New Arc Line is a brand new RPG by Fulqrum Publishing and Dreamgate Games, set in a world where magic and the technological advances of Steampunk are on a collision course. At the heart of this is the city of New Arc, where various factions vie for control, monsters roam the streets, and power is the ultimate goal.
In New Arc Line, players will have the option of creating their character and selecting from different races. These include Human, Giant, Elf, and Dwarf. Each of these races will get different reactions in the world, depending on who players are interacting with. Players will be able to gather a party of allies to explore New Arc Line together, and deal with is many challenges. There are six classes and 12 subclasses in which players can become proficient, with these further split between magic and steampunk.
The player character is new to New Arc Line, looking for a cure to a disease that has affected their family. Players will be able to make various decisions that could in turn net them a reputation as a hero or villain. Battles will be turn based allowing players to work out the best tactics to beat combat encounters as they arise. The key features of New Arc Line include:
- Become the Hero or Villain you want to be
Create your own character as a Human, Elf, Dwarf or Giant, choose their gender, background and appearance. Keep in mind that inhabitants of this world might have their own prejudices and will treat you differently depending on your choices.
- Gather your Party
You won’t be alone on these shores. Meet and recruit a diverse cast of characters, learn their stories, face their demons together and help them grow, or use them for your own gain and discard them as fits your schemes. Who knows, maybe you will even find your true love!
- Master Technology or Magic
Evolve your character as you see fit using a detailed progression system with 6 character classes and 12 subclasses. Will you master the secrets of Magic to incinerate enemies as a Hellfire occultist, curse them with mystical Voodoo abilities, or assist your allies as a Celestial sage? Or will you rather cast aside the obsolete ways and become a Steampunk mechanic, Dieselpunk engineer or Teslapunk scientist, and turn your character into a walking steam-powered fortress?
- Fight for your Right
Command your party in turn-based tactical battles. Fight head-on and brute-force your way through encounters or observe and analyze each situation and come up with cunning strategies to conquer even seemingly overwhelming odds. There’s a plethora of skills, spells, crafting recipes and consumables at your disposal to turn the tide of battle in your favor.
- Manifest Your Destiny
Make a name for yourself, influence many lives for better or worse, and watch the consequences of your choices change the fate of this world!
New Arc Line is set to release in 2024 for PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S.
Source: Press Release