GOTLAND, SWEDEN – September 19, 2012 – ThreeGates today released a web-based version of the character creator from Legends of Aethereus, its forthcoming action Role-Playing Game (RPG). The lite version of the full character creator shows off some of the customization offered in the game and is available at: http://forum.threegates.se/index.php?topic=1054.0 The game is currently targeting an October release date with the full team focused on polish and tuning.
ThreeGates is currently a release candidate on Steam Greenlight™ ( http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=92957124) and anyone interested in eventually purchasing the game through Steam are encouraged to visit and vote if they want to see Legends of Aethereus on the platform. The game is being developed for Windows, Linux, and Mac operating systems and the studio is exploring a version for OUYA when the console launches in March 2013.
“The character creator is a web-based lite version of the full character creator,” said Don Geyer, CEO of ThreeGates. “It’s a nice showcase in a small package of what our character creator can do in the full game. We hope it gives our Kickstarter backers and Steam Greenlight supporters a sense of what character creation is like in the game and that is gets their imaginations going as to who they want to be in Aethereus.”
Legends of Aethereus is a high action RPG with up to four player co-op and a variety of PvP game types. Join forces in online multiplayer cooperative expeditions as the Inventor, Astrographer or Officer and venture into the uncharted wilderness of Aethereus seeking fame, glory and untold riches.
Invite your friends to your own customized Nexus City-State to battle in your arena or just show off how cool you've personalized your city using the statue-maker, banner creator and other customization features.
Embark on a variety of story driven hand-crafted expedition levels or explore the wilderness through a variety of procedurally generated exploration quests. Design and build new gear and weapons while you develop your character across a diverse and expansive skill tree allowing for a multitude of character strategies.
• Physics-based combat system including traps, set-up weapons and interaction with environmental objects
• Expedition system combines hand crafted levels with procedurally generated areas that allow for virtual infinite replayability
• The Statue-Maker, Banner Creator and other customization features allow you to personalize your own city environment
• PvP, CO-OP and Single Player combat in your own City-State Combat Arena
• Crafting and Materials system allows for virtual limitless customization
ThreeGates was formed in late 2010 by a group of people who all have years of experience in the game industry. The team has worked in the games field; as game designers, graphic artists, programmers, event producers, marketers and educators, in other constellations and on other projects, but always with the same drive and passion. Now they’ve teamed up with a common goal: to make great games. ThreeGates’ strengths are a tight-knit team, the ability to move fast, willingness to work hard and a drive for excellence. For more information, please visit: www.threegates.se
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