Dev diary for ‘Expeditions: Rome’ explains how players will shape history

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“The decisions you make at the beginning of the story may come back multiple times throughout the adventure”

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Following an announcement trailer posted earlier in the year, the developers Campaign: Rome sat down to share more on what the historic RPG will bring to the table.

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In a trailer shared during THQ Nordic’s 10th anniversary showcase, Logic artist creative director Jonas Wever and lead producer Sonata Ozturk take an in-depth look at some of the gameplay and features. Campaign: Rome. Playing as a “young Roman noble who is forced to flee Rome”, players will rise in rank before taking control as a legate.

Turn-based combat is presented in a hexgrid format, meaning that the characters must be correctly positioned to make the best use of the environment to their advantage. While Ozturk said that the combat side of Campaign: Rome That will give the units “a wide range of skills to choose from,” Weaver said, adding that by design, the team wants players to truly feel like “a small, elite group of professional Roman soldiers.”


The trailer also shows a top-down battlefield interface used to command thousands of soldiers – represented by their unit icons – in battle against other armies. After the fight, injuries will need to be treated and party members can be re-equipped with new items.

Outside the war, Waver says Campaign: Rome is “after all a role-playing game”, and “the most important thing for us is to give you a strong, deep story full of memorable characters – some of whom are from real history”.

The story takes characters across Europe over the course of a decade, and the game consists of several “choices and consequences” that will affect the world around players. Waver points out that “every action you take can have surprisingly big knock-on effects,” while he also cautions that “the decisions you make at the beginning of the story are repeated several times throughout the adventure.” can come back”.

Campaign: Rome planned to release sometime in 2021, and may Wishlisted on Steam Now.


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