Pier Solar HD - epic 16bit J/RPG for xbox/pc/dreamcast/mac/linux

Pier Solar HD is a huge 16bit RPG though the developers call it an RPG it looks very much like a jrpg, the type of rpg games you'd being play on a SNES/SEGA (Chrono Trigger) for example and sure enough, the developer states. After 2 years, 3 prints, and 8 versions of Pier Solar for the SEGA Mega Drive & SEGA Genesis - we are pleased to announce we have been hard at work on releasing Pier Solar in HD for Xbox 360, PC, Mac, Linux & SEGA Dreamcast.  Pier Solar is a brand new HD remaster/remake and the only way this will be released is if you visit the kickstarter page and pledge to hit the $139,000 goal

 The story goes that you are a young botanist called Hoston who is on a quest to save his father from a mysterious illness. With his two friends Alina and Edessot he embarks on a quest to find the cure but all is not as it seams. They start unravel his father's past and the mystery of Pier Solar and the Great Architects. Here's a snippet quote from the developers to pull you into this kickstarter

  • The Biggest 16-bit RPG Ever! We released Pier Solar on a custom 64MEG cartridge (the average SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis game size is 12MEG), making it the biggest 16-bit RPG ever! This allowed us to push the 16-bit medium to a precedent setting level, with state-of-the-art aesthetics and things like full-screen cutscenes, background scaling and 3D modes.

  • A 100% Original RPG! Pier Solar was developed from the ground up. An original world, storyline, soundtrack, characters, enemies, and battle style. No ports, translations or copying from any other game - it's all fresh! The first original 16-bit RPG to do this in over a decade!

  • A Massive World to Explore! Pier Solar has 50+ hours of gameplay, over 300 locations, nearly 500 unique treasure chests, and over 800 NPCs!

  • Epic Battle Tactics! We developed an innovative battle system that puts you in control of up to five characters and includes in-depth strategic moves such as counter-attacks and a special strategy called Gather, which stores energy to unleash even more powerful moves and spells!

  • Translated in 5 Languages! Pier Solar is translated in 5 languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and German.

  • An Original Soundtrack! A beautiful soundtrack written just for Pier Solar that embodies everything great about a classic retro soundtrack!

  • There Are Surprises! We also packed-in many other surprises and secrets like hidden areas and mini-games!
I must admit it does look very nice and they've completely revamped the game from the original release as the developer states. * The sharp blend of each art style unites to provide an enchanting, aesthetic atmosphere never before seen. Sure, other developers have made "modernized" retro, pixel based games - but as far as we know, never before has a game been developed entirely with a mixture of both art styles, from beginning to end. This is one of the most exciting aspects of Pier Solar HD and we think it is going to send every player straight to retro heaven *.

What are you waiting for?, the price of $15 or more gets you either the xbox 360, PC, Mac or Linux edition, $49 for the Dreamcast. Oh and if  you want to see what the original looks like
see below

Go my minions, pledge thy money for this rpg of greatness!

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