Posts Tagged ‘new releases’

New release: A Timely Intervention

Word reaches me that Aldorlea Games has recently released a follow-up to their popular RPG Maker jRPG The Tale of a Common Man (previously covered here). The name? A Timely Intervention. Here’s the narrative premise: “Those who control the present, control the past. And those who control the past control the future.” That’s what they […]

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New release: Star-Box

Michael Flynn writes in to announce Star-Box, which sounds like “Star Fox” but is actually a sandbox RPG set in space (see what they did there?) Star-Box was developed by FlynnFour Games, the developer behind Fortune’s Tavern. The premise: Fly around an infinite universe exploring alien worlds, abandoned cities, overrun space-stations, derelict ships, and parallel […]

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New release: Blacksword Chronicles

Dave Yen writes in to announce Blacksword Chronicles, a free RPG maker mini-jRPG developed and entered into Game Dev Fort’s recent Indie Game Maker Contest by the 3-person Watermark RPG team. Blacksword Chronicles sports the following narrative premise: Within the ruins of a fallen empire, in a room long forgotten by the world, a swordsman […]

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New release: Celestian Tales: Old North

Word has reached me that Ekuator Games has just released Celestian Tales: Old North. Previously covered here, Celestian Tales: Old North is a jRPG with a watercolor visual aesthetic and fraught moral quandaries against a backdrop of impending war. The premise: Embark on an expansive journey of discovery wrought with conflict and moral choices where […]

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New release: Siralim

Word reaches me that there’s a new creature-summoning dungeon delver out, one with the procedurally generated dungeons one might come to expect from a roguelike. That game is Siralim. Created by the decidedly hard-to-spell-or-pronounce Thylacine Studios, Siralim reportedly includes “over 300 different creatures to summon, each with their own unique abilities that drastically change the […]

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New release: Your Story

Joshua Auriemma writes in to announce the release of Your Story, an RPG / interactive fiction hybrid, which he describes as “a Choose Your Own Adventure where choices are modified by randomly generated (but upgradeable) stats. It’s not quite interactive fiction (I don’t think) and not quite an RPG (no inventory, for instance). But I […]

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New release: Antharion

Ari Rae-Silver writes in to announce the release of Antharion, a new isometric wRPG from Florida indie studio Orphic Software. There’s no official narrative summary anywhere, but I can tell you based on the time I’ve spent with it so far that the setup is pretty familiar to anyone who’s played wRPGs: the world is […]

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New release: The Amber Throne

Word reaches me that there’s a new indie jRPG on the scene called The Amber Throne. Created by three-person team The Biggest Missile Ever, The Amber Throne features lovely painted visuals that almost completely disguise its RPG Maker origins. The premise: After awakening from her coffin, Arra recalls little but the last words spoken by her […]

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New release: Legends of Eisenwald

Word has it that Legends of Eisenwald, a strategy RPG in the same general oeuvre as the King’s Bounty series, has now been released into the world. Developed by Belarusian indie studio Aterdux Entertainment, Legends of Eisenwald has you recruit soldiers, collect gold, garrison castles, and go on adventures that involve frequent, small-scale, turn-based fights […]

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New release: Ruin

I have received word of a new jRPG released on June 1 called Ruin. Created by MOCBJ Software in OHRRPGCE, Ruin is apparently based on a 2008 title called The Omega. The premise: An earthquake of cataclysmic proportions annihilates the world and ushers in what many address as “the end of times”. But is it […]

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