Posts Tagged ‘new releases’

Old release: Hoplite

Word reaches me of a hex-based mobile strategy roguelike called Hoplite. Created and released by Magma Fortress (a.k.a. Douglas Cowley) in December 2013, with graphics by ShroomArts, Hoplite is described as a turn-based strategy game focusing on tactical movement around small maps. The game features roguelike gameplay elements such as procedural generation and permadeath while […]

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New release: Dungeonmans

Developer Adventurepro Games (the new company of existing dev Jim Shepard) has now released their graphical roguelike Dungeonmans. First announced in the summer of 2013 following a successful Kickstarter run, Dungeonmans features a deliberately silly world with persistent progress between characters. The premise: In an untamed wilderness, where civilization lives in the shadow of fearsome […]

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New release: Fight the Dragon

Word reaches me that there’s a new 3D isometric action RPG in town by the name of Fight the Dragon. Developed by Australian indie devs 3 Sprockets, Fight the Dragon has no single overarching narrative premise to speak of–or at least, none the developers care to provide. Rather, the game relies heavily on community-created content. […]

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New release: Dead State

Christina Ramey writes in to announce the release of Dead State, a turn-based, 3D isometric survival wRPG set in the midst of the zombie apocalypse. The narrative premise: Dead State is…set at the beginning of the zombie apocalypse – a deadly illness is rampaging through the world, turning those infected into the walking dead. As […]

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New release: The Tale of a Common Man

Word reaches me that Aldorlea Games has released a brand new jRPG by the name of The Tale of a Common Man. The premise: Jerrat was a farmer, not a knight or a lord, a common man, what the world considered just one of the ‘little people’. But sometimes the world needs the qualities of […]

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New release: Letter Quest: Grimm’s Journey

I’ve just received word that there’s an RPG / word game hybrid out by the name of Letter Quest: Grimm’s Journey. Developed by two-man indie studio Bacon Bandit Games, Letter Quest has been out for a few months now, but it only just released on Steam, so we’ll count this as a new release. Letter […]

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New release: Heroes of Steel Episode 3: Whispers Over Steel

The tireless Trese Brothers have now released a third episode of their top-down tactical dungeon crawler Heroes of Steel. Prior coverage on the series can be found here; but for those who need to be caught up, the gist is that you play a group of four characters navigating the labyrinthine Underdeep after an apocalyptic […]

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New release: Tales of Aravorn: Seasons of the Wolf

Celso Riva has written in to announce the release of Tales of Aravorn: Seasons of the Wolf, a new jRPG from indie developer Winter Wolves set in the same universe as Loren the Amazon Princess (itself previously covered here). The premise: The twins’ tale starts on a day like many others, when one of the […]

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Old/new release: King of Dragon Pass

This is actually a really old release–King of Dragon Pass was developed and released independently by A Sharp wayyyy back in 1999. Despite its age, A Sharp remains around today, and has released mobile ports of King of Dragon Pass over the past few years: for iOS in 2011, and for Android and Windows phones […]

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New release: Coin Crypt

Word reaches me that indie studio Dumb and Fat (a.k.a. Greg Lobanov / Banov, creator of Dubloon and Phantasmaburbia), in collaboration with an artist and a musician, has a new game out by the name of Coin Crypt. He describes the game as a “roguelite deckbuilding adventure game.” The premise: Chaos ensues when the ruins […]

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