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Rising Lords shows how to involve the Community with latest Scenario Editor Update

Scenario editor update keeps our lords rising with excitement.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

June 28, 2022


More than two years of Early Access for the turn-based strategy game Rising Lords have passed already - a good time to celebrate the amazing community that not only gave incredible amounts of feedback, but also actively shaped the development of the game. With the freshly released Scenario Editor Update Rising Lords expands its trust in the community.

The active community has created dozens of multiplayer maps already. The new update allows players to also create fully fleshed out scenario maps with custom stories. It also gives the players the freedom to fully change the balancing of the game and to define new goals and objectives.


Working based on community feedback has always been a major pillar in the development of Rising Lords and the developers want to continue the success story. From Friday, June 24th until Friday, July 15th, a contest is happening on the official Discord of Rising Lords where interested players can win various prizes. The winner will even get the (paid!) opportunity to get to work with the developers to shape the upcoming story campaign.


Additionally, the new update also includes tons and tons of updates for the recently reworked GUI, bug fixes and various Quality-of-Life Improvements. While an official release date for the full game has not yet been announced, we can assure you that players will hear more on that very soon.
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About Rising Lords

Rising Lords is a medieval turn-based strategy game with card and board game elements. Send your serfs to fight and die in your name... or let them prosper, and use them to your advantage!

Collect taxes and resources. Dictate rations and field work. Forge weapons, reshape the battlefield, raise armies, and build mighty fortified cities. Help your people become knights, or dump them on a battlefield far away, but be careful: even the most humble peasants will revolt eventually…

In addition to its campaign mode, Rising Lords features robust multiplayer functionality. Play a quick game, or settle in for an evening or more. Play mind games with your friends with Rising Lords’ special figures and spread false infos. Let them pay for their insolence in questioning your right to rule!

  • Find the perfect balance - juggle production, resource gathering, diplomacy and treason, tax and rations - all vital in the success of your provinces

  • Deep tactics - Use counters to troop types, morale, terrain and cards to get the upper hand even against seemingly impossible odds

  • Strategic battles - besiege your enemy’s cities to starve them out, go all-out attack, or wait for them to come to you

  • Up to 4-player simultaneous multiplayer - no need to wait for each individual player to take their turn

  • The psychology of war - Play mind games by spreading false informations and use figures to pester your opponents

  • Customisation - Tailor your leader’s look and skills, and craft your perfect cities and troops


    About Deck 13 Spotlight

    Deck13 Interactive is one of Germany's leading developers. Based in Frankfurt, the passionate team develops award-winning, large-scale productions for consoles and PC. With Deck13 Spotlight the team has also established a publishing service that helps independent developers bring their projects to wider audiences.

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    About Argonwood

    Argonwood is an independent game development studio based in Cologne, Germany. Working across a range of unfashionable genres, they look to shake up stagnant game mechanics and infuse them with fresh new ideas.

    The core team consists of brothers Chris and Manu Fernholz, a programmer and an artist who have been designing games their whole lives. Having started out in the world of pen-and-paper and board games, the pair have been developing smaller PC games since 2013 - and are now confidently approaching their first large-scale strategy title, Rising Lords, which is now available as Early Access Title on Steam.

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