Leonardo Interactive (Origins of Simon the Sorcerer, Daymare: 1994 Sandcastle) announced that the roguelite Deck-building RPG with branching narrative broken sky to arrive at computer through the steam early access in the fourth quarter 2022. The title was financed thanks to sponsorship with Starter between June 15 and July 15, where he managed to raise 20,011. You can see the official trailer below and a gameplay commented by the director below.
broken sky is the main pear of Leonard Productiona study linked to the publisher Leonardo Interactive, which published Willy Morgan and the Curse of Bone Town and investigative adventure dry drowning. Part of the latter’s development team are those who formed the new studio, which aims to create “games with a significant narrative component that mixes RPG elements, roguelites, dungeon crawlers and letters to create unique experiences. and who have great artistic and musical production values.”
The title recalls a kind of kill the arrow oh monster trainthe most popular representatives of the genre, with a more focus on storytelling and more customization. The gaming experience promises to be constantly evolving thanks to three bridges who can be chosen will change with each game. Defeating enemies in procedurally generated dungeons will yield treasure with which to upgrade equipment.
Each of the three heroes to choose from has unique combat mechanics and abilities that can be customized with items and characters. skill tree. Also, there is a creation system to craft and upgrade potions, weapons, and charms; and a character leveling system. The latter requires choosing a difficulty and a special effect which changes with each attempt, to obtain the black bones which serve it. In addition, the study promises narrative decisions which “will not only determine the fate of the main characters, but of the whole world” and a visual style “dark and lovecraftiano hand drawn”.
A cursed world that offers warriors as sacrifices
“In a nameless world, only a few survived the fall of the god. Struggling to live in a hostile environment and feeding on what their barren land has to offer, four factions are united in a ruthless struggle for survival,” says the plot synopsis. “Victims of a terrible curse, these populations are condemned to sleepless nights, infertility and death at 40. The only way to break the curse is offer a vestal virgin and a team of brave warriors in sacrifice by a time-lost ritual: a fierce and bloody battle known as the War of Ascension.
“I am delighted to finally announce our new in-house developed project: broken sky“, he said in a press release. Leonardo Caltagirone, founder of the Roman society Leonard Interactive. “We have worked tirelessly behind the scenes at Leonardo Production to bring our vision to the world with this game and following our successful Kickstarter campaign, we have built a strong community of fans who help us in their success.” feedback shape this future version. broken sky it’s all one Exciting and immersive experienceWe look forward to more fans joining our journey in creating this new game.”