In WARTILE miniature figures battle it out in a real time strategy video game. Position your figurines, use their strengths and be mindful of their weaknesses, activate their special abilities and play your action cards to gain the upper hand on the playing field.
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Release Date: Mar 17, 2017

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“With Wartile we are trying to do something very new and different and with early access we hope to reach out to the community while we develop, adjust and improve the game. Wartile have been in development for three years and is playable, pretty polished, generally bug free and have already been played by thousands of players during free demo’s and closed alphas. With a clear vision and the help from you and our growing community, we aim to realize the full potential of Wartile.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Wartile is close to be feature complete, but we still need to adjust and balance many of the features. Our main workload will be to complete the Viking campaign by adding more content into the game such as new battle boards, new figurines classes, story parts and elaborate on multiplayer modes.

Feedback from our community might have an impact on our priorities and milestones, but we expect to be in Early Access for around 6 -9 months.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The final version will include the full Viking Campaign with a number of visual stunning and challenging battle boards, more figurine classes for more diversity and a place where you can spend your looted gold on meaningful items. We also intend to create a deeper combat system, by adding more cards and environment modifiers.

For the multiplayer we aim to develop a stronger multiplayer environment with options to play co-op and have competitive multiplayer matchmaking.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Currently the game is fully playable and generally bug free with three different figurine classes and the first quarter of the story line, with associated battle boards, is playable. With the completion of the campaign battle boards, a multiplayer battle board will unlock allowing players to engage in quick matches against other random players.

At its current state Wartile is estimated to have about two hours of play time not counting replays or multiplayer sessions.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“We plan to have a slightly cheaper Early Access version compared to the final release. This is both as a thank you to people who support us at this early stage and to reflect the amount of content added during Early Access.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We have a long tradition of listening and reacting on feedback coming from our community. We just had a period of closed alpha testing with players sharing their good and bad experiences with us. During this alpha phase we have made several major game play related updates based on the feedback from out community.

During the Early Access we will work on two tracks. One that will focus on delivering more playable content to the game and the other will focus on adjusting and improving features based either feedback, ideas or other player patterns that we might discover during the Early Access.”
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April 27

Content update 0.4.6.0 Released



Hi everyone

We are very excited to finally release our first content update for Wartile. It has taken us a bit longer than we anticipated, but we believe it's a solid update, and one which will add more content while also improving the overall quality of the game.

The highlight of this content update is The Rescue battle board that introduces a new stealth oriented gameplay experience requiring you to plan and execute some swift attacks to avoid triggering an alarm thus compromising your mission. To accomplish this a correct figurine lineup and well assembled card deck will make a big difference on the battlefield.

We hope that this update will be well received and can ensure you that the next update is in full production. Please spend a few moments to give us your feedback about the game and the update here in the steam community or through the Detailed Feedback link when exiting the game.

The update also contains many other enhancements and improvements based on all the community feedback we have been receiving, please refer to the patch notes below for the full overview.

Patch notes 0.4.6.0

Tears of Eir (Tutorial)

  • Tutorial now includes additional tutorial elements.
  • Explanation of unit targeting and how to change target attack
  • Explanation of godly and tactical cards
  • Explanation of battle points
  • Explanation of unit ability cards
  • Tutorial includes a secondary object “It’s a Trap”, that unlocks the “Trap” tactical card.
  • Units on first difficulty has been nerfed slightly
Lost Norse
  • Secondary objective “Destroy the Boats” now unlocks a new godly card: “Curse of Old Age” (!!! Missing art)
  • Ancient Leader and Ancient Norse now includes a small surprise on death.
  • The cave no longer contains a trap to find and pick up. (see Tears of Eir changes)
Hillside
  • Hillside has been made significantly easier on first difficulty. It was really hard to start with.
  • Secondary objective “War Rings” now unlocks new godly card “Heimdallr’s Vigil”)
  • “War Rings” objective has seen various changes
  • Rings now drop from “Heidrun Leaders”
  • Heidrun Leaders has been moved around
  • “Warhorn” objective has seen various changes
  • Objective is now called “Gjallarhorn”
  • The objective has been moved into the final cave.
Coastline
  • Completing Coastline now also unlocks Strength of Magni Godly Card
New Coastline by Night
  • Added new coastline battle board variation called “Kings Favor”. This features a new stealth-like mechanic that will challenge players timing and tactical skills.
UI
  • Godly/Tactical and Unit Ability cards has been adjusted to reduce clipping through the terrain.
Ability Cards

All player figurines now have unique abilities.

