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The Iron Oath is a turn-based tactical RPG within a medieval fantasy setting. Lead, recruit and manage a band of mercenaries who will age, retire and die. Fulfill contracts over decades and centuries, and build your company's renown while navigating an ever-changing world.

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Factsheet

Developer:
Curious Panda Games
Based in United States

Release date:
TBD

Platforms:
Windows

Website:
theironoath.com

Description

The Iron Oath is a turn-based tactical RPG within a medieval fantasy setting. Lead, recruit and manage a band of mercenaries who will age, retire and die. Fulfill contracts over decades and centuries, and build your company's renown while navigating an ever-changing world.

History

The Iron Oath was conceptualized back in late 2015, with Darkest Dungeon being a pretty large influence. Originally, we had planned for combat to be more like a traditional JRPG but we later decided to completely overhaul the combat, turning it into a much more tactical system and allowing characters to freely move around the combat grid.

In 2017 we ran a successful Kickstarter and have been working on the game full-time since then.

Features

  • Tactical turn-based Combat: Proper planning and execution is vital to your success. Utilize the strengths and shelter the weaknesses of each unique character class. Deadly foes, traps and destructible
  • Time Progression: Time passes as you navigate the world. Your characters will age and the world around you will change dynamically through various events.
  • A Large and Dynamic Overworld: The known world consist of 9 regions, each with multiple hubs to visit. Cities can be overtaken, destroyed and rebuilt; while various factions can emerge, rise and fall.
  • In-depth Management: Control your company's finances, roster and happiness. Manage political relationships by forging alliances and creating enemies. As time progresses, your characters will age, reti
  • Unique Characters & Development: Every recruitable character has their own personal backstory, incorporating events that have taken place during your playthrough. Their persona is subject to change as
  • Decisions Matter: You will be faced with many choices throughout your journey. Choices bear consequences, and they can have a minor or major influence on your characters, your company and the world it

Videos

The Iron Oath | Pre-Alpha Gameplay Teaser YouTube

The Iron Oath | Kickstarter Trailer YouTube


Images

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Awards & Recognition

  • "Official Selection for PAX East 2020" Indie MEGABOOTH

Selected Articles

  • "Jaw-dropping graphics with a ton of detail"
    - Kyle LeClair, Hardcore Gamer

Monetization Permission

Curious Panda Games allows for the contents of The Iron Oath to be published through video broadcasting services for any commercial or non-commercial purposes. Monetization of videos created containing assets from The Iron Oath is legally & explicitly allowed by Curious Panda Games. This permission can be found in writing at https://www.indiedb.com/games/the-iron-oath/presskit.


Steam
The Iron Oath on Steam store.steampowered.com/app/699330/The_Iron_Oath.

Discord
Official Discord for The Iron Oath discord.gg/theironoath.

Kickstarter
Our 2017 Kickstarter Campaign kickstarter.com/projects/312751524/the-iron-oath-dark-turn-based-tactical-rpg.


About Curious Panda Games

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Curious Panda Games is an indie game company. We're currently working on our second title: The Iron Oath, a turn-based tactical RPG set in a medieval fantasy world.

More information
More information on Curious Panda Games, our logo & relevant media are available here.



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