Rising Lords is a captivating strategy game that immerses players in the medieval world, to create and govern their feudal settlements. Developed by Argonwood and published by Deck 13 and Whisper Games. This indie gem offers a refreshing take on the genre, with its intriguing blend of turn-based strategy, resource management, and political diplomacy. With its charming visuals, engrossing gameplay mechanics, and attention to detail, Rising Lords proves to be a standout title. That will captivate both strategy enthusiasts and history buffs alike.
Rising Lords rises to the challenge of being the next great strategy game
Rise, Strategy Lords Have you heard about Rising Lords? This game is bound to keep you interested with its unique blend of turn-based strategy and resource management. Set in a medieval world filled with peril and opportunities, you must make tough decisions to rise to power. What makes this game truly exhilarating is its open-ended gameplay, allowing you to shape your destiny. Don’t just take our word for it though – share your thoughts below! We want to hear your opinion on what makes Rising Lords such an exciting and addictive experience! Comment now and let the conversation begin!
The player will encounter other ambitious lords striving for dominance. They will need to make choices that may impact the fate of their house, such as whether to forge alliances, wage war, or engage in subterfuge to undermine their rivals. These decisions will shape the course of the game and determine the ultimate outcome. The primary goal is to guide the player’s house to success, from a minor noble struggling for recognition to the top of the feudal hierarchy.
Graphics & Audio
From the moment you enter the game, Rising Lords’ charming hand-drawn art style grabs your attention. The intricate details in the characters, buildings, and landscapes breathe life into a meticulously crafted medieval world. Each turn feels like a step into a beautifully illustrated history book, enhancing the overall experience and immersing players in this feudal society. Whether you are in the game itself looking at the world map with its different seasons and weather patterns, seeing different pieces on the map moving. Look at the amazing drawings when you are shown new story elements or even the details of the loading screens and start menu.
One of Rising Lord’s strengths is its intuitive user interface (UI) that seamlessly integrates with the gameplay mechanics. The menus are visually appealing and easy to navigate, allowing for smooth and efficient management of resources and actions.
The atmospheric soundtrack of Rising Lords successfully complements the game’s medieval theme. The score is soothing, yet rousing, adapting to the pace of the gameplay and contributing to the overall immersive experience. The well-crafted sound effects heighten each action, whether it be the cheers of people when your town is flourishing or the sounds of rebellion when your people are unhappy.
Rising Lords is a standout strategy game that effortlessly captures the essence of medieval feudalism. Though some first-timers may find it a bit too hard as it doesn’t hand hold the tutorial alone may not be enough for some. The captivating visuals, intricate gameplay mechanics, and compelling political diplomacy make for a rich and immersive experience. They say fortune favours the bold, and in Rising Lords, your fate as a feudal lord lies in your hands. Will you rise to the challenge and conquer this medieval world?
Overall Rising Lords is awarded the Thumb Culture Silver Award
Disclaimer: A code was received to write this review.