Today’s Niche Spotlight is Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness, an old school inspired CRPG by GrapeOcean Technologies and V Publishing.
Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness is set in the world of Yerengal, a fantasy realm full of greedy gods and civil unrest. Recruit allies and set off on a quest to uncover the hidden legacy of your birth. Choose from 5 races and 13 classes, with dozens of spells, skills, and a wide range of items, weapons, and armor. Fight party-based battles in real time, with the ability to pause combat to queue up orders to your party. Decide the fate of Yerengal by becoming a light in the darkness, or descending into greed and selfishness.
You can find the launch trailer below.
You can find the rundown (via Steam) below:
AN OLD-SCHOOL ISOMETRIC FANTASY RPG
Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness. Explore a land plagued by war, pestilence and mysterious abductions, and uncover the hidden legacy of your birth. Recruit powerful allies to your cause; achieve your goals through sorcery, stealth, a silver tongue or brute force; and discover the truth of the Black Geyser.
Developed by a small indie team and inspired by cRPG classics like Baldur’s Gate and Icewind Dale, Black Geyser features challenging real time tactical combat with pause, deep lore and memorable companions, all set in a sprawling, unique fantasy world.
A WORLD RICH IN STORY
Black Geyser is set in Yerengal, a world where dark gods have brought nothing but venality and greed. For centuries, the Devil-god Rothgor has spread fear and terror, waging war upon the mortal races. Eventually banished, the nation of Isilmerald has enjoyed a time of peace and prosperity. Yet discontent has begun to fester once more, and a bloody civil war is brewing between the capital Isilbright and the wealthy mining town of Deron-Guld.
RECRUIT KEY ALLIES
Encounter and recruit a team of unique characters to join your adventure. Each has their own story, motivations and abilities: who will aid your party?
EXPLORE AN OPEN WORLD
Travel to Isilbright and the shadowed mines of Deron-Guld or uncover pavillions of the Rillow. Black Geyser invites you to explore a rich world filled with unique enemies, strange creatures and even stranger characters.
CREATE YOUR OWN HERO
Choose from 5 playable races (Human, Dwarf, Elf, Feldegug and Rillow) and 13 unique classes, from 4 unique class groups (Priest, Outlaw, Warrior, and Wizard). Customize your attributes, portrait, skills and abilities.
TACTICAL COMBAT WITH PAUSE
Watch combat play out in real time with the option to pause the action and issue new orders when needed. Control the battlefield using dozens of spells and skills, all while customising your party with a wide range of weapons, armors and items.
WILL GREED OVERCOME YOU?
Black Geyser features a unique Greed mechanic. The choices you make will either advance the cause of the Goddess of Greed, or maintain the flickering flame of hope to impact directly on the game world.
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