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Description

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Balrum is an old-school, hybrid turn-based, open world indie RPG with deep tactical combat. Explore a huge living fantasy world with dozens of side quests next to an epic main quest. In addition to traditional RPG features Balrum has deep crafting which allows the player to craft their own custom items. Balrum also features farming your own crops, building your home, and survival mechanics complemented by the game's main features. In Balrum you will have a faithful animal companion as your pet. Your pet is fully controllable and adds greatly to the complexity of the combat.

The player takes control of a young man whose peaceful life is suddenly interrupted by events which will change his life forever.

Features:

  • Real-Time world with Turn-Based Combat
  • A huge Open World with dozens of Dungeons to explore
  • Spend your learning points to create a pure class or a hybrid class
  • Dozens of Side Quests and an Epic Main Quest
  • Three separate paths leading to the end
  • Building
  • Farming
  • Tame various animals to be your loyal Companion
  • Deep Crafting System which allows you to create custom items
  • Day/Night Cycle with Weather Effects
  • Survival Mechanics

Story

It's twenty years after your village fled the kingdom and took refuge in Darkwood. You always knew that these woods hold dark secrets but now you start to feel it's evil on your own skin. Horrible things are happening. You discover fragments of the woods dark history and come to the conclusion that you have to leave your home. You know in your heart that once you step out of the protection of the place where you grown up, nothing will be the same. You have to face a world that's in chaos. A world without laws. Nevertheless you feel something else too. You feel freedom. A completely new world awaits you to explore it, but the feeling quickly turns into guilt. There are people in Darkwood who are counting on your help. You are their last hope.


NOTE: Thank you to all our backers on Kickstarter for making this game possible.

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Critic Reviews

CRPG Revisiting old classics Windows Jul 02, 2016 4 out of 5 80
Indie Game Reviewer Windows Apr 30, 2016 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
One Up Gaming Windows 2016 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Spazio Games Windows Apr 29, 2016 7.5 out of 10 75
IGN Greece Windows Apr 01, 2016 7.4 out of 10 74
Starburst Magazine Windows Apr 12, 2016 7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars 70
Games.cz Windows Jul 21, 2016 6 out of 10 60
One Angry Gamer Windows Mar 31, 2016 Unscored Unscored
RPGWatch Windows Feb 20, 2017 Unscored Unscored

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