Today’s Niche Spotlight is Amazing Cultivation Simulator, a management sim inspired by Chinese mythology by GSQ Games and Gamera Game.
Create a sect of disciples, and seek out the path to immortality through the sacred art of cultivation. Build your school, recruit disciples, and send your followers out on quests to find ancient relics and arcane tomes to expand your sect’s knowledge. Trade and negotiate with other sects, maintain the balance between good and evil, and fight off attacks by malevolent spirits.
You can find the gameplay trailer below.
Amazing Cultivation Simulator is available on Windows PC via Steam for $24.99 USD.
You can find a rundown (via Steam) below:
In a world of myth and magic, those who aspire to immortality devote their lives to the sacred path of cultivation. They gather around sects, institutions which train their bodies, minds and souls to be worth eternal life. But in return for such great power, you must be willing to guard the balance between good and evil — no matter the cost.
Unfortunately, greed is inherent to human nature, so it also blinds cultivators. Your master didn’t realize until it was too late, and the Taiyi Sect burnt to the ground for his mistake. Your brothers and sisters will never come back, but the Taiyi Sect can still be reborn from its ashes. Its seeds are scattered around Tiancang, waiting for you to find them. This is what your grandmaster would have wanted. You must do it for him ─ and for all those we sworn to protect.
Set in the fictional Tiancang era, Amazing Cultivation Simulator brings to you the magic of Asian mythology through a strategy game with strong xianxia nuances, a Chinese literary genre which is deeply influenced by Taoist and Buddhist concepts, as well as folklore and traditional knowledge on medicine and martial arts. Its gameplay is inspired by famous games like Rimworld and Dwarf Fortress, as well as The Legend of Shushan Swordsman and Martial Kingdoms.
As a grandmaster, you’ll bring the Taiyi Sect back to its glory days by training new apprentices, gathering knowledge and expand your domain through commerce and political alliances to gain influence over other sects. Also, you must protect people from supernatural dangers such as bad spirits, monsters and enchanted artifacts.
- Design your own Cultivation sect from scratch until it becomes a huge spiritual center.
- Manage your school and students so they are happy and productive for you.
- Expand your domains and meet new allies to become more powerful than other sects.
- Commerce and interact with other NPCs, but be careful – your actions will impact their behavior!
- Keep the balance between good and evil.
- Research and fill your library with more and more sources of mystic knowledge, martial arts, medicine…
- Search for the most powerful relics and artifacts.
- Hunt evil beasts and demons that want to destroy the world you want to protect.
- Live unique playthroughs every time: maps are randomly generated for each run.
- Learn about Chinese myths and legends, as well as spiritual traditions which draw from Taoism and Buddhism.
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