Strategic RPG Legends of Eisenwald dated for April 2013, makes splash on Steam Greenlight
Who: Aterdux Entertainment

What: Strategic RPG Legends of Eisenwald dated for April 2013, makes splash on Steam Greenlight.

Where: Belarus, Eastern Europe

Details: After a successful Kickstarter campaign, which raised over $80,000, strategic RPG Legends of Eisenwald is set for release on Windows PC in April 2013.

A unique mix of RPG and strategy set in a mystical medieval world, Legends of Eisenwald combines dynamic campaigns with fast-paced, yet strategic, turn-based combat.

Last week developer Aterdux Entertainment launched a campaign on Steam Greenlight, quickly rising through the ranks to reach the top 100. The campaign can found here: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=113108799

Those who pre-order Legends of Eisenwald for $15 from the official website gain instant access to the beta via Desura, along with a DRM-free version of Aterdux’s debut RPG title, Discord Times.

Highlights:

Kickstarter funded Legends of Eisenwald dated for April 2013
Steam Greenlight campaign reaches top 100 in first week
Those who pre-order gain access to beta instantly
Streamlined, tactical battles that rewrite the rules of turn-based combat
Dynamic campaigns and quests that react to your choices
Highly customisable units with extensive upgrade trees
Huge variety of weapons and spells, each with unique characteristics
Richly detailed environments and atmospheric day/night cycles

Trailer: http://youtu.be/GvNnvPiE9Lc

Website: http://aterdux.com/

Media Assets: Available at http://surpriseattack.com.au/legends-of-eisenwald/

Contact: for preview code, questions or interviews, please contact stephen@surpriseattack.com.au
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More details on Legends of Eisenwald:

A unique mix of RPG and strategy set in a mystical medieval world, Legends of Eisenwald combines dynamic campaigns with fast-paced, yet strategic, turn-based combat.

Take on the role of a baroness, a knight or a mystic as you liberate or rule over the world of Eisenwald. Against a backdrop of danger and intrigue, you will complete compelling quests and fight in fierce battles that will change the outcome of your story.

Key features:

Two distinct forms of gameplay – Questing and exploration, plus tactical turn-based battles
Low-fantasy, gothic setting driven by human motivations, not the typical fantasy staples
Lush strategic map of the gritty and gothic Duchy of Eisenwald, boasting unsurpassed detail for the genre
Tightly-refined battle system that swiftly leads to grizzly or glorious results
Three classes to choose for your hero – Knight, Mystic or Baroness
Deep skill-trees and countless options for customising your character and army
Compelling variety of quests, based around realistic human motivations and goals, with real choices and consequences

About the developer

Aterdux Entertainment first formed as a team of four passionate gamers back in 2002 in Belarus, with a penchant for both role-playing and strategy games. Their first project was an intensely challenging strategic RPG, Discord Times, which they successfully self-published in 2004. An updated version of their debut game was then released by Alawar Entertainment in 2007.

With a desire to go bigger and better, the Aterdux team reassembled in 2010, and acquired some new members to help them embark on the quest to help evolve the idea behind Discord Times into a game more worthy of their ambitions – Legends of Eisenwald. After bringing the game to alpha, the studio then successfully impressed gamers via Kickstarter and acquired the funds needed to realise their visions.

Having developed their own game engine from the ground up, including impressive editing tools that surpasses those many AAA studios develop, Aterdux are now perfectly positioned to make their mark on the world of PC gaming. Their passion and encyclopedic knowledge for role-playing games and turn-based strategy leaves them poised to produce a wonderfully refined blend of many pioneering titles into a gaming experience that provides incredible depth, in a beautifully streamlined format.
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