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For Obsidian's crowdfunded love letter to Infinity Engine games like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, I was impressed by its willingness to pull back the curtain and let me see the machinery behind it.
We've all been there. Everyone remembers that mission. You and your partner are climbing up the mountains in the snow, striving to pull some slick clandestine operation about getting some intel on a bad guy, or something similar (because let's face...
Set in a medieval fantasy world torn by war, success on the battlefield in Storm the Gates requires a blend of strategic planning and tactical execution on the fly. Matches start on a grid-based battlefield divided by the thick cover of trees. During each match, players accumulate valuable resources by controlling more territory, and in turn crushing their opponents with more deadly warriors. As players explore the map they deploy and command their units, paving new roads toward their enemy’s stronghold. Destruction of your enemy’s base is the ultimate goal of each match. When the tree lines disappear, the hell of war is unleashed and the bloodshed begins.