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Moon Hunters announced

Five-person Montreal studio Kitfox Games is working on an action RPG with local co-op support for up to 4 players. The name? Well, it’s right up there in the title: Moon Hunters. The premise: On one fateful summer evening, the Moon, source of all magic and spiritual power, does not rise. Your course is clear. […]

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Elysis demo released

Word has it that indie Zelda-alike Elysis (previously known as “Spooky Quest”) has an updated demo. As you may recall, Elysis is a Zelda-alike with lots of dungeons, highly frenetic combat, and a combinatorial weapons system that lets you modify your armaments. The new Elysis demo reportedly features: 2.7 dungeons with puzzles and treasures. 2 […]

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Jotun announced

Will Dube writes in to announce Jotun, a Norse mythological Zelda-alike in development by Montreal indie studio Thunder Lotus Games. The premise: In Jotun, you play Thora, a Norse warrior who has died an inglorious death and must face the challenges of Viking purgatory to prove herself to the Gods and enter Valhalla. Simple enough. […]

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Dex hits paid beta, on Early Access

You may recall our past coverage of side-scrolling cyberpunk action RPG Dex. Well, developer Dreadlocks Ltd. has written in to announce that Dex is now available as part of Steam Early Access; you can purchase access to the game for $15.99 right here. There’s even a new early access trailer for the game, in case you want […]

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Caravaneer 2 gets free open beta

Word reaches me that Carvaneer 2, an open-world party-based post-apocalyptic wRPG with some really detailed economic simulation (announced here in late 2012) has hit open beta. For those who’ve been following this site for a while, you may recall that the original Caravaneer was my second-ever review. I still think very fondly of that game, […]

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Swords of Anima announced

It has been brought to my attention that there is a new 3D indie strategy RPG in development for mobile devices by indie devs 4Hands Games. The game: Swords of Anima. The official narrative summary for Swords of Anima could do with a little editing from a native English-speaker, but I think it gets the point […]

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New release: Deja Vu Chronicles

Billed as “an epic adventure in reverse,” Deja Vu Chronicles is a short jRPG (approximately one hour in length), created in RPG Maker by a small team under the name “NebelSoft.” The narrative premise: The four adventurous heroines Miruka, Hanako, Edelweiss and Aquamarin came a long way. They fought their way up to lv 99 […]

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Elysian Shadows announced

Composer Connor Linning writes in to announce Elysian Shadows, an action RPG being developed by a group calling themselves simply “Team ES.” The premise: Elysian Shadows takes place in a world caught in constant conflict between magic and technology. The gift of magic is bestowed upon loyal followers of The Creator, while the nonreligious sects […]

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That Which Sleeps announced

Joseph Vivolo of Boston indie studio King Dinosaur Games has written in to announce the development of That Which Sleeps, a turn-based fantasy strategy game in which you play an ancient evil plotting to take over the world. The premise: [T]he player takes on the role of an awakened evil from the world’s past and […]

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Back to Back: Indie RPGs to fund

It has been less than a week since our last Back to Back, but so many new campaigns started right after that last post that I feel I would be remiss not to update you all! Every game that was in the last edition is still seeking funding except for Legena, which sadly fell short […]

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