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This witty, wacky, turn-based strategy game is now available for Steam. In Highborn, you’re treated to a strategy game that offers an intelligent, tactical experience without the frenetic play of a traditional RTS.
Release Date: Feb 19, 2013
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$9.99

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“A Marriage of Winning TBS and High Fantasy Parody!”
4.5/5 – toucharcade

About the Game

This witty, wacky, turn-based strategy game is now available for Steam. In Highborn, you’re treated to a strategy game that offers an intelligent, tactical experience without the frenetic play of a traditional RTS. Move your forces around an overhead map to secure spells and combat support, then dive into combat to deploy those advantages against an unsuspecting enemy. All the fun and fighting is set against an irreverent tale, filled with wacky heroes, witty dialogue and wild assumptions.

Key Features:

  • A New Strategy: A unique blend of strategic movement and combat caters to a variety of gameplay styles and offers lots of replayability.
  • Many Styles of Play: Unlock hero characters for access to different abilities, play styles, and strategies.
  • Achieve Greatness: More than 20 achievements to unlock, including judicious use of turns, using units as bait, and making it through an entire mission without capturing support structures.

PC System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows XP SP2
    • Processor:2.6 GHz single core
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics card
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:3 GB HD space
    • Sound:Integrated audio interface
    Recommended:
    • OS:Windows 7
    • Processor:3.0 GHz dual core
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:GeForce 8 Series, ATI Radeon HD2xxx
    • Hard Drive:3 GB HD space

Mac System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS:OS X Lion 10.7 or later
    • Processor:Intel Mac
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:OpenGL 2.0 compatible video card with 256 MB shared or dedicated RAM (ATI or NVIDIA)
    • Hard Drive:3 GB HD space
    • Additional:Required: Keyboard and Mouse with Secondary click enabled.
    Recommended:
    • OS:OSX Mountain Lion 10.8 or later
    • Processor:Intel 2.5GHz dual core or better
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:OpenGL 2.0 compatible video card with 512 MB shared or dedicated RAM (ATI or NVIDIA)
    • Hard Drive:3 GB HD space
    • Additional:Required: Keyboard and Mouse with Secondary click enabled.
Helpful customer reviews
2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
626 products in account
52 reviews
0.9 hrs on record
Found this game very boring. Tries to hard to be funny. Will consider edits as I play more into the game. So far its a bundle title at best.

Other than a bug on first startup, runs smooth and works as intended.
Posted: April 7th, 2014
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115 reviews
3.4 hrs on record
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"Let the Wookie win."
Posted: April 12th, 2014
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
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17 reviews
0.2 hrs on record
Very average turn based hex grid medieval strategy. Really corny dialogue, but not in a good way.
Posted: June 25th, 2014
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2 of 5 people (40%) found this review helpful
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2 reviews
40.7 hrs on record
This is Boring, and not funny at all
Posted: April 5th, 2014
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8 reviews
1.7 hrs on record
This is a fun title utilising the concept and interface I like in other games. Well worth it if you can get it in the sale.
Posted: June 9th, 2014
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15 of 15 people (100%) found this review helpful
255 products in account
3 reviews
50.4 hrs on record
Overall this is a fun game. It's short, easy to play and fun to play through the first time. It has little replay value aside from some of the harder achievements, and one or two of them are actually quite brutal to get. The controls are fairly simple and there's not many spells or abilities to worry about. Some of the sounds effects will make you want to kill something I admit... looking at you Floyd. The game has a few AI issues like abusing hiding in trees and some strange targeting issues but for the most part the AI is easy enough to figure out and outplay. Don't go looking into this thinking you're going to get some amazing in depth Starcarft or Europa Universalis. You're not. You're going to get a cute light-hearted fun little time waster.
Posted: January 2nd, 2014
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