Loren The Amazon Princess is a fantasy epic combining intricate turn-based battles with a heroic tale of overcoming evil - with a twist! In this tale, you play as a loyal servant of the hero rather than the hero herself.
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Data wydania: 15 Sty, 2014

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"This unique Fantasy visual novel features an interesting story line, romance, humor and ... turn based combat!"

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28 października

Beta branch update to 1.3.1

Hi,
beside having a weekly megasale of the game, I've also uploaded in the beta branch the version 1.3.1, which uses new libraries of my framework, so should run faster and resolve some compatibility problems.
The game itself is identical but you should get a better performance.

To try the new beta you need to right-click on the game name in library and then in the BETAS tab choose to opt-in for the beta version.

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26 maja

Battle speed update

Hello all,
I've updated the currently live version with a fix for the battles.
In practice trimming the "battle log" so that would show only the 10 most recent actions resulted in a huge speed increase, in particular for long fights where the log was becoming very big.
The difference is more noticeable on low-end systems, but even on my relatively new system I can see the difference.

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Loren The Amazon Princess is a fantasy epic combining intricate turn-based battles with a heroic tale of overcoming evil -- with a twist! In this tale, you play as a loyal servant of the hero rather than the hero herself.

Travel by Princess Loren's side as she searches for her lost mother, the Queen of the Amazons. Guide her choices and act as her valiant defender, meeting many colorful characters along the way. As the journey progresses, everyone will grow and change -- character development in games isn't dead! It's also impossible to see all the content in just one playthrough, with so many ways to customize the characters.

Hardcore role-playing games with replay value are becoming rarer in today's age of simplification for the masses. The developers of the hit title Planet Stronghold have dedicated themselves to keeping old-school RPGs alive through this new adventure.

Game Features


Customize Your Hero: Play as a male or female warrior or thief. Decide their backstory, initial stats, and personality. Help them rise from humble servant to legendary hero!

Train Your Characters: Select everyone's skills, weapons, and armor. Over 500 items can be used in 13 armor slots. Class-based skill trees combine with unique character-specific skill trees such as "Gladiator" or "Assassin".

Battles Demand Strategy: Your tactics will be challenged by over 100 enemies: take advantage of weaknesses and achieve combos with your characters by inflicting and then exploiting status effects. All that character customization has a major effect on how each battle plays out. But never fear: choose between two different modes of play when you start the game, as well as your desired difficulty level.

Story-based Gameplay: Over two novels' worth of in-game text depict vivid characters and flesh out a strong plot that reflects your decisions. Optional interactions abound, such as talking with your party members at camp to learn more about them -- or even to uncover a romance.

Inclusive to all demographics. A wide range of romantic interests are provided.

Theme song composed by Matthew Myers and performed by Christina Vee, game soundtrack by Michael Chait.

Useful links

Winter Wolves Official Site (find all the games made by us, also available for mobile platforms)
Winter Wolves Facebook page (become a fan to be informed on the latest news)
Winter Wolves Forums (join it to receive help and info about the games)

Wymagania systemowe

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 1Ghz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX or OpenGL compatible card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 150 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS 10.4
    • Processor: 1Ghz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 150 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • Processor: 1 Ghz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 150 MB available space
Pomocne recenzje klientów
11 z 13 osób (85%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
37.0 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 21 października
The game is highly story-driven and relies on character interaction as a main motivation to finish it. It reminded me very strongly of Dragon Age. The main plot is a typical "save the world from evil"-story, but you experience it all as the servant of the heroine. The combat system is similar to classic JRPGs, but a bit flawed and easy to exploit (speed). The art style is anime/manga-inspired and the characters are somehow stereotypical. Nonetheless, I can full-heartedly recommend this great little indie gem.
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6 z 8 osób (75%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
11.3 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 24 października
Let me just say that Winter Wolves is a company who ought to get much more in the way of support- because this game is essentially one of the greatest visual novel games I've ever been able to play.

