Press Release

Turn-based Diablo, but you play as a fox! Of Blades & Tails - upcoming 2D pixel-art RPG

2D pixel-art RPG scurries out from its den in Q3 2023.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Warsaw, Poland - August 11th, 2022 - Polish indie publisher Pineapple Works is thrilled to announce its new collaboration. Of Blades & Tails is a turn-based RPG that is action-oriented but rewards a thoughtful approach. The game is being developed by a talented German solo-dev, Felix Laukel. The game is coming to PC, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One/Series S/X in Q3 2023.

In Of Blades & Tails you play Reik, a clever member of the tribe of foxes. A chain of unfortunate events involves you in a quest of vital importance to all the peace-loving creatures of the realm. You will have to leave your home village and explore the world to become strong enough to stand up to evil.

The gameplay is inspired by classic Hack & Slays and turn-based RPGs like Tales of Maj'Eyal or Stoneshard. The lore is inspired by the classic point & click adventure Inherit the Earth. The developer personally thinks about the game as Diablo, but turn-based with a more strategic approach, in a vibrant animalistic setting and with lots of secrets to explore.

Some facts about Of Blades & Tails:

  • Turn-based Combat that allows for quick action or strategic planning
  • An Open World with lots of places to discover
  • A fresh anthropomorphic setting in a vibrant pixel art look
  • generated dungeons and caves
  • Classless Character Development with many abilities to unlock
  • of different qualities and Unique Items with special powers
  • Hunt giant bugs or gather herbs and other useful resources
  • Many Enemy Types with different skills that may require tactical decisions
  • Join guilds to gain their secret knowledge
  • with rats and other profit-seeking animals

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About Pineapple Works
Pineapple Works is a Polish games publisher, co-developer, and porting studio interested in indie games of various genres and styles. We are here to make your game successful with no pressure. Some of our titles you may have heard about include Charge Kid, Death and Taxes, DREAMO, Legends of Amberland, and others.

About Felix Laukel
Felix Laukel is a software engineer by day and an independent game developer by night from Marburg, Germany. Currently, he is working on his dream project Of Blades & Tails when his day job is over and his daughter sleeps. After showing his game on Twitter he immediately gained interest from the community and the number of fans keeps growing.

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