake sleeping monsters
- stealth allows you to be more quiet
- lurkers, trappers and piercers will hide
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v4.6 with at least this much since the start---lots of project progress on top of the rest.
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Major changes since the last public release:

    Absurd tileset updated with new and distinct male/female class tiles.
    Tunnelling
    Pirate class
    Doppelganger impersonation
    Big worms
    Tins and tinning kits
    Workbench improvements
    Hall of Fame is now a 30 day sliding window
    Inventory filter buttons
    [Alpha] Studio for designing quests / level editor Enjoy!

    Bard and gunslinger classes
    hatching eggs
    workbenches for scrapping and crafting
    new punishments - psychosis and thirst
    new zoos - science lab and college of wizardry
    new and improved classic and absurd tiles
    abolition of firearms setting.

PS. iOS will be live in a few days. Windows Store release coming soon. Windows Desktop is already live.
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v4.9

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Major changes since the last public release:

    Monsters use, throw and equip items (watch out for that gnome with a wand of death!)
    Minetown dungeon branch
    Shaman and Jester classes
    Dread staff and thunder staff
    Master Key artifact
    Item storm spell
    Distinct tiles for locked/empty/broken chests
    Autosave when idle
    Candidate fixes for Android and iOS stability
    Brazilian Portuguese translations
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v5.0

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Major changes since the last public release:

    New branch: Lich Tower
    New class: convict (extreme challenge class with no skills, no equipment, shackled with ball & chain and no hope for survival).
    New monsters: dracolich, disintegrator, orc berserker
    New artifacts: Dragonbane, Cleaver, Eyes of Ra,
    New item: scroll of tranquillity
    Help index with text search
    Manual quick save button
    Rebalanced item essence for crafting
    Optimised saving time when transitioning between levels
    Turkish and Ukrainian translations!
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v5.1

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Major changes since the last public release:

    13 custom character slots.
    new race: changeling (start with polymorph and polymorph control).
    new shrines: sacred grove (druid) and mystic coven (witch).
    new spell: bind undead.
    new zoo: tavern.
    magic marker can be used to rename items.
    karma is now capped instead of unbounded.
    kicking chests has a chance to break glass items.
    missile tiles are rotated to face the actual direction.
    improved knowledge panel for key statistics.
    tap anywhere for convenient pathing.
    VI-key support.
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v5.2

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Major changes since the last public release:

    Spanish translation!
    choose a quick action: re-use, re-equip, re-cast.
    item weight is shown in the inventory.
    basic modding to replace any tile.
    gems can now be sling ammunition
    whips have a chance to disarm.
    dying when polymorphed costs one point of constitution.
    new mechanic: afflictions (reflux, nits, sliming).
    new artifacts: Carapace, Magistrator, The Hero.
    new spells: darkness, living wall.
    new punishment: shunning.
    new block: wooden barrels.
    new effect: silence.
    new warp: living walls.
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v5.3
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Major changes since the last public release:

    new branches: Medusa Lair and Black Market.
    new mechanic: event triggers (undead returning from the grave, blobs emerging from noxious pools, bats flying up through holes, pentagram summoning demons).
    new block: statue (imprisoned in stone).
    new feature: pentagram.
    new items: potion of affliction, saddle and leather/chain/plate barding for mounts.
    new artifacts: Illuminare, Prudentia.
    new spell: toxic spray.
    new trap: noxious pool.
    new affliction: poisoned.
    new setting: passive (no attacking) for pacifist runs.
    new setting: individual crafting - allows you to scrap/craft items one-by-one.
    new quick action: re-act (repeat last action).
    high-level pets are more powerful.
    revenants are significantly more dangerous after warping.
    monsters will exclaim (SFX) when antagonised.
    eating replicated items no longer yield any benefits.
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Major changes since the last public release:

    new branch: Elf Kingdom.
    new mechanic: workbench entropy.
    new player race: lizardman.
    new entity group: lizardman (berserker, chieftain, mage, shaman and warrior).
    new mercenaries: undead slayer, ice mage, water mage, earth mage, flame mage.
    new affliction: rabies.
    new service: merchant can be paid to restock their inventory.
    new trick: doors magically lock and a horde is summoned.
    new mod: replace SFX with your own.
    you can now dismiss an ally from your party.
    import/export your adventure files to cloud storage for sharing between devices.
    eating a scroll of magic mapping will now map a random level.
    dropping a water element egg on a fountain will hatch the egg.
    rage now gives immunity to fear.
    all entities now have assigned ability scores and are used when polymorphed.
    reduced SFX volume of taps/clicks by 50%.
    many updated absurd and classic tiles.
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v5.6!

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Hail Adventurers,

The marquee feature for this release is the ability to play with up to six characters. You can enter the dungeon with a wizard and a barbarian, switch between the active character to use the full inventory and character sheets. Please note that having multiple characters does not make the game any easier. In fact, you have more mouths to feed and need to share experience and resources. I've improved the combat AI and your alternate characters will even eat when hungry. I hope you enjoy playing with a party of characters as much as I do.

The second marquee feature (I can totally have two marquees right?) is a brand new tileset called Sonyvanda. This is based on the Nevanda tileset originally made for Nethack. One dedicated artist has spent over nine months extending and enhancing to complete the required 1500+ tiles. This huge effort is remarkable and the new tileset is simply gorgeous.

A couple more notable mentions. The new fairy race is super fun to play. They start with the talent of 'blinking' which is important because they are tiny and can't kick in doors. Lastly, there is a new starting pet: the monkey. It's a pet like the others but it has hands! Just consider the possibilities...

Major changes since the last public release:

    new mode: play with up to six characters.
    new tileset: Sonyvanda, based on the Nevanda tilset.
    new player race: fairy.
    new talents and spells: blinking, phasing.
    new artifacts: Maulfrost, Dire Needle, Voltaic, Chasm Edge.
    new items: throwing axe/hatchet, blowgun.
    new afflictions: crabs, worms.
    new quickslots: specific item, specific spell, switch character.
    command your allies to stay (or follow).
    spellcasters now cast healing/buffs on allies.
    unusual items such as firearms cannot be crafted until they are discovered.
    hall of fame entries can be expanded to see full stats.
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v5.7

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Hail Adventurers,

The major change in this release is the separation of elemental resistances from regular talents. Resistances are now a percentage between 0% and 100%. You can still permanently increase your resistance by eating certain corpses. But instead of gaining perfect resistance, you will gain a random percentage. If you have 50% fire resistance and are hit by a fireball, the damage will be reduced by half. 100% resistance is zero damage.

We have a new dungeon branch called the Infernal Abyss. It can be reached via a rift portal on level 40. Watch your step, this is the domain of many powerful demons.

Consolidating on the previous release, there are more Sonyvanda player tiles and the multi-character AI has been improved.

Android players will also enjoy general performance improvements.

Major changes since the last public release:

    new branch: Infernal Abyss.

    new items: panic boots, winged boots, scroll of air, wand of phase, wand of iceball, gauntlets of phasing, cloak of blinking.

    new spell: shocking sphere.

    new setting: display as dice rolls in the help.

    new master mode: quick load.

    elemental resistances are now percentages (0-100%).

    select your portrait from any of your race in the tileset.

    ally AI improvements.
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