Loren the Amazon Princess is a game that is actually worth the full price- a rarity in these times, but if you like fantasy or adventure games, you'll want to grab this. For once, you don't even play as the title character- instead, you play the second banana- either a human male slave, or an elven female. The character you choose may have different observations about certain scenarios, and they may have a different set of people they might start a relationship with, but to be quite obvious, that's all the difference between them. Both the male or female characters can get the same moves and the same classes, so really the only thing you're getting is a different view of the world.

Combat is actually very well-handled- you just place your characters, and go. Their turn comes up, you pick a skill or an item to use, and then you repeat until the combat is done. You'll always have a healer on hand, because whatever you pick for your character- gender or class- you get a class of Healer right off the bat.

As far as the story, it's actually well-written, and the characters have their own personalities. You can talk to them in camp, you can flirt with a certain few of them, and if your scores are high enough, you'll even end up having to make a choice in a lovers' triangle between two party members- or maybe even more. There are both gay and straight options for both male and female characters- even more than Dragon Age, for crying out loud, and that's saying something.

There's even a bit of DLC, which unlocks four more party members and expands the third chapter with an entire new area. It is completely worth it, no matter what.

Finally, a bit of warning: Yes, the Steam version is the toned-down version. There's a wokaround that you can use, but fair warning- this does create some NSFW scenes in the story, and changes some of the outfits on characters. Take it as you will.

All in all, I would play this again and again and again, unlike some full-price console games and the like. Go buy this game!
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1 z 1 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
30.3 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 11 listopada
I have only completed chapter 1, but I really like the game and I know I am gonna like it. The game reminds me " Dragons of the autumn twilight" book. The same atmosphere. Awesome mix between old style rpg and anime. Also soundtrack is among the best ever. And a cast of chars reminds me Baldursgate. Awesome game, RECOMMENDED!
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1 z 1 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
111.5 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 16 listopada
This game quickly became one of my Top 5 Favorite Games on Steam. It's a JRPG-style game from an non-Japanese indie game company named Winter Wolves. This company is mostly known for dating sims and visual novels, but honestly, I think this game is their best yet. (Although, to be fair, I haven't played all their games yet.)

Important note: The DLC is a MUST HAVE. Honestly, the story would seem very incomplete without it, so if you get this game, get the DLC. This review is also based on having it.

While this is definitely a RPG, the fact that a lot of their games are visual novels definitely shows in the design. There is zero action in the turn-based battles. In fact, they rely solely on pictures to represent what takes place in the battle. For a lot of people, this is a flaw, but for me, I was indifferent to this type of gameplay. What was important was that the game was fun to play.

It took me roughly 20 or so hours to get through the game the first time. This is considered short for a RPG, but it has potential for several playthroughs. Personally, I went through 13 playthroughs, going for all the achievements. It can get a bit repetitive going through the game that many times, but thankfully, the creators realized this; there is a cheat mode that enables "story mode" in which the player automatically wins every battle, which can get you through the game much quicker. Obviously, the game is story-driven, which is a big highlight to me. The story is definitely influenced by Lord of the Rings. I can't blame for that, LotR is awesome. However, there are a couple of races that do not exist in the LotR world that exist in this game. Another 1-up this game has is that there's an even distribution of gender between the characters, unlike the sausagefest that is LotR.

There is a bit of a dating sim element to this game, but you can actually get through the game without romancing anyone (in fact, there's an achievement for that). There are several people the main character can romance, which is what gives the game the potential for several playthroughs. Each one has its own unique effect on the story.
Kudos to the creators for allowing same-sex coupling, which is a reoccurring thing in the Winter Wolves games.

Sort of spoiler-ish, but not really:
There are also a few different ways to end the game. Ultimately, the Death Knight (main villain) is defeated in each ending, but how you defeat him depends on things you do in the game. I looked up which way is canon out of curiosity, but ultimately, it's up to the player to decide how the Death Knight should meet his "fate." There's also a pretty heavy hint at the end of the game that there will be a sequel.

