Posts Tagged ‘wRPG’

New release: Gurk III

You may recall me posting about the mobile RPGs Gurk I and II last year; word has reached my ear that a third Gurk title has now been released. Gurk III, by developer Larva Labs, is an RPG with some similarities to the old Ultima titles. Gurk III sports a retro 8-bit visual style (though […]

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Old release: Teudogar and the Alliance with Rome

Teudogar and the Alliance with Rome is an historical RPG in the style of Ultima 6. Created by Wolf Mittag, this game was released way, way back in 2003. This is an old release, folks. The premise is simple: 12 B.C.: By order of Emperor Augustus, Roman legions conquer barbarian Germania. Fight for your tribe’s […]

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New release: Driftmoon

Word has reached my ear that top-down wRPG Driftmoon is finally out! Developers Instant Kingdom describe Driftmoon as “a fully grown, well behaved adventure-rpg with a charming personality.” The premise: The beautiful, enchanted world of Driftmoon trembles in the shadow of a forgotten evil, for the dark King Ixal is again gathering his forces. Hope […]

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Dungeon Lore released on Windows and Mac

Remember how I posted about Dungeon Lore’s release on iPad last week? It is now apparently out on Desura for Windows and Mac as well. You can nab it there for $4.99. (For more info on the game, check out my earlier write-up.)

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New release: Dungeon Lore

Two-man studio 3D Attack announces the release of Dungeon Lore, a turn-based isometric RPG. The devs call it a “tactical RPG,” but you’re only ever in control of a single character, which (in my view) single-handedly disqualifies it from that subgenre designation. There doesn’t seem to be a narrative premise posted anywhere, so let’s have […]

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New release: Nethergate

Okay, this isn’t technically a new release: Nethergate Resurrection came out way back in 2008. However, Jeff Vogel wrote in to inform me that it was just recently released on Steam, and that is as good an excuse to finally post about Nethergate as any! Nethergate Resurrection is a bit of an oddity. It’s a […]

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New release: Inquisitor

Czech game studio Cinemax, s.r.o. (not to be confused with this Cinemax) has just released Inquisitor, a title described in the gaming press as a Baldur’s Gate clone with Diablo-style combat. (You have a party, but only control the main character.) Here is the premise of Inquisitor: The game brings you, a medieval inquisitor, to […]

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New release: Telepath RPG: Servants of God

A new tactical RPG has been released by Sinister Design*, by the name of Telepath RPG: Servants of God. Quoth the game’s page: Telepath RPG: Servants of God is a hybrid western RPG / strategy RPG set in a unique Middle Eastern steampunk fantasy setting. The game features: Tactical turn-based combat where positioning and planning […]

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Game review: Eschalon Book II

Title: Eschalon Book II Developer: Basilisk Games Platforms: Windows, Mac, Linux Price: $24.95 Eschalon Book II is the second game in the Eschalon series by Basilisk Games. Eschalon is an isometric, nonlinear wRPG reminiscent of Fallout and Baldur’s Gate. It does almost everything well, but there are a few areas where the game fails to […]

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New release: Road Gangs

RPGWatch reports that Road Gangs, a real-time RPG set in the post-apocalyptic United States, has just been released. Blackwater Games describes the game here: Road Gangs is a vehicle based RPG set in a post-apocalyptic United States. Your gang must find a number of nuclear scientists hidden in cities all over the country and use […]

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