Vancouver, BC / July 28, 2022 - Developer Righteous Hammer Games is excited to announce the Early Access release of ZOR: Pilgrimage of the Slorfs, coming to Steam August 30, 2022. ZOR is a mash-up of genres that come together to create a challenging and innovative experience for strategy fans.
In ZOR, players are tasked with protecting the Slorfs, alien creatures on a perilous journey to uncover the truth behind the star god Zor. Travel across hex-grids using a deck of cards, collecting resources and attacking vicious enemies along the way. Players must think carefully about every move to prevent the Slorfs from meeting an untimely demise. Picking up a branch can be beneficial when back at camp, but it could come at the expense of an enemy attack.
ZOR allows players to build powerful decks with over 100 cards to craft or upgrade. Use cards to move, attack, and harvest resources on the board. Slorfs need food and water to survive, which are depleted each time a card is played. Supplies can be replenished by harvesting certain items during battle, or by resting at camp. A Slorf’s health however, is finite, and if they run out, they’ll perish for good. A delicate balance between survival and combat makes for a unique and high stakes tactical experience.
After the Slorfs have beaten the bad guys, they can take a much needed rest by making camp. This is where players can cash in XP for upgrades and craft items to improve the Slorf’s quality of life. Special cards can also be crafted.
For more updates follow the game on Twitter, and keep an eye on the Steam page for announcements prior to ZOR’s release on August 30. If you’d like to request an Early Access key please fill out the form here.
- Tabletop-inspired turn-based deck builder with eye-catching 3D graphics
- Terrain, traps, enemies and auras create fresh tactical puzzles each turn that reward mastery over metagaming
- Hundreds of cards with a variety of uses, including harvesting, attacking, movement, building, buffs and more
- Use experience to upgrade cards to more powerful versions, and expand your deck through exploration and crafting
- Procedural maps, strategic choices, and endless deck combinations, no two games will ever be the same
About Righteous Hammer Games
Founded in 2015 in Vancouver, Canada, Righteous Hammer Games is the development team of EA alums Clint Jorgenson and Gavin Yastremski. Supported by Clint’s wife and accounting wizard Coreen, Righteous Hammer believes in fresh ideas, taking risks, and challenging the norm. Focused on creating polished and highly replayable gaming experiences, Righteous Hammer brought Solitairica to PC and mobile in 2016 and is currently working on their next game, ZOR: Pilgrimage of the Slorfs.