Vikings are scorching immediately, with latest successes like God of Struggle: Ragnarok and Valheim exhibiting that everyone’s sexy for horned helmets. Romanian developer Sand Sailor is working by itself particular twist on the Norse craze with Aska, a survival “tribe builder” with as much as four-player co-op.
Aska’s massive innovation within the survival area is its tribe simulation, which duties gamers with constructing a functioning village nearly like they’re observing an Age of Empires settlement from floor stage. “This contains assigning jobs to villagers, setting up workshops, mines, farms and castles, exploring the world to find hidden loot and sources, and preventing legendary enemies,” Sand Sailor writes. “Collectively, you’ll not simply construct a village, however a functioning society that you’re a a part of.”
You may undoubtedly wish to construct a resilient little village, as Aska’s world embraces some darker elements of Norse mythology. Based on Sand Sailor, “constructing a powerful and secure society will provide you with a greater likelihood of survival when Useless Winter hits and your tribe faces not solely the harshest components, however the darkish inhabitants of this world which were mendacity in wait.”
Sand Sailor revealed the game with a pre-rendered trailer on the PC Gaming Show, however will even be exhibiting off a gameplay stream tomorrow, November 18 at 6 PM GMT/1 PM ET on its Twitch channel. The game’s screenshots display some deliciously desolate Northern European landscapes, in addition to some mean-looking glowy Leshen guys (presumably a few of these “darkish inhabitants” the developer talked about).
Aska will undergo a number of rounds of closed playtesting, with the primary starting November 24. When you’re concerned with checking Aska out early, you’ll be able to join the prospect on the game’s official web site.