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Birth of Shadows - Demo and Release

by Magerette, 2008-01-08 18:15:57

BluesNews is reporting the release of an indie RPG from Precision Games called Birth of Shadows.  At first glance it appears to have some action oriented elements, but hopefully overall is appropriate for coverage here. You can get the demo at the official website linked below, or pick it up at GamersHell.

BluesNews gives the following summary:

...Here's how the game is described: "Learn the dark arts of a Shadow Knight to rescue your fiancee. Discover the cause of a plague that is ravaging the local towns. Slay enemies and destroy strongholds using an innovative combat system. Advance your character by gaining prestige, magic gems, and experience versus different creature types. Create new boards using a variety of content, including the option to add your own quests. Play these boards alone, with friends over the Internet, and share them with others. "

You can view some screens and get the following information at the game's website :

  • Play as either a male or female Shadow Knight
  • Real-time combat with 16 abilities using an innovative design
  • Unique fog-of-war and line-of-sight design create a mysterious atmosphere
  • Gain experience versus 32 different creatures types
  • Increase your prestige by defeating strongholds and completing quests
  • Collect gems to improve your combat abilities
  • Single-player campaign game with a deep story and 100 quests
  • Single-player and network skirmish games with up to 6 players
  • Powerful map editor to create new boards
  • 46 fully-animated models and a variety of artwork for the environment
  • 10 beautifully orchestrated music tracks
  • Over 100 custom sound effects
  • Game area is wide-open with windows that can be moved, minimized, and have transparency value changed
  • Game supports resolutions from 1024x768 to 1440x1050 at 32 or 16 bits in full-screen or window mode

Source: Bluesnews

Information about

Birth of Shadows

SP/MP: Single + MP
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Action-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released