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Sword Coast Legends Mod Support Due In December

A slate of free updates too

Alec, Graham, and John ventured into Sword Coast Legends [official site] with hearts full of adventure and hope, but trudged back out disappointed. They wanted grand co-op D&D adventures, they found unremarkable dungeon-crawling. Well, developers n-Space say they have a few words for folks who were disappointed: "We hear you." Wait, come back, they have more words too. They've detailed plans for a few future updates fixing complaints and bugs and adding new stuff too. That all kicked off with a Halloween-y update on Friday, and leads to mod support in December.

The Halloween update brought spooky bits and pieces for DMs to place, as you might expect, along with a few tweaks. Another update next week will bring 150-ish 'nature' objects and a new outdoor area for DMs to play with, along with opening companion-specific skill trees to players, respeccing, and an item stash. The end of November will bring Drow Elves, a village area and bits for DMs, and more options in the death and party wiping rules. As for the mod support coming some time in December, n-Space say it'll include a tile-based level editor, a dialogue editor, and "adjustable game systems" like the "round timer, loot tables, etc."

They're also planning to release for free Rage of Demons, a tie-in to a new tabletop storyline which was originally announced as paid DLC - and offered as a pre-order bonus. Expect demons and Drizzt Do'Urden.

It doesn't sound like all this will help folks who essentially wanted a different game - I tried to explain to them what Sword Coast Legends actually was, I did - but it sounds like it'll do a fair job of making the game bigger and better.

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Alice has been playing video games since SkiFree and writing about them since 2009, with nine years at RPS. She enjoys immersive sims, roguelikelikes, chunky revolvers, weird little spooky indies, mods, walking simulators, and finding joy in details. Alice lives, swims, and cycles in Scotland.