Flint: Treasure of Oblivion – Tactical RPG Set in Golden Age Of Piracy – Announcement and Trailer

Written by Marcello TBL

Flint: Treasure of Oblivion Overview

Ahoy there! Let’s embark on an epic journey with the unveiling of Flint: Treasure of Oblivion, a tactical RPG that’s setting sail in the golden age of piracy. This RPG adventure, announced by Publisher Microids alongside the fearless developers at Savage Level, promises to whisk players away to a realm of daring escapades and strategic battles upon its release in Q4 2024 for PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S.

Flint: Treasure of Oblivion is the inaugural offering from Savage Level, a band of developers who’ve navigated the gaming industry’s waters since 2021. They’re committed to delivering an experience that’s as rich and deep as the seas themselves, blending enthralling storytelling with complex gameplay.

Flint - Treasure of Oblivion

The founders of Savage Level, Aurélien and Maxime Josse, have shared their vision of crafting a game set in a universe they adore. They aim to challenge the stereotypes surrounding piracy, often misrepresented in popular culture, by weaving a narrative that pays homage to the authenticity of pirate life sprinkled with a touch of fantasy. The game is a love letter to the Franco-Belgian comics that have captivated the Josses since childhood, bringing an innovative storytelling approach through comic strip aesthetics.

Players will join Captain Flint, his loyal first mate Billy Bones, and a crew of experienced pirates on a quest for a legendary treasure that promises liberty and wealth beyond imagination. The journey isn’t just about the treasure; it’s a historically accurate pirate adventure that’s as educational as it is entertaining.

Flint - Treasure of Oblivion Gameplay

However, the seas are fraught with danger, and Flint: Treasure of Oblivion isn’t just another pirate tale. Its turn-based combat system challenges players to employ strategic thinking, where choosing the right crew and adapting strategies are crucial for survival. The game features skill and attribute cards, enhancing the tactical depth and making every encounter a thrilling test of wit and courage.

The game’s key features include:

  • Turn-Based Tactical Combat: Prepare your crew, each with unique abilities, and navigate battles with skill, strategy, and a bit of luck.
  • Comic-Book Narrative: Experience a story told in the dynamic and original format of comic strips, complete with speech bubbles and onomatopoeia.
  • Exploration: Venture from the French city of Saint-Malo to the wild landscapes of Central America, exploring a variety of environments rendered in stunning detail with Unreal Engine 5.
  • Historically-Inspired Piracy World: Dive into a game that celebrates the real world of piracy, enriched with historical details from language and costumes to weaponry.
Flint - Treasure of Oblivion Gameplay

Ready your sails for Flint: Treasure of Oblivion, and add it to your wishlist now on Steam, Epic Game Store, GOG, and PlayStation Store. Below is an overview of the game and the announcement trailer.

ABOUT Flint: Treasure of Oblivion

Play a tactical-rpg set in a pirate world with a strong, original narrative.

Assisted by his friend Billy Bones and his crew, Captain Flint sets sail for a mysterious treasure. If the call of the unknown galvanizes him, he doesn’t yet suspect this adventure will set him free.

Dive into the world of piracy bordering on fantasy of Flint: Treasure of Oblivion. Immerse yourself into a rich well-documented and exciting universe thanks to comic-book styled narration and tactical turn-based combat.

A good preparation is key: Choose your crew members with unique abilities, obtain new skills, improve your dices.
During the tactical phases, use cards to trigger skills and attributes, and influence the fight with dice throws.

Enjoy a story that, beyond the usual comic tropes (onomatopoeia, speech bubbles), offers the player original and dynamic comic book panels.

Discover a magnificent world, from the french city of Saint-Malo to the exotic landscapes of central America. Visit diverse environments (cities, camps, jungle, caves…) using the power of the Unreal Engine 5.


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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.