Factsheet

Developer:
IronOak Games
Based in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Release date:
February 28, 2017

Platforms:
PC / Mac / Linux
Steam

Website:
ironoakgames.com

Regular Price:

USD$14.99
EUR€14.99
CAD$16.99
GBP£10.99

Description

For The King is a Procedural Turn-Based RPG that features Solo and Co-op play. Featuring a blend of Roguelike, Boardgame and JRPG Combat mechanics, For The King has a unique feel and aesthetic. Players must survive cunning enemies and creatures, wicked weather and brutal traps in their quest to solve the mysterious death of the king and bring order to the land.

History

For The King raised over $130,000 in its successful Kickstarter campaign during the summer of 2015. Initially designed as a boardgame created by Lead Designer Colby Young, For The King retains the strategic boardgame vibe while adding procedural worlds, JRPG combat, and roguelike elements. For The King can be played solo or local and online co-op.

Features

  • Solo or Online Co-op - Control your own party or play with up to 3 people online. Travel and fight together or dare to set off on your own.
  • Challenging Roguelike Adventure - A highly re-playable, unforgiving adventure designed to keep you guessing and on the edge of your seat.
  • Turn Based Combat - A classic battle style with a unique slot and proficiency system. Choose your attack type, spend focus points, use items, and activate special abilities to defeat your foes.
  • Living World - New challenges and horrors emerge at different times of day. Encounter weather and natural events that have a variety of effects, both good and bad.
  • Procedurally Crafted Map - The map, realms, and locations you encounter are different every play through. A unique set of fascinating locations will force you to adapt your play style every game.
  • Persistent Lore - Collect lore and spend it at the town libraries to build a unique game experience. Unlock persistent game mechanics in the order of your choosing.
  • Dungeons - Unique dungeons will require new strategies every time you play. Encounter deadly traps, enemies, and legendary treasure in unexpected ways.
  • Persistent Weapon Crafting - Collect unusual resources and rare weapon recipes to craft powerful weapons over multiple playthroughs.
  • Item, trinkets, curiosities - Find many different objects and items to use along the way. Some helpful and some come with a cost...

Videos

Teaser Trailer YouTube

For The King Gameplay Trailer YouTube


Images

download all screenshots & photos as .zip (52MB)
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KingsMaze.png
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LightningAttack.png
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download logo files as .zip (12MB)

There are currently no logos or icons available for For The King. Check back later for more or contact us for specific requests!


Original Soundtrack
The original soundtrack from the Teaser Trailer at soundcloud.com.


About IronOak Games

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IronOak Games is an independent video game developer based in Vancouver, BC. Founded by industry veterans with multiple shipped titles under our belt, our goal is to revive classic gameplay mechanics with modern designs and features. We're currently hard at work on our first title, a rogue-like multi-player RPG with some unique persistent elements.

More information
More information on IronOak Games, our logo & relevant media are available here.


For The King Credits

Colby Young
Game Design, IronOak Games

David Lam
Code, IronOak Games

Gordon Moran
Art, IronOak Games

Sean Hoyle
Story, IronOak Games

Jordan Ivey
Audio Design

John Matz
Music, Freelancer

Gabe Kralik
Concept Art, Freelancer


presskit() by Rami Ismail (Vlambeer) - also thanks to these fine folks