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New release: Wind Child Black

Word reaches me that there’s a new RPG Maker jRPG on the scene. It’s called Wind Child Black, and it appears to be something of a collaboration between Warfare Studios (the prolific developer behind Jade’s Journey, Opaline and Vengeance Road) and Amaranth Games (the even more prolific developer behind Ahriman’s Prophecy and the Aveyond series). The […]

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Back to back: indie RPGs to fund

Back to Back is back once more, as we take a lil’ peek at how the world of indie RPG crowdfunding is getting on. Of the games we looked at last time, InSomnia, Midora and TimeSpinner were successful; FranknJohn and The Legend of Sonia fell short. So what’s new?

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New release: Unrest

Pyrodactyl Games has now released Unrest, a sort of wRPG-ish chat-em-up set in a fantastical variant of an ancient Indian city. The premise: Set in a fantasy interpretation of ancient India, Unrest is an adventure RPG focused on story and choices. Play as five ordinary people who are struggling to get by in the in […]

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New release: The Wizard

As was foretold by the great sage Yourstruly, turn-based dungeon crawler The Wizard has now been released by developer Hypnotic Owl! The premise: You are the most handsome wizard of the academy. Except your face just got stolen. Can you make it through monster-filled mazes to catch the mysterious thief? Learn arcane gestures to cast […]

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New release: Halfway

Folks: Halfway has now gone all the way–which is to say, the 2D tactical RPG is now out! Halfway is set several hundred years in the future, and has a decidedly Alien / System Shock 2 thing going on: In Halfway you take control of a small team of survivors faced with a violent invasion […]

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New release: Dragon’s Dungeon

Word reaches me that there’s a new Android roguelike out by the name of Dragon’s Dungeon. Created by Russian developer LunarPixel, Dragon’s Dungeon is distinguishable from most graphical roguelikes by the inclusion of an optional “easy mode,” which permits a slain character to respawn with all of his / her loot. The game also includes […]

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Legena: Union Tides announced

Jeremy Beare of Grandpa Pixel writes in to announce Legena: Union Tides, an SNES-style jRPG he’s developing. The narrative premise: “It is a time of discord, and the creatures of the sea have decided to organize against the oppression of their employer, Poseidon–to form a sort of…Union Tide.” …ahhhhh, just kidding! Here is the actual […]

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Halfway release date announced

Developer Robotality, the team behind upcoming sci-fi sRPG Halfway (last covered here), have announced that they will be releasing the game on July 22, 2014. That puts them exactly one day ahead of the other two releases I’ve posted about here recently. I don’t know why the middle of next week is so darn popular, […]

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Empyrios: Prophecy of Flame announced

Joe Woynillowicz of Toronto-based indie developer Creoterra writes in to announce a new strategy RPG in development–the name, Empyrios: Prophecy of Flame. The narrative premise: Discord reigns far and wide throughout the lands of Borealis. Ancient alliances have crumbled, while new pacts have been forged. Clans are locked in a battle for power and supremacy […]

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Lords of Xulima hits paid beta, taking pre-orders

Word reaches me that upcoming wRPG Lords of Xulima , previously covered here, has hit beta. Specifically, Spanish developers Numantian Games have made the beta version available with pre-order of the game–however, at $45, it’s a bit on the pricey side. Windows only for now.

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