Developer Ocean Drive Studio have announced that their single-player turn-based tactical RPG, Lost Eidolons, will run its initial closed beta testing starting on September 30th all the way to October 6th. The studio will welcome players to participate in 3 closed beta tests to help assure it is leveraging community feedback to make sure the game reaches its potential.
Lost Eidolons puts players in the epic fantasy world Artemesia, playing the role of the mercenary Eden Through an episodic campaign to take the empire. Strategic planning and tactical execution are necessary to seize victory on a classic isometric grid with modern features.
Interested players can apply now to participate in all three closed beta tests and join the community now on their Discord server.
A new gameplay trailer showcases what will be available in the first beta test, including:
The first 8 of 27 episodes that will comprise the game upon launch.
Lost Eidolons’ tactical turn-based combat.
Six different sections of your camp, including the tutorial, activities, and side quests.
Several fully rendered cutscenes (voiceover to come later).
A variety of units to offer diversification to battle.
Character customization and class advancement to better understand player presences.
Lost Eidolons Key Features:
Strategic Turn-Based Tactical Combat: Leverage the terrain and careful positioning to execute synergistic effects, and the unique strengths of your army’s composition to deal with any enemy encounter. How you employ your strategy allows you to minimize casualties on the battlefield.
In-depth Character Customization: Unlock new equipment, discover over a dozen unique combat classes, and arm your units with a varied selection of skills and spells that will help them seize victory.
Deepen Allied Bonds: Take time to strengthen the resolve of allies and see this effort yield powerful results on the battlefield. Leverage affinity with visiting NPCs in the camp to recruit over 30+ potential new fighters to your army.
Carefully Crafted Classic Story: A story that revolves around the bonds formed between comrades struggling for freedom in a continent marred by war and political turmoil, along with a backstory that is influenced by the mythos of the Four Symbols of the Chinese constellations.
Beautifully Orchestrated Original Soundtrack: A soundtrack by the talented composer Clark Abound, the brilliant mind behind the score of memorable games such as Slay the Spire and Factory Town.
For more information about the game, visit the game’s Steam page. You can also visit the developer’s website here.