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Dreadlands Gets Free Demo on Steam

Dreadlands

Fatshark and Blackfox Studios have released a free demo for their new turn-based tactical RPG, Dreadlands.

Dreadlands is available on Windows PC via Steam. The game is set in a colorful and quirky version of post-apocalyptic Sweden, and tasks players with building and managing a gang of scavengers from one of three factions.

Players will send their gangs out on missions and engage in tactical turn-based battles that feature some card elements. The demo lacks any multiplayer features or side quests, and has a hard cap on your Fame and Fighter levels.

You can find the rundown (via Steam) below:

Welcome to the vivid, vibrant, and violent post-apocalypse. The Dreadlands await!
Dreadlands is a shared world, turn-based tactical, skirmish game set in an unforgiving environment where life and death revolves around the constant struggle for Glow, a resource as valuable as it’s enigmatic.

Explore the wondrously diverse regions of the Dreadlands, overcoming the wealth of challenges provided by the treacherous terrain, voracious Beastlife and trigger happy locals.

Tactical combat
Free Action Point system
Freely move, attack and use abilities any way you want. Move and shoot? Shoot and move? Shoot twice? It’s up to you to decide how to best use your Action Points!

Morale system
Engage in the tug-of-war Morale system that allows you to break the hearts & minds of your enemies. In the Dreadlands there is more to battle than just killing!

XP challenges system
Get more direct control over your gangs XP flow by completing in-match challenges for increased XP and award your personal MVP with even more XP. Your own skill translates to more XP!

Tactics card system
Use the unique Tactics powers and combine them in exciting ways. Play your cards right and you can control the flow of battle itself!

Gang Factions
Choose from between the 3 factions and play through their unique campaigns, each of them having their own playstyles and flair.
The Scrappers; hot-tempered junk-tinkerers. The Tribe-kin; nature worshipping and beast controlling tribals. The Skarbacks; former slaves, now cybernetic mountains of flesh and steel.

Co-op & PvP
Team up with a friend to play through the campaigns with the gangs of your choosing or duke it out with other players to see who is the true champion of the Dreadlands!

Explore the Dreadlands
Exploring the Dreadlands will be a diverse and dangerous trek. The region resembles a patchwork of contracting biomes, a strange brew definitely not concocted through the methodical work of mother nature.
There’s an abundance of jaw-dropping sights to see and gruesome things to kill, as you travel across grasslands, lush swamp-jungle hybrids, mountains, desert plains and contaminated zones of utter devastation.

The Dreadlands is notorious as a unique and wondrously weird place, which is quite a feat, considering the post-apocalyptic world is no stranger to otherworldly strangeness!

Image: Steam

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