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Distant Kingdoms Free Download GAMESPACK.NET Distant Kingdoms was released as a Steam Early Access title on 5th May and its Steam write up promises “A unique blend of City Building, Social Management, Exploration and Adventure gameplay, Distant Kingdoms brings a rich fantasy world to life. Help the Humans, Dwarves, Elves and Orcs of Talam, begin anew in the fabled land of Ineron.” Sadly, at this stage in the game’s development, it does little to deliver on any of these areas. For a start, there is nothing particularly unique about it. As a city builder, it’s ok but nothing special at the moment. It’s frustratingly slow and there is a lot of guesswork regarding ratios between your production buildings as there is little to no information available. The social management aspects simply involve meeting the various needs of your populace but there is little to no downside when you fail to meet them. I hoped things might get a bit more interesting once I’d unlocked a few more of the races but these simply add slightly different needs. The different races don’t even add any extra visual variety to your city which I feel is a missed opportunity. As for exploration and adventure, this boils down to simply building a tavern that gives you access to adventurers. You then assemble a party and click an area of the map you want them to head to. You have no direct control over the party and your involvement is simply to click on various options if or when a situation arises. TOP/BEST ADULT VIDEO GAMES IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (USA)

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This aspect of the game is still very basic and reminds me of the create your own adventure books I used to read as a kid. Graphically the game looks reasonable but it’s nothing special and the music is irritating at best. Oh and the bugs, don’t get me started on the bugs. There were far too many times that stuff simply didn’t work or would be ignored by my town folk. I know it’s early access and there’s going to be bugs but at the moment there’s far too many for my liking. At the moment, Distant Kingdoms is a long way from what it hopes to deliver and this is a big shame as on paper this looked like an interesting take on the city-building genre. I’m sure that given plenty of time the game will come a long way and I genuinely plan to come back to the game in say six months time to see how things have progressed. For now though I would say it’s one to avoid. An interesting take on the Anno formula; however, I would not recommend buying this game at this stage, but definitely put in on your watchlist. It is a very interesting concept, with four different races and bonuses, upgradable buildings and building addon effects and so on. The graphics and the art style are both quite appealing. It is definitely an ambitious project, but as of May 8, 2021, it does not deliver as much. I will just talk about a few things that I wish that could be improved.

Build a sprawling network of towns and villages as you forge a new civilisation.

First, there is not much noticeable visual difference between each races. The only difference is the “Town Center” building. The in-game mechanic is that the player build houses first and tenants from different races move in. With that in mind, it kind of makes sense that the residence remain the same design, but I would like to see more visual difference based on the race of different tenants. And that leads to the second problem. At the start of the game, you select your starter race, and through in game exploration process you will be able to find new races to join the community. This process seems to be random and you don’t know when or which race you will discover next. Meanwhile, it seems that you cannot control the amount of each race. I would suggest to add buildings that specifically tailored for each race to move in. What further complicates the problem is that most of the production buildings have racially specific bonuses, which makes that building essentially “locked” for certain races, i.e. mines for the dwarves, lumberyard for the humans, etc. So you really want there to be certain amount of workers of specific race to trigger the bonus. I would suggest add different bonuses for all races, like the warehouse. Another thing is that it would be nice if the devs can move the pop-up event icon to the top left. It would be even better if a special panel is designed for it and add in some audio cue when there is a pop-up. Currently it is very easy to miss.Sex with Hitler 2

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Last problem I had is with the graphs and charts, or rather lack thereof. There is no way to monitor the production vs consumption of a certain trade good. It would be nice if the devs can show the actual product and consumption numbers. So I have only played this for 30 minutes at this point but I am not all too sure what to think of it. I would recommend played the Tutorial although you can easily get a quick grasp on what to do, however there is no real way of telling how many buildings of X can support and supply Y, so maybe that is something the Tutorial will explain to you or a future Compendium might. That aside it struck me as a Version of Anno, simply put in a medieval fantasy environment. Except that the controls are still clunky (can’t pull streets around corners, they can only be built in a straight line so you will have to keep click and drop and start over again for every corner you are building). It also feels a bit awkward in terms of range as a lot of buildings have just that (remember how I mentioned Anno earlier? yeah your hubs, marketplaces and certain production chains only have a specific range) but there is no real indication when you place it or select it, until you eventually reach it’s ranges limit. Anno did solve that by showing the effective range by the time you build it or select it after having it built so you can plan ahead. Essentially it is yet an Early Access Version of Anno set in a Medieval Fantasy world but so far it lacks a lot of content to keep you going.

Research new technologies and dabble in magical conjuration to support your growing settlements.

