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Tactical RPG 'Confrontation' announced for early 2012


3:30 PM on 10.20.2011
Tactical RPG 'Confrontation' announced for early 2012 photo



Up until today I had no idea there was a miniature fantasy wargame called Confrontation, but Cyanide (Blood Bowl, A Game of Thrones: Genesis, Of Orcs and Men) is working on a PC game based on it. I honestly have no idea what the gameplay is about, other than that you can develop squads of soldiers and creatures in a role-playing game fashion and use them to fight tactical battles. There seems to be a story too, which hints at the tabletop game's fourth edition -- titled The Age of Ragnarok -- for existing fans of the Confrontation.

These screenshots have a bit of a Neverwinter Nights meets Dungeon Siege vibe going on and a game like this could be pretty neat. We can always use some more RPG/tactical/strategy blends on the PC now that Dragon Age is, well, you know, less like that. Cyanide appears to be a studio that sets highly ambitious goals for itself, perhaps too high at times, so I hope this one will work out a bit better than their recent A Game of Thrones game. I'll be keeping an eye on it just in case.

Confrontation should hit PCs in Q1 2012.

Tactical RPG 'Confrontation' announced for early 2012 photo
Tactical RPG 'Confrontation' announced for early 2012 photo
Tactical RPG 'Confrontation' announced for early 2012 photo
Tactical RPG 'Confrontation' announced for early 2012 photo
Tactical RPG 'Confrontation' announced for early 2012 photo
Tactical RPG 'Confrontation' announced for early 2012 photo
Tactical RPG 'Confrontation' announced for early 2012 photo
Tactical RPG 'Confrontation' announced for early 2012 photo
Tactical RPG 'Confrontation' announced for early 2012 photo
Tactical RPG 'Confrontation' announced for early 2012 photo
Tactical RPG 'Confrontation' announced for early 2012 photo
Tactical RPG 'Confrontation' announced for early 2012 photo







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