Build, manage and defend your medieval castle in this crazy sidescroller RTS game. Build walls, towers and traps to protect your fortress from enemy sieges before launching your own. Command powerful siege weapons and design the perfect strategy to take back the empire.
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Mostly Positive (52) - 76% of the 52 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Oct 17, 2022

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“I love the artstyle of this game. It is beautiful. These pretty trees are like they were all painted by Bob Ross himself.”

“This is a really good game. I like it a lot. The animation is great. The gameplay is great. It is fast-paced. It is visceral, simple and easy to learn.”

“Really fun game!”

Open The Gates!

About This Game

Sidescrolling Castlebuilder. Real-time strategy game.

The emperor has lost control over his kingdom! Now he has appointed you as the leader of a new conquest.

Become a master of castle building and defense in this genre-blending sidescroller game. As you construct and fortify your fortress, you'll have a variety of defenses at your disposal, including walls, towers, and traps. But the real fun begins when it's time to launch a counterattack on the hilariously-voiced foes who dare to challenge you.

Build A Thriving Castle

  • Construct houses, inns, jailhouses, hospitals and more to keep your citizens happy.
  • Build lumber camps, quarries and charcoal makers to supply your kingdom with resources.
  • Rule and manage your castle. Hire falconers to get rid of rats and place guard posts to catch criminals.

A quaint city in the Green Fields bustling with life. Each villager will talk to you when you click them. Their opinion of you will become quite clear!

Prepare Defenses and Attack

  • Construct walls and towers to stall the enemy and prevent them from breaking into your castle.
  • Fend off massive sieges and upgrade your defenses.
  • Use siege weapons such as the ladderman, the catapult and the siege tower to besiege enemy castles.
  • Control unique units each with their own special crazy abilities like poisonous darts, exploding bolts and a rediculously powerful mace smash attack.

A quaint city in the Yellow Dunes under attack. Wooden walls are not as strong as their stone counterparts but when combined with upgrades such as firebraziers and towers they can make a formidable defense.

Siegetowers are a powerful tool for getting units onto enemy walls. Only an extremely good defense can prevent this.

Explore Beautiful Worlds

  • Construct hot air balloons to explore the skies and travel between majestic floating islands.
  • Build settlements in unique locations. There are green fields, hot deserts, volcanic craters and more to be explored.

Hot air balloons are the way you can transport units between floating islands. They can also be used as flying weapons if you place archers in these balloons.

The Red Depths are where your greatest fear lies. The fire will spread and is hard to extinguish and the enemy is strong. Here you will face a ghost trying to become mortal once again.

This game is a linear singleplayer experience. Available are over 26 levels across six different worlds allowing for roughly 15 hours of gameplay in the main campaign. Additionally, there are 12 challenging siege mode levels allowing for more gameplay after finishing the story. The game can be quite challenging but difficulty settings are available to tailor your experience. You will encounter fully voice acted characters, both friendly and villainous. The game includes a wide range of units each with their own unique abilities and a great variety in structure types.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS *: Windows 7 or higher (64 bit)
    • Processor: Quad Core Processor
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 660, Radeon RX 460 or similar dedicated graphics card
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Make sure to switch to High Performance Card instead of Integrated Graphics!
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Quad Core Processor
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce RTX 2070, Radeon RX 5700 or similar dedicated graphics card
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Additional Notes: Make sure to switch to High Performance Card instead of Integrated Graphics!
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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