Apex Predators (WIP) (Patreon and Tumblr Giveaway on #631!)

I like the art work

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Holy cow this is good, haven’t had a good vampire game since Bloodlines. Can’t wait to show those dumb humans I’m still alive and that my vamp holds grudges :smiling_imp:.

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I just wish to comment that I am quite impressed with the demo. While I may no agree with your take on vampirism, it does create a character that can be special without being over-powered, allowing for real tension. Little bits like having a real name that never changes, as well as a title and other little details helps your character to stand out and gives little hooks to your characters.

Overall, I think this will be a winner if its promise is executed well and the writing maintains its high quality. I WILL support this when it becomes available.

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Thank you so much for your lovely comment! :smiley:

gasp Thank you! One of us, one of us!

Thank you! I went crazy with the power to make a gif for the first time, haha!

Thank you so much! (Still haven’t played Bloodlines (is that the same as Vampire the Masquerade?) but I’ll take it as a great compliment!) I love seeing how differently people play their vampire MCs, lol!

Thank you, that’s a very kind comment and I’m honored!

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Yes, rinari, Bloodlines = Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines = VtM:B.

Vampire the Masquerade is the Pen & Paper RPG that VtM:B is based on.

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Ahhhh I need more of this! I’m interested in what will happen with Alissa – possible RO in the future? (if she ever manages to fly across the Atlantic haha)

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Ah, thank you for this clarification! I didn’t know there was also a pen and paper version so this explains a lot! :laughing:

Thank you! And I think I’m planning for Alessa or Richard to show up in a sequel, but whether or not they’d be an RO is an interesting question! Richard is gay so he’d be the only gender-locked RO if that were to happen, haha, but I think I’d like them to stay MC’s close friend in any case. (Sorry if this is word-vomit, I’m just thinking aloud, haha.) Thank you for reading!

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Okay, but now I’m all excited Sequel! Eeee!

Witness the MC giggling like a hyena as Richard is clued in on what his buddy is, and remembers where the two of them met.

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In the meantime my mc (Goethe) is still stuck on a wall while the survivors are running outside.

Goethe: It’s going to be a long night.

Also, speaking of which- it would be cool if we could choose if our mcs could wear masks in-story!

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Richard: (thinking of all the times MC refused to brush their teeth around him or smile when taking a photo)

Okay but Goethe is the most metal name I’ve ever heard for a vampire. I’m jealous!

Do you mean like gas masks or superhero masks? :slight_smile:

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Superhero masks, it’s only fitting since your mc is a vampire in an apocalypse setting… But if not, gas masks will suit just fine

MC name: Goethe Irwa, AKA “Azazel the Shadow” in this continuity.

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Well, a admittedly short demo that holds great promise. For in what I read I can say that I am…interested in a story with vampires in the zambie apocalypse for ever since watching the last episode of Deadliest Warrior of Vampires vs Zambies I’ve always wondered when someone was going to make a vampire in a zambies apocalypse…so I hope to see more of this since we all know, a Greek Vampire is the Worst, though sadly we can’t have a vampire in the early AD periods lol

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Popping in to say I love what you have so far. Normally larger casts tend to confuse me, but you’ve made everyone so real and lifelike I have no trouble remembering who everyone is. My vampire is very fond of all their new human pets.

The only criticism I have is I have no idea what you’re describing in this passage:

Nick answers tersely, holding his gun in that classic cop carry—his wrist resting on his opposite wrist.

Guess 1?

But with more wrist-on-wrist action

Guess 2?

Minus the flashlight

Guess 3?

Those all seem like really awkward ways to hold your firearm when facing down zombie hordes, so I’m thinking that’s not what you had in mind?

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Ah, thank you so much for the kind comments! And yeah, I was picturing this:
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But I just asked my friend and he said that’s just how he sometimes carries his gun out of habit, but it’s not actually what cops typically do… so I’ll fix that sometime! Thanks for the catch haha!

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Thank you everyone for 500 likes!

I’m very honored that people enjoy this little side project. :slight_smile: One day I’ll do a mini-game where you play as a zombie in celebration!

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Hi everyone, I’ve launched a Patreon!

If you’d like to see more from this project or enable me to have the time to work on it more consistently, please consider supporting! I’m doing a month-long giveaway where one lucky Patron (and one Tumblr user who shares this post) will win the opportunity to name and build a character into either Apex Predators or Shepherds of Haven!

Thank you for supporting and have a wonderful day!

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I think worst thing to be in zombie crap thing go on is fight people you now I yes zombie are bad but people well we don’t no

Well the point behind a lot zombie fiction is that “people are the REAL monsters!” So it makes sense. Not sure how our favorite vampire-shaped wrench is going to change that though. They might just end up snacks for biting off more than they can chew. :thinking:

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When your literal monsters are basically just humans with a disease that gives them severe brain damage to the point where they can’t use basic tools, and said disease is spread through something as exceptionally inefficient as biting it makes sense to make humans the “real” monsters. :stuck_out_tongue:

That’s not a criticism of this game of course.

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thank you for allowing me to play as an absolute idiot…a truly dumb vampire…

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