Flaws:
- There are absolutely no people of color in this game. White people EVERYWHERE; there isn't even a NPC that has a shade or two. And no, blue-skinned dark elves do not count. I mean realistic people of color.
- The game could do without so much sexualization of the characters, particularly the women. It isn't really necessary that they be half-naked, especially when they're supposed to be fighting in a war.
- I found one technical error in the game. In each town/village, there's a shop and a fame score. The player can earn fame by doing tasks for that particular town/village. Well, sometimes, if you go to a shop in a town/village that has no fame score yet, it'll re-direct to a previous shop. For example, while I was playing, I went to the elves' village's shop and it was linking me to the Citadel's shop. However, once I earned some fame in the elves' village, it correctly went to their shop. This error can actually benefit the player, so it isn't a huge deal.

Despite its flaws, I definitely recommend this game to anyone who likes RPGs, especially if they enjoy story-driven games and visual novels / dating sims.
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1 z 1 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
27.2 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 6 listopada
Its simplistic animation style belies rich storytelling and thought-provoking combat scenarios. This isn't the best RPG I've ever played, but it is well worth at least one playthrough. If you are not interested in reading text, do not buy this game. Otherwise, Recommended.
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1 z 1 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
28.3 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 3 listopada
I bought this game and its expansion on the recent sale, and for the price I paid I feel like I got great value for money.

Once I started, the stories and characters were so immersive that I found it very difficult to stop playing. I finished it with the same feeling I get after reading a great book; sadness, that it was over. I very much look forward to more from Winter Wolves in this vein.

The story is a little cliched, and seemed to be a Lord of the Rings parody of sorts. You have an aged wizard guiding everyone to resist against the upcoming of a dark lord, a deathknight of animated armor that happened to have more than a passing resemblence to the ringwraiths. The hero had to unite many broken kingdoms that needed to come together to defeat said knight (although that's a common trope to this fantasy setting anyway). There are the amazons, though, with a few undead here and there, so it's not all bad. The bright part of the story is that the protanist was not in a special position before the story began, and was instead a slave.

Any unoriginality in the story, however, is completely forgivable considering the dialogue. For a text-heavy game (the sound effects were just there to replace silence), the text was easy to read, and the game does it brilliantly; I was captivated from the start, and every character had a distinct personality that remained consistent throughout the entire game. Through their personal stories, you can come to relate to every one of your party members, and most of them are done well.

The romances were well done, with each of the two selectable protagonists (male human or female elf slaves/servants) having a variety of suiters to pursue. The romances only lightly effected the plot, however, and the effects of these personal relationships were only felt during minor plot points. The game could be played without romances at all, which may be odd considering it markets itself as a romantic novel.

Loren The Amazon Princess shines in its dialogue and characters, but is not without its flaws. The typical "Joke, Friendly, Forceful" dialogue options were a jarring experience. They didn't give you any indication at all as to what you'd actually say, which introduced something completely unpredicatable in a genre where the one thing that should be relatively predictable is the progranonist. It was easy to work around (scroll up to go back, or save/reload), but doing it this way was a strange decision from the designers.

The combat was extremely easy on normal, but that may have been because the focus was on the story. The turn based system with combos was interesting enough to survive the whole game without getting too boring.

The graphics were well framed with the plot, but the backgrounds were heavily reused, and the game could definately have benefited from having more of them. It was easy to forget where we were based on any particular background image.

All in all, I thoroughly enjoyed and recommend this game to lovers of visual novels. There are plenty of 'they lived happily ever after' endings, as well as one or two not so happy, and if you allow yourself to fall into the characters, a definite sadness when the tale ends and there's nothing more to read.
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1 z 1 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
26.4 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 19 listopada
If you like giggly romance, simple dialogues and a regular fantasy setting with a few rpg elements thrown in, then this might be for you.

I did like it, but it's still hard to recommend from a neutral perspective. If you look at the game mechanics, writing, character depth, story etc then this is all quite average or below.
However, for a Ren'Py game (the engine) it's way above average! And if you know Ren'Py games/visual novels in general, then you already know what to expect: a bit of silliness, lots of romance and recurring pictures. Don't get me wrong... that's part of the charm and quite on purpose!

The only thing that disappointed me a bit is the climax of the romance. It could have been a bit stronger, more dramatic or so, honestly.

