Exciting news has arrived directly from Artur Smiarowski, the indie developer behind the critically acclaimed Roguelike Soulash that we reviewed a while ago. In a recent tweet during the last event of the Turnbasedthursday, Artur Smiarowski announced that he is currently hard at work on Soulash 2, promising that it will be even more captivating and immersive than its predecessor and it must arrive in 2023 on PC via Steam.
Soulash 2 is set to deliver an even more profound and engaging experience than before. With Smiarowski’s reputation for innovative game design and attention to detail, players can expect to be transported to a rich and immersive fantasy world filled with unique challenges and endless possibilities.
About Soulash 2
Soulash 2 is a thrilling and innovative RPG that invites players to step into a world where the gods have perished, and a new era of conflict has begun. The game combines elements of traditional roguelike, roleplaying, and sandbox genres to create a unique and immersive experience that will captivate players.
In Soulash 2, players are empowered to conquer an expansive fantasy world by embarking on daring expeditions to challenge formidable beings, crafting extraordinary artifacts, amassing a fortune as a merchant or thief, or constructing a monumental pyramid amidst the desert sands. Each world in Soulash 2 is procedurally generated, complete with a simulated history that shapes unique settlements shaped by trade routes, character lifecycles, resource extraction, food consumption, occupations, wages, and the triumphs and tragedies of war.
One of the most exciting features of Soulash 2 is the innovative crafting system that allows players to create items with their chosen resources. The crafting system includes slots of different types that can be fitted with unique magical ingredients, bestowing items with unparalleled properties that amplify character customization.
Players can also elevate their dominion with an array of diverse structures and reshape the world to their dark desires. Soulash 2 offers players the choice of three distinct modes to suit their playstyle, including High Fantasy Mode, Dark Fantasy Mode, and Hardcore Mode, each with its unique challenges and consequences.
Soulash 2 promises to offer an immersive and thrilling experience that combines the best elements of traditional roguelike, roleplaying, and sandbox genres to create a unique and unforgettable gaming experience. Below is an overview of the game via Steam.
In a realm where gods have perished, a new era of strife has dawned. Seize power, forge legendary artifacts, conquer the world, and ascend to the divine throne in Soulash 2!
Immerse yourself in an innovative blend of traditional roguelike, roleplaying, and sandbox genres. Conquer an expansive fantasy world, embark on daring expeditions to challenge formidable beings, craft extraordinary artifacts, amass a fortune as a merchant or thief, or construct a monumental pyramid amidst the desert sands.
Conquer the world!
Each world in Soulash 2 is procedurally generated, complete with a simulated history. Generate unique settlements shaped by trade routes, character lifecycles, resource extraction, food consumption, occupations, wages, and the triumphs and tragedies of war – all before you etch your own legacy into their annals.
Forge your destiny
While conquest and destruction lie at the heart of the game, your fate remains unwritten. Soulash 2’s skill-based progression system empowers you to unlock new abilities and actions through diverse activities, paving the way for unique possibilities. Embrace your inner explorer, artisan, architect, pyromancer, warrior, or forge your own path by combining different skills.
Master the art of crafting
Soulash 2’s innovative crafting system lets you create items with your chosen resources. Recipes feature slots of different types that can be fitted with unique magical ingredients, bestowing items with unparalleled properties that amplify character customization.
Build your legacy
Elevate your dominion with an array of diverse structures: construct a humble hut nestled within a verdant forest, erect a majestic temple to garner adoration, command from a mighty castle atop rolling hills, raise an ice-encrusted tower amidst the frosty tundra, or unleash your sinister influence through a foreboding black pyramid in a sun-scorched desert. Alternatively, seize existing dwellings and reshape them, effortlessly molding the world to your dark desires.
Embrace mortality – or defy it
Select from three distinct modes to suit your playstyle:
High Fantasy Mode: Suffer penalties upon death, only to resurrect in the nearest friendly location. Beware, however – time’s relentless march may still claim your character.
Dark Fantasy Mode: Experience true loss as death erases your character but leaves the world and your creations intact. Continue influencing the world as a new character.
Hardcore Mode: Face the unforgiving roguelike experience with permadeath that annihilates both your character and the world – no meta progression, no mercy.