Battle for glory in the arena, fighting challengers and climbing the ranks. Show your tactical prowess in this turn-based strategy game. Choose one of distinct factions and put together a team of champions with a set of unique skills. Outsmart and destroy your opponents.
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Feb 13, 2021

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Theater of Carnage is a strategy game with plenty of options. While we work to complete the game, it would be very helpful to get feedback regarding gameplay and mechanics. This will enable us to further shape our game to be more enjoyable.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“The game is expected to stay in Early Access for at least half a year. Ultimately, this might depend on feedback received.”

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

“The full release is planned to include 2 more playable factions and single player mode, where players can train their skills against highly sophisticated AI. The full release will also have a variety of environments.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The Early Access version already includes core gameplay experience and is reasonably stable. Currently first 2 factions and 2 multiplayer modes are available. The multiplayer options consist of online battle (with ranked ladder) and hotseat.”

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

“Currently there are no plans for different pricing after full release.”

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

“We are excited to hear any feedback, not just regarding issues, but also about gameplay mechanics and the overall experience. That way we can see if our ideas work and draw inspiration from the community.”
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About This Game

Clash of steel, waves of magic, the joy of battle!

Theater of Carnage is turn-based strategy with a wide range of options how to dominate the battlefield.

Engage in deep tactical combat. Choose your preferred faction and represent it in the imperial arena facing other players with your hand-picked team. All factions provide different gameplay experience. They have their own specific way how players can gather and make use of resources, in order to execute powerful abilities. Players build a team of team of 5 champions from a range of available characters. Every character possesses multiple unique skills, and mastering their proper use is crucial to victory.


At the start of each match there is preparation phase when players can place their units in a designated area of the battlefield. This allows them to position units, according to their initial battle plan. Both player’s characters take turns based on their initiative. They have a pool of action points, used to perform activities, with a wide variety of options how to spend them. The goal is to annihilate your opponent.

Glory awaits !

- Turn based combat in the cell based arena
- Different factions, each with their own strengths, the source of their power and ways to utilize it
- Choose a team of 5 champions
- Variety of characters possessing unique skills that can change the flow of the battle or shape overall strategy
- No roll of the dice. All comes down to the player’s strategy skills
- Wide range of tactical options.
- Online ranked battles and local hot-seat mode

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7 SP1+
    • Processor: Core 2 Duo
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Graphics card with DX10 (shader model 4.0) capabilities.
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection

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