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King of Dragon Pass sequel Six Ages raids PC in 2019

Six Ages: Ride Like The Wind

Six Ages: Ride Like the Wind is another of those games I’ve been excited for since the moment it was announced. Long-awaited successor to ’90s cult favourite King of Dragon Pass, it’s a blend of tribal management and roleplaying presented primarily as as Choose Your Own Adventure. Today, Six Ages gets its first non-teaser trailer, along with a release window announcement – we’ll be raiding clans and taking cows again in 2019, although iOS folks will have the game in just a few weeks.

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Six Ages looks every bit the King Of Dragon Pass successor in this teaser

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King Of Dragon Pass is one of that games that speaks to me like no other. It is all of my favourite things blended together. It is a generator of sagas. It’s part tribal management game, part Choose Your Own Adventure romp, and it was doing a lot of what Crusader Kings 2 has become known for way back in 1999. I’m beyond excited, then, about the announcement of a spiritual successor from the some of the first game’s creators: Six Ages. Check out the teaser trailer below.

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Return Of The King Of Dragon Pass: Six Ages

We recently published our first ever article about King of Dragon Pass, a feature in praise of the cult favourite tribal management game. If you haven’t read it, you should and if you haven’t played the game, you should probably do that as well. Originally released in 1999, it’s one of the strongest examples of emergent storytelling built around a strategic framework. Now, fifteen years later, members of the original team are getting back together to make a spiritual successor, which makes me think we should start writing about more games that deserve a sequel to see if we can control the fates again.

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