- Summary: Loot, level and build with fast paced RPG combat and strategic base building! Your goal is to lead a handful of peasants to establish a small haven in the wild backcountry of a fantasy kingdom. Bring a diverse cast of followers to your settlement on the edge of the world and then carefully select members of your village to put down their ploughs, leave their comfortable homes, and take whatever weapon they may have at hand to join you on expeditions of exploration and conquest in the surrounding lands. There you’ll encounter the characters and creatures of myth and folklore, and find much needed resources to expand your village whether it be iron to make weapons or a mystic tome to entice a great mage to join you. Should your forays meet with success, fame, fortune and prosperity await. But you must take care, for even the loss of a lowly farmer can spell disaster when harvest time comes. Can you build a vibrant settlement, lead your people to prosperity, and tame the wild Hinterland? [Tilted Mill]… Expand
A surprisingly complex and entertaining mixture of Diablo and Sim City. Although the presentation is typical for a budget title which contents will keep you for a long time. [Nov 2008]
ThranxB9A tad buggy and the controls leave something to be desired, but a very well done game. This is a fantastic casual game that blends RPG and RTS very well. Think of it along the lines of a small version of The Guild 2 with a little Action RPG thrown in to keep you busy. :) Sad that there's not a widescreen option, but maybe they're patch that in later. Worth the $20.… Expand
It's a great little game where you build up a town, not by placing buildings (which you do somewhat) but rather selecting your villagers from a selection of roles (who then place their buildings).
You have a Leader who you choose from a wide selection, you control him directly, in third person isometric.
You have to manage the food production and then expend your town with smith's, hunters, guards, mages etc etc.
At any time you can take upto 3 of your peons with you into the wilds on expeditions to hunt monsters and secure resources to help grow the town. Everyone in the game has levels, attack, defence and health.
Things like attack speed, and damage are set by weapon type and choice of armour etc, and it all factors in as well.
There are some random events and raiding monsters involved too, and all the map options are configurable to ease people into the game.
The only thing missing for me is multiplayer (of any kind).
Overall, for the price on steam it's a huge bargain, and hopefully we will see more of it in the future.
First game in a while I've thought was worth recommending to friends, and not only does it do everything it says it does, it has character.
Different play throughs can turn out totally different and using the different classes adds a massive spin on the outcome of some situations.
Very High 8. Only thing lacking for me is the ability to place points for guards to watch. (and multiplayer)… Expand
probobly the single worst game i have ever played; this game was released in 2008 yet it plays like a game that came out in 1998; not in a nostalgic or good way mind you; the resolution is horrible, the game itself is buggy; the combat is terrible; the AI non-exsistant;
it trys to add a base building side to the game but fails at that too.
honestly this game has no redeeming qualities… Expand