Factsheet

Game:
Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?!

Developer:
Daylight Studios
Based in Singapore

Release date:
July 10, 2015

Platforms:
Steam (Win/Mac)

Website:
holypotatoesgame.com

Press / Business contact:
press@day-lightstudios.com

Social:
Twitter
Facebook

Releases:
v1.0.0 BETA (May 22, 2015)

v1.0.0 (July 13, 2015)

Description

Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! is a wacky simulation game where you manage your very own weapon shop and expand its business across an incredible potato world.

Use your potato smiths to forge weapons and sell them to questing heroes. You will meet more than 70 potato heroes, forge more than 200 weapons, expand your business into 20 wacky areas, manage 30 zany potato smiths, discover 10 legendary pop culture heroes . . . and even adopt a potato dog!

Inspired by games such as Game Dev Story, Weapon Shop De Omasse and Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale, Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! is designed to provide an exciting new gameplay experience to fans of this emerging game genre.

The game score is composed by the legendary Kimura Masahiko​, who worked on the original score for the Genso Suikoden Series and the Castlevania series.

Features

  • Research and forge hundreds of weapons
  • Manage and train 30 potato smiths
  • Sell weapons to questing heroes and build customer loyalty to learn more about these adorable potato people
  • Encounter random events and weather conditions
  • Explore the potato world for materials, relics and enchantments
  • Customize and enhance workshop equipment
  • Forge unique weapons for legendary pop culture heroes

Videos

Our latest game trailer YouTube


Images

download all screenshots & photos as .zip (8MB)
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What people are saying?

  • "It appears that Daylight Studios has nailed down a winning game formula considering how easy it is to lose hours to Holy Potatoes!"
    - Gerald, Geek Culture
  • "I was originally drawn towards Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! by its name and bright, cartoon art style. But then I found out that you can tell Cloud his Buster Sword is too huge and, well, now I love the idea of this game."
    - Chris Priestman, Siliconera
  • "Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! has a cutesy art style and offbeat premise going for it. That's plenty. I'm am down."
    - Jordan Devore, Destructoid

Press Coverage

  • Indie Game Mag - See a different side of RPGs in Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! .
  • Gamecrate - Indie Update .
  • Blue's News - Crowdfunding roundup .
  • GamersFTW - Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! vies for Steam Greenlight votes .
  • Game Refraction - Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! vies for Steam Greenlight votes.
  • nixtv - Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! – knuffiges Spiel bei Steam Greenlight.
  • Destructoid - Cuuute: A weapon shop game about potatoes .
  • Geekculture - Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! now live on Steam Greenlight .
  • Gamers Hell - Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! joins Steam Greenlight, video unveiled.
  • Haogamers - Of Swords and Spuds: be the blacksmith NPC in Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! .
  • Indius - Actualite - Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! .
  • GameK.vn - Potatoes! A Weapon Shop: Rèn vũ khí cho nhân vật game .
  • HiGame.vn - Hóa thân “bác thợ rèn” trong Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! .
  • IndieGames - Trailer Roundup for March 4, 2015.
  • GameSao - Top game indie Châu Á đáng chơi trong năm 2015 .
  • Anninhhaiphong - Potatoes! A Weapon Shop: Rèn vũ khí cho nhân vật game .

Steam Greenlight
We got greenlit in 7 days! Check out steamcommunity.com.


Contact

Inquiries
press@day-lightstudios.com

Twitter
twitter.com/daylightgames

Facebook
facebook.com/DaylightStudios

Web
day-lightstudios.com


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