Hankering for a good old collectable card game? Well, Outcast Odyssey might well be the game for you. It's out right now on iOS and Android and features all of the card collecting and deck building you could hope for.
There are over 300 different cards to collect, and each of them can be evolved or fused to increase their power. You'll have to figure out the best combination of these to build an awesome deck.
The truly ultimate decks require you to master a bunch of special abilities though, which can also be combined for greater effect.
Outcast Odyssey has just celebrated its one year anniversary so we reached out to Erik Wahlberg, Live Producer at Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc., to talk about which IAPs he'd recommend to new players, the best strategy for winning every game, and whether or not there are plans to host tournaments in the future.
In which territory has the game performed the best and why?
"Outcast Odyssey recently had its first anniversary, so we already know where our most devoted players come from.
"The United States, the UK, and Russia are among our most successful territories."
Are there any differences between the Android and iOS versions?
"No. Since players can battle and interact across platforms we felt it was important that the game features and experience be as similar as possible."
Which IAPs would you recommend to players?
"If you're just starting out and want to make some meaningful purchases, we suggest buying a few Mercenary and Arsenal Packs. These are quality Pet and Weapon cards and can quickly enhance the power of your deck.
"Our monthly packs (Halloween Pack, Winter Pack, New Year’s Pack, etc.) also have quality cards of all types and are worth buying.
"Also, if you are in need of potions or battle stones, buying a bundle will get you some pretty cool cards in addition to those resources."
Who on the team is best at Outcast Odyssey and what's their strategy?
"Our best player is probably our QA lead. Although we have several hard core players on the development team, no one has played as much as him.
"His strategy is to create and use power decks. He has been known to use combinations like Nightmare (a Soulcalibur hero who adds burn to slash), with various Epic slashing weapons.
"He also uses Dark Spawn (a pet that adds four slash) to do tremendous combinations that can one-shot many opponents!"
Are there any plans to host tournament events where players can compete with each other in person for prizes?
"What a great idea! Not, yet, but we will talk about it."