Shieldwall Chronicles: Swords of the North is a gripping, tactical RPG that lets you build a powerful band of adventurers and partake in a grand adventure.
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Mostly Positive (12) - 75% of the 12 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (53) - 81% of the 53 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Dec 16, 2018

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February 22

Preview of Centaur Class



Here's a WIP of the upcoming Centaur character class. It will be a hybrid archer / fighter and also the fastest of the character classes. Able to gallop across the battlefield in a single turn, the Centaur will be able to launch arrows from afar and charge into vulnerable wizards and archers at will.

The male version will be more melee focused with tougher stats and more melee-focused abilities while the female will be faster and more focused on healing and archery.

Hope you like the look of the new class. Feel free to share any feedback.
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February 19

Patch 1.47 Details

A small update today that includes a bug fix for the new draggable UI screens, a new ending cinematic and a new game mechanic. Here are the details:

  • Bug Fix - The stat sheet and terrain information screens have been reset to a central position by default. Players can then drag them to their desired screen position and then save it by clicking the end-turn position. The "L" key now resets these screens to the default centre position. This change was made as some users were not seeing the UI windows on their monitors.
  • Enhancement - If a character moves next to an enemy that is hiding behind a half cover obstacle, that enemy will be forced to stand up fully and no longer benefit from that half cover. This represents the fact that half cover is low on the ground and requires characters to crouch down to benefit from them. This also allows players to use melee fighters to disrupt half cover protection of an entrenched enemy line.
  • New Content - A new cinematic scene has been added after the final battle at the end of the campaign.
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About This Game

In Shieldwall Chronicles: Swords of the North, you lead a mercenary band into the perilous and cold northlands of Tarren. Your search for fortune will see you pitch blade and spell book against a host of enemies including the undead, demons, and lizardmen and many other creatures. In a battle that is part game-book and part tactical RPG, you will build a powerful band of warriors and wizards and tilt the balance of power in the northern kingdoms.

Key Features

  • Take part in deep, turn-based combat. Combat is realistic and incorporates details such as weapon range, damage effects, and counter attacks without slowing down gameplay. Players will also have to use cover and line of sight effectively to be successful.

  • Build a party from among 15 different classes. Choose a party of six heroes that range from scholarly wizards to hardened warriors. Using each character type to their fullest is vital to securing victory as most excel in only certain tasks. Wizards have massively destructive magic but will fall quickly to a simple spear thrust while great warriors can hold off a horde if properly supported.

  • A unique morale system adds an entirely new tactical layer to the combat. Warriors will fight far better if they believe the tide of battle is on their side and will begin to panic if they believe otherwise. Watching a friend fall or an enemy leader slain drastically affects morale. Arrows and spells, even when they miss, will affect the courage of both friends and foes in their area of effect. Finally, the bloodlust mechanic means certain warriors will find new sources of energy for each foe they slay.

  • Collect hundreds of powerful magic items to equip your party. Each character can equip up to nine items from swords, shields, cloaks, rings to helmets. Each item can range from a common item that grants only a small benefit to legendary items that can both boost stats and grant entirely new powers to its bearer. Fighters can equip magical rings that can allow them to conjure fireballs or summon undead guardians, for example. The magic item system allows you to customize your party even further and develop entirely new tactics and battle plans.

  • Enjoy over 50 hours of gameplay in the campaign. Your journey will see you lead your party across snow-covered wilderness, through dark caverns, ancient ruins and the bloody streets of great cities. Battles can be replayed at various difficulties and no level cap provides no end of enjoyment for the die-hard player.

  • Delve into a gritty, realistic world that blends dark age history and culture with fantasy races and monsters. The northern kingdoms of Tarren are places where men fight in shield walls with spear, axe and sword against elves, dwarfs, goblins and even dragons. Wizards and monsters are powerful but can still be defeated with sound tactics, armour and courage.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

Shieldwall Chronicles features medieval combat against humans and fantasy creatures. The violence is from a top down perspective and not overly graphic.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows® 7 & Later, 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i3-3217U or AMD A4-5000 APU
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB Video Memory
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows® 7 & Later, 64-bit
    • Processor: 3GHz Quad Core
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2GB ATI Radeon HD 7970, 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 or better
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card

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