Happy New Year from Firefly Studios! While we have plenty of Stronghold Next and Stronghold Kingdoms content on the way we wanted to kick start 2018 with a glimpse at our immediate plans for our Early Access tactical dungeon crawler MetaMorph: Dungeon Creatures. This video gives you a glimpse at our first MetaMorph content update due for release this month, while also hinting at things to come… Continue reading
Meet with Firefly and play MetaMorph at the PC Gamer Weekender! That’s right: Nick and co. will be taking the latest version of MetaMorph, his top secret knowledge of all current Firefly Studios projects and cool freebies on the road for YOU.
Visit our booth on Feb 17 or Feb 18 in London if you want to:
- Be the first to try the latest version of MetaMorph: Dungeon Creatures
- Give us your feedback and shape development of the game!
- Find out what’s to come in the run up to release when the game leaves Early Access
- Subtly ask us about certain other games coming out NEXT
- Meet the devs behind your favourite strategy games
- Take home cool Firefly freebies!
What are you waiting for? Get your ticket here and give us a shout!
Our brand new tactical action game MetaMorph: Dungeon Creatures released yesterday on Steam Early Access! To celebrate we handpicked six daring devs and put them up against three of the most intense levels in all the game. Watch on in horror as Paul, Ben, Kieron, Nikolay, Nick and Tom do their best to conquer three unique dungeons of varying difficulty. There’s crushing failure, near misses and even some showboating as our developers attempt to keep death at bay and escape each lair unscathed.
It gives us great pleasure to finally release our tactical dungeon crawler onto Steam Early Access! MetaMorph: Dungeon Creatures is our third original IP as a studio and first ever game to break into the realm of action-strategy. To survive you must strategically morph between characters, counter enemy types and plan your attack as you advance deeper into the dungeon…
- Transform Your Fate – Morph between the lightning fast Rabbit, brutish Ice Ogre and spectral Fire Nymph as you deal with unique enemy types and attack patterns.
- Trap Your Enemies – Turn the dungeon against unsuspecting foes by leading them into the paths of vicious saw blades, incendiary powder bombs and colossal Skeleton Snakes.
- Power Up – Acquire and level up unique powers for each hero, morphing at just the right time to chain together effective combos and elements.
- Reclaim the Dungeon – Drive back the undead hordes and demonic forces that now claim the dungeon by rescuing the (mostly) innocent Goblins and clearing each floor.
Ever wondered what it feels like to be crushed by a surprisingly mobile 1000 pound ice ogre? Set alight by an elemental fire nymph who is literally on fire at all times? Sliced and diced by a dual-wielding, lightning fast armoured Rabbit? How about cleaved in two by an impressively oversized saw blade, flattened by a boulder straight out of Raiders, eaten by a giant skeletal snake or blown to smithereens by the explosive force of gunpowder?
We attempt to answer these questions and much, much more in our latest MetaMorph: Dungeon Creatures video! Watch in terror (or excitement) as the not at all innocent denizens of the dungeon are crushed, incinerated and blown apart for your viewing pleasure. Feast your eyes on new gameplay from the latest build as we draw ever-closer to launch on Steam Early Access!
This week we bring you our very first behind the scenes look at MetaMorph: Dungeon Creatures in the run up to release on Steam Early Access! MetaMorph is our upcoming tactical dungeon crawler in which you must best hordes of demonic enemies and brutal traps as you descend deeper into the dungeon and world of MetaMorph. Designed to test your moment-to-moment strategising and tactical thinking just as much as your ability to hack and slash life’s problems away, MetaMorph is a completely new project for us but one we’re very excited about getting in your hands. In our Quick Look video Fireflies Jack and Aaron demo a fun selection of the game’s earlier levels, filled an abundance of deadly bombs, saws, brutes and ugly goblins.
Now that Stronghold 2: Steam Edition is available, Stronghold Kingdoms has arrived on mobile and MetaMorph: Dungeon Creatures is rapidly approaching release we thought this would be a great time to update everyone on the state of play. Watch as our very own Lead Designer Simon Bradbury and coders Matt and Jack update you on all things Firefly with a snapshot on production for each title currently in development. In the video above our three developers provide a quick update on each title including new gameplay, timelines and nuggets of information. As we look forward to the release of MetaMorph: Dungeon Creatures on Steam Early Access and prep for full production and the reveal of Stronghold Next in 2018 this new video is designed to let you know exactly where we’re at.
The final form in our trio of transformations available at launch, the Fire Nymph uses ranged attacks and her unique elemental type to dispatch the dungeon’s countless traps and minions! The Nymph is a ranged attacker with the ability to auto-target and incinerate enemies from a distance, assuming she’s not backed into a corner! Her unique elemental type also gives the Nymph invulnerability against fiery traps and a boost against ice type enemies. Just beware the dungeons more poisonous monstrosities, as a spirit of nature the Nymph is weak against their corrupting spells and attacks.
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In our latest MetaMorph: Dungeon Creatures video we give you five reasons to wishlist our upcoming tactical action game! Coming soon to Early Access MetaMorph not only shares DNA with everyone’s favourite castle sim, it’s also a unique twist on the gameplay formula set out in classic dungeon crawlers. Talking through what we’re most proud of and parts of the game players enjoyed hands-on at EGX Rezzed and BitSummit earlier this year, we list five reasons MetaMorph: Dungeon Creatures should be on your Steam radar for 2017 and beyond!
We are preparing for the Early Access release of our new character switching, class based dungeon crawler with the release of a new hero trailer! ‘The Ogre’ as he is simply known is the first spirit form players will acquire in-game and as a tank provides new strategic options. An ancient force of nature returned to life for the battle against Death’s armies, the Ogre makes up for his slow speed with the ability to control and absorb damage from large mobs. Check out the new gameplay footage, let us know what you think in the comments and don’t forget to wishlist MetaMorph: Dungeon Creatures on Steam! Continue reading →