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The Castle of Baramuirge has appeared in the world once more...
The power of the ancient gods are sealed within...
Seek out this power before the demons can claim it...


A long time ago, back in 2002, I made a game that was never completed or released. Fast forward twelve years later, to the RMN event Revive the Dead. Chase For Divinity had been picked up, worked on, and dropped over and over again, but the time has come for it to finally be completed.

Join Vittoria, a mercenary who joins a cast of oddball characters on this zany-but-deadly adventure as they try to find the secrets of the ancient gods and the elusive castle where the demonic clash will begin.

The game offers:
  • A long, meaty, traditional-esce RPG experience

  • Eight different characters to meet and use in battle

  • Examine just about any object to get the characters commentary on it

  • A look at the earliest game I have ever released, with a lot of the rough spots still on display!

  • A lot of my really old art, only slightly polished from its original condition


Click here to see a big blog post about reviving the game and looking at it in hindsight :D

Notes: If you haven't played any RPG Maker 2000 or 2003 games before this, you'll need to install the fonts or the game will look wonky. If you have this problem, go to the Chase for Divinity folder, and inside find a folder called rm2k_fonts. Install the fonts onto your computer and it should fix the font issue.

Secondly, I find that the game (on my computer, at least) has a tendency to lag in the default full-screen mode, however windowed mode seems to work a lot better. To go to windowed mode, press ALT ENTER at any time.

Thanks everyone! ^_^

Latest Blog

Okay, THIS should be the final version

Alright, last Saturday when I updated the upload and said it was the last update, I guess I was lying XD As I finished playing the game, I kept making a bunch of little changes, and now here we are, with one last version. And unless there's any major errors, I think this really will be it for this game!

Introducing Build v104

Changes:

-Slight Tweaks all over. Some enemies didn't give enough EXP, there were typos, a lot of little things.

-Added in five new Rhapsody Seashells, which will increase the odds that people will find enough to open all the doors in the Sealed Castle on Endtimes Island.

-You will now get a reward for getting to the final battle and losing in the Arena on Level 7 gauntlet. That way Level 7's not just a troll level XD;;;

-I tried to make the final dungeon a little more interesting. You can now examine all the objects, but instead of your characters reacting, a mysterious third party will make comments.

Whew! What started as me just replaying my oldest game turned into quite a bit of work, especially that final dungeon stuff. Ah well, I'm glad to have it finished. What a trip down memory lane XD
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Red_Nova
Sir Redd of Novus: He who made Prayer of the Faithless that one time, and that was pretty dang rad! :D
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WHY DID I NOT KNOW THIS EXISTED UNTIL NOW?!

*Slaps that sub button*
unity
You're magical to me.
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Thanks a ton! ^_^ (I would have told you about this page eventually if you didn't notice XD) Also, you'll get to see some of my oldest RPG work here :P
Marrend
Guardian of the Description Thread
21806
I was wondering what was up with this game showing up in the Post History that had posts from you two.

Now I know! And knowing is half the battle! G.I. JOOOOOE!
nhubi
Liberté, égalité, fraternité
11099
Subbed AND playlisted, you better finish this because this...

A long, meaty, traditional-esce RPG experience

...has my interest.
unity
You're magical to me.
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author=nhubi
Subbed AND playlisted, you better finish this because this...

A long, meaty, traditional-esce RPG experience

...has my interest.


Thanks very much for that! :D Even if I don't meet the October 30th deadline (which I will do my best to meet), I'll still get this finished. I've put too much into this to stop now.
Linkis
Don't hate me cause I'm Cute :)
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author=unity
author=nhubi
Subbed AND playlisted, you better finish this because this...

A long, meaty, traditional-esce RPG experience

...has my interest.
Thanks very much for that! :D Even if I don't meet the October 30th deadline (which I will do my best to meet), I'll still get this finished. I've put too much into this to stop now.


HOT DAMN :) another Unity game that is going to be finished for all of us to play.....sssssooooooooo
SUBBED :)
unity
You're magical to me.
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author=Linkis
HOT DAMN :) another Unity game that is going to be finished for all of us to play.....sssssooooooooo
SUBBED :)


Thank you very much! :DDDD

It's an old game, so I hope it'll still be fun! ^_^
oh dear

oh my

but on a serious note, the game's pretty damn fun: Difficulty is well balanced, random encounters are well spaced, the characters are pretty damn funny, and general tone is pretty light-hearted but slightly serious, which is quite refreshing honestly.

Oh and 3 more issues:

1)there's a typo somewhere near the beginning, i forgot to screenshot it but it's somwhere between the part where you're return from the bandit camp and when you leave the first on the duke's(?) mission quest thing. I think...

2)Abomination should be much stronger to indicate he's unbeatable because I msnsged to survive about 15ish turn s against him.

