Action adventure role playing game during medieval age in Middle East. Story is based on a historical battle at the 7th century in Iraq. Inspired by The Witcher and Mount & Blade with a rich story with two playable characters. Relive the battle events and lead your troops to victory.
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Negative (30) - 13% of the 30 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Feb 29, 2020

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Being a game development studio in Egypt and in the Middle East is a huge challenge.
The game industry in the region is quite limited and primitive.
We have been developing the game for three years now.
But finishing and completing the whole project is quite challenging on our own.
So we decided to let gamers judge the potential of our project.
Our mindset is to focus on quality over quantity (visuals / animations / cinematic / optimizations) with an indie spirit for the budget limitations.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We plan to finish the full game content in two years.
So the game will enter the beta stage after two years from now.
After that we will polish it up to have the final release within several months later.”

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

“During early access we will polish and add depth to the battle events.
This includes expanding on the fortifications and resources systems.
This will provide replay value beside the campaign missions.
After that the following will be added:
  • The rest of the campaign missions
  • All complete cinematic cut-scenes for the story
  • Larger battlefields with a lot more units engaged
  • Building several siege weapons and fortifications
  • Full skills and abilities tree for the two characters
  • More unique units and bosses with special abilities
  • Tribes and villages system with shifting alliances
  • Different side quests with additional NPCs
  • Survival mechanics in the vast desert dunes
  • Ancient Sassanian landmarks and ruins to explore
  • Several side activities like hunting and exploring

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The core mechanics are implemented and requires more polish.
The system can be easily expanded with more features without issues.
Characters abilities and skills are limited right now.
Some of the story missions are available for play.
Map is divided into several regions for the player to control.
A few fortifications and siege weapons can be built with resources.
Random battle events will be available for the player to encounter.
The game is playable and fairly optimized for smooth experience.
No major or critical bugs are present to break the game flow.
However any discovered issues will be addressed immediately.”

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

“Naturally the game price will increase with more content being added.
However we will try to keep the price increase at a lower scale to accommodate everyone.”

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

“Steam discussion boards will be used to receive the feedback.
We do not take the early access tag as an excuse.
We want to receive the community's feedback and criticism as well.
Earning the community's trust in our potential is the key for success.
Any constructive criticism will be taken to heart.”
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About This Game

Story Setting

The story events covers the great historical battle of Al-Qadiseiya that occurred at Iraq in the 7th century.

The battle had a decisive outcome that lead to the collapse of the Sassanian empire.
It lasted for approximately a week but the current game content covers the events prior to the battle.
You play as two elite soldiers who happen to be also brothers.
The twist is the army commander got sick and delegated his command to his elite soldier to lead the army.

Characters Overview

There will be two playable characters to play with (Qaikaa / Aassem).

Each one has a distinctive combat style and different skills and abilities to unlock.
Qaikaa is a heavy hitter who uses brute force and deals massive damage.
While Aassem is quick and agile with his swift attacks.

World of Iraq

The game world represents Iraq in the 7th century with high visual fidelity and immersive art.

Despite the common thought of Iraq as a desert but it is a very diverse land full of various terrains.
Aside from the beautiful landscape the world will be rich with various historical landmarks and architecture.
During that time Iraq was ruled by the Sassanian Empire which was the last Persian Empire existed.
The Sassanian art and architecture is very unique inheriting from both the Assyrian and Sumerian cultures.

Combat Mechanics

The gameplay mechanic switches between single character combat and army control.

The battlefield will contain wide areas and large unit numbers.
Depending on mission type some are solo and some require a few troops while others are actual battles.
Each weapon has a specific range and advantage against certain enemies with the ability to switch weapons quickly.
Army controls are accessed through a quick menu and the player has to combine all those controls to achieve victory.
World map is divided into several regions with either enemies or allies for the player to occupy and conquer.
Resources management and building fortifications is a crucial tool for the player to hold his seized regions.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

The combat mechanic contains execution animations where characters use medieval weapons to finish off enemies.
The animations include beheading and dismembering along with blood splash.

System Requirements

    • OS *: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 3570K
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 770 with 2GB VRAM
    • Storage: 30 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Minimum specifications may change during development
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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