Critical Forge released its turn-based tactical RPG, Forged of Blood on Steam. Its epic 30-40 hour story bucks convention with fresh gameplay mechanics to mix up the genre. This includes a freeform character development system rather than traditional classes, coupled with a huge range of abilities. Forged of Blood’s revolutionary Spellcrafting system offers players the chance to create millions of spells, while its Tri-Axis Personality Index adds nuanced personality development that isn’t the generic binary of good vs evil.
About Forged of Blood RPG
FORGED OF BLOOD is a riveting new Fantasy Turn-based Tactical RPG where the fate of a world hangs on your every decision. Engage in challenging tactical combat as you find your place in a morally grey fantasy world and decide whether the ends will ultimately justify your actions. The game will throw players into a world being torn apart by racial tensions and sinister forces. Across the vast continent of Attiras, players will live the rise of power of the second son of a murdered king. From refugee to hero, players will have to navigate both strategic and tactical gameplay layers to forge the empire anew, or watch is run awash in blood.
Forged of Blood’s epic campaign sends players on a journey to win back control of a kingdom. As the second son of a murdered king, the hero must help his brother reclaim the throne of
There is a huge toolset to finetune every fighter that joins the hero’s squad. Forged of Blood allows players to freely equip team members with any of nine weapons before entering into the turn-based, combat. Fighters can be further specialised by equipping one of six additional ability sets.
Combat isn’t limited to iron and steel in Forged of Blood. Every character can wield magic, though some are more attuned than others, and the Magurite Spellcrafting system provides unprecedented levels of customisation. Choose between Thermal, Spirit and Arcane energies and then further adapt these powers suit any style of play. Select to make spells that Drain or Expel, then equip one of eight effects. Spells can then be made even more specific by adding up to five modifiers from 24 different options allowing for millions of spell combinations.
The game’s Tri-Axis Personality Index dictates how the world responds to interactions, offering nuance to every act. Choices affect the player’s Rationalism, Altruism or Headonism – drawing them towards different theologies. But decisions extend far beyond the moment as the world of Attiras reacts to the player’s reputation and past actions.
Every action and death will alter the outcome of Forged of Blood, as players fight their way towards the 64 possible ending combinations.
- Utilise turn-based squad-based tactics in an epic fantasy tale
- Nine varied weapons and abilities allow you to build a squad not constrained by class
- Explore a vast and complex magic system that offers millions of options
- A world at war – lead up to three parties and fight to reclaim an empire
- Be the hero, with no right and wrong answer, every decision counts
- The Tri-Axis Personality Plot affects how the people and the world react