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The lands of Arafinn are afflicted by a smoldering conflict that outlasts hundreds of generations. When the North fell, Nangrim, home of the Stonebeards, soon got overrun by the invaders. Now - centuries later - it is the player’s quest to discover this forsaken place and reveal the secrets buried in the cold depths of Nangrim.

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Return to Nangrim is a first-person fantasy adventure with RPG, survival and puzzle elements. The game involves exploration, research, tool and weapon crafting, epic puzzles and defense strategies in order to unveil the secrets and story of Nangrim.

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During his journey, the player will find books written in a runic scripture that provide information, story, and hints. In order to be able to read those books, the player must learn to translate those runes. To do so, he is given hints for example in the form of translated fragments, which over time and with additional research, allow translating the ancient language of the Stonebeards.

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Sycoforge: Marching Ahead Towards a Gaming Revolution

In this modern age of technological advancements and stiff competition, providing the best possible service to the customers is of prime concern for every organization. Times have changed and technological upgradation to the highest level is the need of the hour to survive and excel among competitors.

10 most desirable gaming solution providers

The gaming industry has undergone a tremendous metamorphosis over the years. It has achieved remarkable success worldwide recently and has evolved from board games and video games to the most advanced technologies including 3D replications, virtual reality and augmented reality. Gaming service providers have evolved and upgraded in order to cope up with the tremendous competition and latest developments.

Sycoforge is an elite gaming solution provider located in Zurich, Switzerland. It aims at creating unique gaming experiences for avid gamers. At Sycoforge, an interdisciplinary team of engineers, mathematicians, artists and creative architects work together to bring forth the ultimate gaming experience to the users. The team works together to bring to life the originally curated gaming universe, Arafinn, where never-before-heard languages and units of measurement are used. Since 2009, team Sycoforge has been working on making the Arafinn Universe a successful venture.

Beyond Creating a Game

A fact that sets Sycoforge apart from its competitors is that it not only creates ‘games’, but also a complete and self-contained universe. “Arafinn” is a unique fantasy universe that has its own geography, demography, sociology, centuries of documented history with huge genealogy trees of the most important families and cultures, original languages with own grammars and scriptures and so on. Players can always expect to have a red thread through all of its stories and games.

Sycoforge is steadily moving ahead on its triumphant journey, and credits its entire team for the unparalleled dedication and hard work. The team has always been connected and related, and considers the organization as a ‘family business’. All the team members share a feeling of unity and oneness and the same vision which they pursue persistently without thinking about giving up.

As a gaming solution provider, team Sycoforge feels that technological advances provide endless opportunities to almost everyone to create their own game. On the other hand, it also feels that this is also a challenge, as it becomes more difficult to stand out from the crowd. The company considers it as a major opportunity for independent organizations to persist in a market that was dominated for a long time by big-players, and has been more balanced and democratized in recent years.

The company gives importance to the principles of honesty and authenticity and strives to achieve customer satisfaction. It also believes in the policy of mutual giving and taking. As independent developers, as well as gamers themselves, team Sycoforge knows what customers expect of a good game and that delivering what one has promised is key to create a player-base that really enjoys – and therefore keeps buying – one’s games. The entire team works together with passion and dedication on a true-to-original world of fantasy, adventure and action. The team doesn’t compromise due to half-completed stories and aims at delivering the final product before the given deadline.

The Driving Force of Sycoforge

Michela Rimensberger Board Chair

Sycoforge has been guided on its successful path by founding members Ismael Wittwer and Michela Rimensberger. They founded this organization with the objective of providing the ultimate gaming experience to the customers and take it to the next level.

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This is looking super awesome! Can't wait to play it! :)

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