Kingdom Come: Deliverance, the realistic RPG currently in Kickstarter, has managed to already raise double its original goal.
The Warhorse Studios developed RPG looks to do away with the fantasy trappings of traditional RPGs and focus on the blood, guts and muck of real medieval life, with nary a dragon in sight. Hopefully this doesn’t mean an entire game’s worth of ray-slaying basement quests. To celebrate hitting the new target the development team has ushered forth a new video detailing incredible levels of character customisation…
While you might have been busy tarting yourself up in Daedric and dragon-scale armour, you’re probably going to have to lower your expectations somewhat here. Think tin pot helmets and rags. Don’t worry though, its medieval trappings ensure there will still be an inordinate amount of facial hair.
It’s still early days but the use of CryEngine 3 is certainly looking impressive. A realistic RPG could make a nice change of pace from what we’ve been accustomed to.
Last week Warhorse Studios put up another video about the development of the world that flew under our radar like some of stealthy dragon pigeon, so have a gander at this one too. Get your popcorn sorted first though, it’s a bit of a long one…
The Kingdom Come: Deliverance Kickstarter is currently sitting pretty on £621,463, with sixteen days still to go. Warhorse Studios describe it "Braveheart: The Game. Majestic castles, armored knights, large, open field battles, and political intrigue set in a vast, emergent world. We want to make the experience as authentic as possible – real-world locations, real castles that don’t look like something from Disneyland, period-accurate armors and costumes, combat and fencing systems designed in collaboration with the most knowledgeable, skillful swordsmen around, and a story based on actual, historic events."
No word on a release date yet but it's set to arrive on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
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