G3 Studios shared with us the first screenshots of Deathfire: Ruins of Nethermore; a first-person, party-based role-playing game that features turn-based combat, with a focus on the story and character development. Developed by fully independent developer and publisher G3 Studios in Southern California, and spearheaded by veteran game designer/producer Guido Henkel (Planescape: Torment, Realms of Arkania Trilogy, Fallout II, etc.), the game is currently in its early stages of development and is currently scheduled for release in 2014.
The key features of Deathfire: Ruins of Nethermore are:
-Single player, first person role-playing game
-Party-based play (four player-, plus two non-player characters)
-Six races and eight classes to choose from
-Over 34 unique character traits, plus base attributes
-Party characters interact with each other
-Indoor and outdoor environments
-Interactive game world
-Recipe-based crafting and enchanting
-Involving, adaptive storyline with many key players and twists
-Factions for intriguing political set-ups
-Tons of monsters to battle
-Intelligent dialogue system
The team has also launched the official website for this title, so make sure to visit it if you’re interested in such old-school RPGs.