Developers King Art Games and Nordic Games fantasy tactical RPG ‘The Dwarves’ is now available on Xbox One, PS4, PC, Mac, and Linux. The game is based on the bestselling novel The Dwarves by Markus Heitz, which follows an orphan dwarf by the name of Tungdil Goldhand, raised by humans. In the game, players must find their way through various maze-like, medieval environments while battling a variety of monsters using a wide array of weapons. A beta version of the game was released earlier this year on June 3, after a successful Kickstarter campaign back in 2015.
The game offers a line-up of 15 playable heroes, each with its own individual skill set, taking on a countless number of orcs, ogres, älfs, bögnilim, zombies, dark mages and many more foes. Check out the game description below.
The Dwarves is a fantasy role-playing game with a strong story and tactically challenging real-time battles. 15 playable heroes, each with individual skills, are to be deployed cleverly. Take on superior numbers of orcs, ogres, älfs, bögnilim, zombies, dark mages and many more foes, to give them the low-down. Based on the bestselling novel “The Dwarves” by Markus Heitz you’ll experience a fascinating tale revolving around the coolest fantasy race ever: The Dwarves! Tactical real-time battles: You’re fighting hundreds of foes with just a handfull of heroes. You can pause anytime to tactically plan the next smart move. Crowd Combat: All creatures on the battlefield are rendered with physical complexity – that’s why the battles feel especially dynamic and “real”, and enabling a lot of tactical finesse. Captivating story: Join the dwarf Tungdil on his adventurous journey across Girdlegard. Explore the world: Uncover secrets, learn more about the game world and its inhabitants, and solve optional puzzles. Delve into the world map: Girdlegard ranges from snow-covered summits to shimmering deserts. You can move freely on the world map, meet numerous characters, and experience adventures. But beware: A lot of your actions on the world map have far-reaching consequences! Dwarves! Finally the coolest fantasy people are in the spotlight. The NPC days of the bearded axe-wielders are over – the age of the dwarves has come!
You can grab the game here for $39.99. You can check out the gameplay trailer below.