New RPG RTS and First Person style game Legends of Ellaria
Are you looking for a new RPG to pass the time? I encourage you to take a look at a new game coming soon called Legends of Ellaria. This game is not only an RPG, it is also a first and/or third person combat game, a strategy game, and a wide open world full of possibilities.
What has me most excited about Legends of Ellaria is the ability to choose your playstyle and focus on that. What exactly does this mean? If you like the idea of being the ruler of your kingdom then you can focus on that. If you enjoy getting into the thick of combat, you can jump right into the action.
What if I get bored with one playstyle in Legends of Ellaria? No worries my friend, you get to choose what you want to do. Tired of playing king? Switch things up a bit and go kick some ass.
With the new RPG Legends of Ellaria you are going to want to know what you are getting into. Here is where we will dive into a list of features and explain things further. This new RPG / Strategy Game has so much to offer that this intro will be only that, an introduction. Play Games Guides will do a series of follow up articles that dives deeper into this awesome new RPG.
Legends of Ellaria features in a nutshell
- Decision Based Changes
- The decisions you make in Legends of Ellaria will influence the world around you
- This isn’t just a fighting game, diplomacy will play a part in how the world works
- Change the world around you
- You can literally change the world… terrain can be destroyed, leveled, and shaped to your liking
- Epic battles
- Using strategy you can fight in either a real time strategy setting or in first person – lead your army or get out on the front line with them, it’s up to you.
- Control you kingdom
- You are in control of your kingdom. Build to increase your military, and make your subject into warriors, wizards, farmers, and more.
- Hundreds of hours of gameplay
- Follow the story or create your own. This is a non-linear world which means you are free to do and move as you like.
- Master your class
- Master the builder, warrior, or wizard classes and subclasses.
Every new RPG has a different story to tell, this is the story of The Legends of Ellaria.
As the king of an old clan that was once part of a powerful empire you are in the world of Marra in search of RiftStone. Riftstone is a powerful resource which is the base of all magic and the cause of many wars.
The wars over the precious Riftstone have left the world of Marra in desolation, a barren wasteland. You hold the final Riftstone and plan to travel through the rift to find its source. Travelling through the rift will bring you to a new and magical world called Ellaria.
Arrival in Ellaria
Once you arrive in Ellaria you will find that you are not alone. The old clans have also found their way into this magical world. You will face off against the Warrior, Builder, and Wizard clans. You will have to use strategy, war, and diplomacy to outsmart and outgun these other clans.
That isn’t all though, there will awaken a dark force and powerful evil that is unmatched by any other. Will you be strong enough to face it? Check out the Legends of Ellaria Lore page to read the official story and background.
Larkon Studios are the developer and publisher of the awesome new RPG Legends of Ellaria. Starting out as a two man team they have seemed to pull off a near impossible achievement. I took some time to read their developer blog and I will say if it is anything… it is inspiring.
The folks at Larkon have worked long hours and without even knowing what type of payoff to expect, they continue to put everything they have into this game. They listen to their community members and they have reworked things to bring everyone a game they are sure to enjoy. If you haven’t looked yet, I encourage you to check out the Larkon Studios developer’s blog. You will get a good idea of what has gone into making a game of this caliber.
Legends of Ellaria is a new RPG that puts a twist on gaming as we know it. You can switch between FPS and RTS modes allowing fans of both genres to enjoy the game. Some of the questions posted on the Legends of Ellaria website:
How does the FPS/RTS switch work in Legends of Ellaria?
With the simple press of a button your screen will load into either FPS or RTS mode. If you need to give your army orders, switch to RTS, then go right back into FPS by pressing the same button. The switch is limited in certain quest areas and players can freely choose to focus on either playstyle.
I don’t want to manage; I just want to quest and fight, is that possible?
Yes, there are monsters and treasure spread throughout the lands of Ellaria. You will have the option to command an advisor to manage and expand the kingdom using some automated AI. This allows you to grow your kingdom while you grow your experience and coffers.
Do I need to fight alone?
No. As the ruler of your kingdom you can command your armies from the safety of your own kingdom. Send your soldiers out to explore and conquer the lands. The entire game can be played from this standpoint if you wish.
What are Special Quest Areas?
These are special areas such as caves and ruins. These quests contain challenges, but the potential rewards may be worth it.
What are the System Requirements?
|OS: Windows 7/8/10 (64-bit OS required)
|OS: Windows 7/8/10 (64-bit OS required)
|Processor: Intel Core i5-2300 2.8 GHz or equivalent
|Processor: Intel Core i7 4790 3.6 GHz or equivalent
|Memory: 8 GB RAM
|Memory: 12 GB RAM
|Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 550 Ti 2GB or equivalent
|Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 780 3GB or equivalent
|DirectX: Version 9.0
|DirectX: Version 11
|Storage: 6 GB available space
|Storage: 6 GB available space
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Where can I buy Legends of Ellaria?
Legends of Ellaria is a new RPG available on Steam. If you want to purchase a copy, head over to their page on the Steam website. Just follow this link: Legends of Ellaria on Steam.
Legends of Ellaria early access begins on July 28th 2017. The game is still in its late development stages; however this will allow a larger player base in to give more feedback. The team at Larkon Studios listen to their community. They are active on their forums, and the early access is a way for you to put your voice into an awesome new RPG.
If you like any kind of old or new RPGs then I think Legends of Ellaria will give you some satisfaction. If you still aren’t sure about the game then subscribe to our newsletter and be the first to get the official Play Games Guides review.
Legends of Ellaria has so much to offer, and a lot of love went into this game. While it is hard to say right now just how good it is going to be, I will say I look forward to playing it. The idea of open ended games that let you make your own decisions (non-linear) is a great concept and it makes gaming that much more fun. I loved it in Ghost Recon Wildlands, it didn’t matter which order you did your quests, it all led to the same end result.
The ability to reshape the lands, command armies and then fight beside them, and forge relationships with diplomacy makes this a game that can cater to many audiences in both the FPS and RTS genre fan base. Will you be trying it out? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!
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