Get ready, all you fans of any type of fantasy game. A new Medieval Strategy game, Rising Lords, was just announced today. It is headed to PC via Steam sometime next year and looks amazing.
Independent developer Argonwood Studio is the creator behind Rising Lords, which it describes as a medieval turn-based strategy game with card and board game elements. According to the Press Release, you will “Send your serfs to fight and die in your name… or let them prosper, and use them to your advantage!”
In addition to the campaign mode, Rising Lords will feature multiplayer functionality. You have the option of either playing a quick game or play for hours. Rising Lords also includes social elements as well.
- Find the perfect balance – Juggle production, resource gathering, diplomacy and treason, tax and rations – all vital in the success of your provinces
- Strategic battles – Besiege your enemy’s cities to starve them out, go all-out attack, or wait for them to come to you
- Up to 4-player simultaneous multiplayer – no need to wait for each individual player to take their turn
- The psychology of war – Play mind games with your opponents with advanced social interactions
- Subtle variables – Morale, terrain, and fortifications have a huge impact on the battle, and the tide can turn quickly
- Customisation – Tailor your leader’s look and skills, and craft your perfect cities and troops
- Risks and opportunities – React to figures that visit your province. Find ways to take advantage, and work quickly to eliminate threats!
- Take your pick – React to 50 different events and collect unique cards to surprise your enemy!
You can also check out the awesome launch trailer below:
What do you think of their newest title? Will you be checking out Rising Lords?Related to this article
Tarah Bleier is a freelance writer, editor and content creator from Toronto. As a graduate from Centennial College’s Journalism program, she has written for Tribute.ca, and Factinate.com and recently for Geek Enthusiast Magazine. In her free time, she loves gaming, cosplaying, prop making and attending as many conventions and geeky events as she can. Writing has always been a passion of hers and she has been a contributing writer of The Planet Observer for many years before becoming its Assistant Editor last year. Her work can also be seen on The Geekcast Radio Network where she has been a podcast host and writer.