Indie Game Magazine Interview

Indie Game Magazine

Today (yes, these guys work quickly …), I had an interview with Chris Priestman from Indie Game Magazine. Questions varied from information about Triangle Studios to in-depth information on the gamplay of CotD. It’s the first…

The voice of Pier

Mei in tútsje fan Grutte Pier

The Frisians are proud of their heritage. Several initiatives like Afuk and Praat mar Frysk have taken up the task of maintaining and promoting the Frisian language. When we started prototyping Cross of the Dutchman, we…

Naval battles in CotD

Grutte Pier overlooking the sea

Just this weekend, a topic was created about this very subject. I won’t deny that it gave me a reason to push this item to be written, but it was also something I was looking forward…

Designing the Villages

village asset sheets

Earlier this week, we posted information about our source for visual inspiration, de Tresoor. In this article, we’re expanding that vision, and will show you how we are designing the villages and towns that are featured…

Picture of the week #2

cotd_pow_2

Subjects this week from left to right: Frank, Remco, Jildert and Erik. We’re doing short team meetings every morning to discuss which tasks will be worked on for that day. Although they are meant to be…

References for CotD’s game world

De Tresoor by Rien Poortvliet

We’ve read them all. All the Books, Fan-sites and Wikipedia articles about Pier, the 16th century, weapons and so on. But none of those were able to give us a good picture of what the world…

Introducing the Cast

From left to right: Rintsje, Maarten, Wyerd, Karel and Wybe

“Grutte” Pier Gerlofs Donia The main character in Cross of the Dutchman. The man who decided to take up arms for the Frisian people after a band of Saxon mercenaries burned down his beloved village Kimswerd…

Triangle Studios announces Cross of the Dutchman

Cross of the Dutchman

Leeuwarden, The Netherlands – September 20, 2011 – Dutch independent game developer Triangle Studios is proud to announce their next project: Cross of the Dutchman. Cross of the Dutchman is an action-adventure game based on the…

Ramping up development

Character wrap around

A new week, a new update! A lot has been going on the past few weeks. Not only have we launched this community website, but we also have been preparing for the next stage in the…

Picture of the week #1

Picture of the Week #1

We’re ending the week on a different note, with our first Picture of the week article. This week, our victim is Pascal who was “willing” to pose for us while drawing the art piece for yesterday’s article. Who…