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The Rise of Mooncrest announced

You might remember KnightMayor, the Austin-based indie developer behind the now-deceased title Mooncrest. Since giving up the ghost on that particular project, KnightMayor have thrown their efforts into a new strategy RPG taking place in the same universe by the name of The Rise of Mooncrest. Here’s the premise: The land of Nocturne, peaceful for […]

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New release: Alvora Tactics

Sean Hayden of Rad Codex writes in to announce that his strategy RPG Alvora Tactics (previously covered here) has now been released! The premise remains: Great Serpent Alvora has been tormenting Limroft for centuries, swooping down and devouring wilderness and cities. Now its corpse has been discovered hanging off a remote cliffside – and it’s […]

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World Slayer announced

Daria writes in to inform me that there’s a new 3D jRPG in development by the name of World Slayer. In development by a (primarily Russian) 5-person studio simply calling themselves World Slayer Team, World Slayer takes the unusual tack of making your protagonist the one who’s out to destroy the world: Occasionally some worlds, […]

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Bevontule announced

Andy Fenton of two-person, Ohio-based indie studio Multithreaded Games writes in to announce Bevontule, a 3D jRPG they’ve been developing since May 2015. Here’s the premise: As the troubled continent of Onich spirals further into decay, an ancient foe reappears amidst the chaos, offering salvation.  Join a diverse cast of characters and the outcast among […]

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Sacred Fire announced

Martin Kolesar of four-person indie team Poetic Studio writes in to announce Sacred Fire, which he describes as a psychological RPG about revenge and loyalty. The premise: Sacred Fire is a narrative RPG in which your humanity and emotions impact your fight for survival and inner freedom. Inspired by ancient Caledonia, the story follows a […]

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New Release: Cosmic Star Heroine

Bill Stiernberg of Zeboyd Games writes in to announce the release of Cosmic Star Heroine, a sci-fi jRPG about a galactic secret agent. The premise: Alyssa L’Salle is one of the top secret agents at the Agency of Peace & Intelligence on the Planet Araenu. But when she uncovers a horrible conspiracy, she has to […]

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7-Day Roguelike Challenge 2017 entries posted

The annual 7-Day Roguelike Challenge has once again come to a successful conclusion–word reaches me that the entries have been scored and posted at Temple of the Roguelike. Why not give some of them a try?

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Caves of Qud announced, public alpha released

Brian Bucklew of Freehold Games (the 3-person studio that you may remember as the developer of Sproggiwood) writes in to tell me about Caves of Qud, a strange retrofuturist science fiction/fantasy roguelike. Impressively, Freehold Games have apparently been developing CoQ since 2007. (I mean, 10 years is actually not that enormous a period of time […]

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War of Velana announced

Word reaches me that there’s a new sRPG in development by 6-person indie studio Loreweaver. The name: War of Velana. Developer Justin Mitchell tells me that War of Velana is inspired by Shining Force (which earns the game brownie points right out of the gate, as far as I’m concerned!) Here’s the premise: The Black […]

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New Release: Shadows of Adam

I’m a little late with this one, but better late than never: word reaches me that Shadows of Adam, a jRPG created  by the five-person indie team Something Classic, has now been released! (And by “now,” I of course mean “at the end of February.”) The premise: A specter haunts the small, remote village of […]

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