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A free-roaming squad based RPG. Focusing on open-ended gameplay features rather than a linear story. Be a trader, a thief, a rebel, a mercenary, a business owner, a doctor, a bandit... the list goes on.

Posted by Henley on Nov 21st, 2011

A free-roaming squad based RPG. Focusing on open-ended gameplay features rather than a linear story. Be a trader, a thief, a rebel, a mercenary, a business owner, a doctor, a bandit... the list goes on. Aid or oppose the various factions in the world while striving for the strength and wealth necessary to simply survive in the harsh desert. Purchase and upgrade your own buildings to use as safe fortified havens when things go bad, or use them to start up a business. Train your men up from puny victims to master warriors. Carry your wounded squad mates to safety and get them all home alive.

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Jinx-Wolf
Jinx-Wolf Nov 21 2011, 11:22pm says:

Any plans of porting this to run natively on Linux?

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vicolata
vicolata Nov 22 2011, 2:39pm replied:

Kenshi will just run on windows. If i remember well the plugins arent cross-platform.
So IN MY OPINION maybe a linux version will come but only after the game has been fully published on windows and even that is only wishfull thinking ;)

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SirWallyWombat
SirWallyWombat Nov 22 2011, 10:21pm replied:

Awesome! I loved Morrowind's Fast-Travel compared to Oblivion's.

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Urch
Urch Nov 22 2011, 3:58am says:

This game looks fantastic! Love samurai and love westerns, this is a brilliant combination, one thing though and I'm sure it has been asked many a time, say you get beaten up and are no where near a settlement, does that mean you have to wander for a massive amount of time just to get there, or will there be some kind of fast travel? Although personally if there is the same music as what is played in the trailer I would be quite happy watching my character walk all that way, make me imagine I would be in a Clint Eastwood Spaghetti western and a Akira Kurosawa movie combined. Keep up the good work!

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vicolata
vicolata Nov 22 2011, 2:41pm replied:

Fast-travel is planned as a feature, but not like vehicles and such, more morrowind-style
eventhough a vehicles mod will probably come out at some point (the game is very mod-friendly)

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sabor312
sabor312 Nov 22 2011, 7:20am says:

The game looks pretty good, but i have a question how will combat go, will it be traditionaly turn based (Like baldurs gate 1/2 or fallout 1/2) or more like Kotor or Dragon age origins?

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Tottel
Tottel Nov 22 2011, 7:59am says:

There's a free demo you can try as well.

Combat is in real time, but you can pause at any time to give your characters new orders.

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Exeon
Exeon Nov 22 2011, 8:46am says:

Looks great

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PROGRAMREBELLEN
PROGRAMREBELLEN Nov 22 2011, 1:28pm says:

Looks extremly awesome, but its really bright, and no shadows.

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vicolata
vicolata Nov 22 2011, 2:36pm replied:

right now dont look at graphics. The Dev said he will contract an artist when he has the funding for it (and a second developper for pathfinding and such)

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Wolf-5
Wolf-5 Nov 22 2011, 7:45pm says:

Very interesting. I am gonna keep an eye on this. Has very good potential.

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hollowminds
hollowminds Nov 23 2011, 4:16am says:

Awesome to see this under alphafunding! Now to wait till i have glorious money to throw at this.

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TeddyLeach
TeddyLeach Nov 23 2011, 5:52am says:

Everyone bear in mind this is still an alpha, and will be for a very long time.

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brad1995
brad1995 Nov 23 2011, 6:03am says:

i own this game and all i can say is, LOVE IT !!!!!.
also already been lots of updates,
theres a fair few mods already out eg. zombie mod :)
the combat is awesome even this early in its making.

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Belend0r
Belend0r Nov 25 2011, 9:45am says:

Will certainly buy it even though it isn't worth with just the version you present but to support you anyways in hoping of showing much more playable version.

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pdifolco
pdifolco Dec 7 2011, 6:57pm says:

Dled the demo, it installs PhysX, then when I start the game it crashes saying PhysX is not installed... I quit there sorry !

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