Xem Warriors (Sem warriors) is a role-playing video game released for Microsoft Windows Computers in 2011. This is The first game to be released under Kenn Mullen
The game’s story focuses on Ford, a young boy who’s age is unknown, who goes on a small mission and finds out that there is a peril out there which puts the whole world in danger. On his quest to save the world, he meets some people to help him during his journey.
The development of Xem Warriors began in 2010, during Kenn Mullen’s process of 5 different games. As the game progressed on, Kenn immediately dropped all projects and worked on this game full-time as he saw the potential of this game. The music used in this game was ripped from Final Fantasy 8, as since it was copywrited in both visual and audio, in 2012 the game went for a total makeover showcasing orignal artwork and original songs
Gameplay[edit | edit source]
Xem Warriors is a traditional console role-playing game featuring two-dimensional character sprites and environments. Players view the game from a top-down perspective and move their characters in four directions across various environments including towns and dungeons while interacting with non-player characters and battling enemies to advance the story.
Battle system[edit | edit source]
Xem Warriors uses a turn-based battle system which is a 1 turn each person per round and the first attackers and so forth are counted according to the speed/agility of the individual. One can choose to battle or run, battling, the player can choose to attack using his/her weapon, one can use skills/magic, one can defend or use items. Most of the choices are self explanatory.
Spirits System[edit | edit source]
Later in the game, one will be able to equip a character to a spirit that you have defeated and collected. You can name the spirit after you have defeated the spirit. Equipping the Spirit to your character will allow your characters Stats and skills to increase gradually. A character can junction up to a maximum of 2 spirits.
Plot[edit | edit source]
Setting and characters[edit | edit source]
The game is set in a fantasy world called Raze(Raise~).Though the size of the world and which part of the planet is not stated, the game takes place in several locations in this area made up of a few islands; Tnahair, Gnappar Island, Linkolnawi, Neshia, Kobrashia, Doshya, Jerjack island and sinja-pore. It is inhabited by humans, animals and monsters alike.
The eight playable including the four primary characters are Ford Mustand, the number one protagonist of the story, an amateur swordsman who’s father has reportedly passed away lives with his mother, Saleen Turbo, a cute down to earth girl who just seeks alittle adventure in her life, Galardo Lambo, The sea port defender of Nanchiau Village and a humorous character, Chad Cien, A money faced magic user reader who is afraid of the dark, Shevvy Kamareo, a thief girl and the lover of Benz, Benz Maclaren, A member of the 7 Knights of Neshia and the lover of Shevvy, Dodge Viper, The son of the Mayor and an amateur swordsman who is very bored at home. Nancy Skyline, The daughter of Citroen and a very kiddy attitude, but is secretly a very well built Grappler.
Story[edit | edit source]
The game begins with Ford, a young boy who’s age is unknown, who goes on a small mission and finds out that there is a peril out there which puts the whole world in danger; Xems. They are monsters that crawl out from the underworld that posses a very strong power and an external force is bringing them out to take over the world. As Ford embarks on his journey, he meets his fellow companions that help him fight against the evil that threatens the planet.
Development[edit | edit source]
July – December (2010)
The game was just made as it went along, not much plot or storyline or flow was set in, The game was set as a demo the beginning of the game till they fight Dodge at Sinja-Pore. At first, Dodge was the initial Antagonist of the story, but later on changed because he seemed like a died of character and there for was decided to be be put back into the team later on.
February – May (2011)
Further Development into the storyline and therefore, Finally using a big portion of the map, Characters and enemies has been enhanced to make sure the game is interesting and keeps you on your toes all the time.
July – August (2011)
The game was rushed to its end, just to see what will turn out of it and it’s ending was such a huge success. The First ever version was released on the internet just days into completion… It was stated with a small note saying that there are several bugs still in the game. It’s reception is still pending from all the sources.
November (2011) - December (2013)
The Game went through a major change in artwork and extreme bug testing. The 1 year was taken to make sure the artwork was good and it was well replaced with all the sprites and pictures inside. The only thing that was used in the preset RPG maker was the tiles, the icons and the effects animation. With great reception from the players and critiques worldwide, The game still undergoes series bug issues and artwork replacement and is set to Officially release it on August 2014.
Xem Warriors feature all music done purely by Kenn, ranging from several clasical songs to a majority of original compositions. Kenn composed these songs just as a gimic to classic rpg games but turned out pretty well. The music featured in-game are also from several songs that was for Kenns one-man show (Emcee Wey) and his band (s.i.c.k.).
The songs were done all digitally.