Posts Tagged ‘aterdux entertainment’

Heroes Of Might: Legends Of Eisenwald

By Adam Smith on July 6th, 2015.

I love daft fantasy worlds, with their magical hats, dragons and whatnot. Love ‘em. This year alone, I’ve had a blast picking through the recognisable-but-weird mythology of Pillars of Eternity, and The Witcher 3’s creature feature quests have been a source of delight. Magic and monsters sometimes seem like essential ingredients in the RPG pie. Given a choice though, I’d opt for a straight-up historical RPG every time and I thought Legends of Eisenwald [official site] might be just that. A strategic-RPG set in medieval Germany. It’s not quite what I’d hoped for but Aterdux’s game, which has just left Early Access, is well worth a look.

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We Are The Knight: Legends Of Eisenwald

By Adam Smith on May 18th, 2012.

At its best, King’s Bounty took Heroes of Might and Magic on in its own castle courtyard, stormed the battlements, kicked the po-faced paste out of the venerable old king who sat there wheezing through his life, and then married a zombie and rode off on a spider-steed with the vocal inflections of a country gentleman. Overworld exploration and basic strategic army building, turn-based combat, levelling and loot – it had all those things, but at its best it also had all the bonkers stuff. Legends of Eisenwald aims to be a similar game but takes its theme and atmosphere from a different place, dropping the fantasy cliches of smug elf and bearded dwarf, and aiming instead for a truly gothic late medieval experience.

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