Aeon of Sands – The Trail is a retro, post-apocalyptic RPG now in Mac and Windows games, but Linux support is incoming. All thanks to developer Two Bits Kid who are eager to release this new challenging RPG on Steam.
Aeon of Sands – The Trail will have you follow the misadventures of a likeable slacker. While on a mission to fight against evil, in a game with thousands of choices. Who is suddenly thrown out of his cozy home. He finds himself in a terrible, infinite desert that wants to devour him.
“The game has been programmed using the LÖVE framework, and it’s planned to be released on Linux during 2019.”
Since this is not the BEST news, it is a confirmation. And the studio is a small two person team working on fixes. Then porting to Linux in the new year.
So in Aeon of Sands – The Trail, you as the player have to accompany the vain, nap-loving clerk Setrani through his first major adventure. While guiding him on his travels through a dangerous land, ravaged by the weather and by tribal conflicts. You will also struggle with him as the desert, wickedly, sets trap after trap.
It’s basically Choose Your Own Adventure featuring Dungeon Crawling!
Aeon of Sands – The Trail Release Trailer (Windows, Mac, then Linux)
The story is full of multiple-choice dialogues. Therefore you are constantly confronted with new absurd situations. All focusing on your decisions. New areas are open to exploration, while others become inaccessible. You also meet new companions or make enemies of them. It can be challenging, but again, it’s your choice.
- Extremely non-linear, replayable story with multiple endings
- A truly unique magic system where your mana rises when you cast spells
- Real-time combat
- 20 locations and more than 60 mazes and dungeons to explore
- More than 140 dialogues
- Completely hand-drawn 2.5D environment, 240 hand-drawn illustrations
- Up to 2 other characters can join your party during play
- Each character’s personality influences the outcome of the story, and opens up new paths
- Platforms PC: Windows | MacOSX
Aeon of Sands – The Trail is now available on Steam for Mac and Windows, but coming to Linux. Priced at $19.99 | £16.99 | €18.99 respectively. But also includes a 10% discount until December 11th.