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New release: Serpent in the Staglands

Word reaches me that Whalenought Studios–the indie studio behind action RPG Isle of Bxnes (covered here)–has just released its newest game, a wRPG by the name of Serpent in the Staglands. The premise: Featuring a chosen party of five, you role-play Necholai, a minor god of a celestial body who descends to the Staglands for […]

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New release: Chronicles of a Dark Lord Episode II

Okay! We’re several months late with this one, but we’ll chalk this one up as a “New to Me.” Word reaches me that there’s now finally a follow-up to 2012’s anti-hero-focused jRPG Chronicles of a Dark Lord Episode I. Developed by Kisareth Studios, Chronicles of a Dark Lord: Episode II War of The Abyss is […]

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Cogmind enters paid alpha

Word reaches me that there’s a new roguelike in town: Cogmind. Developed by the Taiwenese one-man studio Grid Sage Games, Cogmind is a sci-fi affair–you play as a robot that can reconfigure itself using parts scavenged from the shattered bodies of its enemies. The premise: Experience sci-fi tactical combat and exploration in a procedural world […]

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Telepath Tactics demo released

Turn-based tactical RPG Telepath Tactics (last covered here) recently (and by “recently,” I mean “a few weeks ago”) released a free demo. The demo contains the first handful of battles and cut scenes in the game, plus a small taste of the local multiplayer mode (you’re limited to the same 5-member army on a small […]

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Space Rogue enters paid alpha

Artur Diodorov of Ukrainian indie developer Red Beat writes in to announce Space Rogue, a sci-fi outer space roguelike in the FTL style that has just entered the paid alpha stage. The premise of this one is pretty simple: You’re in a command of a little spaceship with a crew of few members. Fight, gather […]

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Songbringer announced

Nathaniel Weiss has sent word (or should I say, brought song?) of a new procedural Zelda-alike he and the rest of Wizard Fu Games are developing. In case you haven’t guessed, that would be Songbringer. You may recall me mentioning Songbringer in our last Back to Back; the game got funded to the tune of […]

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OneSamurai: Dusk announced

Andrew Sutton of British indie studio Flaming Eye Games writes in to announce OneSamurai: Dusk, an RPG he’s developing set in feudal Japan. Sutton describes the game as a “tactical RPG,” but you can recruit no more than 3 companions over the course of the game, which pretty clearly indicates that this game does not […]

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Legends of Eisenwald release date announced

Alexander Dergay of Aterdux Entertainment writes in to announce that Legends of Eisenwald will be getting a final release on July 2, 2015. There’s a new trailer to accompany the announcement: Legends of Eisenwald is currently in Early Access on Steam for $19.99. The developers also provide a purchase link to The Humble Store, where […]

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New release: Dead State: Reanimated

Annie Mitsoda of DoubleBear Productions writes in to announce that they’ve just released a special enhanced edition of the zombie apocalypse-themed wRPG Dead State on Steam and GOG. You can check out our first impressions piece on the original Dead State release here. The devs state that the new enhanced edition features smarter AI, a […]

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New release: Chroma Squad

Saulo Camarotti writes in to announce the release of Chroma Squad. Created by Brazilian indies Behold Studios (whom you might recall as the developers behind Knights of Pen and Paper), Chroma Squad is a strategy RPG themed after the goofy 1990s TV show Power Rangers. It’s not merely inspired by the show, however–it’s inspired by […]

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