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Shieldwall Chronicles: Realm of Madness

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by LESS T_T, Apr 12, 2021.

  1. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    The latest from Wave Light Games, the Canadian developers of cheap mobile-oriented tactical RPGs like Demon's Rise and Strike Team Gladius. As I understand, their previous games are more of collections of tactical battles. This seemed like one too but the description says it now has "open world exploration" and some side quests. Whatever that means, they're only showing combats in the trailer.

    And yeah, it seems visual/UI took many inspirations from D:OS2 and BG3. It looks quite different from mobile-oriented look of the previous games.

    I'd assume it's still more of combat-oriented thing but it seems like they're slowly upping the game with each release.
     
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    Looks cool. I'll keep an eye on this.
     
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  3. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    https://store.steampowered.com/news/app/1597020/view/2995438207827401652

     
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    That combat looks stylish as FUCK!
     
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    https://store.steampowered.com/news/app/1597020/view/4696675601991307219
     
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    This looks great. Kind of scant on details for something releasing so soon, but this is exactly the kind of game that I'd want to see. There are a lot of things that could suck about it, but at least the general idea is good and the art style is reasonably solid.
     
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  7. Pink Eye Monk Patron

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    Yeah. I like it too. Character models look pretty neat.
     
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    Was Shieldwall Chronicles: Swords of the North any good?
     
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    I played it, as well as Demons Rise, because I got them for real cheap on a Steam sale. Decent tactical RPGs.

    You select from a variety of pre-made characters. Each character has a male and female model, and there's a good variety of different ones available: melee fighters, ranged fighters, spellcasters etc. In between encounters you can buy new equipment and level up your characters. The main gameplay consists of tactical battles that are comparable to, say, Expeditions Conquistador in how they feel and play. Unlike most modern tactical RPGs with their nuXCom style 2AP systems, this one has proper action points that can be used for movement, attacks, skills etc.

    It's not great by any means, but it's a solid game worth playing if you like tactical turn based RPG fights.
     
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  10. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Delayed to next year: https://steamcommunity.com/games/1597020/announcements/detail/2975177081640240624

     
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  11. Pink Eye Monk Patron

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    Shame. Ah well. I still have Colony Ship to keep me entertained till then. Hopefully with this delay the game comes out with more polish.
     
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    Would.

    Also, not a shitty scenariofest? Def would, unless their "open world" means a map with a bunch of icons to click and choose preset encounter from, as in certain other "open world" game talked about recently.
     
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