Legends of Aethereus:
Join forces in online multiplayer cooperative expeditions as an Inventor or Officer while you embark on a variety of story driven hand-crafted expedition levels or explore the wilderness through a variety of procedurally generated exploration quests. Design and build new gear and weapons while you develop your character across a diverse and expansive skill tree allowing for a multitude of character strategies.
The planet of Aethereus is an ancient and mysterious world filled with majestic forests, misty swamps, deep caves and ancient ruins. Devastated by three large astronomical events, the Three Great Skyfalls, it is a world just coming out of chaos and ruin. The recent unearthing of The Gauldron Tablets has revealed the existence of The Seven Ancient Skyfall Relics. The promise of unlimited power for those who possess the objects has led to a frenzied search across all of Aethereus.As a member of the Nexus City-State, one of the last bastions of freedom and hope on Aethereus, you will be entrusted with the critical undertaking of procuring the The Ancient Skyfall Relics. Standing in your way are the Serpentica Shamans of Ghalia and the hordes of Khagal Tribes they control as well as the oppressive Venatan Empire forces lead by the notorious General Zhorgal.
Your epic journey of adventure and discovery begins now.
• High action RPG with up to four player co-op or single player and a variety of PvP and PvE game types.
• Physics-based combat system focused on player control including realistic Shock Force calculations to scatter your enemies. Whether it is from massive explosions or monstrous melee strikes, they are going to fly!
• A wide variety of Officer Skills that allow you to create your own unique strategies from a powerful tank to a stealthy ninja, a few examples of which are: Specialty Melee Attacks, Defensive Emplacements, Carnal Strength, Punji Sticks, Inspiring Chants, Defensive Hymns and Javelins.
• The Inventor Skills include powerful explosives and crafty contraptions such as: Bombards, Sticky Bombs, Sachels, Turrets, Chinese Lanterns and Rockets all of which can be powered by a variety of aethergems altering their effects.
• Create and customize your own character using a dynamic character creator system, then distribute points in a bilaterally balanced attribute system to start down your path to greatness.
• Customize your City using the Statue-Maker, Banner Creator, City Painter and other customization features that allow you to personalize your own city environment as well as your player apartment.
• Master Craftsman: With a massive crafting and materials system you can forge not hundreds, not thousands but literally millions of different combinations of gear and weapons.
• Arena Combat: Invite your friends or enemies to a wide variety of PVP and PVE game types in your own city arena. Unlock new arena maps as well as special features such as: traps, enemy spawners, stationary weapons and cages that you can add to your arena maps or combat training area.
Call to Arms - Testers Needed!
Have you ever wanted to help test patches, updates, and new content to a game
you were already playing? Have you ever wanted access to the dev team, to give
direct feedback and suggestions? Have you ever wanted to feel like you were
directly assisting the growth and development of a project? Well now's your
chance with Legends of Aethereus!
Today we're sending out a call for all willing and able Gamers already
playing Legends of Aethereus, we need your help and we're willing to offer a you a few things for that
First things first though, as with all QA and Testing Teams, you will need to
agree to a Non Disclosure Agreement or "NDA" as most people know it.
What the terms of this NDA are, and what we expect from you in keeping it will
be discussed during the application process.
Don't worry, it's
nice and simple. You'll send the following information,
-Age (Must be above 18)
-OS of Choice (Win/Mc/Linux Distro)
-Previous testing experience (Not required, but raises your chances.)
-Acceptance of the NDA between you and Three Gates Studio (Required)
To firstname.lastname@example.org with the title, "QA Team Application."
What do you get out joining the team?
-Access to a
test-team only sub forum on the main community forums, with the ability to give
suggestions, and feedback directly to the dev team. As well as getting updates
from the team about upcoming patches.
-Each member gets a full version game key to give out to a friend.
-Access to bi-weekly meetings with the Community Manager, for updates,
testing direction updates, and more via Skype.
-More extras to be determined SoonTM.
When do we need you?
-The application process starts with the posting of this announcement, and
ends on 09SEPT2013
When will you find out if you were
-You'll receive an
email from me on the 9th with further instructions and an acceptance notice.
So, good luck, and send us those emails and come help LoA Grow!
Legends of Aethereus
Community and Media Relations Manager
3991 adds several fixes, additions and general updates
We're having a nice get together with some of the Dev team tomorrow on twitch.tv!