Final yr a Kickstarter for a remastered model of Spiderweb Software program’s CRPG Geneforge 2 handed its humble $30,000 purpose and raised $76,777 primarily based on its promise of “Open ended fantasy role-playing enjoyable with your personal military of custom-made mutant monsters.” That remaster, which is known as Geneforge 2 – Infestation, will probably be out on March 27.
As Andy Chalk mentioned when the Kickstarter made its purpose, “Spiderweb makes a really explicit kind of RPG: Mild on eye sweet (very mild) and different results, however very deep, versatile, and open-ended.” The Geneforge Saga, a collection of 5 standalone video games, is the right instance. The sci-fi/fantasy setting is dominated by Shapers, who’re wizards with the godlike energy of making life, although it is filled with different factions to deal with, none of them purely good or unhealthy.
The remaster will embrace “new areas, quests, characters, dialogue, an overhauled interface and techniques, and a brand new never-before-seen endgame monster brewed from the followers’ imaginations.”
Spiderweb’s founder, Jeff Vogel, mentioned, “Geneforge 2 was one in every of our largest successes in our 30 years on this enterprise. It has concepts and paths and participant choices which are nonetheless contemporary and distinctive twenty years after its launch. We have cherished engaged on this refreshed, expanded remaster, and we’re super-excited to lastly let folks play it.”
Forward of its March 27 launch, a demo of Geneforge 2 – Infestation will probably be playable throughout Steam Subsequent Fest from February 5 to February 12. Here is the Steam web page.