Although enjoyable and understandably early in development, I feel there are a few balance issues that are stunting the game's growth.
1. Bosses. Possibly thanks to the recent change, bosses have turned into more of a raid boss, one shotting the player as soon as they enter the boss arena. I’m not saying to make them easier, but having to farm and grind for a few days just to best my current boss, only to be halted 3 floors later by the exact same thing? Makes me want to not bother a bit.
2. Runes. I feel runes are well implemented except when it comes to forging. After using up all my spare runes just to level up another a single time I learned I needed DOUBLE the previous amount just to get to level 2. All for a 5% increase.....it’s just a bit unfair I feel. Maybe making them forge in a similar amount to equipment but only allowing runes to forge other runes would work?
3. Dungeon. I barely use the dungeon because it just can’t be finished unless on ‘boss’. It may be because I’ve only been playing for a week or so, but I’ve never once had less than 20 mobs left to kill when the time runs out, no matter my build or dungeon setup. All this for a single piece of equipment I could have got by just turning my phone off for a few hours. This needs a serious rework.
4. Money. The amount of money earned offline, and especially online as well, is a little too low. There is almost no money gained by being online and gives almost no reason to actually open the app for more than 2 minutes at a time. Also, after leaving for a few hours and returning to collect my rewards, only having enough coins to buy maybe 1 or 2 sets or forging, let alone the steep price of 500 for anything in the shop. It just feels as if the money income is a little low. Not by a lot, maybe 20%-30%?
These are the only real issues I found with the game, other than that it’s excellent. The game flows well, the enemy design is unique interesting, the general game balance is pretty good for an early access game. All-in-all, I think this game could really go far with enough effort from you guys. Keep up the fantastic work!