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In production since 2007, Legionwood: Tale of the Two Swords is a freeware epic length traditional role playing game created in RPG Maker VX which was completed in late 2010. It attempts to capture the feel and gameplay of the RPGs of the early 90s such as Final Fantasy IV and Breath Of Fire. A sequel is currently being developed for commercial release.

Featuring accessible, familiar gameplay reminscent of the early Final Fantasy titles, Legionwood offers you a 20+ hour long quest set in a massive fantasy world filled with challenging enemies, in depth quests, a sweeping, emotionally driven storyline and tons of character customisation options.

The world has been at peace since the Great War ended 1000 years ago. Now, an ancient antagonist is ready to set in motion a plan that has been in the making for centuries. Take control of Lann Northshire, an ordinary peasant who is unwillingly thrown into a conflict that will soon engulf the entire world. The fate of Legionwood hangs in the balance. Will you be able to restore peace to the land?

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Wow, talk about not meeting deadlines, right? Some of you might remember that I annouced a Legionwood expansion pack, way back in late 2010. Although it ultimately ended up being cancelled due to hard drive failure, I managed to recover some of its assets a few months ago and, rather than doing the logical lazy thing and recycling them for Legionwood 2, I decided to piece them together and release the resulting mess.

So then, this is the Legionwood expansion I promised all those years ago but never actually delivered? Well, not really. But it's still a pretty cool addition to the Legionwood world.

Legionwood: Mysteries of Dynastland is an expansion pack/DLC for Legionwood: Tale of the Two Swords. Featuring a huge new story dungeon set in the midst of the game's chaotic fourth act, as well as a considerable number of all new optional endgame quests, a revised final dungeon and over a dozen new Techs to learn, it expands the original game's playtime by at least three hours and adds several long awaited features to game, including a graphical world map and quest journal.

The main addition in Mysteries of Dynastland is the titular Dynastland dungeon, which takes place between the Sealed Library and Lost City Crebt areas in Chapter 4. This sprawling dungeon crawl is filled with new enemies, puzzles and challenges to test your skills against, and also reveals the never-before-seen backstory of Zanthus and his long lost homeland as your party searches for the mythical Purity Crystal, an ancient Precursor artifact rumoured to be able to manipulate time itself.

Other notable additions to the game include 12 brand new Techs, including unique Techs exclusive to certain characters, a new set of powerful Dynastland equipment, a late-game "scavenger hunt" quest that will take you to the furthest corners of the world, a complete overhaul and rebalancing of all late game content and an expanded final dungeon with a new, harder version of Castoth to fight -- in both the normal and "true" varieties. Overall, it pretty much turns the final act of Legionwood into a completely new game, which was one of my main goals as I was always rather unhappy with how rushed that part of the game turned out.

Anyway, if you're itching for some new adventures, you can grab the DLC here. Simply point the installer to your Legionwood directory and extract, overwriting files when prompted. In order to experience the new content at the appropriate difficulty level, I recommend either starting a new game or loading a game that was saved before the Sealed Library, though most of the new content except for the Quest Journal can still be accessed otherwise.

Check out these screenshots to see some of the new locations in the game:

And with that, I'm off to work on Legionwood 2 again. Happy adventuring! :)

Legionwood: Tale of the Two Swords is now available on Mac!

Legionwood: Tale of the Two Swords is now available on Mac!

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Freeware role playing game Legionwood: Tale of the Two Swords has been ported to MacOS, allowing Mac players to enjoy some old-school console style adventuring...

Legionwood: Tale of the Two Swords Released on Desura

Legionwood: Tale of the Two Swords Released on Desura

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A traditional console style role playing game (RPG) reminiscent of the classics of yesteryear.

Legionwood Final Edition released!

Legionwood Final Edition released!

3 years ago News 1 comment

The definitive version of Legionwood, the Final Edition has finally been released. This new build adds a completely rewritten script and extra dungeons...

Legionwood Character Building Guide

Legionwood Character Building Guide

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Dark Gaia Studios' role playing game, Legionwood, allows players to design their own character classes and define their heroes as they see fit. Today...

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Legionwood 1 - Audio Fix v1.11 Patch

Legionwood 1 - Audio Fix v1.11 Patch

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This is a patch that will update the Audio Fix to version 1.11 by replacing 49 files. The Audio Fix is a package of Legionwood: Tale of the Two Swords...

Legionwood 1 - Audio Fix Full

Legionwood 1 - Audio Fix Full

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This is a package of Legionwood: Tale of the Two Swords' original audio with the volume turned down. Yup, that's it. The volume of every single audio...

Legionwood: Final Edition v1.2

Legionwood: Final Edition v1.2

2 years ago Full Version 0 comments

The completed version of Legionwood, playable from start to finish and including all neccesary files and RPG Maker VX RTP required to run it. Comes in...

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snipem1438 Dec 18 2012 says:

Out of curisosity, is there any easy way to convert this to a rom format? I want to put this on a GBA cart and play this on my GBA this woud be amazing to have on the GBA. I have looked into fomratting and creating homebrew GBA games so you probably wouldn't be able to as it is not too easy to make one. But it would be awesome.

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DarkGaiaStudios Dec 18 2012 replied:

Legionwood would be great on a GBA! However, I'm 99% sure this couldn't be done, as the RPG Maker engine relies on Windows specific DLL files. However, I do know that the RPG Maker creators are working on a way to port the engine to iOS and Xbox Live, so it could maybe be possible. I wouldn't know, to be honest.

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snipem1438 Dec 19 2012 replied:

That is what I thought. Thanks for confirming this though. However, if you do port it I would love to know. XBL and IOS also could work though.

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Rexango-XV Dec 4 2012 says:

Your games are always awesome! I'm loving this game so far! I like the idea that you are making a sequel, can't wait! Great job!

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DarkGaiaStudios Creator
DarkGaiaStudios Dec 7 2012 replied:

Glad you're enjoying it. Remember to check out my website for updates on the sequel (and you can download an open beta version from there, too).

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vjeverica Dec 3 2012 says:

this game is awsome

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Donpatrick15 Dec 3 2012 says:

I played 10 mins of this game, and i can say, i'm gonna stick with this game in a while :)))

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Jurand88 Dec 3 2012 says:

Very nicely done ! :)

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Gameboon Dec 2 2012 says:

I'll try this soon, looks nice.

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OneSavageRaven Dec 1 2012 says:

Should I install this game? Or not?

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ethanethan Dec 1 2012 replied:

i dont know its free so theres a lot of risk

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DarkGaiaStudios Creator
DarkGaiaStudios Dec 1 2012 replied:

Go ahead. If you don't like it, you can always uninstall it. It's free, after all.

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Highest Rated (2 agree) 9/10

Even though I haven't played RPG games in a while, I have to say this is one of the best ones I've played so far! The plot is great so far, and the option to name your characters is cool! Great music, and the game also revives the old RPG genre. Overral, a great game! Good job!, once again, you did well!

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