Ash of Gods: Redemption


Ash of Gods: Redemption is a turn-based RPG that combines tactical combat, CCG elements, and a constantly evolving story in which no one is safe from death, including the main characters.

GAMEPLAY


Ash of Gods is the story of three separate protagonists rising in response to a centuries-old menace once thought to be mere folklore. Captain Thorn Brenin, the bodyguard Lo Pheng, the scribe Hopper Rouley, and many others, do not yet know that the reapers have returned and intend to drown the world in blood so that they may awaken the sleeping gods.

Ash of Gods’ storyline is constantly evolving in response to players’ choices, sometimes even resulting in death. But, the death of a character is not game over. Instead, the story moves forward with the death of that character and previous choices continuing to impact future events.
Combat in Ash of Gods is a blend of both traditional turn-based strategy and CCG gameplay. While individual tactics will depend upon the skills and classes of your characters, you will unlock and accumulate cards that have the power to unleash powerful abilities, sometimes altering the course of an entire battle.

WHAT MAKES ASH OF GODS UNIQUE


  • Decisions with Major Impacts
Every decision, whether on or off the battlefield, has the capacity to alter the course of events and the fate of your party with major repercussions. But, even the death of your leader is not the end of your journey.
  • No Random Dice Rolls
There are no dice throws to determine chance-to-hit or the force of a blow. In Ash of Gods, true tacticians must master the skills of their classes and harness the powers granted by their limited supplies of cards, or suffer the consequences.
  • AI that Adapts to You
Ash of Gods’ AI adapts to your style of play to ensure a consistently challenging experience with no room for cheap tactics or invincible team builds.
  • PvP Multiplayer
Challenge other players and compete for a spot on the leaderboards. Unlock new characters, upgrades, and cards to customize your tactics even further.
  • Rewards for Risk
Expend your own HP for a last-ditch attack. Go into battle with a smaller team to get better cards and quicker rounds. Take the shorter, but more dangerous route to save on resources. Ash of Gods rewards those willing to take the risks.
Minimum Requirements
OS: Windows 7, 8, 10
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.5 GHz
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia 9xxx / ATI 2xxx
DirectX: Version 9.0c
Storage: 5 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX9 Compatible
Recommended Specifications
OS: Windows 7, 8, 10
Processor: Intel Core i5 3.0 GHz
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 / AMD Radeon R9 280X
DirectX: Version 9.0c
Storage: 5 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX9 Compatible
Minimum Requirements
OS: MAC OSX 10.7.5
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.5 GHz
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia 9xxx / ATI 2xxx
Storage: 5 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX9 Compatible
Recommended Specifications
OS: MAC OSX 10.7.5
Processor: Intel Core i5 3.0 GHz
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 / AMD Radeon R9 280X
Storage: 5 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX9 Compatible
Minimum Requirements
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.5 GHz
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia 9xxx / ATI 2xxx
Storage: 5 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX9 Compatible
Recommended Specifications
Processor: Intel Core i5 3.0 GHz
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 / AMD Radeon R9 280X
Storage: 5 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX9 Compatible
  • Almost every aspect of Ash of Gods: Redemption is fantastic. Pure hand-painted graphics is remarkable, and tons of texts and interesting dialogues present a vivid view of a world of war. Ash of Gods would be your best choice if you were a RPG fan who is keen on reading.

  • Ash of Gods: Redemption holds a deep grimdark spirit in its rich lore and narrative. An intelligent combination of visual novel and roguelike.

  • Game World Navigator Magazine

    That doesn’t mean that combat is awful and Ash of Gods isn’t worth playing – but you’ll definitely need to adapt to its rules. Or simply switch to the story mode that lets you plow right through the fights and focus on the story. It’s worth it: there’s a novel-sized interactive story here with loads of characters, unexpected turns and seven different endings to top it off. [Issue#228, p.46]

  • Ash of Gods offers a thrilling, interactive story experience that works best without the permadeath feature.

