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Slovakian developer Mad Sheep Studios just recently released Urtuk: The Desolation, a stylishly dark, low-fantasy, survival RPG with tactical turn-based battles.

Currently in "First Access" (the form of Early Access), it takes place on a completely destroyed Earth-like planet. Your main goal is to find a cure for the main character, Urtuk, who has a lethal disease. As you travel across a procedurally generated world-map using a node-based travel system like found in FTL you will need to manage your party, gather new equipment, extract "mutators" from fallen enemies and use them to upgrade your own characters.

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Feature Highlight:

  • Survival RPG with focus on combat and world exploration in a dark fantasy world
  • Tactical turn based combat with large maps, and environmental tactical options and carefully throughout class/skill system
  • Procedurally generated survival campaign
  • Upgrade your characters with extracts from fallen enemies
  • Hand-drawn graphical assets, from the world-map to battlefield, along with all characters and map objects
  • For Windows, Mac and Linux

The style honestly looks incredible. Super dark fantasy stuff, with some fantastic details put into the characters. If you love turn-based strategy with RPG party management and survival, this looks like one to check out.

Check it out on to get access now and the official site. The developer has a Steam page up too, where it will arrive early next year.

Hat tip to Tchey.

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TheSHEEEP 28 Oct, 2019
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Mad Sheep, eh?
razing32 28 Oct, 2019
Quoting: TheSHEEEPMad Sheep, eh?

Better take your vaccines :D
TheSHEEEP 28 Oct, 2019
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Quoting: TheSHEEEPMad Sheep, eh?

Better take your vaccines :D
No way! I don't want sheep-autism!
seven 28 Oct, 2019
i want this
Kabouik 3 Nov, 2019
- Haven't been in the mood to play anything in the last 4 months.
- Purchased the game.
- Sunk 4 hours into it in a row when I was supposed to work on a urgent thing.

The combat and progression are really, really nice. There is a "one last fight" aspect to this game, I know it since I just went into 15 "last fights" before going to bed and finally came here to post about Urtuk because I wanted to play this even longer.

Last edited by Kabouik on 3 November 2019 at 2:47 am UTC
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