12 Realms: Dungeonland (Sneak Preview)
MAGE Company continues expanding 12 Realms and a new world is under development and will be launched on Kickstarter early 2017. 12 Realms was originally designed as a co-operative fantasy game where known heroes fight against the Dark Lords who invader the Realms. After the first campaign (check here), more follow expanding the base game, adding new characters, scenarios, components, mechanics, building a new world: Ancestors Legacy, Ghost Town, and Bedtime Story.
12 Realms: Dungeonland expands the fairytale world . That’s a new standalone game, a dungeon crawling game where powerful magic has mutated the lands of the 12 realms, invading on their tales and attempting to change them forever. Evil spreads everywhere, twisting and mixing the tales in sinister stories where the ending is never good. Horrific villains have come back for their revenge on the Heroes of the tales, this time more dangerous than ever. The source of this magic is unknown and yet whispers of an ancient evil spread through the lands. The once green fields and lush forests are now dark and dead as nothing grows anymore and all the beauty of the realms is gone. With more tales being affected by the dark magic every day the heroes of the tales combine their powers to save the 12 realms and banish this evil once and for all. 12 Realms: Dungeonland is a strategic dungeon crawl game for 2-4 players.
The players take on the roles of famous folklore characters like Little Riding Hood and Prince Charming, each with a unique ability, attempting to travel across the tales and stop the great villains that have returned by dark magic to change their endings to bad ones and cast the realms into eternal darkness. In their quest to fight the great evil the heroes will be faced with great challenges including completing daring objectives and facing off against great evil. To face these daring challenges the heroes will have at their disposal powerful weapons, skills and ancient magic. They will travel across many tales gathering clues about the source of this mysterious evil, while fighting for their lives in stunning tiles, using a unique combat system featuring a set of completely custom dice. Through their adventures the heroes will gather experience, hone their skills or acquire new ones, using a very innovative skill tree system offering tons of customization and options, collect gold and find powerful artifacts to aid them against the foul magic that has spread through the lands.
The heroes will face strong Villains and their minions with a new A.I. system that allows the bosses to react to certain circumstances while utilizing amazing abilities that will challenge the heroes might and resourcefulness. Offering a clean and easy to learn system while having deep strategic decisions and a ton of replayability makes 12 Realms: Dungeonland the perfect game for new and experienced gamers alike. The battle for the 12 realms has just begun and yet the time grows short as more and more tales are being corrupted by this foul magic. Will the heroes be able to find the source behind it and stop it before it’s too late, or will the tales be lost forever into twisted evil versions of themselves?