For the King!

by | August 2, 2015


A long, long time ago, in lands far away, men slew dragons and battled the forces of evil according to a religious, moral, and social code of courage, honour, courtesy, justice, and a readiness to help the weak.  In the Victorian period, men wrote poems immortalizing the legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table and were inspired by the Middle Ages a time that “represented an era with strong chivalric values and an organic, pre-capitalist sense of community.”

How, pray tell, is this information connected to Canadian Atheist and atheism? It doesn’t really, but it’s Sunday, and this post may interest those who, like me, are not attending a Sunday Assembly or taking part in an unsermon.

However, there is another reason: Iron Oak Games has released a trailer of For the King!, a game that is (to me*) reminiscent of medieval literature:

According to the website For the King! is

Inspired by the best moments in classics such as NetHack, Ultima, Wizardry and the early Final Fantasy games, we’re bringing back some of that old school flavor in a modern wrapper with some unique mechanics and an updated look.  If that piques your interest, then you’ve come to the right place!

*But then, what would I know about games? The last game I played was Pac-Man.

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