The Story and Communication Behind TideTurn

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Hello! I’m doing things a little differently this time around since I’m the next subject of the Stanion Studios behind-the-scenes spotlight. I mean, I could just interview myself but that might be a little strange… What’s your name?  Olivia Richman.  What’s your job on the TideTurn team?  I’m the Marketing Copyeditor. Basically, I do anything…

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Who Will Defend Your Heart This Valentine’s Day? // Quiz

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It’s that time of year where people get mad at card companies for making some quick cash and express their disdain for going on dates all over their social media page. Ah, Valentine’s Day. Is there anything more romantic than quickly grabbing a bouquet of flowers from the grocery store before rushing back home with…

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Secret Societies and Waging War // TideTurn Lore 101

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If you’ve been following us while waiting for the drop of TideTurn, you’ve probably been trying to piece together the defender reveals and comics to figure out what the story behind the game’s conflict truly is.  And you’re probably left with a lot of questions. Like who is D.R.I.? Where did those adorable baby sea…

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The Animation and Movement Behind TideTurn

When you see a defender submerge underwater, leap from building to building, or even just do a taunt, that’s all the work of animators.  Stanion Studio’s Lead Animator Mahdi Darvishani has been making defenders come to life with these in-game animations, from subtle in-place poses to the actions they take when activating their ability. Each…

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The Lore and Defenders Behind TideTurn

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The first thing people see when they play a game is the characters, the map. But good games go beyond that initial impression.  At TideTurn we didn’t just want to create cool defenders — we wanted to bring them to life with vibrant, extensive backstories that fill players with curiosity and make it even harder…

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TideTurn Defender Reveal // Athidena and Henry

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Hello, defenders! It’s another Saturday, meaning more defenders have been revealed. We’re showing you one Atlantian and one Human defender each week as we count down our official founders’ launch, giving you a better taste of what gameplay techniques and lore lie ahead.  There best way to introduce you to these defenders is by letting…

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The Characters Behind TideTurn

TideTurn wouldn’t be complete without the Defenders. After Humans decimated the oceans with nuclear testing, mining, overfishing, and horrific pollution, Atlantians could no longer remain silent. Having transformed into water beings many ages ago, they are now returning to land en masse, attacking coastal cities in an attempt to take back the earth and restore…

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