Developer D20Studios has announced the release date for its roguelike adventure Abalon. Abalon is currently available on PC in Early Access and it will release into its full release version 1.0 on May 11, 2023. Abalon was previously known as Summoners Fate however the name was later changed to Abalon. You can check out the latest trailer for Abalon below that not only reveals the release date but also gives us another look at the upcoming turn-based tactics game:
Abalon is a turn-based tactics game blended together with card strategy wrapped in a roguelike adventure focused on exploration, survival, and defeat powerful bosses. The game was released in its Early Access form back in June 2023 and since its release, players have greatly liked it and it is currently sitting at a Very Positive ranking with 152 reviews. The game has been dubbed as a successful combination of Magic: The Gathering, D&D, and Final Fantasy Tactics by the players which shows that the game is currently in pretty good shape.
Ross Przybylski, Founder and Game Developer, D20Studios comments:
After seven years of development and close collaboration with players, it’s an honor to finally deliver on our ambitious vision of a game that combines the best elements of classic tabletop games: tactics, cards, dice, and the magic of using your creativity to devise amazing strategies.
Key features of Abalon include:
- Over 200 distinct characters including squirrel-hurling druids, time-traveling steampunk rats, and psychic lizard wizards.
- Deep strategic gameplay lets you outsmart your opponents by casting spells, laying devious traps, and executing cunning combos!
- Playful art style where characters literally look up at you to be commanded.
- Highly accessible, simple point-and-click controls with full gamepad support.
A free demo of Abalon is currently available on PC via Steam which gives you a small taste of the full game and if you want to jump into the game right now, you can purchase and get involved with the Early Access version of the game. The full 1.0 version of Abalon will be released on May 11, 2023, and until then, the game will be in its Early Access form. The developer D20Studios has also announced a multiplayer title Abalon Arena set in the same universe. However additional details on this new game that will focus on competitive and cooperative multiplayer will be shared later.
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