SKALD: Against the Black Priory

SKALD: Against the Black Priory

SKALD: Against the Black Priory

SKALD: Against the Black Priory

US$ 14.99

About

SKALD: Against the Black Priory is inspired by roleplaying games of yesteryear, combining modern design and compelling storytelling with authentic 8-bit looks and charms.

Delve into a dark fantasy world, full of deadly creatures, tragic heroes, and lovecraftian horror for an epic retro-style adventure rich in exploration and tactical, turn-based combat.

Do you have what it takes to lead a company of broken heroes from the tainted shores of Idra to the gates of the Black Priory - and beyond?

Highlights

  • Gather your party - Lead a band of broken heroes through challenging turn-based combat scenarios as you cleave, blast or stealth your way through deadly enemies of all definitions. Equip your heroes using a modern inventory system, fulfil objectives through quest logs, read journals to discover hidden secrets. And if the action is still a bit too hot to handle, auto-resolve to bypass conflict entirely.
  • Prepare thyself - Set yourself up for the journey ahead by crafting and cooking from a slew of distinct recipes Choose your character, select their stats and build out a party from a series of diverse allies, each with their own skill-set, agenda and personality. Decide between a dozen classes and varied backgrounds, levelling up to 20 while customising your spells and equipment to suit your style.
  • Venture Forth - Set in an unforgiving world with lovecraftian horrors and choice-based dialogue, your story will take many unexpected twists and turns. Living life as a mercenary, you’ll need to roll the dice to determine whether you fall prey to certain peril or escape grave danger.
  • Celebrate Yesteryear  - Uncover the grand schemes of the Gallian Empire and explore the vast expanse of Freymark and the Outer Isles. In SKALD: Against the Black Priory, you’ll experience this richly illustrated world of authentic pixel art, built from thousands of hand-drawn tiles and images using a palette inspired by the legendary Commodore 64 computer. Optional CRT filter for true retro aficionados also included.

System Requirements

Minimum

  • OS: Windows 10
  • Storage: 500 MB
  • Processor: Intel i5 or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: Intel Iris / AMD Vega or equivalent
  • DirectX: 10

Recommended

  • OS: Windows 10
  • Storage: 500 MB
  • Processor: Intel 7th Gen or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics: Nvida GTX Series 10 or equivalent onboard graphics
  • DirectX: 10

Minimum

  • OS: macOS 14
  • Storage: 500 MB
  • Processor: M1
  • Memory: 8 GB

Recommended

  • OS: macOS 14
  • Storage: 500 MB
  • Processor: M1
  • Memory: 8 MB