Celebrate the unrivaled joy of strategy games with the TactiCon Steam event

Written by Marcello TBL

Tacticon 2022

Hooded Horse and Firesquid are delighted to announce that TactiCon has begun! Celebrating strategy games both big and small, this new Steam event highlights the brilliant and creative minds who develop these experiences, as well as gathering the players who love them all under one roof.

TactiCon runs from Thursday, September 22 through to Monday, September 26, showcasing over 100 games, and bringing together over 20 speakers from around the world to talk about the unique and challenging topics around strategy games in 2022. There will also be discounts, streams, and Let’s Plays from the wider community, as well as playable demos for recent releases and highly-anticipated upcoming titles.

Highlights include Gloomhaven, Farthest Frontier, Battle Brothers, Shiro Games’ Wartales, Firesquid’s Great Houses of Calderia, USC: Counterforce, Humankind, Going Medieval, Vagrus – The Riven Realms, Timberborn, Wildermyth, The Riftbreaker, Paradox Arc’s Across the Obelisk, Hero Hour, and the recent city-building sensation The Wandering Village, not to mention many of Hooded Horses’ own stable of strategy games, such as Terra Invicta and Sons of Valhalla.

Whether you’re a fan of real-time or turn-based tactics, grand strategy or tactical RPGs, or even deckbuilding and city builders, there is bound to be something for everyone at TactiCon. This is planned to be a regular event, so watch this space!

“It is exciting to organize this event due to the enthusiasm of all the great developers and publishers we have interacted with! We are all united in our love for these types of games, and we want to give them a forum,” said Anders Larsson, President of Firesquid. “If you are a developer, we want you to apply to be able to get your game in front of the fans!”

“Strategy games offer some of the most engaging, the most long-running experiences in the entire games industry,” said Hooded Horse CEO Tim Bender. “TactiCon is our way of bringing this community together to celebrate not only the fans, but the brilliant minds that bring these games to life. We’re excited to be partnering with Firesquid to put on this event.”

To learn more about TactiCon and the games that are showcasing at this year’s event you can visit the official website here or head to the official Steam page. A press kit is available here, which also includes a panel schedule.

About Hooded Horse

Hooded Horse Inc. is a publisher of strategy, simulation, and role-playing games based in Dallas, Texas with people and partners across the world. Starting in 2020 with a single title, Hooded Horse’s portfolio has grown to 17 games and counting. Our goal is to empower and support developers in doing what they love. From the distant past of Old World, to the depths of space in Falling Frontier, Hooded Horse is the new name in engaging, strategic experiences.  

You can find out more about us on our website, as well as our social channels; Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Discord.

About Firesquid Games

Indie publisher focused on games that include strategizing and thinking in their broadest sense; from tacticals to city-builders or any other game where the brain is the most important muscle. Firesquid works closely with developers to help them make the best game they can, and focuses on developing communities around their strategy games.

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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.