Announcing Beaten Path: A Riveting Turn-Based Tactics RPG

Written by Marcello TBL

Beaten Path

Peacebreak Studio is thrilled to unveil its inaugural title, Beaten Path. This turn-based tactical RPG promises to immerse players in a captivating narrative, following a mage’s journey and her apprentice’s journey as they navigate a fragmented world. Along the way, they’ll rally allies, confront adversaries, and devise strategies to triumph over challenges.

Beaten Path Gameplay

Game Overview

Beaten Path introduces players to a world torn apart by the monstrous Grarl, where they’ll join a mage named Shim and her student, Panna. These protagonists embark on a quest across a series of islands, remnants of a world once whole. Their mission? To uncover the origins of the Grarl and repel their menacing presence.

Key Features:

  • Expansive Gameplay: Over 20 distinctive maps, each presenting unique win and loss conditions. Players will need a blend of strength, stealth, and strategy to prevail.
  • Rich Character Development: With 100 abilities to master and 30 characters to meet, players can customize their team’s skills and strategies. Each character boasts personal abilities, multiple skill trees, and a distinct class.
  • Innovative Mechanics: The game incorporates auto-saves and a rewind feature, ensuring players can easily rectify mistakes and refine their strategies.
  • Engaging Narrative: Dive deep into the lore of the Grarl and the world’s history, visiting locations like the grand desert city of Marnew and the wooden expanse of the Palimpsests.
Beaten Path RPG

Platform Availability

Beaten Path is set to launch on PC and will be available on Steam and the Epic Games Store. A Kickstarter pre-launch page is now live for those eager to support the game’s development. Below an overview of the game via Steam and Announcement Trailer.


Follow the journey of Shim, an elderly mage, and her student, Panna, as they travel through a shattered world. The Grarl — embodiments of humans’ worst qualities — tore apart the world long ago, leaving only a handful of islands remaining in the human realm. Only the Sovereign’s strength was able to drive the Grarl back to their realm, sealing them there for over a hundred years.

Now, the seal is broken and they threaten humanity once more. Shim and Panna lead the campaign to defeat the Grarl, traveling to varied islands scattered across the human and Grarl realms. Their path takes them through the grand desert city of Marnew, the wooden landscape of the Palimpsests, and even to the Sovereign’s place of rest.

  • Over 20 unique maps featuring turn-based tactical gameplay on a hex grid.
  • A variety of map win and loss conditions. You’ll need strength, stealth, and much more to emerge victorious in each.
  • Each character has personal abilities, multiple skill trees, and class.
  • Upgrade your characters with various equipment.
  • Plan your moves carefully with units taking turns based on their action order.
  • Position your characters to perform follow-up attacks and receive stat bonuses.
  • The game auto-saves after each character’s turn. Don’t worry about forgetting to manually save.
  • When something goes awry, rewind! Rewind to any previous turn, adapt your strategy, and seek victory.
  • Actions going by too slowly? Fast forward!
  • Develop your characters and unlock skills in their tree. Choose each character’s path based on what role they have in your party.
  • Purchase items and equipment to strengthen and specialize your characters. Money does not come easily, so use it wisely!
  • Level up characters and increase their stats.
  • Each class has two advanced class routes. Select the routes best suiting your characters and choose skills from a brand new tree.


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Marcello TBL

Italian Dad in love with Turn-Based RPGs and Indie Games. In 2018 he started Turn Based Lovers and now he can't live without it.