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Doom and Wizardry veterans Kickstart ye olde RPG genre

Doom and Wizardry veterans Kickstart ye olde RPG genre
Brenda Brathwaite, the co-creator of the Wizardry series, and Tom Hall, one of the founding members of id, have launched a Kickstarter fund for an old school role-playing game, which they are currently calling... Old School Role Playing Game. It'll be a first-person fantasy/sci-fi adventure for Mac and PC, "reminiscent of the true masterworks in the genre".

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Under a Rainbow Moon

Under a Rainbow Moon

If you're a fan of strategic RPGs with neat isometric visuals and turn-based game mechanics that nod mechanically toward the era of Final Fantasy Tactics, then you're in for a treat today. Eastasiasoft is releasing its rather lovely Rainbow Moon onto PSN and we're all colours of excited.

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E3 2012: Moonlighters – Grandia meets the heist movie

E3 2012: Moonlighters – Grandia meets the heist movie

What happens when you combine the heist movie with the Japanese RPG and the plot to classic Steve Martin movie, the Three Amigos? You get this RPG-flavoured thieve-'em-up from students at USC's illustrious Interactive Media Division. If you've ever fancied guiding a group of washed-up '50s performers through a series of ill-advised robberies, this is very much your chance.

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Skar: The Hammer Returns (nothing to do with the ’80s MC)

Skar: The Hammer Returns (nothing to do with the '80s MC)

Arriving in autumn this year, Skar: The Hammer Returns is a fantasy role-player, based around Norse mythology.

Judging by the screens we've seen, this is classic dungeon romping stuff, with glowing torches, skeleton warriors and barrels everywhere, no doubt filled with gold pieces.

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