Although I'm not entirely sure, I'm giving this a thumbs down because I think the price is too high. Maybe get it when it's on sale again and if you liked the demo (available on winterwolves homepage).
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2 z 3 osób (67%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
31.6 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 31 października
More of an interactive story than a game in my opinion - still enjoyable though. Lots of reading. A good entry level game for someone who may not enjoy the complex RPGs that are out there.
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2 z 4 osób (50%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
60.3 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 25 października
The game has an enjoyable story with simple mechanics. It's definitely more for those who enjoy stories but it can be enjoyed by all, even new comers.
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2 z 4 osób (50%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
15.6 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 29 października
An amazing story driven RPG that any RPG fan; old school or new, would love to play. It kinda feels like Fire Emblem and Dragon Age Origans had a beautiful hipster, indie baby. I love this game so much at only 2 hours in, I am super excited to play hours over hours of this game.
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1 z 3 osób (33%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
15.1 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 31 października
Good, interesting, nice ost.
Steam overlay lags hard on high res displays.
No window-borderless mode.
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0 z 1 osób (0%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
2.5 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 10 listopada
I found the game to be very average, to say the very least.


[Spoiler below]

Yes, it is unusual for you to begin as a slave for a Amazon Princess and travel with her, but the innovation just stop right there. The story is your classic "Dungeon and Dragons vs demonic evil," but it goes little beyond that.

Events often made little to no sense-For example, your naive warrior princess walk into a bar...start a fight, kill 6 town's guards. No repercussion. 5 minutes later, the evil goblin lord showed up at your bedroom, start a fight...and after his minion dies, transform their corpses into town's guards...and then you are arrested. And of course, no need for any sense of mystery: cue to the dark lord sitting on a volcano with his succubus.

It couldn't get more cliched if the princess end up finding a magic sword that made her the choosen one...wait, she do that too within like 10 mintues into the game.

Frankly, this is like straight out of a saturday morning cartoon from the 90s.

The other problems include:

-Too many NPCS-Most RPG these days let you update your "bench team" with exp even if they weren't in the fight. Thus avoiding certain NPCs falling behind. Not this game. They gave you 6 slots, but in the 2.5 hours I played this game I already encountered at NPCs. So at least two guys would have to be "benched" or constantly rotated.

-Stats don't appear to matter beyond the "primary stats-

So to be honest, a cliched story, a poor designed game mechanic is definitely not worth $20.
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1 z 5 osób (20%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
9.8 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 13 listopada
A contrived naivistic story and characters that just don't manage to hold appeal, served with simplistic gameplay.
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1 z 9 osób (11%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
2.9 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 8 listopada
a very contrived piece of manhating fantasy, filled with white knights and horrible monster men who aggrevate women for no reason... story is boring, playing as a manslave to a woman prissy princess... it grows weaker for every scene
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4 z 16 osób (25%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
17.3 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 31 października
This basically a dating sim with (with lots and lots and LOTS of talking) with some battles sprinkled here and there.

And before anyone says: "Don't play an RPG if you don't like reading" I'd say that the problem isn't the ammount of dialog per se. It's that the game really fails to balance the amount of talking you do before you can get into ONE actual battle. I easily spend more time reading the game than playing.

The battle system isn't the greatest thing out there but it works well within the game. Also it can be very quick. So, if you are the grindy type (like I am), grinding can be made very easily and quickly.

Also, while the artwork is very pretty, it falls misarably into those cliches of big-boobed female with very skimpy and unpratical outfits.
(because it totally makes sense going into a battle leaving your torso completely open and, apparently, wearing no underwear)

