Daedalic Launch Contest to Feature Fans in Upcoming RPG  

Hamburg, August 8th, 2013: German publisher, Daedalic Entertainment, are giving fans the opportunity to be immortalised forever in Blackguards, the upcoming turn-based RPG set in the popular fantasy universe of The Dark Eye.

Over the next week, fans can submit their sinister self-portraits on Daedalic’s facebook page in a bid to be featured in the game. A dedicated jury will pick the three most rogueish entries for use in Blackguards, the winners will be annouced on Wednesday 14 th August.

In true Blackguards style, the more menacing, the better, fans should not be afraid to show their dark-side!


About Blackguards

Blackguards is one of the bleakest stories ever told in the fantasy universe of The Dark Eye. What if the world’s only remaining hope is not a company of virtuous heroes, but a band of outcasts and criminals?

Blackguards poses that very question, players will take on the role of a convicted murderer, accompanied by a group of unsavory characters in an attempt to save the world for a more alarming evil.


Simon Callaghan

Johnny Atom Productions


Charley Grafton-Chuck

Johnny Atom Productions


Tel: 0203 176 0139

Blackguards is a turn-based RPG featuring strategic combat and combining Daedalic’s high standards of storytelling and unique characters with thrilling action against the backdrop of an elaborate 3D environment.

Challenging quests await to lead the player through a shadowy story of doubt, treachery and loss.


About Daedalic Entertainment

From its Hamburg-based studio, Daedalic Entertainment develops, publishes and markets high-quality computer- and videogames to a world-wide player-base. Its main focus lies in the production of exceptional entertainment-software with strong narratives.

With titles such as Chaos on Deponia, Harveys New Eyes, Chains of Satinav and Edna and Harvey: The Breakout, Daedalic has been able to set new standards in adventure gaming and has been awarded with no less than 17 German Developer Awards (“Studio of the Year” 2009 among others), five German Computer Game Awards and a European Games Award.  As a publisher Daedalic brings unusual and exceptional titles such as Torchlight II, Botanicula and Tales of Monkey Island to the German market.




About the Dark Eye

The Dark Eye has been Europe's most best known fantasy RPG universe since 1984. In addition to the popular pen&paper adventures the Dark Eye is the basis for a successful series of videogame adaptions. The Dark Eye is licensed under Chromatrix GmbH. The Dark Eye is a trademark of Significant Fantasy Media Rights GbR.



Games PressGames Press is the leading online resource for games journalists. Used daily by magazines, newspapers, TV, radio, online media and retailers worldwide, it offers a vast, constantly updated archive of press releases and assets, and is the simplest and most cost-effective way for PR professionals to reach the widest possible audience. Registration for the site and the Games Press email digest is available, to the trade only, at www.gamespress.com.