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The RPG grinding elements are inspired by Infinity Blade
The devs looked at other RPGs when developing Lords of the Fallen, too, in hopes of trying to make sure the grinding wouldn’t be too… well, grinding. Moonstone (1991), Vagrant Story (2000), and Severance: Blade of Darkness (2001) were all cited, but it also sourced a game that many might not immediately think of when discussing the genre.
"Did you ever wonder why lots of people considered Infinity Blade a breakthrough gameplay experience on mobile devices?" Gop asked. "My guess is, it was the best to date grinding-focused fantasy mobile game."The power moves are inspired by Final Fantasy VII and Deus Ex
Besides being able to dodge, parry, and attack your foes, Lords of the Fallen will also include powerful abilities you can build up over time. Gop referenced several examples of games that have done this in the past, giving some insight into what the strongest abilities in the game will be like. "Then think of games that focus on duel experience, like fighting games. Then add to that what we call the 'smart-bomb' kind of skills that you have to manage, like limit breaks from Final Fantasy VII, action skills from Borderlands, and some powerful abilities from Deus Ex series. That’s the kind of mixture we’re brewing here…"
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SP/MP: Single + MP