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Here's another new game for you to keep an eye on, it's called Tactics V: Obsidian Brigade and it's arriving with Linux support on August 15th.

In development by From Nothing Game Studios (previously made GravBlocks), it's inspired by the likes of Final Fantasy Tactics and other console tactical RPGs from the 1990s.

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Tactics V: "Obsidian Brigade" is a retro-style tactical turn-based video game in homage to console tactical RPGs from the 1990s. Its set in an in-house fantasy setting with it's own lore and magic, It also uses techniques to convert to a 2D isometric look from 3D assets.

The dream behind this game goes with the roman numeral five in its name, which was originally the code name differentiating it from four other tactical game systems the programmer, Paul Metcalf, had made.

Features include:

  • Robust combat system (with many mechanics: facing, targeting styles, actions, delayed actions, reactions)
  • World map navigation.
  • >50 hand crafted levels
  • >80 scripted scenes/battles
  • ~12-18 hours of story
  • ~3 hours of optional story
  • 3 ½ tiers of gear/weaponry
  • 13 unique unlockable classes
  • >50 skills (proficiencies, abilities, power casting unlockable)
  • >140 powers (Elemental magic, close range, Archery, Imbue poisons, etc.)

You can find it on Steam.

Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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Patola 10 July 2019 at 10:42 am UTC
What a unique visual style! And it is 3D? This is NOT pure retro. Wishlisted.
Maath 10 July 2019 at 1:40 pm UTC
This reminds me of Power Monger. Though that one was armies instead of individuals, but the outdoors scenes are reminiscent.
jury 10 July 2019 at 3:43 pm UTC
Wow, this looks absolutely awesome!
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