Posts Tagged ‘Stygian Software’

Watch some pirate base infiltration from Underrail’s upcoming expansion

Underrail: Expedition

Post-apocalyptic RPG Underrail‘s [official site] big expansion, called Expedition, is not quite ready yet, but it’s getting there. It was due to come out in the first half of this year but ended up delayed. Developers Stygian Software said in an update this week that they are still “working hard on getting all the content for the expansion done” and, to prove it, offer a new gameplay video featuring 9 minutes of action.

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Why I fell out with Fallout-inspired indie RPG Underrail

Underrail [official site] is a game that wants to be Fallout. That’s okay! That’s a legendary game for several reasons, and some are even good. There’s definitely room for an RPG to be to Fallout what Xenonauts is to UFO: neither remake nor clone, but a new game that does all the same stuff we’ve missed, only without an interface from the Stupid Age.

Underrail, however, is not that game. It’s a bold attempt, but ultimately one that misses too many marks, and copies too many notes from the Bumper Book Of Frustrating RPG Design We Still Have To Put Up With For Some Reason.

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Underrail: Expedition Expanding Post-Apocalyptic RPG

Post-apocalyptic isometric RPG Underrail [official site] will leave its sprawling metroworld to visit an underground sea in its first expansion next year, developers Stygian Software announced today. Underrail: Expedition is off to the Black Sea, a huge subterranean sea filled with pirates, strange wildlife, ancient ruins, and all the usual expansion merriment. I’ve heard good things about Underrail so heck, I’m glad for the reminder to check it out. Read the rest of this entry »

Post-Apocalyptic Isometric RPGing: UnderRail Released

I understand we’ll have something to say about the post-apocalyptic subterranean trainworld of UnderRail [official site] after our Christmas break but, 2016 is THE FUTURE or something, for now I’ll settle for quickly telling you it’s out. It’s out! Christmas seems a good time to escape your family by diving into a strange civilisation surviving in subway tunnels and stations (and I do mean your family) with turn-based isometric RPG action, so I wanted to tell you. I’m telling you now, okay: it’s out.

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