Your boat approaches the Assekrem’s dock after a long and tiresome voyage through the Sea of Seventh Island. You come here with a single goal in your mind: to become the best of Rune Warriors and thus to defeat the great Rune Master. However, the path is not an easy one. You’ll have to become stronger, getting your basic training in the Rune Warriors Guild from the great leader and veteran Gilbert himself as well as hunting nearby woods and gaining experience in those battles. Only then you can think of fighting your first enemies and claiming the throne that you desperately desire.

“A decent tactical match-three”
~Gamezebo review
“I played it from 9am to 12am without stopping.”

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0 comments by ANtY93 on Feb 5th, 2014

Where are we? Is it really 2014 already?

Together with waxx we've been developing video games for over five years as of now. This time has not always been pretty, but we've come a long way and gained some real experience and skills. Hell, something tells us 2014 is our break-through year. To celebrate that time we're releasing our first commercial game (Rune Masters) for free to everybody!

For those who never heard of it (99% of readers): it's a mix between match-3 and RPG (known from games like Puzzle Quest) with a neat twist as our main mechanic. Battles are not played in a typical boring turn-based fashion, but in a real-time fast paced setting. Literally infinitely more fun and engaging. You also get to own some flashy items and drop them learning points on some stats.

After playing it recently, we've actually realized it's got solid fundamental mechanics, though it's lackluster in polish and art is not really consistent. If you don't know what to do with your evening (or morning: “I played it from 9am to 12am without stopping.” - RPS review), give it a try - it's quite fun!


And BTW, we're constantly working on new projects, we have recently released a few freeware smaller ones, and we are atm working on 2 bigger projects.

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Your boat approaches the Assekrem’s dock after a long and tiresome voyage through the Sea of Seventh Island. You come here with a single goal in your...

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This is a demo version of the game,try it before pre-ordering :)

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This is a demo version of Rune Masters. It's a preview for the pre-order version which you can buy on Desura.

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rubeer Apr 2 2013, 6:51pm says:

really need way to view mechanics after starting. I skipped the tutorial and now cannot review mechanics i am lost on.

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Red-Hood-Speaketh Apr 3 2012, 6:23am says:

this looks very interesting. i like, how you have an rpg element to it. by leveling while holding the puzzle play style of it.


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ANtY93 Apr 4 2012, 6:00am replied:

Thanks :)

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Protektor Feb 26 2012, 2:19am says:

Linux version would be nice since there aren't any match-3 RPG games. ;)

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ANtY93 Feb 26 2012, 4:44am replied:

There will be, we're using a multiplatform library, we just need to compile it on Linux :)

(but I heard it already works via Wine)

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RanceJustice Mar 8 2012, 4:31pm replied:

Awesome to hear you're running on a multiplatform library and engine system. I too would applaud a Linux version!

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tornin Feb 20 2012, 11:20am replied:

It says in the console that something failed to load. This does happen on fresh profiles whenever I try to fight the monsters. The priest works fine though.

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waxx112 Feb 20 2012, 11:57am replied:

Make sure to run update or try with clean install somewhere else. What file is not loading?

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tornin Feb 20 2012, 2:19pm replied:

The cutscene file for the mountain is not loading

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waxx112 Feb 20 2012, 2:23pm replied:

Should be fixed. Update the game.

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Highest Rated (2 agree) 10/10

Really cool game! Battles are awesome, story is interesting, so i'm rating this game on 10/10! Trust me, it's the best match-3 game ever!

Jun 26 2012, 7:16am by MazzirPL

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