The story behind Masters of the Broken World is a fascinating one. Snowberry Connection, an international independent production fund that has been responsible for games such as Mount & Blade: With Fire & Sword, picked up a prototype version from Russian designer Alexey Bokulev and hooked him up with Unicorn Games Studio to create a proper remake for the international market.
Then they funded the entire production and a booth at gamescom, where I took the time to see what this game was about. All I knew about the game was that it was a turn-based strategy title set in a fantasy world, which was reason enough for me to check it out.
However, I wasn't expecting to find out that Masters of the Broken World takes elements from franchises like Heroes of Might & Magic, Total War, and Galactic Civilizations to turn it into a PC turn-based strategy fan's wet dream.