Warrior Leader (Guy with yellow hair)
  • Ability 1: Shield Bash
  • Ability 2 (New): Banner: Places a banner on a free tile that buffs nearby friendly units attack and defense skill.
  • Ability 3 (New): Armor Break: Perform a violent attack that significantly debuffs defense skill and armor for the duration.
Norse Hunter (Guy with no hair)
  • Ability 1 (New): Taunt: Will make all enemy units in range target this unit with their attacks for the duration. In addition they receive a minor defense debuff.
  • Ability 2: Shield Wall
  • Ability 3: Shield Push
Spearman of the South
  • Ability 1: Immobilize
  • Ability 2 (New): Action Surge: The spearman reduces his movement cooldown significantly and increases movement range. In addition, he receives a minor bonus to attack speed.
  • Ability 3 (New): Spear Wall: The spearman focuses on a tile, attacking and pushing back any unit that steps onto that tile. This deals a massive amount of damage.
Brute of the Wolf Clan
  • Ability 1: Kick to the Groin
  • Ability 2: Forceful Attack
  • Ability 3 (New): Wrath of Idunn: The brute cannot die for 15 seconds and heals a minor amount of health of the duration.
Godly & Tactical Cards
  • New card: “Heimdallr’s Vigil”: Gives a major defensive bonus to a target figurine.
  • New card: “Curse of Old Age”: Target figurine fall to sleep for 8 seconds.
  • New card: “King’s Favor”: Summons a viking warrior to help you for a while.

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April 23

Help us test and evaluate new content before it goes live.

Hi everyone

We are almost ready to release our first Content Update 0.4.6.0 that will include The Rescue battle board featuring a more stealth oriented gameplay along with a lot of other improvements.

However we are just a small team developing and while our community and player base keeps growing we would like to offer those of you interested the opportunity to get first hands on new updates, while also helping us test and evaluate the quality of the new content.

This would be a huge help both for us and all of our players since we will have the chance to catch possible bugs or design flaws before they release to the main build.



So if you are interested to get a sneak peak, and tryout the new content and features and give us feedback before it go live, please follow below instructions on how to sign up.

Sign up to our Newsletter and mark the - I already own the game and want to be part of the New Content TestGroup

If you already are signed up, just write in your Email address and then mark the - New content TestGroup, this should update your profile with us.




By signing up to our Newsletter it allows us to send your direct information and instructions when new content is released to the TestBuild. You will also receive our standard Newsletter by signing up.

We just want to say thanks in advance to anyone signing up to help us test and evaluate the quality of new content updates.

and yes the next content update is just on the doorstep.

The Wartile Team

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Reviews

“If you’ve ever seen a miniatures table all decked out at a friendly local game shop or a wargaming convention, understand that Wartile is leaps and bounds better than anything you’ve seen before.”
Polygon

“Wartile's World Looks Too Pretty To Bleed All Over”
Kotaku

“This is a perfect blend of board game and RTS action. It’s hard to reinvent the wheel. But this is a strategy game unlike anything I’ve ever played before.”
MMOHuts

About This Game



A miniature Universe coming to life
Experience a living, breathing tabletop video game that invites the player into a miniature universe full of small adventures, Norse mythology and challenges that require real time strategical decisions

Fresh and innovative combat system
Wartile is not a turn-based strategy, but rather a real-time affair with cooldowns that keeps the action going, but still leaves you just enough time to plan your next move or play a figurine ability or special power card. At its core, this is a game about positioning and decision making.

Diorama battle boards
Lead your collection of Vikings through a beautiful handcrafted diorama battle board complete different environmental themes all with tiles that allow players to strategically plan their tactical moves and attack in real time.

Collect figurines and customize their equipment and abilities
Unlock and collect an array of different figurines, customable with armor pieces and weapons. Level them up and unlock their unique combat abilities to provide a choice of tactical options before they embark on each quest.

Gain the tactical edge by utilizing Godly and tactical cards, that are unlocked by completing objectives. These Cards are assembled before engaging in battle.

Venture alone or challenge a friend
Explore the mythology and challenge the gods while you make your journey into a world ruled by mythology, lore and old tales. Or challenge your friends in competitive one vs one multiplayer showdowns.



  • Five beautifully handcrafted diorama battle boards each with its own environmental theme and with three difficulty tiers. Can you beat them all ?
  • A unique One vs One multiplayer competitive battle board, where you can settle the score against a friend or random players.
  • Three Unique Viking classes each with unique combat style & ability cards who can be leveled up to level five.
  • A selection of godly and tactical cards at your disposal.
  • Diverse selection of enemies, each with their special abilities and traits
  • Collectable equipment some with magical powers for you to harness.
  • Expandable objective system that continuously can grow within each battle board
  • A campaign board with a Norse tavern for hiring your crew, a armory to equip & train them and a collection deck for your selections.



  • Additional three new and unique handcrafted battle boards each with its own environmental theme and difficulty tiers.
  • Three new unique Viking classes with their own combat style and selection of abilities.
  • Creatures of the Norse mythology such as Undead, Dire Wolfs, Trolls & Giants.
  • New versions of excising battle boards redesigned in a different setting, with new challenges, encounters and objectives.
  • Many new godly and tactical cards that can be unlocked through the various battle boards
  • Lots of tribal themed equipment that can be looted through out the game.
  • A weapon shop where new equipment can be bought or leftovers sold.
  • further exploration into multiplayer and Co-op content
  • story strings with objectives that are connected through different battle boards.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 or newer
    • Processor: Intel dual Core i5 or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 560 or Radeon HD 6870
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 or newer
    • Processor: Quad Core Processor
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 1050 or RX 460
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
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