Archive for the ‘indie RPG news’ Category

Nocked! True Tales of Robin Hood announced

Andrew Schneider writes in to announce Nocked! True Tales of Robin Hood, a text-based RPG for iOS running on Disbound (a mobile implementation of the Twine engine). The premise should be familiar to most: You are Robin of Locksley. Hounded from your home by the Sheriff of Nottingham, take control of your fate in this extravagant […]

Read the rest of this entry »

New release: Krai Mira: Extended Cut

Asia Przybyłowicz writes in to announce that the post-apocalyptic, isometric wRPG Krai Mira: Extended Cut has released on Steam. Krai Mira originally released in July 2016, and this Extended Cut version evidently just came out last month. (What can I say: it’s new to me!) Developers Tall Tech Studio write that Krai Mira takes direct […]

Read the rest of this entry »

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 […]

Read the rest of this entry »

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 […]

Read the rest of this entry »

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, […]

Read the rest of this entry »

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 […]

Read the rest of this entry »

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 […]

Read the rest of this entry »

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 […]

Read the rest of this entry »

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?

Read the rest of this entry »

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 […]

Read the rest of this entry »