If this was a $5 game I'd be fine, but it isn't. For the price I'd want something else. If I want to read that amount, I'll go read a book.
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9.7 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 9 listopada
Visual Novel z elementami RPG. To dosyć odważne połączenie, ale w przypadku Loren: The Amazon Princess, broni się zaskakująco dobrze. Fabuła jest prosta i oklepana do bólu, fanservice po jakimś czasie zaczyna irytować, a postacie są sztampowe i napisane wg powszechnie znanych w fantasy i anime tematów. Mimo to - gra się zaskakująco przyjemnie, czyli cecha, która dla gier komputerowych jest najistotniejsza, została zachowana. Gra być może nie jest warta swojej "pełnej" ceny, ale jeżeli komuś uda się złapać na promocji - warto spróbować.
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35.3 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 4 listopada
"Baldur's Gate-lite". Seriously, character interactions and romances feel very alike, even the camp mechanic is there. And combat, despite being easy, does make you think, a rare occasion today. World exploring is poor, and the game lacks strategic warfare like in Neverwinter Nights 2 (it would be a blast if it had!). But immersion is still great, thanks to good art and dialogues.
Small but great game. Definitely worth its price.
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14.1 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 2 listopada
For the purposes of this review, I will start with this: As an occasional but relatively infrequent insomniac, I played this game from start to finish over the course of the night and through the morning not because I had nothing better to do but because I had to know how things would end. There is no higher honor for written fiction than that feeling of "just one more page", much like the videogame equivalent "just one more level". I say written fiction because while you can argue back and forth about whether visual novels are games (in my view they are), the highlight of Loren The Amazon Princess is still narrative over gameplay.

But unlike many if not most visual novels, there is an actual game here in a game mechanics sense. Fittingly for such a high-fantasy oriented story, it plays as a hybrid between entirely literary visual novels and an RPG. Do not expect the depth of a dedicated RPG. That is not to be found here.

Despite that there is still a commendable level of depth considering it's status as a hybrid. Equipment, level ups, stat points, skill trees and varied character classes are accounted for. Technically the only class choice you have the power to alter is the chosen player surrogate (there are two available) at the very start of the game, but the various party members have distinct roles and flexibility within those roles even if say, the dwarf chick will always be a bow-oriented type. Character forcing does occur at times for narrative reasons, but the game ensures that even characters you don't use often will be of relatively close level to your mainstays. The player surrogate and the titular Loren are often but not exclusively required members, but that's not a huge deal out of a party of six at a time when the roster fills out.


On the narrative front, people often compare this to Dragon Age Origins. That isn't entirely accurate. The theme of uniting different peoples to face an overarching threat is present in both games, and there is a character much like Morrigan. Other than that, it's mostly that both are archetypal fantasy stories.


Make no mistake, Loren is not a narrative you seek out for surprises. Anyone with decent familarity with fantasy novels will find little to shock them. A poor writer would let that result in a boring story, but thankfully the developers are not poor writers. What the writing lacks in surprises it more than makes up for in quality. A well rounded cast with believable motivations, genuine character development, and some damn quotable lines make this a visual novel you don't want to miss.


Also: if any of that RPG side of things doesn't sound like your deal, don't worry about it. The difficulty options and competent automated options for distributing stats and skill points means you will have to micromanage only exactly as much as you want to and not a bit more. Equipment lacks that, of course, but that's straight forward anyway.


TL:DR; BUY IT ALREADY.
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30.9 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 5 listopada
You've played 30 hours

Anymore I need to say?
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23.9 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 2 listopada
Even if i don't like to read tons of texts, i enjoy this game greatly. Never thinked good rpg can be without 2D or 3D.

+ Nice graphics with touch of sexy
+ Nice Musics
+ Nice battle system
+ Easy to use UI
+ Random item from shops but without random attributes.
+ Caps 30 levels, infinite level up with "Tasks"
+ Many locations to explore
+ Long story text to read
+ Nice NPC & characters
+ Many classes to play, skills/spells with combo, free points allocation
+ Romance system


- (personnal opinion) : too many texts (i prefer rpg with shorter story)
- Steam version censored (you have to find tips to unlock, see *** )

You can buy this game safely. I recommend it.

I'll update my evaluation later when i'll end game and all difficulties level.


*** To play uncensored version you have to download demo on official website. Install it outside your Steam directory. Demo will recognize you bought Steam version and will transform itself to full version. Launch "Demo" to play uncensored version outside from Steam. Not sure you'll be able to unlock all achievements.
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