I will return to this at a later point but I was a but disappointed in the lack of mechanical polish (maneuvering menues, building stuff, etc, feels clunky in general and it keeps freezing for several seconds when loading initially, so far as to windows actually thinking it crashed and showing an error message, but if you wait a bit it will actually work again) and it just does not really offer any content at this point, to motivate me to keep going. Get it if you don’t mind having to check in on it later again (maybe a few months or so, idk how they plan to progress the games development, which pace, which focus etc), otherwise I suggest you wait to give it a fair chance at a later point. The following is something I would like to make a general point about, it is not directly related to this title but seing as this may be among the first reviews, hopefully Devs/Publishers see it Early Access needs to stop being a thing. The end result will for most games just be crippling reviews and even if the game redeems or reaches a quality that would redeem, they rarely get that chance to properly do so. Rather add another year of Development to your internal roadmap and release a free DEMO (!!!!) that only has parts of it, but release will be at 100% than having to deal with peoples disappointment and the likely following reviews and loss of interest! Distant Kingdoms is developed by Orthrus Studios and published by Kasedo Games. I received a free trial key, my thanks for that.Flying Neko Delivery Switch NSP

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However, this should have no bearing on my review, as I always test all games with the thought in the back of my mind, how would I feel if I had paid full price. In Distant Kingdoms, the four races of elves, dwarves, humans, and orcs have waged war against each other for ages. At some point, their gods got fed up and sent them to the distant land of Inerion to start over from scratch together.  So they are to establish a faraway land, a Distant Kingdom. This is how the story begins and this explains why elves, dwarves, humans, and orcs (have to) live together in one city. Otherwise, there is unfortunately not much more story in the game so far, whether there is more to come later remains to be seen. Distant Kingdoms is essentially a classic build-up strategy game, very similar to the early Anno parts. We have a freely rotatable and zoomable map, of which we can initially only build on a limited section. We get a small supply of resources and start with a warehouse, marketplace and a few residential buildings. Slowly we unlock different workshops like berry pickers, lumberjacks, stone cutters, and farms. This is done through a research and technology tree, where we activate many more buildings, techniques, and resources by meeting certain requirements of inhabitants, a number of dwellings, or the like. The construction of the buildings requires a close look at the treasury, because each building costs money and this is faster exhausted than the dwarf can grumble “Long Ear”. On top of that, the display for income and expenses is unfortunately not very user-friendly at the moment.

Accessible for beginners, with complex and deep gameplay for experienced city-builders.

So here you have to manage carefully and build with caution, so you won’t go broke right at the beginning. Thus we expand our village and our inhabitants can ascend over time in up to three levels. These unlock, similar to Anno, other needs for higher-value goods, but also the right to construct the appropriate buildings. A whole new idea in the gameplay is then offered in the tavern of our village. Because there we can hire a party of heroes, which we can then send out on explorations in the surrounding area. This is how we uncover the map divided into hex fields. In doing so, our heroes can gain experience and advance in levels. The heroines and heroes belong to the four races, and each expedition member has abilities and traits, which also become more as the level increases. These skills are then also soon needed to overcome random encounters on the exploration journeys or later to explore dungeons. Both take place in a kind of text adventure. A short description explains what is happening or what problems our hero group has to face. Here we mostly have the choice between two options, which correspond to certain skills, but which our group must have in order to be able to use the respective option at all. An action point system additionally ensures that we have to use at least some brainpower to complete the task successfully, and of course the adventure can go terribly wrong.

With this adventure system, we gradually expand our range on the map and the building area for our village, and also develop new resource deposits. Explore a new world filled with secrets, sending out adventuring parties into the unexplored mists. Help decide their fate through a choose-your-own-adventure style quest and event system.
Deal with troublesome creatures, from Dragons to Imps, Wraiths and Trolls and venture into deep, dark and curious dungeons spread across the map. Provide for your population’s needs through a deep web of production lines, as they move through the social strata from peasant to noble, catering to each race’s desires. Help the humans, dwarves, elves and orcs come together across multiple maps and scenarios in a future grand campaign to save civilisation from apocalyptic ruin. Look the game is pretty good. In terms of simulator city building games it gives you what it promises, for the most part. And all those extra special things this game promises that other games don’t have? It gives you those too. Overall it does what it sets out to do. So why am I giving it a mild thumbs up? Well because most of the stuff it gives is average. Not exceptional. Plus it’s super bugy and super unfinished. Those things alone are almost enough for a thumbs down. Plus that big pricetag on top of it. But I give it a thumbs up because the premise is really good. The possibilities with this game are very promising.

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The fact that it’s got a publisher who does a  ton of these games is also another positive that this game WILL be finished. But keep in mind this game is NOT finished yet, and it’s super glitchy right now. It’s early access so its to be expected. But really consider this game before you buy it. It’s basically banished with a few extra gameplay mechanics. That’s it. Go Look up the game Banished if you odn’t know what I’m talking about. The only reason why I’m giving it a thumbs up when it’s basically just a re-skinned banished is because it has the possibility of offering us so much more and I’m hopeful and excited to see that new mechanics implemented. But if this wasn’t enough for you then I encourage you to check out the video I put on my youtube channel (link below) as it has more detail and information along with actual gameplay footage. Thanks for reading and I hope I helped some of you to spend your money wisely. So I have only played this for 30 minutes at this point but I am not all too sure what to think of it. I would recommend played the Tutorial although you can easily get a quick grasp on what to do, however there is no real way of telling how many buildings of X can support and supply Y, so maybe that is something the Tutorial will explain to you or a future Compendium might. That aside it struck me as a Version of Anno, simply put in a medieval fantasy environment. Except that the controls are still clunky (can’t pull streets around corners, they can only be built in a straight line so you will have to keep click and drop and start over again for every corner you are building).Move or Die Unleashed Switch NSP

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