Elium - Prison Escape is a realistic swordfighting action roguelite in a medieval setting. Play in First and 3rd Person view with shooter-like controls, in a challenging and unforgiving prison environment with the main goal of finding an escape.
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Feb 28, 2018
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December 30, 2018

Patch v1.04.02

A new patch is available for Elium - Prison Escape.
This patch is a hotfix that fixes a couple of bug regressions in the tutorial that appeared due to changes in the previous patch.

Here's the full Changelog:
  • Bugfix: Fixed Tutorial text messages not appearing
  • Bugfix: Fixed Tutorial windows looking blown-white

Remember to report any bugs as per the how-to forum post: https://steamcommunity.com/app/680330/discussions/0/1697167168515595175/
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December 20, 2018

Patch v1.04.00

A new patch is now available for Elium - Prison Escape.
This patch features a big content update including the inclusion of health potions, two handed swords, and several level improvements.
Additionally a number of smaller graphical improvements, optimizations and bugfixes are included.



Here's the full Changelog:
  • New Feature: Added Two-handed swords
  • New Feature: Added Health potions
  • Improvement: Added Lamps as light sources to some levels
  • Improvement: Added 8 new room variations
  • Improvement: Added more decoration to some rooms
  • Improvement: Modified character faces to be more distinct and varied
  • Improvement: Improved AI for guards when searching for the player
  • Improvement: Added AI behavior to search around open doors
  • Improvement: Added AI prisoner behavior to loot corpses to improve their gear as long as the player doesn't need it
  • Improvement: Improved logic for light and darkness visibility toward AIs
  • Improvement: Added animation for guards when searching
  • Improvement: Improved hand weapon grip in animations
  • Improvement: Improved parry animations for axe and mace weapons
  • Improvement: UI Crosshair's Stealth visibility indicator now also shows visibility as affected by player movement and player noises
  • Improvement: Improved logic for distributing random loot into guards and chests
  • Improvement: Changed Candles so they don't require a Torch Extinguisher to put off
  • Improvement: Candles can now be put out (without any items)
  • Improvement: Improved character hair lighting
  • Improvement: Reduced the filesize of game saves
  • Improvement: Rebalanced the frequency of AI kicks
  • Optimization: Improved rendering performance of character head shader
  • Bugfix: Fixed amount of Jarren's possessions not displayed on the savegame list and not computing upon the final score
  • Bugfix: Fixed characters not being able to fall off ledges
  • Bugfix: Fixed characters unintentionally falling off ledges when attacking or kicking
  • Bugfix: Fixed AI characters floating when performing a dodge
  • Bugfix: Fixed AI losing track of their enemy when standing on a ledge
  • Bugfix: Fixed AI characters' legs glitching when turning
  • Bugfix: Fixed AI movement glitching when fighting
  • Bugfix: Fixed player's legs sometimes appearing turned when opening the inventory after rotating the view
  • Bugfix: Fixed character feet placement getting disabled unintentionally
  • Bugfix: Fixed weapon swing sound not getting interrupted when an attack is interrupted
  • Bugfix: Fixed one of Jarren's possessions not always having a spot to appear
  • Bugfix: Fixed fracturable objects not being fracturable
  • Bugfix: Fixed some engine warnings caused by scabbards attempting to create attack swing trails

Remember to report any bugs as per the how-to forum post: https://steamcommunity.com/app/680330/discussions/0/1697167168515595175/
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About This Game

Elium - Prison Escape is a realistic swordfighting action roguelite in a medieval setting.
Play in First and 3rd Person view with shooter-like controls, in a challenging and unforgiving prison environment with the main goal of finding an escape.
Take the role of Jarren Sorengar, a master swordsman seeing his days pass as a weary war prisoner. Time has come to meet fate, find an escape or die in the attempt.

Key Features:
  • 1stPerson / 3rdPerson melee action combat
    Fight with a sword, equip a shield, use your fists or even resort to fight with objects around you.
  • Reactive Combat AI
    Engage with zealous prison guards that use the same moves as the player, making for a tense and challenging experience.
  • Action and Stealth playing styles
    Hide in the shadows, turn off lights and sneak past enemies, or take your opponents by force.
  • Alone or with help
    Explore and fight on your own or rescue other prisoners to aid in your escape.
  • Random dungeon generation
    Experience a new level layout on every play, on a series of hand-crafted areas assembled procedurally.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This Game may contain content not appropriate for all ages, or may not be appropriate for viewing at work: Frequent Violence or Gore, General Mature Content

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 (64 Bit)
    • Processor: High-Performance Dual Core CPU or Quad Core CPU
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 / AMD Radeon HD5850
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 (64 Bit)
    • Processor: AMD FX 8000 series or better / Intel Quad i7 Core CPU
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 / AMD R9 290
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c

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