Ultima Ratio Regum is a middle-ground between roguelikes, RPGs and strategy games. It has no fantasy elements and seeks instead to be closer to a realistic history simulator, and a strategy/4x game which just happens to be in ASCII. Combat is rare and deadly - whilst these mechanics are modeled in detail, exploration, trade and diplomacy factors will have just as much effort put into them.
After four months of hard work, I bring you a new version, complete with two colossal secrets.
Posted by UltimaRatioRegum on Nov 26th, 2012
At long last, Ultima Ratio Regum version 0.2.0 has been released!
It can be downloaded here: Ultimaratioregum.co.uk
New features include graphically redone world maps:
A detailed guidebook:
Multi-square trees, which - along with the ground - shade according to time of day and season:
Sixteen unique skill trees:
And two massive secrets I haven't revealed through-out the entire development process. You'll know them when you see them...
You can keep up to date on my devblog, Facebook page, or Twitter feed. The devblog is updated weekly on Mondays, Facebook a few times a week, and the Twitter roughly daily. Any thoughts, please leave them in the comments!