Two-person independent developer Tangrin, along with indie publisher Versus Evil, today announced the release of #Tangrin’s debut action RPG KYN for PC. In this fast-paced #tactical #strategy game players control up to a six member party while they fight through a mythical Viking world. KYN is now available on Steam, GoG.com and GreenMan Gaming among others, for $19.99.
KYN has been modelled on classic RPG foundations, where gameplay is more than a single character-defeat-all-with-mighty-weapons. With fast action combat that requires strategic thought, a detailed storyline and deep crafting systems, gamers can expect to be immersed in this Viking world and challenged to the fullest.
“Kyn has been a long time coming. We thought we’d be able to complete it in a year – it has taken four and half!” quoted Victor Legerstee from Tangrin Entertainment. “It was a labor of love spent painstakingly crafting a grand tactical RPG. And it was well worth it. Kyn has turned into a rich RPG we are truly proud of and it will be a great escape for gamers who love to tinker with their heroes, fight tactical battles and solve the occasional brainteasing puzzles.”
“KYN brings a beautiful, mythical environment to life through its rich story and beautiful landscapes,” said Versus Evil General Manager Steve Escalante. “The depth in this game is truly amazing, from the hundreds of items that can be crafted, to the highly customizable six-player party and the 20-plus hour story – all created by a two-man dev team. This title truly embodies the indie spirit of Versus Evil and we are happy to be able support Tangrin on their debut video game release.”
A Magical Viking World Brought to Life. Unlock the mysteries of the vast world of KYN as you explore ancient ruins, lush landscapes and snowy mountains filled with intricate puzzles and plenty of danger! Fight against a variety of intelligent enemies and use your skill and cunning to take out powerful boss enemies!
- A Hybrid Tactical RPG Meets Hack-n-Slash. This is real time action in a fantastical RPG setting. You will need to leverage the environment to create traps, defend areas or build up special attacks. When tactics are needed, utilize the slow motion feature, where time slows to almost zero and you can direct your heroes to an area and assign them a task to out flank, out smart and defeat your enemies!
- An RPG Party with up to Six Playable Characters. Build that classic RPG dungeon crawling group with our motely group of heroes. Each warrior can be outfitted with different equipment and specialized abilities to meet your needs. Allocating points in mind, body, control will build characters that fit your style or meet the challenges of the puzzles you will soon face.
- A Deep Crafting and Loot System. Collect hundreds of items. Combine over 100 different elemental materials in a unique crafting system designed to help you get more powerful weapons and armor.
KYN is a fast-paced role-playing game for Linux, Mac and Windows PC, set in a world where Viking mythology collides with magic. Inside the world of players will utilize classic strategic RPG elements to devise traps and traverse through a unique realm with plenty of puzzles to solve and enemies to defeat. Players will control a party of up-to six different characters, all customizable with different skills and traits as they unravel the mysteries of KYN and perfect their own fast-paced fighting styles.
Linux Games News reached out to Tangrin regarding the Linux release, “we are going to do patching for the next couple of weeks for the PC version, once that is done we are going to go straight into testing on Linux.”