  • CD-Action

    Ash of Gods is the best Banner Saga since The Banner Saga. The problem is that its developers hung on to the standards set by Stoic a bit too tight. [05/2018, p.40]

  • Ash of Gods is an ambitious game of massive proportions. Beautiful artwork, smooth animations, and a stunning soundtrack set the tone for this melancholy tale. The setting and lore can be overwhelming, especially during the first playthrough, but it's sure to capture fans of epic fantasy seeking to lose themselves in a huge world full of secrets, curses, and curious characters.

  • I think my time with Ash of Gods: Redemption was well spent, despite getting a very cryptic bad ending to the story. The writing was stellar and the world was super interesting. I hope to see more of it. Other than my own personal tastes I can’t fault this game for much. It’s gorgeous and I’d like to see more from this team and this franchise.

  • Ash of Gods is a solid strategy RPG with impressive production values for its modest budget, but its story and lore and incredibly dense and could make it difficult to get into the game’s visual novel elements if the plot and setting don’t immediately grab you.

  • If you’ve got a very specific Ralph Bakshi craving, you could do worse than Ash of Gods: Redemption. It’s not a bad game, it’s just too similar to a better one.

  • Ash of Gods is obviously a huge nod to The Banner Saga, but does its own thing enough to hold its own; it just doesn’t carry itself with the confidence that could push it towards greatness.

  • Although drawing the inspiration from the Banner Saga, Ash of Gods tries to distance itself and create some of its own identity. It has a nice story setup with multiple endings, nice music score, but most of the time, game comes up short in majority of game design decisions. Only for the fans of the genre.

  • If only Ash of Gods had not been crushed by excessive ambitions, perhaps we would be grappling with a worthy heir to The Banner Saga.

  • While still in the shadow of The Banner Saga, Ash of Gods offers an interesting experience that will appeal to all chatty turn based RPG fans.

  • Ash of Gods, despite similar visual style, is unlike The Banner Saga. It’s a completely different game, with its own mood, ideas, features… and, unfortunately, level of quality.

  • Derivative, clumsily executed, but hauntingly beautiful. Crank the music and bathe in the scenery before you start talking to people.

  • A good game if you like the narrative style of The Banner Saga but also a challenge in terms of combat. It doesn't offer a very intense experience but does work for RPG fans and also has a multiplayer mode.

  • Ash of Gods: Redemption is a solid strategy games but it has some deficiencies. The game lacks of variety even if it has a solid combat system and few original features like the card system.

  • Ash of Gods is a turn based strategy game where RPG and CCG elements are mixed together. Similar to Banner Saga but with critical flaws in the narrative and gameplay rhythm. The long texts of dialogues are dense and inspired, shaping a nice story, but kinda trivial. It’s adapt to whom are passionate of fantasy books, maybe.

  • If you’re going to clone a unique, yet flawed game like The Banner Saga, it’s crucial that you significantly improve the experience in some way. Ash of Gods: Redemption doesn’t, replicating its inspiration’s problems, but not its singular vision. Ironically, folks who have never played The Banner Saga will get the most out of this glorified fangame – those who have will likely find Ash of Gods a gray, lifeless imitation.

  • Ash of Gods has many of its elements almost directly copied from The Banner Saga, but it doesn't help the game. The story is badly written, and the game's mechanics are not balanced properly.

  • I definitely want more tactical adventures enriched with epic storytelling like Banner Saga. But definitely not like this brash copy, that shows almost no individuality.

Ash of Gods: Redemption
$24.99 $13.12
Title: Ash of Gods: Redemption
Genre: Adventure, Indie, RPG, Strategy
Released: 23 March 2018
Developer: AurumDust
Publisher: AurumDust
  • Single-player
  • Multi-player
  • Steam Achievements
  • Steam Cloud
  • Captions available
  • Steam Trading Cards
  • Cross-Platform Multiplayer
  • Online Multi-Player
UI Audio Subs
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