For The King
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About this game
Themes: AdventureRPGStrategyRoguelikeCoopLocal MultiplayerLocal-coopMultiplayerOnline Co-opOnline MultiplayerSingle-player Indie
Developer: IronOak Games
Content Rating: Teen
Weave your own unique tales in a challenging single player or cooperative RPG adventure that spans across the realms. Trek across the perilous badlands, trudge through poisonous swamps, and brave the high seas in uniquely generated maps.
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And that’s what For The King does extremely well: it effortlessly blends tabletop and video games into an enjoyable experience that claws at what both can excel at. Creating characters, exploring overworlds, battling through dungeons, and doing it all with a friend or two is a fun time. The roguelike design also helps make it a little more varied, making this great to break out at a game night. In a way, it’s like a tabletop campaign without a dungeon master. In the ideal circumstances, it’s electric and even just as a solo game, it’s a good ride.
All in all, For the King is a seamless port to the Switch and fun experience! You are going to die and you will probably grumble about it. But then you will spend your well-earned lore points on a new event, encounter, item or class and hit that new game button one more time to start a new adventure all over again. I encourage anyone who enjoys RPG’s or rogue-likes to get a copy and see just how far you can get! Until next time, good gaming.
One of the most enjoyable roguelikes of recent years, with the heavy emphasis on RNG saved by some fun co-op options.