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New release: Andoran Skye XD

Chadrick Evans of One Man Army Games, the indie developer working on WarRab: Veteran, writes in to announce that he’s released an older game of his set in the same universe: Andoran Skye XD. The narrative premise: Within each planet, at the very core, legendary entities are harbored. They are youthful, full of power and […]

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Downspiral announced

Word reaches me that Ontario developer Matt Gunter of Hey It’s That Dog is working on a new first-person dungeon crawler by the name of Downspiral. At first glance, Downspiral looks like an exceptionally goofy Dungeon master clone; and indeed, Gunter describes it as “a satirical action-adventure RPG set inside a now defunct dungeon.” Here’s […]

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The Tenth Line announced

Elliot Mahan of Sungazer Software writes in to announce The Tenth Line, an RPG with side-scrolling platforming exploration and turn-based battles. The premise: Guide the princess of Easania and her unusual but reliable companions through a world of magic, beasts, and dragons while avoiding the clutches of a mysterious cult in hot pursuit. Here’s a […]

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Path of Scion announced

German indie devs DigiPig Studio write in to announce Path of Scion, a “dark fantasy” RPG in which you play as a demi-god. The interesting thing about this is, you’re non-corporeal: without any body of your own, you must cultivate (and inhabit the bodies of) various prophets to extend your power and influence. The devs […]

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New release: Slayer Shock

Phew! Sorry for the hiatus, folks–I ended up needing more time to recharge there than I’d planned. Let’s get back into the swing of things! Today, I’m belatedly posting about the release of Slayer Shock. Developed by David Pittman of Minor Key Games (of Eldritch fame), Slayer Shock is a “role-playing shooter” of vampire-hunting thematically […]

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New release: Celsius Heroes Chapter 1: The Call of Esther

Gary Laporte writes in to announce that Parisian indie studio Celsius Online just released the party-based, first-person dungeon delver/Match 3 hybrid for mobile Celsius Heroes Chapter 1: The Call of Esther…back in March. (But hey! It’s new to me.) The premise: Curses, disasters, invasions of monsters: a deadly shadow is disturbing the peace of the […]

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Hellenica announced

Word reaches me that there’s a new tactical RPG in development by Seattle indie dev studio The Dragonloft. Titled Hellenica, it takes place in a sort of steampunk variant of ancient Greece. Here’s the narrative premise: Explore a steam-powered ancient Greece as Artemis’ Arktos, her chosen bear warrior, on a mythological quest of technology and […]

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New release: Queen of Thieves

Celso Riva of Winter Wolves has written in to announce the release of Queen of Thieves, a hybrid dating sim / RPG. You play as three sisters, exploring catacombs, robbing the wealthy, and attempting to shack up with various folks around town (which, let’s be honest, most of us try to do in regular RPGs […]

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Fort Triumph announced

Adam Zeira writes in to let me know about a tactical RPG he’s now working on with 10 fellow indie devs in Tel Aviv, called Fort Triumph. (The development team, rather confusingly, is also called Fort Triumph.) Zeira states that they’re making Fort Triumph (the game) a sort of fantasy X-Com, with procedurally generated battles […]

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New release: Realm of Darkness

Dawn Kiefer writes in to inform me about the release of Realm of Darkness, a party-based wRPG with overhead exploration and turn-based combat that the developer claims is similar to that found in Lords of Xulima. The premise: The game starts out with the main character in his or her house. and the queen of […]

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