Play this weird, low-fi peasant simulator from the designer of Threes
It’s the classic rags to riches story: start out as a lowly peasant, but work your way up to take the throne through a combination of hard work and cunning. But just like in real life, in Royals — a new game from Asher Vollmer, the designer of Threes — it’s never really clear what choices you should make, and how things will play out. A single wrong turn could lead to death.
Royals is a low-fi simulation game that looks like something you might’ve played on a Commodore 64. The game’s site describes it as “an old forgotten game from your youth… you can’t find the manual.” You start out on a small map, filled with mountains, houses, and lakes, and from there you make decisions in a quest to become a king or queen. You can ransack homes…
Source:: The Verge