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The lands of Arafinn are afflicted by a smoldering conflict that outlasts hundreds of generations. When the North fell, Nangrim, home of the Stonebeards, soon got overrun by the invaders. Now - centuries later - it is the player’s quest to discover this forsaken place and reveal the secrets buried in the cold depths of Nangrim.

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Return to Nangrim is a first-person fantasy adventure with RPG, survival and puzzle elements. The game involves exploration, research, tool and weapon crafting, epic puzzles and defense strategies in order to unveil the secrets and story of Nangrim.

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During his journey, the player will find books written in a runic scripture that provide information, story, and hints. In order to be able to read those books, the player must learn to translate those runes. To do so, he is given hints for example in the form of translated fragments, which over time and with additional research, allow translating the ancient language of the Stonebeards.

Entering the deep mines of Nangrim.



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Dive into the world of the dwarves and shape 'Return to Nangrim' together with the devs! Become part of the Players Guild, a selected group of testers, that form the game together with us. Take the chance to test the game component-wise and influence the further development with your feedback.

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On this journey, we want to go through every aspect and mechanics of the game. We want early feedback on simple things like "Opening Doors" and more complex ones like the "Combat System" or the "Crafting System".

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We want to let a wide variety of players from both sides of the spectrum of our target audience (from puzzle dwarves to RPG slasher from the PC Masterrace) test and evaluate mechanics: democratizing the development of a game to some extent. Some of the mechanics will mature and evolve through the guild and make it into the game, and some will be trashed. Some elements will become optional and land in the settings as a checkbox, and some will be removed.

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If you are blessed with a high level of creativity, you want to be part of an experimental game dev approach, and, of course, your frustration threshold is relatively high; the Players Guild is for you.

Why the Players Guild?

Because we want to create a game that you want to play!

For the every new component, a total of 100 new members are selected from all Guild applicants.

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Apply to the Guild

  1. Wishlist 'Return to Nangrim' on Steam.
  2. Join the Discord.
  3. React on the Players Guild post in the #aspirant-application channel to apply for the Players Guild role - you get one ticket in the lottery pot.

To increase your chances

  1. Create an invite link and invite your friends - get three additional tickets in lottery pot per friend.
  2. Friends you add automatically get two tickets in the lottery pot.
  3. Become a 'Lord Citizen' (Serverbooster) or 'Dwarven Consultant' to get 10 tickets in the lottery pot.
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Guest
Guest

Guys, this looks so awesome! A game about dwarvery? TAKE MY MONEY!

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Guest
Guest

Awesome! I cant tell how much I love fantasy stories featuring dwarves! Any ETA? Is it VR only?

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sycoforge Creator
sycoforge

Thanks! There's no exact release date. But it will be somewhen in 2020. Of course, it will be playable without a VR device on flat screens.

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Guest
Guest

Good work guys! 😀

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sycoforge Creator
sycoforge

Thank you! :)

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dwarfurious
dwarfurious

Always need more DWARF GAMES!

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BitAssembler
BitAssembler

True story! Dwarves rule! :)

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andymountain
andymountain

Nice to this great progress!

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herman_video_g
herman_video_g

This is looking super awesome! Can't wait to play it! :)

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RT @BitAssembler: I just published a new #artwork on @ArtStationHQ! It features @ReturnToNangrim's main menu concept. 🏔️🐐⛏️#fantasy… T.co

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RT @GameStar_de: Plus - Kolumne: Return to Nangrim - Dieses Spiel gibt mir etwas, das mir bei Elder Scrolls schon immer fehlt… T.co

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