The Creators Of AI War Bring You... A 2D sidescroller without a linear path. An action game with tactical combat and citybuilding. An adventure game that lets you free-roam a vast, procedurally-generated world. A Valley Without Wind defies genre stereotypes. Unlike other procedurally-generated games, you also get a logical progression in difficulty, plus helpful tips and checklists to guide your travels (should you need them). Choose for yourself how to prepare to face the vastly stronger Overlord. Complete a variety of missions to earn new spells, and/or roam the wilds to uncover secret missions and stashes of magical crafting loot. Customize your characters with unique combinations of enchants and spells that change how you move, jump, and fight. Or rescue people and bring them back to your settlement so that they can then be sent on dispatch missions; you don't have to carry the burden of your fledgling civilization alone! You choose how to play, and the world adapts around you.

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(More) Musings On Iterative Game Design

(More) Musings On Iterative Game Design

Jun 26, 2011 0 comments

Arcen Games Lead Programmer and CEO Chris Park provides an update on his thoughts relating to iterative game design, and why as a company we swear by it.

A Busy Schedule For The Remainder Of 2012

A Busy Schedule For The Remainder Of 2012

Aug 6, 2012 0 comments

A closer look at our three major projects scheduled for the rest of the year.

A Valley Without Wind 2 - a full sequel free for existing customers - is coming

A Valley Without Wind 2 - a full sequel free for existing customers - is coming

Sep 29, 2012 6 comments

A bit of news: A Valley Without Wind 2 is officially a thing. It will be a near-complete departure from the first game, will hit beta in November, and...

A Valley Without Wind 2 Alpha Footage

A Valley Without Wind 2 Alpha Footage

Dec 14, 2012 1 comment

We take the lid off the game with the first look at the alpha. Open beta is just around the corner... as in next week!

A Valley Without Wind Embarks On Final Beta Phase

A Valley Without Wind Embarks On Final Beta Phase

Mar 1, 2012 2 comments

A new trailer, screenshots, updated demos, and more are out now as we officially announce AVWW's final beta phase.

A Valley Without Wind Hits 1.0

A Valley Without Wind Hits 1.0

Apr 24, 2012 2 comments

Out now on Steam and several other digital retailers, and coming soon to Desura as well.

A Valley Without Wind Music Dev Diary and Interviews

A Valley Without Wind Music Dev Diary and Interviews

Feb 16, 2011 0 comments

Our composer Pablo Vega continues a series of developer diaries for AVWW, and we chat with Rock, Paper, Shotgun and BigDownload about the game.

A Valley Without Wind Released on Desura

A Valley Without Wind Released on Desura

May 2, 2012 0 comments

Environ has been shattered in the wake of an unknown cataclysm, with only small pockets of humanity left in its wake.

A Valley Without Wind Screenshots And Video Show Off New Spells And First Enemy

A Valley Without Wind Screenshots And Video Show Off New Spells And First Enemy

Feb 12, 2011 0 comments

We present a progress report for our upcoming procedurally-generated action-adventure title A Valley Without Wind, which now has magic spells and an enemy...

A Valley Without Wind Showing At E3, 1.1 Update Arrives Next Week

A Valley Without Wind Showing At E3, 1.1 Update Arrives Next Week

Jun 3, 2012 0 comments

Details for AVWW's first official post-launch release are shared, as we ready its launch to coincide with the game's showing at E3 2012.

A Valley Without Wind: Multiplayer, World Map, Regions and Windstorms!

A Valley Without Wind: Multiplayer, World Map, Regions and Windstorms!

Mar 2, 2011 0 comments

We peel back the curtain for multiplayer plans in AVWW, complete with server support. Also we reveal the World Map, new regions and those pesky windstorms...

A Valley Without Wind: New Music Diary, Energy Lance Spell and Minimap

A Valley Without Wind: New Music Diary, Energy Lance Spell and Minimap

Mar 10, 2011 3 comments

This week we reach a multiplayer benchmark for AVWW, as well as introduce the Energy Lance spell, minimap, new regions, objects and more. Our composer...

A Valley Without Wind: Shadows, Traps, and Particles, Oh My!

A Valley Without Wind: Shadows, Traps, and Particles, Oh My!

Feb 21, 2011 1 comment

We present AVWW's latest screenshots, video and dev diary focusing on the latest additions to the game: HUD, shadows, more robust particle effects, a...

Arcen Catalog Steam Sale, IndieFort Spring Bundle, and Full Indie Summit

Arcen Catalog Steam Sale, IndieFort Spring Bundle, and Full Indie Summit

Apr 15, 2013 0 comments

The Entire Arcen Library is 75% off on Steam until April 22nd, and AI War is part of GamersGate's IndieFort Spring Bundle.

