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Review

Introduction For The King is a kingdom-building RPG video game where the player is tasked with delivering the land of Elyria from the clutches of the evil Lorn. To do so, the player must build up their kingdom’s defense and economy, gather resources, and recruit heroes to their cause. For The King is a lot like a combination of the games F...

For The King

  • Greg Burn
  • Apr 10, 2021

Introduction

For The King is a kingdom-building RPG video game where the player is tasked with delivering the land of Elyria from the clutches of the evil Lorn. To do so, the player must build up their kingdom’s defense and economy, gather resources, and recruit heroes to their cause. For The King is a lot like a combination of the games Fable, Heroes of Might and Magic, and Crusader Kings 2.

For The King is a turn-based tactical RPG that takes place in the fantasy world of Zadandor. The game tells the story of a king who was murdered and the future of the kingdom rests in the player's hands. The player is tasked with restoring order to the land, solving the mystery of the king's death, and punishing the evil that had him killed.

Gameplay

For The King is a kingdom-building RPG game that throws the player into the role of the king or queen of their own small kingdom. The player must work to develop their kingdom, build up its defenses, and grow their economy to be able to summon heroes to their cause and take on Lorn’s army.

The game starts with the player founding a settlement and then building it up from there, recruiting heroes, and fighting off Lorn’s forces as they invade. Eventually, the player will be able to start developing their kingdom by building a town hall, a barracks, a blacksmith, and more to build up their economy.

For The King is a turn-based tactical RPG with an emphasis on strategy. The player controls a party of up to four characters and has to complete tactical battles, explore the world, and solve puzzles. There are four playable characters in the game, each with their own unique playstyles, and eight different classes.

Graphics

For The King’s graphics remind me of a mix of the games Fable and Crusader Kings 2. The game is bright and colorful, and there is a lot of detail in the animations from the heroes to the small things like the plants.

The graphics in For The King are cartoony, which is fitting for the game's theme. The game has many different settings, so there are many different environments.

Replayability

For The King has a lot of replayability. The game is a lot of fun, and there are a lot of different ways to play. The gameplay is different every time, as the player has to keep coming up with new ways to defend against Lorn’s forces.

For The King includes multiple gameplay modes and side quests, making it a game that can be played for a long time.

Controls

The controls are simple and intuitive. The player can quickly do things like set up a line of defenses or send a hero out on a mission in a single click.

The controls in For The King are very straightforward. The player can move their party, attack, use skills, and interact with the environment.

Conclusion

I think For The King is a lot of fun. It’s a great mix of Fable, Heroes of Might and Magic, and Crusader Kings 2, and it’s easy to pick up and play, but it’s also a game that rewards careful strategy and planning. The graphics are beautiful, and the gameplay is addicting. I highly recommend it.

Pros:
  • Fairly good graphics
  • You can play in 3 different modes
  • No death, no stress
  • The game offers a lot of customization.
Cons:
  • Only 1 map
  • No multiplayer
  • No single-player campaign.
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