The world stands blind at the edge of the abyss, and one false step will send it plummeting into ruin
Oathborn: The Chronicle of Ruin is a grand-scale SRPG that charges you with leading a band of soldiers through a dangerous, desperate world of shifting alliances and arcane oblivion.
Inspired by classics like Ogre Battle, Suikoden II, and Final Fantasy Tactics, Oathborn is a game about strategic decision-making, compelling characters, and a story with no promises of happy ends or easy answers.
Command your troops at every level - Control your units through the three modes of gameplay: real-time tactics, turn-based combat, and traditional JRPG-style exploration.
Customize your soldiers with a myriad of systems - Strategize and experiment with more than 36 classes, 10 heroes, hundreds of pieces of equipment and augments, and finely-tuned control over each unit's statistical growth.
Vanquish your enemies in an invigorating take on turn-based combat - Knowledge is power, and victory comes most quickly to those with mastery over all facets of combat and its combatants.
Explore from the edges to the depths of a new fantasy world - Visit hundreds of locales, from bursting, bustling cities to beautiful, desolate deserts, to the deepest, darkest caverns, and all of the world in between.
Discover a complex, engaging story inspired by the best of the classics - Experience it first hand through dozens of wildly varied missions spanning the world over 25-30 hours of tightly-paced gameplay.
What is Oathborn: The Chronicle of Ruin?
Oathborn: The Chronicle of Ruin is an upcoming SRPG slated for release on PC, Mac, and Linux, primarily inspired by the Ogre Battle series, but also heavily influenced by games like Suikoden 2, Final Fantasy Tactics, and Final Fantasty VI.
What's Oathborn's story about?
Twenty years ago, the world was engulfed in a great war. The four belligerent nations - Valessia, Ondora, Zaragos, and Galamonde - were locked in a ceaseless conflict that had spanned generations, with no end in sight.
What's Oathborn's gameplay like?
Like many SRPGs -- Final Fantasy Tactics, Ogre Battle, and Tactics Ogre, to name a few -- Oathborn plays out over many stages accessed through a world map.
Is Oathborn coming to [platform other than PC, Mac, Linux]?
Development at this point is focused on building the core game, but console ports are an open possibility down the line.
When will Oathborn be released?
Oathborn's release date is TBD.
Who's developing Oathborn?
Oathborn currently has a development team of one -- me, Andrew Silverman, doer-of-all by circumstance, not choice. The development team will be expanding down the line.
How do army management and customization work in Oathborn?
In Oathborn, you command an army of up to fifty units divided into squads of five units each. Each squad is composed of one unique squad leader -- a 'hero' character, analogous to a party member in traditional JRPGs -- and four standard units.