3)the first item shop not only sells a free max recovery item, but also mysteriously changes inventory the second time you talk to him.

unity
You're magical to me.
12540
>.<;; I knew there were errors, but that's a lot! Thank you very much, I'll get to fixing those right away!

If you're curious about the origins of one of those errors, the main character got changed to a guy early on because a guy friend in high school told me "no one would want to play an RPG as a girl." Of course I don't believe that anymore and I wanted to put her back to her original intended gender now that I was reviving the project.

Thanks again and I'm glad you're enjoying the game. ^^
author=unity
>.<;; I knew there were errors, but that's a lot! Thank you very much, I'll get to fixing those right away!

If you're curious about the origins of one of those errors, the main character got changed to a guy early on because a guy friend in high school told me "no one would want to play an RPG as a girl." Of course I don't believe that anymore and I wanted to put her back to her original intended gender now that I was reviving the project.

Thanks again and I'm glad you're enjoying the game. ^^


no problem,glad to help. honestly though the 2nd issue is kinda my fault,since with tougher bosses I always tend to make 2 guys defend/backup, 1 attack, and the other 1 heal the rest of the party.a weird strat, but it works pretty well.

btw, the 2 pictures in my last post are now dumber :p unless you caught my ninja picture edit
unity
You're magical to me.
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author=kalledemos
author=unity
>.<;; I knew there were errors, but that's a lot! Thank you very much, I'll get to fixing those right away!

If you're curious about the origins of one of those errors, the main character got changed to a guy early on because a guy friend in high school told me "no one would want to play an RPG as a girl." Of course I don't believe that anymore and I wanted to put her back to her original intended gender now that I was reviving the project.

Thanks again and I'm glad you're enjoying the game. ^^
no problem,glad to help. honestly though the 2nd issue is kinda my fault,since with tougher bosses I always tend to make 2 guys defend/backup, 1 attack, and the other 1 heal the rest of the party.a weird strat, but it works pretty well.


That's an interesting strategy! Still, like you said, the boss should wipe you out regardless so the player knows its supposed to be a hopeless battle, so I'll fix it :D

author=kalledemos
btw, the 2 pictures in my last post are now dumber :p unless you caught my ninja picture edit


XDXD Fantastic :D
Can you interact with the people on the ship again once it departs from the pointless island the first time? If you can, how do you do it? I ask because *obligatory spoiler warning*
ranes was on the ship, and seemed like a party member, but she didn't actually join us.

unity
You're magical to me.
12540
I'll put the answer here:

You can't interact with the ship again, but you'll get a place to interact with the party soon. Rane is training with the pirates until she's strong enough to join you officially, and the game will let you know when she's available. ^_^
Max McGee
with sorrow down past the fence
9159
bgcghxmbbgj\]

EDIT: In what I think must be an error, there are Life Shards being sold for 0 Gold in the first shop.

EDIT2: Oh my gosh, this battle music is from Silver Surfer isn't it. I can't remember what stage but I played it a billion times. That game was SO FUCKING HARD!!!!
I have missed something in the desert.
Got the Talon and 6 feathers. Thought I needed only four.
Went back to Wilkinson's and nothing happened.
Was I supposed to go somewhere else?
unity
You're magical to me.
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author=dnel57
I have missed something in the desert.
Got the Talon and 6 feathers. Thought I needed only four.
Went back to Wilkinson's and nothing happened.
Was I supposed to go somewhere else?


You need a Meteorite and a Warp Crystal. The Meteorite is in the desert town of Giyonna. You trade those feathers and the talon to Gustave in that town for the Meteorite.

author=Max McGee
bgcghxmbbgj\]

EDIT: In what I think must be an error, there are Life Shards being sold for 0 Gold in the first shop.


Yeah, that's a definite bug. I thought I fixed it in the latest version, but I'll double-check.

author=Max McGee
EDIT2: Oh my gosh, this battle music is from Silver Surfer isn't it. I can't remember what stage but I played it a billion times. That game was SO FUCKING HARD!!!!


Yeah, but the music from that game is SO GOOD. I used several tracks from it :DDD
Maybe it's just me but I hear a static sound all the time and is very unnerving... (in-game of course)
unity
You're magical to me.
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author=Bhaal
Maybe it's just me but I hear a static sound all the time and is very unnerving...

Hmm... it may be the Disharmony Audio Patch I'm using. I've actually had the same thing happen to me while playing other games that use it. I'm not sure how to fix that, but I'll look into it.

Is anyone else having this problem?
author=unity
author=Bhaal
Maybe it's just me but I hear a static sound all the time and is very unnerving...
Hmm... it may be the Disharmony Audio Patch I'm using. I've actually had the same thing happen to me while playing other games that use it. I'm not sure how to fix that, but I'll look into it.

Is anyone else having this problem?
Well, besides it, the game is pretty good :D
Marrend
Guardian of the Description Thread
21806
Congrats for the Retro spotlight!
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