Factsheet

Developer:
Tanmay Chinchkar
Based in Mumbai, India

Release date:
Q1 2017

Platforms:
PC/Consoles

Website:
projectheera.com

Description

Project Heera is a Tactical PvP Heist game designed for PC and Consoles. Teams of Guardians and Raiders face-off in a closed arena to steal the most number of diamonds. Players can use stealth, tactics and strategic combinations of skills and gadgets to outplay each other. The Guardians have an aggressive arsenal of weapons and traps, whereas the Raiders thrive on gadgets of deception and confusion.

History

Project Heera began as a small prototype made in 3 days for a gamejam. It had square graphics, no sound design and a book was needed to divide the screen to play. It still went on to win the jam and from there, Heera has went through many development cycles, evolving and getting better each time. After almost being disqualified at Dare to be Digital 2013 for reaching a week late due to visa issues, Project Heera bagged a victory at Dare and was nominated for the BAFTA Ones to watch award 2014. The team disbanded later, but Project Heera continues to explore and evolve and shall soon hit early access !

Features

  • A hybrid genre with elements from top down shooters, MOBAs and tactical stealth games
  • Mechanics heavy on risk - reward gamble
  • Contrasting sets of characters ( Aggression vs Stealth )
  • Over 12 gadgets to mix and match with every machine
  • Destructible environments

Videos

Pre Alpha 2015 Oct YouTube

Concept Prototype 2013 YouTube

Developer Interview by Gameplanet 2014 YouTube

Gamejam version showcase at NGDC 2012 YouTube


Images

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logo

Awards & Recognition

  • "Stugan Selection" Sweden, 2015
  • "BAFTA Ones to Watch Nominee" UK, 2014
  • "Indiecade E3 Selection" USA, 2014
  • "Dare to be Digital Winner" Scotland, 2013
  • "NGDC Popular Student Game Of The Year Winner" India, 2013
  • "NGDC BYOG Winner" India, 2012

Selected Articles

  • "Project Heera is unique, exciting and showed depth well beyond that of its simple premise. It was the surprise of the show at E3 2014!"
    - MMO ATTACK, MMO ATTACK
  • "BYOG 2012 winner Project Heera nominated for BAFTA award."
    - MCV India, MCV India
  • "India's Tanmay Chinchkar joins Journey, LBP, Rez developers on documentary project."
    - IVG, IVG
  • "NGDC 2012: Top-down stealth title Heera wins BYOG sprint"
    - MCV India, MCV India

About Tanmay Chinchkar

Tanmay is a game designer from Mumbai interested in multiplayer games, especially eSports.

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PROJECT HEERA Credits

Tanmay Chinchkar
Game Designer, Developer

Legacy Team
Neeraj Shastry, Shashank Dhongde, Shriram Srinivasan, Dhruv Dave

Contact

Inquiries
ctanmay@outlook.com


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