Arcen Games Heading To PAX Prime With Indie Mega Booth

Arcen Games Heading To PAX Prime With Indie Mega Booth

Aug 22, 2012 0 comments

Exciting news to share, as we'll be exhibiting at yet another PAX this year, and this time around we're part of the Indie Mega Booth! Stop by and see...

AVWW 1.1, IndieCade E3 Showcase Coverage

AVWW 1.1, IndieCade E3 Showcase Coverage

Jun 24, 2012 1 comment

We share why our time at E3 was well spent, as well as what people are saying about 1.1.

AVWW 1.2 Brings New Level Progression, Citybuilding and Crafting Systems

AVWW 1.2 Brings New Level Progression, Citybuilding and Crafting Systems

Jul 10, 2012 0 comments

A Valley Without Wind 1.2 has officially released! The new update adds a handful of major features including a fleshed-out citybuilding system, new crafting...

AVWW 1.2/AI War Expansion 4 Press as Steam Summer Sale Rages

AVWW 1.2/AI War Expansion 4 Press as Steam Summer Sale Rages

Jul 13, 2012 1 comment

Lots to share including major discounts on all our releases!

AVWW 2 OST and AVWW 2 (Extended Edition) OST On Sale!

AVWW 2 OST and AVWW 2 (Extended Edition) OST On Sale!

Feb 25, 2013 1 comment

AVWW 2 OST (12 Tracks) and AVWW 2 Extended Edition OST (48 Tracks) Out Now! Both include standout title track "To One Who'll Stand And Fight" by composer...

AVWW Daily Deal and Post-Release 1.206 Out Now

AVWW Daily Deal and Post-Release 1.206 Out Now

Aug 16, 2012 1 comment

The latest post-release beta update for A Valley Without Wind is out now as the game is Steam's daily deal through tomorrow morning at 10 AM Pacific Time...

AVWW Hits Alpha: Side View, Underground, and Increased Variation

AVWW Hits Alpha: Side View, Underground, and Increased Variation

Jun 21, 2011 0 comments

A Valley Without Wind update #12 has us showing off Alpha for the first time, with some major changes and additions in tow. The biggest of all being our...

AVWW Post-Release 1.207 "Double Lightning" Released

AVWW Post-Release 1.207 "Double Lightning" Released

Aug 25, 2012 1 comment

The latest post-release beta update for A Valley Without Wind is out now! It adds a new spell, another 100 player-created rooms, and other various tweaks...

AVWW Update: New Footage, Screens and Dev Journals

AVWW Update: New Footage, Screens and Dev Journals

Mar 28, 2011 4 comments

It's been a couple of weeks since our last update, so we're making up for it with a big time update that includes interiors, lighting, crafting, new regions...

AVWW Week 1 Beta Updates, Stats, and Coverage

AVWW Week 1 Beta Updates, Stats, and Coverage

Oct 3, 2011 0 comments

New updates, stats, and press/video coverage of A Valley Without Wind are the topic just a week out from the beta launch.

AVWW: First Public Release Now Beta

AVWW: First Public Release Now Beta

Mar 31, 2011 1 comment

We make a difficult, but ultimately beneficial decision regarding the A Valley Without Wind's release schedule, as well as share a new lighting video...

AVWW: IOTY 2011 Giveaway and Latest Multiplayer News

AVWW: IOTY 2011 Giveaway and Latest Multiplayer News

Dec 8, 2011 27 comments

New multiplayer info for A Valley Without Wind, and we'd like to celebrate IOTY 2011 with a giveaway.

AVWW: IOTY Voting, Multiplayer Public Alpha, and MineCon Trailer

AVWW: IOTY Voting, Multiplayer Public Alpha, and MineCon Trailer

Dec 4, 2011 3 comments

Arcen Games shares news and new media regarding its 2D sidescrolling platformer A Valley Without Wind, including a new trailer and a wrap-up of our trip...

AVWW: New Character Models, Time Period Info, and 17 Minutes of Gameplay

AVWW: New Character Models, Time Period Info, and 17 Minutes of Gameplay

Aug 15, 2011 0 comments

Arcen Games is wholly excited to announce new updates for their procedurally-generated exploration and survival game A Valley Without Wind.

AVWW: Public Beta Begins Now! (Plus New Trailer)

AVWW: Public Beta Begins Now! (Plus New Trailer)

Sep 26, 2011 2 comments

Today is the day that the public beta for our vast procedurally-generated 2D side-scrolling adventure A Valley Without Wind finally begins!

AVWW: Top 100 Appreciation Giveaway, PAX East, and New Screens

AVWW: Top 100 Appreciation Giveaway, PAX East, and New Screens

Dec 15, 2011 63 comments

Arcen Games would like to thank everyone for voting A Valley Without Wind into the IOTY 2011 Top 100 with an appreciation giveaway of our game. We also...

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