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We at Epoch Games strive to provide the very best RPG experience possible, while working closely with our community to achieve the best immersion and visuals known in an Indie-developed game. We are comprised of developers from around the world and have a dedication to the world we create and our community. Our current project, "Lays of Althas: Sundered Order", is a Medieval low-fantasy RPG set in the world of Jevreth, on the continent of Althas.

The Lays of Althas: Sundered Order

The Lays of Althas: Sundered Order is Epoch Games’ current and first project.

The Lays of Althas: Sundered Order is a Single-player, first-person, Medieval-Fantasy RPG currently being developed on Epic's Unreal Engine 4, for Windows PCs. The game is currently planned to be released by a Chapter basis, with every Chapter bringing new regional content and planned gameplay features.
More information is avaliable in our IndieDB page.

Joining the Team

Epoch Games is currently looking for new members, so if you have any of the skills mentioned below and have a passion for game development, please fill out an application on our forum. Keep in mind that Epoch Games is currently a non-profit group, and that we are all-volunteer. Feel free to enquire more about joining; you can contact our members via private messages or on the forums. We look forward to hearing from you!

We are currently looking for:

  • Level Designers
  • 3D Modellers
  • 2D artists
  • Animators
  • Programmers with experience in C++ and OpenGL (Experience in UE4 is a bonus)
  • Graphic Designer

and any other relevant skills...

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The Lays of Althas : Sundered Order
The Lays of Althas : Sundered Order

The Lays of Althas : Sundered Order

Updated 1 month ago TBD Single Player Role Playing

Even in its early days, Althas has been a land shaken by conflicts. In the early days, these conflicts pitted the Anointed Kingdoms of Men against the...

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Epoch_MEB Aug 7 2013 replied:

There are areas of coast that will have decent cliffs, mostly up the east coast of the island.

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OwenYulefield Aug 5 2013 says:

Hey everyone, I just filed my application for Concept Artist on the Epoch Games team, check out my post if you'd like to see my drawings :)


Here's a taste ;)


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ElfFriend Aug 5 2013 replied:

Nice drawings! Also looking at the armors that have maille reminded me of how maille is just a texture on characters:( not that it's terrible but it just isn't as awesome as if it was actually 3D with physics. Unfortunately I think it will still be about 10 years before maille isn't a texture anymore, and that's mostly because the "next gen" consoles will hold it back until they get replaced.

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OwenYulefield Aug 5 2013 replied:

Thanks! Any critiques?

But I agree. I would love to draw maille as something other than a texture, but it's harder than it looks. You have to make it all look the same and it all has to be connected to look totally the same.

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ElfFriend Aug 6 2013 replied:

Not quite what I meant by wishing for 3D maille. I'd just like to have games with model maille instead of texture maille much like they have mostly model armor peices these days. As for critique well I'm not an artist:) I gave up on drawing when I realized I wasn't too good at it:(

Oh and devs how does the recent crytek website thing affect you? I have a crydev account so I'm sort of affected since I'll have to change my password. (I might consider using a pass phrase if it wasn't so long to type out. Logan from TekSyndicate talked about password vs pass phrase on a wan show.

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Epoch_MEB Creator
Epoch_MEB Aug 6 2013 replied:

At the moment the site issues are not causing us much of a problem. If it has happened in two months time, I imagine that it would cause us serious a serious problem. Its just an inconvenience right now.

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names_are_useless Creator
names_are_useless Aug 3 2013 says:

In case you all haven't seen: We at Epoch Games have posted a First Look at Lays of Althas: Sundered Order under our group's News.


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BogOfEternalStench Jul 25 2013 says:

Looking great sofar! ;) Best luck on this one, definately the right decision, should have done this in first place.

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haadaek Jul 25 2013 says:

Trippy website, guys. Hopefully the wiggling blob will make sense in time.

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Epoch_MEB Creator
Epoch_MEB Jul 25 2013 replied:

Heh, that wasn't meant to be seen :P It's not actually part of anything, just a place holder.

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