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Spiderweb Games - Avernum 6 Officially Unveiled

by Dhruin, 2009-07-09 22:43:17

Spiderweb has officially unveiled Avernum 6 - the last of the series - with a product page and three screens.  While the updated graphics still won't convert many, I'd suggest they are at least worth a glance.  Here's the feature list:

  • An enormous world. Hundreds of quests, dozens of dungeons and enemy fortresses, and multitudes of characters.
  • A fascinating storyline, full of surprises, treachery, and epic battles.
  • Many unique encounters. Not just mindless hack and slash. Many unusual enemies that will require clever tactics to defeat.
  • Rich game system with over 50 spells and battle disciplines, many character building options, and powerful secret skills to unlock.
  • Unique game world. Unique races and settings make Avernum different from any RPG out there.
  • Experience with previous Avernum games is completely unnecessary to enjoy Avernum 6.

The Mac version is due Winter 2009 and, as always, the PC will follow a few months later.  Jeff also briefly blogged on AV6 yesterday - here's a taste from that:

There is something very liberating about writing the last game in a series. First, you won't have to write any more. Second, you get to totally trash the place. Of course, it leaves me with the terrifying prospect of writing a whole new series. But, after Geneforge FIVE and Avernum SIX, I'm desperate.

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