Posts Tagged ‘wRPG’

New release: Naroth

Helge Foerster writes in to inform me about Naroth, a 3D, first-person, open world action RPG of the Elder Scrolls stripe that was recently (okay…like, a month ago) released for mobile. The premise: You travel to Naroth, a green plateau located between the kingdoms of Vilden and Jarrad. On your quest for information about your […]

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New release: Balrum

The Balcony Softworks team has just written in to announce the release of Balrum. Previously covered here last January, Balrum is a 2D, isometric, open-world wRPG with farming and survival mechanics. Here’s the new narrative premise: It’s twenty years after your village fled the kingdom and took refuge in Darkwood. You always knew that these […]

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New release: The Age of Decadence

Iron Tower Studio has at long last released The Age of Decadence, one of the most highly (and lengthily!) anticipated indie wRPGs to come down the pike in quite some time. The premise: The Age of Decadence is not a game about killing monsters or exploring mystical lands, but rather, surviving amid the greed and […]

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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: Heroes of Legionwood: Age of Darkness

Dayle Grixti of Dark Gaia Studios writes in to announce the release of Heroes of Legionwood, a jRPG with wRPG elements (or as he describes it, “like someone took the best parts of Final Fantasy and merged them into Baldur’s Gate“). The narrative premise: It has been 100 years since the world ended. Human civilization […]

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New release: Serpent in the Staglands

Word reaches me that Whalenought Studios–the indie studio behind action RPG Isle of Bxnes (covered here)–has just released its newest game, a wRPG by the name of Serpent in the Staglands. The premise: Featuring a chosen party of five, you role-play Necholai, a minor god of a celestial body who descends to the Staglands for […]

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New release: Dead State: Reanimated

Annie Mitsoda of DoubleBear Productions writes in to announce that they’ve just released a special enhanced edition of the zombie apocalypse-themed wRPG Dead State on Steam and GOG. You can check out our first impressions piece on the original Dead State release here. The devs state that the new enhanced edition features smarter AI, a […]

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New release: Avernum 2: Crystal Souls

Word reaches me that Spiderweb Software has released a spiffied-up remake of the classic wRPG Avernum 2, titled Avernum 2: Crystal Souls. The narrative premise: The end has come. Years ago, your people were imprisoned in the underworld, doomed to end their lives in the darkness. Then that was not enough. Your captors have invaded […]

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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: 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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