Filipino indie developer Keybol Games and Drix Studios have announced a new story-driven, tactical RPG for Switch.
Previously started as a Kickstarter campaign but had it’s funding unsuccessful, Grand Guilds is now guaranteed heading to Switch. Drix Studios collaborated with Keybol Games to publish the game featuring a unique combat mechanics and abilities.
Here’s what Keybol Games’ chief Bari Silvestre had to say about the game:
“Grand Guilds just oozes with polish and content,” said Silvestre. “I played the demo they have and I got hooked by the flow of the story and gameplay. I ended up beating the first boss, and reaching the world map which reveals new missions available for the player. The graphics and audio are also solid. The game really is well-made.”
Check out the Twitter announcement, trailer, and details below:
— keybolgames (@keybol) December 19, 2018
Grand Guilds is a story-driven, tactical RPG with unique card combat mechanics. You and your comrades will journey the lands of Irin, a continent on the brink of another war, while engaging in challenging tactical combat. Unveil a mystery that’s plaguing all the guilds of the land.
In combat, each playable character has unique mechanics and abilities that, when combined properly, will make the difference between complete victory or utter defeat.
Will you help Eliza in her struggle to save the beautiful world of Irin?
- Turn-Based Strategy – Learn and master the fundamentals of tactical combat. In Grand Guilds positioning, terrain, and your action points will mean the difference between victory and defeat.
- Card Combat System – A diverse set of skill cards will form the abilities of your units, making every turn more dynamic and each decision more important and meaningful.
- Deck Building – Tailor each character to your playstyle by customizing their skill decks. Obtain powerful new abilities by completing quests or leveling your characters.
- Guild Quests – Embark on challenging, procedural missions that yield exciting rewards. Increase your guild’s reputation to earn bonuses that will aid you in combat.
- Diverse Cast – Each playable character has unique mechanics and abilities that enable them to fill various roles in your squad such as tank, support, and damage dealer.
- Epic Journey – Unravel the mysteries shrouding Irin, a continent on the brink of war. Follow Eliza and her companions as they journey through this vast, magical world.
- Partial Voice Acting – Characters shout out their actions in combat and express their feelings during dialogue using short phrases.