Post by Steve Farrelly @ 10:58am 03/03/15 | 0 Comments
Swedish publisher Paradox Interactive has revealed their next 'epic' RPG: Knights of Pen & Paper II, coming May 14 for PC, iOS and Android Devices.
The tongue-in-cheek game simulates a game within a game through cute and adorable avatars sat in a forest, rolling dice. How could we not talk about it?
"When you allow people at your company to dress up in wizard robes and suits of armour, sometimes you wind up with games like Knights of Pen & Paper 2,” said Fredrik Wester, CEO of Paradox Interactive via press release. “We’re going to be showing off the game in person this week at GDC. I wanted to reveal it during the DICE conference, but nobody agreed with me.”
Return to the dicey world of Knights of Pen & Paper for a new turn-based adventure, where players get to take on the role of players, and also of the game’s encounter-designing, rules-laywering GM in a fully customisable party. Assemble a group of virtual friends, dress them in class-specific hats, and take on an all-new series of quests, including dynamic dungeons, an improved combat system, new loot and crafting mechanics, and more, as the party faces its greatest challenge yet: the new edition of the ruleset.
Knights of Pen & Paper 2 rolls with the following features:
+2 to Impress: The retro adventure makes the leap from simulated 8-bit graphics to simulated 16-bit graphics, providing players with twice the bits
New Racial Feats: Customise your party members by choosing players such as the Goth or the Rocker, classes such as Wizard or Thief, and for the first time, races such as Dwarves and Elves
A Game of Throws: Face the whims of the d20 in an overhauled combat system, new crafting and loot, dynamically generated dungeons, and a variety of nail-biting saving throws
Entirely Too Many Gaming and Pop Culture Jokes: Seriously.
There's no official pricing of the game yet, but the original is going for roughly AUD$10, so we should hope it's not much higher than that.
Watch the teaser reveal for the game embedded below.